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Ken Stickney, Author at Port Arthur News

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Seeking Harry Choates: 68 years after his death, the Port Arthur musician and his hit song remain elusive

Ninety years after the Breaux Brothers recorded “Ma Blonde est Partie” in Atlanta, Cajun musicians still embrace myriad versions spawned by that same song into what’s ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Friday, October 4, 2019 12:10 am

Local

PHOTOS — Downtown building gets new look, purpose

Workers continue to dismantle aluminum work Tuesday on the exterior of the former Port Arthur News building on Fourth Street. The building is being renovated ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:20 am

Local

What’s next?: Lakeview neighbors invited to discuss pool, park area upgrades

Lakeview neighborhood residents will get their chance to weigh in what they’d like to see as features in their neighborhood park. Chandra Alpough, Port Arthur’s ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:14 am

Columns

KEN STICKNEY — Port of energy, port of memories

My single most “Why I love Port Arthur” moment might’ve come short weeks ago, when I swung my weather-beaten Toyota Corolla left onto Austin Avenue ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:05 am

Beaumont

Gas prices dip below 2 dollars

At least three Mid or South County gas stations dipped below the $2 per gallon mark for unleaded regular gas Monday, reflecting decreasing prices in ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:13 am

Local

PHOTOS — Still work to do at Good Shepherd Moravian Church

Alfredo Kithler holds an ax by a drainage ditch at Good Shepherd Moravian Church in Port Arthur. Wilmer Carrillo also works on the ditch. In ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 12:07 am

Local

Stand up, be counted: Port Arthur hopes for accurate census

Port Arthur city officials and community leaders met this week with a Census Bureau specialist to learn more about maximizing the city’s official population count ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Saturday, August 31, 2019 12:15 am

Local

Biggest fan?: Joplin’s life and legacy enchant Houston man

David Tyrrell Steinberg, 39, was a boy when he moved to Texas in 1991 and he can’t remember exactly how it was that he became ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Saturday, August 31, 2019 12:14 am

Local

FAITH AND FAMILY — Global neighbors: Rotary service effort left indelible memories

Rotary International couldn’t solve all of Guatemala’s problems during a recent trip to Central America. But the 60 Rotarians, most of them Texans, who traveled ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Friday, August 30, 2019 12:25 am

Local

Point in Time: Initial effort launched to count Port Arthur homeless

Port Arthur was to make an initial pass Thursday at counting its homeless population in preparation for the 2020 Census count. The Austin-based Texas Homeless ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:26 am

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