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Being personally invited to attend any church programs, anniversaries or other activities, is something I truly enjoy doing; however, the church anniversary that I attended recently was somewhat special to me. It was special because the Pastor of this particular church is my cousin who I per…

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The company my husband works for recently provided tickets to an Astros game. Though we aren’t avid sports fans, I thought it would be fun to go as a family and let our daughter experience the excitement of a live sports game.

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While tickets and sponsorships are closed for the Goose Creek CISD Education Foundation’s All-Star Gala, the entire community can still take part virtually through its incredible online auction to help support educators and students at the district.

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Since 1948, the Service League of Baytown has helped kids at Goose Creek CISD in kindergarten all the way up to seventh grade receive vision screenings.

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As a young student trying to make ends meet, Frank McKay was blown away when a complete stranger donated money to help him finish his college education. 

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What do you like to do? I like to read, watch TV, eat, shop and keep myself otherwise occupied. I am always on the lookout for recommendations, be it for entertainment, restaurants, books or products.

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On a typical summer day, when he’s not volunteering on the board of a non-profit organization or serving on the local city council, Doug Walker can be found working in his garden or visiting with neighbors near his home in Beach City. But today, the retired plant manager chose to spend the a…

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I’ve lost three people who’ve made an impression in my life in the month of August. Not the way I expected this month to go. They say these things happen in threes. 

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Anytime a dining option becomes available on the west side of Baytown, curiosity sweeps over me. Love the many options on the east side of town but lets face it. Navigating Garth Road is about as fun as a stubbing your toe against furniture. The only difference being Garth Road lasts much longer. 

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The Class of 2023, comprised of 111 students, was inducted into IMPACT Early College High School Aug. 8, at the Lee College Performing Arts Center. Through Goose Creek CISD’s partnership with Lee College, students who apply for and are accepted to IMPACT ECHS have the opportunity to earn an …

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A month ago, I wrote a column entitled “Siblings.”

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1 Time is of the essence in regard to visiting the Battleship Texas. Those that have procrastinated in making one last visit to the iconic warship need to get on the ferry this weekend. The ship is scheduled to leave its site for repairs with its final destination unknown. The Texas will be …

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The fidget apron may have working zippers, buttons with button holes, ribbons to tie and untie, belts to buckle and unbuckle, fabrics that are soothing to feel. The choices are endless. The fidget apron is a perfect gift idea for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. 

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Dozens of ladies, with a few of their husbands, gathered at the Lee College Administration building to celebrate fellowship and the 15th Anniversary of the Red Hat Society. 

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My daughter recently started back at her day school. She goes two days a week and loves it. While I miss having her at home, I’m glad she enjoys being around the other kids, learning, and playing with them. Each day, when I drive her to school, I ask her if she’s excited for the day. Sometim…

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When the urge for Chinese food hits, deciding the next course of action can be difficult when dining in Baytown. 

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If it had not been for my mother’s penchant for getting her exercise by walking around the block, we may never have met Justin. He lived one street over from us on the state streets and he entered our lives the day he asked to join us - my mom, my brother and me.

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The Pilot Club of Baytown has installed its 2019-20 Board of Directors. Seated, from left, are President Cindy Fehring, President-Elect Susan Pitts, and Vice President and Kathy Young; standing are Director and Past President Gladys Pryor, Directors Tammy Phenicie, Judy Wheat and Kerri Hurlb…

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Have you seen the signs around town saying Baytown has superior water? They are signifying the city has satisfied Texas Commission on Environmental Quality requirements.

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Faith Presbyterian Church dedicated a Little Free Library as its mission project for Vacation Bible School. The library is located in the west entrance on Hartman Drive, and community members are encouraged to check it out. Children attending Vacation Bible School brought books to begin the …

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A 2009 Robert E. Lee High School graduate and Baytown native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided-missile destroyer, USS Preble.

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   The prestigious 40th Annual Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association (PVILCA) Hall of Honor/Hall of Fame Banquet held July 20 at the Marriott South Hotel in Houston was the place to be. The banquet was superfantastic with over 1,000 people in attendance and again, was a com…

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By the time you read this, my birthday has passed. I enjoyed celebrating it and believe everyone should celebrate their own. We must celebrate each year we’re given, right? 

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I grew up eating southern cooking with a dash of Cajun — which means that Sarah’s Restaurant has pretty much my dream menu.

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Lee College Board of Regents recently honored the dedication and service of six Lee College retirees who share a combined 106 years of service to the College. The retirees recognized were (pictured left to right): Gloria Skelton, Accounts Payable supervisor, 30 years; Michael Gos, English an…

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After the rains of Imelda sent parts of Southeast Houston under water a handful of events involving area teams have been announced Thursday.

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Lady Eagles rally from 2-0, late fifth set deficits in win

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Week two of the North Channel Conference’s football and volleyball action wrapped on Thursday. Following is an update for both football and volleyball for junior high schools.

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Needing a win, Sterling rises in rout of Austin

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Lee College volleyball returns to host own invite

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A winning performance would wash away the bitter taste of a win that should have been for the Goose Creek Memorial football team.

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With one non-district game remaining, the Sterling Rangers hope to make the best out of their date at Houston’s Barnett Stadium 7 p.m. Friday against HISD’s Austin High School.

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The Sterling High tennis team filled a hole left by a Channelview cancellation in district play with a sterner test Tuesday in Baytown.

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I was sitting in the Irish Village Barber Shop after school one day waiting my turn, reading an outdoor magazine. An article on wild sheep hunting had a beautiful picture of a handsome bighorn ram standing magnificently on a rocky mountain hillside.

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The North Channel conference began its sports schedule last week as football and volleyball games began for local junior high school teams.Each sport follows the same schedule with eighth-grade teams playing the identical home-and-away slate and the seventh-grade teams doing the same. All ga…

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This year’s early teal hunting season is expected to be a hot one, both in terms of temperature and prospects. Extended forecasts for Saturday’s opener indicate waves of blue-winged teal headed for Texas, along with daytime highs in the mid to upper 90s.

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So close wasn’t enough as the Sterling Rangers football team fell to 0-2 with a last second, 16-14 non-district defeat at Aldine Nimitz Friday night.

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Robert E. Lee High School fans and alums have never forgotten the greatness that once was Gander football.

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Following a 35-10 loss at Magnolia to start the season, Barbers Hill wants to focus on playing four good quarters.

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Goose Creek Memorial’s Nikko Lagrada won in both singles and doubles for the Patriots during their 19-0 District 22-5A opening win over city rivals Baytown Lee on Tuesday. The host Patriots won all but one set in both doubles and singles to move to 1-1 this season. 

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The Goose Creek Memorial Lady Patriots volleyball team’s hot start to the season continued as it rolled to the title of the Stafford Varsity Tournament last weekend.