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A Port Arthur elderly couple is dead after what police are calling an apparent murder-suicide.

The couple has been identified by Port Arthur Police as John and Patricia Knight, both 76 years of age, and residents of Port Arthur.

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Carter

In his first attempt, Calvin Carter placed fourth with artwork he created for the 2013 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s federal duck stamp contest. Carter’s work was narrowly edged out of the top three spots by one point. His work will be included in a traveling show to promote wildlife conservation. The contest is the largest wildlife art competition in the United States and this year drew 202 entries.

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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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