Volume 35, No. 10 Friday, June 5, 2020
Dayton FFA: The results for the 71st Dayton FFA Livestock show are in. This year’s Grand Champion Steer was shown by Breely Buffamonte. The Reserve Champion Steer was exhibited by Matthew Payne. Grand Champion Commercial Heifer belonged to Savanna Hanson. The Reserve Champion Heifer was shown by Cameron Ripskowski. Moving to the Market Swine division, this years Grand Champion was shown by Ryan Cormier. The Reserve Champion honor went to the hog exhibited by Skylar Dzanski . Grand Champion Market Goat was shown by Tanner Lott with the Reserve Champion honors going to Chesnie Payne. As for the Market Broiler division Grand Champion went to Avery Philley with Alayne Philley securing Reserve Champion with his broilers. In the Market Rabbits division, the Grand Champion rabbits were show by James Spoerle while the Reserve Champion rabbits were exhibited by Savannah Balinger. Registration for the live auction starts at 11:30 tomorrow-the sale begins at 12:30. Only buyers can attend the auction in person. The Auction will be streamed online at www.cattleinmotion.com. Online buyers can register online. Just click on the Dayton FFA Livestock show link and it will take you to the information page. There you can register to bid online.
Cristobal: The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Cristobal is forecast to start moving northward across the Gulf of Mexico today. The Hurricane Center says it is too early to tell the exact location, timing or magnitude of this storm or its potential impacts on the Gulf Coast. If you will need assistance during a Hurricane, be sure to register with the state's 211 assistance system. Do that by dialing 211 from your cell phone or landline and provide them with the info on the help you may need. If you registered with 211 last year, you still need to register this year. For a full list of supplies needed during a disaster visit ready.gov. You can stay up to date with Cristobal on KSHN using the Simple Radio app, KSHN.COM website or on our Facebook page.
LHS Graduation: The Liberty High School graduation is set for June 26th at Memorial Stadium at 8 pm. Kayla Roy tells us June 26th was picked so graduating seniors could have more guests. She says each senior is allowed to have up to ticketed 10 guests. She says both guests and graduates will be seated 6-feet apart. Guests of the class of 2020 will sit on the home side, visitor side, or on the field. If you choose to sit on the field, you must bring your own chair.
Batman Tournament: The 12th Annual Ryan “Batman” Williams Foundation Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, July 11, at the Tour 18 golf course in Humble. Due to the pandemic, this year’s tournament will have a few changes. The field of golfers is limited to 18 4-man teams. The Ryan Batman Williams Foundation was created to honor a special boy who died from a form of cancer called Neuroblastoma. To sign up or for more information, go online to www.ryanbatmanwilliams.org, check them out on Facebook, or call C.D. Williams at 936-336-0027.
First Responder Signs: A generous donor has paid for yard signs that can be placed in residential and business yards or windows across the area saluting Liberty’s first responders. The 24 x 24 signs have the logo’s, or emblems, of the Liberty Police Department, Liberty County Sheriff’s Department and the Liberty Fire and EMS. These yard signs with mounting wire stakes are ready for pick-up for anyone - no charge - at the Liberty-Dayton Area Chamber of Chamber office 1801 Trinity Street, Liberty, or at our KSHN studios 2099 Sam Houston Street. Stop by either location and pick up yours. No charge.
Lake Release: 21,000 CFS –Liberty Bridge: 22.46 ASL