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 The suspect in the Dec. 15 death of Baytown resident Anita Benton is out of jail after posting a $30,000 bond, according to Harris County court records.

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A Baytown woman died in a traffic accident in Pasadena early Sunday morning, the apparent victim of driver fleeing from a shoplifting incident.

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Shortly before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, La Porte Police were notified that a bomb threat wasmade at La Porte High School. The threat was made by a male and no other information is known on the identity at this time.

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The annual Baytown Special Rodeo for special needs youngsters, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 14, is moving to a new location this year.

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An intricately crafted medal awarded for valor or service in the field; a bejeweled crown worn by a beauty queen; a silver cup given for meritorious actions; and scholarship medals designed by well-known artists are a few items on display now at the San Jacinto Museum of History’s free lobby…

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Traffic was finally allowed to return to normal about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Highway 146/Highway 225 interchange after a fiery crash shut down the interchange for over 24 hours, according to the city of La Porte.

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Linde North America will invest more than $200 million to build a large, state-of-the art air separation unit, a new gasification train and supporting equipment and facilities in La Porte. 

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The Houston-Galveston Area Council said its Regional DWI Task Force, which consists of 14 law enforcement agencies throughout the Houston-Galveston area, will be operating throughout Memorial Day weekend to cut down on driving while intoxicated. 

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Former Houston Oilers’ quarterback Dan Pastorini, former Astros’ pitcher Larry Dierker and KHOU’s meteorologist Chita Johnson are a few of the many celebrities who will be playing in the 11th Annual Bayou Bowl Celebrity Golf Tournament.  

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The Ross S. Sterling Lady Rangers will begin their playoff quest when they take on Manvel in a one-game bi-district playoff to be played next Monday.

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For the second time this season, the La Porte Bulldogs executed down the stretch and got the clutch hit when it counted to beat the Ross S. Sterling Rangers by one run.

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NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good in the river on live shad. Redfish are good in the marsh on small topwaters and Stanley Ribbits. Flounder are good on jigs tipped with shrimp.

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Lee College star forward Trahson Burrell didn’t hesitate when asked where he learned to play basketball.

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I did not know Amulek Stone. But after talking with several coaches, and listening to the passion in their voice as they described the young man, I feel like I do. And for that, I feel blessed.

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The Robert E. Lee Ganders,  Ross S. Sterling Rangers and Goose Creek Memorial Patriots will host the Baytown tennis tournament at 8 a.m. Friday at several different tennis courts around the city.

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My starched Texas flag normally takes a beating from sustained 20-knot winds this time of year. The same could be said for Texas bays, raked and rolled at times by the same ardent gales. It’s a fact of life along the coast – the wind blows in late winter and early spring.

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N. SABINE:  Trout and redfish are fair while drifting mud and shell. Sheepshead are fair to good around the rocks.

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Dreary, wet, February chill is not what most salts consider “good fishing weather.” Then again, “most” anglers don’t fish until the water warms to 72 degrees and suntan lotion is needed. 

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NORTH SABINE:  Trout and redfish are fair while drifting mud and shell. Waders have taken better trout on the Louisiana shoreline in the afternoon on slow-sinking plugs.

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New head Goose Creek Memorial baseball coach George Banda III is a month from starting his tenure with the Patriots, but he got an early start on celebrations.

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The Goose Creek Memorial boys soccer team used a second-half explosion to pull away for a 2-0 win over visiting Friendswood Friday night.

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After a solid team tennis season that saw Barbers Hill advance to the Class 5A Region 3 quarterfinals, optimism is high for the individual season that began Friday with the Eagles own invitational.

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Dayton was the place for a long day of soccer Thursday and the Highway 90 Classic tournament kicked off featuring Sterling, Barbers Hill and Crosby’s boys teams.

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Despite some strong starts for a number of local soccer teams, this week’s Power 5 poll remains relatively unchanged.

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At the annual Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium, Dick Olin, third from left front row, was honored as a Gridiron Legend. The program, sponsored by the Texas Bowl, honors individuals “who have made a significant contribution to  the game of football in Texas, either at the high school, collegiate or …

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The Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer team rolled to a 4-0 home win over visiting Pasadena Memorial Tuesday night and are now 4-1.

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The Robert E. Lee Lady Ganders lost their seventh straight contest after playing a competitive first quarter with District 22-5A leaders Manvel Friday night.

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The Rangers Soccer Classic hit a snag on the third and final day due to a lengthy storm that caused havoc to the schedule.

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For a team that lost a vast majority of its starters to graduation, the Robert E. Lee girls soccer team will expect to go through some growing pains this year.

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The big three of seniors Sam Bradford, Avant Coleman and Dariyus Woodson were at it again Tuesday night for Goose Creek Memorial basketball.

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A late rally fell just short as the Goose Creek Memorial girls basketball team dropped a tense, 49-48 home decision to Aldine Nimitz Thursday to wrap the 2021 part of the basketball calendar.

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The Lee College Running Rebels got back to basics as they used a 17-0 run early in the first half to help ease to a 93-74 win over the visiting Houston Gladiators Tuesday night.

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For now, the Power 5 will be dominated by basketball for at least this and next week’s poll as soccer expects to make its mark beginning at the beginning of 2022 next week.

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In a coaching pinch, just call for the principal. E.F. Green principal Ernest Brooks recently stepped in to lead the Lady Owls basketball program for just a brief moment in time to help a comrade with a dilemma.

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The Crosby girls soccer team found its way into the Class 5A bi-district round of the playoffs a year ago and there is plenty of reason to suspect more good things could be in store this year.