The News

The United Christian Care Center at 293 Wilson Street in Vidor is giving away school supplies for qualifying children going to VISD schools in the upcoming year. Supplies for children from Pre-K through 6th grades will be distributed from 9 a.m. until Noon from Aug. 6 through Aug. 8.

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Jeffrey Daily (left) and Harry Songe

Thursday evening, July 18, at about 8:20 p.m., the Beaumont Police Department 911 communications center received a burglar alarm from Beaumont Tractor at 4430 College St. The alarm company was monitoring live-feed video surveillance of the property that showed two men prowling the fenced lot. Patrol officers quickly responded, set up a perimeter and captured two men who were attempting to steal equipment, according to a BPD press release.

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Ivy Gene Donaghue

The Hardin County Top Five Most Wanted for the week of July 22 are as follows (name, age, charge, last known address):

James Dewayne Carter, 39, Forgery, 8882 Harvard Drive, Lumberton

Christopher Aaron Venn, 24, Felony Theft and Assault, 5980 Wheeler Road, Lumberton

Bradley Wayne Collier, 30, Felony Theft, 6990 Old Honey Island Road, Kountze

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Robert Wyatt Walter

Police arrested one man in Orange on Thursday night, July 18, who witnesses say murdered his stepfather.

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David Muir

A few Beaumont locals were surprised to see a familiar face at The Cafe, formerly Quality Cafe, as they ate lunch Thursday, July 18. 

The Examiner spoke with the owners of the cafe, who confirmed 20/20 Co-anchor David Muir was eating with colleagues from ABC news. 

The owner of The Cafe said she was inquisitive as to why their crew was there, but they refused to say. 

Other sources confirmed the crew was at the Federal Courthouse downtown, but could not comment as to why the crew was there or what story was in the works. 

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