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A Houston man was charged with the murder of a Hankamer man in Chambers County Friday night. Larry Dewayne Brinkley, 56, is in the Chambers County Jail with bond set at $750,000, according to jail records. The murdered man was identified as Leslie Evan Larrison, 54, of Hankamer.

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A man was killed in the crash of a gyrocopter – a small aircraft similar to a helicopter – about 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chambers County Airport in Anahuac. Published reports identify the pilot as 59-year-old Baytown resident Steve Weir.

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Chambers County Sheriff’s Office and the Anahuac Area Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a Rape Aggression Defense class for area women today from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $25 per person. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Anahuac scored 14 points and shutout Woodville in the fourth quarter to help the Panthers earn a 28-27 victory Friday night at home.

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A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of Anahuac ISD will be held Tuesday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the AISD Administration Building 804 Mikhael Ricks Drive.

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ANAHUAC – Marla McShan hopes she didn’t make a mistake letting her boys, Matt, 7, and Malcomb, 6, watch dead alligators lay on the ground during Gatorfest’s Great Texas Alligator Roundup at Fort Anahuac Park Saturday.

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The 25th annual Texas Gatorfest continues this evening beginning at 6 p.m. with a variety of bands scheduled to perform, along with food and drinks available for sale. The festival runs through Sunday.

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Anahuac ISD hosted a new teacher’s breakfast sponsored by the Anahuac Chamber of Commerce on Friday. In the front row are Celeste Toney (first grade teacher), Shonna Wagley (6th grade teacher/coach), Kaleigh Burnett (Ag science teacher), Holly Nelson (teacher), Kara Phillips (Asst. band dire…

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The annual Baytown Special Rodeo for special needs youngsters, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14, is moving to a new location this year.

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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Friends of Anahuac Refuge are proud to announce the opening of the registration period for kids, 6 years old to 12 years old, to participate in the Junior Ranger Summer Day Camp at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.

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Two teams of Anahuac High School students launched rockets in a May event involving 14 area high schools that gave students the opportunity to fly rockets they had designed, tested and built.

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The Houston-Galveston Area Council said its Regional DWI Task Force, which consists of 14 law enforcement agencies throughout the Houston-Galveston area, will be operating throughout Memorial Day weekend to cut down on driving while intoxicated. 

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Chambers County commissioners approved a request by Anahuac National Bank to sponsor a 30-minute fireworks show at Fort Anahuac Park on Thursday, July 4. The county will provide the use of its portable stage.

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While thousands of commuters clog the freeways of the Houston area, other commuters fill the marshes of Chambers County, as bird migration creates opportunities to see dozens of species of feathered flyers taking a layover in their seasonal trek.

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Former Houston Oilers’ quarterback Dan Pastorini, former Astros’ pitcher Larry Dierker and KHOU’s meteorologist Chita Johnson are a few of the many celebrities who will be playing in the 11th Annual Bayou Bowl Celebrity Golf Tournament.  

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While many teens consider themselves fortunate to find summer employment in retail or food service, a select few will get to experience unique work at the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge.

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The wind blows in all directions this time of year. If you enjoy fishing, you deal with it. You find new areas, new patterns and protected locales; or, you continue to spend your days fishing on the multitude of Internet forums.

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NORTH SABINE:  Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on topwaters and Corkies. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains.

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The Barbers Hill Eagles football team not only kept their playoff hopes alive, but also might have officially kickstarted the vision first-year head coach Carl Abseck had in mind as they rolled in and out of Nederland with a 66-28 destruction of the host Bulldogs Friday night.

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The Crosby Cougars moved one step closer to the District 12-5A II title with a resounding 69-28 win at Port Neches-Groves Friday night.

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The Anahuac Panthers secured a winning season and inched closer to a third straight postseason bid with a 32-12 Region 10-3A I win at Buna Friday night.

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Baytown Christian set itself up for a district title clash next week with St. Joseph’s Academy with a 76-13 rout of visiting Grace Community Friday night in TAPPS Six-Man play.

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Despite battling all night and showing the ability to move the football and also slow down a devastating Port Arthur Memorial offensive attack in spots, the host Robert E. Lee Ganders didn't have enough to avoid a titanic effort by their guests.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team saw its season end in the Region 3 semifinals for the second straight year with a 10-5 defeat to Katy Jordan Thursday at Katy High School

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As basketball’s start looms and the fall sports begin to move toward their season’s apex, the Power 5 rankings will be sure to shift in the upcoming weeks.

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The Robert E. Lee and Sterling football teams find themselves in the playoff hunt as this week’s games loom while Goose Creek Memorial seeks to right the ship as the final three weeks kickoff on Thursday.

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Both the Barbers Hill Eagles and Crosby Cougars are set for difficult road challenges 7:30 p.m. Friday that should go a long way determining how the District 12-5A II standings play out.

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It was a game where one team kept its playoff hopes alive and another saw its coach pleased with a new level of execution and commitment.

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The Ball High School Tors handed the Baytown Lee Ganders their first loss of the season with a 23-13 win Friday night at Kermit Courville Stadium.

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The Sterling Lady Rangers have inched closer to a Class 5A Region 3 bi-district playoff against Barbers Hill with another win against their Baytown rivals.

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If the fall golf season is any indication of how good the Barbers Hill program will do when the UIL campaign kicks off in late winter, then things could be looking quite rosey.

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Once again the Power 5 poll has remained relatively static as the better teams in the area continue to prove why they are where they are.

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The cross country district meets will kick off today as Class 5A Region 3 programs will vie for three team spots in that penultimate meet before the state finals.

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Houston Astros found themselves in familiar territory Monday, brushing aside comments by Chicago White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera after he implied they stole signs while winning the first two games of the AL Division Series in their ballpark.

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The Crosby Cougars football train appears to be more than well on track once again.

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The Anahuac Panthers hope for adding to its five-game win streak came crashing down Friday when rivals East Chambers came to town and pulled off a 24-10 District 10-3A I win.

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SANTA FE - The Dayton Broncos rolled up 410 yards of total offense in a 41-0 pounding of Santa Fe on Friday night at Indians Stadium in District 12-5A II action.

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The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 30th anniversary softball team and one of its nearly three dozen members happens to hail from Baytown.

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There was a bit more movement than usual this week in the Power 5 as a number of teams took some losses, but also did so behind some powerful performances.

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Anahuac will attempt to take history by storm as the Panthers continue to trend in a positive direction.

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The 18th annual Barbers Hill Sports Hall of Honor held its newest induction ceremony Saturday at the BHISD Leadership Support Center’s J. Justin Jenson Conference Room as three new members have been immortalized.