Liberty County,

4th of July celebrations

Residents across Liberty County are gearing up for that grandest of all patriotic American holidays, with the 4th of July weekend on the horizon. This will be the first time in a couple of years that local patriots will have the chance to get out and enjoy large celebratory gatherings following the crisis that was COVID19.
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Moth Night Out event at Trinity River Refuge

Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge will be hosting its Annual Moth Night Out Event, Friday evening on July 23 as part of National Moth Week events occurring across the country. Interested folks will meet at the Refuge Headquarters building at 9:00 pm to see and photograph some of the over 950 species of moths documented around the building’s security lights. Black lights and mercury vapor lights will also be used.
Jefferson, TXPort Arthur News

CHRISTUS helps seniors in need keep cool; now you can too

The summer heat in Southeast Texas is something that should always be taken seriously, especially when it comes to vulnerable populations like seniors. Unfortunately, many of them live in homes without air conditioning. Every year, Nutrition and Services for Seniors looks to deliver relief from the heat through its Summer...

Dayton Historical Society resumes meetings

Despite the rainy weather, a resilient group of Dayton Historical Society members and a few guests met for a ‘Meet, Greet, and Eat’ event on Monday evening, June 28, at Parker Hall. President Danny Bode welcomed everyone back after meetings had been canceled for over a year. After the prayer...

CASA seeking advocates for children in foster care

July in Texas is full of sun, swimming pools, barbecues, and tons of fun activities for children. Many children can enjoy their summer vacation by attending camps, participating in sports, or having a summer job, but there are many children in foster care who do not get the chance to experience these sorts of summertime activities.Removed from home and placed in the child welfare system because their family is in crisis, these children are already facing trauma that no child should experience – yet on top of all of that, their participation in normal childhood activities with their peers often becomes an afterthought.

Dayton Historical Society will Meet July 26

The next Dayton Historical Society meeting will take place Monday evening July 26, 6:00 p.m., at Parker Hall which is located behind The Old School Museum at 111 W. Houston Street. The program will spotlight the founding of the Dayton ISD Sports Hall of Fame, give information about several of its talented inductees, and talk about the Hall of Fame Museum that displays sports memorabilia from 1917 to the present.
Mont Belvieu, TXHouston Chronicle

Insatiable demand for all things plastic has ethane skyrocketing

Ethane, a key component in plastic production, is trading at a nearly two-and-a-half-year high in the U.S., with demand surging as global economies recover from last year’s slump. Prices for the fuel, which is a byproduct of natural gas processing, have climbed 57 percent this year to 33 cents per...
Liberty County,

Three Fourth of July celebrations planned this weekend in Liberty County

The birth of the United States’ founding will be celebrated this weekend with a bang in Liberty County with three fireworks shows being planned. The City of Liberty will kick things off first on Saturday, July 3, with a fireworks show that will begin around 9:30 p.m. and is centered around the 129-acre Liberty Municipal Park, 501 R.E. Vinson St., Liberty. In years past, these events have included free family-friendly games and live music, but the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the plans to only include the fireworks show.
Texas StateBeaumont Enterprise

Inaugural Salt Bayou Shootout aims to support Future Outdoorsmen of Southeast Texas

Nearly 200 shooters pulled together on a sunny and warm Saturday for the first of what they hope will become an annual event to support Southeast Texas youth. The inaugural Salt Bayou Shootout, which took place at The Lodge at Pipkin Ranch off Big Hill Road in south Jefferson County, gave participants a chance to raise funds for Future Outdoorsmen of Southeast Texas.