, Port Arthur, Texas

Readers' Corner

Readers' Corner
  • BCHS and first graduating class celebrate 50th anniversary

    September 20, 2007

  • Port Arthur to get vessel named in its honor The Rev. Sinclair Oubre, executive director of the Port Arthur International Seaman's Center and diocese director of the Catholic ministry for sailors, has news about a vessel being named in honor of Port Arthur:

    “The Sabine-Neches Waterway system is one of our nation's eight tier-one ports,” he said.

    September 20, 2007

  • SENIOR GUITARIST Watkins’ ‘Memories’ is a CD spin back in time JERRY WATKINS

    Age: 63

    Occupation: Motiva retiree

    Community connection: Rock ‘n’ roller, Red Cross volunteer

    Fast fact: Watkins finds the ladies love to dance to the “Harlem Shuffle.”

    Quick Quote: “I guess it just gets in your blood.”

    September 17, 2007 1 Photo

  • images_sizedimage_257201826 PA slugger brings fight to Louisiana Port Arthur resident Dale Gill might be a Wal-Mart employee by day, but by night he’s knocking people out in cage matches.

    With a record of 38-0 in non-sanctioned fights, he is looking to advance his career by entering sanctioned competitions, which means a few extra rules and a lot bigger fights.

    September 14, 2007 1 Photo

  • images_sizedimage_256173714 Humberto leaves 100,000 Texans in the dark It could be several days before Southeast Texas is completely out of the dark, according to Entergy Texas.

    September 13, 2007 1 Photo

  • Local woman survives strangling while serving in Peace Corps Local grandmother Remedios Hernaez has been crying a lot lately.

    September 12, 2007

  • Taqueria Arandas is finally packing them in Taqueria Arandas is finally packing them in More than half a year after the groundbreaking, Taqueria Arandas has opened its doors to crowds awaiting fresh, oversized quesadillas that lop over the plate.

    September 11, 2007 1 Photo

  • Dr. Phil Dr. Phil bringing his ‘racket’ to SETX You have problems? Well, this slow talking country boy from Texas just may have the answers — that is, if your quandary involves improving your backswing.

    September 10, 2007 1 Photo

  • Cancer link sale Link sale helps raise money for teacher battling cancer Most everyone knows hospital bills can be astronomical in price. But when dealing with something as serious as cancer, the price goes up even more.

    Central Middle School teacher Diana Canizales is currently battling brain cancer, and in an effort to help the family, a link sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Market Basket on 27th street in Nederland.

    September 5, 2007 1 Photo

  • Prostate cancer screening Prostate cancer survivor pushes free screenings Prostate cancer survivor Eli Stelly is doing everything he can to encourage people to get a free prostate screening for men with limited income.

    September 4, 2007 1 Photo