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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 spring sports season is winding down and the drama isn’t as the postseason for diamond sports are on the verge of getting started and sports like track and golf are heading into the final stages. This week a number of vital contests will determine the fates of a number of athletes from s…

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For years, I thought there were only four rivers in Texas – the Neches, near where I lived, the Sabine that had that scary bridge crossing to Louisiana that was almost at water level and if our family drove too close we’d fall in, the Guadalupe where my grandmother lived, and Village Creek.

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U.S. Congressman Brian Babin attended the Baytown Christian Academy State Championship Banquet honoring the football and basketball teams. Rep. Babin presented a copy of the statement he entered into the Congressional Record, honoring both teams, to each of the athletes, trainers, and coache…

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Spring football means starting the preseason, having first contact and a first scrimmage a wee later than those who choose not to partake. It also means one less scrimmage.

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The 2019 soccer season is officially in the history books and one could say that Baytown’s boys teams offered a combination of history, transition and challenges to address moving forward.

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Skies that carried an ominous look of pending storms held off long enough to see the Barbers Hill girls track team take runner-up in the 2019 Area 21-5A and 22-5A track meet at Barbers Hill High School. 

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Goose Creek Memorial will begin the search for its third head coach in school history following the resignation of Bren Jones Thursday morning. Jones, who spent 11 years at GCM, three as football head coach, accepted the position of assistant football coach and head coach for girls track at …

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The Sterling High tennis program had plenty of highs this spring and it all came to a ceremonial and proud end Wednesday in Deer Park.

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The Sterling Rangers baseball team was in prime position to cement a playoff berth out of District 21-6A heading into Tuesday’s action in Baytown against C.E. King.

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After a strong performance a week ago,  the Barbers Hill boys and girls track and field will host a Class 5A area meet in Region 3 today.

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Change is not always pleasant. Much of life has been changed either by technology, cyclical climate change, human population growth or political correctness. But stay with me; this isn’t about politics. 

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The soccer season for the area came to a disappointing end as the Goose Creek Memorial boys soccer team saw its march for Austin stopped by Kingwood Park Friday.

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MONT BELVIEU - The Barbers Hill’s girls track team saw the program win its first district title since 2012 while the boys’ run of three-straight crowns came to an end Thursday night in Mont Belvieu.

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Improvement on the softball field is clearly showing itself for the Robert E. Lee Lady Ganders even if the record doesn’t quite indicate it.

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John Force Racing made a statement this weekend at the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil when it claimed both nitro category victories with Brittany Force winning in Top Fuel and Robert Hight winning in Funny Car on Sunday at Houston Raceway powered by…

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For the first time in NHRA history, a father and daughter will start race day at the top of both nitro categories for the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway powered by Pennzoil. That duo is none other than 16-time Funny Car champion J…

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Brittany Force arrived to the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil ready to defend her 2018 win and she’s off to a good start after earning the provisional No. 1 qualifying position at Houston Raceway powered by Pennzoil on Friday.

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It’s all there for the taking for the Goose Creek Memorial baseball team.

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A tough start led to a disappointing wrap to the season for the Barbers Hill boys golf team Wednesday.

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Last year, Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil was the site of one of Brittany Force’s most triumphant moments in her standout career, as the 2017 Top Fuel world champ returned from a season-opening crash in Pomona to win in Houston just two months later.

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This will be a crazy week made even crazier by the fact the Goose Creek Memorial boys soccer team continues its Cinderella run in the Class 5A playoffs.

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Steve Torrence, the reigning Mello Yello Champion and the Top Fuel favorite in this week’s 32nd Mopar Express Lane SpringNationals at Houston Raceway Park, has become an inspiration to a new generation of professional drag racers, not so much because of what he has done but because of how he…

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The Houston Rockets are the best team in the NBA’s Western Conference over the past month or so. The eye test says so and a lot of the numbers do too.

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The Goose Creek Memorial boys soccer program was on the verge of establishing itself as a Class 5A power three years ago. It had been a breakthrough season for the Patriots who advanced to the Region III-5A finals. 

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It didn’t take long to get percolating as the Crosby Lady Cougars slowly built momentum and ended up rolling to a 13-3 win over the visiting Lady Patriots.