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Ambassadors welcomed DocResources, located at 15010 FM 2100 Crosby, TX 77532, to the Baytown Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  From left are Sarah Sanchez of DocResources, Ambassador Randy Casey of State Farm, Karson McWilliams of State Farm, Nick Hunt of DocResources, Amb…

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Two Governors for the Price of One. That was the campaign slogan Miriam Amanda Wallace Ferguson used in 1924 to run for Texas Govenor. She won and became Texas’ first female governor in 1925. Her campaign slogan is strange by today’s standards, but quite necessary for Miriam who sought our s…

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Carver Stars created messages and drew pictures on door hangers during the month of February. Their messages were those of caring, friendship, kind words, and even encouragement. They were assigned the task of sharing those door hangers with people in their neighborhood to help brighten thei…

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The City of Baytown Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back Brown Bag Lunches every Friday in March.  Brown Bag Lunch will be held at Town Square from noon to 1 p.m. and will showcase live music and $5 lunch deals from Wazabi, Sabor of Mexico, Roosters, and Someburger.  

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Interim Police Chief Mike Holden, left, swore in Baytown’s newest officer, Henry Peek, Wednesday. Peek, a Texas native and Navy veteran, is a graduate of the Houston Community College Police Academy. He now begins the BPD’s 16-week field training program.

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As spring coyly revealed her face last month, I found myself clinging to winter’s hand. I was not ready to shed my winter clothes, nor for the chill of night to end. 

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Peggy Koenig of Baytown celebrated her 90th birthday with family and a parade of friends and loved ones streaming by her residence. From left are Stephen Koenig, Tammy Koenig, Peggy Koenig, Kathleen Koenig, David Koenig, Mark Koenig and Margarita Koenig. (Baytown Sun photo by Michael Pineda)

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The death of actor Chadwick Boseman at age 43 from colon cancer last year underscored the threat of the disease to younger adults. With colon cancer increasing in younger adults, it’s important to raise awareness about the risks and be proactive about prevention and early detection.

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As Lee head football coach Tim Finn began building his program from the ground up four years ago, the Baytown Professional Firefighters Association Local 1173 was able to lend a helping hand. 

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 Mayor Brandon Capetillo presents a proclamation at a board meeting designating Feb. 20-27, 2021, as FFA Week in Baytown. From left are Dustin Hunter and Rebekah Banks, FFA advisors at Sterling High School; Patricia Alvarez, FFA advisor at Lee High School, Graecyn Beiter, RSS FFA president; …

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The Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Mont Belvieu has been forced to move its Saturday and Sunday masses to Wismer Distributing Company after a leak attributed to the winter storm spread water throughout the building. 

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While telehealth visits have are not new, advances in telecommunications technologies — and during the pandemic — have accelerated their use.

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Despite the pressures and limitations of the ongoing pandemic, “La Société Honoraire de Français” - the French Honor Society of Goose Creek Memorial High School continues to uphold its standard of excellence. 

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If you garden, you have both an optimistic and pessimistic outlook. With the freeze we just had, pessimists will moan about the mess and the losses of beloved plants. I suggest you go for optimism: after you have cleaned out the nasty dead stuff, you can take a hard look at everything left, …

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Seniors of Baytown held “Valentine Bingo in the Park” indoors due to the freezing weather Friday.  A total of 41 seniors attended the bingo event. Paul Simpson, a lieutenant with Pct. 3 Constable Sherman Eagleton’s office, was a special guest. The bingo winners are, from left, Consello Wyndh…

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In a slow, hoped-for, return to what Americans used to know, O’Neals in Baytown will offer people a chance to return to the days of listening to live music.

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We’ve been extremely careful. We don’t go to restaurants.We don’t go to big gatherings, except for visiting the zoo once which made us uncomfortable. Thankfully it was outside.We limit our interactions with family and friends.We wear masks. We wash our hands.We only go to the store when nece…

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An quick start by the Goose Creek Memorial Patriots boys soccer team was enough to hold up in finishing off a season sweep against rival Sterling Friday night.

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After a big win Friday afternoon, the Sterling Rangers fell and dropped its first game of the young baseball season.

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21-5A girls All-District announced

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Hailey Pequeno of the Goose Creek Memorial girls soccer team takes a second to inquire about a foul call Thursday during the Lady Patriots 2-1 win over visiting Ball. GCM (3-6-2) got a game-winning goal from Kayleen Figueroa and a first-half strike from Yaeli Alaniz. “It was a back-and-forth…

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MONT BELVIEU - The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles softball team found its proper footing on day one of the Huffman Tournament as it hosted two games Thursday and did so as a very inhospitable host.

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The Goose Creek Memorial baseball team dropped to 1-3 Tuesday despite a strong pitching performance in a 1-0 defeat at home against La Porte.

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The Goose Creek Memorial boys soccer team maintained a solid foothold on second place in District 22-5A with a 3-2 come-from-behind win Tuesday at home against Manvel.

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Avant Coleman of Goose Creek Memorial goes after the shot attempt by Crosby’s PJ Haggerty during Saturday’s Region 3 quarterfinal at Barnett Stadium. GCM prevailed 79-76 in overtime to advance to 7 p.m. today’s semifinal against Katy Paetow at the M.O. Campbell Educational Center in Houston.…

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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?

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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.

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The baseball season is upon Goose Creek CISD high school fans as it saw its first pitch Monday as Robert E. Lee played host to Dayton.

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Lady Eagles bounced in area

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The first live ocelot I ever saw was in a cage outside a furniture store in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico in the ‘60s. It was the most beautiful cat I had ever seen.

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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. 

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As anticipated, the boys and girls basketball playoff schedule was sent scurrying following the winter storm and its aftermath this week.

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The Baytown high school softball programs were all hoping to make notable progress last spring and it appeared that objective could be met.

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The Barbers Hill Lady Eagles basketball team will face No. 1 Richmond Foster 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Shadow Creek High School in a Class 5A area round playoff.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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With a chance to potentially improve its District 22-5A standing, the Sterling Lady Rangers basketball team dropped a 55-45 home decision against La Porte Saturday.

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The Friendswood Mustangs used a 13-3 run to end the first quarter and  used that momentum to hold on for a 55-42 victory Saturday in Baytown.

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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”.