Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs running back, calls Port Arthur home.
The Port Arthur News will present a homecoming roast with some football greats at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center at Lamar State College – Port Arthur. The event will feature:
• Little Joe Washington – San Diego Chargers, Baltimore Colts, Washington Redskins and Atlanta Falcons
• Mitch Holthus – play-by-play announcer, Kansas City Chiefs
• Earl Campbell – Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints
• Earl Thomas – Seattle Seahawks
• Coach Wade Phillips – defensive coordinator, Denver Broncos
• Coach Andy Reid – head coach, Kansas City Chiefs
• Nick Wright – CBS Houston.
Individual tickets are $125 and proceeds benefit the Port Arthur Education Foundation and the Port Arthur Historical Society, which operates Museum of the Gulf Coast. For tickets and table information, call 409-984-6262. Host hotel: Holiday Inn Park Central, Jimmy Johnson Boulevard, Port Arthur.