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Extended family and friends took advantage of the sunnyweather on the Martin Luther King holiday to play in the park. From left are, Niemah Polimus, 2; James Singleton; Geoffrey Moody, 8; Ty’shawn Eggleton, 5; Christopher Moody, 10; Theron “T.J.” Freeman, 10; Aniya Nelson, 9; and Maresa Montoy.

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Months of frustration came to an end Sunday afternoon when the Texas Department of Transportation fully re-opened the Interstate 10 bridge over the San Jacinto River.

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The Baytown area is truly lucky. We have among our small population a disproportionately large number of people who volunteer their time and money to bring us together, better our lives and sustain the quality of life we all enjoy.

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A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend kidnapped her at gunpoint about midnight Saturday night. He approached her in a parking lot, she said, and ordered her into a vehicle. He then drove her to a truck stop on Interstate 10 and searched through her phone. The man then drove her to the area …

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Erica Arterburn, 6, and the Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer team moved to 8-0-1 this season with an emphatic 4-0 win at Houston Waltrip in dreary weather conditions Friday afternoon.

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The State of Texas squared off Friday afternoon against its largest county in a dispute over suing the nation’s largest oil company for environmental violations in a battle between Goliaths that will likely end up in appeals court no matter what the judge’s ruling — a ruling he said is likel…

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Unplanned emissions from fires and explosions have made environmental news headlines in recent months, but another source of increased emissions is simply the growth of the area’s oil, gas and chemical industries.

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A house fire in the 6200 block of Grand Isle required help from multiple local fire departments to extinguish the blaze Friday morning. 

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Homeowner orientation is offered Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. for those interested in learning the qualifications required for the Habitat program. The meeting is open to the public and will be held at Faith Presbyterian Church, 3900 N. Main St. in Baytown. App…

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The West Chambers County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, from left: Adam Wheeless (Board Chairman), Gallant Builders; Richard LeJeune, Community Resource Credit Union; Lisa Dagle, Lisa Dagle Insurance Services; Brian Hawthorne, Chambers County Sheriff; Donneshea Cook, Phillips 66; Sh…

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Baytown Police Department year-end statistics for 2019 show a slight reduction in overall crime in the city compared to 2018, but not quite down to the historically low numbers achieved in 2017.

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When Dan Perez, founder of D&Ds, died, some have wondered what will happen to the popular breakfast burrito restaurant.

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1 Like a pretty penny, the Baytown Farmers Market has returned for a new year of fun and goods. The market will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at its steady location in Town Square. The vibe is described as similar to a Hallmark movie setting, which is great news for all those who live fo…

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Eastbound lanes of the Interstate 10 bridge over the San Jacinto River will be completely closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Sunday, but the Texas Department of Transportation isn’t sure if that will end the bridge detours.

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Unisa Frazier is overjoyed about the home she will have thanks to the efforts of Baytown Habitat for Humanity. 

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City officials are taking steps to get involved in the effort to bring the USS Texas battleship to Baytown. 

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About 15 community members participated Wednesday in the first of five community conversations being held by United Way of Greater Baytown Area and Chambers County in preparation for developing its new strategic plan.

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When U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi named the seven-person prosecution team for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial Wednesday, one of the team members was familiar to east Harris County residents: Rep. Sylvia Garcia.

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The Baytown Historic Preservation Association (BHPA) will present a program and update on the “Battleship Texas” at its January 25 Saturday History session.  The program will be presented by Mark Lardas, a sometime engineer, freelance writer, amateur historian and model-maker, lives in Leagu…

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Members of the Goose Creek CISD board announced they are joining up with the It’s Time Texas Community Challenge in a move to make the City of Baytown a healthier place. 

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A landowner has decided to appeal the Baytown Planning and Zoning Commission’s decision to turn down a request to rezone 58.7 acres at the southwest corner of Interstate 10 and Sjolander Road to light industrial.

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Today is the first day to file to be on the ballot for the May 2 General Election. Locally, Barbers Hill ISD, City of Anahuac and the City of Mont Belvieu will have elections.

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The Baytown area is truly lucky. We have among our small population a disproportionately large number of people who volunteer their time and money to bring us together, better our lives and su… Read more

A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend kidnapped her at gunpoint about midnight Saturday night. He approached her in a parking lot, she said, and ordered her into a vehicle. He then drove her … Read more

Erica Arterburn, 6, and the Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer team moved to 8-0-1 this season with an emphatic 4-0 win at Houston Waltrip in dreary weather conditions Friday afternoon. Read more

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