A worker who fell 25 feet from the Rainbow Bridge was not seriously injured, Orange County Sheriff Capt. Dennis Marlow said.

"Essentially, he unhooked his harness and slipped," Marlow said. "He fell about 25 feet. He was sore but they took him to the hospital just to be checked out."

"By the time our deputy got out there, they were already transporting him to be checked out," he said.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD is the District being recognized by the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce as their Student and Employee of the Month for February, LCM CISD Community Relations Coordinator Sherry Combs said in a release Feb. 28.

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This morning around 9:50 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies stopped a traffic violator on I-10 west bound near Major Drive, Capt. Crystal Holmes said in a release. The vehicle was a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe SUV, driven by a Hispanic male from the valley.

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Lamar University hosts Angela Blanchard, president and CEO of Neighborhood Centers, Inc., March 2 in a day that includes two free public lectures and a presentation at a Women and Philanthropy luncheon. Women and Philanthropy promotes philanthropic education, leadership and advocacy by empowering women to be active participants in the giving process.

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On Feb. 28, just before 7:30 a.m., Beaumont Fire Rescue units responded to a reported structure fire at 690 Adams Street, Capt. Brad Penisson reported.

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