The News

A highly anticipated event on the crowded festival calendar arrives in Mid-County on March 15. The 43rd annual Nederland Heritage Festival welcomes 100,000 friends and neighbors through March 20 for an annual outpouring of fun, entertainment, crafts, carnival rides, and a delicious array of fair food.

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The Woodstock Music and Art Fair that took place Aug. 15-18, 1969, helped change music forever. More than 400,000 people flocked to a dairy farm in New York to see performances by Janis Joplin, Carlos Santana, Creedence Clear Water Revival, The Band, Joe Cocker, The Who, and who can forget Jimi Hendrix’s iconic rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner”?

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The Pinehurst Police Department is seeking the public's help in locating a vehicle that struck the Johnson's Mini Storage building located at 2400 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Pinehurst building on Wednesday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m.

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Police in Beaumont have arrested a man and woman accused of the burglary of a local business March 11.

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Jefferson County swearing-in

Jefferson County Sheriff Mitch Woods swore in six new deputies and promoted a veteran peace officer during a ceremony at the Jefferson County Jail on March 10.

Trent Ikner, Derrick Hill, Lester Reeves, Kenneth Harrell, Lim Nguyen and Todd Guidry were sworn in Thursday morning. Five of the new deputies serve as corrections officers at the jail, and one is a Reserve Deputy with the sheriff's office. All now hold the title Deputy Sheriff.

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