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LU students Tracie Van Law, Sydney Haygood, Nathan Crump and Eyenkebi Itima rehe

Lamar University’s Department of Theatre and Dance opens the 2015-16 season with the fast-paced whodunit, “The 39 Steps,” on Sept. 24-27 in the Studio Theatre. Adapted by Patrick Barlow from Alfred Hitchcock’s film, this Tony-Award winning play mixes Hitchcock’s cinematic masterpiece with a juicy spy novel and adds a dash of Monty Python.

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The High Street Gallery will show a collection of “tableau vivants” by makeup artists Tack Somers and Amanda Potts on Friday, Sept. 25, from 7-8 p.m. at the Victoria House (2110 Victoria) in Beaumont.

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Warren and Pam Adams standing in the doorway of FantaSea BBQ and Grill  on the B

Perhaps you have read one or more variations of this little writing that has come to mean a lot to me and to several of my friends. There are several that claim to be the original author, and I honestly do not have any way of proving the truth, but that doesn’t diminish the greater good of the thought.

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Kevin Sorbo

The 2015 Hope Women’s Resource Clinic annual gala is set to take place Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 3950 Walden Road, in Beaumont. Tickets start at $100. The gala features guest speaker Kevin Sorbo, as well as an auction, entertainment and food. Proceeds benefit Hope Women’s Resource Clinic in Beaumont.

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Kenny Vaughan reports that his crew, consisting of Faith, Grace, Kennedy and Sno

Last Saturday’s teal season opener was about the best many hunters had seen in years. Based on field reports that I’ve heard, lots of teal began showing up about a week prior to the opener on flooded crawfish ponds and rice fields west of Beaumont and on over toward Winnie.

Kenney Vaughan and his kids hunted on a flooded field near China for the opener, and they had plenty of birds coming to the decoys.

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