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Mary Meaux, Author at Port Arthur News

Business

Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation names interim director

The Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation named a familiar face to serve as interim director of the organization. Ike Mills, who is listed as the ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 12:40 am

Local

Annual back to school bash grows each year

Linda’s Lighthouse is looking to light the way once again. The nonprofit, named for the late Linda Griffin Lucas and headed up by daughter Amber ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 12:28 am

Entertainment

Memories of ZZ Top’s impact shared, including how Groves helped pave way to success

The recent passing of ZZ Top member Dusty Hill has brought up memories for those who saw the band perform locally in the early days. ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:40 am

Local

Possible Port Neches general fund shortfall could mean tough decision for city council

PORT NECHES — The city of Port Neches is looking at a possible general fund shortfall totaling approximately $800,000. Calculating the issue is tricky as the ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, July 31, 2021 12:38 am

Local

Port Arthur EDC’s outgoing CEO & Mayor Bartie share opinions on economic engine’s turmoil

The outgoing chief executive officer of the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation, Floyd Batiste, believes the organization has done some good things for the city ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:40 am

Local

Avery Trace Apartments, Port Arthur Police up security efforts to benefit residents

Motorists along a section of FM 365 may have noticed the large banners with the big smiley face posted near entrances to Avery Trace Apartments. ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:30 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX — Biles shows strength in decision to drop out of Olympics

Simone Biles’ decision to drop out of the Olympics has been praised and villainized across social media. The 24-year-old is considered the GOAT, or greatest ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:02 am

Education

Back to School event Saturday plans to help hundreds with supplies, more

Barbara Jacket Park on Gilham Circle will be the site Saturday for the Willie Carter Outreach Center’s 21st Annual Back to School event. The giveaway, ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:50 am

Education

Port Arthur ISD rotating many of its principals ahead of 2021-22 academic year; See the plan

Some students in the Port Arthur Independent School District will notice a difference in campus leadership when they begin the school year. The changes are ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:34 am

community

PHOTO GALLERY — Port Neches firefighters, guests welcome new engine

PORT NECHES — Using firehouse traditions, Port Neches Fire Department celebrated its newest apparatus, Engine 22 on Tuesday. Fire Chief Eloy Vega addressed a group ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:33 am

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