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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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The Sterling Lady Rangers volleyball team are now in fourth place in District 22-5A as the second half of the district schedule is set to begin after a 3-0 (26-24, 25-14, 25-17) win over Texas City Wednesday night.

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Even if they lost, the Sterling Lady Rangers played one of their better matches this season as they scrambled, battled and contested Friendswood every step of the way Tuesday night.

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District 12-5A II play begins 7:30 p.m. tonight as the Barbers Hill Eagles (1-2) travel to Turner Stadium in Humble for a date with Kingwood Park (1-2).

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The Sterling Rangers continue to plow through a demanding tennis schedule and did so emphatically Friday with an 18-1 win over MacArthur.

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The Lee College Lady Rebels volleyball team and Ashlynn Lewis, 1,  fell to 14-8 overall and 1-3 in Region XIV play Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-13) home defeat against Navarro College. Lee was led by Sina Toroslu’s five kills and Imari Wilson’s four kills. “The good thing abou…

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The newest Power 5 poll (for sports results through Thursday) sees very little change this week as most of the initial teams that made up the list took care of business over the previous seven days.

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The Baytown Christian Lady Bulldogs are now 6-1 after a dominant 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-22) sweep of host Galveston O’Connell Thursday night.

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Two years ago we began a ranking system that incorporated all sports going on at the present time and illustrated the top five teams competing in that moment.

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After recording a team-high 11 tackles and a fumble recovery in UCA’s 41-20 loss to FBS Arkansas State last Saturday, Central Arkansas junior defensive back DeAndre Lamont earned the Atlantic Sun’s first Defensive Player of the Week honor on Monday.

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The Barbers Hill Eagles football team will head to Delmar Stadium, 2020 Mangum Road in Houston, to take on Houston Heights 7 p.m. Friday in hopes of capturing their first win of the season.

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It took a narrow win in the first set by the Goose Creek Memorial Lady Patriots volleyball team to squash any potential momentum of hosts Robert E. Lee to earn their first win in district play.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team moved to 2-0 in District 22-5A play with an emphatic 19-0 win over rival host Robert E. Lee Tuesday.

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Well, it wasn’t pretty but the Goose Creek Memorial Patriots football team found a way to get the job done and move to 1-1 early this season.

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FREEPORT — The Sterling Rangers were so close to starting 2-0 this season but ultimately it came down to who scored the last point.

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For the third straight season, the Robert E. Lee Ganders have opened up a football campaign with two straight wins.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team opened up District 22-5A play with an emphatic 16-3 win at Galveston Ball on Tuesday.