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Friday, February 26, 2021

Liberty County commissioners approve contract for new law enforcement center

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In a quick, early-morning meeting on Friday, Liberty County commissioners okayed a contract authorizing White Construction Company, which has offices in Houston and Austin, to be the construction manager at risk for...

Bailes files HB 2113 increasing funding for schools experiencing ‘Hypersonic Growth’

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State Representative Ernest Bailes filed HB 2113 on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in order to ensure Texas school districts who are experiencing unusually high rates of growth are properly funded.

New judge, associate judge sworn in for City of Cleveland

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Ralph Fuller is the new municipal court judge for the City of Cleveland. He was sworn in on Feb. 22 for a two-year appointment that began Feb. 15, 2021, and expires Feb....

Dayton Lake Estates residents trying to dissolve city; water not safe to drink

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Residents who live in Dayton Lake Estates are being urged by county officials to boil their water at this time. Earlier today, county officials and representatives with the Texas Commission on Environmental...

Dayton City Council approves pavilion for The Crossroads

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The Crossroads, an outdoor area in downtown Dayton where Food Truck Fridays, Treat Street and other events are held, will soon have a 30-foot by 50-foot pavilion added to the features of...

Free legal assistance available for low-income individuals impacted by 2021 Texas winter storm

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The State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association and legal aid providers across the state remind Texans that a toll-free legal assistance hotline is available to low-income individuals and families affected...

Public help sought to report fish and wildlife impacted by Winter Storm Uri

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Recent snowfall and freezing temperatures affected many fish and wildlife species throughout the state and now Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is asking for the public’s help in reporting any animal...

City of Cleveland begins demolition of old Hanson Street fire station

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The Old Fire Station located on the corner of W. Hanson St. and S. San Jacinto Ave. in Cleveland was razed to the ground on Tuesday to make way for future growth....

New ladder truck added to fleet of Liberty County ESD 7

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Homes and businesses covered by Liberty County ESD No. 7 (Hardin Fire and Rescue) now have a new ladder truck to help protect them in the event of a fire. The ladder...

Liberty County businesses, restaurants and bars may reopen to 75 percent capacity

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A decline in the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the nine-county Trauma Service Area that includes Liberty County means that Liberty County businesses can now reopen to 75 percent capacity. This is...

FEMA approves Individual Assistance for 77 Texas counties

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Liberty County is one of 77 Texas counties approved for Individual Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency related to last week's devastating winter storms. The FEMA assistance is designed to help...

All county trash collection sites closed until Monday

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With trash collection schedules in unincorporated areas of Liberty County not operating on normal schedules due to the winter storm, many people may have planned to drop off their household garbage on...