The News

Armani Collins and Narda Herrarte

The Ben Rogers/Lamar University/BISD “I Have A Dream” Program recently awarded nearly $25,000 in scholarships to 10 Beaumont ISD Class of 2015 graduates at a reception and luncheon at the BISD Administration Building.


Police officers in Orange arrested a resident of the city during a traffic stop June 21 after discovering the man had warrants, and finding crack cocaine and counterfeit currency in the man’s possession, reports the Orange Police Department.

Sarah Marie Blanton

Sarah Marie Blanton, resident of Houston Heights, is set to compete in Washington D.C. during the week of June 29 – July 3 for the title of Ms. United States 2015.

Harriet Tubman on the 10 dollar bill

By Mike Fuljenz, Special to The Examiner

The U.S. dollar is the world’s most widely used medium of exchange. And it will soon become a medium of change, as well.

It seems that activists pushing to have the portrait of a woman – an actual woman, not just a symbolic female figure – placed on the nation’s paper money have been successful.

In a press release June 17, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced that the new $10 note will feature a woman.