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Daily Radiogram

Friday, December 7, 2012

Friday, December 07, 2012 08:00 - 17:00

Volume 27, No. 229 Friday, December 7, 2012


Over 65 Exemption: For residents who are over 65 or about to turn 65, Leanne Neal, a homestead specialist with the Liberty County Central Appraisal District said homeowners who claim the over 65 exemption can freeze their property taxes at the current dollar amount. The only exception is if the property owner adds value to the homestead by making improvements such as building an add-on or constructing a pool. In that case, the original exemption stays in place, but the improvement is added to the taxable amount. To learn more about the over 65 exemption on your home, contact the Liberty County Central Appraisal District in Liberty at (936) 336-5722 or in Dayton at 257-8395. The CAD number in Cleveland is (281) 593-1605.


Mailing Deadline: The deadline for getting holiday packages to loved ones in the military by Christmas Day is coming up. That last day to send packages by priority mail to most military addresses worldwide is Monday December 10th. The domestic deadline is Dec. 21 for priority mail and Dec. 22 for Express mail. For information, visit the U.S. Postal Service web site at or contact your local postmaster.


Christmas Trees: Entries are still being accepted for the third annual Christmas tree contest at the Dayton Community Center. Sponsored by the Dayton Senior Citizens, the Christmas tree contest has proven to be a very popular way to raise money for toys, school supplies, jackets and bikes for needy kids. Dayton Community Center Director Amanda Wilson said they do have room for a few more. A tree can be set up at the community center between now and the entry deadline on December 17th.  Cost to enter the contest is $100. A new offering this year, for $150 the community center staff will decorate your tree with your supplies.  For information call (936) 258-6630.


Candlelight Christmas: The chancel and hand bell choirs of the First United Methodist Church in Liberty will present their traditional candlelight Christmas music program Sunday December 16that 6 p.m.


Obituaries: Brenda Kay Norris Hill, 55 of Devers. Services are tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Pace Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.


*LakeRelease: 1,000 CFSLibertyBridge: 6.16 ASL



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