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David Emmanuelle

When Barbara Ann Cooper was pregnant with her two-year-old daughter, David Emmanuelle, doctors told her things did not look good for the baby. They listed a host of potential diagnoses, from Down’s syndrome to heart disease. Barbara was told it was likely her daughter would be stillborn. But she never gave up. Even when she could feel her child trembling inside her womb, she refused to believe all was lost.

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Quave

A Silsbee woman and former vice president of Silsbee High School’s Operation Graduation is facing serious accusations that she mishandled thousands in Operation Graduation money.

But an Examiner investigation has revealed this isn’t the first time Michelle Gore Quave, 40, has been under the law’s microscope for financial-related crimes.

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When an automatic pay raise provision was somehow inserted into new BISD superintendent Timothy Chargois’ employment contract in May 2012, it came as a shock to at least two sitting Beaumont Independent School District Board of Trustees members.

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A woman claiming to be someone else was arrested for marijuana possession and failure to identify after police say they caught her behind a Vidor business collecting copper wire.

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A report of a reckless driver in Vidor led police to the arrest of a man they believe to be responsible for damaging a pole at a railroad crossing there.

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