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Josh Bergeron, Author at Port Arthur News

Local

High water in a low land: Why we flooded—And why we might again, no matter what we do

In the early hours of Aug. 30, Drainage District 7 staff averted a potentially massive failure. Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:51 am

News

Alabama college students provide Harvey relief

Nearly two dozens Alabama college students traveled to Port Arthur this week with a bus chock-full of supplies to help local residents. Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, September 28, 2017 2:19 pm

News

Bob Hope student restores flooded car to working condition

After flood water filled his car, Gonzalo “Giovanni” Alvarez only needed sunlight and a bit of hard work to get it running again. Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Thursday, September 28, 2017 11:07 am

Celebrations

Mid-County Young Life holds annual paint war

Dozens of teenagers gathered Monday at the Port Neches riverfront park for a color-filled afternoon. The teens, members of Mid-County Young Life, participated in the ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 4:51 pm

Columns

Efforts of outside volunteers should not be forgotten

Told many times, the story of people who selflessly traveled to southeast Texas to provide humanitarian aid following Harvey deserves to be amplified. Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 12:53 pm

News

Harvey’s heroes: Mississippi trio rescues dozens from flooded neighborhood

When the call came in, Stephen Barbini and two other men thought they were entering a neighborhood to save a single elderly woman. Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Monday, September 25, 2017 4:22 pm

News

Amid Harvey’s flooding, Airport became base for rescue operations

When Harvey’s flood waters inundated Port Arthur and surrounding communities, crews from across the country converged on the Jack Brooks Regional Airport and set up ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Saturday, September 23, 2017 1:46 pm

Local

Harvey rainfall could be biggest ever in United States

By Josh Bergeron josh.bergeron@salisburypost.com Harvey’s record-breaking rainfall totals may be higher than previously thought. A rain gauge near the Jack Brooks Regional Airport recorded 64.58 ... Read more

by Josh Bergeron, Friday, September 22, 2017 2:24 pm