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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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The Lee College Navigators saw their 14-game win streak snapped as they lost 82-75 to Coastal Bend College on Wednesday night in Beeville.

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Two things are certain when Goose Creek Memorial and Barbers Hill meet on the hardwood. The atmosphere will be electric, and the play on the court will be intense. 

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Barbers Hill point guard Dalanna Carter caught the eyes of many statewide and nationally as she was nominated for the 2023 McDonald’s All-American girls’ team

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A black 2002 Dodge Ram TRX with the Texas temporary tag number 2195B32 was reported stolen Monday from the 300 block of West Baker Road. The truck is valued at $100,000. 

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The Lee College Navigators put on an offensive showcase in their highest scoring game this season in a dominating 111-78 victory over Jacksonville College on the road Saturday night.

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The spring tennis season is in full swing as the Sterling and Goose Creek Memorial tennis teams competed in the Barbers Hill Varsity Tournament last weekend.

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Playing in a constant rain on Saturday morning at the Highway 90 Classic in Dayton, the Crosby Cougars got a goal in each half to knock off the Lufkin Panthers 2-0 to advance to the semifinal round of the tournament and winning their group. 

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In two years as head coach of the Lee College basketball program, Nick Wade’s team is gaining respect around the country as they enter the second half of Region 14 conference play on Saturday.

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Barbers Hill soccer player Martin Navarro (10) dashes downfield, while Rafael Magdaleno (17) runs interference during the the Eagles game with Huffman Hargrave on Tuesday night. The Eagles won 4-0.

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Registration is underway for interested former players that want to participate in the Lee High School Alumni Game at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 at Herrington Field. The game is being sponsored by the Lee Baseball Booster Club. The cost to register is $30 and can be paid through CashApp: $RELBaseb…

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Lee College’s mens basketball team played host to the Lamar State-Port Arthur Seahawks Saturday afternoon at Lee College Arena. The Navigators held a one-point lead heading into halftime and survived and late rally by the opportunistic Seahawks to win their 11th straight game and remain unde…

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The Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team continues to roll as they dominated Baytown Lee 70-40 in front of the Patriots’ home crowd on Friday and remain at the top of District 17-5A with a 5-0 record.

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The Lee College mens basketball team traveled to Paris Junior College for the final game of cross-conference play and earned their 10th consecutive victory by defeating the Dragons 65-48 on Wednesday night.

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The 2023 version of the Goose Creek Memorial Girls Soccer Tournament was held Thursday through Saturday at the GCM field. The Lady Patriots defeated North Shore in the opening game and advanced to the semifinal round to face C.E. King. In top photo, GCM’s Kennedy Tristan stands her defensive…

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A strong second half propelled Goose Creek Memorial past Baytown Sterling 62-53 in front of a full crowd Tuesday night at the Winnie Brown Gymnasium.

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Perhaps it was not the results the Sterling Lady Rangers were looking for as they faced Dayton on Tuesday, but trailing 2-1 late in the game it was a Asanah Gordon goal with just four minutes remaining in the game that sent the Lady Rangers home with a 2-2 tie. 

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Barbers Hill continued to show why the Eagles are the state’s 12th ranked Class 5A girls basketball team as they overpowered Port Neches-Groves 73-37 during their away game on Tuesday.

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Another busy weekend of soccer in Baytown will take place Thursday through Saturday as eight varsity girls teams will participate in the Goose Creek Memorial 2023 Patriot Classic tournament.

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The Winnie Brown Gymnasium was packed on Tuesday night as the Sterling Rangers faced cross-town rival Goose Creek Memorial, which came into the game as the top team in District 17-5A. The game was intense as shown by this battle for possession among GCM’s Aiden Purcell and Sterling’s Kealon …

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Here at Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, each year from December 14 through January 5th, staff members participate in several Christmas Bird Counts throughout the state of Texas. The counts are a way to determine wintering population numbers of various species within a specific area. They are co…

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My grandson told me once that he just wanted to take his hand-me-down 870 Remington 20-gauge shotgun and walk through the woods hunting game. He preferred that to sitting in a stand waiting for something to happen. I remembered having similar thoughts as a kid his age every time we passed th…

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Goose Creek Memorial’s boys basketball team is hitting their stride, defeating Crosby 49-45 at home on Friday and remaining undefeated at the top of the District 17-5A standings.

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The Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer team captured first place in the Battle of the Brush Soccer Tournament in Pleasanton near San Antonio. The team finished with a 4-1 record at the event and earned enough points to advance to the Gold Bracket championship and won the title with a 3-2 adva…

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Montgomery Lake Creek took the prizes both for traveling the farthest and the longest joy ride home Saturday after winning the championship of the GCCISD Varsity Invitational boys soccer tournament in Baytown.

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Montgomery Lake Creek took the prizes both for traveling the farthest and the longest joy ride home Saturday after winning the championship of the GCCISD Varsity Invitational boys soccer tournament.

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The winner of Saturday’s 4 p.m. championship at the GCCISD Varsity Classic today at Sterling High School will be one of four teams: Lake Creek or Kempner, Friendswood, of Aldine Davis.

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The Lee College Navigators rang in the new year with a key 86-66 victory over Navarro College and moving up to No. 16 in the National Junior College Athletic Association basketball rankings.

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope all our readers are doing well and best wishes to all of your families in 2023.