The Rev. Dr. Ed Hennig

The Rev. Dr. Ed Hennig will be installed as the pastor of the Northwood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in a service Aug. 28 beginning at 10:45 a.m. In the same service, he will be installed as the pastoral counselor of the Northwood Counseling Center, which is part of the church’s ministry in Beaumont. The installing minister will be the Rev. Peggy Edge, area minister of the Coastal Plains Area of the Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ).

Cameron Kaminsky

Statement from the Hamshire-Fannet Independent School District regarding the death of student Cameron Kaminsky:

"HFISD is saddened to learn of the tragedy that has occurred within our small, close-knit community.  Our thoughts and condolences go out to the families who have been affected by this sad incident. 

Giles Broussard fires at a clay.

Samaritan Counseling Services held its second annual “Shoot Benefiting the Children” clay shoot event at 1-in-100 Gun Club in Lumberton on Saturday, Feb. 9. According to Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeast Texas Executive Director Tracy Williams, 36 shooters participated in the event, which earned close to $7,000 for children services for the center. About 30 volunteers also showed up at the event from various local organizations.