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The Perfect Trail Project is the most recent endeavor from the Baytown Parks and Recreation Department to upgrade and modernize Baytown parks and trails. The ultimate goal is to create a park infrastructure improvement package that can be utilized throughout the park system, consisting of ne…

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Lee College is partnering with Harris County Public Health to offer free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing to the community on Wednesday, Sept. 30, and Thursday, Oct. 1 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drive-thru testing will take place in the Tucker Hall parking lot at the corner of Gulf Street and South W…

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The Baytown Republican Women organization is hosting a voter registration drive event on Saturday, Sept. 26 from at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Harris County Republican Party’s Baytown office parking lot near Pipeline Grill, 4721 Garth Road. The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 5. To check …

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I will never forget where I was when two planes flew into the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. I was sleeping in because it was my day off when my brother woke me up unexpectedly.

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Barbers Hill High School Class of 2021 gathered early Friday morning in Eagle Stadium to celebrate Senior Sunrise, organized by the BHHS Student Council. The event traditionally kicks off the year for seniors, though it had to be rescheduled twice due to inclement weather and Hurricane Laura…

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Pilot Club of Baytown delivers school supplies for students of Bowie Elementary School. Delivering supplies are Pilot President Susan Pitts, past President Cindy Fehring and Pilot Cindy Nettles. Receiving the donations is Bowie Campus Student Success Specialist Jennifer Wood.

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The City of Baytown offers residents an opportunity to provide input regarding the Garth Road Widening Project through a new website, Baytown Engage (www.baytownengage.com). The virtual public meeting and comment period will start on Sept. 16 and continue to be available through Oct. 1. 

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The ExxonMobil Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant recently donated three pallets of hand sanitizer to Barbers Hill ISD as students have returned to the classroom. To support BHISD’s safety protocols, approximately 150 gallons of hand sanitizer was delivered by the ExxonMobil Emergency Response Team…

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Baytown City Council met Thursday and authorized an interlocal agreement with the Municipal Development District for expenditures up to $50,000 for Baytown sports league improvements.

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Erica Allen drew rave reviews with viral posts spotlighting her son, Cairo, in 31 different Halloween costumes in 2019. 

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Walt and Teena Still just celebrated their 30th anniversary on Aug. 31 in the backyard of their home as a tradition to when they first got married in the backyard of his home. They were both western style. Associate Pastor Karen Tyler performed renewal for us from Cedar Bayou Grace Methodist…

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As I was piecing together a puzzle with my daughter today, another picture became clear to me. I was listening to “It was Me” by Michael Combs, a song based on the Emmaus Road experience in Luke 24:

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The Baytown Blue Santa program distributed 135 tablets to students getting ready to go back to school. From left are Cpl. Steve Ocanas, Macla Aguilera, Wendy Grant, Chief Keith Dougherty, Mayor Brandon Capetillo and City Manager Rick Davis. In front is Keyvani Grant. The tablets were donated…

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This summer, five select educators from Goose Creek CISD received scholarships from ExxonMobil to attend unique virtual educator workshops hosted by The Tapia Center for Excellence and Equity at Rice University: Patricia Wiggins and Danyelle Morris at Goose Creek Memorial High School, Sheila…

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As Hurricane Laura began to spin toward the low-lying areas of Louisiana sparing most of the Texas coast, it still hit home for Blake and Devora Torrence. 

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The Goose Creek Memorial tennis team played host to district rivals Robert E. Lee Tuesday and were anything but hospitable in a 16-3 victory.

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New Robert E. Lee quarterback, Dayton transfer Christian Olige, three six touchdowns and Keke Davis returned from injury last season by catching two of those and running in another in the Ganders 48-6 rout of Galena Park to open the campaign.

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 The Goose Creek Memorial volleyball team bounced back from a tough night in Nederland 24 hours earlier and came away with an emphatic 3-0 (25-12, 25-11, 25-23) win over visiting La Porte in a District 22-5A opening win Friday night.

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The La Porte Invitational was the place for the Goose Creek CISD varsity cross country programs Saturday and a number of harriers came back to Baytown with some fine performances in tow.

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The Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association (PVILCA) recently inducted Marshall Land lll into its Hall of Fame as a PVIL-UIL “Bridging the Gap” Football Athlete. 

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As football season kicks off tonight for GCCISD schools Goose Creek Memorial and Robert E. Lee, a reminder for fans on where to catch the games if unable to attend.

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The Sterling Lady Rangers may have lost to Manvel in three sets in a District 22-5A opener Wednesday night, but at least they know they went toe-to-toe in many key spots.

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Goose Creek CISD has announced volleyball games scheduled for Tuesday have been canceled and will be played Wednesday due to Tropical Storm Beta. Also, junior school football games scheduled for Tuesday are canceled and those who have purchased a ticket will be reimbursed.

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Pasadena came to town for a scrimmage at GCM and the host Patriots dominated most of the controlled aspects of the evening and won a 21-0 half of play to end the night.

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The Sterling Rangers moved to 5-2 overall with two thunderous performances this weekend in Baytown.

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I probably won’t score with a shotgun like the late Gene Hill did. Nor may I EVER even approach his ability to make you feel like you were there, following a dog, shooting birds on frosty mornings. But I wonder if he savored the sport any bit more at all than I do. When It comes to doves or …

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The Anahuac Panthers football team won its first non-district contest after six failed previous attempts under second-year head coach Greg Neece with a dramatic 28-21 overtime win Friday at Bridge City.

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David C. Holland, a former Ross S. Sterling High School track and field athlete was nominated in 2019 by The Baytown Carver High School Recognition & Preservation Society and is the first Ranger track athlete to be inducted by the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association (…

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Barbers Hill baseball players Raithen Malone and Simon Larranaga decided to seize their futures in a time where that can easily be thrown for a loop thanks to COVID-19.

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It’s time to see some pads popping as a number of area teams get a chance to see how things are shaping up on the gridiron for the upcoming season as scrimmages dot the landscape over the next few days.

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The girls cross country season has had plenty of challenges to get off and running, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic keeping teams from their normal workout routines.

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The cross country season is set to launch today and many area athletes welcome the idea of getting back on the course after six months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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There is no challenge Robert E. Lee head tennis coach Brandon Funderburg shies from.

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Goose Creek CISD tennis programs from Sterling and Goose Creek Memorial have plenty of reasons for optimism this campaign.