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Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00am

JULY 28, 2021 - LIBERTY COUNTY, TX - Liberty County development company Colony Ridge, LLC announced a successful event in partnership with Liberty County Precinct 6 Constable Zach Harkness’ office and Texas AgriLife Passenger Safety KidSafe Initiatives to provide free car seat safety checks and free car seats to residents of the Colony Ridge communities in the area.

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00am

Growth and economic development in Liberty County, and how those two relate to the future of the healthcare in Liberty County came to the forefront during the “Liberty County Aging, Adversity & Accomplishment: A Conference for Health, Healing & Living,” event that was held this week at Calvary Baptist Church in Dayton. Members of a panel discussion on the subject were Liberty County Judge Jay Knight, Pct. 2 Commissioner Greg Arthur, and Liberty-Dayton Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Rhonda Campbell.

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00am

It was a room full of well-wishers and sentimental goodbyes last Wednesday at the Dayton Community Center as Theo Melancon bid farewell to the City of Dayton. The now-former City Manager recently was hired away from Dayton to fill the same role in the City of Dickinson starting this week.

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00am

On Friday, July 24, the Trinity River Wildlife Refuge hosted their week-long, 6th annual Moth Night Out event. 

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 12:00am

Corey Borel

News

Jul 29, 2021 - 00:00

It was a room full of well-wishers and sentimental goodbyes last Wednesday at the Dayton Community Center as Theo Melancon bid farewell to the City of Dayton. The now-former City Manager recently was hired away from Dayton to fill the same role in the City of Dickinson starting this week.

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On Friday, July 24, the Trinity River Wildlife Refuge hosted their week-long, 6th annual Moth Night Out event. 

Jul 29, 2021 - 00:00

Great news for Seniors living in the Hardin area; after closing the doors a year and a half ago due to the COVID19 pandemic, the Hardin Senior Citizens are reopening their doors at the Hardin Community Center this coming Tuesday, Aug. 3, and they will be serving lunch at 11:30 am. Lunch plates are supplied by Simply Country Café in Moss Hill and cost only $3 apiece.

Sports

Friday evening at Houston Methodist Field at Bronco Stadium, the Blake Ware Football Camp came to an end with about 135 campers. 

The Hull-Daisetta Lady Cats will open the season on August 9 at Tarkington to open up the volleyball schedule.

This season the Hull-Daisetta Bobcats, under new Head Coach Randy Birdwell will have some home-cookin’ for the 2021 football season as they will have six home games at Bobcat Stadium. 

Jul 29, 2021 - 00:00

Larry Wadzeck talks to the Dayton Historical Society about the long history of Dayton sports and the Dayton ISD Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The Sports Hall of Fame will be holding its next induction ceremony Friday, Oct. 15 during the Dayton Broncos vs. Nederland Bulldogs game at Bronco Stadium. The museum is open the third Saturday of each month at Nottingham and through halftime at all Dayton Bronco home games. The Vindicator

Opinions

Jul 29, 2021 - 00:00

Corey Borel

Jul 29, 2021 - 00:00

Workforce commission announces job surge

The Texas Workforce Commission released June employment figures that showed Texas employers added nearly 56,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate dropped to 6.5%.

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

To The Vindicator Staff:

Jul 15, 2021 - 14:41

Obituaries

Nancy Ray loved life and loved all of the experience of life. She lived over 9 decades and on July 21, 2021, Heaven received one of the best. Nancy was born in the home of her parents, Lucy (Marciante) and Rosario Bivona in Galveston, Texas on July 13, 1930; one of eight children born to her Italian immigrant parents. She was proud to be a BOI (Born on the Island), and the beach was one of her favorite places. Nancy was a role model for patience, kindness, and loving a good party.

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Earlene Sue Krueger, 86 previously of Liberty, Texas most recently of Angleton, Texas passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Pete as she was known to friends and family was born in Overton, Texas on July 1, 1935 to parents James Earl Oliver and JoAnnie Durham Oliver.

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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