The News

Reaud Honors College

Lamar University’s Reaud Honors College will host the annual Great Plains Honors Council (GPHC) conference March 31 to April 2 in the new Wayne A. Reaud Building. The college confirms 440 participants from 45 different educational institutions across six states will gather at the university.

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The House Select Committee on Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, which I chair, held its first hearing on Monday, March 13.

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Ducks Unlimited announced the winners of the 2017 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards during the 82nd North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference held in Spokane, Washington. This year’s recipient in the local/private citizen category is Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick.

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Hear ye, Hear ye

Joe E. Broussard has been crowned the 69th King of the Neches River Festival.

King Joe was born and raised in Beaumont and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Forest Park High School in 1980; and the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Accounting in 1984.

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The Better Business Bureau serving Southeast Texas and Armor Shred are providing free shredding services on Saturday, April 22 at Parkdale Mall from 8 a.m.

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