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Sam Monroe

 

Dr. W. Sam Monroe, who has been a part of Lamar State College-Port Arthur for 49 years including serving as president for the past 39, has announced he will retire effective Aug. 31, 2014.

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Orange County Water Control & Improvement District No. 1 has issued a boil water notice in the area south of I-10, west of N. Main (Highway 105), and north of W. Railroad in Vidor, according to a public notice released by the district Dec. 11.

A repair will require all affected residents on the district’s system to observe a boil water notice, the district said in the notice.

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A Hampshire-Fannett high school student was arrested and charged with issuing a terrorist threat for writing what police believe to have been a “hit list” containing the names of fellow students.

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The Orange Police Department is investigating a series of gas thefts that the victim believes cost the convenience store close to $4000 and almost 1000 gallons of diesel fuel.

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