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PEARL HARBOR — The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 24.

We ran the wrong photo in this week’s Athlete of the Week, and Miss Phillips’ grandmother came in today and gave us what for about it. Our main sports guy, Jerry Michalsky, sent us a photo to of Phillips from the Liberty-Anahuac match but there was also an Anahuac player in the shot, and we cropped out the wrong girl. Sorry about that. Here it is corrected.

Feb 20, 2020 - 23:20

The Methodist Brotherhood Banquet was held for the 94th time tonight, the first one having been in 1927. It is no long the Methodist “Men’s” Banquet. They are letting girls in the clubhouse now. A few of the men there have attended the annual banquet for 60 years or more.

The Trinity Valley Exposition would like to congratulate the following students that have qualified and will receive a 2020 Scholarship. The overwhelming support from our sponsors, volunteers and community is what makes it possible for TVE to provide the opportunities for our young people.

Sports

After falling to Clear Brook, 8-6, earlier in the day, the Dayton Lady Broncos beat the Crosby Lady Cougars, 7-2, at the Crosby Tournament this afternoon. The Lady Coogs then fell to Channelview, 4-1.

Feb 21, 2020 - 17:21

Here are some of photographs The Vindicator's Russell Payne took of the Liberty ISD Education Foundation's Freedom Ride last Saturday. They had a record turnout this year with 192 cyclists participating. 

Feb 20, 2020 - 01:37

LIBERTY BOYS SOCCER — On Tuesday night at Memorial Stadium the Liberty Panthers had their way with Anahuac 15-1 in district action. Ricardo Garcia scored four goals for the Panthers while Jonathan Juarez record ed three. Eric Espinosa had three assists while adding a goal also. Liberty will host Livingston Friday night.

Feb 17, 2020 - 18:35

🥎 The Hardin Lady Hornets beat Kelly today, 11-3, with Emmah Hebert slugging for two doubles and Reese Parker for one. 

Parker got her double as first at bat at the top of the first. She then made third on a passed ball and then came in on Hebert’s first double. 

Opinions

One of our loyal readers suggested a couple of weeks ago that the newspaper should provide more information about candidates running for office than simply their names and their own announcements.

Feb 20, 2020 - 01:37

I have been practicing law in Liberty County since 2006 when I began my career with my father, Carl Pickett, and uncle, Ed Pickett. I became an Assistant District Attorney under Mike Little in 2011 and was elected District Attorney in 2012. We have consistently ensured that justice is done for all defendants, victims, and citizens of Liberty County.

Feb 20, 2020 - 01:37

To the residents of Precinct 1:

My name is Toby Wilburn, I am a lifelong resident of Liberty County and a fourteen year resident of Precinct 1.

When elected as county commissioner, I will personally be committed to work closely with developers to ensure that the highest standards of roads and drainage is met.

Feb 20, 2020 - 01:37

Former Liberty County Attorney, Wesley Hinch, is seeking election as Judge of the new Liberty County Court at Law Number 2. In 2008, Hinch was among the first Republicans elected to county-wide office in Liberty County.

Obituaries

Feb 24, 2020 - 20:10

Anna Donatto Guillory, 90, originally from Liberty, passed away at her daughter’s home in Humble around 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 29, at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, with Father Andrew, MSP officiating. Interment will follow at Ames Cemetery.

Feb 24, 2020 - 17:30

Gladys Marie Waters, age 77, of Rye peacefully passed away Friday, Feb. 21, with her family by her side.  Marie was born April 6, 1942 in Texarkana, Arkansas, to Pauline Gladys Adams, who preceded her in death.

Today, the Texas Veterans Land Board announced that on Thursday, Feb.27, at 2 p.m. sharp, the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi will conduct an Unaccompanied veteran burial for SR Don Lesley Ward. Born on July 22, 1956, Mr. Ward served in the United States Navy from Aug. 6, 1975 to Dec.

Shirley Jackson Majors, 78, of Liberty passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 6 a.m. in Austin.

A memorial service will be held for Shirley on Saturday, March 14, starting at 12 p.m. at Heights Baptist Church, 2401 Jefferson Drive, Liberty, Texas. Lunch will be served following the service in the fellowship hall.