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The Arc of Greater Beaumont

The Arc of Greater Beaumont will host their Stars of the Arc Celebrity Style Show and Annual Dinner on April 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn & Suites Beaumont Plaza. The evening highlight will be the presentation of six prestigious awards and the style show, where individuals with intellectual disabilities will get a chance to model some of  spring fashions from Macy's Department Store.


Two men are in custody after police say they were prowling a West End home in order to burglarize it.

Police responded to the 800 block of Shakespeare on Wednesday, April 3, about 11:52 a.m. to find a woman who told them two unknown men rang her doorbell and began prowling her garage.

“When we got there, we didn’t find (them) at the time,” said BPD spokesman Rob Flores “But officers continued to search the area and they found two males in the same vicinity.”


Gulf Credit Union has announced it will host the Cars For The Cure Car Show and Contest in cooperation with the Tri-City Corvette Club.

The event will be Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to Gulf Credit Union’s office in Groves between Highway 73 and 39th Street. There is no charge for admission.

Attendees can enjoy a barbeque lunch provided by Eaton Meats for $5.

Veterans parade


Active duty and military veterans will be able to register early for Lamar University classes beginning with the May Mini, Summer and Fall 2013 terms.

“We wanted to honor our service members for their service and dedication to our country and make them feel welcome,” said Norma Cumbaa, coordinator of veterans affairs.


Two businesses were burglarized in Orange over the last two days. According to reports from the Orange Police Department, Another Level of Fashion at 1006 6th St. and Tractor Supply Co. at 2020 Interstate 10 West in Orange were broken into and had items taken.