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Lamar University’s 40th anniversary celebration of Le Grand Bal will be an exciting evening of dinner, dancing and surprises in honor of the “Legends of the

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It was announced March 21 in Orange that Tracy Byrd will be inducted into the Texas Country Hall of Fame on Aug. 8 in Carthage.

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Funnel cakes, turkey legs, alligator-on-a-stick. There’s pork kabobs, donut burgers, popcorn and a wondrous variety of fried snacks. Just about anything you can think of to eat is available from more than 75 food vendors at the 72nd annual South Texas State Fair on the grounds of Ford Park, which begins Thursday, March 26, with the 11-day festival of fun ending Sunday, April 5.

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‘The Struggle for Prosperity in a Colorless World’

The High Street Gallery will host an exhibition of woodblock prints by Maurice Abelman from 7-10 p.m. on April 17. The gallery is in Victoria House, 2110 Victoria St., Beaumont.

Entry is free, and the work will be for sale. Refreshments will be available at the event.

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Kaylee McGilbery, a 15-year-old Hardin Jefferson student, volunteered to paint a

Most 15-year-old girls spend their Saturdays hanging out at the mall with friends, catching the latest movie at the theater or having fun at sporting events. Kaylee McGilbery is definitely not like most girls.

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