Nick’s Grocery in Port Arthur closing

A Port Arthur staple is slated for closure. The owners of Nick’s Grocery at 3149 39th St. announced it would soon shutter its doors. Nick and Dorothy Nicotre opened Nick’s Grocery on Sept. 27, 1959, and it’s still owned by the Nicotre and Plagman families.

Gulf Shrimp Liberty Act signed into law

HB1260, known as the Gulf Shrimp Liberty Act, was signed into law Thursday, June 15 by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill will require an occupational license for non-Texas commercial shrimpers for the unloading of shrimp in Texas and takes effect Sept. 1, according to the author of the bill, Rep. Dade Phelan.

Texas Small Land Sales Report 2017

Texas small land sales volume experienced strong gains in 2016, while the average price per acre declined slightly statewide, according to the Texas Small Land Sales Report released Friday, June 23, by the Texas Association of Realtors.
“As our state’s population continues to grow and the footprints of Texas cities expand, the demand for rural land will only increase,” said Vicki Fullerton, chairman of the Texas Association of Realtors. “At the same time, after consecutive years of rapid growth in real estate land prices, prices in many regions have leveled off.”

Rikenjaks offers craft beer, Louisiana comfort food, live entertainment

A popular Southwestern Louisiana bar and grill has made its way across the state line to Southeast Texas.