Girls' Haven is holding its annual Benefit Golf Tournament Monday, May 12 at Beaumont Country Club.

The course will open up at 11 a.m. for practice and there will be a lunch held at the Country Club Grill at 11:30. There is a shotgun start for all of the teams at 1 p.m. Food and refreshments will be provided throughout the course. Play is expected to be completed by 5 p.m., with an awards ceremony to follow.

Last year, the Annual Benefit Golf Tournament raised $110,000 for Girls' Haven.

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Pinehurst police arrested one man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine, officers report.

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If you don't have tickets to see Bill Cosby on July 25 at the Lutcher Theater in Orange, you missed out. Tickets went on sale on Friday, May 2 and sold out in one day.

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From Businesswire.com:

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings downgrades Beaumont Independent School District, Texas' (the district) outstanding unlimited tax (ULT) bonds as follows:

--$398 million outstanding ULT bonds to 'BBB+' from 'A'.

The Rating Outlook is Negative.

SECURITY

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Kyle Petty has achieved much in his 30-year career on the NASCAR circuit including eight wins and being twice named the NASCAR Illustrated Person of the Year. Despite the big success, Petty also has a big heart, and now Southeast Texas can see the generosity up close and personal as the 20th anni­versary Kyle Petty Charity Ride makes a stop in Beaumont on Wednesday, May 7.

The Kyle Petty Charity Ride will be at the Hampton Inn at 3795 I-10 S. at 4:15 p.m.

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