The News

The last time Zechariah Turk made the news was last year when he saved a young family from drowning after their sailboat overturned in rough waters off Crystal Beach. This time he’s making headlines for another reason - Zech is a recipient of a Texas Crab Festival Charities educational assistance scholarship.

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These days it is pretty normal for a man to kiss a woman on the second or third date, but in 1949, Arthur Champagne kissed his wife for the first time on the very day he proposed to her – after she said yes of course.

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Beaumont police are searching for this man who they say committed a burglary of a habitation in the 5000 block of Tupelo Street on Jan. 27, according to a post on the department Facebook page on Feb. 10.

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On Feb. 11 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle crash on Highway 87 in Newton County, TxDPS Sgt. Stephanie Davis said in a release. The crash occurred just south of Bleakwood.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville boys powerlifting took first place with a total of 60 points at the Bear Invitational Meet on Feb. 9.

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