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  1. Dragon Products LTD to Debut Smooth Wall Mini Frac Tank at WWETT ShowRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | PRWeb

    ... lines in both the front and rear of the tank and a fill point at the top. The unit, manufactured at both Dragon's La Porte, Texas and Akron, Indiana facilities, is severe-duty engineered to perform in applications such as liquid waste, environmental ...

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  2. Report: Fatal Pasadena chemical plant explosion caused by faulty equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Chron

    ... during the Jan. 16 accident at the Pasadena plant of the Philadelphia-based company. PeroxyChem officials said at a La Porte citizens advisory committee meeting Tuesday evening that an "active investigation" was ongoing and that they could not take ...

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  3. Texas man arrested on capital murder charges in Lake CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Texas man wanted for capital murder in La Porte, Texas, was arrested at a hotel in Lake Charles last week. According to the Lake Charles Police Department, police in Texas contacted officers in Lake Charles Jan. 25 about 19-year-old Craig Williams of Baytown, Texas, who is wanted for capital murder in La Porte.

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  4. Jeff Wayne BatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Bay Area Observer

    Jeff Wayne Batson, 55, of La Porte, Texas, passed away on January 15, 2016 peacefully in his sleep. He leaves behind his wife Donna, sons Justin and Austin, mother Glenda, father Jerry, Sister Robin, niece Lindsay and nephew Luke.

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  5. Angela Cecile JohnstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Bay Area Observer

    ... were spent reading; she expressed many times her thankfulness for the librarians at the Edith Wilson Library in La Porte, who helped maintain her reading habit. Ann was a woman of strong faith that sustained her throughout the remodeling of her home ...

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  6. Johnnie L. HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Bay Area Observer

    Johnnie L. Hood of La Porte, TX, passed away January 14, 2016 at the age of 79, at home surrounded by family, born October 29, 1936 in Humble, Texas. John served honorably in the United States Air Force for 20 years, with tours in Korea and Vietnam; After retiring from the Air Force he working many years in the safety industry; Member of the La Porte Masonic Lodge No.

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  7. Rose Marie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Bay Area Observer

    Rose Marie Hall, 83, of La Porte died January 26, 2016. Born on April 12, 1932 in Houston, Texas to Robert Westerman and Mildred Young.

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  8. San Jacinto Maritime Technology and Training Center Now OpenRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Marine News

    The San Jacinto College Maritime Technology and Training Center on the Maritime Campus is now open for maritime training along the Port of Houston. Located at 3700 Old State Highway 146 in La Porte, Texas, the 45,000-square-foot Maritime Technology and Training Center sits 14 feet above ground and is home to more than 40 maritime courses.

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  9. Real estate transactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Jack's Plaza has purchased the 9,800-square-foot Fairmont Retail shopping center at 9901 Spencer Highway in La Porte. Wayne Rutledge with Rutledge Commercial Real Estate represented the buyer. Quintana Minerals Corp. has leased 17,465 square feet at ...

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  10. LPPD investigators file trio of capital murder warrants within days after homicideRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Bay Area Observer

    During the early morning hours of January 15th, La Porte Police Officers responded to the courtyard of an apartment complex within the 3000 block of South Broadway after receiving several 911 calls of gunshots. Upon arrival, LPPD located a Black Male, later identified as 30 year-old Marcus Green of the La Porte/Baytown area, lying in the courtyard motionless as an apparent victim of gunshot wounds.

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  11. Man shot during disturbance at La Porte apartment complexRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | Bay Area Observer

    On January 15th, at approximately 2:50 a.m. La Porte Police Dispatch began receiving 911 calls regarding gunshots in the courtyard of an apartment complex, located within the 3000 block of South Broadway. None of the callers witnessed the event, but advised that they heard a vehicle speed off from the complex moments after the gunfire.

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  12. Main Street Historical Marker Gets a MakeoverRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Bay Area Observer

    A Main Street historical marker got a new lease on life recently thanks to a determined local resident whose family roots run deep in La Porte. Robbie Jobson, life-long La Porte resident was resolved to see the marker, dedicated to her late great-grandfather and grandfather, restored.

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  13. Vehicle Slams Into Two La Porte Homes Causing Extensive DamageRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Bay Area Observer

    The home that was struck by an out of control vehicle suffered exensive damage including an exterior wall and part of the backyard fence. On the morning of December 8, a La Porte family and neighbors got a rude awakening when the driver of a Subaru Legacy Wagon lost control of his vehicle.

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  14. Slow Down Or Get In The Other Lane - It's The LAWRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Bay Area Observer

    ... drivers must reduce their speed to 5 miles per hour. Violators can be fined up to $2,000 for failure to comply. As La Porte Officers remain vigilant in their efforts to keep area roadways safe, violators who compromise the safety of both officers ...

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  15. Jeanette Valentine LagrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Bay Area Observer

    Jeanette Valentine LaGarange 72, of La Porte died on December 22, 2015. She was born January 28, 1943 in Arnaudville, Louisiana.

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  16. LPPD Basic CPA Class Begins January 19, 2016Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Bay Area Observer

    On January 19th, 2016, the La Porte Police Department will begin another Citizens Police Academy , with a graduation date set for April 26th, 2016. La Porte CPA is a community awareness program that is intended to create a stronger partnership between the police department and the citizens they serve.

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  17. Lydia Rios FariasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Bay Area Observer

    '......To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord ' LYDIA RIOS FARIAS, 79, of La Porte, Texas, went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, December 6, 2015, after a lengthy illness, which she fought to the very end, when our Lord decided to ease her pain. Born in Brownsville, Texas on October 24, 1936, Lydia is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years, REYNALDO G. FARIAS; her three children, Rosie Farias , Raul Farias & Ruben Farias .

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  18. Developer Seeks Approval For "La Porte Town Center" Entertainment ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Bay Area Observer

    ... depicting a concept of an exterior development by Turfway FEC. Photos courtesy of Turfway FEC and David Miles. La Porte could soon see the development of a new mixed use entertainment complex in the near future. If approved, the proposed $55-million ...

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  19. George Watkins and Debbie Wade Recognized as Volunteers of the YearRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Bay Area Observer

    In the spirit of service, the La Porte Rotary was excited to present its inaugural Volunteer of the Year to two very deserving individuals, Debbie Wade and George Watkins. While their contributions to the community are different, their love for La Porte and the citizens consistently shines through in all that they do for others.

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  20. Reports: Customer shot during store robbery in La PorteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Houston Chronicle

    A customer was reportedly wounded Sunday night in a shooting during a robbery at a convenience store in La Porte. The incident happened about 9 p.m. in the 10400 block of Fairmont Parkway, according to the La Porte Police Department.

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