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 […]

New coach leads tennis charge

By LAUREN JETTE The start of a new fall tennis season brings new faces, both on the court and on the sideline. This year, first year head coach Jacob Jones takes the reins of the Liberty Hill High School tennis team, along with assistant coach Monica Miller. “I’m very, very excited,” Jones said. “It looks […]

They run this town…literally

By LAUREN JETTE A herd of pounding feet kick up clouds of dust, while heavy breathing and words of encouragement break through the early morning quiet. Another season of cross country has begun for the Liberty Hill Panthers. After a disappointing finish for the girls team at the state meet last year, where the Lady […]

Governor selects ESD Commissioner Crabtree for appointment

By Christine Bolaños Governor Greg Abbott recently appointed a commissioner of the Williamson County ESD #4 to the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Governor’s Council. Marine Maj. James Crabtree is the new Texas Ambassador of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. His responsibilities will almost be an extension of his current job as coordinator of […]

Junior High football ready for success

By LAUREN JETTE While the Liberty Hill Panthers have been hard at work preparing for their upcoming football season, junior high players will soon take to the field to start laying the foundation for the future of Panther football. Junior high players will learn the same offense and defense the high school runs, said junior […]

2015 Panther volleyball team replacing nine seniors

By SEAN SHAPIRO When coach Gretchen Peterson passed out uniforms it was a bit of a free-for-all. Players had their pick of almost any jersey available, except for numbers 1, 6 and 16. That’s because those were reserved for Allee Nix, Peyton Pfifer, and Tori Graves — the three returning members of the varsity team. […]