VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: Volunteer fire fighter makes Liberty Hill a better place

By Lauren Jette Whenever there’s a fire, Williamson County Emergency Services District #4 responds to the call with a team of fire fighters ready to do whatever they can to save lives and property. Part of that team includes volunteer fire fighters like Amy Vanlandingham, a transplant from Colorado who volunteers with the department 48 […]

FOOD WISE: Quick, delicious solution to game-day hunger

By CHEF RENEE MORGAN What better way to spend a Saturday than at a bunch of little boys youth league football game? That’s exactly what I did last weekend and I can tell you that no little (ahem, excuse me – Big!) boys ever played more entertaining football. Nevermind the fact that I happen to […]

R&R Tires focuses on customer service, affordable prices

By Christine Bolaños After about eight months in the oil industry, Rob Rand decided it was time to try something he had always been good at and would allow him more time with his family. Using his eight years of experience working at other tire stores, Rand opened his very own shop in Liberty Hill […]

Summer snack program focuses on local children

By Lauren Jette Children in Liberty Hill didn’t have to worry about being hungry during the months in between school, thanks to the Summer Snack Program put on by Operation Liberty Hill. In its second summer, the snack program distributed 1,000 backpacks filled with 14,300 individual snacks to kids in the area, said coordinator Meredith […]

Liberty Hill crushes Brenham 41-14

By Lauren Jette (Updated: Sept. 10, 2015) The Panthers rebounded from a season opening loss with a statement win over the visiting Brenham Cubs 41-14 last Friday at Panther Stadium. “I was really proud of the way our kids played, they did a great job both on offense and defense,” said head coach Jerry Vance. […]

Another gold for LH cross country

By LAUREN JETTE The Lady Panthers Cross Country team built on their first place finish in the first meet of the season with another top finish on Aug. 28 at the Belton invitational, while the Panthers took third place. “A lot of the runners had a better time this week,” said head coach Kim Holt. […]

Tennis team looking to senior leaders

By LAUREN JETTE While almost every sport offered at Liberty Hill High School has established a bar for success, the Panther Tennis program is still looking for its first big achievement. The fall team tennis season is still new at Liberty Hill, with the Panthers competing in this season for just the second time, but […]

Lady Dawgs top panthers in volleyball

By Lauren Jette The Lady Panthers dropped a home match against the Copperas Cove Lady Dawgs on Tuesday night, 13-25, 15-25, 16-25. “They had a really strong middle attack and we just didn’t have an answer for that,” said head coach Gretchen Peterson. “I thought we actually did well when they swung from the outside, […]

Panthers find success up the middle

By SEAN SHAPIRO It’s hard to decipher Liberty Hill’s offense. For opponents used to preparing for quick-moving, pass-heavy offenses, the Slot-T offense is a throwback that can confuse and disorient defenders. Need proof? Take a look at the Panthers track record under Jerry Vance, where they’ve won seemingly more games than passes completed. So, if […]

Bordelon continues tradition of service

By Christine Bolaños When Michele Bordelon took a job as a part-time French fry maker at Liberty Hill ISD in 1998 she had no idea it was the first step in a career spanning nearly two decades. As the cafeteria manager at Liberty Hill High School, Bordelon is charged with ensuring everything food-related runs smoothly. […]