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Playground named for longtime volunteer
County offcials and family members of Mike Carreker gather for the dedication of a playground in his honor April 4. - photo by Photo provided.

A brief dedication ceremony was held April 4 to name the playground at Liberty Independent Troop Park the “Mike Carreker Playground.”
Liberty County Recreation Department Director Jimmy Martin said Carreker volunteered 28 years for the department, seven as a T-ball and youth baseball coach, then 21 as a board member.
Carreker died one year ago.

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