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Friday, May 20, 2022 - 8:20am

GAME 1
Fall strikes out 14 in game one win over Liberty
By Jerry Michalsky

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 12:00am

Cleveland Mayor Richard Boyett proved to be a man of his word Tuesday night, May 17, as the city council voted 3 to 2 to oust City Manager Stacy Williams.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 12:00am

For over a century, trains have crossed the Trinity River at Liberty on the same Truss bridges built in 1904 and 1919. Last Thursday, May 12th, the two sections of the 1919 Swing Bridge were removed. Now, in its place is a new permanent span and an interim shorter jumper span.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 12:00am

In conjunction with the Houston-Galveston Area Council, Liberty County has been conducting a mobility study over the past two years as part of HGAC’s Regional Transportation Plan. That plan is a 20-year vision for the region, consisting of the eight counties surrounding the Houston-Galveston area.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 12:00am

Monday night, the Dayton City Council met for their regular monthly meeting for May. Council approved the canvassing of the May 7 General Election, and outgoing City Councilwoman Sherial Lawson made her final motion on the council.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 12:00am

If you have been driving down Highway 90 towards Liberty, you may have noticed something different. No, not the removal of the trestle bridge, but what is right next to it.

News

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas now leads the nation as home to the most Fortune 500 companies, overtaking states like New York and California in the 2022 Fortune 500 list. With 53 Fortune 500 corporate headquarters calling Texas home, the state’s business-friendly climate and skilled workforce surpassed New York’s 51 corporate headquarters and California’s 50.

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today activated the Joint Border Security Operations Center (JBSOC) and directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), Texas Military Department (TMD), and Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to coordinate Texas’ response to secure the border in preparation for President Biden's reckless decision to end Title 42 expulsions on Monday, May 23.

Claudia Sandoval of Anahuac was recently appointed as the General Manager of the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District by the Board of Commissioners of the District. Mrs. Sandoval replaces Mary Beth Stengler following Mrs. Stengler’s retirement in December, 2021.

Cleveland Mayor Richard Boyett proved to be a man of his word Tuesday night, May 17, as the city council voted 3 to 2 to oust City Manager Stacy Williams.

Sports

May 20, 2022 - 08:20

GAME 1
Fall strikes out 14 in game one win over Liberty
By Jerry Michalsky

May 19, 2022 - 00:00

Volleyball Heart Award – Gracie Whitehead

May 12, 2022 - 00:00

GAME 1

May 12, 2022 - 00:00

GAME 2

Opinions

May 19, 2022 - 00:00

Early voting in the May 24 primary runoff elections ends Friday, May 20. Under state law, voters who cast ballots in either party’s primary election must vote only in the same party’s runoff election. Voters who did not cast ballots in the primary may vote in either party’s runoff election.

Texas voters overwhelmingly approved two proposed amendments on Saturday that will provide property tax relief to homeowners.

May 5, 2022 - 00:00

Texas has the fourthlowest nurse-to-population ratio in the country, with only 9.25 nurses per 1,000 residents, according to a recent report by the comptroller’s office.

Apr 28, 2022 - 00:00

Early voting began Monday for local elections and two proposed constitutional amendments relating to property tax reductions. Early voting continues through Tuesday, May 3, with election day on Saturday, May 7.

Obituaries

May 20, 2022 - 12:24

Melissa Lynn Landry, 43, of Crosby, Texas, entered eternal rest on May 14, 2022. She was born October 4, 1978 to Michael Allen Mabry & Cynthia Lou Iriti. Melissa received her diploma from Dayton High School. Melissa met Chuck Landry in Baytown, Texas and were married on April 27, 2019. She loved football-specifically the Green Bay Packers, outdoor activities, and social functions.

May 12, 2022 - 00:00

Johnnie Hilda Rash, 75, passed away on April 18, 2022 at her house in Splendora, Texas. She was born on March 3, 1946, in Zavalla, Texas to John Harmon and Mary Ellen Wade....

May 12, 2022 - 00:00

Ada was born November 21, 1932 in Dayton, Texas to James and Ellene Williams and passed away on May 8,2022 in Willis, Texas. She had two brothers and four sisters as well as a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, two nephews, four nieces and one great nephew as well as her husband Clarence Joseph Mire.

William Earl “Bill” Haynie, 88, of Liberty, Texas passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022 in Webster, Texas. His lifetime goal was stated many times, “Make a Difference” and he did every day and encouraged others to do so!