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Local

At Thomas Jefferson Middle School, success is every child learning

Port Arthur ISD’s sole point of failure in recently released, statewide accountability ratings is already a month into a sea change, with a largely new ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Friday, August 23, 2019 12:16 am

Columns

KEN STICKNEY — Sharing the house with ghosts

My flight from Houston on Tuesday was to deliver me home, which, no matter how far I roam or where I set up shop, remains ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 12:07 am

Local

Motiva, Flint Hills deal may be near – “Port Arthur facility is well-positioned for continued success”

HOUSTON — Motiva Enterprises and an affiliate of Flint Hills Resources announced Monday they have signed an agreement for Motiva to acquire a 100% ownership ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:13 am

Local

Fleet makeover: New buses will make old fossil fuels passé

Here’s some irony, residing deep in the heart of an historic oil refinery town: Port Arthur city government will transition to electric buses for public ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:16 am

Beaumont

‘Changing world’: Churches, non-profits invited to Beaumont security event

  State and regional entities are joining forces to help protect non-profits and faith-based organizations from acts of terror, they said this week. The Southeast ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:06 am

Local

Lamar State College Port Arthur eyes rise in student enrollment

Lamar State College Port Arthur President Betty Reynard says she expects the campus to show additional bustle this fall. That’s because enrollment should rise due ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Friday, August 16, 2019 12:13 am

Local

FAITH & FAMILY — United Board of Missions promoting “Festival of Tables” to fund local outreach

The United Board of Missions, back in its home base in Port Arthur after Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey flooding in 2017, is promoting a ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Friday, August 16, 2019 12:12 am

Local

Check out what’s holding up Hotel Sabine’s sale to Motiva

Motiva might’ve owned Port Arthur’s tallest edifice this week, if not for one, “towering” concern. A non-consent item on the City Council’s agenda Tuesday presented ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:15 am

Local

TCEQ imposes penalty on Oxbow for not meeting sulfur dioxide air quality standard

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has imposed a $39,000 penalty on Oxbow Calcining, 3901 Coke Dock Road, in Port Arthur for failing to comply ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:13 am

Local

Vendors, suppliers pack Motiva summit – “We are looking to drive others to invest here”

More than 600 vendors and suppliers answered Motiva’s “supplier summit” call Wednesday, a first, company-initiated meeting to boost links between the energy giant and local ... Read more

by Ken Stickney, Thursday, August 15, 2019 12:12 am

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