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HOUSTON (AP) — A portion of the Houston Ship Channel has closed after about 11 Greenpeace USA activists protesting the use of fossil fuels suspended themselves from a bridge ahead of a Democratic debate. By Thursday afternoon, the Houston County Sheriff's Department reported it has begun mak…

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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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Two events in the early days of the 20th century forever changed the face of a handful of sleepy communities nestled between the San Jacinto River and Cedar Bayou along the shores of Goose Creek.

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The Baytown Symphony Orchestra will announce the lineup for its 2019-2020 season at an afternoon of jazz, 4-6 p.m. Sept. 22 at Yepez Vineyard.

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The City of Baytown will continue to invest in the Baytown Arts District, as it hopes to develop a nearly 1-acre site on Texas Avenue into a vibrant destination that will draw visitors to the Downtown Arts District. 

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Students in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate in the Goose Creek Memorial High School cheerleading team’s annual cheer clinic fundraiser from 4:30 p.m. to 6p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, Tuesday, Sept. 10 and Wednesday, Sept. 11 in the auxiliary gym.

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With the Brunson Theater building brought back to life and ready to make new contributions to the city, what’s next on the Texas Avenue renewal agenda?

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The second public “Let’s Talk About It” forum to discuss relations between the community and Baytown police appeared less emotional than the first one, but there were still pointed questions for police representatives.

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Who should attend the “Let’s Talk About It” symposium at noon Saturday at Second Baptist Church, 6227 N. Main St.

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James Doyle Barlow traded a home in Texas for a reward in Heaven Aug. 9, 2019 at the age of 57. Doyle, a resident of Baytown, passed away at Houston Methodist in Katy from complications after suffering a heart attack. 

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Lakewood Church of Christ will be holding its 19th annual Back to School Clothing Give-Away this Saturday, August 3rd at 8 a.m. The purpose of the Clothing Give-Away is to help children from the Baytown area in need of clothing to begin the new school year.  Last year, the clothing event bro…

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” musical opens Friday at the Lee College Performing Arts Center. The Baytown Little Theater production is directed by Jim Wadzinski.

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Even as Baytown continues to add people, homes and businesses at breakneck speed, one statistic is keeping a steady downward trend — the number of reported crimes.

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The Baytown Police Department has launched an internal affairs investigation into an arrest that was reported on Houston TV stations this week in which a man from Orange claimed officers used excessive force. BPD said the man has not filed a complaint with the department, however.

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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.