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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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Pasadena came to town for a scrimmage at GCM and the host Patriots dominated most of the controlled aspects of the evening and won a 21-0 half of play to end the night.

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The Sterling Rangers moved to 5-2 overall with two thunderous performances this weekend in Baytown.

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I probably won’t score with a shotgun like the late Gene Hill did. Nor may I EVER even approach his ability to make you feel like you were there, following a dog, shooting birds on frosty mornings. But I wonder if he savored the sport any bit more at all than I do. When It comes to doves or …

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The Anahuac Panthers football team won its first non-district contest after six failed previous attempts under second-year head coach Greg Neece with a dramatic 28-21 overtime win Friday at Bridge City.

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David C. Holland, a former Ross S. Sterling High School track and field athlete was nominated in 2019 by The Baytown Carver High School Recognition & Preservation Society and is the first Ranger track athlete to be inducted by the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association (…

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Barbers Hill baseball players Raithen Malone and Simon Larranaga decided to seize their futures in a time where that can easily be thrown for a loop thanks to COVID-19.

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It’s time to see some pads popping as a number of area teams get a chance to see how things are shaping up on the gridiron for the upcoming season as scrimmages dot the landscape over the next few days.

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The girls cross country season has had plenty of challenges to get off and running, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic keeping teams from their normal workout routines.

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The cross country season is set to launch today and many area athletes welcome the idea of getting back on the course after six months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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There is no challenge Robert E. Lee head tennis coach Brandon Funderburg shies from.

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Goose Creek CISD tennis programs from Sterling and Goose Creek Memorial have plenty of reasons for optimism this campaign.

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The Anahuac Lady Panthers volleyball team moved to 4-4 this campaign with a 3-0 (25-11, 25-16, 25-18) sweep of hosts High Island Tuesday evening.

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The Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge will close the Champion Lake Day Use Area today to conduct repairs for the spillway also called ‘The Rocks.’ It will be closed throughout the day and will reopen Thursday.

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It’s said that the only ones who try to predict Texas weather are fools or Yankees. The closest I came to growing up in the North was spending my formative years in north Jefferson County, Texas. So, if I’m talking about the weather, that pretty well defines me.

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After eight years leading the Goose Creek CISD athletic department, Dr. Bernard Mulvaney is moving into education administration as the new principal at Highlands Junior School.

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The Anahuac High School Panthers football team may have to wait another week for a season opener, but they have gained an awesome challenge.

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The first season for Baytown Bobcats basketball may have been pushed back a few months, but the team is full steam ahead in terms of putting a management team in place.

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Ava Martinez continues to roll through the sand volleyball circuit. The 11-year-old Baytonian teamed up with Claire Canon (left) of Houston and  took second place at the Austin Sports Center Back-to-School Tournament. The team went 3-2 to qualify for the gold bracket. There they won their op…

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It was supposed to be the week when high school football began for most Class 4A-1A teams, but Hurricane Laura got in the way of all that.

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It’s hunting and fishing license renewal time.  All current licenses expire on August 31. Next Monday at Midnight, you’ll need new ones unless you have a fishing license that’s good for a year from the date you bought it.