Category Archives: Beyond the County
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today graduated five troopers and canines from an eight-week training program. These canine teams will join 39 other DPS teams stationed throughout Texas, including six explosives-detection teams stationed in Austin. “The DPS canine
More than 135 acres of prairie wetland habitat have been restored near Houston with a new method that may help additional acreages be recovered, according to experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The prairie wetlands at Sheldon Lake
Defendants James M. Lout (Mayor of Jasper), Capt. Gerald Hall, former dispatcher Lindsey Davenport, former officer Ricky Grissom, former officer Ryan Cunningham and the City of Jasper, Texas have agreed to settle a civil rights lawsuit with Plaintiff Ms. Keyarika Diggles for $75,000.00.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a hit and run crash that occurred between the hours of 2:30 and 3:00 am Sunday morning just north of Jasper. Troopers in Jasper county responded to a report of the accident on
Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) officials announced at a press conference today that Texas is the first state in the country to begin a paperless vehicle title system. The system known as webDEALER creates electronic vehicle titles, or eTitles,
Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown, on the Lamar University campus, will celebrate Yount-Lee Equestrian Day on Nov. 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with a day dedicated to learning about different breeds of horses. “The Younts became famous in both Texas and
Texas Public Policy Action today announced Liberty Jobs, a jobs bank connecting liberty-minded employers with job seekers. Located on TPPA’s website, Liberty Jobs is a resource for employers to place their job opening directly to their target audience. For job seekers it
Dinosaur Day, the Texas Energy Museum’s annual outdoor program of hands-on activities about dinosaurs and fossils, will be held on the grounds of the Museum in downtown Beaumont on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The free educational program
With a nod to the ghost of Dickens past and an eye towards the future, the 40th anniversary of Galveston’s world famous Victorian holiday festival returns to Galveston Island December 6-8 with an additional day and a host of new events and activities.
Arlene Coleman doesn’t run a babysitting agency. The World of Color Childhood Development Center is different from most daycare centers for a couple of reasons. To accommodate the needs of most working parents, she is open from 6 a.m. until
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added David Martinez Maldonado, 54, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Maldonado
Orangefield Bobcats 30, Jasper 22 Bridge City Cardinals 13, Vidor Pirates 54 Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears 20, Silsbee Tigers 34 West Orange-Stark Mustang 28, Port Neches-Groves Indians 37 Scores around the area: Central 14, West Brook 33 Ozen 0, Port
ORANGE COUNTY FOOTBALL SCORES Orangefield Bobcats 22, East Chambers 21 Bridge City Cardinals 20, Newton 44 Vidor Pirates 28, Santa Fe 19 West Orange-Stark 21, Little Cypress-Mauriceville 3 PREP FOOTBALL SCORES STATEWIDE Texas Class 3A: Argyle 38, Abilene Wylie
While the American press often covers contributions made by our community’s working men and women, this Labor Day I’d like to praise the efforts of a particular group that sometimes goes unnoticed—the construction industry’s craft professionals. Labor Day typically signals