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The Lumberton Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be holding a Drug Take Back Day Oct. 24-28. During the week, the department will be accepting drop offs between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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LCM CISD is planning to resume full day classes for elementary students starting Monday, Oct. 30, the district announced in a Facebook post Oct. 23.

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The Nederland Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Trunk-R-Treat will be Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Boston Avenue from 15th Street to just past the windmill museum.

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A 21-year-old Houston woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced Oct. 19.

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Earl Glenn Wright Jr.

Thursday, Oct. 19, at about 9:58 p.m., Pinehurst Police Officer J. Lockett was on patrol in the 3300 block of West Park Avenue in Pinehurst, the Pinehurst Police Department said in a release, when he observed a gray Jeep traveling westbound on Park Avenue. The driver failed to use a turn signal, he said. Officer Lockett attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the driver accelerated in an apparent attempt to elude him. Officer Lockett was advised by dispatch that the vehicle was reported stolen in Beaumont.

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