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Chambers court approves decals
baytownsun.com/ / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500
The court approved a request from the Support the Youth Group and the East Chambers ISD to paint East Chamber pride decal symbols on county roads in the school’s district. 

Baytown City Council briefs
baytownsun.com/ / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Fire chief recognized

Royals acquire versatile Ben Zobrist from A’s
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:26:16 +0000

CLEVELAND — Back in college, Ben Zobrist once kicked Ned Yost out of his apartment.

He’ll now play for Kansas City’s manager.

The Royals made another big addition for the season’s stretch run on Tuesday, acquiring the versatile Zobrist and nearly $2.6 million from the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Aaron Brooks and minor league left-hander Sean Manaea.

The 34-year-old Zobrist, an infielder and outfielder, batted .268 with six home runs and 33 RBIs in 67 games for the A’s, who are in last place in the AL West after three straight playoff seasons.

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Concerns raised about proposed processing plant
baytownsun.com/ / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Some citizens and business owners expressed a few concerns over the proposed meat processing plant, Riceland Farms at Tuesday’s Chambers County Commissioners Court meeting. 

4 Texas Panhandle players honored
amarillo.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:06:50 +0000

Four Texas Panhandle players were honorable mention selections to the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State baseball team released Tuesday.

Two players, Muleshoe’s Dustin Smith and Friona’s Dallin Woods, were named at two positions each. Both were selected as relief pitchers with Smith, a senior, also making it at catcher and Woods, a junior, making it at shortstop.

Also selected at shortstop was River Road junior Blake Frye. Muleshoe senior Braden Bessire was named as an outfielder.

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Pastor shoots church intruder
baytownsun.com/ / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Baytown pastor Benny Holmes opened the door at Church of New Beginnings at 3220 N. Alexander Drive and noted nearby media vans parked across the street.

High school football countdown No. 30: Tornillo Coyotes
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:37:00 MDT
Last season, after years as an independent, the Tornillo Coyotes played in District 2-3A Division I with Brownfield, Denver City, Kermit, Shallowater and Slaton.

SOCKERS FC: Sanchez, Hume honored by PDL
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:17:00 -0500
Sockers FC defender Issac Sanchez was named to the Premier Development League’s All-League Team on Tuesday.

El Paso Chihuahuas’ seven-game winning streak comes to end
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:08:17 MDT
After going 9-3 on their post All-Star break road trip, the El Paso Chihuahuas were hoping to keep the hot play intact on their return trip to Southwest University Park.

With Troy Tulowitzki traded, could Carlos Gonzalez be next?
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:25:02 +0000

DENVER — Troy Tulowitzki is gone. Carlos Gonzalez might be next. Maybe even just-acquired Jose Reyes.

The Colorado Rockies are overhauling their roster in the midst of another dreadful summer, and this time nobody is off-limits.

For years, Tulowitzki was considered untouchable, especially in the eyes of owner Dick Monfort. That changed when the Rockies sent the face of their franchise along with 42-year-old reliever LaTroy Hawkins to the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday for Reyes and three pitching prospects.

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Tiger Woods running out of chances to salvage season
lubbockonline.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:22:15 +0000

GAINESVILLE, Va. — Tiger Woods knows he’s played poorly over the past two years. Now, he’s facing the prospect of an early end to his season.

Normally, the Quicken Loans National would be the beginning of a busy stretch of golf for Woods, including the year’s final major, a World Golf Championship and the FedEx Cup playoffs.

Not this year. Barring a dramatic turnaround, this week’s tournament will be his second-to-last before the new PGA Tour season begins in the fall.

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Baytown police beat, Wednesday, July 29
baytownsun.com/ / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500
18-wheeler overturned 

Addiction series beginning
baytownsun.com/ / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Cease Addiction Now will begin a free 14-installment series on “What Happens to the Brain in Addiction” beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday at 401 W. Texas Ave. (The Citizen’s Conference Center).

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