Partnership looks to offer resources for breast cancer patients

By Lauren Jette After surviving breast cancer, Janette Davis and daughter Paige White decided they wanted to do something to help other Liberty Hill women who might be going through their own battle with the cancer. Recently, Davis and White came up with the idea to have a “Pink Panther Corner” in the new Operation […]

Residents cite concerns amid roadway closure

By Christine Bolaños A roadway closure in the San Gabriel River Ranch subdivision has led to more than 100 residents to cite their concerns via signatures on a petition. The “Petition to Halt the Reconfiguration of San Gabriel River Ranch Subdivision by Williamson County Department of Infrastructure, Road & Bridge Division” protests what residents believe […]

ESD approves budget amendments

By Christine Bolaños Williamson County ESD #4 Commissioners approved end-of-year budget amendments and budget overview during their Oct. 19 regular meeting. Specifically, the ESD approved moving $1,400 in the payroll account to the utilities water account and moving $3,000 from payroll to the vehicle apparatus brake repair account. “We spent about 105 percent of our […]

LHISD bond presentation slated for November

By Lauren Jette The Liberty Hill school board approved a new teaching position at the elementary school, recognized school principals for “Principals Month” and heard an update about bond preparation during a regular meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Dr. Robert Hart told board members that a bond proposal will be presented at the November meeting. […]

Injury preparedness a serious issue for Liberty Hill athletics

The Independent Sports It’s a fact of life. Football is a high-speed, full-contact sport that can lead to injuries. And how quickly are medical personnel ready if an injury strikes? And how close is the nearest ambulance if a player is injured during the play? During varsity games, it’s a quick response. “We usually have […]

Parents maintain vigil for daughter

By Dana Delgado The unimaginable ordeal of Liberty Hill residents Mark and Sheila Neuenschwander and their daughter, Kayla Brooke, is entering its second month with months, possibly years still ahead of them. Kayla, a 2012 graduate of Liberty Hill High School, had attended the University of Texas at San Antonio for her prerequisites and was […]

New church looks to bring Peace to community

By Lauren Jette For those looking for a worship place to call home, the doors of Peace Lutheran Church are open. The church is located at 719 Highway 183 North in Building B, Suite 102, and has been meeting since July. Pastor Stephen Apt has been leading the church. Originally from Illinois, Apt and his […]

Council says yes to petitions for voluntary annexation

The Liberty Hill City Council accepted petitions for voluntary annexation Tuesday from tracts owned by Forman Financial of LakeLine LLC and BLW. Both properties are located on US Hwy 183 near CR 259. Although there was no public discussion, the Council met in closed session to discuss a development agreement between the City and BLW […]

WCESD #4 addresses concerns about sales tax

By Christine Bolaños Nineteen people attended a town hall meeting hosted by Williamson County ESD #4 to address taxpayers’ concerns about the proposed 1 cent sales tax — an issue voters will decide on Nov. 3. According to fire department officials, if passed, the sales tax would generate about $300,000 in revenue that could go […]

Free bicycle helmets for small children

Bicycle helmets will be provided to children (ages 4-11) on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9am to 1pm at the front of Liberty Hill Junior High School, 13125 W Hwy 29. Any child can receive a helmet until the supply is exhausted. The helmet giveaway is part of a statewide effort – Hard Hats for Little […]