The Rev. Sinclair Oubre, director of the Apostleship of the Sea ministry, hosted the 20th annual Maritime Day ceremony on May 22 at the Port of Port Arthur. As barge and tug traffic slid past in the background, dozens gathered at the Port of Port Arthur to remember those that make their living, and sometimes lose their lives, serving at sea.
The Waldman Smallwood Law Firm was named winner of the BBB Torch Award for Workplace Ethics at the May 15 annual dinner.Carl Waldman, firm founder, is second from left. The Waldman Smallwood Law Firm of Beaumont was the recipient of the Better Business Bureau's 2007 Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics.
Helen Lord spoke about her late husband Everett Lord at the announcement of the Southeast Texas Legends Scholarship from Lamar University named in his honor. Another legal legend from Southeast Texas is the latest to be honored with a Lamar University scholarship.