Carter interacts with students on issues, government

U.S. Rep. John Carter gave Liberty Hill Intermediate School students an abbreviated lesson in government Monday. Fifth and sixth grade students filled the bleachers in the school gym to hear Carter, R-Round Rock, give a condensed version of the differences between state and federal government, as well as the process for passing legislation at the […]

Family always comes first for Elementary Principal Tredemeyer

By Dana Delgado Jan Tredemeyer says she is blessed. On this Mother’s Day, the Liberty Hill Elementary School Principal and mother of three and countless others she has looked after as an educator over the last 39 years, says her career choice has been a blessing. “It’s been wonderful,” she said.  “I’ve been so blessed. […]

City voters will decide extension of street maintenance tax, elect council

Voters living within the City of Liberty Hill will decide Saturday the future of a 1/4 cent sales tax for street maintenance in addition to choosing a Mayor and two members of the city council. At the close of early voting Tuesday, only 27 ballots had been cast in three contested races for Mayor and […]

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 […]

Mayoral, council candidates share ideas on issues facing Liberty Hill

Voters residing within the City of Liberty Hill will decide May 10 who should represent the community on the City Council. In addition to the position of Mayor, there are contested races in Place 2 and Place 4. For Mayor, incumbent Jamie Williamson is being challenged by Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem Connie Fuller. In […]

LHISD Board approves design for administration building

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill school trustees on Monday approved the design of the new administration building — the final construction project in an $86 million bond package that was approved by voters in 2010. Central administrative offices, which are currently housed in a two-level building on State Highway 29. will move to what was […]

WCESD #4 names Lincoln Chief

By a unanimous vote of commissioners Monday, the Williamson County Emergency Services District #4 has a new Fire Chief. Anthony Lincoln, who earlier this month was appointed interim chief,  received the full support of the ESD Board. Commissioner James Baker said the Board did not post the position or conduct a search for applicants. Lincoln […]

Council approves contract with sewer plant operator

By SHELLY WILKISON A glance around the room at those present for Monday’s City Council meeting was indicative of a growth pattern that in recent months appears to be defining Liberty Hill. Residential and commercial developers took seats on the front row of the Council Chamber alongside representatives of a company hired this week to […]

Lincoln named interim Fire Chief

By SHELLY WILKISON Emergency Services Commissioners last week appointed Battalion Chief Anthony Lincoln as interim Fire Chief to replace Chancy Bizzell, who resigned March 26. After serving 17 months as Fire Chief of the Williamson County Emergency Services District #4,  Bizzell announced Friday he is stepping down to pursue a career in fire equipment sales. […]

GETI Alliance seeks to help returning veterans

By Dana Delgado After having served in the US Air Force, first as an enlisted serviceman and then as an officer, Len Swanson began suffering from the effects of what he suspected to be “Agent Orange” exposure during his deployment to Vietnam. Agent Orange is a blend of tactical herbicides the U.S. military sprayed in […]