Volume 35 Number 209 Thursday October 15, 2020 Plum Grove Fire: Tuesday afternoon Plum Grove Volunteer Fire Department responded to a reported large debris fire spreading to a house in the 1200 block of County Road 5005 in the Camino Real (pro: Ree-al) Subdivision. Being a possible structure called for additional equipment from the City of Cleveland. That was requested and dispatched. The Plum Grove Volunteers responded to a large pile of trees and brush burning behind a home. Reports indicate flames were so intense the heat was melting the siding on a mobile home. After nearly an hour the fire was extinguished. However, while Cleveland’s tanker truck was en route it was involved in a crash, on Houston Street at Bonham in Cleveland when a vehicle allegedly failed to yield the right of way to an emergency vehicle. Our information has it that no injuries were reported in the accident involving the Cleveland Fire Department Tanker with a private vehicle. Liberty Co. Fire Marshal Bill Hergemueller cited the homeowner –whose name was not available, for an illegal burn. Body Found: Foul play is expected in a man’s death in Beach City. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne reports on Tuesday at about 10:30 a.m. the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and Patrol Division were called to the 15,000 block of FM 2354 in Beach City, Texas. The call was in reference to a deceased male in the waters of Dutton Lake, which is a cooling pond. Initial investigation reveals that foul play may have been involved in the death of a white or Hispanic male, age unknown. He was described by investigators as being large in stature. The investigation is still in early stages. Cause of death is, so far, unknown. An autopsy was ordered by Larry Cryer, Chambers County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 6. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne asks that anyone with information regarding the death of this found in Dutton Lake on Tuesday is asked to contact Detective Kalyn Perry at the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office. Call (409)267-2500. Women’s Health Fair: Here is an important reminder for every woman. The Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center will be the site for the annual Women’s Health Fair set to take place this Saturday, October 17th. This health fair is for those who are either uninsured or under insured,. The local hospital has identified this event as a See, Test and Treat Health fair. There will be FREE screenings for both cervical and breast cancer. The women who are tested will get results the same day of the event. That’s this Saturday. Cervical an breast cancer screenings are just the beginning of what is offered. Every See, Test and Treat health Fair also includes additional health services based on the unique needs of the community. Each participant will get to review all test results with a clinician. Again this health fair at Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center will provide results of tests the day of the health fair. This is a detailed women’s health fair and those involved are welcome to spend the day at the Health Fair at Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center. Take note - Cervical screenings will take place between 8:00AM and 1:00PM. Breast Cancer screenings will be conducted between 8:00AM and 5:00PM. Other tests to be offered are blood pressure tests, cholesterol and Glucose testing. Please note that all of these tests and services will be provided free of charge. Registration is required and those taking advantage of this opportunity are urged to register prior to this Saturday October 17th for the Women’s Health Fair at the hospital in Liberty. Please call 936-336-7316, extension 124. Space is limited, so register as soon as possible. Social distancing will be observed. Temperature screening will be given upon arrival and masks will be used during appointments. Mark you calendar for this Saturday October 17th. Ladies make your reservations for the See, Test and Treat Health Fair at the Liberty Dayton Regional Medical Center, 1353 Travis Street in Liberty. To reserve your spot. Call 936-336-7316 extension 124. Its all free.
Guest Speaker for the Liberty County Historic Society: Well known historian and author, Mike Vance, will be the guest speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Liberty County Historical Commission Monday, October 19th, 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Liberty. The public is invited. Masks and safety precautions will be maintained with temperature check upon entry. Speaker Mike Vance has taken a unique path to become a Texas historian, building on decades of work in professional media combined with a lifetime of history research. Mike is Creative Director at Bright Sky Publishing and the Content Coordinator for the upcoming remake of the Brenham Heritage Museum. We are told Mike Vance is one of the best history story tellers in Texas. His work totals seven feature length documentaries and over 150 short educational videos. Now his sixth book, all of which are on Texas History, is out. At least one is in its second printing. Mike’s program for the Liberty County Historical Commission attendees will be on the “Life and Times of Bonnie and Clyde.” We are told his colorful and factual portrayal of these two characters in East Texas history is sure to delight and also hold many surprises! Linda Jamison, Chairman of the Liberty County Historical Commission urges the public to attend. Liberty Countians can also learn of the many projects in historic preservation being accomplished by the Liberty County Historical Commission. For more information, contact County Chair, Linda Jamison at 936-334-5813 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Lake Livingston Release: 1250 CFS Liberty Bridge Gauge: 6.8 ASL