The News

Larry Wayne Ball

A Nederland man has pleaded guilty to regularly downloading and viewing child pornography. Larry Wayne Ball, 67, was indicted by a Jefferson County Grand Jury on Oct. 24 for possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony. 


By Kathleen Phillips

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service


Colton Shane Guillory

A young man accused of sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl is asking for a jury trial to decide his guilt or innocence.

Colton Shane Guillory, 17, of Groves was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury Aug. 29 for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Curtis Glaze (right) and his wife

After two days of testimony, a Hardin County jury came back with a guilty verdict for the youngster accused of shooting 18-year-old Lamar University student Brian Drake. 

Dan Rather

Journalistic icon Dan Rather came to Port Arthur this week for the Distinguished Lecture Series at Lamar State College-Port Arthur. The event at the Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center was originally scheduled for October, but was rescheduled due to Rather’s illness. The 82-year-old whose career has spanned the history of the post-war world was spry and erudite as he made his appearance on campus.