Two new academies have been added to the options for Goose Creek CISD eighth graders when considering their high school plans, and the deadline to make their selections is February 2, 2020. Students now have the option of choosing one of nine career academies; a dual credit cosmetology progr…
As I sometimes do (as many do) I’d been reading too much online about what could go wrong during my pregnancy and labor. From hearing personal stories to reading worst-case scenarios (which is always what’s online) my head was spinning. My body was tense, and I needed release.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is re-running again because the version that ran Thursday was a draft.
Baytown’s own First Watch restaurant, 6320 Garth Rd. Suite 105, is one of over a dozen of the health-conscious chains in the Houston area.
Students are always in need of school supplies, so Walmart Import Distribution Center 7042 recently donated 283,772 items to Goose Creek CISD schools through the Goose Creek CISD Education Foundation. Steve Byford, Walmart general manager, and Regina Cardona, MCO manager, coordinated the eff…
With flu season in full force, the Houston Methodist Primary Care Group clinics in Baytown and Mont Belvieu provide convenient scheduling that allows their expertly trained primary care providers to offer diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of conditions, including cold and flu.
On Wednesday a most generous donation of roughly $7,900 for 60 Trauma Kits was given to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office by CEO/President Cheryl Railsback and Secretary Cindy Abshier of the Shane Detwiler Foundation. These trauma kits are to be used primarily for injuries to peace officer…
There are not many buffets in Baytown, but the Hibachi Grill and Buffet on Garth Road offers more than the usual rice and noodles.
On Christmas Eve, Baytown’s Jordan Perez found his trusty mode of transportation stolen.
As I’m writing this, the new year is fast approaching. For New Year’s Eve, my husband, daughter, and I are lying low and spending the night at home. We will be testing our new outdoor firepit and waving sparklers at what is to come.
Looking to do a Hot Spots review the week after Christmas, I was looking for something with no resemblance to turkey, dressing or anything that looked like a family dinner—so Burger Barn sounded like a good, casual answer.
Pilot Club of Baytown donated goodwill boxes to the Lou Lawler Seafarer’s Center in LaPorte for seamen away from home for the holidays. Pictured are Pilot Area Leaders, Kerri Hurlbut and Allene DonCarlos. Each year 50 boxes and more are filled with toiletries, socks, note paper, pens and …
Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital recognized Laura Vasquez as a winner of the 2019 DAISY Awards.
Living in Coastal Texas during the winter months can literally be a case of blowing hot and cold, as we’ve already seen this year. By January, all the potted plants from the porches and patios are now residing indoors, under quite different conditions than were experienced outside during th…
It’s that time of year when people make their New Year’s resolutions – indeed, 93% of people set them, according to the American Psychological Association. The most common resolutions are related to losing weight, eating healthier, exercising regularly and saving money.
As I wrote last January, my family did not make any resolutions at the beginning of the year. I usually find a New Year’s printable online and fill it out with them, but this year we had relatives in town and several appointments to keep.
“The Nutcracker” is a time-honored Christmas tradition that has introduced generations of children to the world of ballet by way of dancing toys, sweets and a little girl’s dreams. For one Mont Belvieu girl this Christmas, that introduction took place on the stage, not in the audience.
Four Culinary Arts teams representing Stuart Career Tech High School, Goose Creek Memorial High School, Stuart Career Center and Sterling High School competed in the annual Aramark Lone Star Chef Competition for the right to represent Goose Creek CISD at the state competition in February.
Women United, a United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County affinity group, received a donation from the Baytown Chapters of Beta Sigma Phi.
Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital achieved a significant milestone this fall when colorectal surgeon Dr. Ziad Kronfol performed the hospital’s 1,000th robotic surgical procedure.
It seems every place I turn in life, Napoli’s is not far behind. I have no idea if it is some kind of chain running under the radar or the most popular Italian name since Corleone.
Goose Creek CISD FFA students competed in the recent Gulf Coast District Leadership Development Event (LDE) with some advancing to Area and one student earning the opportunity to compete at the State level.
Seventeen Goose Creek CISD staff members recently attended the National Career Academy Coalition’s (NCAC) 23rd Annual Conference in Philadelphia, the birthplace of Career Academies, as Robert E. Lee High School’s STEM Academy and Ross S. Sterling High School’s Health Science Academy were hon…
My Christmas preparations began early this year. We had the decorations and tree up before Thanksgiving, which was a first for us. I spent Black Friday peaceful and content, shopping online by the light of my Christmas tree. This is how it shall be henceforth.
Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union presents a check to Goose Creek CISD to help with the district’s partnership with the Toys for Tots project, organized by Faith Family Church. From left are Jessica Rodriguez, GCEFCU business development coordinator; Kyle Ford, GCEFCU vice president;…
The history of the Vietnamese cultural impacts on Southeast Houston is long and well known.
United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County announced the dates — Dec. 11, 2019 through Feb. 7 — for its annual grant funding cycle. The funding cycle includes several steps such as agency training sessions, a Letter of Intent, formally applying for funding, participating in an …
Lee College’s Center for Workforce and Community Development was recognized at the Learning Resource Network’s Annual Conference and received the 2020 LERN International Award for Excellence in Brochure Design.
A man told a sportsmen’s group recently that a fishing guide had told him the white bass were running on Lake Travis. He suggested they form a group to fish. By end of the meeting, he had enough people for a late January or February trip.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal cost manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow their jobs, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora could be next.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans were up 24-0 in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs and looked to be headed for their first AFC championship game, which they would have hosted.
DAYTON – The Crosby Cougars used a Steven Godinez penalty kick in the 55th minute to regain the lead and take a 2-1 win over the Willowridge Eagles on Saturday morning in the semi-final game at Houston Methodist Field at Bronco Stadium to move into the championship game of the Dayton Tournament.
After four weeks off, the Lee College Rebels basketball team returned to action in the new year and suffered some unfriendly results in Region XIV play over the past few days.
The Sterling Rangers (1-0) got two first-half goals, one each by Rogelio Chavez and Oscar Rangel helped them to a 2-0 home win Monday over rivals Robert E. Lee (0-2). REL's Christian Marsiglia, 13, and Jose Monrreal battle for a loose ball against Sterling's Andy Gomez, 4, and Antonio Hernandez, 7.
Two goals in the last 10 minutes of play lifted Goose Creek Memorial over Angleton 4-2 in the New Year’s Kickoff Classic soccer tournament championship match on Saturday afternoon in Angleton.
It’s been called “The Greatest Hunters’ Convention on the Planet” by Jay Cox and “The Greatest Family Reunion on the Planet” by my friend, Larry Weishuhn, whom I quoted in this column on Nov. 7. (see “Want Larger Antlers?)
It was the first official weekend of boys soccer in Texas, but Robert E. Lee’s squad went into Friday’s home contest seeing visiting Porter as a final scrimmage prior to 2 p.m. Monday’s contest against rivals Sterling.
Jonathan Roman’s penalty kick late in the second half help the Goose Creek Memorial Patriots tie Fulshear 1-1 on the first day of the Pasadena Cup to open the season Thursday.
I must have been a good boy this year, although I don’t list my wife as a reference. But when measured on the naughty/nice scale and adjudged by Santa’s rewards, it looks like I’ve graded fairly well.