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ASK A COP — Memorial Day sacrifices will always be remembered

From the desk of Chief of Police Tim Duriso: As this nation celebrates Memorial Day, all the hard working employees of the Port Arthur Police ... Read more

21 hours ago by PA News.

STEPHEN HEMELT — Enjoy our community’s best in Greater Port Arthur The Magazine

The first time I heard of Hattie Marie’s Texas Style BBQ and Cajun Kitchen was in early February. Darragh Doiron, a self-described Port Arthur area ... Read more

4 days ago by Stephen Hemelt.

ALEXANDRA JOHNSTON — How we keep our dogs outside is a community safety issue in Texas

We all know someone who has been bitten by a dog at some point in our lives. These incidents affect hundreds, if not thousands of ... Read more

4 days ago by PA News.

OUT IN THE YARD — Plants that repel bugs and protect our hard work

In March, seeds were carefully planted, watered, fertilized and cared for. In April, we watched as those plants grew beautiful and green with fruit that ... Read more

4 days ago by PA News.

KATHIE DEASY — Remembering loved ones on Memorial Day

On this day, I honor my nephew, Joe Ray, and cousin, Dennis Hanon, and more … for their service to our country. They both passed through ... Read more

4 days ago by PA News.

I.C. MURRELL — One voice for, against reopening does not fit all

Port Arthur Mayor Thurman Bartie’s concerns about reopening the economy have been well documented. Certainly, he’s not alone in the school of thought that stresses ... Read more

5 days ago by I.C. Murrell.

HEALTHY LIVING — Getting into the swim of things safely

Here in southeast Texas, we are fortunate to be surrounded by water: lakes, ponds, rivers, bayous, beaches and, of course, pools. When the weather turns ... Read more

5 days ago by Jody Holton.

MOVIE GUY — Gifted comics Nanjiani, Rae save ‘Lovebirds’

I was looking forward to watching The Lovebirds when it premiered at this year’s South-by-Southwest film festival. Alas, SXSW2020 was cancelled, leaving the film to ... Read more

5 days ago by Sean McBride.

OUT IN THE YARD — Plants that repel bugs and protect our hard work

In March, seeds were carefully planted, watered, fertilized and cared for. In April, we watched as those plants grew beautiful and green with fruit that ... Read more

5 days ago by PA News.

MARY MEAUX — Happy birthday, John ‘Bet-a-Million’ Gates

The Museum of the Gulf Coast recently alerted me via a Facebook post to the birthday of one of Port Arthur’s more colorful characters —industrialist ... Read more

6 days ago by Mary Meaux.

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