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.” […]

Revival ‘Ignite’ hopes to unite community for God-centered purpose

By SHELLY WILKISON Fellowship Church Pastor Michael Wright believes “Liberty Hill is on the cusp of something spectacular.” That’s why the church is sponsoring “Ignite” Liberty Hill, a four-day revival intended to “unite the community across religions, beliefs and demographic lines,” Wright said. The revival, which features the preaching of Rev. Ryan Fontenot, pastor of […]

Welding class teaches life lessons, career skills

By Dana Delgado Life on a small family farm in Oklahoma taught Mike Rempe a lot. He was handling hay and working on machines and in his words, “loved it.”  It was so rewarding that when his high school Agriculture teacher approached him about becoming a part of the vocational program, saying “no” never crossed […]

LHHS alum returns as popular author

By Dana Delgado Jodi Meadows, formerly Jodi Lawrence, a Liberty Hill High School graduate from the Class of 2001, spoke to LHHS English students Jan. 30 about being a published author. “It’s quite exciting any time we have an author visit our school, but to have a former student who has a successful career as […]

When their paths crossed, dreams seemed possible

  By Dana Delgado Arely Narvaez Sanchez has big dreams. The Liberty Hill High School senior hopes to earn a degree in nursing following graduation. But, coming from modest means and a humble background, she has had to deal with many obstacles. At times, it’s been overwhelming. Vicky McCowan is the dedicated Registrar at Liberty […]

Raised in the fire service, Watson’s career choice was a given

By Dana Delgado Liberty Hill firefighter Travis Watson didn’t have to look far for a career. The Central Texas native grew up at the Hudson Bend Fire Station where his father, Bruce Watson, also a former Liberty Hill fire chief, was a legend with over 35 years of service as Chief. His grandfather had also […]

Liberty Hill welcomes Palmer to Public Library

By DANA DELGADO  Despite her circuitous science career path that included a Master’s Degree in Biological Anthropology and a move to Texas from Illinois to get her Ph.D., Angela Palmer is very much at home as Liberty Hill’s new Public Library Director. “I’ve had that deer in the headlights feeling, but it’s a new challenge […]

Local artist on a heartfelt mission to enrich lives through art

By DANA DELGADO  Renae Kingsley is on a heartfelt mission. The Liberty Hill resident who relocated from Round Rock is peddling as fast as she can because she knows that for someone it is a stormy day or worse, a lasting troubled life. She knows the pain because she has felt it. Her father died […]

Family events promise to spark holiday spirit

Holiday events within a short driving distance of Liberty Hill offer local families plenty of opportunities to get into the spirit of the season. On Sunday, Liberty Hill celebrates Christmas with its annual Christmas Festival and Parade, Jingle Bell 5K Run and 1K Walk, and the Trail of Lights at Lions Foundation Park. The Jingle […]