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Cassandra Jenkins, Author at Port Arthur News

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Boat races return to Neches RiverFest with renewed enthusiasm

PORT NECHES – The boats are back in the water. After taking a year off due to COVID-19 restrictions, Port Neches’ annual RiverFest extravaganza is ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:43 am

Entertainment

RiverFest Schedule: Organizers ready to bring the thrill back to Port Neches

PORT NECHES — Port Neches’ annual RiverFest is scheduled for April 28 to May 2, and after taking a one-year hiatus, the Mid County community ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:35 am

Local

Port Neches senior Graci Guilbeaux crowned in special pageant moment

PORT NECHES – “Preparing for the Miss Port Neches pageant, I told myself that I was going to enjoy it and be who I was. ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, April 24, 2021 12:33 am

Local

BRIGHT FUTURES — Sophomore Amari Bullard named Memorial High drum major

Amari Bullard, a sophomore at Woodrow Wilson Early College, is already accomplishing great feats at only 15 years old. The Port Arthur native’s recent proudest ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:20 am

Groves

Mid-County city managers caution residents ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Southeast Texas is preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Beta, and Mid-County city officials are addressing current concerns and sharing preparation advice with local ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Monday, September 21, 2020 12:28 pm

Local

Replacement or Demolition? City Council discusses fate of Tugboat Island

PORT NECHES — The Port Neches City Council received an email several months ago from an unknown individual showing interest in assisting with repairs to ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:14 am

Local

Port Neches amends budget for Hurricane Laura, other expenses

PORT NECHES — Southeast Texas cities dealt with not only one, but two major disasters this year. Throw in the TPC explosions late last year, ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:11 am

Groves

Groves sets tax rate, approves slight water & sewer rate hike

GROVES — The City of Groves approved a tax rate of 74.91 cents per $100 valued for the upcoming year at this week’s city council ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:10 am

Local

Memorial High cosmetology receives large donation of shampoo, shining serum & hairspray

Farouk Systems, Inc. and the City of Port Arthur teamed up to donate dozens of CHI Hair Care Products Thursday to the Port Arthur Independent ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Thursday, September 17, 2020 3:45 pm

Groves

Concerned citizen rails against mask order to PNGISD school board

PORT NECHES — When the Port Neches-Groves Independent School District opened its school board meeting for patron presentations this week, unmasked Charla Pate took the ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:19 am

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