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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 Baytown Christian Academy baseball team captured a Division V TAPPS area round title with an 8-7 win over Marble Falls Christian. The Bulldogs secured the win at Sterling High School and advance to the regionals against a still-to-be-determined opponent on Saturday. In back rom left are …

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A year removed from having the entire second half of their season wiped out, prep baseball teams have gotten back to normal as best as possible with the playoffs set to begin this weekend.

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The Ross S. Sterling High School Rangers baseball team announced the college destinations of five players from this year’s squad. From left are Dalton Mullins (Angelina Junior College), Ryan Flores (San Jacinto North Junior College), Jayden Wright (Frontier Community College), Logan Tadlock …

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The Goose Creek CISD athletic department has been busy of late having recently announced the official hiring of three coaches, one at each high school.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team wrapped up its season Thursday, but not before finishing with one of the better postseason results in program history.

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Strong Barbers Hill, Crosby teams begin playoff journeys

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Even almost two months after the basketball season ended, Goose Creek Memorial boys basketball coach Jamaal Haymon continues to score big.

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Despite breaking out to a three-run lead after their third at bat, the Sterling Rangers fell in the season finale, 10-4 to visiting Manvel Tuesday night.

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The Barbers Hill girls track team did what he expected to do and that was to send multiple athletes to the Class 5A state meet.

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Blake Bezdek is the first Anahuac Panther to qualify for the state track meet since 2010. Bezdek, a senior, threw the shot put 48-11.75 at the 3A Region 3 meet in Waco to finish second and advance to the state meet on May 6 at the University of Texas.

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Sterling head football coach Robert Toomer, right, and the Rangers kicked off the first day of 18 spring football days Wednesday. The Rangers and most of the area programs will be full on into their spring programs by next week as they all have 30 days to get the allowed 18 sessions in befor…

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Lee College men’s basketball coach Roy Champagne has officially ended his over-quarter century of involvement with the Rebels program.

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The Sterling Rangers baseball hopes are now on a thin thread after dropping a 5-1 decision against unbeaten Friendswood Tuesday.

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A return normal is something everyone has been seeking for the past year-and-change and just maybe the one thing that could really mark that possibility is in on the doorstep:

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The Sterling Rangers playoff hopes took a hit Saturday with a 3-2 defeat at La Porte.

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A lot is written about bass fishing. You’ve even seen some here. If you turn on a “fishing” show on TV, that’s what you usually get.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team finished second in both the boys and girls District 22-5A meet in Galveston Thursday and four players are on to the Region 3 meet in Willis April 28-29.

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The Anahuac Panthers boys track team has made it two-for-two in postseason competition and is now heading to the Class 3A Region 3 meet with a full head of steam.

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Most state, Class 5A softball teams are heading into the final three to four games of the current campaign with many holding hope of a postseason run.

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With just a shade under three weeks left to go, baseball and softball teams are hoping to either make the expected playoff pushes or try to continue to learn in the name of program progress.

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I have been pretty up front for my disappointment in most modern American sports – especially failing basketball – and to some degree football.