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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 Ball High School Tors handed the Baytown Lee Ganders their first loss of the season with a 23-13 win Friday night at Kermit Courville Stadium.

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The Sterling Lady Rangers have inched closer to a Class 5A Region 3 bi-district playoff against Barbers Hill with another win against their Baytown rivals.

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If the fall golf season is any indication of how good the Barbers Hill program will do when the UIL campaign kicks off in late winter, then things could be looking quite rosey.

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Once again the Power 5 poll has remained relatively static as the better teams in the area continue to prove why they are where they are.

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The cross country district meets will kick off today as Class 5A Region 3 programs will vie for three team spots in that penultimate meet before the state finals.

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CHICAGO (AP) — The Houston Astros found themselves in familiar territory Monday, brushing aside comments by Chicago White Sox reliever Ryan Tepera after he implied they stole signs while winning the first two games of the AL Division Series in their ballpark.

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The Crosby Cougars football train appears to be more than well on track once again.

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The Anahuac Panthers hope for adding to its five-game win streak came crashing down Friday when rivals East Chambers came to town and pulled off a 24-10 District 10-3A I win.

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SANTA FE - The Dayton Broncos rolled up 410 yards of total offense in a 41-0 pounding of Santa Fe on Friday night at Indians Stadium in District 12-5A II action.

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The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its 30th anniversary softball team and one of its nearly three dozen members happens to hail from Baytown.

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There was a bit more movement than usual this week in the Power 5 as a number of teams took some losses, but also did so behind some powerful performances.

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Anahuac will attempt to take history by storm as the Panthers continue to trend in a positive direction.

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The 18th annual Barbers Hill Sports Hall of Honor held its newest induction ceremony Saturday at the BHISD Leadership Support Center’s J. Justin Jenson Conference Room as three new members have been immortalized.

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MONT BELVIEU – It was a game befitting of a rivalry as the Barbers Hill Eagles and Crosby Cougars met up Friday night in a District 12-5A II clash.

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Panthers 5-1, clinch third straight .500 or better regular season

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The Baytown Christian Bulldogs dropped their second straight decision, 59-30 to Victoria Cobra Home School Friday night.

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After a tough home loss two nights earlier against Blinn College, the Lady Rebels of Lee College found their retribution Thursday evening.

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As the fall season moves into October and the final month of action before the postseason begins for cross country, tennis, volleyball and then football, the area Power 5 poll continues to remain relatively static.

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Many boat ramps across the state are closed, and more could be in jeopardy unless we get a “flat rock rain” that will add runoff. Until that happens, lakes like Buchanan and Travis in Central Texas and others are receding and becoming dangerous to navigate due to newly exposed rocks with mor…

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The Goose Creek Memorial and Robert E. Lee tennis teams are tied with 3-3 District 22-5A records, but the Patriots have the tiebreaker after a 16-3 win Wednesday against their rival Ganders.

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A year ago Crosby inflicted heavy defeat or visiting rivals Barbers Hill in route to a Class 5A-II state title game run.

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Anahuac heads to Hardin 7:30 p.m. Friday with a chance to clinch a third-straight .500 regular season under head football coach Greg Neece.