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Posts published in “Day: December 9, 2021

Crowds enjoy 22nd Annual Christmas Festival in Crosby

Santa and Mrs. Claus were the highlight of the Parade. (MORE PHOTOS IN THE PRINT EDITION)

CROSBY – The community celebrated the 22nd Annual Crosby-Huffman Chamber of Commerce Christmas Festival and parade with lots of joy and bright smiles.

The festivities began Saturday at the Crosby Church on Highway 90. The church’s music hall was filled with booths from local business owners selling arts, crafts, treats, and homemade items. Crosby Music Academy provided entertainment at the festival.

Crosby Cougars defeat Texas HS 14-7, will meet Liberty Hill in Playoff rematch

A Victory Salute after the 14-7 win over Texas HS.

CROSBY – Cougar fans were on the edge of their seats most of the game last week against Texas High, due to the low scoring game where only a few points would make the difference.

Played at Lufkin’s Abe Martin stadium on Friday night, a large contingent of Crosby fans were on hand for the game, cheering their team for the final winning score near the end of the fourth quarter. With only 10 minutes left in the game, Cougar QB #10 Cyrin Myles rushed 4 yards to take the lead 12- 7, and then #4 Braden Womak ran a 2 point conversion for a final score of 14-7.

#10 Cyrin Myles carries the ball across the goal line from the 4 yard line, to score the winning touchdown for the Cougars.

Lee College offers free tuition and expenses for first-time students

Baytown, TX – High school graduates and GED recipients who live in the Lee College service area and have never attended Lee College before can attend for free during the Spring 2022 semester as part of the First Time Free at Lee program. Under this program, first-time Lee College students have the opportunity to earn up to 12 semester credit hours with no out-of-pocket cost for tuition, fees or e-books.

“We are excited to be able to offer this opportunity to first-time Lee College students,” said Dr. Lynda Villanueva, president of Lee College. “We are optimistic that this program will offer a ray of hope for people who thought college wasn’t possible because of finances. If you want to achieve a better future, we want to help you accomplish that dream.”

To be eligible, students must have a high school diploma or GED, reside within the Lee College service area, and apply for financial aid at