Prosperity Bank holds School Supply Drive

Prosperity Bank School Supply Drive-web

Employees from Prosperity Bank held a school supply drive this summer and collected items from community members and customers to donate to Liberty Hill classrooms. From left are Sharon Munoz, Shelby Roffman, Amanda Benavides, Richard Waite, Janie Pattillo and Hallie Smith. The school supply drive is an annual community effort hosted by Prosperity Bank. (Lauren […]

Restaurant serves up more than fried chicken in first year in Liberty Hill

Chicken Express recently marked its first year in Liberty Hill. From left are employees J.T. Solis, Amanda McCuiston, Wendy Davis, Raeann Collier and General Manager Mitch Van Horn. (Lauren Jette Photo)

By Lauren Jette Just a little more than a year ago, Liberty Hill welcomed Chicken Express, and in its first year of operation, the restaurant has become a part of the community for more than just fried chicken. “We’re very happy to be here and very happy to make this our hometown and that’s something […]

Chief urges drop in Liberty Hill speed limits

Signs prohibiting the use of hand-held mobile devices while driving are posted at all entrances to Liberty Hill. Officers are now enforcing the ordinance. (Staff Photo)

Liberty Hill Police Chief Randy Williams is recommending a change in the speed limit on State Highway 29, dropping it from 55 to 45 miles per hour. “There has been an increase in traffic crashes in and around our city,” Williams said. “The main cause of these crashes is driver inattention, but speed is almost […]

Defense passes test against pass-heavy offense

The Liberty Hill defense worked on containing Stephenville’s passing attack in the scrimmage. (Alex Rubio Photo)

By LAUREN JETTE The Liberty Hill defense is used to lining up against offensive teammates and defending against the Slot-T style. After two weeks of practice, the Panthers finally went up against unfamiliar faces in a pass offense during a scrimmage against Stephenville on Saturday at Panther Stadium. “I thought we really played well on […]

Panthers impress in scrimmage with Stephenville

Stephenville and Liberty Hill clashed in a scrimmage this past Saturday at Liberty Hill’s Panther Stadium. (Alex Rubio Photo)

By LAUREN JETTE Panther fans got their first glimpse of the 2015 version of Liberty Hill football, while players got their first taste of game action during a scrimmage against Stephenville last Saturday at Panther Stadium. Although a score wasn’t kept and the game clock wasn’t on, both teams got the experience of running plays […]

Cheering on the Panthers

Liberty Hill High School Varsity Cheerleaders are, back row from left, Bree Watson, Captain Camila Montelongo, Captain Makenzie Moreno, Ashlee Perkkio, Kelby Jones and Sophia Garcia. Front row from left are Brooke Buescher, Shay Weathers, Amanda Marvin, Victoria Yarbrough, Courtney Smith, Shanese Stephens and Payton Swieczkowski. Mascot is Erin Goodson. (1st Photo Texas)

By LAUREN JETTE This is going to be a year of firsts for Liberty Hill High School Cheerleaders with a new coach, a class period built into the bell schedule, and a UIL competition to look forward to later this year. Both the varsity and junior varsity teams have already started working on the upcoming […]

New coach leads tennis charge

The Liberty Hill Panther Tennis team is ready to start its second fall tennis season under first-year head coach Jacob Jones and assistant coach Monica Miller. Jones expects to have a strong varsity team and solid junior varsity team compete this season. (Lauren Jette Photo)

By LAUREN JETTE The start of a new fall tennis season brings new faces, both on the court and on the sideline. This year, first year head coach Jacob Jones takes the reins of the Liberty Hill High School tennis team, along with assistant coach Monica Miller. “I’m very, very excited,” Jones said. “It looks […]

They run this town…literally

Members of the cross country team are Tyler Odell, Ryan Ray, Sam Ramirez, Nathan Kindle, David Larkin, Clayton Oherlein, Ethan Barre, Nick Roth, Andrew Frerichs, Clayton Nance, Jacob Ingram, Wyatt Spangler, Parker Nance, Walker Gilbert, Cade Cole, Bryce Stratton, Leo Rodriguez, Jarod Dixon, Jorge Leija, Christian Montelongo, Nick Bramhall, Jordan Smith, Amanda Marvin, Jacqueline Holliday, Safira Molina, Courtney Peterson, Mckynzie King, Emma Hofmann, Abbi Shelton, Emhely Guzman, Shannon Warren, Mayben Alexander, Holly Haskell, Kaitlyn Schutze, Ellie Rimann, Danielle Rimann, Hannah Brown, Molly Cowart, Lauren Brooks, Cassidey Weems, Sarah Bitters, Kaitlyn Peterson, Ellana Luna, Avery Heider, Mikayla Stiles, Tabitha Bowles, Maddie Strickland, Clarissa Lloyd, Kennedy Coleman. (Shannon Hofmann Photo)

By LAUREN JETTE A herd of pounding feet kick up clouds of dust, while heavy breathing and words of encouragement break through the early morning quiet. Another season of cross country has begun for the Liberty Hill Panthers. After a disappointing finish for the girls team at the state meet last year, where the Lady […]

Governor selects ESD Commissioner Crabtree for appointment

U.S. Marine Maj. James Crabtree, who serves as commissioner on the WCESD #4, was recently appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Governor’s Council. (Courtesy Photo)

By Christine Bolaños Governor Greg Abbott recently appointed a commissioner of the Williamson County ESD #4 to the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Governor’s Council. Marine Maj. James Crabtree is the new Texas Ambassador of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. His responsibilities will almost be an extension of his current job as coordinator of […]

Junior High football ready for success

The junior high football coaches are looking forward to another season. From left are Tommy Foster, Josh Curtis, Danny Knowles, John Mason and Andy Passwater. (1st Photo Texas)

By LAUREN JETTE While the Liberty Hill Panthers have been hard at work preparing for their upcoming football season, junior high players will soon take to the field to start laying the foundation for the future of Panther football. Junior high players will learn the same offense and defense the high school runs, said junior […]