Four talented musicians and actors were handpicked by Louise Harrison, sister of

Who would have thought that four teenagers in Liverpool, England, would go on to form the greatest rock band of their era and some 50 years later still remain as relevant and influential as they were back in 1962?

No real introduction is needed for Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, the late John Lennon and George Harrison — simply known as the Beatles.

Lesa Veitch with Orange County Community Supervision and Corrections Department

The Muscular Dystrophy Association raised over $29,000 in gross proceeds by rounding up Orange top executives and business leaders on Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the annual Orange Lock-Up. Forty-six prominent citizens were “arrested” with the special help of the Granger Chevrolet, Mid-County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and the Orange County Sherriff’s Department.


From the Beaumont Independent School District:



U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Eric L. Wilson

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO (LACKLAND, Texas) — A career guardsmen was surrounded by friends and family as he capped off a 27-year military career by paying tribute to Texas and the United States, his adopted home, during a retirement ceremony here in late November 2014.


On Jan. 7, at approximately 1:41 a.m. the Port Arthur Police Department received a call from the Port Arthur Lounge located at 8136 9th Ave. in reference to a robbery, The employee advised that the business was closed when a subject, who had been concealed in the business, held her by gunpoint and demand money. The subject was able to rob the business of an unknown amount of money and fled. The employee was not injured during the robbery. If you have information on this or any other crime, please contact Port Arthur Police.


Detectives are working to determine the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a Beaumont man.

At about 4:42 p.m., Jan. 6, patrol officers responded to a 911 call at a house located in the 1300 block of Central Drive.  The caller told dispatchers he woke up from a nap and found 27-year-old Derek Allen Phillips, his roommate, in the house unresponsive and bleeding profusely.  Officers arrived and found that Phillips was deceased.  Narcotics were also found in the house.


The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is forecasting a cold week of temperatures, but no precipitation.

Today’s morning’s lows will be 32 to 40 F. Thursday morning will be the coldest with temperatures 20 to 25 F and Friday morning will be between 25 and 32 F in most areas.


The City of Beaumont would like to remind the public with cold temperatures, it is important to remember home heating safety tips.

When arrested, Desrick Warren (inset) was in possession of these drugs.

Police in Orange announced Jan. 5 that they have made a new arrest related to a Dec. 12, 2014 shooting on Ridgemont Drive that left one man injured and another man dead.

Various brands of synthetic marijuana


Police in Beaumont warn that there is a "particularly vile" batch of synthetic marijuana being sold in Beaumont that could cause death for users and report more than fifty people have already overdosed as a result of its use.