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MONIQUE BATSON — Port Neches, Groves communities soon to see new walking tracks

If you belong to any Port Neches or Groves social media group, you’ve heard at least 500 people ask, “When are they going to reopen ... Read more

MARY MEAUX — Fundraiser active boy, 6, who died in ATV crash; please obey rules of the road

A gofundme page has been setup for a 6-year-old boy who, on Saturday, was fatally struck by an ATV at Tyrrell Park in Beaumont. The ... Read more

JODY PERRICONE — Neighborhood Watch and active residents are doing their part

A neighborhood watch, also called a crime watch, is an organized group of civilians devoted to crime and vandalism prevention within a neighborhood. Every day, ... Read more

CARA GUSTAFSON — This Skilled Nurses Week, let’s provide long-term care with long-term support

In the last year, nurses across the country have faced a level of uncertainty they’ve never experienced before. When COVID-19 began to spread without warning, ... Read more

BOB WEST ON GOLF — Joe Gongora cashes in on his sixth hole in one

Aces are nothing new for Joe Gongora of Port Arthur but the one he made last Wednesday at Babe Zaharias carried multiple rewards beyond the ... Read more

CHRIS MOORE — Jason Lovejoy’s choice to pursue happiness is admirable

It seems so obvious to tell someone to do what they love. We often tell children to find something they enjoy doing and make a ... Read more

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time is now for Texas to fund more mental health support

May is Mental Health Month. By urging my public officials to prioritize suicide prevention, mental health and crisis care, I am hoping to influence collective ... Read more

ASK A COP: Do you have to get out of the car when a police officer asks?

Martin from Port Arthur asks:  The other day my buddy was stopped by the police. I was a passenger in the car. No sure why, but the cop ... Read more

CULINARY THRILL SEEKING Scotland sends their best … and what to eat on a date

I know I’m not the only one who knows a fair amount about Scotland from Tiger Beat features on the Bay City Rollers. Mom made ... Read more

STEPHEN HEMELT — Real work begins now that voters approved parks upgrade

Port Arthur’s voting turnout last weekend did more than provide local government with a vote of confidence. In pretty clear fashion (77.8 percent of the ... Read more

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