Lamar State College - Port Arthur is closing its campus at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 9, 2015. According to Gerry Dickert, public information coordinator, there will be no classes for the remainder of the day, including night classes. This closure is due to a break in a water main in the city of Port Arthur. At this time, plans are to resume operations at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 10.
The third annual Drive Fore a Cure event held in late October raised more than $8,000 to benefit the American Cancer Society – a good take for a day on the greens, said event organizer Jefferson County District Clerk Jamie Smith.
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