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“Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck was first a Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, then an epic motion picture. Now, Lee College Theatre will bring Frank Galati’s 1990 Tony Award-winning dramatization to life. 

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Patrons attending Baytown Little Theater’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” opening Sept. 9, will find a greatly improved theater after a summer of finishing touches to the organization’s new building at 2 E. Texas Ave.

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United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County kicks off its 2016-17 Annual Campaign with a tailgate lunch today at the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Campaign Cabinet Chair Missy Malechek will announce the 2016-17 campaign goal. 

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Anna Brooks, coordinator of the Barrett Station Health Advisors and a cancer survivor of 14 years, has partnered with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for the 17th year to bring their mobile mammography to Crosby.

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This Saturday and Sunday, Baytown Photo Club will offer a two-day show and sale called “The Art of Photography,” to be held at Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St.

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Teens and their parents wanting to steer clear of unfortunate encounters with police can get some useful information during the “Let’s Talk Again” back-to-school symposium from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St. Topics will include bullying, sexting a…

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United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County kicks off its 2016-17 annual campaign with a tailgate lunch Friday at the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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Baytown Police said Walter Pickering, 25, who is suspected of killing 32-year-old Glen Flowers, turned himself in to authorities Friday night.

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A Baytown man, identified by the Baytown Police Department as 32-year-old Glen Flowers, was fatally shot in the parking lot of the Valero gas station in the 1600 block of North Alexander Drive shortly after midnight Friday. Witnesses told officers on scene the suspect was a black male who d…

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Discounted dog vaccinations are being offered 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Chambers County Annex on Eagle Drive in Mont Belvieu through a cooperative effort of the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit and Sarah Matak, DVM, of the Winnie Veterinary Clinic. Cost is $7 for rabi…

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The opening lap of Bay Area Relay for Life is less than four days away – volunteers are working hard to get ready for the event and there’s still time to support the effort to defeat cancer.

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The City of Baytown’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has decided not to recommend naming a park after a Baytown soldier killed in Afghanistan last year.

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Forty Goose Creek CISD students advanced to the Texas History Day competition as a result of winning 1st or 2nd place in their category at the recent Lee College Regional History Day. The State competition will take place in Austin May 2-3. 

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Dave Sherron, longtime purchasing agent for Goose Creek CISD and later manager and CEO of the Baytown Teachers Credit Union, died Saturday. Arthur David Sherron was 86.

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For the second time in less than two years, acclaimed Catholic actor and producer Leonardo Defilippis is returning to Baytown for a performance at the St. Joseph Family Center, 1912 Carolina Street.

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The late coach Jessie Leonette Addison, the former Baytown George Washington Carver High School girls basketball and track and field coach is scheduled to be inducted into the PVILCA Hall of Honor Saturday as a Prairie View Interscholastic League coach. 

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Alfonzo “Buddy” Neal, a former Baytown George Washington Carver High School baseball athlete, will be the second Carver athlete to be inducted into the PVILCA Hall of Fame as a baseball athlete on Saturday. 

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The Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association is scheduled to induct Leslie L. Jenkins Jr. into its prestigious PVILCA Hall of Fame on Saturday at the Marriott South Hotel in Houston. 

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Newcomers to Texas might think mosquitoes are our official state bird. Especially if they are from a typically dry western state that doesn’t have as much standing water and consequently fewer of the pesky little blood-sucking pests. Even surpassing white-tailed deer and feral hogs in number…

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Former Lady Eagle track athlete works to come back from a torn ACL

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Former track standout to head Sterling program

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CLEVELAND — Justin Verlander will start the All-Star Game for the American League for the second time, and Hyun-Jin Ryu will make his first start for the National League.

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The Pony BTBA All-Star team based out of Baytown clinched the South Zone Coast Region-Houston sectional tournament at Jenkins Park with a 4-1 win over Deer Park Sunday.

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In “Lonesome Dove”, retired Texas Ranger Captain Woodrow Call’s character, played by Tommie Lee Jones, said it best: “I hate rudeness in a man.” That was as he walked away from bashing an insolent guy over the head with what looked like a piece of rebar.

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Performance Course came to Barbers Hill High School three years ago upon the arrival of a new athletic director and head football coach, Tom Westerberg.

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Two teams – Barbers Hill and Robert E. Lee – set to play in the Lee College summer basketball tournament, did not start play this week, but they both had a good reason.

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The Baytown Little League’s Major team saw its dream of a possible trip to the sectional tournament end in the District 14 East Zone contest Wednesday night in Texas City.

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Baytown-based driver makes way onto NASCAR   truck series

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Connie Mack baseball wrapped up its summer schedule Wednesday and again offered a chance for local programs to give younger players more opportunities to work on their game.

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After a regular season that lasted almost two months, local adult softball league players finally get to start cracking on the games that matter most.

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Amateur boxing still is alive and well in Baytown.

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Jesse Banda didn’t want to stop playing soccer so he did what anyone like him would do: Found a place to play.

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The 94th Texas Women’s Amateur Champion, Annika Clark of Highlands, adds another TGA major championship victory to her golfing career resume. The 2019 Texas Christian University graduate won the Women’s Stroke Play Championship with confidence at Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio.