One dead, several injured in IH-10 crash

accident

Late Tuesday afternoon, at about 4:30, the driver of a semi-truck lost control in the eastbound lane of IH-10 and hit the center retaining wall after hitting two other vehicles. The truck then burst into flames. The trailer on the

Orange County Health/Restaurant Inspections

restaurant inspections

Orange County Health Inspector James Scales made the following inspections on area businesses from Aug. 16 through Aug. 31: Kajun Seafood and Wing II, 1102 Park Ave., Orange – Need to date and cover all foods inside coolers/freezers, freezer door

Bandiero named St. Mary TOM

Beth Bandiero TOM

St. Mary Catholic School is honored to announce Mrs. Beth Bandiero as our “Teacher of the Month” for September. Mrs. Bandiero was chosen by her dedication to her students and parents, her amazing cooperation and her tremendous pride in St.

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Aug. 27 and Sept. 2: Aug. 27: Suspicious circumstances, 20871 Hwy. 62, Orange Criminal mischief, 6020 Gulf Rd., Orange Theft, 1595 Ricky St., Vidor Theft, 6259 Dunromin

WOS seeking volunteers for reading program

books

The West Orange – Stark Elementary Build Great Readers program is seeking volunteers to participate in a partnership program which matches volunteer partners to classrooms, grades kindergarten to five. Volunteers spend approximately 45 minutes per week reading with individual students

Don’t take chances, get flu shot this fall

flu-shot

The flu is nothing to sneeze at, especially if you’re an older adult. About 226,000 Americans will land in the hospital this year as a result of the flu and its complications, and anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 will die

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 29, 30, Sept. 1, and the morning of Sept. 2: Warrant service, 14th and Burton Ave. Damaged property, 1218 Jayway St. Warrant service, 205 Border St. Public

Starlight COGIC to present family conference

family conference

The Starlight Church of God in Christ church family, at 2800 Bob Hall Rd. in Orange, would like to invite the public to the Family Conference Crusade. The theme of the conference is Let’s Stay Together, Sept. 18-20. Thursday,  Sept. 18

Nancy’s Kitchen

Nancy McWhorter

  Due to some of the members’ attrition of the Ladies Sunday school class I have attended since joining Minden First Baptist Church and the wishes of the other Ladies’ class’s teacher to give up teaching for time to travel, the classes

Evy’s Cajun Kitchen

bacon smokies

Are you ready for some football? Better yet, are you ready for some football food? Nothing says family football watching parties, or playing armchair quarterback with friends, like good old snacks. Pair these snacks with your favorite adult beverages and

INVISTA donation to Salvation Army benefits boys, glirls club

INVISTA Salvation Army

INVISTA recently donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Orange. The donation assisted with purchasing additional supplies and equipment for the club’s summer and after-school programs. “INVISTA is pleased to support the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club

Join Arbor Day Foundation, receive free trees

live_oak

Everyone from Texas who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free live oak trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees that will benefit

Tickets for WOS, PNG game on sale

mustang

Reserve ticket sales for the home game WOS Mustangs vs PNG Indians varsity football game, will be on sale in the WOS Athletic office the following days and times this week: Thursday, Sept. 4, from 9:00 am – 12:00, and 1:00 –

Nancy’s Kitchen

Nancy McWhorter

Due to some of the members’ attrition of the Ladies Sunday school class I have attended since joining Minden First Baptist Church and the wishes of the other Ladies’ class’s teacher to give up teaching for time to travel, the classes made

BC Little Caesars open for business

Little Caesars

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to welcome Little Caesars to Bridge City on Aug. 26. Little Caesars is owned by the Breaux family, lifelong Southeast Texans. The principal owner, Curtis D. Breaux, grew up in

Suspicious activity lands woman behind bars

An Orange woman was arrested early Friday morning after police observed her acting suspicious in the parking lot of Baptist Hospital. Shannon Darwin, 36, appeared to be talking to herself and pacing back and forth while talking to herself. She

Lower electric bills on the horizon

Customers in Entergy Texas’ service territory have good news coming their way. The fixed fuel factor which stays on bills for six months at a time is dropping, beginning with September billing cycles. A fuels-cost refund will take place over

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 28, and the morning of Aug. 29: Traffic accident, 16th St. and IH-10 Warrant service, 16th and IH-10 Follow-up investigation, 1104 N. 16th St. Warrant service, 1555

HEB Plus! stores to offer Christmas lay-aways

H-E-B is offering customers more ways to save with the launch of its annual layaway program in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. The Free Layaway Today program will be offered in all H-E-B plus! locations and requires no opening fee for

David Self Ford becomes Sabine River Ford

Sabine River Ford logo

David Self Ford has announced it is changing its name to Sabine River Ford.This, along with the construction of our new state-of-the-art facility will  symbolize a new era for Ford in Orange County. Ross Smith, owner since 2011 is very

IFA announces High School Saltwater Championship

IFA logo

The Inshore Fishing Association (IFA) has joined with the Student Angler Federation (SAF) to develop the first ever High School Saltwater Championship. The inaugural event, which features a two-person team format for students in grades 9-12, will take place Sunday, Oct.