The News

What a great name for this plant. It is indeed a “beautyberry.” More than 150 species of this knockout can be found. Some are small trees while some are medium to large shrubs. The fine folks of east and Southeast Asia enjoy the majority of the species of beautyberry. You can also find them in the wild in Australia, southeast North America and Central America.

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CORRECTION APPENDED

After almost 30 years of the same bus routes, Beaumont might be adding a few much-needed stops in portions of the city near you.

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Lamar University is joining Lamar State College – Orange Ron E. Lewis Library in The Big Read. Put together by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the program is aimed at promoting reading for the pleasure of reading.

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Vidor resident Dianne King said she was taking a break from the heat to enjoy a delicious Oak Farms “Dreamsicle” when she got a nasty surprise.

“I was eating a Dreamsicle, the last one in the box,” King said. “When I got it out of the package, I noticed the stick was broken. I ate the first few bites off the top and saw this round silver thing.”

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White Cain Walk on Main & Disability Walk Experience

Beaumont Area Council of the Blind and the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services will be sponsoring the White Cain Walk on Main & Disability Walk Experience on Monday, Oct. 15.

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