Latest Port Arthur News Stories
By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--BEAUMONT -- Though the latest forecasts indicate Tropical Storm Edouard will mostly likely make landfall just due-east of Galveston, Jefferson County is taking no chances and has opted to close the courthouse Tuesday.
By Amy Moore, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--The threat of Tropical Storm Edouard prompted officials across Jefferson and Orange counties to cancel classes, meetings and activities until further notice.
By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--BEAUMONT -- Southeast Texas has reached a major milestone in air quality standards, finally reaching acceptable standards for ozone emissions -- an achievement area leaders hope will lead to a new emissions designation.
By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug.
By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 4--PORT ARTHUR -- A conference call with local, state and federal officials as well as the National Weather Service is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4.
By Darragh Doiron, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 1--Director Keith Cockrell is expecting sell-out crowds at "The Music Man" this weekend. He's also looking forward to crowded auditions for next season's town-and-gown musical.
By David Ball, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 31--PORT ARTHUR -- Directors of the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation listened to possible development plans Wednesday for a 7.25 acre site on Texas 73 that may serve as a future industrial park.
By Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 29--BEAUMONT -- By Sherry Koonce The News staff writer BEAUMONT -- Increased fuel costs combined with a decrease in the production of some herbicides has county officials refiguring the cost of controlling the area's mosquito population.
By Darragh Doiron, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 24--When Professor Harold Hill needs to divert attention from his con in "The Music Man," he convinces the school board they'd make a great barbershop quartet, so they sing, beautifully.
By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 25--The head of a prominent cancer research institute in Pittsburgh issued an unprecedented warning to his faculty and staff -- limit cell phone use because of the possible risk of cancer. The warning from Dr. Ronald B.
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