Brooks to perform Saturday at LHUMC

The Liberty Hill United Methodist Church’s Summer Concert Series is back, and Danny Brooks will be August’s entertainment. This self-described Southern Soul singer is bringing his mix of blues, country, soul, gospel and mountain music to town this weekend and will play his old classics as well as songs off his new album, “Texassippi Hill […]

Saddle up for the Liberty Hill Pro Rodeo

By KATE LUDLOW Saddle up for the Liberty Hill Pro Rodeo and Bull Riding coming up on Labor Day weekend. The Williamson County Cowboy Church is hosting the event, which begins Thursday, August 30. Co-sanctioned by the Cowboy Pro Rodeo Association and the United Pro Rodeo Association, the event  features everything from Mutton Busting to […]

Allen Hurt & The Mountain Showmen bring bluegrass at its finest to Liberty Hill

By KATE LUDLOW There exists a group of musicians today, who continue to produce new music, and who just can’t identify with modern country music, try as they might. Allen Hurt is one of those musicians. “I can’t say I like the new country, the pop country. It’s almost rock and roll. A lot of […]

Leona Williams sees renaissance of ‘real country roots music’ just over horizon

By CHARLEY WILKISON If you’ve ever dropped a tear for “Yes Ma’am, he Found me in a Honky-Tonk,” or wondered who is singing backup on Merle Haggard’s “The Way I Am” then you’re not only a bonafide country music aficionado, you’re already a Leona Williams fan. Leona doesn’t mind talking about the past as long […]

Many nearby choices for July 4th fireworks, family-friendly celebrations

Though Liberty Hill is not hosting a community Fourth of July celebration, several surrounding communities will be hosting special events, so fireworks are just a short drive away. BERTRAM will celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks show at the baseball fields in the 600 block of E. FM 243. The fireworks show will start at […]

LHUMC announces summer concert series

The Liberty Hill United Methodist Church announces its all-new LHUMC Summer Concert Series, showcasing big town stars and small town camaraderie. The first of the three events, sponsored by The Word FM, will feature award-winning country star Pauline Reese and the Texas Eagle Dirt Band on Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the Liberty Hill United […]

Local musician keeping the beat for Mark Allan Atwood & Brimstone

By KATE LUDLOW Mark Allan Atwood has been making music for over 30 years, but feels his newest band, Mark Allan Atwood & Brimstone offers something different. “Even on a bad night, it’s still pretty good,” he said. “This band feels more solid than anything I’ve ever done. We do this crazy thing called rehearse, […]

Chubby Knuckles Choir serving up mix of music styles at Dahlia Cafe

Chubby Knuckles Choir serving up mix of music styles at Dahlia Cafe By Kate Ludlow Staff Writer Ask Liberty Hill resident Dave Gould what type of music his band plays and you’re guaranteed to stump him. “That’s the $64,000 question. We have yet to come up with an answer to that,” he says. A mix […]

Visit to Haunted Jail helps local families during the holidays

Visit to Haunted Jail helps local families during the holidays As if a century-old jail that once housed the worst of Williamson County isn’t scarey enough, the narrow walkways and cell blocks will be especially creeped out this month as thousands of visitors wind their way through for a good cause. First opened to prisoners […]