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Discounted dog vaccinations are being offered 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Chambers County Annex on Eagle Drive in Mont Belvieu through a cooperative effort of the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control Unit and Sarah Matak, DVM, of the Winnie Veterinary Clinic. Cost is $7 for rabi…

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Chambers County commissioners agreed Tuesday to formally withdraw their request that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality hold a public meeting or contested case hearing in relation to a request by HPP Materials to build a concrete crusher on their property adjacent to Royal Purple …

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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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Fred Haise, who was lunar module pilot on the Apollo 13 mission, will speak at the West Chambers County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet Jan. 21.

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Fred Haise, who was lunar module pilot on the Apollo 13 mission, will speak at the West Chambers County Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet Jan. 21.

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Aqua Texas, which supplies water and sewer service to many Chambers County residents, reports its new wastewater plant near Baytown is nearly complete and will go online early 2014.

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A 52-year-old Chambers County man died from the injuries of trying to build a larger firework from other fireworks, said Sheriff Brian Hawthorne.

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Rose Bolt, right, representing the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, presents a check to Chambers County County Librarian, Valerie Jensen. The donated money will be used to purchase children’s books on ecology, estuaries, marshes and related topics.  These subject areas of the collection con…

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Chambers County Commissioners approved $137,250 for Phase III of the Chambers Recovery Team’s Nature Tourism Initiative Tuesday.

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All polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today for Election Day. Unlike in early voting, voters must vote in their designated precinct location Tuesday.

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An animal cruelty investigator for the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was killed Thursday in a head-on collision at the intersection of the westbound Interstate 10 service road and Jenkins Road in Chambers County.

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Just 206 people voted in the first three days of early voting at the Baytown Community Center, according to a report from the Harris County Clerk’s Office.

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Chambers County commissioners gave the go-ahead Tuesday to advertise for bids for building the next section of Kilgore Parkway, which will be a new east-west thoroughfare connecting Highway 146 in Baytown to Needlepoint Road, the Grand Parkway and ending at FM 3180. The road will roughly par…

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Work is underway on a project to remove 16 abandoned vessels from Cedar Bayou after a cooperative effort involving volunteers, government agencies and the Galveston Bay Foundation.

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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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Service providers in the areas of criminal justice, juvenile justice and victim assistance are invited to attend a meeting of the Chambers County Community Planning Group at 1 p.m. today at in the second floor conference room of the Chambers County Courthouse in Anahuac. 

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Herminia “Minnie” Lopez organized several plastic bags on the table in front of her.

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Chambers County Commissioners gave the go-ahead to Johnson Controls to develop a proposal for efficiency improvements to county facilities. 

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The Chambers County Commissioners Court will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the courthouse, 404 Washington Ave., Anahuac.The agenda consists of routine reports and contracts. Items on the agenda include a sponsorship request from the West Chambers County Chamber.

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Chambers County commissioners reached an agreement with the Chambers County Sheriff’s Association for a two-year contract that will bring pay for deputies and jailers closer to that of surrounding agencies, Judge Jimmy Sylvia said.

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When the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform experienced a blowout in the Gulf of Mexico April 20, 2010, it brought with it both environmental and economic consequences.

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Chambers County business owners who were in business in April, 2010, may be able to share in the settlement between the State of Texas and BP as a result of the Deepwater Horizon blowout. 

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 A public meeting of the Cedar Bayou Watershed Partnership will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center in Baytown.

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The strains that come with rapid growth were visible Tuesday as Chambers County Commissioners wrestled with how to provide emergency response services to the growing area southeast of the Highway 146-Interstate 10 intersection, the regulation of development in the area where its jurisdiction…

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Chambers County Commissioners Court will continue discussions this morning with the Chambers County Sheriff’s Association regarding pay for deputies, and also discuss the provision of police, fire and emergency medical services in Municipal Utility District 1 – the area that includes the new…

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With just a shade under three weeks left to go, baseball and softball teams are hoping to either make the expected playoff pushes or try to continue to learn in the name of program progress.

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I have been pretty up front for my disappointment in most modern American sports – especially failing basketball – and to some degree football.

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MONT BELVIEU – The Barbers Hill track teams made the District 21-5A meet into their own playground over the last two days in route to two championships.

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The Goose Creek Memorial Lady Patriots dropped a 12-1 decision at Friendswood Tuesday. Morgan Faubian had both hits for the Lady Patriots (3-15).

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It has been a minute since my last column and with so many things winding down and starting up, I found it applicable to do what I like to call a ‘popcorn column.’

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If the title arouses expectations of a SPICY column, this might be a little disappointing. It’s about fishing. The first title was too long; it had to be shortened. I hope you’ll continue reading, regardless.

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Girls golf wins district, boys 2nd, both on to Region

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The Barbers Hill softball team continued its dominant ways as it moved to 26-2 overall and remained undefeated in District 21-5A play with a 17-0 win at Galena Park Thursday.

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The La Porte Bulldogs exploded for six runs in their first at-bats and used that momentum to roll to a 12-0 win over visiting Goose Creek Memorial Tuesday. GCM (7-14) managed only four hits and committed four errors in the five-inning contest.

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After a season spent playing in empty stadiums, the Houston Astros know the return of fans this year could mean a hostile reception on the road from people still angry about their sign-stealing scam. 

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It certainly was a welcome return to the track for the Baytown high schools Friday as once again the Rockhold Relays finally got back into the spotlight after a year missed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Sterling Rangers baseball team used a four-run fourth inning to break open a tight contest with rivals Robert E. Lee in a 6-2 win Friday in District 22-5A action.

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HOUSTON – Two teams hoping to renew their fortunes in the playoffs met in the first opportunity to prove a postseason point in two seasons.

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A three-run first inning set the tone and allowed the visiting Manvel Mavericks pull away for a 13-2 win over the Robert E. Lee Ganders in Baytown Tuesday. REL (7-9) was hurt by four errors.

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The Goose Creek Memorial softball team dropped a 17-1 home decision Friday against Santa Fe to move to 3-7 this season.

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Everyone knows about the Big Chill that beset Texas in mid- February. But not everybody understands the severity of fish loss on the coast. Most bay fish cannot survive the frigid temperatures Texas endured. And dead fish can’t talk.  

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There is plenty of time left in the individual tennis season this spring, but some paths are being shaped as the area programs continue to battle the opposition, inclement weather and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cory Roper will make his third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start at Atlanta Motor Speedway at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.

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The track and field season has gotten off to a strong start for many local athletes as the sport navigates through the pandemic and threatening weather.

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It’s regulations time. TPWD annually reviews regulations and considers biological situations, law enforcement issues, and public opinion. If deemed necessary, new regulations are created. Proposals for new regulations or changes in existing ones are usually brought before the TPW Commission …