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Buddy Walk 2012

The Beaumont Buddy Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Beaumont Event Center, 700 Crockett St. in Beaumont.

The Arc of Greater Beaumont’s Beaumont Buddy Walk is one of over 250 Buddy Walk events planned in cities across the country this fall in and around October in celebration of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

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The babysitter who was watching 5-year-old John Read of Vidor when he accidentally shot himself and died on Oct. 21 has been arrested, according to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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A five-year-old boy was killed by a gunshot wound in what sheriff's deputies are calling an accidental shooting in Vidor on Monday, Oct. 21. The young boy was identified as John Read.

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a second accidental shooting in Vidor on Oct. 21.

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The Beaumont Public Schools Foundation (BPSF), Inc. is holding their 21st Annual Fiesta Breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Crazy Jose’s located at 6420 Phelan Blvd. in Beaumont starting at 7 a.m. and ending at 9 a.m. The minimum donation for a ticket to attend is $20, and that will go toward educational grants for Beaumont Independent School District staff and students.

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A five-year-old boy was killed by a gunshot wound in what sheriff's deputies are calling an accidental shooting in Vidor on Monday, Oct. 21.

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A friend is there for you during a time of need. Whether that companion is a biped or quadruped really shouldn’t matter, should it?

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Adams

A guardian angel as well as grit and determination must have been with Staff Sgt. Lucian Adams of Port Arthur on Oct. 28, 1944. During an operation to reopen the allied supply line to the isolated third battalion in Nazi-occupied France, Adams, a soldier in the 30th Infantry Divi­sion of the U.S. Army, defied the odds in the face of death near St.

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Lang

As soon as Stephen Lang finished reading his basketball buddy Larry Smith’s book “Beyond Glory,” he said he immediately knew it was des­tined for the stage.

“Something in me just responded to it,” said actor, director and playwright Lang. “This was a beautiful piece of journalism, and with the prop­er hand, someway this could turn into a beautiful piece of theater.”

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Chelsea Tipton (photo by Clay Thorp)

The Symphony of Southeast Texas’ (SOST) Music DirectorChelsea Tipton II has been named the first recipient of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s new Aspire Award in recognition of his extraordinary commitment to music education.

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