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Have you ever wanted to volunteer your time helping animals? Thursday, Feb. 18, at 5:30 p.m., Beaumont Animal Services will be holding an orientation for volunteer services. The meeting will be held at the Animal Services shelter at 1884 Pine St. Contact Beaumont Animal Services at (409) 838-3304 if you plan on attending to reserve class materials.

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University of Texas president Gregory Fenves announced Wednesday, Feb. 17, that he has decided on policies for University of Texas at Austin that would allow concealed handguns in UT classrooms.

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Full of love, laughter, and friendship. That’s how Lupe’s remembered.

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Early primary voting began Feb. 16, and voters have a lot to consider, but after deciding who to vote for in the election, voters need only find a polling location to exercise their constitutional right to choose their representatives.


By Kathie Platt

Special to The Examiner


Geralyn Lucas, 20-year cancer survivor, author, speaker and mom from New York City was wowed by Texas-style chivalry as she was ushered onto the stage during her recent speaking engagement at the Gift of Life Survivor Celebration at the MCM Eleganté on Thursday, Feb. 4. In fact, she described everything about her Southeast Texas experience as an immersion in charm, warmth and hospitality.