St. Mary announces winners in Depot contest

St. Mary art winners

St. Mary Catholic School Students placed in the “Save the Orange Depot Art Contest.”  First place winners were Clay Darby and Colton Claybar, 1st grade; Madelyn Smith, 3rd grade; Chloe Pellerin, 4th grade; Mallory Huggins, 6th grade, and  Carter Claybar,

NWS calling for seasonable, dry conditions

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is expecting seasonable and dry conditions through the weekend, with small rain chances in the Tuesday to Thursday time frame next week. Temperatures will be near normal. No rain is expected through Monday, and  small rain

WOS Stallions wrangle HF Short Horns

The Stallions hosted the Hamshire-Fannett Short Horns for their final home game of the year. The 7th grade team played first, winning 15-0. Keontae Strother rushed for the first TD, and Jackson Tims connected with Da’vion Riggs for the 2

LU gearing up for homecoming ’14

Lamar U

Lamar University will celebrate Homecoming 2014 with campus events throughout the week of Oct. 27. Events of special interest to the community include the bonfire/pep rally and the Homecoming Parade.  The bonfire/pep rally will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, beginning at 7 :00p.m. in

Orange Police Beat

cuffs and lights

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 23, and the morning of Oct. 24: Miscellaneous incidents, 1308 Dupont Dr. Miscellaneous incidents, 107 Campus St. Public intoxication, Curtis at 2nd Sexual assault, Bowling Ln. Public

OHS art winners work to be displayed at Depot

OHS art winners

The results of the Orange Train Depot Steam Engine Art Contest were announced recently in Orange. Orangefield High School had four winners in this contest. Taking first place in the 11th grade division was John Ingram. First place in the 10th

St. Mary honor roll recipients

St. Mary Honors

St. Mary Catholic School held its first nine week honor roll award ceremony.  Students received awards for distinguished honor roll and 90 and above honor roll. Distinguished Honor Roll 95 and above 1st Grade Ethan Davidson David Derosier Catherine Doan

LCM runners advance to regional meet

Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School students, James Armstrong, Blake Kresser, and Olivia Keltz will advance to the Regional Cross-Country meet next weekend in Atascocita. James Armstrong blew away the competition in the 5K district race and brought home the title of

LCM teachers integral part of Mobile Mania


Little Cypress-Mauriceville teachers were once again an integral part of Region 5 Education Service Center’s Mobile Mania, a workshop to help teachers throughout southeast Texas learn to integrate technology in their classrooms. The sessions included topics such as global collaboration;

WOS schedules 9th grade/JV game

There will only be one 9th/JV (combination) football game vs. Hardin-Jefferson, Thursday, Oct. 30, beginning at 5:30pm. 

BC boys, girls track teams place in district meet

BC Boys Track

The Bridge City boys varsity team (right) recently won 1st in district. The individuals in the team are: Drew Walker, Daniel Oliphint, Graydon Glover, Coach Cody Knight, Nick Marcotte, Ruben Valencia, Jordan Fontenot, Conner Wilbur. The girls varsity team (below)

Orange Police Beat

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Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 21, 22, and the morning of Oct. 23: Traffic accident, Bear Path and Meeks Dr. Death, 3500 Edgar Brown Warrant service, 201 8th St. Warrant service, 1604

From the Creaux’s Nest

The Creaux's Nest

VOTING OFF TO GOOD START Voting got off to a great start Monday and voting was steady Tuesday. That’s a good sign because Orange County, over the last few years, has been notorious for low turnout. I’ve been asked how

LU’s Berry added to Performer of the Year watch list

Caleb Berry

Lamar’s record-setting quarterback Caleb Berry has been named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) National Performer of the Year watch list announced publication officials. A preseason All-Southland Conference selection, Berry is living up to the hype have become the

BC Council extends BP agreement

The Bridge City City Council approved a six month extension to the interlocal agreement with the city of Orange in seeking BP Deepwater Horizon restoration funding. The interlocal agreement is in regard to a consulting agreement with Tim Richardson to

Voters take to the polls on BCISD bond

Early voting began Monday and continues through Oct. 31, followed by the election on November 4th. On the ballot is a $25 million bond election for the Bridge City School District. The proposed bond is a result of nearly two

Mustang Insider

It took the whole first quarter for the Mustangs to get their engine going, but once they hit the gas, they never looked back, beating the Orangefield Bobcats, 42-14, to stay perfect in district play. “We were able to get

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Oct. 15 and Oct. 21: Oct. 15: Debit card abuse, 205 Border St., Orange Death investigation, 8678 Oak Rd., Orange Forgery, 3770 Victory Cr., Orange Burglary of

LU marching band selected for UIL exhibition honor

Lamar University’s marching band, known as the Showcase of Southeast Texas, will perform as the exhibition band at the University Interscholastic League’s Area F Conference 6A marching contest on Saturday, Oct. 25, in Houston. This is the first time that LU’s

Proposed levee route discussed at commissioners’ court

A protective levee around Orange County took another step in becoming a reality at the regular meeting of the Orange County Commissioners’ Court on Monday afternoon.Commissioners approved County Judge Carl Thibodeaux to sign a right of entry agreement with the U.S. Army

Early voting off to a good start

Early voting

The first day of early voting for the November 2014 General Election seems to have gotten off to a respectable start. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Monday was the first day of early voting. Results from the Orange County