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Sep 17, 2019 - 15:30


Dayton High School MCJROTC has again been recognized as a Naval Honor School. Of the 68 schools in Region 5 for the third consecutive year, we have been recognized for this honor. Only the top 20% of schools within Region 5 are selected for this honor. 

The selection consists of a culmination of the following:

Sep 12, 2019 - 00:00

The Liberty Panthers have become VindiCats and they’re selling subscriptions to The Vindicator as a fundraiser for their athletic programs through the Liberty Panthers Athletic Booster Club.

Buy a 1-year subscription to The Vindicator from one of our new VindiCats and the booster club keeps half of the proceeds.

An annual subscription is as low as $40.

Entergy Texas is targeting areas that have experienced multiple outages and is working to improve the system by installing new devices to help keep the power flowing.


Last night your LMS Panthers traveled to Livingston to take on the Lions in their first games of the season.

Sep 12, 2019 - 00:00

The Panther and Lady Panther varsity cross country teams traveled to Galveston last weekend for the Galveston Island Beach Run hosted by Ball High School.

Liberty’s Kaci West and the rest of the 2019 USA Softball U-17 Women’s National Team will compete at the U-17 Women’s Pan American Softball Championship, Oct. 11-19, in Barranquilla, Colombia. There they will try for a berth to the 2020 U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup.

Sep 5, 2019 - 00:00

Hull-Daisetta walloped Burkeville last Friday at Bobcat Stadium, 70-6.


Aug 30, 2019 - 19:45

As students dust off their backpacks these last few weeks and head back to school, Fall is definitely in the air. If only our Texas temperatures would cooperate and bring a dose of Fall weather to go along.

Here are five things happening around your state this month:

1. Smoking Age Raises to 21

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.


Sep 17, 2019 - 13:16

Travis Keith Walker of Dayton passed away Sept. 13, at the age of 60 after a courageous battle with cancer. Keith was born on Feb. 13, 1959 in Pasadena, Texas, to Travis Delbert Walker and JoAnn Wright Walker of La Porte. 

Norma Ruth Brownlee, 90, of Dayton passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, in Baytown. She was born on June 28, 1929 in Wynnewood View, Oklahoma, to the late Jerry and Velma Grace Noland Watson. Norma attended and graduated from school in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.

Dennis Eugene Threlkeld, 72 of Liberty passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Feb. 13, 1947 in Houston to parents Gene Threlkeld and Iris Marie Worthy.

Marta Carol Heizer Kerr was born Oct. 22, 1927 to Martin Heizer and Ethel L. Handy in South Haven, Sumner County, Kansas. She passed peacefully Sept. 5 at 91 years of age.

A celebration of life well lived will be 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, at the chapel of the First United Methodist Church in Liberty.