Community Scoop: It’s princess and prom time

Published 8:17 am Thursday, April 15, 2010

CavOILcade says it’s princess time

Princess for a season

Pam Trosclair announces CavOILcade is accepting princesses and duchesses for the 2010 CavOILcade celebration. 

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Young women from Port Arthur, Port Neches, Nederland, Groves and Sabine Pass participate as princesses. Out-of-towners are duchesses.

To participate as a sponsor or royalty, call Trosclair, the director, at 498-1793, or visit the CavOILcade web site at 

The 2010 CavOILcade coronation is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 2.

 BrAiDs N BeAdS

Kreson Smith of the Houston area will bring BrAiDs N BeAdS to Carver Terrace Apartments. The group promotes self esteem through the art of braiding.

“The kids receive free braiding services , while we reinforce the importance of inner beauty to coincide with the outer being,” said Smith, a 27-year-old chiropractic student from the Houston area. The group will host a session at the apartments on Saturday, April 24. To volunteer or help with supplies, visit or call (713) 429-9909.

Forever Twilight

R.S.V.P. to Hughen Center’s prom, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 30, by calling 983-6659. “Forever Twilight” is the theme.

RiverFest mood

The News is already working on the RiverFest tab, designed to get folks in the mood for water-side fun. I interviewed the car and motorcycle organizers who are jazzed about enthusiast participation.

RiverFest will run from April 29 to May 2 at Port Neches Riverfront Park in downtown Port Neches. Look for food, arts and crafts and carnival rides, a talent show and a car and motorcycle show. Performers will include Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun on April 30 and Joe Nichols on May 1. To learn more, call the Port Neches Chamber of Commerce at 722-9154 or go to