Jeremy Fults, managing partner, stands in front of the LongHorn Steakhouse’s bar

The competition for steak lovers’ hearts just heated up. LongHorn Steakhouse opened its doors Monday, Aug. 10, in Beaumont, bringing a fresh and exciting new option for Southeast Texans to curb their carnivorous cravings.

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The Beaumont Craft Beer Fest will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, from 4-8 p.m. at the Event Centre in downtown Beaumont, 700 Crockett St. Presented by the city of Beaumont, Giglio Distributing, and 2-Row Distributing (a new craft-beer-focused division of Del Papa Distributing), the festival will showcase more than 30 craft breweries and over 100 craft beers, both local and national. Tickets are $20 per person for ages 21 and older, and ticket price includes 24 two-ounce samples along with a souvenir cup.

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WWE Live featuring a match with WWE world heavyweight champion Seth Rollins and John Cena will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. inside Ford Arena. Tickets are $100, $95, $70, $50, $35, $25 or $15 and can be purchased at the Ford Park box office (5115 Interstate 10 S.) or Ticketmaster outlets including H-E-B on Dowlen Road, ticketmaster.com and by phone at (800) 745-3000.

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Gisela Houseman, owner and CEO of The Houseman Companies in Orange, has added $50,000 to further strengthen the Tony Houseman Memorial Scholarship in Speech and Hearing at Lamar University. She also donated equal amounts to existing scholarships at Lamar Institute of Technology and Lamar State College-Orange.

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Cory Broom accepts his Golden Apple and $500 check from Education First FCU.

Education First Federal Credit Union has named Cory Broom of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School its Golden Apple Educator Award winner for the month of August.

As the 2015-16 school year began, Broom was awarded with a Golden Apple and a $500 check from Education First Federal Credit Union in front of his drama students, LC-M staff and many of the parents who nominated him.  Onlookers met inside the high school theater to surprise him with the news.

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