Big slot reds like this one are being caught under the birds on Sabine Lake.

Good catches of reds and flounder continue to make a whole lot of anglers happy on Sabine Lake. Reds are busting the surface under the birds, trout are beginning to show up under flocks of gulls, and flounder are excellent on the upper end of the lake along the shorelines in 1 to 3 feet of water.


This week, Crime Stoppers needs your help in locating five fugitives wanted for drug charges.

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting potentially dangerous dope dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes each week in High Five.

“Crime Stoppers and The Examiner are teaming up to fight the drug problem in Southeast Texas,” Beaumont Police Officer Carol Riley of Crime Stoppers said.


Ladies from Beaumont attended the National Council of Negro Women’s 57th National Convention in Washington, D.C., in October.

Mary McCloud Bethune founded the organization in 1935.


Beautiful weather is predicted for Lamar University’s “Rolling Out the Red” Homecoming 2016, which takes place this Saturday, Oct. 29.

The 2016 Homecoming Parade kicks off a fun day of music, tailgating, family activities and Cardinal football.

Summer Lydick

Jack Brooks Regional Airport unveiled three new paintings Thursday, Oct. 27, that feature Janis Joplin, George Jones, Bubba Smith, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Tex Ritter and Bum Phillips — what the city of Beaumont calls “homegrown luminaries.”

Local artist Summer Lydick, commissioned to create large portraits of famous Southeast Texans, has been working on the project over the last few months.