The News

Here he comes, Mr. Habitat! Habitat for Humanity of Jefferson County announced the contestants for the Mr. Habitat 2013 title. The competition is part of the organization’s 2013 Mr. Habitat: Heartthrob Fundraiser. The group met with media on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Goodfella’s Restaurant in Beaumont to introduce the contestants and discuss exciting upcoming events.

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Newspapers contain a wealth of history — chronicling war, tragedy and triumph. They capture a page of time, frozen for all to see.

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Valerie Fourtunia

A mother from Beaumont was honored for her sons’ tissue donations in the Christus Hospital – St. Elizabeth lobby Friday, Dec. 14, in Beaumont.

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The McFaddin-Ward House is hosting an evening of holiday cheer Dec. 20 — “Eggnog Thursday.” Join the fun and get into the holiday spirit with this chance to see the historic home with halls bedecked with festive decorations in celebration of Christmas. Tasty treats and delicious eggnog will be served in the visitor’s center of the museum, and attendees can take advantage of a self-guided tour. The community is invited to attend from 5 to 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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