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  1. League City / Webster / Nassau Bay / Friendswood / Alvin / La Porte / ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Family Badge

    ... be touched and humbled by Officer Gallion's generosity of spirit." Jaree Hefner Marketing & PR Specialist City of La Porte 604 W Fairmont Pkwy La Porte, TX 77571 http://www.visitlaportetx.com http://www.laportetx.gov ...

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  2. Juneteenth Appreciation From The La Porte Community Civic ClubRead the original story

    Wednesday | Bay Area Observer

    By Mary Gay The La Porte Community Civic Club gratefully extends a sincere Thank You to all that contributed, participated, attended, and joined in the 34th Annual Juneteenth Parade and Celebration. Thank you for your help and your prayers that contributed to the success of the celebration as the Civic Club celebrated the 150th Freedom From Slavery Anniversary.

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  3. City of La Porte Calls For Special Election August 29, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday | Bay Area Observer

    The City ordered a special election to take place on August 29, 2015, for the purpose of electing a city official to the vacant position of Councilperson-District 4. Filing began on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Filing deadline is Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Early voting begins Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Early voting Saturday is August 15, 2015 Early voting two 12-hour days: Thursday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Early voting ends Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Election date is Saturday, August 29, 2015 Polling place for early and regular voting will be: La Porte City Hall Council Chambers 604 West Fairmont Parkway La Porte, Texas 77571

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  4. Booksale Fundraiser Brings New Visitors To Depot MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bay Area Observer

    The La Porte Bay Area Heritage Society held a Book Sale Fundraiser over the weekend at the Sylvan Beach Depot Museum . Despite hot temperatures, dark clouds and heavy rain the event went very well with visitors buying armloads and boxes full of great books to read.

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  5. Local Farmers Insurance Agent To Attend "Championship Conference"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bay Area Observer

    Beth Brady, a La Porte resident, has qualified as a 'CHAMPIONSHIP' by Farmers Insurance for her outstanding overall performance. 'Brady is among the 3% of the best at Farmers nationwide who have achieved a high sales volume for auto, home, life and business policies, while maintaining high client retention and profitability', said Farmers Head of Distribution, Joseph Richardson.

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  6. IMC Cos. expands into the warehousing businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Business Journal

    Memphis-based IMC Cos. is expanding into the warehousing business with a new, 110,000-square-foot facility in La Porte, Texas.

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  7. Councilman Tommy MoserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bay Area Observer

    ... p Hoot. Those desiring a memorial fund will be set up at Wells Fargo Bank LaPorte, contact Jody Havens. Paul U. Lee-La Porte Funeral Home 201 South 3rd Street La Porte, TX 77571 (281) 471-0123 www.paululee.com

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  8. City of La Porte Mourns Sudden Loss of Councilman Tommy MoserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bay Area Observer

    The city of La Porte was in shock on Friday afternoon with the news of long-time resident and councilman Tommy Moser's sudden death. Moser, had been working as a subcontractor for McKinstry Construction on a construction project at Orangefield Junior High School.

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  9. La Porte Police identify masked robber, charges filed against local 20 year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bay Area Observer

    Submitted by LPPD On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, a masked man armed with an AK-47 rifle robbed two La Porte Hotels within a 12 hour span. As investigators began their search, the remainder of the entire Department initiated extensive proactive enforcement actions to prevent additional hotel robberies.

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  10. La Porte City Council Awards Contract For Water WellsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bay Area Observer

    La Porte City Council voted unanimously to award a contract in the amount of $165,469 t to McDonald Municipal and Industrial for Phase 1 of the replacement of water wells. Council authorizing an additional $16,000.00 allocation to be utilized as a project contingency for a total project authorization of $181,469.00 The approved FY 14 budget included a line item for replacement of the water well controls at Wells 1 & 2 for $231,000.

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  11. First Annual Red, White & Blue Santa Fun RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bay Area Observer

    Join us for Christmas in July! LPCPAAA dedicates hundred of volunteer hours each year helping 'Blue Santa' bring joy to the families of La Porte and when a Red, White & Blue Santa Fun Run was proposed the planning began! We will be out bright and early on Saturday, July 4th to welcome you for a morning of fun and friendship. Our Kick-Off Event will help Blue Santa with preparations to bring Christmas smiles to La Porte's kids this year.

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  12. La Porte K-9 teams stay active in both training and competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Bay Area Observer

    Submitted by LPPD With narcotic activities being an ongoing problem throughout Southeast Texas, La Porte maintains an active K-9 unit which provides a highly-trained handler and dog for each patrol shift. Yet, as all skills are perishable, training for such K-9 teams is vital to their effectiveness.

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  13. By: Amber Buras, Southeast Harris County Community Coalition Coordinator, BACODARead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Family Badge

    ... at one of two convenient locations in southeast Harris County. Prescription Drug Drop Boxes are available at the La Porte Police Department at 3001 North 23rd Street, La Porte, TX 77571 and the Community Service Bureau at 220 West Defee, Baytown, TX ...

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  14. Texas jailer quits after female inmate accuses him of rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | New York Daily News

    A 27-year-old woman was raped by a guard at the La Porte Police Department Jail, in Texas. The guard admitted what he did and resigned on the spot. 1 comment

  15. Linde Air Separation/Gasification Units Officially On-Stream in TexasRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | ThomasNet

    First in series of investments Linde to make in the State Murray Hill and New Providence, NJ Linde North America celebrated the official start-up of its atmospheric gases unit and gasification train, along with associated supporting facilities, in La Porte, Texas. Customers, local and state officials and Linde executives who attended the ribbon-cutting event were given a tour of the new facilities as well as an explanation of the air separation and syngas processes and the markets served.

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  16. Terminal operating company to shut down Houston facility, cut more than 100 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Business Journal

    APM Terminals , a company headquartered in the Hague, told the Texas Workforce Commission on June 12 that it would shut down its Houston terminal at 919 E. Barbours Cut Blvd. in La Porte. The terminal was originally scheduled to be shut down on Aug. 17, but the closure date was moved up to July 2, according to the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act letter.

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  17. Texas angler scores on 11.13-pounder at Toledo BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Louisiana Sportsman

    Clarence Persails displays his 11.13 pound Toledo Bend lunker taken on a Rattlin' Rapala in Housen Bay on May 24. Clarence Persails and longtime fishing partner Carl Northcutt were making the best of a long Memorial Day weekend fishing together at Toledo Bend. The duo, from La Porte, Texas, motored out of Fin & Feather Resort at 7 Sunday morning, May 24, only to get hit with thunderstorms and rainfall.

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  18. PD: Teen exposed himself in WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Click2Houston

    ... A VERY GRAPHIC AND STARTLING WAY. THIS 16-YEAR-OLD SITS BEHIND BARS CHARGED WITH EXPOSING HIMSELF TO A 69-YEAR-OLD LA PORTE TEXAS WOMAN JUNE 6th. AT THE TIME HE WAS DRESSED IN HIS TACO BELL UNIFORM. THEY SAY HE WALKED IN ON SPENCER HIGHWAY IN ...

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  19. Allison puts last week to shameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Houston Chronicle

    ... floodwaters on Michaux in Woodland Heights. Five-year-old Nicholas Hollingsworth and his mother, Raelene, of La Porte, sleep in a Houston Fire Department vehicle after being rescued on I-45. Houston firefighter John Faubush, left, Chris Buckner of ... 2 comments

  20. DuPont fined over fatal leakRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Chemistry World

    DuPont failed to take the necessary precautions to protect the four workers who died after a methyl mercaptan leak at the company's La Porte, Texas facility in November 2014, the US Department of Labor's occupational safety and health administration has determined . 'Had the company assessed the dangers involved, or trained their employees on what to do if the ventilation system stopped working, they might have had a chance,' said OSHA's assistant secretary of labor, David Michaels.

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