Tanya Wilson

Rather than take any chances having a whistleblower case heard before a jury, city-appointed Housing Authority City of Orange (HACO) commissioners approved an agreement on Tuesday, April 21, that will award ex-executive director Tanya Wilson $500,000 in damages for wrongful termination.

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Amazing that three different little reminders have come to me in the last two days calling my attention once again to the fact that it is the little things that often mean the most. Perhaps you can attribute my newfound opinion to my age, the loss of my husband and many friends, my children growing up and now my grandchildren reaching adulthood, but I know for certain that I value and treasure the little things I once took for granted.

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The Rotary Club of Port Arthur celebrated its 100th anniversary Thursday, April 16, at the old Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Port Arthur. 

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Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School and other local supporters of education are celebrating Sister Emily Bordages, a pious and kind woman who has taught at the school and served the community for 50 years. Sister Emily teaches French at Kelly and has taught other subjects including history and choir.

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David Brakin from Brakin Farms

You read about the trend toward farmer’s markets and people everywhere demanding the freshest of vegetables and fruits for their own dinner table. Well, we have our own long-standing and wonderful farmer’s market right here in town.

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