This goat’s head dates back between 2000 and 2500 years, according to Texas Arch
The sculptor cut a slit in the back of the hollow artifact in order to prevent t

A 12-year-old girl follows her father’s tractor as he tills the soil at their family farm. Running and playing gleefully behind as he plows, something fascinating protruding from the overturned earth catches her eye. She picks it up and shows it to her father – it’s a small ceramic goat’s head. He takes one look at it and decides his daughter can keep the animal likeness with her collection of toys, a cute little goat ornament she can put on a shelf among other prized knickknacks. 

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At a recent meeting, I was asked to put together a presentation on my favorite Android apps. While all of the people present had a smart phone of some type, about three quarters of those present had some form of Android phone, while about one-fourth had an iPhone of some type. What brought about this request was a discussion that we were having, and using selected apps on my phone, I was able to come up with answers and resolve problems faster than anyone else present.

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Q. Due to the heavy rain in recent weeks, one of my healthy oak trees fell over onto the driveway of our neighbor, damaging his two vehicles parked in the driveway. Am I liable for the repair costs to his cars?

A. If the trees were healthy and blew over as an act of God, you have no liability. For you to be liable, it is necessary to show that you were “negligent” in caring for your trees, and that negligence is why they fell. You are not legally responsible simply because you are the owner of the property and the trees.

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Nearly 400 participants turned out for the 2015 Calder Twilight 5K on Friday, June 12, hosted by the City of Beaumont and the Sea Rim Striders. The walk/run started at 7 p.m. at the starting line, located at the intersection of 10th Street and Calder Avenue, meandering through Historic Old Town, down Calder Avenue and back again, returning to the finish line where the 5K began.

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From the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce:

BEAUMONT, TX-  On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, Governor Abbott signed Senate Bill 900. The Texas windstorm insurance reform bill creates a new funding structure, which will provide better insurance rates to consumers throughout the 14 coastal counties in Texas. SB 900 also changes the makeup of the Texas Insurance Board to give coastal counties better representation.    

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