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Former Marines Rudy Villareal, Henry Torres and Oscar Valenzuela

BARSTOW, Calif. - California’s High Desert has become home to countless veterans over the years. But what are the chances of three friends from two Texas cities no more than 150 miles apart joining the Corps in 1947, coming to Barstow in the 1950s, and remaining there for more than 60 years?

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Detectives have identified three juvenile suspects in the July 5 attempted robbery of a postal worker that occurred in the 2100 block of Ives Street, the Beaumont Police Department said in a press release.

Detectives obtained felony warrants for all three suspects and have arrested all three. A 16-year-old, a 14-year-old and a 12-year-old, all female, were booked into the Jefferson County Juvenile Detention Facility for a charge of attempted robbery, a third degree felony.

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Lumberton

 

“If you build it, they will come” seems to be Lumberton’s motto as of late. In addition to new commercial and residential construction, there are a few notable multi-million dollar projects popping up in the city. 

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L.L. Melton

 

The L.L. Melton Family Life Center, formerly the L.L. Melton YMCA, is one step closer to a complete retrofit that would keep the center open after City Council members approved a lease agreement with benefactor Dr. Donna Farrell on Tuesday, July 9. 

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