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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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“Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck was first a Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, then an epic motion picture. Now, Lee College Theatre will bring Frank Galati’s 1990 Tony Award-winning dramatization to life. 

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Patrons attending Baytown Little Theater’s “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” opening Sept. 9, will find a greatly improved theater after a summer of finishing touches to the organization’s new building at 2 E. Texas Ave.

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United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County kicks off its 2016-17 Annual Campaign with a tailgate lunch today at the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Campaign Cabinet Chair Missy Malechek will announce the 2016-17 campaign goal. 

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Anna Brooks, coordinator of the Barrett Station Health Advisors and a cancer survivor of 14 years, has partnered with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for the 17th year to bring their mobile mammography to Crosby.

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This Saturday and Sunday, Baytown Photo Club will offer a two-day show and sale called “The Art of Photography,” to be held at Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St.

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Teens and their parents wanting to steer clear of unfortunate encounters with police can get some useful information during the “Let’s Talk Again” back-to-school symposium from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St. Topics will include bullying, sexting a…

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United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County kicks off its 2016-17 annual campaign with a tailgate lunch Friday at the Baytown Community Center, 2407 Market St., from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

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Magic was in the air as more than 2,500 Goose Creek CISD faculty and staff members celebrated the new school year at one of two sessions of the annual convocation at Robert E. Lee High School. 

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Bates Collision Centers showed their appreciation for Goose Creek Memorial High School teachers with a snow cone party held at the school on Thursday.

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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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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 d…

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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 rabi…

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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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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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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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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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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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In a season where the Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team recorded its first ever playoff win, could it be that it may go hand-in-hand with its inaugural postseason run?

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In a matchup between the two top teams in District 22-5A boys soccer, the host Goose Creek Memorial Patriots fell behind early and couldn’t recover in a 4-1 loss to first-place Friendswood.

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The baseball season is upon Goose Creek CISD high school fans as it saw its first pitch Monday as Robert E. Lee played host to Dayton.

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Lady Eagles bounced in area

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The first live ocelot I ever saw was in a cage outside a furniture store in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico in the ‘60s. It was the most beautiful cat I had ever seen.

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Barbers Hill graduate and University of Texas women’s basketball standout Charli Collier teamed up with Roppolo’s Pizzeria owner Marc Roppolo to give back to the Austin community in the wake of the winter storm. 

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As anticipated, the boys and girls basketball playoff schedule was sent scurrying following the winter storm and its aftermath this week.

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The Baytown high school softball programs were all hoping to make notable progress last spring and it appeared that objective could be met.

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The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles basketball team will face No. 1 Richmond Foster 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shadow Creek High School in a Class 5A area round playoff.

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Maybe l should stick my hat around the door on a stick to see if anybody is going to take a shot at it since I’ve been saying Texas has the best winters in America. The forecast is now calling for a low temp of one degree above zero, Fahrenheit! Broken limbs and sometime entire trees litter …

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Three area girls basketball teams will begin their playoff journey this week and it starts tonight in Port Arthur when the Sterling Lady Rangers – making their first playoff appearance in six years – tip off against undefeated Beaumont United.

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The Manvel Mavericks scored in the first minute of the match, added some insurance before halftime and used that start to gain pole position in a 3-0 victory against Robert E. Lee in Baytown Tuesday night.

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With a chance to potentially improve its District 22-5A standing, the Sterling Lady Rangers basketball team dropped a 55-45 home decision against La Porte Saturday.

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The Friendswood Mustangs used a 13-3 run to end the first quarter and  used that momentum to hold on for a 55-42 victory Saturday in Baytown.

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Every year about this time, some men and women go into something akin to mild depression. And please don’t think I’m belittling the post combat malady known as PTSD when I call it “After Hunting Season Downer”, or “AHSD”.

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The Goose Creek Memorial girls basketball team battled district heavyweights Manvel to a tight ballgame through the first half to see the Lady Mavericks pull away for a 54-40 win Thursday night.

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The Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team inched into a playoff spot and wrapped up the season sweep of district and city rivals Sterling with an 82-48 home win Saturday.

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The Goose Creek Memorial Patriots used goals by Darwin Velasquez and Carlos Gonzalez to pull of the important, 2-1 road win against one of the challengers for the District 22-5A title.

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In a match Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer coach Roman Huizar called a “good game,” the Lady Patriots still fell short in a 2-0 home defeat Friday against the Manvel Lady Mavericks.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team is off to a blazing start to the spring campaign after placing in nine of the 10 divisions at the Kim Enocksen Varsity Invitational in Humble on Friday.

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I’ve never met Brandon Butler – at least, not that I recall.  But we’ve travelled some of the same trails, including Missouri’s Current River. We’re brothers in a bond that comes from treasuring the outdoors and the precious memories of time spent there with family and friends. Or alone.

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It appears the Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team is embracing the concept of becoming a playoff team.

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