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Torrence Ray Krisher passed away on September 19, 2020. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., with celebration of life at 11 Thursday, September 24 at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 3811 North Main, Baytown, TX.  Private graveside interment following at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Bayto…

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Parts of Texas and Louisiana braced Monday for flooding and damaging storm surge as Tropical Storm Beta slowly worked its way into a part of the country that’s already been drenched and battered during this year’s exceptionally busy hurricane season.

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The residents of Baytown have long expressed a strong desire to provide input for decisions that affect their lives.  As of September 1, 2020, the City has a new digital platform that will give the community a chance to access information and provide feedback about major projects around town.

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with ferocious wind and torrential rain Thursday and unleashed a wall of seawater that could push 40 miles inland as the Category 4 storm roared ashore in Louisiana near the Texas border. At least one person was killed.

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Due to Hurricane Laura and preparing for the safety of our newspaper carriers, your Thursday edition of The Baytown Sun will be delayed. As soon as our carriers can safely drive to your home we will deliver your newspaper.

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Tropical Storm Hanna strengthened slightly Friday as it moves toward the Texas coastline, threatening to bring heavy rain, rough waters and strong winds, all while another tropical storm continued to approach the Caribbean.

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The sun rose on Leonardo Hernandez of Baytown, Texas on September 21, 1958 and set on July 11, 2020. Leonardo was born to the union of Luis and Inez Hernandez. Leonardo attended Lee High School where he played football and later starting working at Flexitallic US, LLC until he retired. Leona…

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The Goose Creek board of trustees has voted unanimously to delay the start of school until Sept. 8 due to concerns over sending students back to school amid the rising cases COVID-19 in Texas.

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Two people are dead an another flown to a Houston hospital with multiple gunshot injuries after what Baytown police suspect was a murder-suicide in the 3400 block of Rollingcreek Drive about 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Roseline (Babs) Hortense Pillaert Emrick passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020. In lieu of flowers memorials in her honor may be made to either of these churches. Her funeral service will be graveside at Sterling-White Cemetery 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. Highlands, TX 77562, Monday, July 13, 2020…

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Texas surpassed 10,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day Tuesday, making it just the third state to hit that undesirable milestone. New York and Florida are the other two.The record high of 10,028 new cases in Texas served as another alarming new measure of the swift resurgence of COVID-…

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Baytown has a drive-through testing site for COVID-19 this week, as Harris County Public Health is set up at Memorial Baptist Church through Friday. Testing is free, but reservations must be made online or by phone before going to the site.

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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.