Clay Thorp's archive

Operating on a fixed income is never easy, but what happens when seniors who depend on government services to stay in their homes find those services are cut back, or worse, stopped altogether?

Those intolerable outcomes are exactly what Elaine Shellenberger, executive director of Nutrition and Services for Seniors, is trying to pre­vent with this year’s third annual Nutrition and Services for Seniors Deliver the Difference Luncheon at the Event Centre on Thursday, May 1.

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If you can find a dry day this March, take a walk down Calder Avenue near Seventh Street and you’ll inevitably come to the elegant Chambers House Museum at 2240 Calder Ave.

The tall, white pillars, large windows and high ceilings have stood the test of time, a testament to the early crafts­manship of some of Beau­mont’s early homes.

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A local boy is one of Southeast Texas’ newest Eagle Scouts after he collected coats, sweaters and blankets for the Salvation Army in Orange.

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