LHASBC – Supporting all Panther teams

By SEAN SHAPIRO Like any of the fall sports teams at Liberty Hill High School, the Liberty Hill All Sports Booster Club has goals for the 2015-16 school year. But instead of tracking down wins, the booster club is searching for new members. As of Tuesday, the club had 40 family memberships, while there were […]

Lions Club is all about service to the community

By Dana Delgado Twice a month in the early morning usually before the sun rises, members of Liberty Hill’s Lions Club are busy discussing and planning upcoming events during their regular meeting. Meetings are remarkably short and sweet but focused, organized and productive as Lions members drum out ideas and cut to the chase for […]

Erps embracing varsity role

By SEAN SHAPIRO AUSTIN — Kingsley Erps is well aware that she “has big shoes to fill” in her first season of varsity volleyball. Like her teammates, she’s well aware of the expectations at Liberty Hill — the team reached the UIL State Tournament last season — and even with nearly wholesale changes, the Panthers […]

Lady Panthers defeat Marble Falls in early season match

By Lauren Jette MARBLE FALLS — The Lady Panther volleyball team was tested late in the match, but pulled out a straight-set win over the Marble Falls Lady Mustangs Tuesday night, 25-10, 25-16 and 25-22. “It was a good night for us all,” said head coach Gretchen Peterson. “We struggled to finish in set three, […]

Prosperity Bank holds School Supply Drive

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]