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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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Barbers Hill’s girls basketball team is presented with the championship trophy at the Gulf Coast Classic Tournament on Saturday.

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Lee College started Region 14 conference play on a good note with an 86-72 victory on the road against Bossier Parish Community College on Wednesday night.

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Barbers Hill shooting guard Jo Trevino goes in for a layup in the Lady Eagles 85-31 victory over Texas City their opening game of the Gulf Coast Classic Basketball Tournament at the Barbers Hill Field House on Friday. The boys team followed up with a 76-45 win over Liberty in first round act…

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Although the playoffs for Baytown area football teams ended too soon, some of their opponents have continued to make a deep run in the postseason.

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The holiday hoops season and a longtime tradition continues when the Barbers Hill Gulf Coast Classic Basketball Tournament tips off Friday.

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The Lee College men’s basketball team will chart its course toward another playoff run when the Navigators host No. 20 nationally-ranked Panola College in a Region 14 conference match-up on Saturday.

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(all times p.m. unless noted; *denotes district contest)

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Fresh off his team’s 12-1 TAPPS D3 Six-Man State semifinal appearance, Baytown Christian Academy Head Coach Jeromey Anderson already has his sights set on another deep run in 2023. 

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The Thanksgiving season isn’t just about being thankful for what we have. It’s about giving what we have, sharing our good fortune with others, for the good of us all.

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Barbers Hill head football coach Carl Abseck is in a position that many would envy heading into next season.

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Baytown Christian Academy’s football season has ended in the second round of the TAPPS six-man playoffs the past two seasons at the hands of the Bulverde Bracken Warriors. 

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With no local teams remaining in the UIL playoffs, Friday night football fans can catch up on the latest episodes of “Dallas” – at least they could the last time I had a fall Friday off.

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Tied at 44 apiece with a berth in the TAPPS D3 six-man football state semifinals on the line, BCA blocked Heritage Christian’s go-ahead PAT with 4:49 remaining in the game.

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Just when it looked like the Barbers Hill defense was going to win the night again for the Eagles Friday, the dam broke.

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Mansfield Timberview scored three times in the final five minutes, 22 seconds to rally for a 35-17 win over Barbers Hill Friday night at Cedar Park.

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The outstanding efforts among the district coaches and players were spotlighted with the announcement of the District 17-5A All-District volleyball teams. 

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Baytown Christian Academy trailed 24-12 at halftime, but poured it on in the second half to defeat Fredericksburg Heritage 52-44 Friday in Seguin. The Bulldogs advance to the TAPPS state 6-man football semifinals.

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Anahuac Coach Greg Neece declared Landon Corbitt “the best player in our district” before a down had been played in District 10-3A-D1.

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This year’s Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament in Pasadena will once again host some of the state’s top talent that includes two Baytown area boys teams from Crosby and Barbers Hill that are ranked in the Class 5A preseason polls.

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After a weekend of waiting and negotiating, Baytown Christian and its fans have a location for this weekend’s second-round playoff six-man football game against Fredericksburg Heritage.

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Humble Summer Creek didn’t get a shot at DeSoto in last year’s Class 6A state girls basketball tournament.

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A sizzling hot Anahuac defense and 500 yards of offense made the perfect tonic for a horrible climate on Veterans Day and the Panthers advanced past Palestine Westwood by a final score of 42-14 in the 3A bi-district playoffs.

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Barbers Hill, Anahuac and Baytown Christian Academy have all advanced to this weekend’s area round of the high school football playoffs. As of press time, the schedule is as follows:

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The second weekend of November brought a change of weather to Southeast Texas. Driving rain, 30 mph wind gusts and lightning filled the sky Friday night at Al Dennis Field on the campus of Sterling High School.

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Making their first playoff appearance in seven years, the Dayton Broncos were right back where they needed to be. Playing in the playoffs. It was sweet as Blue Bell ice cream on your cobbler.

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Longview received an early test in Friday’s Class 5A Division I bi-district football game, but scored the final six touchdowns to earn a 49-15 home playoff win against Crosby at a wind- and rain-lashed Lobo Stadium.

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Baytown Sterling volleyball standout Ty Joseph signed a National Letter of Intent Thursday evening to continue her athletic career at Stephen F. Austin State University.