April – July 2013
Liberty Hill city and school district voters may cast ballots early from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 29, in the Municipal Court Building on RR 1869.
UIL Area Softball Playoffs
#2 Liberty Hill vs. # 17 Iowa Park (best-of-three)
Glen Rose High School, 1102 Stadium Drive,
Glen Rose 76043
Game 1: 7 p.m., Thursday, May 2 @Glen Rose HS
Game 2: 6 p.m., Friday, May 3 @Glen Rose HS
Game 3: 8 p.m., Friday, May 3 @Glen Rose HS
All student athletes are required to have an annual physical exam before any workouts next school year.
Students have the option of having this exam performed by a family doctor or by the Liberty Hill Team Physicians Paul Berg, M.D. and Michael Putney, M.D.
Dr. Berg is a family physician from the Scott & White Georgetown Central Clinic. Dr. Putney is an orthopaedic surgeon with Round Rock Orthopaedics & Rehab.
The boys will receive their athletic physical on Tuesday, May 14.
The girls will receive their athletic physical on Wednesday, May 15.
The district will provide transportation from the Intermediate and Junior High campuses to the High School for this activity. Junior High physicals will begin at approximately 3 p.m. and the High School physicals at 5 p.m. Any additional information regarding schedules will be given to student athletes on each campus.
The cost of the physical will be $15 with a family cap of $25. The family cap extends to immediate family only (brothers/sisters).
For more information, contact the High School Athletic Training Room
VFW hosts Memorial Day events
The Liberty Hill VFW Post 8200 and its Ladies Auxiliary, along with the participation of local Boy and Cub Scouts, will be celebrating Memorial Day on Monday, May 27.
The day will begin early with a free pancake and sausage breakfast accompanied by plenty of juice and coffee for everyone from 6-8 a.m. Then a brief ceremony will commence in Veterans Park. The public is invited to attend.
Memorial Day is a U.S. federal holiday that occurs annually on the last Monday of May. It is a day to remember and honor all the Americans who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
The Scouts will also be replacing old and worn American Flags at the Liberty Hill Cemetery on Saturday, May 25, beginning at 9 a.m.
Over the Hill Gang annual meeting
The Over the Hill Gang will have its annual meeting on May 30. All members are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and there is no need to bring anything. The business meeting will open after lunch. Officers to be elected for the ensuing year will be presented and the election will proceed. Only members may vote.
The community is invited to attend a reunion of those who attended Liberty Hill’s old red school from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the VFW Post downtown.
The red brick school building, which was located on the site of the current Liberty Hill Intermediate School, was torn down and replaced in 1969.
Event organizer Gary Spivey, a member of the Liberty Hill Development Foundation, said anyone associated with the old school is encouraged to attend along with others in the community interested in learning more about the history of Liberty Hill.
Those who attended the school, or whose relatives may have attended the school, are asked to bring any old photographs and yearbooks, or other memorabilia. Items that may be shared or donated to the planned Liberty Hill Museum will be accepted at the event, as well as financial donations to the project.
The Officers and Directors of the Liberty Hill Cemetery Association invite the community to the 61st Annual Homecoming on June 2 at the park area of the cemetery.
The annual homecoming continues to provide an opportunity for families to get together and enjoy a meal and good company for an afternoon. Families hold reunions in conjunction with this event and Homecoming continues to allow the community a time to get together visit and reminisce in a peaceful setting. This day is one day away from busy schedules to come together as a community in remembrance of those who have passed.
The meal will begin at approximately 11:30 a.m. and will be catered by Mopsie’s Catering. The Liberty Hill Cemetery began their tradition with Rudy Mikeska’s Catering in 1968. It was the first large catering job for them. Mopsie Mikeska Cavo continued the business after Rudy’s death. Mopsie has retired this year and the family tradition will continue with Bobby Cavo, Mopsie’s son, taking the catering reins and continuing to provide great barbecue for the large crowd. The meal will consist of bar-becue brisket, sausage, beans, coleslaw, condiments and tea. The cost is $9 per plate. Desserts are not provided with the meal. There may be desserts available for purchase in limited supply and you may bring your own as well.
An important part of the homecoming is the reading of those having passed over the last year. For many, this is a part of the closure associated with the passing of a loved one. This will be followed by a speech given by 26th District Court Judge Billy Ray Stubblefield of Williamson County.
Local historian Gary Spivey will have historical photographs on display and a DVD of old Liberty Hill following Judge Stubblefield’s speech. This allows many individuals an opportunity to reminisce and others to learn about the history of the place they have come to call home.
Musical entertainment will be provided by Emily Cousins.
Books will also be available for purchase, which include a history of the Liberty Hill Cemetery as well as history about the community. The books, “Culture of the Shin Oak Ridge Folk” by J. Gordon Bryson, Recollections and Observations of Judge C. L. Chance as told to his son Joseph E. Chance and the Liberty Hill Cemetery Book of Burials will be available for purchase with the proceeds to benefit the Liberty Hill Cemetery Association.
Homecoming is the only fundraiser for the association and while nothing is added to the price of the meal, donations are always welcome and may be made payable to the Liberty Hill Cemetery Association.
Liberty Hill High School graduation ceremony honoring the Class of 2013 is at 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, at the New Panther Stadium.
Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce will open new office July 16
The Liberty Hill Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the Grand Opening of its new office with a breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 16.
The new office is located at 155 Hillcrest, Suite A in the San Gabriel Crossing Apartments in Liberty Hill.
Guest speakers for the event include City Manager Greg Boatright, Chief of Police Randy Williams, Planning & Zoning Commission Chairman Clyde Davis, Mayor Jamie Williamson, and representatives from the City’s Economic Development Corp. and Williamson County Emergency Services District #4.
VFW Pancake Supper
The Liberty Hill VFW will host its monthly Pancake Supper from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 16.
The all-you-can-eat supper features pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice for $5 per person or $15 maximum for families.
The Pancake Supper, a monthly fundraiser for the VFW, is held on the third Tuesday evening of each month.
This month’s event also benefits the Liberty Hill Girl Scouts.