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Good morning, morning glory! And aren’t they glorious indeed? These beautiful blooms last only a day, but what a treat for that day.

Wikipedia reminds us that “morning glory” is the common name for over 1,000 species of flowering plants in the family Convolvulaceae. That’s certainly a mouthful for those flowers that unravel into full bloom in the early morning and disappear later that day. The petals start to fade about the time their edges start to ravel.

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Gov. Greg Abbott

The gavel came down on the 84th Texas Legislature on Monday, June 1, as mandated by the state constitution. Gov. Greg Abbott has until June 21 to veto, sign or allow bills to become law without his signature. A few vetoes have already flowed from the governor’s pen, with others possible, but this is as good a time as any to evaluate the Legislature’s work as documented in this column since January.

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Contraband Bayou Hole 18

Someone once stated that a bad day of golf is better than a good day of work. Ask any golfer, novice to expert, and they will whole-heartedly agree. Though it’s not the easiest sport to play, golf is being played by more and more people whether it be man, woman, boy or girl.

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Teacher of the Year Yolanda Granger with Jack Carroll and Vernon Butler

Friday, May 29, the Beaumont Independent School District hosted its inaugural Teacher of the Year Gala at the MCM Eleganté, where 28 educators were given the royal

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Press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office:

A 47-year-old Kountze, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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