I.C. Murrell, Author at Port Arthur News - Page 2 of 348

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.


Texas announces those prioritized in second round of COVID vaccination plan

The Texas Department of State Health Services on Monday announced those who are at the greatest risk of severe disease and death from COVID-19 — ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:20 am


UPDATED: Voters make final decisions on District 1 & Position 8 Port Arthur City Council positions

Two more first-timers will be sworn into the Port Arthur City Council for 2021 following their victories in Saturday’s runoff election. Ingrid West Holmes decisively ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Saturday, December 19, 2020 8:26 pm


Charlotte’s Cupboard, Shine on Humanity help feed Port Arthurans for Christmas

The giving spirit continued to spread in Port Arthur on Saturday morning. Charlotte’s Cupboard held its monthly food pantry giveaway at Christian Faith Missionary Baptist ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:00 pm


Medical Center delivers first dose of COVID-19 vaccine; next steps detailed

The Medical Center of Southeast Texas administered its first COVID-19 vaccine to a registered nurse Thursday. Christy Wright was given the shot as the Port ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Friday, December 18, 2020 7:51 pm


Port Arthur City Hall, public school voting locations open for Election Day on Saturday

The lengthy election season in Port Arthur will finally come to a close this weekend. The final two members of the Port Arthur City Council ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Friday, December 18, 2020 12:48 pm


Business boom: US Development Group, USA Rail highlight ongoing growth of Port Arthur industry

Port Arthur is often characterized as being open for business. These days, business is just booming in the city. And it’s asking for locals to ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Friday, December 18, 2020 12:20 am


I.C. MURRELL — (Video) We’re not at the finish, but we cleared a COVID hurdle

A historical moment in Jefferson County took place in a Beaumont hospital on Thursday. Or as the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System explained, an important ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Thursday, December 17, 2020 4:37 pm


Dallon James sworn onto PNGISD board; Jake Lefort begins 2nd term

PORT NECHES — More than a month after winning his election, Dallon James took his seat on the Port Neches-Groves Independent School District Board of ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 12:18 am

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PA city council candidate Raymond Scott Jr: Keep majority process in place

The runoffs for District 1 councilman and at-large Position 8 on the Port Arthur City Council have hit the home stretch. If Raymond Scott Jr. ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:19 am


PHOTOS: United Board of Missions holds toy drive

United Board of Missions held its annual Share-A-Toy Drive at its Ninth Avenue location Dec. 10-11 and Dec. 14-15. UBM handed off donated toys to ... Read more

by I.C. Murrell, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 12:03 am

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