Bikers raise funds for Lions’ charities

Cyclists from across Central Texas met in Liberty Hill Saturday for the annual Rip Roar’n Ride bike race for charity.  (Kathy Canady Photo)

The Liberty Hill Lions Club annual Rip Roar’n Ride had another strong turnout this past weekend as the organization raised money for multiple causes. Greg Garnett said 236 riders biked the course that started and ended at Liberty Hill Elementary School. The course wound its way through Liberty Hill, into Bertram, then into Burnett before […]

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 […]

Varsity girls fall to Rouse

Junior captain and point guard Shelby Whitten (#3) hits a jumper from the elbow in the Lady Panthers’ 60-42 loss Nov. 18. (Photo by Kathy Canady)

By TAYLOR GRAFFT The Varsity Lady Panthers basketball team fell to Rouse on Monday night in their second home game of the season. After defeating Lehman 73-41 on Saturday afternoon in their season opener, the Lady Panthers couldn’t find their shot in the game against Rouse. Coach Matt Kirschner was disappointed in the loss, but […]

Local Rodeo Hall of Fame to induct Foust

Elroy Foust, 87, will be the first inductee in the Liberty Hill Rodeo Hall of Fame this weekend during the Liberty Hill Pro Rodeo at Williamson County Cowboy Church’s Harvest Arena. (Photo by Kate Ludlow)

By KATE LUDLOW The Liberty Hill Rodeo Hall of Fame will be welcoming its first inductee this year — lifelong Liberty Hill resident Elroy Foust. Hall of Fame committee member Courtney Adair said that Foust was the perfect choice. “We wanted someone who had been around Liberty Hill for their life. With Elroy, you don’t […]

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 […]