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Stephen Hemelt, Author at Port Arthur News

Local

Demolition ensures final Villa Motel checkout; sale & community development planned next

NEDERLAND — The Villa Motel’s stay on Nederland Avenue is no more. It does not sound like it will be missed. “Thank you,” Councilman Emmett ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:31 am

Local

City Council questions, approves $117K in Boston Avenue remodeling & roofing repair

NEDERLAND — Two businesses are closer to relocating in Nederland on Boston Avenue following a Council vote approving $117,000 in remodeling and roofing repair. The ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:29 am

Check this Out

Special election, filing schedule approved for Nederland City Council

NEDERLAND — Election filing has begun to the fill the unexpired Ward 3 term on the Nederland City Council. Emmett Hollier resigned from the seat ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:27 am

Education

PHOTO GALLERY — New Nederland High will mold graduates into “difference makers”

NEDERLAND — Sullivan Spell has been attending Nederland Independent School District facilities since she was a kindergartner. She’s always carried a great amount of pride ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Monday, April 12, 2021 12:23 pm

Columns

Nederland leadership leans on solid footing in celebrating high school groundbreaking

Nederland public education celebrated today (April 12) at 10 a.m. with approximately 75 educators and supporters gathering for a groundbreaking that kicks off construction on ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:45 am

Business

Kim Hoyt welcomes leadership role at Indorama & in the community

PORT NECHES — Kim Hoyt grew up in and around Cincinnati, Ohio, before attending Ohio State University, where she studied to be a chemical engineer. ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:53 am

Education

New Nederland High School promises upgraded educational approach

NEDERLAND — If Dr. Stuart Kieschnick enters a classroom and it looks like it did in 1950, he knows something is wrong. The Nederland Independent ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, April 10, 2021 12:45 am

Local

Port Arthur man follows gumbo to $200 March Moolah contest win

Mike Gamboa was at the store March 17 when a headline caught his eye in The Port Arthur News. The story drawing his attention was ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 12:26 am

Business

“We bring life to the years” — Physical therapy & speech pathology key functional strength

Mary Manuel originally thought of physical therapy as a step in the process to becoming a medical doctor. More than 35 years of service later ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:55 am

Columns

STEPHEN HEMELT — 2021 Progress stories celebrates our unique community

The only thing that makes 2021 believable is knowing the unprecedented 2020 that we are all coming off of. The COVID-19 pandemic thrust us all ... Read more

by Stephen Hemelt, Saturday, April 3, 2021 12:30 am

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