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Daily Radiogram

Monday, November 12, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012 08:00 - 17:00


VOLUME 27, NO. 215 MONDAY, NOV. 12, 2012


Fatality: A Romayor man died and his son was critically injured in a two-vehicle accident on S.H. 321 at C.R. 668 in the city of Dayton Saturday morning. Dayton police report a pickup truck was northbound on S.H. 321 when it turned into the path of an oncoming SUV. The driver of the SUV, Maria Pesina, and two passengers, Abigail Pesina and Byran Somers, were taken by air ambulance to a Houston hospital. JP Pct. 4 Barry Graves pronounced Keith Dane Somers, 44, of Romayor dead. The pickup truck’s driver was taken by private vehicle for treatment of a broken toe. Dayton police expect to file charges against him.


State Tourney Bound: The Tarkington Lady Longhorns volleyball team has advanced to the semi-finals of the state tournament for the second year in a row. That means the Lady Longhorns are one of just four Class 3-A teams remaining in the hunt for the state title. Tarkington’s first game is Friday against La Grange at either 1 or 3 o’clock, based on their placement on the tourney bracket, at the Curtis Cullwell Center in Garland.


Smoked Turkeys: Liberty firefighters are holding a turkey fundraiser for Thanksgiving. Smoked turkeys are $30 each, and fried turkeys are $40. All the money raised goes to pay for necessary gear for Liberty’s volunteer firefighters. Organizers ask that orders be placed as soon as possible, but before this Saturday. Turkey pick up is the day before Thanksgiving – Wednesday, Nov. 21 – from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Liberty Fire Station on Lakeland Drive. To order, call 936-336-3922.


Football: The high school football regular season came to an end over the weekend as Dayton, Hull-Daisetta, Barbers Hill, Crosby and East Chambers all advanced to the state playoffs. On Friday night, the previously undefeated Dayton Broncos fell to still undefeated Summer Creek 45-7 in the District 19-4A title game. Hull-Daisetta won the District 11-A championship, downing Colmesneil 43-28. Liberty finished strong, shutting out Tarkington 37-0. It was Barbers Hill over New Caney 49-0 while Cleveland topped Shepherd 40-34. East Chambers blasted Hardin 54-0 while Anahuac topped Kountze 15-14.


Obituaries: Carroll Dean Johnson, 76, of Hardin. Visitation is today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Faith and Family in Batson.


*Lake Release: 1,000 CFSLiberty Bridge: 5.99 ASL*



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