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A 57-year-old Rialto, California woman living in Port Arthur has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John Malcolm Bales on Feb. 5.

According to a news release from the Department of Justice, Angie Dang pleaded guilty on Oct. 2, 2014 to possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Thad Heartfield.

Trailers, modular homes and compartmentalized housing units, fashioned from carg
USW members and supporters protest at Marathon Petroleum in Texas City.

The United Steelworkers Union (USW), which represents workers at 65 U.S. refineries that produce approximately 64 percent of the oil in the U.S, called for work stoppage at nine U.S. refineries Sunday, Feb. 1 following failed negotiations in a national oil contract that expired at midnight Saturday night.


Years ago, when hearing “Mardi Gras,” you’d instantly think New Orleans, or maybe even the Galveston celebration. Not anymore.

Mardi Gras Southeast Texas is bigger and better than ever for the 23rd consecutive year, and the party for all ages will be held in downtown Port Arthur beginning Thursday, Feb. 12 through Sunday, Feb. 15.


The Broadway classic Guys and Dolls will play the Lutcher Theater on Friday, Feb. 6, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $65-$45 and can be purchased online at or by calling (409) 886-5535.

Members of the Southeast Texas Veterans Service Group salute Jack R. King for hi
The Knight Medal of the French Legion of Honour was established May 19, 1802, by

Jason Ebarb is a fighter, but in his spare time he helps heroes who fought to protect democracy get the recognition they deserve.