A guardian angel as well as grit and determination must have been with Staff Sgt. Lucian Adams of Port Arthur on Oct. 28, 1944. During an operation to reopen the allied supply line to the isolated third battalion in Nazi-occupied France, Adams, a soldier in the 30th Infantry Divi­sion of the U.S. Army, defied the odds in the face of death near St.

Chelsea Tipton (photo by Clay Thorp)

The Symphony of Southeast Texas’ (SOST) Music DirectorChelsea Tipton II has been named the first recipient of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s new Aspire Award in recognition of his extraordinary commitment to music education.

Deacons unveil the Texas Historical Marker at Central Baptist Church.

Nearly 101 years after the founding of Central Baptist Church, members gathered Sunday morning, Oct. 13, to celebrate the unveiling of a Texas Historical Marker recognizing the church's history and service to the city of Port Arthur.

"For a church to have its doors open for a hundred years requires a lot of faith and a lot of work," said Port Arthur mayor Bobbie Prince. "Evidently the founding fathers of this church and the current members have exhibited both."