Nederland

Nederland Mother of the Year nominations are due by April 27 at by 5 p.m.

Letters should not exceed 250 words and should be mailed to P.O. Box 891, Nederland, Texas 77627 or delivered to 1515 Boston Avenue.

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Felicia Adele Broussard

A Jefferson County Grand Jury indicted a Nederland woman on three counts of forgery for allegedly altering and cashing 17 checks from her former employer’s personal bank account, totaling more than $22,000, at a convenience store.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who died in the book-in area of the office on March 18 as 33-year-old Byron James Sessions of Nederland.

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Youth pastor Albert Clavijo and his friend Matt Kennedy set up the Little Free P
Clavijo regularly sees homeless people digging food out of dumpsters behind the

For a pastor in Mid-County, the problem was plain to see, right there on the other side of his fence.

“I live right here on this back road, and so I see homeless people all the time pushing their carts back there, checking these dumpsters,” said Albert Clavijo, youth pastor at Triumph Church.

Homeless people wander behind the Plaza shopping center off Highway 365 and US 69 regularly, searching for food, Clavijo said. And the need is great in Mid-County.

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School’s Team Force came ready to play March 8, as they held their annual basketball game against the Nederland Dynamo Dogs, LCM CISD Community Relations Specialist Sherry Combs said in a release. 

Having lost the last three years, the team was determined to bring home the trophy, and that they did with a 28 to 20 victory against the Dogs. Fellow classmates cheered the team on and the encouragement, determination and coaching from some of the varsity basketball team, carried the day. Dr. Jim Armstrong officiated the game.

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is crediting the community for the March 9 arrest of a man suspected of selling drugs out of his Nederland home and for getting him “off the street,” reports Captain Crystal Holmes.

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A highly anticipated event on the crowded festival calendar arrives in Mid-County on March 14. The 44th annual Nederland Heritage Festival welcomes 100,000 friends and neighbors through March 19 for an annual outpouring of fun, entertainment, music, crafts and carnival rides, as well as a delicious array of fair food.

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On Feb. 14 about 7:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to an auto-pedestrian crash on Highway 347 in Nederland. The crash occurred just north of 4th Avenue, TxDPS Sgt.

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Cole Jesse Sinclair

Feb. 3 at 11:07 p.m., Lumberton Police officers were called to Whataburger, 401 N Main St., in reference to a possible intoxicated driver, Lumberton Police Chief Danny Sullins reported Feb. 6.

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Nederland Police Chief Darrell Bush

A series of car break-ins in Nederland and Port Neches over the last several months have prompted action from some of the residents.

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