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Mary Meaux, Author at Port Arthur News

Local

Look inside exclusive former Port Neches property of Bruce & Alletta Thompson currently for sale

PORT NECHES — Alletta Thompson knew what she wanted in a home. An Oklahoma native, Thompson was an artist and sculptor with a Bachelor of ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:30 am

Local

Port Arthur leaders react to violence as police ID latest homicide victim

Port Arthur Police have identified Lionel Ivory as the victim of Wednesday’s fatal shooting at Prince Hall Apartments. Ivory, 34, was a resident of the ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:15 am

Columns

MARY MEAUX — Tugboat Island’s future depends on more community support

Four years ago I had the privilege to be assigned to the opening of the time capsule at Tugboat Island as the community celebrated its ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Friday, November 27, 2020 12:07 am

Local

Tugboat Island demolished; plans take shape for new park in Port Neches

PORT NECHES — Tugboat Island playground, which captivated the imagination of children for more than two decades, is no more. GB Demolition and Dumpsters donated ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:20 am

Local

New owners talk breathing life back into Pompano Club, timeline for reopening

PORT NECHES — The Pompano Club is coming back — courtesy of a group of local businessmen. The group: Lance Bradley, Bert Lamson, Jon Carona, ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:20 am

Groves

BRIGHT FUTURES — Keyon Akbari embraces PNG school work after parents’ sacrifice in moving to U.S.

PORT NECHES — High school is not the time to kick back and take it easy — there will be plenty of time for that ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Tuesday, November 24, 2020 12:18 am

Local

Neighbor: You must go inside at dark. PA killing & arrest punctuates violence; 3 deaths in 24 hours

The day-to-day life at a set of Port Arthur apartments seemed routine less than a day after 28-year-old Emon Jacorey Johnson was fatally shot and ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Monday, November 23, 2020 7:00 pm

Local

See how U.S. soldiers are training in Nederland for life after military service

NEDERLAND —Two Fort Hood soldiers are preparing for their future after the military thanks to a partnership that took them to Nederland. The effort is ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:28 am

Local

Should utility vehicles be allowed on Port Neches roads? City Council takes up the question.

PORT NECHES — A discussion on whether to allow utility vehicles the right to be driven on Port Neches streets was officially kicked off this ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Saturday, November 21, 2020 12:19 am

Groves

Enjoy Christmas Tree Trail to Groves on Sunday to support local businesses, secure your holiday shopping

GROVES — Shoppers will have a chance to beat the holiday crowds while shopping local with the 2020 Christmas Tree Trail to Groves. This year ... Read more

by Mary Meaux, Friday, November 20, 2020 12:19 am

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