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Baytown chamber hosts Lt. Gov. at Oct. 24 lunch

The Baytown Chamber of Commerce will host Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at the Oct. 24 membership meeting t at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Presenting Sponsor is Roger Elswick of Community Toyota-Honda-Kia. The Baytown Chamber of Commerce will host Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at the Oct. 24 membership meeting t at t

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Harris County DA awaiting extradition of murder suspects

The Harris County District Attorney's Office is still waiting the arrival of two Baytown murder suspects that are being held in Guadalupe County Jail and Jefferson Parish Jail in Louisiana. Cierra Sutton, 30, was arrested at an apartment complex in Louisiana last week, and is being charged with the

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Alleged killer pens letter to judge

A man suspected of murdering his girlfriend, her mother and sister was found competent to stand trial and has sent a letter to the judge saying he is innocent. Lawyers for Jesse Dobbs, 21, have filed a motion stating he was suffering from "delusional beliefs," prompting Judge Lonnie Cox of the 56th

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Burger Barn back open for business

It's been weeks since Harvey hit the Baytown area and residents and businesses are still recovering. So I thought the prospect of finding a restaurant to review was going to be difficult. Then I learned that The Burger Barn was open and serving up their famously large and juicy burgers - the choice

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Auto dealers: Cars on lot not impacted by Harvey flooding

Squashing rumors that local dealerships are selling vehicles flooded during Hurricane Harvey, representatives emphatically denied that was happening. "I don't know where these rumors start, but no, we are absolutely 100 percent not selling any cars that were in any way affected by Harvey," Jim Wadz

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

What, me read? Isn't that a four-letter word?

I had an appointment this week at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center to have an echo-cardiogram, which by the way is an EKG times 10. It's a very thorough heart, artery and vein exam. Contrary to what you may have read about the VA, these people are very good to vets. By the by, I passed and w

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Climate change, data fabrication

Dear Gene Lyons, The reason you're calling for "consensus on climate change" is because climate change is NOT science based, but is nothing more than conjecture, hypothesis and computer modeling. Since that's basically opinion, of course it requires consensus. Real science can be replicated and prov

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Baytown once known as 'roughest port'

About the time the U.S. entered World War II, D.O. "Pete" Cartlidge started his new job as a security guard at Humble's Baytown Refinery and ended his career with the Harris County Sheriff's Department. He had been a chief deputy in charge of other deputies during that time when a certain section o

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Baytown councilman gears up for state House run

Baytown Councilman Terry Sain is gearing up to for a run at the Texas House District 128 seat held by Republican Briscoe Cain. On Tuesday, Sain sat down with The Baytown Sun Readers Advisory Board and discussed issues he aims to tackle. Baytown Councilman Terry Sain is gearing up to for a run at the

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

City Council split on proposed property tax rate increase

A proposed property tax increase in Pasadena drew opposition from two City Council members and complaints from residents during a recent public hearing. And personnel changes - including the recent indefinite suspension without warning of a 24-year city employee who was only six months shy of retire

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 18:12:00

Harvey Recovery Fair being held in Harris County this weekend

HOUSTON - An event that will connect victims of Hurricane Harvey in Harris County with information about disaster assistance programs will be held this weekend. The Harvey Recovery Fair will happen from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Art Hub Gallery on the northeast campus of Housto

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-21 20:05:55

When it comes to hurricanes, communities named La Porte stick together

Classes resumed in La Porte ISD a little over a week after Harvey's rains, and while the district's campuses were spared major damage, school officials are still dealing with the storm's effects on students and staff. "Even though our facilities fared well, we do have quite a few students and employ

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 20:55:00

Harvey's blow won't stop this rodeo

Flooding from Hurricane Harvey forced a few changes, but the 68th annual Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo is set to get underway. The event's parade gets things started Saturday, Sept. 23, two weeks later than originally scheduled. The cook-off has been rescheduled for Oct. 26-28. The PLSR Parade w

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 17:10:00

Storm damage leads to new idea for Pasadena ISD's Thompson Intermediate

Hurricane Harvey changed things regarding Pasadena ISD's perspective on what to include in a bond package scheduled for the November ballot. A post-Harvey idea for a bond project involves relocating and enlarging Thompson Intermediate School, a campus devastated by the storm, to a 26-acre site in th

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 23:03:00

Card skimmers found on gas pumps at Sellers Bros. in Pasadena

PASADENA, Texas - Card skimmers were found installed on several gas pumps this week at the Sellers Bros. store in Pasadena, according to police. Pasadena police said the devices were found Tuesday by a repair technician who was working on the pumps at the store located at 10990 Red Bluff Road after

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-21 16:16:32

Card-skimming devices found on Pasadena gas pumps, police say

PASADENA, Texas - Seven card-skimming devices were found at a Pasadena gas station, according to Pasadena PD. On Tuesday, a technician noticed that a key pad had been pried open and a "skimming" device had been installed inside the gas pump at Seller's Brothers/Valero Convenience Store at 10990 Red

KHOU - 2017-09-21 17:34:16

11 plaintiffs - residents and first responders - join suit against Arkema for Crosby chemical plant

CROSBY, Texas - Eleven plaintiffs joined the $1 million lawsuit Wednesday against Arkema after explosions at its chemical plant in Crosby earlier this month. The additional plaintiffs include residents and first responders who all suffered in the aftermath of the explosions after the plant was flood

KHOU - 2017-09-21 03:13:31

Texas Roadhouse to donate Sept. 27 profits to hurricane relief efforts

ROANOKE, Va. - Texas Roadhouse announced Wednesday that more than 500 of its locations nationwide will be donating all of their profits to The American Red Cross next week. On Sept. 27, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., 100 percent of profits will go to help those affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Tex

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-20 20:54:07

Lee College touts new STEM Hub

In a move to assist low-income students to have the opportunity to excel in science, technology, engineering and math, Lee College has opened a new STEM hub. The STEM Hub is being funded through a multimillion-dollar Hispanic-Serving Institutions STEM grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Sterling knocks off C.E. King

The Sterling volleyball team improved to 3-1 in District 21-6A with a 25-11, 25-9, 25-16 win over C.E. King Tuesday evening. Katelyn Faulk led the team in kills with 10. Lauren Hillin had six and Jasmine Moore had five kills. Casey Benskin finished the game with 12 assists and eight digs. Brooke Be

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-09-20 07:00:00