Effective Thursday, October 22, 2015, Forrest Street between Harrison Avenue and North Street will continue to be closed to traffic until Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5 p.m. This closure will allow the Streets & Drainage Department to finish making repairs to Forrest Street.
Jello has a silly name but he is a seriously good-looking dog! Jello is a 4-month old, 35-pound, male American bulldog mix. He was found as a stray and brought to the shelter to find a loving, forever home. Jello is white with brown/brindle spots.
With Jefferson County Sheriff Mitch Woods recently announcing that he won’t be running after his current term is complete, 38-year law enforcement veteran and certified Master Peace Officer Ray Beck has announced his candidacy for sheriff.
Stuart Wright and Susan Palmer have completed what they believe is the first comprehensive study ever conducted of government raids on religious communities — Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities, the result of extensive research that took the two from Central and West Texas to the streets of Paris and Brussels to the most remote parts of the Alps and Pyrenees. Together, they recorded 116 raids.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 21, 2015, an 85-year-old Beaumont resident was approached from behind by a black male juvenile while getting groceries out of her trunk at her residence in the 1400 block of Scantilly Drive.
The City of Beaumont’s online auction of surplus property begins Oct. 30 and runs through Nov. 13 at René Bates Auctioneers Inc. on behalf of the City of Beaumont. Items for sale will include various equipment and furniture. Once the auction is open, all items are available for viewing at the auction site, and equipment can be viewed in person at the City of Beaumont Fleet Services Center, 4955 Lafin Road.
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