The News

BISD Chief Operations Officer Robert Calvert

After years of cell phone bills that topped more than $100,000 each year, the Beaumont Independent School District is cutting the perk from its employee offerings, and reclaiming more than 200 district-provided cell phones from its staff.

Dr. Mark Kubala and his late wife, Betty

The 13th annual Harvest of Hope will be special for many reasons. Not only is the event a major fundraiser for the Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas, but this year the honoree is neurosurgeon Mark J. Kubala.

Broussard Family

The American Cancer Society has been fighting to eliminate cancer as a major health problem since 1913, and the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research has contributed more than $4 billion to save lives. Because of the efforts of this global grassroots force of more than 3 million volunteers, 11 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will be celebrating birthdays this year.

City of Pinehurst Municipal building 2

The City of Pinehurst is participating in the GreenLight a Vet campaign, announced Pinehurst Police Chief Fred R. Hanauer III Oct. 30.

Passport to Wonder

The Kiwanis Club of Orange offering another night of family-friendly entertainment.   

In “Passport to Wonder,” imagination takes flight as David Hira, magical entertainer, leads you on a fun-filled journey around the world to witness mimes, music, and other street performances from more than eight countries.