Wilson’s big give to Liberty Hill will stand taller than a stadium

By SHELLY WILKISON Some have referred to it as “the big give,” but for Michael Wilson, the gift of a football field to Liberty Hill five years ago was just something he could do to make things better for kids. “Just leave it better than you found it,” says Wilson, who admits that building a [...]

A lifetime of service for love of family, community

By Dana Delgado Gilbert Vickers is not of those legendary athletes that is immortalized in record books, remembered for unforgettable sporting feats or whose name has lived eternally in Liberty Hill High School lore for unbelievable athleticism. Although, playing during some lean athletic years in the early 1960’s with only 12 teammates on a winless [...]

Veteran’s new home ends long struggle

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — This was a day Shirley Wright was beginning to think was never going to come. The Army veteran, who suffers from lupus, has had to huddle in small make-shift quarters with her two young adopted granddaughters and her daughter braving Texas’ brutally hot summers and the cold of winter for [...]

Liberty Hill dedicates new high school

By SHELLY WILKISON Two years ago, school district officials and the Liberty Hill community met on pasture land that for generations had raised crops and livestock, and spoke of a day when a new high school would be built there. On Sunday, many of the same people gathered in a new auditorium about 200 yards [...]

Yodeling cowgirl, taxidermist making dreams come true

By Dana Delgado ANDICE — Evelyn (Mills) Billington defies description. Born in Germany, the Williamson County resident spent the first few years of her life in an orphanage before being adopted. Noises bothered her then and to this day she has to sleep with ear plugs to keep out all noises including the chirps of [...]

Businessman sparks unique celebration of service

By Dana Delgado Although Don Bebee’s personal and professional world has been severely shaken in the last 60 days, the Liberty Hill businessman didn’t think twice when he decided to make sure someone he barely knew a few years ago acquired her own personal peace. Bebee’s mother, who had courageously survived cancer five years ago, [...]

1964 senior class project brought water to Liberty Hill

By Dana Delgado Nearly 50 years ago, the youthful prodigy of three bright-eyed, highly industrious students struck upon an idea — a pipe dream at the time –  that markedly impacted residents of Liberty Hill then and to this day. The three were James Myers, Tony Miranda, and Margie Frasier who made up the entire [...]

Artist recycling toys into grand sculptures

By Dana Delgado  Accomplished and self-proclaimed “Pixilated Artist” Terry Parks (aka Terry Tunes) is onto something wildly new at his rural home studio in Liberty Hill.   That something, which has been two years in the making, amounts to a collection of amazing sculptures bordering bizarre but impressively creative. “It’s the ‘Keep Austin Weird’ in [...]

Child health and wellness fair is Oct. 5

Local health care professionals will participate in a Healthy Kids Back to School Bash on Oct. 5 at Liberty Hill Pediatric Dentistry. The health and wellness fair, which is free and open to the public, will feature booths from local health professionals as well as community organizations that offer activities or services for children. Dr. [...]

LHHS Homecoming Royalty 2013

LHHS Homecoming Royalty 2013 Liberty Hill High School students will select a Homecoming King and Queen this week and both will be presented at the Homecoming football game Friday when the Panthers meet Rockdale at Panther Stadium. The 2013 Homecoming Court, pictured above, are front row from left, Freshman Duchess Clarissa Lloyd, Sophomore Duchess Grace [...]