Kevin King's archive

As thrill seekers flock to spook houses this October for their fright fix, a local paranormal investigation team explores real haunted locations in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana.

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The feeling of fall is in the air, and with it comes pumpkins, falling leaves and little ones in costumes.

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Jerry Lin

Lamar University has honored Jerry Lin, professor of environmental engineering, as the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer for 2014. “Chasing Quicksilver: From an Emperor’s Tomb to the Global Environment” will be the topic of his lecture, sponsored by ExxonMobil, to be presented Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre. The Lamar University Faculty Senate will host the lecture, which is open to the public without charge.

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Newcomb Pottery can be considered some of the most significant American art pottery of the 20th century, with each piece critically acclaimed and highly coveted.

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Jake Rowley

When Jake Rowley began showing up to Nederland High School his freshman year dressed in pink and black outfits and white buck shoes, he said he received a variety of reactions from his peers.

“I looked like somebody straight out of the ’50s, and that kind of intrigued them to either make fun of me or try to get to know me,” Rowley said.

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