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.
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.
The bay area chapter of Texas Society of Professional Engineers held its annual Bay Area Mathcounts competition on Feb. 22.
Discarded pill bottles with Caroline Stagner’s name on them are what led homicide investigators to the 21-year-old man accused of stabbing the Highlands woman to death and setting her home on fire.
The Highlands-Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of brown bag luncheons beginning today from noon to 1 p.m. at the San Jacinto Community Center, 604 Highlands Woods Drive.
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.
The committee responsible for recommending rezoning plans to the Goose Creek CISD school board, presented three different plans for the board’s consideration Monday night.
Despite good intentions by the Environmental Protection Agency to inform residents about possible scenarios for long-term cleanup at the San Jacinto waste pits, many remained upset.
The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a meeting tonight to discuss the future of the San Jacinto Waste Pits Superfund Site, a toxic waste dump in the San Jacinto River just west of Highlands.
A great bowl of chili is only part of the fun at the Highlands Rotary Club’s 39th annual Chili Feast, raffle and auction Saturday.
A woman who lives in the 1300 block of Battlebell Road in Highlands reported an armed robbery at her home that occurred about 3 p.m. Monday.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office arrested 24-year-old Joseph D. Morgan of Highlands Saturday, accusing him of torturing and killing a stray cat on the banks of the San Jacinto River.
The new Highlands-Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was elected at the January 2014 luncheon. Showing in the picture from left to right are Betty Michalsky, Kenneth Forrest with San Jacinto River Authority, Traci Dillard with Baytown Habitat for Humanity, Gretchen Knowles wit…
The award was presented to owner Carla Stanley of Carla’s Snak Shak. Showing in the picture from left to right are Sarah Davis, Brandon Fenner, Michelle Fenner, Carla Stanley, Betty Michalsky, Brandan Baird and Bret Fenner. Present but not showing is Reba Rachall.
Highlands-Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce presents a donation to Bay Area Homeless Services at the chamber luncheon.From left are Jim Wadzinski, president of the Highlands-Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce, Roger Elswick, owner of Community Toyota (partner of Bay Area Homeless Services), and Bill…
About 300 people signed up to be part of a fledgling crime watch program in Highlands when they crowded into First Baptist Church Thursday night to support expanded crime-fighting efforts in the community that saw five murders in 2013.
In response to an increase in crime in Highlands – including five murders during 2013 – members of the Highlands community are invited to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, 210 N. Magnolia St. in Highlands to start a crime watch program.
The Highlands Junior School Teens on Tour made stops at nursing homes as it has been doing for the past 20 years.
A 72-year-old Highlands woman was stabbed to death before firefighters discovered her body during a house fire.
The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office must wait for autopsy results before releasing an exact cause of death for a 73-year-old Highlands woman found in her burning home.
Kendall Maddox and her cousin Drew Zaruba view an ornament on the Sampson Masonic Lodge No. 231 Christmas tree during a tree lighting ceremony in Highlands along San Jacinto Street near the Highlands Volunteer Fire Department. Hundreds of people attended the event and had the chance to have …
Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $30,000 for information that leads to the filing of felony charges or the arrest of a suspect or suspects in several cases of vandalism that have cut service to thousands of Comcast customers, mainly in the Highlands and Crosby areas.
The victim of a Monday-night homicide in Highlands has been identified as 30-year-old John Pigg. No place of residence was provided.
A man was shot to death about 10:30 p.m. Monday in the 1300 block of North Main Street in Highlands. The Harris County Sheriff's Office has not release his identity, and also reports no known motive or suspect in the murder.
A Highlands man was arrested Sunday and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly rammed a vehicle that injured his estranged wife and the male driver.
Hundreds of U.S veterans attended the annual Veterans Picnic at the Highlands and San Jacinto community centers Saturday in Highlands, giving them an opportunity to be remembered for their military service.
Jr. Miss Highlands 2013 Anna Keyes, a Highlands Junior High sixth-grader, poses with her crown at the Jr. Miss Highlands Pageant. The pageant was held Saturday at the Highlands Junior High Auditorium.
Miss Highlands 2013 Taylor Moser, center, with First Runner Up Madeline Walker, left, and Second Runner Up Katlyn Burns at the Miss Highlands Pageant Saturday at the Highlands Junior School Auditorium.
A Highlands man was charged with robbery after reportedly punching a store manager who confronted him about shoplifting at a grocery store in the 300 block of North Main Street in Highlands.
In a season where the Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball team recorded its first ever playoff win, could it be that it may go hand-in-hand with its inaugural postseason run?
In a matchup between the two top teams in District 22-5A boys soccer, the host Goose Creek Memorial Patriots fell behind early and couldn’t recover in a 4-1 loss to first-place Friendswood.
Barbers Hill graduate and University of Texas women’s basketball standout Charli Collier teamed up with Roppolo’s Pizzeria owner Marc Roppolo to give back to the Austin community in the wake of the winter storm.
Big time potential was in store for the Barbers Hill baseball team a year ago before it had to shut everything down in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maybe l should stick my hat around the door on a stick to see if anybody is going to take a shot at it since I’ve been saying Texas has the best winters in America. The forecast is now calling for a low temp of one degree above zero, Fahrenheit! Broken limbs and sometime entire trees litter …
Three area girls basketball teams will begin their playoff journey this week and it starts tonight in Port Arthur when the Sterling Lady Rangers – making their first playoff appearance in six years – tip off against undefeated Beaumont United.
The Manvel Mavericks scored in the first minute of the match, added some insurance before halftime and used that start to gain pole position in a 3-0 victory against Robert E. Lee in Baytown Tuesday night.
Every year about this time, some men and women go into something akin to mild depression. And please don’t think I’m belittling the post combat malady known as PTSD when I call it “After Hunting Season Downer”, or “AHSD”.
The Goose Creek Memorial girls basketball team battled district heavyweights Manvel to a tight ballgame through the first half to see the Lady Mavericks pull away for a 54-40 win Thursday night.
The Goose Creek Memorial Patriots used goals by Darwin Velasquez and Carlos Gonzalez to pull of the important, 2-1 road win against one of the challengers for the District 22-5A title.
In a match Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer coach Roman Huizar called a “good game,” the Lady Patriots still fell short in a 2-0 home defeat Friday against the Manvel Lady Mavericks.
The Sterling Rangers tennis team is off to a blazing start to the spring campaign after placing in nine of the 10 divisions at the Kim Enocksen Varsity Invitational in Humble on Friday.
I’ve never met Brandon Butler – at least, not that I recall. But we’ve travelled some of the same trails, including Missouri’s Current River. We’re brothers in a bond that comes from treasuring the outdoors and the precious memories of time spent there with family and friends. Or alone.