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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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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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Members of the Asante African Choir are dressed in traditional clothing as they perform faith-based music Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Baytown. The Asante Choir has traveled throughout the U.S. since last year and will return home to East Africa this spring. The choir, whi…

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A Baytown man died Friday during what appeared to be a kitchen fire at his single-family home at the corner of Ohio and Huggins streets.

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Goose Creek CISD’s rezoning committee presented maps to the school board Monday night with three potential plans for rezoning the district’s elementary schools – and corresponding maps for rezoning the junior schools.

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Baytown Crime Stoppers is offering $2,000 to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in the robbery at CiCi’s Pizza Friday night. Tipsters will remain anonymous.

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ExxonMobil volunteers dressed in red shirts and City of Baytown employees work together Friday morning to plant trees at Unidad Park in Baytown

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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.

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