The News

Announcements that BISD is re-opening the Adult Cosmetology program might have been premature now that the district has hit a snag in licensing the program to be administered through the Beaumont Independent School District Continuing Education department. The district’s original Adult Cosmetology program, held at the Taylor Career and Technology Center for more than a decade, was closed abruptly Sept. 13 after classes had already resumed for the fall semester.

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UPDATE: Police identify body

After an entire weekend of searching, police located the body of a man they say drove into the LNVA canal late Friday night, Oct. 12.

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Jefferson County Commissioners proclaimed Oct. 7-13 as National 4-H Week in Jefferson County during their regular meeting Monday, Oct. 8, at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Beaumont. Members of the 4-H Club Jefferson County Youth Council visited Commissioners Court to celebrate the event. 4-H spokesperson Lairen Calhoun addressed the council on behalf of the group.

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Carl R. Griffith & Associates announced its annual “Salute To Industry” has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 19, in the Pavilion at Ford Park. Gates will open at 6 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by area businesses to express support and appreciation for industries in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana.

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