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Sunday 08/03/2014
BPD: Killer turns self in
Updated: August 04, 2014 - 3:41 pm

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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Friday 08/01/2014
Baytown police seeking man in connection with Friday murder
Updated: August 01, 2014 - 2:21 pm

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 drove off in a gray Chevy pickup truck.  Witnesses were able to give police the license plate of the truck, which was registered to a Walter Pickering. 

Through the investigation, detectives interviewed several witnesses who said the suspect and a Hispanic female were arguing while at the gas pumps.  The suspect turned toward Flowers, cursed at him then shot Flowers for no reason and fled in the Chevy truck. 

Detectives have identified a person of interest as 25-year-old Walter Pickering of Baytown.  Pickering is driving a 2007 silver Chevy pickup truck with Texas license plate CGX-7280.  Baytown police are asking the public for any assistance in locating Pickering.  Pickering is considered armed and very dangerous.

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Friday 04/11/2014
Discount dog vaccinations in Mont Belvieu Saturday
Posted: April 11, 2014 - 3:41 pm

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 rabies vaccination and $11 for DHLPP.

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Large construction equipment will close roads five weekends
Posted: April 11, 2014 - 2:17 pm

Traffic will be disrupted late nights the next several weekends as very large vessels are moved from the bank of Cedar Bayou at Highway 146 to the Enterprise Products construction site in Mont Belvieu.

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Vessel movement will not disrupt Relay for Life
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Organizers of Relay for Life report that the planned movement of large vessels along FM 565 tonight will not disrupt the annual event at Royal Purple Raceway.

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Tuesday 04/08/2014
Defilippis production returning to St. Joseph
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

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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Coming soon, April 8
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

Fish lunch

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Baytown Police Beat, April 8
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

Vehicle crimes

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Funeral for civic servant Sherron today
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

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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Pilot Club annual gala set for April 15
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

The Pilot Club of Baytown’s 2014 Yellow Rose Gala is to be held Tuesday, April 15, 6 p.m. at the Goose Creek Country Club.  

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40 students advance to state in History Fair competition
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

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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Naming park after soldier up to council now
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

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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There’s still time to join Relay For Life
Posted: April 08, 2014 - 12:00 am

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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Sunday 03/23/2014
Mont Belvieu Police Beat, March 23, 2014
Posted: March 23, 2014 - 12:00 am

During the week of March 13-19, Mont Belvieu police responded to incidents including:

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Sunday 03/16/2014
Baytown City Council briefs, March 16, 2014
Posted: March 16, 2014 - 12:00 am

Speed limit on portions of Highway 146 lowered 

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