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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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Barbers Hill shortstop Cameron Cauley and head coach David Denny earned the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 5A Player and Coach of the Year awards this week.

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The Wayne Gray Sports Complex was one of a number of sites to play host to the PONY International World Series of softball this weekend and some area teams battled distractions and the heat to come away with plenty of lessons learned.

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With an intent of advancing the development of the overall athletic programs within Goose Creek CISD, what better way to kick things off with an improved look at the junior school level.

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The University of Arkansas at Little Rock swimming and diving team has officially added nine swimmers for the 2021-22 season, inlcuding 2018 Barbers Hill High School graduate Lauren Gray. 

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Wearing blue in support of their winning teams, Barbers Hill fans lined up down Eagle Drive cheering on their hometown champions after having to wait almost a month due to bad weather. 

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To celebrate the wins of both the Barbers Hill High School baseball and softball teams, the City of Mont Belvieu and Barbers Hill ISD are collaborating for a “Parade of Champions” down Eagle Drive tonight. 

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With the books closing on the 2020-21 sports season – one that will be forever defined as the year of COVID-19, social distancing and contact tracing – coaches took time out to reflect on some of its bigger moments.

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When my 8-year-old granddaughter visits from Tennessee, she often ventures into my man-cave while I’m working to tell me about her latest adventures. Yesterday, it was about how much our latest dog had grown since last summer when she carried him around everywhere. She could almost ride him, now.

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A number of teams are using the summer to improve their standing from the previous campaign to ready themselves for the upcoming sports calendar.

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Nicholas Wade has been tabbed as the new head coach for the Lee College men’s basketball team as well as the new athletic director for the college. 

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It couldn’t have been a better day for the Texas Bud Heat Wave 5-mile and Michelob Ultra 5K runs in Mont Belvieu on 4th of July.

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A hot-barrel hunt usually means there are so many birds flying that participants shoot rapidly and their shotgun barrels become too hot to touch. People talking about Argentine dove hunting relate hot barreled hunt tales. 

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New Goose Creek Memorial baseball coach George Banda doesn’t mince words when he speaks about expectations for a program he leads.

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The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Showcase in Duncanville played host to a number of squads trying to show off their talents and also get plenty of run in as they begin to prepare for the newest season.

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The first fish I caught were two little perch that bit on small pieces of earthworms or bits of bread squeezed into little balls. We were at Grandmother Jefferson’s house on the Guadalupe River, west of Sequin. I was about eight or nine. My tackle was a bamboo pole with braided cotton line, …

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COVID-19 has killed people, put people on the unemployment line, created fears real or imagined and disrupted our planet’s way of life.

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Running Alliance Sport and sponsors Wismer Distributing Company and the City of Mont Belvieu present the Texas Heat Bud Wave, with a course anchored at Wismer’s Budweiser facility in Mont Belvieu. The 2021 Texas Bud Heat Wave returns to secure its place as maybe the hottest, and definitely i…