The News

Although removed from the media attention it once garnered, foreclosure rates in Texas, and the nation, are still at an alarming rate. One in 497 housing units in the United Stated received foreclosure notices in January 2011, according to data compiled by California-based Realty Trac, the leading provider of such information. Those numbers are down 17 percent from the year prior.

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Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Officers, along with the Orange County Area Law Enforcement SWAT Team, executed a narcotics search and arrest warrant in the 1800 block of Concord Road in Vidor shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, arresting two people and confiscating drugs and drug paraphernalia.

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In honor of Elder Abuse Prevention Month, Jefferson County Adult Protective Services will hold the second annual Making Strides Against Elder Abuse Walk-a-thon on Friday, May 6.

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On two of the busiest hospital floors in Southeast Texas where life and death play tug-of-war while families cling to hope and doctors and nurses work tirelessly to save those lives, six high school students from Memorial and Port Neches-Groves did their part to paint a picture of optimism and thanks at the trauma center at Christus Hospital – St. Elizabeth.

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Much like the late Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda went looking for America 42 years ago in “Easy Rider,” motorcycle clubs across the state of Texas are looking for a little respect as they promote motorcycle safety awareness.

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