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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00am

We all know that one person who is overly dramatic about everything. The one who acts like everything is the end of the world, and they act childish if things do not go their way. They seem to drain our energy every time we are around them or dealing with them. They cause us headaches...

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00am

At the Liberty County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, Liberty Country Judge Jay Knight made a proclamation for Bridgehaven Children’s Advocacy Center and the Liberty County Child Welfare Board. He proclaimed the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in Liberty County.

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00am

At the Liberty City Council Meeting on Tuesday night, the council voted 6-0 in favor of a resolution authorizing Liberty City Manager Tom Warner to negotiate and execute a lease agreement with Scott and Jolee Neal for the use of the clubhouse restaurant at the Liberty Municipal Golf Course.

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00am

On Saturday, April 24th, 2021, the Liberty County Historical Commission will dedicate a State Historical Marker honoring Annie Colbert, first African American teacher in Dayton and the Rosenwald School which educated many area...

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00am

Seven young Bobcats were recently recognized for their intensive reading prowess. Liberian Jessie Hart organized the Read-a-thon contest to encourage face-toface students to read more books and by extension, use the library. The contest to read the most books lasted two weeks...

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:00am

The Vindicator’s Club News Editor and Lions District Governor, Bonita Davis was recently presented with the official Drug Enforcement Administration DEA pin by KOPE Cyber Lions Founding President Kimberly Hayes...

News

Apr 15, 2021 - 00:00

At the Liberty County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, Liberty Country Judge Jay Knight made a proclamation for Bridgehaven Children’s Advocacy Center and the Liberty County Child Welfare Board. He proclaimed the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in Liberty County.

Just Amazing Youth Sports Inc. got together Saturday as they took on first responders from the North end of the county. Players for the first responders team were made up of the Tarkington Volunteer Fire Department and Liberty County Constable Pct. 5 David Hunter’s office...

Apr 15, 2021 - 00:00

With the potential for severe weather approaching, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, which begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 26.

MONT BELVIEU: Crews will be working tomorrow 8am-6pm to install the below crossovers at FM3180 near I10. The northern crossover will contain two lanes with the right lane as straight only and the left lane as a left turn only. The southern crossover will be one lane.

Sports

Having already clinched another playoff spot coming into Thursday night’s game at Huffman, Liberty Head Coach Joe Roberts got a chance to see the future as he played his JV kids in the soccer half against the Falcons, who are at the top of the district standings. Roberts was all smiles afterward...

If the start of the 2021 season is a sampling of things to come for the Liberty Lady Panthers on the softball diamond, then fans are in for a real treat as Liberty exploded for 17 runs in the second inning and never got to hit again as they walloped the Lady Tigers 17-0 in the season opener...

After scoring a pair of runs in the opening inning, the Cleveland Indians could not get the bats going after that as they dropped a tough 3-2 decision to the Caney Creek Panthers on Friday night in district play. The Indians jumped out on the scoreboard first as Oved Espinoza started things...

Kloee Wells had four hits and three RBI’s to lead the Dayton Lady Broncos to a 13-2 win over Cleveland on Friday night in five innings at the Lady Indians diamond. Dayton wasted little time in jumping out to a quick 5-0 lead after two innings. Bailey Butcher had a single that scored...

Opinions

This week the Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 5, a bill I authored that would address broadband access across the state. I appreciate the support of my colleagues and the leadership from the House author Rep. Trent Ashby.

This week marks the halfway point in the 87th Legislative Session. We’ve spent the first 7o days filing bills, attending hearings, and working on the budget. Now that we’re halfway through session, things will really start to pick up. We’ve already started voting on bills in committee and on the floor...

This week in 1836 the Convention of 1836 adjourned abruptly as the Mexican army approached Washington-on-the-Brazos. The convention, which began on March 1, drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence and the Texas Constitution, organized the government, and named Sam Houston...

Mar 25, 2021 - 00:00

So, Rush Limbaugh is gone...or is he? Of course, he is, physically. But, is he really gone? What Rush handed down will never go away. And if we appreciate truth and accountability in our media and politicians, we should be thankful...no matter where one finds themselves on the political spectrum.

Obituaries

Camellia Ann Adcock Keck, 77, of Dayton passed away April 6, 2021 in Kingwood, Texas. Camellia was born January 1, 1944 in Dayton, Texas to parents Jim Adcock and Lois Childers Adcock.

Raymond Gulfery Bryant, 60, of Batson, Texas passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at his home. Raymond was born March 7, 1961 in Camden, Arkansas to parents Elbert Stokes and Carolin Marie Bryant.

Helen Faye Fingleman, 84, formerly of Liberty, Texas passed away on Friday, March 5, 2021 at Hunt Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Texas. She was born on April 6, 1936 to parents Athie Cornelius and Nellie Singleton Cornelius.

Apr 8, 2021 - 00:00

Lydia Vela Hughes, 77, of Hardin, passed away March 6, 2021 in Humble, Texas. Lydia was born March 9, 1943 in Yorktown, Texas to parents Louis Vela and Juanita Osuna Vela who preceded her in death along with her beloved husband; Leroy Burton Hughes.