The News

Kiera Simone Levine

A Louisiana woman was arrested March 1 after an officer in Orange discovered more than a pound of cocaine in a duffle bag near her wrecked vehicle, reports the Orange Police Department.

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Aaron Rose

Out of more than one million student applicants, Aaron D. Rose, a senior at Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, has been named as one of the finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program, reports the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Consolidated Independent School District.

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Orange Police are currently searching for a male and female who robbed a convenience store there on Monday evening, March 2, reports the Orange Police Department.

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On Saturday, March 7, 2014 from 7:30a.m. to 2 p.m., the 6th Annual Gusher Marathon will begin and end at the Lamar University Montagne Center. The course circles Lamar University and proceeds along MLK Parkway to College St and also winds through downtown Beaumont.

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On March 1, at 1:45 a.m. the Port Arthur Police Department responded to a report of a drive by shooting. Officers arrived and learned that there were occupants inside the residence but none were injured despite several rounds penetrating multiple walls of the residence. Occupants of the residence were all inside when the shooting began and were able to give a limited description of the suspect vehicle involved. The incident is currently being investigated. 

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