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 Bill Hughes

At the Riverfront Pavilion in Orange on Monday, April 20, Sabine River Authority engineer Bill Hughes (center) discusses plans to use grant money from the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill restoration funding to build a Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility in Orange County.

Flint Hills Resources continues its investment in LSC-PA

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For the third consecutive year, Flint Hills Resources Port Arthur has invested in the students of Port Arthur through scholarships at Lamar State College-Port Arthur. Flint Hills Resources presented a $10,000 contribution to the Port Arthur Higher Education Foundation to be used for scholarships in the Process Technology and Instrumentation programs at Lamar State College-Port Arthur. This is the third allocation by Flint Hills Resources, bringing its total contribution to the college to $26,000.

LIT to offer Money Management course

Lamar Institute of Technology’s Workforce Training Department will offer a course on Money Management.

Classes began April 25, and two more classes will be offered on May 16 and 30. Class times are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The class will be held at the Technology Center building on the campus of LIT.

Topics discussed will include how to increase your paycheck by 10 percent or more, the need for insurance, how to write a budget and how to be debt-free in 3-7 years, among others.

Cost is $35 a course. For more information or to register, call (409) 880-8114.

Lamar University to offer port managment courses

Beginning with the fall 2015 semester, Lamar University in Beaumont will offer port management classes, the school announced on its website. The three initial courses will be part of a future master’s degree program and will also include related industry-specific certifications, said Dr. Brian Craig, professor and chair of the industrial engineering department and head of the port management initiative.