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The Cobb family stops at Community Christian School on their ‘JuCan’ Walk across

It’s the walk of a lifetime- trekking thousands of miles in memory of a child lost to an illness at just 8 years old. 

The journey began in August, with the remaining family members making several stops along the 14-state route through some 200 cities, including Beaumont and Orange, as part of a campaign to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research. 

Wayman Triana caught this 13.05-pound bass Saturday, March 7, on Sam Rayburn. He

This past Saturday was the time to be on the water and in the hunt for heavyweight largemouth bass. Not one but three 13-pound-plus bass were caught and entered into the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s ShareLunker program. The heaviest of the three weighed just over 15 pounds. 

And the stunner is that Sam Rayburn produced two 13-pound-plus bass in one day.


Team Lamar emerged as the state winner in the TACSM Student Quiz Bowl held Feb. 26 in Austin.

Greyhound Wikipedia photo with Everything Grey logo

Everything Grey Greyhound Haven is conducting a shoe collection drive from March 15 – May 15 to raise funds for retired racing greyhounds. The organization will earn funds based on the number of pairs collected as Funds2Orgs will purchase all of the donated goods, according to a press release from Everything Grey. Those dollars will benefit all dogs while in foster care with Everything Grey.

Jamison Dwight Monroe

Early Thursday morning, March 12, at around 3:57, BPD officers responded to an apartment in the 6500 block of Phelan in Beaumont in reference to an aggravated robbery that just occurred. Dispatch advised that the suspect held the victims up at gunpoint and entered the residence.