Powering A New Day: Entergy sees new growth in energy sector

Entergy completed construction of its Ninemile 6 power plant in Westwego, La., in December 2014. The natural gas power plant ranked among the largest power generation projects completed in the nation in 2014.

By investing in infrastructure and strengthening the safety and reliability of the power it provides, Entergy helps to drive growth and bring jobs to the communities the company serves.

Not quite a century ago, President Calvin Coolidge famously said, “The chief business of the American people is business.” For most of our nation’s 239-year history, the heart of that business has been heavy industry — cars to chemicals, fertilizer to steel. America has always been a country that “makes stuff.”

Christus unveils rebranding, expansion in Southeast Texas

Christus Health CEO Ernie Sadau speaks at a press conference Monday, June 29 in Port Arthur.

Southeast Texans will see significant changes in many area Christus Health facilities, particularly in Mid-County, in the near future following an announcement by the international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system Monday, June 29. The announcement came at a press conference Monday in Port Arthur at 8801 Ninth Ave., the site of what will become a new outpatient facility in Mid-County, expected to open by the end of 2015.

What businesses, individuals can learn from the 'alleged' Cardinals’ hack of the Astros network

Baseball fans have likely heard about the “alleged” hack of the Houston Astros’ internal computer network, supposedly by high-ranking personnel working for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Houston field office of the FBI is currently investigating what may be a case of industrial espionage. While no official report has yet been released by the FBI, preliminary reports indicate that Jeff Luhnow, the Astros’ general manager, who was an executive in the Cardinal’s organization until 2011, may have been targeted.

BETCO Scaffolds celebrates 70 years of business

Builders Equipment & Tool Company (dba BETCO Scaffolds), in commemoration of its 70th anniversary, recognized customer of 41 years JT Thorpe Company on Wednesday, June 10, in Beaumont.

Betco Beaumont Branch Manager Dona Breeding and Construction Manager Anthony Albert presented a plaque and clock to JT Thorpe buyer Bill Jones, Vice President and Business Unit Manager Stephen Reynolds, and Vice President of Special Projects Keith West. The celebration took place at the JT Thorpe Company in Beaumont on Wednesday, June 10.

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