Rozmiarek claims State title in Math

By Dana Delgado Shea Rozmiarek knew all along he had it in him to win it all. With a score of 294 out of a possible 360, the Liberty Hill High School senior claimed First Place in Mathematics at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) State Academic Meet for Conference 3A held May 19-21 at the […]

Motivated by faith, Steyer gives family land to build new church

By SHELLY WILKISON The recent flurry of activity on a nine-acre tract of land that for generations has been home to cattle, has Richard Steyer beaming with pride. For years, it has been the dream of the 92-year-old Liberty Hill rancher to have a church on his land — specifically a church that shared his […]

Trustees waive paid tuition for transfers

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill school trustees voted unanimously Monday to continue to waive tuition for students transferring in from outside the school district. Currently, 373 students are attending Liberty Hill schools but living outside the district boundaries. They comprise about 12 percent of the district’s 3,023 students. Superintendent Rob Hart recommended the Board continue […]

School enrollment may increase by 2371 in 10 years

By SHELLY WILKISON Housing starts and closings in the Liberty Hill ISD during the first quarter of 2014 are the highest in seven years, according to a demographic study released this week. Liberty Hill school Superintendent Rob Hart told trustees Monday that a study of housing activity produced by School District Strategies shows 62 new […]

Council gives nod to townhome site development permit

The  Council moved seamlessly through Monday’s  regular agenda and with a series of unanimous votes, approved a site development permit application for Liberty Trails Townhomes and  awarded a bid to a company that will bore a water line under State Highway 29. In the absence of Mayor Jamie Williamson, the Council took no action on […]

Voters elect Fuller, Rhea, McLeod

By SHELLY WILKISON Liberty Hill city voters changed the makeup of the city council Saturday when they rejected incumbents Jamie Williamson and Vicki Brewer and elected Connie Fuller as Mayor, Dr. Ron Rhea to Place 2 and re-elected Wendell McLeod in Place 4. Voters also extended a 1/4 cent sales tax for street maintenance. The […]

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 […]