Photo courtesy of BISD

Beaumont ISD named its 2016-2017 Teachers of the Year at the Celebration of Excellence Gala held May 13. Dishman Elementary School Teacher Wanda Brooks was named the 2016-2017 BISD Elementary Division Teacher of the Year, and Vincent Middle School Teacher Melissa Chapman was named the 2016-2017 BISD Secondary Division Teacher of the Year.

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The Outdoor Association of Texas Heroes (OATH) will host its inaugural Memorial Day Bash on Sunday, May 29, at Kountze High School (1488 FM 1293 Road) from noon – 10 p.m. There will be barbecue cooked up by the Kicked Back Cookers BBQ Team, as well as cotton candy, snow cones, face painting, a dunking booth, a petting zoo, a washers tournament, a horseshoes tournament, live music from Pat Overstreet, Back Creek Band and Chad Stone, plus much more.

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My name is Paul. I’m around 2-3 years young and I weigh 26 pounds. I am very sweet and very playful, so I need someone to play with me! I love running around in the yard and playing with toys. I’m good on a leash and sure would love to go on walks with you by my side. I also like to play with other dogs but like to be introduced slowly and get to know them with you by my side. If you are interested in adopting me, please come down to BAS and meet me. If you call for information, reference system No. 25340.

 

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Ron Perlman in Hellboy

When asked about planning for Memorial Day Weekend, some say the beach, the lake or barbeque cookouts. All good options, but what about something a little different this year?

Houston’s homegrown Space City Comic Con returns this weekend beginning Friday, May 27, and running through Sunday, May 29, at the NRG Center. It includes gaming, exhibitors plus a plethora of writers, cosplayers, comic writers, voice actors, pro wrestlers and, of course, plenty of famous folk. It’s a pop-culture expo for fans of comics, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, literature and art.

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Q. I gave proper notice to end my lease and started moving out a week before it ended. I moved almost all of my belongings into my new apartment and was living there, but I accidently left a jewelry box in my former apartment. When I went back to retrieve it, it was gone. I still had my key and three days remaining on my lease. Is my landlord responsible for the theft?

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