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JODY HOLTON — Can air fryers be healthy option for cooking?

We all know fried foods are certainly on the “naughty” list. Although it’s well understood foods fried in ...

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KATHIE’S KORNER — Best chance to succeed is putting good work to practice

As I reflect on 2021, I had some uncomfortable days and nights regarding storms of all kinds. So ...

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Weather Service monitoring tropical disturbance near SETX; cyclone development possible

A surface trough of low pressure is developing over the north-central Gulf of Mexico just offshore of southeastern ...

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Projects Delayed? Officials update Port Neches riverfront development status.

PORT NECHES — Discussions are continuing between the City of Port Neches and four separate businesses looking to ...

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Benefit planned for 12-year-old suffering from extremely painful Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome

NEDERLAND — For two years, Caden Cook was in pain with no real explanation. “It started in May ...

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Air Rescue offers tool to cut cost of necessary medical flights

A critical lifesaving tool used often in Southeast Texas is offering membership services that stretch much farther than ...

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Area could have dearth of basketball referees this season; see how YOU can join

The Texas High School Basketball Officials Association is looking for people to referee basketball games for the upcoming ...

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PHOTO GALLERY — Bulldogs take on first day for NISD

Nederland teachers and administration welcomed students back to campus Thursday. Administration said the first day went smoothly for ...

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MONIQUE BATSON — How do 18 years pass in only 10 minutes?

It was easy to get frustrated Wednesday while filling out what seemed like piles of paperwork in order ...

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THE MOVIE GUY — “Bodies” Rises Above Genre Expectations

“Bodies Bodies Bodies” A24 Films Directed by Halina Rejin Starring Amandla Stenberg, Marie Bakalova, Lee Pace, Pete Davidson, ...

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National Weather Service details potential serious rain threat coming this weekend

Weather watchers are calling for higher-than-normal rain chances through the weekend. The threat of rain will then drop ...

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Potential Port Arthur budget items include cost-of-living raise, 5 new municipal positions

The City of Port Arthur is preparing the 2022-2023 budget as the current fiscal year starts to come ...

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Game rooms under investigation, some closed following new ordinance and enforcement

Less than a year has passed since Orange County leaders adopted an ordinance regulating game rooms. And since, ...

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PHOTO GALLERY — Bob Hope Schools begin the 2022-23 school year

Students at Bob Hope Elementary School were carrying back packs and big smiles Wednesday as they entered the ...

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Port Neches-Groves coach gets first career win; Nederland starts off with a bang

The Bre’Ala Box era started with a win for Port Neches-Groves volleyball. PNG’s new head coach earned the ...

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Seadragons swimmers medal at national competition; improving times is team’s main goal

Several area swimmers came home from a national competition with hardware this summer. The Spindletop Seadragons had four ...

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MARY MEAUX — Happy 100th to Mr. Todd, a WWII Veteran and community mainstay

At 99 years of age — his 100th birthday is Saturday — Benny Todd is a rare individual. ...

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PHOTO GALLERY — Port Arthur Independent School District students head back to classroom

The 2022-2023 school year began on Wednesday for students in Port Arthur Independent School District. Over at Travis ...

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POLICE: It could take time to ID remains authorities believe is man missing since 2008

Remains found in a Port Arthur waterway Tuesday believed to be that of a Port Neches man reported ...

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Remains of Port Neches man missing 14 years likely found

A 14-year missing person’s case may have been solved with the recovery of a submerged vehicle. Divers with ...