Evy’s Cajun Kitchen

peanut butter cheese ball

This item is perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas office parties. I have taken this to family gatherings and parties many times. Not only is it easy to make, but it can be made ahead of time and frozen or refrigerated.

Texas Rangers hand over case to Grand Jury

On July 11, the Texas Rangers initiated an investigation into the shooting death of Joseph Kevin Greer of Vidor at the request of Police Chief Dave Shows. Because the shooting death involved two Vidor police officers, the Texas Rangers were

LU’s Edwards named to All League Team

Dominique Edwards

Lamar University forward Dominique Edwards was named to the second team of the Southland Conference’s Preseason All-League team the conference announced Tuesday. Edwards, a graduate student at Lamar this year, averaged 14.1 points and 8.0 rebounds for Lamar last season,

Kaz’s Korner

Texans, Cowboys Sitting Well at NFL’S Halfway Point The National Football League last weekend reached the half-way mark in its 16-game 2014 schedule with several surprises and quite a few disappointments. The two franchises in our fair state—the Dallas Cowboys

Area businesses ride to the rescue

Dickie's column

You know you have an enviable job when the majority of hard working folks list your job over in the recreation column. After forty two years of hiring out as a fishing guide I could not agree more with their

OCSO Weekly Reports

Sheriff badge

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Oct. 22 and Oct. 28: Oct. 22: Death investigation, 1340 Randi St., Vidor Assault, 275 Carla St., Vidor Criminal mischief, 7327 N. Hwy. 87 Assault, Main at

Mustang Insider

It was a perfect night for football-clear skies, a cool breeze, a stadium full of Mustang fans and the newest addition, a student section full of screaming students with signs and noisemakers all adorned in pink for breast cancer awareness.

Lamar Alum takes top spot in Marine Corps Marathon


Former Lamar cross country standout Samuel Kosgei took the top spot in the Marine Corps Marathon hosted in Arlington, Va. and Washington D.C. on Sunday. In just his third 26.2-mile race, Army Spec. Kosgei ran the marathon in two hours,

Chance that Thibodeaux may stay on temporarily as judge

There’s a possibility that current Orange County Judge Carl Thibodeaux may stay in office a little longer than he anticipated. Major Brint Carlton, Republican nominee for Orange County judge and assistant district attorney is currently stationed in Italy to assist

LSC-PA nursing program affiliates with GTEC

LSCPA Nurses

One of the oldest nursing programs in the area is keeping up to date by joining forces with the newest provider of emergency care, Golden Triangle Emergency Center. Eursula Davis, coordinator of Lamar State College-Port Arthur’s Vocational Nursing (LVN) Program,

Early voting enters second week

The second week of Early Voting for the 2014 General Election on Nov. 4 remained steady according to  data from the Orange County Elections Administration office.Overall, there are 6,564 votes cast in the county. As of Monday, Oct. 27, there was a

Candidates to participate in forum

Democratic Candidate for Texas Attorney General is the first Statewide Candidate to accept the invitation to attend a candidate forum for all candidates running for office on the November 4th General Election Ballot. Also scheduled to appear are Mike Cole

Texas ranks 10th best on business taxes


Texas has the 10th best tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index, released this morning by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. The Lone Star State’s rank remains unchanged since last October. The Index,

WOS first six weeks honor roll

West Orange-Stark Elementary has released their first six weeks honor roll: First Grade: Superintendent’s Honor Roll Jaden Arthur, Nataly Blackwell, Jackson Carter, Camron Cook, Geramicah Davis, John Depwe, Shara Doucet, Gracie Ducharme, Kaylee Ellis, Jasmine Fairley, Lauren Fitzsimmons, Ezekiel Getuya,

Bridge City girl bags first buck

Brooke Carpenter

Brooke Carpenter, 8, of Bridge City, killed her first deer while hunting with her dad, Brian, in Sabine County. The pair took to the woods on a recent Saturday evening during a youth hunting weekend. When the spike buck came

Orange Police Beat

police line tape

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 27, and the morning of Oct. 28: Theft, 2900 IH-10 Theft, 1105 18th St. Warrant service, 1301 16th St. Found property, 201 8th St. Found property, 1708

Local haunted hotel closed due to fire

Haunted Hotel

A local Halloween favorite haunt is closed for the season following an early morning fire. The Haunted Hotel, suffered a loss after an electrical fire broke out at the Sport Connection entertainment complex, in the 6700 block of Patillo Rd.

Baby wipes recalled, may contain bacteria


Nutek Disposables, Inc. of McElhattan, PA has initiated a nationwide voluntary product recall at the retail level of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties,Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles,

Brandon Price featured for lecture series

Brandon Price

Emerging Innovations in the Life Sciences (and Why You Need to Think Like an Entrepreneur) will be the topic of discussion for Brandon Price for the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series.  The lecture is scheduled for Nov. 4, at 11:10 a.m. in Landes Auditorium,

Professional Dental Center named BCCC Business of Month

Professional Dental Center

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that it has named Professional Dental Center as Business of the Month for October.  Dr. David Olson, accepted the award from Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Elyse Thibodeaux on Oct.

JCSO seeking dangerous fugitive


The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrant Division is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a dangerous wanted fugitive. The Warrant division is attempting to locate Kendrick Leron Malbrough, a black male. Malbrough is 18 years of age, 5’9″ tall