Hundreds attend National Dance Day in Orange County

National Dance Day Orange

Some were worried when the rain started mid-day Saturday , but it stopped a couple hours before the National Dance Day was to kick-off at 7 p.m. and a cool breeze actually blew in. People started arriving around 6 p.m.

Boil water notice issued for Mauriceville residents

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Residents of Mauriceville, from Zavala Rd. to Stallion Rd., were issued a boil water advisory due to a water main break. It is advised residents boil water before consumption. When the notice is lifted, water system officials will notify residents

Lamar cross country schedule released

After both the men and women took home Southland titles in 2013, the Lamar cross country program is set to take on a challenging meet schedule this season that will see the teams compete against some of the best programs

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the floowing calls between July 16 through July 22:   July 16: Theft of copper, Freeway Blvd., Vidor Theft, 5890 Church House Rd., Vidor Fraud, 6015 N. Hwy. 105, Vidor Recovery

Texas mayors pledge support to combat bullying

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Mayors in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico have signed onto a new partnership with The US Conference of Mayors and The BULLY Project as part of a major national initiative to develop local solutions-based responses to combat the epidemic of

CLEAT waives dues for members called to National Guard duty


Police officers who are members of the National Guard and called to active duty along the Texas-Mexico border will not have to pay their dues to the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas for the duration of their deployment. “As

Entergy’s “The Power to Care” Fund Raises $2.3 Million


Generous donations to The Power to Care of nearly $1.6 million from Entergy customers and employees in 2013 have been matched by shareholders for a total of $2.3 million in assistance funds for customers in need. Matching check presentations are

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 24, and the morning of July 25: Larceny from a building, 201 8th St.. Theft, 2225 Norwood Dr. Miscellaneous incidents, 608 Strickland Dr. Theft, 1405 Orange Ave.

Law enforcement seeks help locating fugitive Darius Jenkins

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrant division is asking the public’s assistance in locating a wanted fugitive and serial criminal:  Name: Darius Treyvon Jenkins Age: 22 years of age Height: 5’10 Weight: 165 lbs. Tattoos: Right Wrist: “Gabrielle” Left

Pinehurst Doctor’s Office raid by PD and DEA

Dr.Office raid

As a result of an ongoing investigation by the Pinehurst Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), a search warrant was executed at the office of Dr. Philip Cantu located at 220 Strickland Drive in Pinehurst. Pinehurst Police Chief

Man shot in leg near Bridge City

Calvert, Jason Clark (1)

According to a report from Clint Hodgkinson, chief deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call of a shooting in the 3100 block of Timberlake St. near the Bridge City area of Orange County around 3:40 p.m.,

Join Arbor Day Foundation, receive 10 free trees


Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will  receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 23, and the morning of July 24: Traffic/criminal violation, 5th and Burton Miscellaneous incidents, 212 Knox Resisting/interfering with police, 811 Texas Warrant service, 100 block Linda Warrant

Two arrested on felony drug, weapon charges

Posey, Ashely Nicole

Wednesday, at about 4:30 pm, officers with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, West Orange and Vidor police departments, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 16900 block of FM 1442, in Mauriceville. During the search, investigators located approximately

Trooper struck by vehicle while working accident

A DPS trooper was injured Wednesday evening while working an accident on IH-10 near FM 1136. The trooper, Kim Ousman, was working an accident when another vehicle struck her patrol car. The patrol car then struck Ousman. She was conscious

BC students attend workshop

BCHS Yearbook Editors 2014_2015

Bridge City High School yearbook students Bree Newsom, Editor and Gabriel Alvarez , Assistant Editor, traveled to Texas A & M University in College Station to attend the Balfour Communications Workshop July 18 through July 21.  The 2014 High School Communications

Two local students among leaders at LU workshop

Seven Lamar University undergraduate and four graduate computer science students are taking on the role of teacher this week as they lead a workshop to teach K-12 school teachers fundamental computing concepts and help the teachers develop curriculum materials for

St. Mary attends TASC Summer Workshop


The officers of St. Mary Catholic Student Council and NJHS attended the Texas Association of Student Councils Summer Leadership Workshop Training in Sherman, at Austin College. The officers attended meetings and training to bring back to share with the students

Skin cancer facts you should know for summer


Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer occurring in the United States. It is also the most rapidly increasing cancer. For the past 30 years, skin cancers have been increasing by about three percent each year.

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 22, and the morning of July 23: Mental subject, 505 Pier Rd. Warrant service, Beadle Rd. Warrant service, Broussard Cr. Traffic accident, 16th and Burton Warrant service,

Live bait choices make fishing interesting

No matter how hard lure manufacturers try they will never be able to create a lure that works better than real thing, period. The typical profile of the weekend angler is not that of the high end trophy trout hunter