The News

Amber Woods, Spindletop Center director of Crisis Services, shares anxiety disor

Spindletop Center provided Mental Health First Aid training for Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Beaumont Police Department and Lumberton Police Department officers Wednesday, May 24, at the BPD training room.

Approximately 24 police officers participated in the training, part of an ongoing effort to bridge the gap between mental health providers and law enforcement and concentrate the expertise of both to best treat individuals with mental health problems.

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On June 5 at about 9:00 a.m., the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a local hospital in reference to a patient arriving at the hospital that had been shot.

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The Richard Industrial Group (RIG) Foundation donated a total of $10,000 to two local nonprofits in separate check presentations held Thursday, June 1, and Monday, June 5. The foundation donated $2,000 to the 100 Club of Southeast Texas on Thursday and $8,000 to Adaptive Sports for Kids (ASK) on Monday. The funds were raised by the company’s 12th annual bass tournament, which was held Saturday, April 8, at Toledo Bend.

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Dennis Reeves

A temporary restraining order has been granted to the family of Dennis Reeves, the Kirbyville High School principal found dead of a gunshot wound on the school’s campus May 23 with his foot on the brake pedal of his still running truck. Reeves’ family is seeking the court’s intervention to prevent the destruction of evidence they allege could shed light on what transpired in the time leading up to the death, according to court documents.

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Mary Anne Stedman Howell

Mary Anne Stedman Howell, 97, passed away peacefully Monday, June 5, 2017, in the serenity of her home, leaving behind her loving family who adored her so.

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