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Stephen Hemelt, Author at Port Arthur News

Columns

STEPHEN HEMELT — Know a military serviceperson from Nederland? Honor them on Boston Avenue

The plan is to honor as many as 50 United States military men and women with ties to Nederland along the Mid-County city’s most iconic ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:33 am

Entertainment

Check out Nederland’s expanded library hours, public resource access

NEDERLAND — Checking out a book or accessing one of Marion and Ed Hughes Public Library’s many resources is about to get a whole lot ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 12:19 am

Local

Dad: As van was on fire, all anyone did was record flames on their cellphones

Willie Bryant dropped off his girlfriend at work Friday morning in Lumberton before heading to Port Arthur to handle family business. He planned to get ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:19 am

Business

Nederland EDC approved to move forward with Boston Avenue purchase, renovation project

NEDERLAND — The Nederland Economic Development Corporation received contested approval to continue with plans to spend $230,000 to acquire locations at 1215 and 1217 Boston ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:16 am

Business

BRIGHT FUTURES — Memorial High entrepreneurs create online apparel stores

When it comes to her students at Memorial High School, Cheryl Beasley is all about the soft skills. Her passion is obvious, and that works ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:40 am

Columns

STEPHEN HEMELT — Attitude, preparation needed for student & teacher sanity

Way back in September, Port Arthur Newsmedia caught up with Helena Park Elementary Principal Charlotte Junot as she was welcoming students to school on the ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:37 am

Local

Port Neches business leaders, residents display resilience in face of storm

PORT NECHES — Experiencing COVID as a business owner taught Jaclyn Vice to be more resilient. “If this is just two days of a freeze, ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Thursday, February 18, 2021 12:17 am

Local

INSIDE LOOK as Nederland businesses, services & educators battle more than chills following freeze

NEDERLAND — Janna Bartz opened her own coffee shop — The Golden Cup — in February of 2020 on Boston Avenue in Nederland. She’s already ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 1:46 pm

Local

SETX residents wake up Monday morning to snow; residents asked not to travel

Predictions of freezing rain and snow falling across Southeast Texas came true this week. Residents across Port Arthur and Mid-County woke up Monday morning to ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Monday, February 15, 2021 5:10 am

Local

Nederland updates city’s golf cart operation ordinance; see the details

NEDERLAND — You must have a license plate on your golf cart to legally operate it on city streets in Nederland. The city council voted ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, February 13, 2021 12:35 am

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