The News

Tracy and Michele Byrd were recently the victims of a real estate scam.

While FBI studies and information from the National Crime Prevention Council (NPCP) indicate the elderly are attractive targets for fraudsters, literally anyone can be taken by a scam – no matter their age, no matter their intelligence. Even law enforcement officers like Lt.

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The Anahuac High School Engineering Design High Altitude Rocket Team traveled to Whites Sands Missile Range in New Mexico to attempt to launch their rocket project. The goal of the project is to launch up to a 35-pound payload to 100,000 feet in altitude.

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Young people in the United Methodist Action Reach-out Ministry by Youth (UM ARMY) from the Richmond/Rosenberg area southwest of Houston this year performed their annual one-week summer volunteer outreach camp in Southeast Texas. Included were 23 ninth graders, 14 tenth graders, 19 eleventh graders, 16 twelfth graders, 6 college-aged youth leaders and 53 adults.

United Methodist mission outreach has sign-ups each spring. Corporate offices of UM ARMY have connections in communities to find homes needing assistance. 

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Francisco ‘Paco’ Chavez with his three children David, Emmanuel and Alexia.

Randy Blanchard, although pleading guilty and negotiating sentencing for the crime of driving drunk and killing a man four years ago, was able to delay punishment yet again pursuant to a proceeding in Judge Raquel West’s 252nd District Court in Jefferson County on Monday, July 11.

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Police in Vidor arrested an Orange resident for multiple outstanding warrants after the motorcyclist's showboating warranted a traffic stop July 13, reports Officer Lee Brading of the Vidor Police Department. 

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