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Courville’s welcomes the singer-songwriting duo of Shake Russell and Michael Hearne on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. The two have been playing music for more than 40 years yet only recently have they begun to play together. Hearne, a Dallas native, has had a long career not only solo, but also with his band South by Southwest and as a member of Michael Martin Murphy’s band back in the ’80s. He’s written songs for the likes of Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary P. Nunn and Johnny Rodriguez.

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Bud the dog

This is Bud. He’s around 1 year old and weighs 43 pounds. Come by and ask about No. 32316 at Beaumont Animal Care.

All animals are held at Beaumont Animal Services a minimum of 24 business hours before becoming available for adoption. Anyone interested in adopting an animal should fill out an adoption application at www.beaumonttexas.gov or pick up one at 1884 Pine St. Any rescues that would like to pull an animal, call (409) 838-3304.

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It’s a night of Music by the Stars in Vidor and local country music sensation Mark Chesnutt performs Friday, Feb. 16, at the Plaza Event Center in Vidor with doors opening at 6 p.m.

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Clays for Cardio Shoot-Out benefitting the Cardiovascular Foundation of Southeast Texas, postponed last fall due to Harvey, will take place Saturday, Feb. 24, at the 1-in-100 Gun Club (1228 FM 421) in Lumberton.

Registration begins at 2 p.m., and entry is $130 for a single shooter. The flight begins at 3 p.m. followed by kids activities and more at 3:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided by Courville’s at 5:30 p.m.

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It’s not too late to purchase tickets for the 16th annual Celebrate Families Luncheon hosted by the Family Services of Southeast Texas on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the MCM Eleganté from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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