Unique collectibles, antiques available at The Ranch House

By Dana Delgado It’s been over 120 years in the making and owner Jenna Mount along with her mother Patsy Irvin can’t wait to share and offer their unique collection of vintage, primitive, antique and collectable items at their new business venture, The Ranch House Antiques, beginning today, Sept. 4. The Ranch House Antiques is […]

37th Annual Oatmeal Festival draws crowds to Bertram

By SEAN SHAPIRO BERTRAM – Mark Sutherberg knows exactly how he likes his oatmeal. Instead of adding sugar or other fixings, Sutherberg prefers his oatmeal plain and simple. Otherwise, it becomes very difficult to scarf down in a speedy manner when you have less than a minute to eat as many bowls as possible. That […]

Athlete inspires others to cheer

By Dana Delgado Several times each day, Abbie Amsler is asked the same question by a multitude of classmates, awed onlookers and a growing number of inspired international admirers. “How do you do it?” they ask in amazement of her phenomenal success in the strenuous and precise cheer competition world that includes team routines, stunts […]

Mother holds onto faith, positive memories after losing son in crash

By SHELLY WILKISON She passes by his room several times a day, but still can’t bring herself to turn the doorknob. It’s the place where he played video games, watched his favorite television programs and slept with his beloved cat, BUU. It’s the place where his cousin, Larnce Davis, and his best friend, Marshall Whiteley, […]

Panthers grab historic win at Cub Stadium

By TAYLOR GRAFFT BRENHAM — Against all odds, the Liberty Hill Panthers proved their doubters wrong. No one gave them a chance entering into their Friday night game against 5A Brenham at Cub Stadium, but Liberty Hill proved that games aren’t won on paper. The Panthers came into the game with injuries to key players, a […]

5-A Brenham poses tough test for Panthers

By SEAN SHAPIRO Brenham was never supposed to be on Liberty Hill’s schedule this season. But back in February, the phone started ringing and Liberty Hill Head Coach Jerry Vance was suddenly scrambling to find an opponent for Week 2. “A couple schools we had played for a number of years backed out of our […]

Globe Theater restoration attracts curious festival goers

By SEAN SHAPIRO BERTRAM – Attempting to escape the heat at the Bertram Oatmeal Festival, a family of four sat back, laughed, and enjoyed a classic black and white silent film in which a pair of golfers tear up a golf course with a variety of antics. Sitting three rows behind the family, Zach Hamilton […]

Liberty Hill hosts Cross Country Invitational

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Cross Country team is set to host the 2014 Liberty Hill Cross Country Invitational this Saturday, Sept. 6, at Liberty High Junior High. The meet will feature 35 different schools and their teams competing in Liberty Hill. This year’s course has been adjusted to make the Boys 5K a […]

Spellbound by ‘Godspell’

By ART RODRIGUEZ If you were like me as a child, Sunday School ran the gamut from exciting to the mundane. However, I was never taught the parables from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke in quite the way “Godspell” by the Austin Theatre Project re-enacts them. First opened on Broadway in 1971, “Godspell” tells […]

La Grange bringing a classic cat fight to Pantherland tonight

By SEAN SHAPIRO Liberty Hill’s season-opening game against La Grange got some added outside hype two weeks ago when Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine published its list of the top 50 must-see games in 2014. Friday night’s game checked in at No. 41 on the list, and deservedly had “classic” written all over it. However, […]