The News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Ragwitek, the first allergen extract administered under the tongue (sublingually) to treat short ragweed pollen induced allergic rhinitis (hay fever), with or without conjunctivitis (eye inflammation), in adults 18 years through 65 years of age, on Thursday, April 17.

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Rick Lewandowksi, director of Shangri La, and Caleb Meadows, Granger Chevrolet

Al and Dean Granger of Granger Chevrolet have donat­ed a new high-efficiency elec­tric vehicle charging station to Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center.

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Mary Claire Benning, Janie Steinhagen, Mary Jane Benning

The Neches River Festival (NRF) has remained one of the most illustri­ous events in Beaumont since its incep­tion in the late 1940s.

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Dennis Ross Pierce (left) and Holly Rachel Williams

Two separate incidents in Orange resulted in two arrests for amphetamine possession, one involving illegal prescription pills and the other involving cocaine and crystal meth.

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Orange Police say they have identified a possible suspect in an armed robbery of an Orange residence that took place on April 13 at about 1:46 a.m. in the 3000 block of Byley Boulevard in Orange, a man who was arrested just minutes after police dispatch received the call reporting the robbery.

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