Daisetta, TX Society

Entergy donates fans during triple-digit summer temps

Entergy Texas Inc. marks 22 years of donating fans to help low-income customers in the community stay cool and save money. This year, the company is donating 1,300 boxed fans to 36 cities and agencies across Southeast Texas, bringing the total number of fans donated to 25,800 since the program started in 2000.
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Whataburger gives to MDA Kids Camp

Whataburger team members have been hard at work collecting money for the MDA Kids Camp in Burton, TX. Stores in Liberty, Dayton, and Cleveland collected donations between June 26 – July 23 to help off - set the cost associated with the camp. Liberty team members Cheryl Semien, Amanda Brown, and Wayne Pickett from Cleveland were among the top earners. The Vindicator | Ariel Turner.

Buffalo Soldiers give back to community

There were lots of smiling faces Saturday at the Liberty ISD administration building for a big back to school giveaway. The event was sponsored by the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club, in conjunction with the Magnificent 10 and Mt. Rose Missionary Baptist Church. The Vindicator | Russell Payne.

Community prayer planned for Aug. 5

With children heading back to schools in a few days and following a recent spate of fatal accidents, a community prayer event has been planned for Aug. 5 to be held simultaneously at seven locations in Liberty County and two sites in Hardin County. Organizer Leslie Shirley, a member of...

Bras for a Cause awards $132,000 to 3 groups

CROSBY – As part of a Night Performance at the Crosby Rodeo the Crosby Bras for a Cause Committee presented 3 checks at the CF&R 2022 with proceeds from the 2022 event held in February of this year. $90,000 to Houston Methodist Baytown. These funds will be divided between...

Dayton church to host anti-bullying rally

A 2019 survey by the National Center for Education Statistics and Burau of Justice showed that 22 percent of students in grades 9-12 reported being bullied on school property in the 12 months prior to the survey. A local pastor and a biker organization are reaching out to the victims...

Tracing History: Liberty’s Ursuline Convent

The Ursulines, an order founded in Italy by St. Angela Merici in 1535, was the first group of Catholic teachers to come to North America where they established schools in Quebec in 1639. The sisters, who had been in New Orleans since 1727, were the first order to volunteer for service in the new state of Texas.

27 Dresses Project awards scholarships to local students

The 27 Dresses Project in Liberty County is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarship awards. Katie Bortz and Dylan Hadley, both of Tarkington ISD, Ryan Harris of Hardin ISD, and Isabella Gamboa of Cleveland ISD will each receive $500 to help offset costs associated with their post-high school educational plans.