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Stephen Hemelt, Author at Port Arthur News

BREAKING NEWS

Free COVID-19 testing next week in Nederland. Get the details.

NEDERLAND — Free COVID-19 testing is taking place next week in Nederland. The event is open for the general public, not just residents of Nederland, ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Friday, August 14, 2020 9:27 am

Columns

STEPHEN HEMELT — Even good parents are susceptible to Forgotten Baby Syndrome

Four Texas children between 2 and 4 years old have died this year in hot-car deaths, according to kidsandcars.com. The advocacy agency focuses attention on ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:04 am

Groves

Temple outreach efforts reaching locals through COVID-19 struggles

United Methodist Temple in Port Arthur has earned a growing reputation for local outreach, especially construction projects for community members in need. Those “clients” don’t ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:29 am

Columns

STEPHEN HEMELT — PNG grads Stephanie Barron, Britney Brevell talk medical school goals 

It was a pleasure this week speaking with recent Port Neches-Groves High School graduates Stephanie Barron and Britney Brevell. The all-stars are preparing to begin ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:28 am

Local

Nederland leaders eye contractor for COVID-19 testing

NEDERLAND — City Manager Chris Duque was blunt in his assessment of the coronavirus impact in Nederland when speaking this week to city council members. ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Friday, July 31, 2020 12:12 am

Local

Millions in road work proceeding in Nederland

NEDERLAND — City council members approved a nearly $230,000 parking lot improvement project at Nederland’s Homer E. Nagel Public Safety Complex, home of the police ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:20 am

Local

VIDEO: Gunmen shoot at PA house; resident unsure of motive

Imagine sitting in your home surrounded by those close to you when gunshots aimed at your house suddenly ring out. Add the fact the shooting ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:56 am

Local

VIDEO: PAPD still seeking ID’s of truck yard burglars

The nature of the black-and-white surveillance video presented to investigators has limited what is known about a pair of Port Arthur burglars who recently victimized ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:15 am

Local

St. Paul United Methodist members demonstrating faith over fear with COVID-19 facemasks

The community members at St. Paul United Methodist Church are having none of the “fear” associated with COVID-19, instead focusing their efforts on “faith.” That’s ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 12:21 am

Columns

STEPHEN HEMELT — NFL legends, a globe-trotting adventurer & musical aficionados in latest Greater PA The Magazine

I was lucky to share in this space last week about my interactions with longtime Port Arthur high school band director Artemus W. Hancock Sr., ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:35 am

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