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On Wednesday, Aug. 7, detectives with the Dayton Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division along with members of the Harris County Pct.3 Criminal Investigation Unit conducted a search warrant and felony arrest warrant at 16119 Palm St. in Channelview. 

The warrants were part of the ongoing investigation of an Aggravated Robbery of the Stripes Convenience Store in Dayton.

There seems to be no end to the type of scams that attempts to prey on the uninformed and elderly in our community. Liberty County Sheriff’s Investigator Ann Marie Mitchell recently talked to a citizen who received a recorded telephone call from a person saying he was with a police department but the agency was not named.

Huntsman Corporation announced yesterday it is selling off its chemical intermediates and surfactants businesses in a $2 billion deal that includes Indorama Ventures buying Huntsman facilities in Dayton, Port Neches, and Chocolate Bayou, Texas, Ankleshwar, India, and Botany, Australia.

Assuming all regulatory hurdles are cleared, the sale should close before the end of the year.

Stan Hodges stepped down this afternoon as head football coach at Hull-Daisetta. He remains the Athletic Director. Trent Wallace is the new head coach.

Wallace came to HD from Anahuac four seasons ago. He has been the defensive coordinator for the football team and the head basketball coach.

Look for more on this tomorrow.

Sports

Trent Wallace is the 31st head coach at Hull-Daisetta High School. He begins his fourth year at HD this fall while filling in for Stan Hodges.

It’s the week that all Texas high school football coaches have been waiting for. Opening week of practice. The Dayton Broncos and Head Coach Jeff Nation will hit the practice

The Observer in Dunkirk, New York, reports that bareback rider Jake Brown of Cleveland took first place last Thursday at the 75th annual Gerry Rodeo, winning $2,405 on an 88-point

The Lady Broncos made the short trip north on FM 321 to Tarkington on Tuesday to start their 2019 volleyball season. On Monday, the Lady Broncos participated in a scrimmage hosted at Pasadena Sam Rayburn. This gave the Lady Broncos a final tune-up before their game against the Lady Longhorns.

Opinions

An incident in Galveston recently upset a large number of people. Mounted police were photographed leading a handcuffed African American suspect by a rope. The photo circulated widely online and the negative reaction to it appears to have been based at least in part on memories of similar scenes from years past.

Jul 18, 2019 - 00:00

Dear Editor, Several of you have asked if Texas A&M University has plans for a tuition-free program for students from low-income families similar to what the University of Texas recently

Jun 29, 2019 - 15:16

This week we celebrate the work of an extraordinary group of men who wore ponytails and short pants. They were fond of ruffled shirts, long-tailed coats, and triangular hats, and they tied their hair with silk ribbons.

Jun 27, 2019 - 12:58

On July 4th, we will celebrate our nation's freedom. The signing of the Declaration of Independence, in 1776, marked the birth of the United States of America as an independent Nation. I hope you are able to celebrate with fireworks, friends and family, as I know I will be.   

Here are five things happening around your state:

1. Rural Broadband

Obituaries

Aug 10, 2019 - 22:16

Kenneth Hugh Flournoy passed away peacefully in Liberty on Wednesday, July 24, surrounded by his loving family. Ken was born on Nov. 2, 1938 at Mercy Hospital in Liberty to Keith Flournoy and Pearl LaCour Flournoy.

Barbra Vee Fitzhenry Gigout, of Whitehouse, Texas, went to be with Jesus on Aug. 7, at the age of 86 years.

Aug 5, 2019 - 18:28

Roger Jay Taber, 64, of Dayton passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 2, in Dayton. He was born on Sept. 11, 1954 in Flint, Michigan, to the late Clarence C. and Littisha Maud Porter Taber. Roger graduated from Chippewa Hills High School in 1972 and completed Iron Worker’s School in 1977 at Mott Community College in Michigan.

Graveside services for John Mathew Moore Jr., 55, of Dayton will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8, at Oakdale Cemetery in Daisetta. John passed from this life at home on Thursday, Aug. 1. Mr. Moore was born on Jan. 17, 1964 in Dallas to John Moore Sr. and Clara Amaya.