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Liberty High School Class of 1999will have its 20 year reunion at El Burrito, Saturday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. RSVP through


The Dayton Rotary Club will hold a fundraising fish fry dinner on Friday, Oct. 4, to benefit the scholarship fund and many of the other beneficial programs the Club supports. The menu will be fried catfish, French fries, coleslaw and a beverage. Friday, Oct. 4, is a home football game for Dayton and the fish fry will be held at Woodrow Wilson Junior High on Highway 146 in Dayton. They will serve from 4 until 7 p.m. or until they are sold out. Tickets are $12 and include all you can eat and a beverage. Take outs are available. Tickets are available from any Dayton Rotary member or you can just show up and pay at the door. For questions, call Brooks Hiller at 936-258-8040 (Heritage Mortgage Company).


The City of Liberty has scheduled a Shred & E-Recycling Event for Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Liberty City Hall parking lot. The event is free, open to the public and is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon. Disposal of following items will be available: sensitive documents — including all items that contain sensitive and personal information such as bank statements, tax returns, personal records, etc. These items will be shredded on site by Texas Security Shredding Company. E-Cycling includes electronic equipment such as cell phones, laptops, desktops, computer keyboards, modems, etc. (no appliances or TVs); all sensitive data on hard drives is securely destroyed.


All are invited to Mt. Calvary Baptist Church-Marysee for a 127th Anniversary Homecoming Reunion. This event will be Sunday, Oct. 6, at the church, 2988 Hwy. 105 East (3 miles from Moss Hill intersection). The day will start with breakfast at 9 a.m., followed by a time of worship at 10 a.m. From 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., a variety of activities is planned. There will be a hamburger lunch, water slide, volleyball and free throw contests, gospel singing, canned and baked goods show, games and just old-fashioned visitin’. Everything is free and come dressed comfortably. For more information, call 936-346-6244.


The Liberty County Master Gardeners monthly meeting will be Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, located at 501 Palmer Avenue in Liberty. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner with a short meeting and speaker starting at 7 p.m. This month’s program will be presented by Rose Specialist, Sandra Smith. The Master Gardeners Association meets the second Thursday of each month and as always meetings are open to the public and free. Come out for food, fellowship and information. For more information, please contact the Liberty County Extension Office at 936-334-3230 or email a Master Gardener at


The Crossroads Spotlight will be Crane Meadows, who will bring an observation hive and bee keeping equipment and will discuss the process of the hive. Saturday, Oct. 12, 8-11 a.m. 111 N. Church Street in Dayton.


The Sensational Seventies Decade Reunion, hosted by the Nederland High School Classes of 1970-1979, will be held Oct. 12, 6-11 p.m., at the Compro Event Center, 4155 W. Cardinal Dr. in Beaumont. Reservations are $30 per person. Send reservations to P.O. Box 1928, Nederland, TX 77627, payable to NHS Seventies Reunion. Contact or 409-719-2245.


On Oct. 13 at around 1 p.m. First Methodist Church Dayton will receive an 18-wheeler delivering 4,000 pumpkins. Volunteers ranging from high school NHS students and high school athletes to Rotary members and different people in our community will be there to help unload them all. It will be a huge community event. Both movie nights are free. There will be corndogs and s’mores for all guests. They ask everyone to bring a blanket to sit on but no chairs.

  • Oct. 13: Pumpkins unloaded
  • Oct. 14: Pumpkin Patch opens
  • Oct. 18: Charlie Brown Movie Night in the Patch Oct. 19: Second Charlie Brown Movie Night in the Patch
  • Oct. 27: “Sunday in the Patch” — games, pumpkin painting and snacks.


A lunchtime barbecue potato sale benefitting South Liberty County Meals on Wheels will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Liberty. Delivery available to offices and schools with three or more orders. $10 per plate, eat-in or pick up to go.


Lower Trinity Basin Master Naturalist Chapter will host aSkywarn/ CoCoRaHS training on Saturday, Oct. 26, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Liberty Center in Liberty. This training is free and open to the public.


Liberty County Master Gardeners Fall Fruit Tree, Berry Tree and Poinsettia Sale is coming up. Poinsettias are purchased from The Brookwood Community in Brookshire, Texas, to support their scholarship and educational programs for adults with disabilities. Average 16” in height, have 5-7 blooms and will come in a 6” covered pot. You can purchase 1-2 poinsettias for $20 each or 3-plus more for $15 each. There is a variety of fall fruit and berry trees available. For a complete list please email a Master Gardener at the email listed below or stop by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office located at 501 Palmer Avenue in Liberty. To place your order for either the Poinsettia or Trees please call Donna Cain at 281-253-7367 or  for an order form. The deadline to place your order is Oct. 31. Pick up will be on Wednesday, Dec. 4.


You are invited to join us for breakfast and camaraderie with fellow veterans on the first Saturday of each month, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Cleveland Historical Museum, 203 E. Booth Street in Cleveland. Sponsored by Liberty County Veteran Services. For more information call 281-593-8402.


Residents in Hardin County now have easier access to screening services with a new collaboration between the Hardin County Health Department and TAN Healthcare, (Triangle Area Network). TAN Healthcare is a growing not-for-profit primary health center with locations in Beaumont, Orange and mobile sites throughout the region. The free HIV, Hepatitis C and STD (sexually transmitted disease) screenings in Kountze will be available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first and third Friday each month at the health department, 1135 Redwood. Appointments can be made by calling 409-550-1067.


Liberty’s citizens are invited to have coffee with Liberty Mayor Carl Pickett on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 a.m. in the council chambers at City Hall. This is an opportunity to discuss ideas or projects or voice any concerns citizens might wish to express.

SUPPORT your Liberty Panthers with a subscription to THE VINDICATOR. Buy a 1-year subscription from a Panther by Oct. 11 and half of the money goes to support the Panthers through the Liberty Athletic Booster Club