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Coast Guard rescues 3 from water near Sabine Pass

The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after their vessel started sinking in the Sabine Channel ...

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ON THE MENU — Consistency drives Billy Joe’s Bar-B-Q success

PORT NECHES — One of the top barbeque spots in the area has used consistency as the key ...

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Incentives approved to entice fast food development in Nederland

NEDERLAND — A national fast food brand looking to break into the Mid County market checked off a ...

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Rustling of dog food bag gives Port Arthur man chance to flee police

The rustling of a police officer checking an open bag of dog food during a traffic stop likely ...

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Port Arthur groups, students come together to assist needy

A holiday assistance program became a true community service project when students from Bob Hope School and members ...

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STEPHEN HEMELT — Outgoing NEDC board president exits active stretch

When I caught up with Brian Swindel for a quick interview this week he seemed liked someone who ...

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Lamar State Collage Port Arthur welcomes Vista students after college’s abrupt closure

The sudden, unexpected closure of Vista College left many students shocked and without an immediate plan for the ...

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Port Arthur Police say man used hammer to assault woman

A Port Arthur man who allegedly fractured a woman’s arm by hitting her with a hammer several times ...

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Groves driver pulled over, police find drugs, gun & 5-month-old child

A Groves man who police said had ecstasy, meth, more than $7,000 in cash and a gun while ...

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Eagles pour on the points against Bulldogs

NEDERLAND – Quarterback Brent Holdren and the Barbers Hill offense were too much for Nederland as the Eagles ...

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Crosby spoils Port Neches-Groves homecoming

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches-Groves Indians struck first, but it was the Crosby Cougars who struck often, ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR — Dairy industry scarier than Halloween nightmare

Little scares me about Halloween or trick-or-treating. Ghosts, zombies, skeletons and witches have nothing on all the milk ...

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JODY HOLTON — Can my medication make me sick?

Medication is a wonderful thing; it saves lives and improves chronic conditions. In most cases, it is the ...

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RELIGION BRIEFS — Fall Festival set for Oct. 31

God 1st Missionary Baptist Church, 201 E. 14th St., will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the church at ...

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KATHIE’S KORNER — Enjoy joyful giving over holidays

As we move into everyone’s favorite holidays, let’s begin to plan where we’re going to be and if ...

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Lamar State College Port Arthur surprises students with $944 financial boost

Nearly 1,500 students at Lamar State College Port Arthur received $944 starting Friday thanks to money from the ...

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PHOTO FEATURE — PNG crowns Homecoming Sweetheart

On Friday, PNG crowned Kyla Hooper as Homecoming Sweetheart.

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BREAST CANCER PROFILE — Port Arthur survivor Brenda Posey lost mom to same disease

Brenda Posey was 18 when her 46-year-old mother died of breast cancer, four years after she was diagnosed. ...

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Sentence handed down for man found guilty in 2018 fatal Port Arthur shooting

Herbert Clark Jr. was sentenced to 99 years in prison and given a $10,000 fine following the 2018 ...

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Memorial Titans fly past Ganders in Thursday night district matchup

BAYTOWN – Memorial, facing its toughest test in district play, at least on paper, used a balanced offensive ...