All sorts of lures can be used to catch a mix of trout and reds like this. Some

There have been a gazillion lures made over the past several decades that are designed specifically to catch speckled trout and redfish, but there are a few that stand out like a sore thumb and have the ability to catch these very popular game fish on any given day at any given time. Here are a few of the very best lures that have proved their worth time and again.

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Area residents got to see firsthand how BPD officers train to confront armed suspects as part of the Citizens Police Academy on Thursday, May 2.

The 14-week course is designed to give residents of Jefferson County a hands-on look at everything officers do to protect and serve Beaumont.

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Hundreds of women attended the Christus LiveWell Women’s Conference on Thursday, May 9, at the Ford Park Event Center to learn about women’s health, peruse various shopping booths and listen to the keynote speaker, singer/composer Jewel, who wowed the crowd with amusing anecdotes, sentimental stories and some of her most popular songs.

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Let’s face it. Most computer users are inherently lazy. In order to make things easy on ourselves, we often use the same simple password on multiple websites and devices.

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The Highlander is a three-row crossover that offers a choice between four-cylind

The first-generation Toyota Highlander pioneered the midsize crossover utility vehicle segment, ushering in comfort and fuel efficiency with SUV-like roominess and versatility. The current, second-generation Highlander amplifies those attributes.

For 2013, Toyota Highlander is available in four grades: Highlander (MSRP $29,020), new Highlander Plus (MSRP $30,475), SE (MSRP $34,560) and Limited (MSRP $37,950).

Performance and efficiency

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