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Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur, Texas

Nestled in the heart of Port Arthur, a petrochemical hub in southeast Texas that's home to the largest oil refinery in the United States, is a wonderfully eclectic museum whose beginnings were housed in a bank window. Established byShow More Summary

Hate It Or Love It? Check Out Houston Hottie Thee Stallion’s Fire Azz “Stalli Freestyle” [Video]

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Image via Instagram/YouTube Thee Stallion “Stalli Freestyle” Coming live from the hometown of Beyoncé, Slim Thugg, UGK (via Port Arthur) and a parade of other musical giants, here is Hot Girl Meg aka @TheeStallion. The H-Town representer is currently

Queensland Places – Thursday Island – The naming of some of the main streets

The area now comprising the central area of Thursday Island was originally called Port Kennedy, in honour of the former Governor of Queensland, Sir Arthur Edward Kennedy.  However, over time, the name Thursday Island became more commonly used as the alternative to the name Port Kennedy. The first formal land survey, with the laying out... Read more

Australian Gun Control Won’t Work in the USA – Part One

The extreme form of gun control pushed onto the Australian electorate after the Port Arthur massacre in 1996 will not "work" in America. This post Australian Gun Control Won’t Work in the USA – Part One appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Trae Tha Truth’s Relief Gang Donates $10K To Port Arthur School District For Hurricane Relief

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

A lil positivity… Trae Tha Truth’s Relief Gang Donates $10,000 After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, a Houston native is continuing to pour money and resources into relief efforts. Hustle Gang Vice President Trae Tha Truth who personally drove a

Why Is a Dump for Hurricane Harvey Debris Next to an African American Community?

Tami Thomas-Pinkney’s house in Port Arthur, Texas, was not damaged when Hurricane Harvey soaked the city with up to 28 inches of rain on August 29. But now, a month and a half after the storm, she is preparing to move. Across the street...Show More Summary

Trump voters in storm-ravaged county confront climate change

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this...Show More Summary

Australia to U.S., after Las Vegas shooting: Here's how to get tough on gun control

6 months agoNews : USAToday: News

A 1996 massacre in Port Arthur led to tough gun laws and a national gun buyback scheme in Australia.        

His Home Flooded, the Port Arthur Mayor Puts His City First

6 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Texas mayor had four feet of water in his house after Harvey. Now, as his neighbors clean up their homes, he is trying to get the city back on its feet.

Bun B’s Hand In Hand Telethon Raised Over $40 Million For Hurricane Relief

The total amount raised was twice as much as the Port Arthur rapper had hoped.

Barges to provide housing for some Harvey-displaced Texans

Government officials say floating barges outfitted with living quarters will provide temporary homes for hundreds of Southeast Texas residents displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Port Arthur Mayor Derrick Freeman on Tuesday … Click to Continue »

Australian Gun Culture Part 22: More Amnesty Treasures

The media fed the wave of emotion after the Port Arthur Massacre. John Howard and Rebecca Peters had the plan in place, waiting for a suitable trigger. This post Australian Gun Culture Part 22: More Amnesty Treasures appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Texas Sushi Bar Makes 5,000 Meals For Hurricane Victims & Volunteers — Let's Thank Them!

Let's take a minute to appreciate the locals who are busting their asses to help their neighbors affected by Hurricane Harvey. Take, for example, the folks at Sake Sushi Bar and Lounge in Port Arthur, TX, who are doing everything they can to provide delicious meals to those who are running out of food. Video: This Hurricane [...]

Harvey Is Not a Natural Disaster

(Kim Brent/The Beaumont Enterprise via AP) Evacuees make their way to Max Bowl, which was converted to a shelter for those displaced by Harvey, in Port Arthur, Texas, on August 30, 2017. I t is long past time to stop calling events like Hurricanes Sandy, Katrina, and now Harvey, and likely Irma, natural disasters. Show More Summary

Hurricane Harvey Hits Home for Texas Environmental Hero Hilton Kelley

Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters were still receding from Port Arthur, Texas, on September 4, when Hilton Kelley and his wife Marie returned to their home and business for the first time since evacuating.  Port Arthur is located about 100 miles east of Houston on the Gulf Coast. Show More Summary

Hurricane Harvey’s Overlooked Victims

Ben Taub and the photographer Philip Montgomery on the recovery from Hurricane Harvey in the eastern Texas towns of Port Arthur and Beaumont.

This Woman’s Flooded Store Looks Brand New After She Refused To Give Up Hope

Just a few days ago, Hanh Nguyen was waist-deep in water. The water started rising at her store, Marie’s Seafood in Port Arthur, Texas, on Tuesday — the day that tropical storm Harvey dumped 26 inches of rain on the city, triggering flash flooding and causing thousands to evacuate. HuffPost visited Nguyen’s store on Thursday, when the water was still up to her calves.

With major roads swamped, photographer flies to Port Arthur

Port Arthur's major roads were swamped by rising waters brought by Harvey, and there were few images showing the devastation that virtually cut off the East Texas city.

Man describes grim post-Harvey life in Port Arthur, Texas

7 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Kenneth Milo, Jr. is one of the many people in Port Arthur, Texas who has been displaced by flood water. He describes his current living conditions and asks for help from fellow Americans.        

See Harvey’s Path From a Helicopter

7 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Get a 360-degree view of the flooding and damage caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in and around Houston and Port Arthur, Tex.

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