The News

Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on multiple charges, including possession of a controlled substance, after a search of the suspect’s residence turned up more than 30 grams of methamphetamine and other illegal items, reports the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

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Bob Dickinson, director of transportation and environmental resources with South

The Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce hosted a Transportation Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at the Holiday Inn – Park Central in Port Arthur.

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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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Lamar University invites you to the 40th anniversary celebration of Le Grand Bal on March 28, an exciting evening of dinner, dancing and surprises as LU’s Friends of the Arts salutes the “Legends of the Arts” in Southeast Texas. Artists, community supporters, campus leaders and friends of the arts from the last 40 years will be showcased for their service to LU and Southeast Texas arts.

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A highly anticipated event on the crowded festival calendar comes to Mid-County on March 17 when the Nederland Heritage Festival welcomes 100,000 friends and neighbors through March 22 for an annual outpouring of fun, entertainment, crafts, carnival rides and some of the best fair food to ever grace a midway.

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