Liberty County Newswire

Liberty County Newswire

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  1. City of Liberty claims new unofficial Harvey rainfall record: 55 inchesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chron

    ... at Travis Villas in Liberty, Texas on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The National Weather Service estimates that Liberty County received more than 54 inches of rain when Harvey lashed the region late last month( Elizabeth Conley / Houston Chronicle ) less ...

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  2. Hurricane Harvey's rainfall record may be higher than officials thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chron

    ... the with aftermath of Hurriane Harvey onTuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. The National Weather Service estimates that Liberty County received more than 54 inches of rain when Harvey lashed the region late last month. Linda Satsky wipes tears away from her ...

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  3. People displaced by Hurricane Harvey took shelter in the George R....Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Houston Chronicle

    People displaced by Hurricane Harvey took shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center, one of two mega shelters following the storm. The last Harvey evacuees were moved out of the convention center Sunday and relocated to other shelters.

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  4. Liberty Co. looking for men that stole lotto tickets, cigarettesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    If you can identify the people in this surveillance image, call the Liberty County Sheriff's Department at 336-4500.

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  5. Teen shot in foot on duck-hunting trip in Liberty CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Houston Chronicle

    A teen was shot in the right foot when his friend accidentally sat on a 12-gauge shotgun during a duck-hunting expedition early Saturday in Liberty County. Zackary Thompson, 17, was out with a group of 15-to 18-year olds around 6:20 a.m. in a wooded area off Highway 770 north.

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  6. Alert issued for Liberty County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The Liberty County Sheriff's Department is looking for Tommy Havard, a 94-year-old Dayton man last seen at 10 a.m. Thursday.

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  7. House floats into Liberty Co. road, no one has claimed itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... from Hurricane Harvey. A water line on the side of the building shows the height of the floodwater. In Liberty County, Plum Grove was arguably one of the most impacted communities from the flooding rains of Hurricane Harvey. Hundreds of residents ...

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  8. Random house floats onto Liberty Co. road, no one claims itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In Liberty County, Plum Grove was arguably one of the most impacted communities from the flooding rains of Hurricane Harvey.

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  9. Richard Edwards is accused of attempting to steal items from a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Richard Edwards is accused of attempting to steal items from a flooded home he was hired to help restore. See maps that explain how Harvey became a monster storm ahead.

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  10. Hurricane Irma could strike U.S. East Coast by next weekend,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | MySanAntonio.com

    On Friday, Aug. 18, the National Weather Service sent out a notice about Tropical Storm Harvey, a small system just west of the Lesser Antilles. At the time, the system was set to track westward across the Caribbean Sea and into Central America.

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  11. LCSO helping Liberty, TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | The Coastal Courier

    The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is looking to help the county's Texas namesake, The Liberty County, Texas, Sheriff's Office, by accepting donations for the recovery of officers who suffered losses to Hurricane Harvey. "In spite of being personally affected by Hurricane Harvey, the men and women of the sheriff's office continue to diligently serve the citizens of Liberty County, Texas," LCSO Sheriff Steve Sikes posted to his Facebook page.

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  12. Cleveland teens facing looting charges for allegedly stealing from flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... allegedly stealing property from homes that had been vacated by flood victims, authorities say. "While most Liberty County citizens were struggling to save their lives and property during the recent severe flooding in the county, thieves were ...

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  13. US 90 at FM 1413 in Liberty County remains closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    US 90 at FM 1413 in Liberty County remains blocked in both directions while Liberty County Fire Marshal Bill Hergemueller and Liberty County Hazmat teams continue to monitor six of the original nine tanks containing organic peroxide that have become unstable due to the cooling systems being damaged by Hurricane Harvey flood waters at the Arkema ... (more)

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  14. Don't panic: A hurricane named 'Irma' is not threatening Texas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | MySanAntonio.com

    Harvey went from a storm projected to hit Mexico to the biggest rainfall event in U.S. history. Click through to see photos of how its projection transformed over the course of days.

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  15. Trooper, girl make friends amid stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... front of her home, happily chatting with him before he returned to his storm duties. Richmond's supervisor in Liberty County, Sgt. Rob Willoughby, said this is all part of a trooper's job even though it often goes unnoticed. "In times of crisis, DPS ...

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  16. Liberty County family watches live video of floodwater getting closer to animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A Liberty County family has evacuated to East Texas and they've found a different and nerve-wracking way to monitor their property and the water creeping up to their stranded livestock. They have been watching their land flood in real-time through two web cams that have been set up inside and on top of their barn.

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  17. Ivanhoe keeps tax rate at 71.021 , accepaRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2017 | Tyler County Booster

    Ivanhoe City Council dove into financial matters for the upcoming fiscal year with the adoption of the ad valorem tax rate, keeping it at the same rate - 71.02 cents per $100 in taxable value - as the prior year. Mayor Cathy Bennett told those in attendance that the value of unimproved property in the city had been reappraised, so more revenue would be coming in from vacant lots.

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  18. 'Elusive' arrest evader arrested in Liberty CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A man that has spent two years evading arrest on multiple charges was caught and jailed in Liberty County yesterday.

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  19. LCSO: Child burned after chemicals are tossed into nearby fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... playing in a yard on Texas 146 at about noon when the incident occurred, according to information from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. One of the children threw an unknown chemical into the flames, causing a flash fire. The near-by 6-year-old ...

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  20. Missing 13-year-old found unharmed after multi-county high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... several Mongomery County units. They said the vehicle continued north at speed over 80 miles per hour into Liberty County. Cleveland police and Cleveland ISD police then got involved in the chase. When the chase entered San Jacinto county, DPS ...

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