Lady Panthers start district with perfect record

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Lady Panthers Softball team and Coach Charice Hankins are starting off their district schedule right where they left off last season. Perfect. Now the Lady Panthers are focusing their attention on the Burnet Lady Bulldogs as they host their rivals on Friday, March 21 in their third district game. [...]

Music teacher seeks votes to obtain grant

By Dana Delgado Liberty Hill Elementary School Music Teacher Linda Downey is in the running for some much needed grant money and with the deadline quickly approaching, is looking for votes to support her proposal. The contest is part of Farmers Insurance “Thank a Million Teachers” program launched by The University of Farmers Education Foundation, [...]

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 track finishes strong in Lampasas

By Taylor Grafft LAMPASAS — The Liberty Hill Track and Field team competed in the Lampasas High School Badger Relays March 7, and each of the varsity and junior varsity teams finished at the top of the team standings. All four of Fredericksburg’s teams (varsity boys and girls, and junior varsity boys and girls) finished [...]

Pereira returns from military duty to economic nightmare

By Dana Delgado Nothing that Liberty Hill resident Roy Pereira faced in the U.S. Army could have prepared him for the nightmare he would experience when he left. When the military short-circuited his plans of “making it a career,” the serviceman, who had trained as a combat engineer and a heavy demolition expert, was in [...]

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 [...]

Cox, Burns look to savor success again in discus and shot put

By Dana Delgado Although only a sophomore and junior respectively at Liberty Hill High School, Kristin Cox and Brianna Burns are on track to becoming standout throwers in the discus and shot put events. “Both Kristen and Brianna have tons of potential, and are improving each and every day,” said girls track Coach Gretchen Peterson. [...]

Junkin living out childhood dream as Lady Panther pitcher

By Taylor Grafft For Liberty Hill junior softball pitcher Sam Junkin the dream of being the starting pitcher for the Liberty Hill Lady Panthers softball team started at a young age. Her journey to the top started when Junkin watched her mother, Jamie Junkin, coach in a State tournament as a kid. Junkin remembered seeing [...]

City prepares for growth by hiring planner

By SHELLY WILKISON While better positioning Liberty Hill for growth has been the goal of the business community for some time, the City Council took a big step in that direction in January when it created the position of City Planner and hired a credentialed person to fill it. While fairly new to Texas, Amber [...]