‘Poppa Troy’ Joseph was among Liberty Hill’s memorable citizens

By JAMES WEAR I still can’t drive down Loop 332 in Liberty Hill without looking over and expecting a wave from the man who, in the 30 years I knew him, perhaps represented Liberty Hill as well as anyone. Troy Joseph has been gone nearly three years now, passing away in July 2011 only a […]

D&L plants vineyard in Bertram

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — D & L Landscaping and Nursery in the eastern end of Bertram got an exciting new addition to go with its already inviting array of plants, greenery, and complete supply of landscaping materials and services at 3429 State Highway 29. A vineyard! Yes, a vineyard. And why not? Texas, the […]

Liberty Hill native earns posthumous Cowboy award

By Brenda Young  Born on a ranch in Liberty Hill in 1925, Roy Lee “Preacher” Turner will be one of four nominees inducted into the Liberty Hill Cowboy Hall of Fame May 9 as part of the three-day Liberty Hill Pro Rodeo hosted by the Williamson County Cowboy Church.  As a cutting horse trainer by […]

Cowboy events ‘just a way of life’ for Mather

By Brenda Young An informal gathering of friends with common interests many years ago in the Liberty Hill Roping Club set the stage for a lifelong love of individual and team roping events for James Mather. On May 9, he will see the fruits of his labor with his induction into the Liberty Hill Cowboy […]

Career with kids, horses leads rancher to Cowboy Hall of Fame

By Brenda Young With a lifetime devoted to a career in juvenile law enforcement and a love of ranching, Steve Robinson said he is very pleased to be honored as one of four inductees into this year’s Liberty Hill Cowboy Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame began two years ago for the purpose of […]

Cowboy Hall of Fame names Mather first female inductee

By Brenda Young Carrying the torch of family tradition, Connie Sue Foust Mather recently learned she is the first female inductee into the Liberty Hill Cowboy Hall of Fame. The presentation of her award is set for Saturday, May 10 during the Liberty Hill Pro Rodeo. Connie Sue’s father, Elroy Foust, was the first recipient […]

Fresh is the word at Bertram Farmers Market

By Dana Delgado BERTRAM — With a sudden swing into May, the countdown has begun for the grand, seasonal re-opening of Bertram’s hearty, all locally-grown Farmers Market. Mark it down, May 17, but note that the market is moving from its traditional Friday afternoon timeslot to Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Organizers said […]

Trusted Guard combines martial arts with personal growth at new facility

By Brenda Young As classes begin and the construction phase comes to an end, owner and lead instructor Drew Barrett takes the helm of his new business, Trusted Guard Martial Arts. The business celebrates its grand opening May 1. “This is a major build that started in February,” Barrett said. “We’ve been doing a soft […]

Becker guides LHHS culinary arts team to success

By Dana Delgado GEORGETOWN — The pose captured in the celebratory picture of the Liberty Hill High School Culinary Arts Team at the April 25 Georgetown ISD Culinary Throwdown Competition said it all. The team comprised of Sabrina Sweeney, Juliette Fierro, Caleb Hanson and Omar Perez along with their mentor and Culinary Arts Instructor Kathy […]

Elliott finishes 3rd in State Golf

Liberty Hill junior Blake Elliott traveled to the Wolf-Dance Golf Course at the Hyatt-Regency Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop and came away with a third place finish at State. With his bronze medal finish, Elliott can now call himself the third best golfer out of the 72 Class 3-A golfers in Texas. Elliott also finished […]