New Keith Lake boat launch

New Keith Lake boat launch

Feeling fishy? There’s a new launch in town to what one official calls “some of the best fishing in Texas.” Head to Port Arthur and the new Walter Umphrey State Park Keith Lake Unit Boat Launch off Texas 87. The launch area guides boats into a popular fishing area...
008 Recommends Port Arthur Faith Trail

008 Recommends Port Arthur Faith Trail

Agent Cheré Coen presents “008 Recommends: The Faith Trail of Port Arthur” in the summer issue of “008” magazine. “Traveling around America, I’m always amazed at the strange hidden gems lurking around every corner. I love the quirky...
Wade Phillips roasted ‘like a boss’

Wade Phillips roasted ‘like a boss’

Museum of the Gulf Coast is adding a bust of Denver Broncos Coach Wade Phillips, which will appear in the Sports Hall of Fame near a bust of his father, Coach Bum Phillips, as well as Kansas City Chiefs player Jamaal Charles. All have Port Arthur ties, along with...
Port Arthur offers aquatic adventures

Port Arthur offers aquatic adventures

Mona L. Hayden  of “Louisiana Road Trips” visited Port Arthur for some aquatic fun. Here’s some of what she shared with readers: About 50 miles southwest of Lake Charles are sandy Gulf Coast beaches and marshlands that, along with the 90,000 acre...
Exploring the Universe

Exploring the Universe

Are we alone? Recent blockbuster movies including “Interstellar,” “Star Trek,” “Star Wars” and “Guardians of the Galaxy” show off a vast array of imaginary planets. Audiences are fascinated by the unusual landscapes, strange weather and fantastic alien life. What...