Dominique Edwards

After beating Nicholls State 67-62 at home to begin Southland Conference play, the Lady Cardinals basketball team traveled to New Orleans on Jan. 5 and defeated New Orleans 64-54 to improve to 5-8 overall and more importantly, 2-0 in league play.

“Any win is a good win, especially on the road,” Lamar coach Robin Harmony said. “We are working hard on defense, and it’s paying off.”

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The Houston Boat Sport and Travel show has once again delivered the latest in boats and motors. It continues through Sunday, Jan. 11. While there last weekend, I got a good look at the all new Evinrude E-TEC G2, and I also checked the array of boats that Texas Marine had on display.

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Kate Robards performs her play Mandarin Orange, a charming recount of growing up

San Francisco theatrical producer Kate Robards will be performing a one-woman tale of her juicy journey from her hometown of Orange, Texas, to Shanghai, China in the cleverly named production Mandarin Orange on Friday, Jan.

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Into the woods
Big eyes

The awards season is officially underway, and anticipation will begin in earnest after the winners are announced at the Golden Globe ceremony this Sunday. This event sponsored by the Hollywood Foreign Press has never been a huge indicator of whom Oscar will favor, but because it splits the film categories into “Drama” and “Comedy or Musical” there are twice as many winners, and that offers much more exposure for top competitors.

‘Into the Woods’

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James Brown’s Gumbo House and Grill has been making a name for itself throughout Southeast Texas for nearly two years by serving up not only scrumptious soups and gumbo, but also chicken fried steaks, burgers, sandwiches, and fried seafood with Cajun flair.

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