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AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Access to Justice Commission (TAJC) has launched a digital resource called the Texas Transfer Toolkit to help Texans with limited means transfer their home, car, or money in a bank account to a beneficiary upon their death.

Staff members at the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge held a Media Day Oct. 9 to give news hounds an opportunity to learn more about Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and an opportunity for staffers to call attention to some of their new upcoming public events and services they provide that the public might not know about.

Oct 17, 2019 - 00:00

Here is a collection of photos from the 2019 TVE Opening Day Parade, Wednesday, Oct. 16.

Oct 12, 2019 - 11:53

The TVE Baby Parade was held this morning with two Lucys, two Ethels, two Top Gun Mavericks, one Charlie Chaplin, and The Vindicator sign in the background of as many shots as I could manage without being too obvious about it.

Sports

Oct 17, 2019 - 14:31

The Lady Panthers have begun the second round of District play and have only four games left of the regular season. Tuesday, night ended with a sweep by all three teams vs. Livingston. 

Our Freshman Volleyball team coached by Hannah Comeaux, is undefeated in district (5-0). Varsity is presently 3-3 seated in the fourth place spot.

Oct 17, 2019 - 13:34

Perhaps the game is best described by a Bobcat fan on entering the stadium during pregame warmups. “Look how big those guys are.” The fan was looking at the San Augustine running back and receiver corp. This was not going to be a night for the faint of heart.

The Liberty Panthers traveled to Huntington Friday night and soundly defeated the Red Devils by a score of 56-14. Liberty scored two touchdowns in each of the four quarters and amassed a whopping 509.5 yards of offense on the night. They also debuted several offensive formations that have not been seen prior to this game.  

Sep 28, 2019 - 17:53

Here’s a preview of what will be on the sports pages of next week’s Vindicator.

Opinions

Oct 10, 2019 - 00:00

Please forward this to any of our so called politicians, they will not respond to the requests of our small community:

Dear President Trump, Governor Abbott, State and Federal Representatives:

Oct 3, 2019 - 00:00

In regards to a Dayton City Council Ordinance Proposal to restrict livestock, horses, chickens but not swine in our city limits:

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.

Obituaries

Oct 18, 2019 - 17:43

Walter Clifford Brown, 54, of Dayton passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Oct. 13, in Old River-Winfree. He was born on Feb. 13, 1965 in Houston to the late Charles and Betty Garner Brown. Cliff was a resident of Dayton area since 1996.

Oct 12, 2019 - 18:19

Bruce Rockne Holbrook, 87, of Dayton passed  away peacefully on Oct. 10 in Houston. Bruce was born March 5, 1932 in Dayton to parents, Aaron Chester Holbrook and Ellen Nelson Holbrook.

Oct 12, 2019 - 13:05

Brent Ross Kaderli, 35, of Pasadena, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 8. He was born on Jan. 30, 1984 in Galveston to Lee Ray and Linda Sue Irby Kaderli. Brent attended Barbers Hill schools, where he also played on the football team.

William “Bill” Joseph Pickens, 73, of Liberty passed away on Oct. 5. Bill was born on Dec. 9, 1945 in McAlester, Oklahoma. He grew up in Muskogee, Oklahoma, then moved to Alvin, Texas, in 1962, where he played multiple sports and excelled in all. After graduation, Bill was recruited to play football for the University of Houston.