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The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Employee’s Association has announced the 2017 recipients of the Ray Family Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who are the children of sheriff’s office employees and plan to attend college. The scholarship was created in memory of Capt. Tom Ray and his daughter, Blair Ray. All proceeds for this scholarship are raised by association members. Each recipient will receive $400.

The 2017 Ray Family Memorial Scholarship recipients:

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Leaders of a new initiative in Southeast Texas hope to make people feel comfortable about coming out about their mental health problems.

The new campaign lets people know that’s it’s OK to talk about these problems and that they are not alone in their daily struggles.

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On April 9, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint in reference to Ivy R. Monceaux, 46, of DeRidder, possessing a cell phone that contained inappropriate images of children.

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The United States Postal Services (USPS) and the National Association of Letter Carriers Spindletop Branch 842 is holding their 25th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. 

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Do you know this suspect? On April 30, this white male went to a local pharmacy and reportedly committed theft, the Beaumont Police Department said in a release.

He has long black curly hair and is wearing a bandana to hold it in place.

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Some sections of road are under water on US 96 in Buna, TxDOT spokesperson Sarah Dupre said in a release.

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced May 1 that Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD (LCM) is the latest local government entity to achieve specific transparency goals through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program.

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A 34-year-old Kirbyville man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston May 2.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School brought home two state championship teams and one fourth place finisher from the recent UIL Academic Meet, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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Paint, Photography, Thread Allelujah! Divine Inspiration! art show will be held April 23-May 10 at the First United Methodist Church.

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