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National Night Out — an annual evening dedicated to crime prevention awareness—will have a more centralized feel this year with a variety of activities 5-8 p.m. Oct. 5 at Town Square, 213 W. Texas Ave.

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The newspaper is the most up-to-date textbook in the world. By using daily news, editorials, features, and even advertising students in all grade levels can learn math, geography, history, meteorology, and current events and how each aspect shapes our world and the community we live in.

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I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the Baytown Little Theater cast perform Galveston Wind in Galveston at their dress rehearsal Sept. 9. The only performance for the public was Sept. 10. The play is a fictional love story that threads in facts from the 1900 storm which devastated Galveston. 

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Nancy Porter passed away on August 17, 2021. A Memorial Service and reception will be held on September 25th at Whitehall Houston at 10 a.m.

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Dear Subscriber,With a tropical storm warning for our delivery area, your Tuesday, September 14, 2021 print edition of The Baytown Sun may be delivered later than usual. High water, power outages and/or hazardous road conditions may delay delivery. We must keep our carriers safe. In some nei…

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A 49-year-old man was fatally shot while sitting in his car at a car wash in the 3600 block of West Baker Road about 8:20 p.m. Sunday.

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A 20-year-old paratrooper from Baytown died at his military residence in Italy Sept. 7, according to a statement the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force.

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A long fix for a bumpy ride is finally over — for now — as the Texas Department of Transportation finished removing temporary barriers from the Fred Hartman Bridge over the weekend.

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When Roy Elms’ contract was not renewed in 1933 Doyle Coe took over as the Ganders head coach, assisted by H.A. “Hap” Malone. Coe had been assistant coach under Elms for two years and although the team didn’t exactly burn down the barn in 1933 they did beat Barbers Hill 39-0 and tied Humble 0-0. 

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I would like to compliment Mr. Alan Dale pertaining to the article he recently wrote – Remembering 9/11 attacks - that ran in The Baytown Sun on Thursday, Sept. 9. This was indeed one of his finest non-sports related articles that I have read since he become the sports editor for The Baytown Sun. 

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Here are the top-10 most-read articles on baytownsun.com for the week of Sept. 6-12 as determined by number of page views:

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A 19-year-old Baytown man was charged with assault on emergency personnel after he allegedly punched a nurse in the chest while being treated at the emergency room.

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Heavy rainfall appeared to be the biggest threat to Baytown and Chambers County, according to a Monday afternoon update from the Chambers County Office of Emergency Management.

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There was disappointment in the lack of a larger gathering Saturday at Bicentennial Park as the Baytown Fire Department and other city officials gathered to honor in the memory of those who lost their lives on 9/11 in 2001.

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Kevin Troller serves as Baytown’s assistant city manager. But on Sept. 11, 2001, he was a colonel in the U.S. Army, serving both in the Pentagon and in an office complex about a mile away.

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Twenty years ago, many of us woke up to network TV news feeds from New York showing the World Trade Center skyscraper, severely damaged and on fire.

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The Baytown Engage Civic Academy has learned about many departments throughout the city. In addition to learning about city finances and emergency response, meeting staff, and getting a behind-the-scenes tour of the 911 Center and Public Works and Engineering, they also visited Pirates Bay W…

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Participants of the Baytown Engage Civic Academy have been busy. In addition to being educated about city finances, meeting staff, and learning about emergency response, they also had a behind-the-scenes tour of the Public Works and Engineering facility. During this visit, the participants h…

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The Sterling Lady Rangers volleyball team are now in fourth place in District 22-5A as the second half of the district schedule is set to begin after a 3-0 (26-24, 25-14, 25-17) win over Texas City Wednesday night.

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Even if they lost, the Sterling Lady Rangers played one of their better matches this season as they scrambled, battled and contested Friendswood every step of the way Tuesday night.

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District 12-5A II play begins 7:30 p.m. tonight as the Barbers Hill Eagles (1-2) travel to Turner Stadium in Humble for a date with Kingwood Park (1-2).

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The Sterling Rangers continue to plow through a demanding tennis schedule and did so emphatically Friday with an 18-1 win over MacArthur.

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The Lee College Lady Rebels volleyball team and Ashlynn Lewis, 1,  fell to 14-8 overall and 1-3 in Region XIV play Thursday night with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-13) home defeat against Navarro College. Lee was led by Sina Toroslu’s five kills and Imari Wilson’s four kills. “The good thing abou…

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The newest Power 5 poll (for sports results through Thursday) sees very little change this week as most of the initial teams that made up the list took care of business over the previous seven days.

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The Baytown Christian Lady Bulldogs are now 6-1 after a dominant 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-22) sweep of host Galveston O’Connell Thursday night.

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Two years ago we began a ranking system that incorporated all sports going on at the present time and illustrated the top five teams competing in that moment.

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After recording a team-high 11 tackles and a fumble recovery in UCA’s 41-20 loss to FBS Arkansas State last Saturday, Central Arkansas junior defensive back DeAndre Lamont earned the Atlantic Sun’s first Defensive Player of the Week honor on Monday.

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The Barbers Hill Eagles football team will head to Delmar Stadium, 2020 Mangum Road in Houston, to take on Houston Heights 7 p.m. Friday in hopes of capturing their first win of the season.

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It took a narrow win in the first set by the Goose Creek Memorial Lady Patriots volleyball team to squash any potential momentum of hosts Robert E. Lee to earn their first win in district play.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team moved to 2-0 in District 22-5A play with an emphatic 19-0 win over rival host Robert E. Lee Tuesday.

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Well, it wasn’t pretty but the Goose Creek Memorial Patriots football team found a way to get the job done and move to 1-1 early this season.

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FREEPORT — The Sterling Rangers were so close to starting 2-0 this season but ultimately it came down to who scored the last point.

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For the third straight season, the Robert E. Lee Ganders have opened up a football campaign with two straight wins.

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The Sterling Rangers tennis team opened up District 22-5A play with an emphatic 16-3 win at Galveston Ball on Tuesday.