Army of angels ease pain for injured officer

By Dana Delgado  BERTRAM — A harrowing motorcycle accident Douglas (Doug) Wall was involved in on the early afternoon of April 26 is still pretty much a blur. What has become very clear to the Police Sergeant with the Bertram Police Department is that he has an army of angels he never knew he had. […]

Senior nutrition program serves Liberty Hill elderly, homebound

By BRAD STUTZMAN Contributor to The Independent Denise Schilli pulls her Meals on Wheels van into Helen Whitted’s driveway, delivering a hot lunch to the Liberty Hill woman who lives in a small cottage on family property. It’s late morning and Ms. Schilli is about halfway through her route, which began at the Bagdad Senior […]

Floor outlet covers from top to bottom

By Brenda Young Jason Roman opened his newest retail franchise in Liberty Hill only three weeks ago, and he couldn’t be happier with the response he has received in his new hometown. A native of East Texas, Roman owns and operates the USA Flooring Outlet franchise he started 13 years ago. “We had kind of […]

Panthers move to Regional Semifinals vs Lubbock Cooper

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers baseball team is moving onto the Regional Semifinal round this weekend after sweeping Stephenville in a best-of-three series last week. The Panthers relied on clutch hitting in Game One and elite run scoring in Game Two to sink their opponents and move onto the next round. Liberty Hill […]

Calhoun opens Liberty Hill chiropractic practice

By Dana Delgado When Dr. Lynn Emmett Calhoun’s chiropractic practice went up in flames in March in Cedar Park, the veteran chiropractor decided to move his business closer to home in Liberty Hill. The move would provide more time with the family as well as allow greater time with his beloved horses. Furthermore, it would […]

Mahlon’s blends family values with business success

By Brenda Young LEANDER  — When Bob Wolesensky was growing up in Nebraska, he came across a delicious snack that would set the stage for a lifelong love of beef jerky and eventually turn into a successful business with his wife and three children. Wolesensky and his wife Tyree are the owners of Mahlon’s Microcrafted […]

House will run at Hardin-Simmons

By Taylor Grafft Senior Ryan House, who was the 800-Meter Area Champion this year with a time of 2:04.46, signed with Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene so that he could compete in both cross country and track at the next level. House signed his letter of intent in front of a crowd of friends, family, coaches […]

Heidelberg leads Panthers with quickness, determination

By Taylor Grafft In his final season as a Liberty Hill Panther, senior Tristan Heidelberg is making sure he makes the most out of his experiences with the baseball team and is hoping to help lead them to a State Championship before it’s all over. Heidelberg prides himself on using his strong arm, quickness and […]

Expect Brewer, Bannon to be future lead runners for Liberty Hill

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill Intermediate School students Tannis Brewer and Kaleb Bannon enjoy running and as fifth and sixth graders, respectively, they already have the taste for competition. The two students took first place May 9 in the school’s 5th Annual Intermediate Mile. Held this year in Panther Stadium, the annual event offers physical […]

Panther baseball advances to Regional Quarterfinals

By Taylor Grafft The Liberty Hill Panthers baseball team is gearing up for their Regional Quarterfinal matchup with Stephenville in a best-of-three series that starts today, May 15, in Stephenville before returning to Liberty Hill on Friday in Game Two. If the series is tied after Friday, the teams will travel to Waco Veterans Stadium […]