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GHS JROTC National Contenders in Marksmanship

GHS JROTC National Contenders in Marksmanship

The US Navy Junior ROTC at Greenville High School is not only proficient in armed drill competition but also qualified as marksmen on a state level. The cadet marksmanship team of Greenville High School NJROTC competed at the Area 10marksmanship championships in Granbury, Texas Saturday, December 8, 2018. Greenville earned […]

Community Seeds Feeds the County

Community Seeds Feeds the County

33 Food Banks run programs called community kitchens that are part of the Feeding America Network nationwide. Bert and Mary Cooper of Lone Oak, Texas will open one of the first in East Texas in early 2019 under the auspices of Community Seeds. There are five or six in the […]

Some have compared Carolyn Wonderland to Beaumont's own Janice Joplin! Image coutesy of Carolyn Wonderland.

Carolyn Wonderland and Friends Play the Texan

Carolyn Wonderland continues to draw crowds with incendiary guitar chops and raw, powerful vocals, Wonderland draws instant comparisons to fellow Texans Stevie Ray Vaughan and Janice Joplin. There was only one guitar in the house, and her mother banned her from using a pick on the family’s Martin guitar. As […]

Robert McCatcheon, Brookshires greeter and cheerleader, has not missed a Red Kettle Drive in the twenty-eight years he has been with the company. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Keep the Kettle Boiling

In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was distraught because so many needy individuals in San Francisco were going hungry. During the holiday season, he resolved to provide a free Christmas dinner for the destitute and poverty-stricken. He only had one major hurdle to overcome — funding the project. Where […]