Sharon Brooks

By Sharon Brooks

Staff Writer

 

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Laci and Zoey Randall

Before Zoey Claire Randall was ever born, doctors knew something was wrong with her heart.

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Christine Johnson and Baby Faith

A trial date of June 30 has been set for Christine Johnson, the mother accused of the sustained and acute abuse of her daughter, Baby Faith Mason, in August 2013.

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Help bring elder abuse to light and to an end in Beaumont on Friday, May 2, during the fifth annual “Making Strides Against Elder Abuse” kickoff event and walk-a-thon.

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Orange County Commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing the “Shop Orange County First” campaign, an educational campaign initiated by local chambers of commerce meant to inform and encourage local residents to shop locally.

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Gene Smith

The Orange County Commissioners fired Veterans’ Services Office (VSO) director Gene Smith during a special court session Monday, April 21.

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Child abuse prevention in Orange County

At the Orange County Commissioners Court meeting Monday, April 14, commissioners proclaimed April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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With statistically low percentages of women employed in engineering and other STEM-related fields, industry giant ExxonMobil brought a special program to Beaumont meant to educate and encourage female youth about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) career choices by introducing them to women in STEM-related fields and showing them just how fun and interesting those fields could be.

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Beaumont Police Department Detective Joseph Reyes

In Beaumont, Orange and around the area, law enforcement officers are receiving calls from retailers and other victims reporting counterfeit currency being used to purchase items. And who is responsible for fabricating the bogus cash? According to peace officers, through advanced printing and scanning capabilities, it could be anyone – so everyone should be on the alert.

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Interquest dog courtesy of Interquest's Facebook page

At a Vidor Independent School District board meeting Thursday, March 27, VISD

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