The City of Baytown has announced a new addition to the growing number of community art projects. You can find this addition in the splash pad area of Pelly, Roseland, Central Heights, Bergeron, McElroy, and Jenkins Park.
Baytown Rotarians gathered at Community Kia to see Phyllis Davis pick up her winnings. She won the raffle grand prize from the Rotary Shrimp & Catfish Festival. Davis chose the 2021 Kia Telluride. She is giving the vehicle to her nephew, Brandon Murch, who had his truck stolen a few week…
Adam Kinder’s interests include government and politics.
After trying almost everything on the Wazabi Sushi Bar menu, I have a new some new favorites, the Alaskan Roll and the Harry Larry Roll.
Our joints are pretty durable in general, but over time or through trauma, they can wear down and become damaged, leading to joint stiffness, swelling or pain.
The Art League of Baytown awarded scholarships to three graduating seniors—one each from Goose Creek Memorial, Robert E. Lee and Sterling High Schools.
The Sam and Carmena Goss Library branch of the Chambers County Library presented a plaque to the West Chambers County Pilot Club in appreciation for their support.
The Army decided to say ‘thank you’ to Baytown and did so without a hitch this weekend.
A change of location, better weather and the absence of a pandemic would not deter the Eastside Amateur Radio Service this weekend at WC Britton Park.
This weekend all across America, families will be celebrating Father’s Day. We need to understand that the strongest unit of relationship on this earth is the family. Before God ever formed countries, governments or even His church, He made the family.
I suppose that when we get older, we all look at the obituaries in the newspaper. Everyone jokingly says that they do it to see if their name is in there that day. I always look at them. When you get to be my age and you see, almost on a daily basis, people who are your age or even younger, …
The first vehicle I ever drove had no turn signals. You put your left hand straight out the window to turn left; out the window and down to signal you were stopping; and out the window with your arm bent 90 degrees at the elbow to signal a right turn. Some drivers gave poor signals. There we…
THE WONDER BOY OF WHISTLE STOP by Fannie Flagg, Random House, 2020
“Mamma Mia!,” the musical featuring the infectiously upbeat music of ‘70s supergroup ABBA, is coming to the Lee College Performing Arts Center July 23-25 and July 30-Aug. 1, as Baytown Little Theater’s annual summer musical returns after the pandemic prevented last year’s performance.
In case you are watching your waistline and trying to fit into that swimsuit once again, you may want to try the Ham & Turkey Chef Salad from Rooster’s Steak House. At first when I was going to write about it, I thought they meant either a ham or turkey chef salad, but no. You get both. …
One Hundred Years of Marriage: A Novel in Stories, 2012 by Louise Farmer Smith, Hard Press
Did you know that Baytown is home to more than 50 parks, 15 miles of trails and countless ways to move? The Baytown Parks and Recreation Department wants to make sure that every resident can take advantage of all the city has to offer.
Old River Masonic Lodge No. 142 really believes in supporting education so two Barbers Hill ISD teachers found themselves the apple of the members’ eyes this past week.
Chevron Phillips Chemical donated $10,000 to the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center in Baytown to purchase a fleet of kayaks the city will use for environmental education and waterway clean-up efforts.
The Barbers Hill Soaring Eagle Color Guard was named Area South Champions this month in the Texas Color Guard Circuit (TCGC) - Scholastic AA Division.
Growing up in the small community of Lynchburg, west of Baytown, I was the youngest of three sons. I was only 5 years old when my brothers would host some sports spectacular events in our big front yard.Of course, when the teams were divided, I was usually the one that never got picked to be…
It seems to me that most doctors, even GPs don’t use the tongue depressor much anymore. I may be mistaken, but I don’t recall mine using one in years. Maybe he thought my face was depressing looking enough, and he didn’t want to add to it.
Corporate gifts support the work of United Way of Greater Baytown Area & Chambers County. In a year of uncertainty, these gifts are needed more than ever to support the effort. A new corporate partnership with Baytown Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram began when Joe Grabo, Sales and Event Represen…
There’s no doubt about it: Coronary artery disease is serious business. Left untreated, the condition can lead to heart disease, heart failure and heart attack.
Communities In Schools of Baytown successfully passed all national standards as required by the Communities In Schools Total Quality System, and is officially reaccredited by the Communities In Schools National Office.
The Chambers County Library System will enter next month with a bang as they hold the grand opening of the new Juanita Hargraves Memorial Branch Library on May 3 and reopen all other branch locations at 100 percent beginning May 4.
As the sports season officially begins this week in all activities, a number of programs will have to reload their rosters or fill in valuable holes in the lineup.
Barbers Hill shortstop Cameron Cauley and head coach David Denny earned the Texas Sports Writers Association Class 5A Player and Coach of the Year awards this week.
The Wayne Gray Sports Complex was one of a number of sites to play host to the PONY International World Series of softball this weekend and some area teams battled distractions and the heat to come away with plenty of lessons learned.
With an intent of advancing the development of the overall athletic programs within Goose Creek CISD, what better way to kick things off with an improved look at the junior school level.
Emergency reductions in spotted seatrout bag limits in Laguna Madre that were effective April 1- July 29 were extended last week by Parks and Wildlife. The reductions now extend until Sept. 27.
HOUSTON — Yordan Alvarez snapped an 0-for-22 slump with at two-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock swimming and diving team has officially added nine swimmers for the 2021-22 season, inlcuding 2018 Barbers Hill High School graduate Lauren Gray.
Wearing blue in support of their winning teams, Barbers Hill fans lined up down Eagle Drive cheering on their hometown champions after having to wait almost a month due to bad weather.
To celebrate the wins of both the Barbers Hill High School baseball and softball teams, the City of Mont Belvieu and Barbers Hill ISD are collaborating for a “Parade of Champions” down Eagle Drive tonight.
Cameron Cauley has some decisions to make and either way no one would fault him with having a big grin on his face when he points himself in his next direction.
With the books closing on the 2020-21 sports season – one that will be forever defined as the year of COVID-19, social distancing and contact tracing – coaches took time out to reflect on some of its bigger moments.
When my 8-year-old granddaughter visits from Tennessee, she often ventures into my man-cave while I’m working to tell me about her latest adventures. Yesterday, it was about how much our latest dog had grown since last summer when she carried him around everywhere. She could almost ride him, now.
A hot-barrel hunt usually means there are so many birds flying that participants shoot rapidly and their shotgun barrels become too hot to touch. People talking about Argentine dove hunting relate hot barreled hunt tales.
The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Showcase in Duncanville played host to a number of squads trying to show off their talents and also get plenty of run in as they begin to prepare for the newest season.
The first fish I caught were two little perch that bit on small pieces of earthworms or bits of bread squeezed into little balls. We were at Grandmother Jefferson’s house on the Guadalupe River, west of Sequin. I was about eight or nine. My tackle was a bamboo pole with braided cotton line, …
When a number of area coaches were asked who among them performed the best job in 2020-21, many pointed toward both of Barbers Hill’s Aaron Fuller and David Denny for their accomplishments in leading teams to Class 5A softball and baseball titles earlier this month.