Jefferson County Tax Assessor-Collector Allison Nathan Getz was presented with her certification as a professional county collector at the 81st Annual Tax Assessor-Collector's Association Conference last month.

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A one-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 sent five to the hospital Saturday evening.

At approximately 5:25 p.m. Saturday, July 4, a 2008 Pontiac passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on Interstate 10 when the driver lost control near mile marker 836 in Jefferson County after possibly falling asleep at the wheel, Trooper Stephanie Davis said in a release. The vehicle rolled over several times before coming to rest. 

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Monica Harn and Bill Harn

The Lamar University Foundation has announced an endowed scholarship has been established for the College of Fine Arts and Communication. The Monica and William Harn Scholarship in Speech and Hearing will provide funding for outstanding students to further their studies at Lamar University.

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Allison Williams

Allison Williams joined the Lamar University recreational sports family in June to serve as the coordinator of the Lamar cheer squad. Williams previously served as the head cheer coach for Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and head cheer coach for Arkansas Tech in Russellville, Arkansas.

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Audwin Samuel's Samuel & Son Law Firm is at 2226 Hazel St., Beaumont.

Beaumont Ward 3 City Councilman Audwin Samuel’s battle for a specific use permit (SUP) to run his law office out of a residence in the Oaks Historic District is seemingly over after the Beaumont City Council unanimously denied his request for the permit and a new public hearing.

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