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Orange man killed in Port Arthur motorcycle crash, police say

PORT ARTHUR — The Port Arthur Police Department released the name of a motorcyclist killed after a Saturday night crash with a passenger car. Wayne Joseph Prosperie, 32, of Orange died following the 8:47 p.m. wreck in the 1100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Det. Mike Hebert said.
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Orange Man Dies In Accident

On Saturday, May 14 at approximately 8:47pm, the Port Arthur Police Department responded to the 1100 Blk of MLK DR in reference to a major traffic accident involving two vehicles. Upon arrival to this location, officers found the operator of a 2021 red Honda motorcycle to be deceased. This subject...

Motorcyclist from Orange killed, woman seriously hurt in Saturday night crash in Port Arthur

PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Police released the name of a 32-year-old motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle accident in Port Arthur on Saturday. Wayne Joseph Prosperie from Orange was killed when his 2021 Honda motorcycle collided with a car on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive/Highway 82 just before 9 Saturday night. Prosperie had already died when crews arrived to the scene according to a Port Arthur Police Department news release. A 34-year-old woman was riding with him and was seriously hurt.

Earl Thomas arrested for being spotted at restaurant

Earl Thomas had a warrant issued for his arrest recently, and the former All-Pro safety was taken into custody on Friday night. Thomas was arrested in Orange, Texas, after someone spotted him out at a restaurant and called the police. A person saw the 33-year-old at Spanky’s Bar and Grill at around 8:35 p.m., according to Kierra Sam of 12 News.
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CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — When my ducks were in a row

Someone at random remarked that it is good to have one’s ducks all in a row. They were pretty as a picture, very large and rich. I did some research to learn the white is extra clear and people love them to bake. Mine were all used — and...

Shangri La Welcomes New Executive Director

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is proud to announce Angela “Angie” Mason, as the new Executive Director. Angie comes to us from Chicago Botanic Garden where she was employed for the past 19 years. Angie most recently served as the Associate VP of Community Engagement and Senior Director of Windy City Harvest where she oversaw all facets of engagement with the community and directed the operations of Windy City Harvest, an urban agriculture education and job training program, with 200 participants and a $3.8M budget. Angie has been recognized with multiple awards and accolades, including the North Lawndale Spirit of Youth Development Award and the Illinois Governor’s Environmental Hero Award. Angie is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where she earned a B.S. in Plant and Soil Science, and an M.S. in Plant, Soil and General Agriculture. During Angie’s early career she served as Adjunct Faculty in Horticulture, at the Harold Washington College in Chicago, Illinois. Angie is known by colleagues as an outstanding and visionary leader, strategic thinker, collaborator, staff manager, and a national and international expert on urban agriculture. The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation is most fortunate to have her join our multi-faceted leadership team bringing vision and the right combination of competencies to nurture and strengthen Shangri La Gardens, a world-class nature center and living museum rich in educational opportunities.
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JODY HOLTON — Walking can reduce risk of several health problems

Does the thought of going to the gym fill you with dread?. Really not into the whole “working out” thing? But you really do want to feel more fit and healthy?. Here is a little good news … walking for 2.5 hours a week — that’s just 21 minutes a day, 7 days a week — can cut your risk of heart disease by 30 percent.