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Friday, March 5, 2021 - 2:07pm

William Paul “Willie” Brooks was born December 9, 1936 in Abilene, Texas to James Paul Brooks and Mary Wright Brooks. With his beloved wife Glendene at his side, he died March 3, 2021 at Magnolia Health Care Place in Liberty, Texas. Now he truly lives in the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:27pm

Regional Director of Community Relations Will Carter presented a Certification of Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Brian Babin and Executive Director of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce Jessica Sims presented...

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00am

The Dayton Chamber of Commerce held an event on Mar. 2 at the Dayton Community Center in honor of first responders.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00am

Members of the City Council for Dayton Lakes met with Klint Bush, Liberty County Elections Administrator and Greg Arthur, County Commissioner for Precinct 2, at The Vindicator offices earlier in the week. The meeting was arranged between the officials in order to help Dayton Lakes get back to the standards of a city in the State of Texas.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00am

On February 24, 2021, an unveiling ceremony for the new street sign was held with the Carter family at the corner of Martin Luther King and James Carter Sr. Ave. A petition from Roscoe Warrick Jr. was submitted to City Council for approval to request the change of the street name from Lilley Avenue to James Carter Sr. Ave. Council took action by approving the request at the January 19, 2021 monthly meeting.

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:00am

Are you a people pleaser? Do you struggle with saying ‘no’ when someone asks you to do something that does not interest you? Is your schedule for that day is already full? Then, you worry if you say no, they may think you are rude, unhelpful or even unlikeable. You are trying to be nice to everyone at the expense of yourself. Don’t worry, you are not alone.

News

Mar 4, 2021 - 00:00

VA Drive-Thru Covid Testing

DayGaCom Coming to Dayton

Fire in Liberty

Bayou Ugent Care Covid Testing

Deadly FM 1413 Intersection Getting Overpass

 

 

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100 percent.

TCEQ has asked Liberty County to issue a boiled water notice for all residents in the City of Dayton Lakes. Due to the recent concerns over water quality issues, some medical issues were reported by residents in the community. More information will be forthcoming on this issue, with further investigations ongoing.

As the deadline recently passed for local governments to accept candidate filings for the May elections, some questions have surfaced about the City of Dayton Lakes, located North of Kenefick off FM 1008, as well as the City of North Cleveland, located just outside of the City of Cleveland on the far North end of Liberty County. 

Sports

The Magnolia Bulldogs used some hot three-point shooting in the first half to build a big lead early on and then some clutch free-throw shooting late to hold off Cleveland late to knock off the Indians 54-46 on Saturday night in a Class 5-A Region III bi-district contest at Conroe Oak Ridge High School. Magnolia jumped out to a...

If the start of the 2021 season is a sampling of things to come for the Liberty Lady Panthers on the softball diamond, then fans are in for a real treat as Liberty exploded for 17 runs in the second inning and never got to hit again as they walloped the Lady Tigers 17-0 in the season opener...

The Vindicator

Feb 25, 2021 - 00:00

Tuesday Feb. 23, Dayton played in the Baytown tournament. Here are the results:

Opinions

This week has been historic in terms of the severity of the weather across the state. I am praying for the safety of our community and our state.

This week has been historic in terms of the severity of the weather across the state. I am praying for the safety of our community and our state. Here are five things happening around your state:

Things are picking up at the Capitol this week. Senate Finance has begun hearing testimony about the budget and Senate Redistricting is continuing to hear testimony from across the state about the redistricting process. We have a few weeks before the bill filing deadline on March 12, but we are certainly busy.

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhog Day, signaling 6 more weeks of winter. Since 1887, the groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania has been central to the legend of Groundhog Day, celebrated every February 2. Let’s hope he’s wrong this year.

Obituaries

William Paul “Willie” Brooks was born December 9, 1936 in Abilene, Texas to James Paul Brooks and Mary Wright Brooks. With his beloved wife Glendene at his side, he died March 3, 2021 at Magnolia Health Care Place in Liberty, Texas. Now he truly lives in the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.   

Mar 4, 2021 - 00:00

Louella Mae Jannise, 96, of Baytown, TX and formerly of Liberty and Raywood, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021 at The Waterford at Baytown. She was born on February 1, 1925 in Kansas City, Missouri to parents Reuben Cantrell and Katie Graham Cantrell.

Mar 4, 2021 - 00:00

Kathleen Kennedy, 69, of Raywood, TX passed Feb. 22, 2021.

Mar 4, 2021 - 00:00

Cecil Dale Rhame, 72, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2021. He was born on August 24, 1948, in Call, Texas to Otis Troy Rhame and Velma Beatrice Brown Rhame. Cecil joined the United States Marine Corps in May of 1968. He served two years in Vietnam...