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Cassandra Jenkins, Author at Port Arthur News

Local

FAITH & FAMILY — First Baptist Nederland giving out free fans for 4th of July

NEDERLAND — First Baptist Church in Nederland usually celebrates the Fourth of July with a large celebration and community picnic. This year, due to COVID-19, ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:25 am

Groves

Port Neches-Groves working out school year details; promise in-person instruction

PORT NECHES — Port Neches-Groves Independent School District is the last public school district in the Mid- and South County region to release plans for ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:21 am

Groves

Westernaires director Laura Kendrick steps down after 11 years

NEDERLAND — Laura Kendrick’s heart bleeds black and yellow. She’s a Westernaire and a Bulldog through and through. “What I’ve loved about the last 11 ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Friday, July 3, 2020 12:20 am

Groves

School officials explain why PNG’s prom had to be canceled

PORT NECHES — Port Neches-Groves ISD attempted to give Class of 2020 seniors one last high school memory. A Roaring 20’s themed prom night was ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:12 pm

Local

Port Arthur SERTOMA, Hospitality Center smoke chicken for those in need

Catholic Charities Hospitality Center partnered with Port Arthur SERTOMA Wednesday to provide specialty-smoked chicken to pass out to the communities elderly, poor, disabled and homeless ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:22 am

Local

Mayor Bartie: Police officers will enforce mask requirement in Port Arthur

Port Arthur Mayor Thurman Bartie called a press conference Wednesday afternoon to announce the extension of the city’s “Stay at Home-Work Safe” order, while touting ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 3:42 pm

Local

ON THE MENU — Seaside Seafood serves up superb menu, familiar family atmosphere

The Tran family, previously known for owning John’s Seafood, is rebranding and bringing the community’s beloved favorites back to Port Arthur. Owners and brothers Danny ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:30 am

Local

Circle of Hope donates $5K to Nederland, PNG for student food assistance

The Circle of Hope non-profit organization donated over $5,000 in grants to the child nutrition programs at Nederland and Port Neches-Groves Independent School Districts. Emmett ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:25 am

Columns

CASSANDRA JENKINS — Mask ordinance allows nonessential businesses to remain open

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is pleading with residents of the U.S.’ second largest state to stay home as coronavirus cases reach an all-time high. In ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:12 am

Groves

Customers not complying with mask ordinance take out frustrations on businesspeople

Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick extended the seven-day mandatory mask ordinance Monday afternoon. The order requires all businesses that provide goods and services to require ... Read more

by Cassandra Jenkins, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 12:14 am

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