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Adams finds a home at Grand Canyon University

Barber Hill volleyball player Kennedy Adams wanted something special out of her college experience. She wanted to be part of the foundation of a developing program. When she visited Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, it was love at first sight. Kennedy committed to the Lopes on Nov. 23, 2016 and ma

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Holiday plants, winter issues

Poinsettias, amaryllis, Christmas cactus, and snowdrop narcissus- along with evergreens, these plants speak holiday season with their color and flowery exhibitionism. Every year questions get asked about their care, not only during December, but whether they can be successfully grown in our area in

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Star-studded community feast feeds families

Well-known contemporary Christian artist Mandisa and American evangelist Beth Moore gave out Thanksgiving groceries to Baytown families Wednesday at Celebration of Life church. At the event, roughly 1,000 people ate a Thanksgiving meal together and each family received two bags of groceries and a tu

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Thankfully, we have an anchor holiday!

Today is Thanksgiving? Already? My grandson swam in the pool Monday. Am I the only one who feels like we are hurtling over the surface of the earth at an accelerated rate? Wasn't school just let out for summer break? Christmas lights are going up in the neighborhood and one fellow just took down his

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Goose Creek CISD hosts annual College Night

More than 500 students signed in for Goose Creek CISD's College Night, sponsored by College and Career Readiness, at Goose Creek Memorial High School. Fifty-nine colleges and universities were available to provide information to students and their parents about post-secondary opportunities. Army, Na

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Land rezoned for Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is getting an acre of land to build six lots thanks to Baytown City Council. Council approved rezoning 1.14 acres of land at Peggy and North Eighth streets that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity. The property is vacant and undeveloped at the moment, but the organization pl

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Baytown FEMA recovery center shutters as lease ends

Despite a need for a Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center in Baytown, Tuesday was the last day residents could get face-to-face assistance at the Baytown Community Center. The center permanently closed at 6 p.m., as was the agreement with the City of Baytown. Despite a need f

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Faith News: If we just talk of thoughts and prayers

Last Sunday at Faith Presbyterian we sang another hymn by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. After Hurricane Harvey we sang a hymn she wrote in response to that natural disaster. The hymn we sang last Sunday was one she wrote in response to a unnatural disaster--the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Tex

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Aberdeen woman killed in collision on Ocean Beach Road Tuesday

A 29-year-old Aberdeen woman died as a result of a car crash Tuesday evening on Ocean Beach Road near Tulips Road outside Hoquiam, reported Grays Harbor Sheriff Chief Criminal Deputy Steve Shumate. Deputies were called to the scene near mile post 7.6 at 9:48 p.m. to a report of a vehicle partially s

DAILY WORLD - 2017-11-22 19:30:00

Man suspected in burning mother's Aberdeen home twice

An Aberdeen man is suspected in 2 fires at a home belong to his mother. The Aberdeen Police Department issued a release saying that they first responded to a "suspicious" fire in the 900 block of Thornton Street June of this year. The owner of the home was not injured in the fire at the time. Accord

KXRO.COM - 2017-11-22 14:26:06

Man accused of burning his mother's house down

A 55-year-old homeless man has been charged with two counts of first-degree arson following a fire that destroyed his mother's home, Aberdeen police say. Police arrested Ron B. White last week. He is suspected of starting two fires, both on his mother's house at 910 N. Thornton St. The first fire, o

DAILY WORLD - 2017-11-22 03:00:00

Ballots official after next count; no changes in close races

The total amount of voters who participated in the General Election has risen to 35.04% at the next to final count of ballots in Grays Harbor. As voters continue to amend signatures and ballots are checked and the last few votes are added, no changes have come in local races. 35 more ballots have be

KXRO.COM - 2017-11-22 15:22:14

Hoquiam resident victim of online pet sale scam

The Grays Harbor Sheriff's Office is reminding residents to be wary of online sales techniques that seem suspicious. According to a report, a Hoquiam resident was the victim of a scam when trying to buy a cat online. They say that the "rather expensive" cat was found on a website and was being sold

KXRO.COM - 2017-11-22 15:00:18

Police say he set fire to his mother's home - twice

Police in Aberdeen have arrested a 55-year-old man they say set fire to his mother's home twice in four months. According to police, the first fire was June 19 at the home on the 900 block of North Thornton Street in Aberdeen. The homeowner was home at the time of the fire but was not injured. She

OLYMPIAN - 2017-11-21 23:27:00

AHS sets stage for 'Legally Blonde'

Aberdeen High School's annual musical is so much fun, it should be illegal. "Legally Blonde: The Musical" features senior Courtney Glenn as Elle Woods, the UCLA sorority girl who decides to go to Harvard Law School just to win back her ex-boyfriend, but discovers what she's capable of on her own. "T


The Garage arts center officially open after Monday ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Garage: A Music and Arts Center officially opened for business at a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at its location in the Shoppes at Riverside in South Aberdeen. Greater Grays Harbor, Inc. Ambassador Amber Olomon introduced the group of about 30 in attendance to JR Lakey and Kelly Durham, the pe


Artesia residents celebrated early Thanksgiving at community center

The Artesia Community Center housed more than a thousand people Friday night during the Thanksgiving Love Feast hosted by Trinity Temple Assembly of God. (Mike Smith Photo) CARLSBAD - Thousands of Artesia residents got an early Thanksgiving meal this past Friday, courtesy of the Trinity Temple Assem


Be careful during your holiday travels

ARTESIA - If you're heading out during the Thanksgiving holiday you won't be alone, according to the American Automobile Association. Eddy County Sheriff Mark Cage reminds people there will be a strong show of law enforcement on county roads during the Thanksgiving weekend. (Mike Smith Photo) AAA Ne

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 18:50:08

Church takes mission to Ukraine

That was until late last month when she and some people from West Main Baptist Church in Artesia flew on a mission trip to Ukraine. The flight went from Hobbs to Houston to Germany and finally touching down in Ukraine. "It was the most amazing experience of my life," she said. "Every time they talke

RDRNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 18:46:34

Roswell police recruiter arrested on child solicitation charges

Alonso Barrientos The Roswell Police Department has arrested one of its recruit officers following a two-week investigation that resulted in charges of two counts of child solicitation by electronic communication device. Alonso Barrientos, 25, was arrested Friday at his home and booked into the Chav

ARTESIA DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-21 20:00:00