THROWBACK THURSDAY: Remembering Wanda Lane – a Liberty Hill treasure

By JAMES WEAR It’s the words inscribed on her tombstone out in the Liberty Hill Cemetery that perhaps sum up the life of Wanda Lane: “A mother to many, a friend to all.” Wanda is widely regarded as one of the most influential persons to ever have called Liberty Hill home, and today, 19 years […]

From historic downtown, Free Masons seek opportunities to make a difference

By Dana Delgado The stately, old limestone building yearns to tell its tale. Its aged limestone blocks towering two stores are blackened at the top. Beneath those darkened age spots one can faintly see, etched in stone, the numbers 1883, the year the building was completed. Resting in the middle of seven buildings in Liberty […]

LHHS offering students health services curriculum tract

By Dana Delgado Christine McCloskey has had to tend to many an injury, sprain, or other physical issue as an athletic trainer over the years. It’s been a career in progress that has seen her travel about the state serving several different school districts. The Houston area native got her start as a student trainer […]

Author starts a conversation among youth, families to build ‘the inner self’

By Dana Delgado Liberty Hill author Lisa Roberts launched her first book in January, and with it she launched her heart and soul. She grew up on a farm in Brenham where the world seemed much smaller, slower, and certainly much simpler.  Although, there were complications with her once evangelical missionary father and her spiritual […]

Hofmann credits scouting, family for strong work ethic

Encouraged by his grandfather to learn more about the world around him, Grant Hofmann joined scouting in elementary school and along the way grew to understand the importance of being self-sufficient and tenacious, and the value of working hard to make a difference. As his experience at Liberty Hill High School winds down, the 18-year-old […]

Organizers hope to bring Miss Heart of USA Pageant to Liberty Hill

Miss Heart of the USA Pageant is unlike most other pageants. It was founded on the premise of paying it forward and giving back to the community. One of its major emphasis is on addressing hunger in communities by collecting and donating food items to local food pantries wherever pageants are held. Suanne Clopton from […]

Union Hall Baptist Church rededicates sanctuary

Finally, after several hundred hours of volunteer work over the last few weeks, the doors of the completely renovated sanctuary at the Union Hall Baptist Church in Liberty Hill will swing open for a formal re-dedication March 9. Pastor Robert Butts said the community is invited to their welcoming and rededication services at 11 a.m. […]

Future Chef contest yields healthy sandwiches

By Dana Delgado Nutrition isn’t just a nine letter word being tossed around lightly these days. At least not in the minds and stomachs of students who participated in the Annual Future Chef Competition Feb. 13 at Bill Burden Elementary School in Liberty Hill. “Future Chef is a friendly competition that allows students to experience […]

Color Guard welcomes new challenge of competition

By Dana Delgado The Liberty Hill High School Color Guard could well have called this first year venture into competition as a learning experience. The group is small in numbers and relatively inexperienced with no member having more than two years of experience. They are young by color guard standards and novices to competition. They […]

Copeland’s coaching skills still the tools of his trade

By Dana Delgado Scott Copeland may have stepped down as an active high school coach five years ago, but he is finding himself coaching more now than ever as an Assistant Principal at the Liberty Hill Intermediate School. He is coaching so much more that  Principal Kathy Major refers to him as “our campus coach.” […]