Police did not release the suspects’ names.This assault is under investigation by the Port Arthur Police Department Criminal Investigations Division. A 22-year-old male and 20-year-old female, each from Port Arthur, were taken into custody, transported to the Jefferson County Jail and charged with aggravated assault. A 55-year-old Port Arthur man was beat up in a parking lot, authorities said, leading to a hospital trip and the arrest of two suspects in their 20s.A Port Arthur Police officer on patrol in the 5000 block of Gulfway Drive at 4:44 p.m. Sunday observed what appeared to be a “large disturbance in a private parking lot.” Sgt. Shannon Meaux said further investigation revealed a 55-year-old male had been assaulted, sustaining “serious injuries” in the process.“The victim’s injuries were not life-threatening and he was taken to a local hospital by ambulance,” a police release said.
Vermont State Colleges,Vermont Business Magazine In recognition of the exceptional leaders who have built and sustained the Vermont State Colleges (VSC) since 1961, the Board of Trustees will confer its first Award for Extraordinary Contribution as part of the new Vermont State Colleges Hall of Fame. This awardee will be inducted to the Hall of Fame along with five accomplished alumni from each of the member colleges. The Vermont State Colleges Hall of Fame will highlight the accomplishments of the VSC’s many talented alumni and shine a spotlight on the positive impact the VSC has on the economic, intellectual, and civic wellbeing of Vermont. The winner of the Award for Extraordinary Contribution and the five alumni inductees will be recognized at the Vermont State Colleges Hall of Fame celebration on March 9, 2016 at the Capitol Plaza in Montpelier. Proceeds from the event will fund scholarships for Vermont students.The Board invites nominations from the public for a person or organization that has made a significant and positive impact on the Vermont State Colleges system. We seek nominees whose accomplishments are a reflection of the ideals of the Vermont State Colleges institutions and the system; who have provided exemplary service to the State of Vermont; and/or whose outstanding work has made a significant, positive impact on the Vermont State Colleges system.How to submit a nomination:· Nominations open November 1st and will be accepted until November 23rd.· Choose “VSC Hall of Fame” at www.vsc.edu/about-vsc(link is external) to fill out a nomination form (direct link: http://www.vsc.edu/about-vsc/Pages/VSC-Hall-of-Fame.aspx(link is external))· Nominations should include a statement of 500 words maximum explaining why the individual or organization should be chosen. · A resume or summary of the nominee’s work and community involvement should be submitted as well.· Nominees for the Trustees award will be chosen by the Board at its December, 2015 meeting. For more information about the Award for Extraordinary Contribution and the VSC Alumni Hall of Fame, please choose “VSC Hall of Fame” at www.vsc.edu/about-vsc(link is external).Source: VSC. 10.30.2015