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Nederland High School freshman Calvin Barnes

A Nederland High School freshman found out that doing the right thing really does pay off when he was chosen to receive a brand new 2014 Scion XB for havi

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The Rotary Club of Beaumont recognized 13 individuals for their outstanding impact on the community Wednesday, May 20, at its annual Vocational Excellence Awards ceremony at the MCM Eleganté.

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Heitai (Photo by Coady Photography)

The second running of the $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint will be held Saturday, May 30, in Opelousas, La., and its field of eight includes last year’s winner, Heitai, and graded stakes winner Power Alert

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Jimmie Aycock and Austin Report logo

As the 84th Texas Legislature nears its mandated June 1 conclusion – with no special session on the horizon – it seems like a good time to consider what the 181 men and women who comprise the House and Senate managed to accomplish this session.

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The Jefferson County Deputy Sheriff’s Association distributed donations to the Project Graduation Programs of all public high schools in Jefferson County on Friday, May 29.

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Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Office located a golf cart on May 29 that had been stolen from Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School during a burglary on May 24, reports OCSO.

According to a news release, the office received information regarding the whereabouts of the missing golf cart. Deputies found the cart at the reported location and retunred the vehicle to the high school today.

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Map of flooded areas in Texas

Texas and Oklahoma are feeling the devastating effects of weeks of heavy rain, tornadoes and flooding, and the American Red Cross is there, helping people in the Lone Star State get back on their feet.

The storms have impacted about 35 percent of the state, destroying or damaging thousands of homes. The Red Cross is providing shelter, food, water, relief supplies, health services and emotional support to people in need.

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A fire has been contained at Fletcher Elementary School after starting from what appears to have been an overheated extension cord. 

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On Thursday May 28, at 12:30 p.m., the Orange Police Department, Orange Fire Department, and Acadian EMS responded to the report of a boating accident on Adams Bayou in Orange, where emergency officials found that the two boats involved in the accident had made their way to a boat launch know as Lottie’s Landing, located off of DuPont Drive in an area of Orange known as "The Cove."  

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Divergent Theater will present Birth, a play by Karen Brody, at the Logon Café on Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. Open-seating tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at birth.bpt.me or at the door. Birth is a documentary-style play based on more than 100 interviews Karen Brody conducted with pregnant mothers across America about their birth experiences. It tells the true birth stories of eight women and paints a portrait of how low-risk, educated women are giving birth today.

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