The News

According to a news release from the Orange Police Department (OPD), a man and a woman were arrested as the result of a search warrant executed at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. Police report officers with the OPD Narcotic Division along with members of the Orange County Area Law Enforcement SWAT Team found 22 individual bags of marijuana, packaged for sale, and assorted paraphernalia when they searched the residence at 111 Pine Ave. Apt. 555 in Orange.

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Four Beaumont police officers and another man were hospitalized Thursday, Jan. 17, after a routine traffic stop turned ugly at the intersection of College Street and Martin Luther King Parkway in Beaumont.

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Lamar University is proudly announcing a special guest appearance from Gateway Brass, the brass ensemble of the United States Air Force’s Band of the West, which will present a free public concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the Music Building on the campus of Lamar University. The ensemble plays a wide variety of brass music, from blues and jazz, to pop tunes and military music.

The concert is being organized by Brian Shook, assistant professor of music and trumpet/brass specialist at Lamar.

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After shooting his mother four times in the head, Adam Lanza, 20, killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., before shooting himself. One of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history, the tragedy Dec. 14, 2012, horrified a nation. But it did more than that.

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