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

Orangefield’s Dickerson commits

Katelyn Dickerson, senior from Orangefield HS, has committed to continue her academic and softball career at Florida State College at Jacksonville. She will become a member of the Blue Waves softball team next fall. She aspires to be a demtal

MMS runners show strong

MMS Track

Mauriceville Middle School cross country runners showed strong at the District meet on Saturday. From right in the attached photo, Eli Peveto took first, with Jackson Baeza earning third, and Trevor Turner coming in ninth in his first ever race.

Uzzle Outdoors


Trophies on the mind October is a special month for every hunter and fisherman for a variety of reasons and they are all good. Our first real crisp mornings generally show up in October and that triggers all kinds of

Man injured while riding tractor

At approximately 3:32 pm, Monday, Oct. 20, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 6000 block of Steinhagen Rd. in Labelle. Dispatchers said the call came from a gentleman that was brush-hogging. The man advised that a tree limb

Orange Police Beat

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Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 20, and the morning of Oct. 21: Found property, 1300 block 16th Simple assault, 111 Pine Ave. Security check, 6312 Ashton Simple assault, 201 8th St. Assault/intimidation/stalking,