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Marcom Stagg (inset) was found guilty of aggravated robbery.

UPDATE: District Attorney Bob Wortham announced May 2, 2016, that Judge Larry Gist in the Drug Impact Court has sentenced Marcom Dwayne Stagg to 50 years in prison for his involvement in a home invasion back in M

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Corey Gaddis has been named the new director of nursing at Calder Woods Senior Living, Executive Director Ben Mazzara announced Tuesday, March 1. She replaces Wanda Harrington, who stepped down after 11 years.

Gaddis began her career at Calder Woods in 2007 as an LVN in nursing.

“Through the years, she has advanced and been given more responsibilities as she demonstrated excellent nursing abilities and leadership skills,” Mazzara said.

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For a generation sometimes seen as preoccupied with instant gratification, it was refreshing to see Lamar University students spend a day planting for the future, even if that future is a long way off.

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Beaumont Parkdale Mall general manager Norma Garza announced Wednesday, March 16, plans to implement a Youth Escort Policy (YEP) “designed to provide all of its shoppers and retailers with a family-friendly, convenient and enjoyable shopping experience.”

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Photo from Riceland presentation
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The Riceland Farms proposal to build a new meat-processing facility in Port Arthur has recently been a subject of contention within the city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC), and the potential pungent odor it could produce has generated concern from some community members, as well.

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John Werner and Adam Nichols from the Reaud, Morgan & Quinn Law Firm

Hundreds of homes underwater. Hundreds of graves unearthed. Thousands of people affected.

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High Five mugshots

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

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Taylor Haymour

Mophie, the No. 1 selling battery case manufacturer in North America, teamed up with the St. Bernard Rescue Foundation, Indian Motorcycle and Glympse to provide power to all types of mobile devices during South by Southwest Interactive on March 11-13 in Austin.

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Police in Vidor arrested 12 people in two days during two separate incidents in the city.

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Police in Pinehurst are cracking down on methamphetamine dealers in an ongoing effort to eradicate the dangerous drug from the city, Pinehurst Police Chief Fred Hanauer revealed in press releases. 

According to Hanauer, the department, along with Constable Pct. 2 David Cagle, have been investigating methamphetamine distribution in the area for some time. 

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