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Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

Professional wrestling has been a staple of Texas sports for many years. If you live in Texas, almost everyone has a story about watching Paul Boesch’s Houston Wrestling in the Sam Houston Coliseum or seeing the world-famous Von Erichs wrestle in the Dallas Sportatorium. Now it looks like Dayton may become a new center for professional wrestling as two-time WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Booker T brings his wrestling promotion, Reality of Wrestling, to the city.

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

It was a big day for River Ranch Holdings LLC on Tuesday as developers of the new River Ranch subdivision on Dayton’s southside contractors began pouring cement on the main thoroughfare off of HWY 146. River Ranch Boulevard will span the entire project and eventually come out on FM 1409.

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

The SETX Outlaws 13U squad traveled to the Dallas Metroplex, July 6-11, for the 2021 United States Specialty Sports Associations World Series. The locals did not disappoint with a dominant performance over six days against teams from Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico on their way to the championship.

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 12:00am

If you have ever been around Hunter Caldwell, a recent senior graduate of Hardin High School, then you know what a great personality he has. 

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 12:00am

Blaine Brooks, left, of Dayton, pulled in a 7’8” alligator gar at the Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge, Champion Lake on July 7. With him is son Laine.

News

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

Professional wrestling has been a staple of Texas sports for many years. If you live in Texas, almost everyone has a story about watching Paul Boesch’s Houston Wrestling in the Sam Houston Coliseum or seeing the world-famous Von Erichs wrestle in the Dallas Sportatorium. Now it looks like Dayton may become a new center for professional wrestling as two-time WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Booker T brings his wrestling promotion, Reality of Wrestling, to the city.

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

It was a big day for River Ranch Holdings LLC on Tuesday as developers of the new River Ranch subdivision on Dayton’s southside contractors began pouring cement on the main thoroughfare off of HWY 146. River Ranch Boulevard will span the entire project and eventually come out on FM 1409.

Sports

The SETX Outlaws 13U squad traveled to the Dallas Metroplex, July 6-11, for the 2021 United States Specialty Sports Associations World Series. The locals did not disappoint with a dominant performance over six days against teams from Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico on their way to the championship.

The Dayton Sports Hall of Fame inducted...

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

Winning a state championship is no easy feat, and the Liberty Lady Panthers have done that twice in the last four years. 

The Hardin Hornets will definitely be road warriors for the first half of the 2021 football season. 

Opinions

Jul 15, 2021 - 14:41

Jul 15, 2021 - 00:00

Legislature returns for special session

The Texas Legislature convened in special session last Thursday and GOP legislators introduced a fresh set of voting bills after Democrats blocked an earlier attempt during the regular session by walking out in May, preventing a quorum.

Jul 15, 2021 - 00:00

It may not make any difference to you, but the County Clerk, Liberty County, Texas, has opted to close the Clerk’s Office to the public except by appointment only. I’ve been around a good many years, and I don’t know of this ever happening before. As per a short conversation I had with her, this has nothing to do with the virus but is so that she can “better serve the citizens of Liberty County.” A lot of us who live in the north end of the county seldom go to Liberty, and when we do,

Jul 15, 2021 - 00:00

Yolanda Cazares

Obituaries

Jul 8, 2021 - 00:00

Carolyn Diane West, 77 of Liberty, Texas passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021 at Houston Methodist Hospital in Baytown. She was surrounded by her loving family. Carolyn was born in Houston, Texas on September 12, 1943 to parents Louis Williams and Opal Pyle Williams.

Once upon a time in the land of Toto and Dorothy there was a young married couple by the name of Theodore Kerr and Marta Carole Kerr who were expecting their first child. Nancy Carole (Kerr) Brandli was born November 1, 1946 and little did they know that this precocious little girl would learn to sit on the counter of her parent’s truck stop and tell the truckers stories for tips. Her three brothers would follow Michael Kerr, Patrick Kerr and Timothy Kerr. She was preceded in death by

Jul 1, 2021 - 00:00

William “Bill” Jay Harlan, age 85 of Fischer, Texas passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2021. He was born August 12, 1935 in Liberty, Texas to parents Viola and W.J. Harlan who preceded him in death along with his brothers, David Harlan and John Harlan.

Jul 1, 2021 - 00:00

Howard Townsend Oldham, a two-time cancer survivor, lost his third battle to this terrible disease on June 19, 2021, at 77. He passed away peacefully with his adoring wife, Wilana Fuller Oldham, at his side.