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After the conclusion of the program, many Aggie alumni came up to Texas A&M Univ
Task Force One conducts search and rescue operations in Orleans Parish, Louisian

John Sharp, chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, shared a wide range of topics and experiences, all Aggie related, on Wednesday, June 3, with members of the Beaumont Rotary Club at the MCM Eleganté Hotel and Conference Center.

Gary Weber
MCM Eleganté staff

Burt Lecher, president for Greater Houston Region Model A Restorers Club, showed off derby cars following a Hubley race Friday, June 12, at the MCM Eleganté Hotel. Daingerfield resident Gary Weber of the Tyler Model A Club took first place in the race.

Cory Crenshaw

According to a posted agenda for the Jefferson County Commissioners Court, the elected officials are set to appoint a new judge to fill a vacancy left in the County Court at Law No. 2 office with the passing of longtime public servant Judge Lupe Flores. Under regular business to be approved by the commissioners  Monday, June 22, the court will "consider filling the vacancy created in County Court at Law No. 2 ... with Mr. Cory Crenshaw, such appointment to become effective June 29, 2015.


On Monday, June 15, Galveston County officials issued a voluntary evacuation order for the Bolivar Peninsula. After withstanding high tides and strong wind gusts, Bolivar restaurants and retailers were open for business and ready for beachgoers by Wednesday, June 17.

Mayor Ames and Audwin Samuel

At a meeting of Beaumont’s Planning and Zoning commissioners held Monday, June 15, the group elected to deny a requested Specific Use Permit (SUP) to longtime Ward 3 city councilman Audwin Samuel, who has made arrangements to open a law office in the Oaks Historic District residential neighborhood with his so