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BEYOND THE STORM — Getting it early — and right: Forecaster discusses the tricky business of hurricanes, flood warning

BEAUMONT — Twenty-one names, Alberto to William, have been offered for storms in the coming hurricane season, but forecasters don’t expect to use them all. ... Read more

2 years ago by Ken Stickney.

BEYOND THE STORM — Looking up for the city: Residents express optimism about recovery from Harvey

Twin City Highway leading to Jefferson Drive became a festive scene on March 17, one that Port Arthur didn’t take for granted. Almost seven months ... Read more

2 years ago by I.C. Murrell.

BEYOND THE STORM — Meeting their needs: Lamar State steps up to support community, industries after Harvey

Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey challenged residents throughout Southeast Texas to recover from and to remain in an area that had received historic amounts of ... Read more

2 years ago by L.V. Salinas.

BEYOND THE STORM — Expert Essay: Ports must understand hurricanes

By Erik Stromberg Special to The News BEAUMONT — Lamar University’s Center for Port Management held a special industry workshop on emergency response planning that ... Read more

2 years ago by PA News.

BEYOND THE STORM — Derrick Freeman: Citizens should be encouraged,”stay strong”

Port Arthur Mayor Derrick Ford Freeman felt the effects of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey as a citizen — his home was flooded — and ... Read more

2 years ago by PA News.

BEYOND THE STORM — Industry undeterred: Harvey hasn’t lessened area’s economic potential

Marvin L. Ivey scoffs at the notion that Hurricane Harvey could in any way keep Sempra LNG & Midstream from pushing through to completion its ... Read more

2 years ago by Ken Stickney.

BEYOND THE STORM — One person’s story: Radio host faces ‘comedy of errors’ for storm recovery

Leon Wright Sr., 81, also known as Tejas Moor-N-Star on KSAP 96.9 LPFM, The Breeze radio station, was hit hard by Hurricane and Tropical Storm ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Moore.

BEYOND THE STORM — Rebuilding together: A look at the industries’ response to Harvey

As Tropical Storm Harvey dumped record rainfall on Southeast Texas, causing widespread flooding and devastation, local industry arose to help. Big industry permitted employees time ... Read more

2 years ago by Mary Meaux.

BEYOND THE STORM — Light in the tunnel: Harvey hasn’t stopped new businesses opening

Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey couldn’t stop economic development in the city of Port Arthur as new businesses are opening up around town. Here’s a ... Read more

2 years ago by Chris Moore.

BEYOND THE STORM — Where will we live?: Flooding prompts area residents to think differently about housing

When Port Arthur Mayor Derrick Ford Freeman famously told the world via social media that “Our whole city is underwater right now but we are ... Read more

2 years ago by Ken Stickney.

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