Gator Country

A second multiple vehicle crash occurred on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County near Gator Country Tuesday, Aug. 21.

According to a press release by the Department of Public Safety, initial reports indicate that a commercial motor vehicle was traveling eastbound on Interstate 10 followed by a 2009 Suzuki passenger vehicle.  The driver of the Suzuki rear-ended the 18-wheeler.  After the impact, the Suzuki was engulfed in flames.

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Update:

A 20-year-old Orange man was pronounced deceased after multiple vehicle crash occurred on Interstate 10 in Jefferson County near Gator Country Tuesday, Aug. 21.

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Westbound lanes of I-10 going out of Beaumont toward Houston are closed near Gator Country due to an accident. Troopers are en route to the scene, and injnuries have been reported. 

According to Texas Department of Safety Sgt. Stephanie Davis, dispatch received a report of a multiple-vehicle crash at approximately 11 a.m. Aug. 21.

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Orlando’s Gatorland®, known as the alligator capital of the world, is now fully operational and recovered from the effects of Hurricane Irma, and focused on helping other parks still recovering from three major hurricanes.

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Free family fun coming to Ford Park Entertainment Complex June 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. The Ford Park Community Open House will feature free live music, free kids events and games, free food, free drinks, and tons of free family entertainment and exciting ticket giveaways to upcoming events, Ford Park event coordinator Jessica Johnson said in a release.

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Southeast Texas has its own “Crocodile Hunter,” and his name is Gary Saurage.

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The Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce is hosting a grand reopening and mixer for Gator Country on March 10 starting at 11:30 a.m.

Gator Country's mixer is celebrating the remodeling of the park, located near I-10 and Highway 365.

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Village Creek Festival
Micah Tyler

One of the most anticipated fall festivals of the year returns Oct. 27-29 as the Lumberton Chamber of Commerce hosts the 26th annual Village Creek Festival held at Lumberton City Park (1300 Highway 421).

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Artist's rendering of the 100-foot gator

When one thinks of 100-foot alligators, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a sci-fi horror flick.

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