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Ambulance Collides with Truck near Cleveland CLEVELAND, July 29, 2014 - At 2:34 PM on Tuesday afternoon, a Liberty County EMS ambulance... more

SpiritHorse Liberty Therapeutic Riding Center LIBERTY, July 29, 2014 - Just because school is out for the summer does not mean that the SpiritHorse... more

TWC Receives $5 million in National Emergency Grants to Serve Long-Term Unemployed AUSTIN July 29, 2014 – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) was granted $5 million... more

18-Wheeler Accident US 90 at 146 Bypass LIBERTY, July 28, 2014 – It appears that around 11:30 AM on Monday an 18-wheeler was traveling... more


National Dove Hunter Survey Findings Released AUSTIN, July 28, 2014 - About 250,000 mourning dove hunters harvest 5 million mourning doves... more

New knee implant saves the ligaments HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 - A new total knee replacement that saves all of the ligaments... more

Arrest and Seizure on Reese Street LIBERTY, July 26, 2014 - Around 6:00 PM on Friday Officer Walter was dispatched to 1832... more

Results of Investigation into Shots Fired at Deputy LIBERTY, July 25, 2014 - After two days of intense investigation by Cleveland Police... more

Merchandise from Wal-Mart Theft Pawned LIBERTY, July 25, 2014 - On June 19, 2014 the City of Liberty Police Department was... more

Early Morning Traffic Stop Yields Arrest LIBERTY, July 25, 2014 - Around 3:00 AM on June 24, 2014 the City of Liberty Police conducted... more

A Summer Adjustment Can Prevent a Tax-Time Surprise WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 - When it comes to filing a federal tax return, many people... more

Arrest Made for Liquid Codeine CLEVELAND, July 25, 2014 - On Monday, July 21st, a deputy with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office... more

Job Fair at Dayton Community Center DAYTON, July 24, 2014 - There will be Job Fair at the Dayton Community Center... more

Today's Weather

LIBERTY, July 30, 2014 - Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast in the evening.

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.

Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Shooting Victim Unable to Describe Suspects LIBERTY, July 24, 2014 – At approximately 6:50pm this evening, a reported shooting on CR 2665... more

New Analysis Looks at State of the Nation's 65-and-Older Population WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 - A new report released today by the... more

Liberty Elementary School Receives Lowe’s Toolbox For Education Grant LIBERTY, July 23, 2014 – The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation... more

Report on Texas Workforce, Proposes Steps to Ensure Continued Prosperity AUSTIN, July 23, 2014 - Even as Texas leads the nation in the... more

Liberty Deputy Narrowly Misses Being Shot CLEVELAND, July 23, 2014 - Liberty County Sheriff’s Patrol Captain Mark Ellington reports... more

Man Arrested for Possession in a Drug Free Zone LIBERTY, July 22, 2014 – Around 10:00 PM on July 20, 2014 a City of Liberty Police Officer... more

Arrest for Theft at Family Dollar LIBERTY, July 22, 2014 - Upon his release for state prison, James Bass age 39 was arrested... more

Man Confronted at Wal-Mart LIBERTY, July 22, 2014 - On July 20, 2014, the City of Liberty Police Department was... more

Deputies on Food Stamps Increases LIBERTY, July 22, 2014 – Would you believe that in Texas, a state that is reported to be... more

Accident Beaumont Ave at the Bypass LIBERTY, July 21, 2014 - A two-vehicle accident occurred on the SH 146 Bypass in Liberty around... more

Top Ten Tax Facts if You Sell Your Home LIBERTY, July 21, 2014 – Do you know that if you sell your home and make a profit, the gain... more

Commissioners Court Meets Tuesday LIBERTY, July 19, 2014 - Liberty County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday. See agenda... more

Accident US 90 at Main Street Dayton DAYTON, July 19, 2014 - Shortly before midnight on Friday a two vehicle accident occurred... more

Texas Adds 19,100 Jobs in June AUSTIN, July 19, 2014 – The Texas economy added 19,100 seasonally-adjusted total nonfarm... more

Child Predator Busted in New Caney NEW CANEY, July 18, 2014 - On Friday, around 8:45 p.m., Precinct 4 Deputy Constables arrested... more

Dayton City Council Meets Monday DAYTON, July 18, 2014 - The Dayton City Council will meet on Monday. See agenda... more

Liberty Police Make Arrest on Outstanding Warrant LIBERTY, July 18, 2014 - On July 8, 2014 Patrick Bueno was arrested by the City... more

Search Warrant Nets Narcotics and Animal Cruelty Arrests LIBERTY, July 18, 2014 - On Wednesday, July 9th, at around 11:00 p.m.,... more


Open Carry Texas to Conduct Walk in Liberty LIBERTY, July 17, 2014 –The Open Carry Texas (OCT), Liberty County Chapter, has informed... more

Narcotics Arrest From Traffic Stop RAYWOOD, July 17, 2014 - On Tuesday, July15th, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO)... more

West Nile Reported in Liberty County LIBERTY, July 17, 2014 – According to Liberty Count Emeregency Management Coordinator... more

Texas Investigating Measles Exposures at Kansas Softball Event AUSTIN, July 17, 2014 - Texas Department of State Health Services has issued a measles... more


Cashier Arrested at Wal-Mart LIBERTY, July 16, 2014 - On the July 13, 2014 City of Liberty Police were summoned... more

Texas Woman Sentenced for Ricin Letters TEXARKANA, July 16, 2014 – A 35-year-old New Boston, Texas woman has been sentenced... more

"Long Guns" Prohibited in TABC-licensed Businesses AUSTIN, July 16, 2014 - .With the recent publicity surrounding the open carrying of rifles and shotguns... more


Texas Prepaid Tuition Program Enrollment Deadline Approaches AUSTIN, July 16, 2014 – The deadline is July 31 for Texas families to enroll their newborns... more

Burglary of Pct. 4 County Barn LIBERTY, July 15, 2014 – An early morning burglary of Pct. 4, Liberty County Maintenance... more

Cleveland Doctor Violates Prior Order of TMB AUSTIN, July 15, 2014 – At its June 27, 2014 meeting, the Texas Medical Board disciplined... more

Top Ten Stolen Vehicles for June 2014 HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 - The following is a rundown of the "Top 10" makes of vehicles... more


Dayton PD Case Reports DAYTON, July 14, 2014 - Below are Dayton Police Department case reports for June 19 through the June 24... more

Suspect in Custody for Threat Against Splendora Residents EAST MONTGOMERY COUNTY, July 14, 2014 - A suspect is in custody following an intensive... more

Entergy Texas Helps Low-Income Customers ‘Beat the Heat’ for 14th Year BEAUMONT, July 14, 2014 – You know summer has arrived when Entergy Texas... more

Commissioners Meet in Budget Workshops LIBERTY, July 13, 2014 - County Commissioners will hold Budget Workshops this week... Workshop 1 - Workshop 2

LCSO Drug Interdiction Team LIBERTY, July 12, 2014 – Some people argue that the high cost of the Drug Interdiction... more

Drowning at Nine Mile Ranch Water Park LIBERTY, July 12, 2014 – A “911” call to the Sheriff Department’s dispatcher at approximately... more

Texas Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 8 to 10 AUSTIN, July 12, 2014 – Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds shoppers they can save... more

Early Morning Arrest at the Chevron LIBERTY, July 12, 2014 - Around 3:00 AM on Saturday morning the clerk at the Chevron Convenience... more

Dayton Chamber Upcoming Events DAYTON, July 11, 2014 – Below are some of the Dayton Chamber's Upcoming Events. So mark your... more

US 59 Near Cleveland Closed LIBERTY, July 11, 2014 - Captain Ken DeFoor informed around 4:30 PM today... more

City Council Meets Tuesday LIBERTY, July 11, 2014 - The Liberty City Council will meet on Tuesday. See agenda... more

Texas Sets Dove, Teal Seasons AUSTIN, July 11, 2014 – Dove hunters will have more opportunity later in the season with... more

Moth Night Out Event at Trinity River Refuge LIBERTY, July 10, 2014 – Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting our second Annual... more

Monthly Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports LIBERTY, July 10, 2014 – Sales Tax Allocation Comparison Summary Reports... more

DPS Inspects 8,700 Commercial Vehicles During Roadcheck AUSTIN, July 10, 2014 – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)... more

Jewelry Store Burglarized LIBERTY, July 9, 2014 – On July 8, 2014 at approximately 1:45 AM Liberty Police Department... more

New Hantavirus Cases Trigger Precaution Reminder AUSTIN, July 9, 2014 - Two recent cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome were confirmed... more

Game Wardens Arrest 58 Intoxicated Boat Operators Over the Weekend AUSTIN, July 9, 2014 – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens made... more

Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Season to Open July 15 AUSTIN, July 9, 2014 - The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal... more

Driver Crashes into Car at Sonic LIBERTY, July 8, 2014 - Around 10:30 PM on July 3, 2014 City of Liberty Police Officers were... more

Republican Liberty Caucus to Meet

LIBERTY, July 9, 2014 – The Republican Liberty Caucus of CD36 is proud to sponsor Freedom Pool by Early Vote Texas ( This event has the potential to be a "game-changer" in politics. Most people get discouraged with politicians because they realize they have very little influence over their representatives. Real influence comes from being able to deliver on big money or big voter turnout. The average citizen doesn't have access to either...until now. Join us as we host strategist, grassroots organizer, and campaign consultant Brett Rogers. Brett will explain how we can pool our resources together and speak with one voice to deliver on both money and voter turnout and finally have the influence that has long evaded the average voter. This is event is FREE to the public. It will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 600 Highway 59 South, in Cleveland, TX on July 28 from 7-9. Doors open at 6:30.

Home Burglary in Liberty LIBERTY, July 8, 2014 - On May 12, 2014 a witness observed a man entering a house... more

The Wal-Mart Report

Theft at Wal-Mart LIBERTY, July 8, 2014 – Around 3:00 PM on July 6, 2014 the City of Liberty Police Department... more

Driver Crashes into Car at Sonic LIBERTY, July 8, 2014 - On July 4, 2014 around 9:00 PM Lori Swearingen and Derrick Prescott... more

Aggravated Kidnapping at Walgreens DAYTON, July 7, 2014 – On Saturday, July 5th, 2014 at approximately 11:40 p.m., the Dayton Police Department... more

Fatal Crash in Dayton Sunday Afternoon DAYTON, July 7, 2014 - On Saturday, July 5th, 2014, at approximately 5:30 p.m., the Dayton Police... more

Fall Home Vegetable Production with Tom Leroy LIBERTY, July 7, 2014 - Wondering what to plant in your home garden this fall? Then we have... more

Texas Confirms State’s First Chikungunya Case AUSTIN, July 7, 2014 – The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed... more

LCSO Out of Fuel LIBERTY, July 7, 2014 - You may have noticed in the Liberty County Commissioners Court... more

Commissioners Meet on Tuesday LIBERTY, July 7, 2014 - Liberty County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday. See agenda... more

TPWD Online Public Hunt Drawing System Now Live AUSTIN, July 7, 2014 – Hunters applying for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s... more

Two Charged with Murder in Dayton Shooting DAYTON, July 5, 2014 – At around 10:15 pm Friday evening, a shooting at the Double... more

Texas Confirms First West Nile Case of the Season AUSTIN, July 4, 2014 - The Texas Department of State Health Services today confirmed... more

Marijuana Investigation ANAHUAC, July 3, 2014 - Sheriff Hawthorne reports on July 1, 2014 shortly after 1pm dispatch... more

Preplanned Funeral Plans LIBERTY, July 3, 2014 - It has come to my attention that a third party insurance provider is representing... more

Dayton City Council Meets Monday DAYTON, July 3, 2014 - The Dayton City Council will meet on Monday. See agenda... more

DPS Now Offers Option to Donate to Veterans’ Fund AUSTIN, July 3, 2014 - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), along with State... more


U.S. Breweries are Booming According to Census Bureau WASHINGTON, July 3, 2014 - The number of U.S. breweries more than doubled — from 398 to 869... more

TWC Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 AUSTIN, July 3, 2014 – Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964... more

Woman Arrested for DWI on US 90 LIBERTY, July 2, 2014 - On Thursday, June 26 a City of Liberty Police Officer was running radar... more

The Wal-Mart Report

Man Arrested for Wal-Mart Thefts LIBERTY, July 2, 2014 – Back in March of this year Wal-Mart experienced the theft of approximately... more

Man Arrested for Theft from Wal-Mart and Drug Possession LIBERTY, July 2, 2014 – At 1:00 PM the City of Liberty Police Department received... more

The New Drug Problem WESTERN DISTRICT TENNESSEE, July 2, 2014 – Used as prescribed or directed, medicines... more

Liberty County Status
The Decisions of the Past EDITORIAL
Wal-Mart Building to be Sold
Judge McNair Informs County Employees What to Expect
County Judge and Sheriff Fight Over Fuel Money
Emergency Ballots in Hardin Voting Box
What Have Patterson and McNair Done to the Liberty County Jail?
Liberty County, News Organizations and Psychic Sued
The Saga of the Old-Wal Mart Building
It’s Budget Time at Liberty County EDITORIAL
County Clerk’s Office Publicizes Republican Party Message to Voters


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Medicare Anniversary

Profile America — Wednesday, July 30th. The national government's broad involvement in individual health insurance goes back to this date in 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid. The legislation was introduced in Congress in March 1965 and went through more than 500 amendments before being passed by large majorities in both the House and Senate. In 1966, President Johnson handed the first Medicare cards to former President Harry Truman, who had advocated such a program, and his wife, Bess. Today, the Medicare system covers some 49 million Americans. The 65-and-older population in the U.S. tops 43 million and is expected to reach nearly 84 million by the year 2050.



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