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Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Joanna Banda, a Port Arthur native and administra

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Joanna Banda, a Port Arthur native and administrative assistant at Navy Recruiting Command (NRC), joined a group of fellow Sailors to participate in a community relations project at two Tennessee elementary schools March 25 as part of the command’s Adopt-A-School Program.

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Buffalo Wild Wings near Parkdale

Wing lovers will wait no more. The new Buffalo Wild Wings at 4235 Dowlen Road at Parkdale set to open Sunday, April 26, at 11 a.m.

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Skylar Thompson, last year’s honoree, and Angie Thompson

The 27th annual Hurricane Party is coming to the Event Centre in Beaumont on May 2, so now is the time to get your tickets to attend the local American Red Cross’ largest fundraiser of the year, this time honoring philanthropists and Jason’s Deli proprietors Joe and Shelley

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Brandon Belaire, a junior from Groves; Remington Whitt, a senior from Livingston

A dozen Lamar University civil engineering students are working hard to ready Big Beau, their canoe, for the 2015 Tex-Mex Regional Competition. This year, preparations for the annual competition extend beyond the research and construction to include serving as hosts for the April 23-25 competition, the first at LU since 2004.

Lamar’s student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers will host the competition for the Texas-Mexico Region.

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Blue Bell Ice Cream

Blue Bell Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling all of its products currently on the market made at all of its facilities, including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks, because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism that, according to the Centers for Disease Control, can cause se

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Brandon Miller, 25

Beaumont Police Department patrol officers taking a report in the 1400 block of Roberts Street on April 22 had to stop what they were doing and immediately investigate when they heard shots fired from a nearby neighborhood park, reports BPD.

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Lupe Flores and wife Nancy

Jefferson County Judge Guadalupe Rodriguez  Flores of County Court at Law No. 2 passed away April 21, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. In his too-short 65 years on earth, he was a skilled advocate, distinguished jurist, community activist, compassionate neighbor and friend to everyone he met, but the titles he cherished most were husband, father and grandfather. To governors and laborers alike, Judge Flores was simply “Lupe.”

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Georgia Vasilakis and Billie Cisneros baking baklava

“Sharing our cultural heritage, customs, food, music and dance with our friends in Southeast Texas,” says St. Michael Mediterranean Festival organizer Georgia Vasilakis, the Mediterranean Festival has quickly become one of the most anticipated events of the season. Now in its eighth year, Med Fest will be held Saturday, May 2, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (rain or shine) at St. Michael Orthodox Christian Church at 690 N. 15th St.

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Roger Treece

Lamar University’s Cardinal Jazz Singers will appear in concert with guest artist Roger Treece on Tuesday, April 28, on campus at the Rothwell Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

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