LCJH groundbreaking kicks off construction

LCJH groundbreaking

Another project funded by the 2013 Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bond Election broke ground on construction today. At Little Cypress Junior High, several community members were on hand for the ceremony, as well as school officials, board members, Bond Committee members and

OCSO Weekly Reports

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Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 24 through Sept. 30: Sept. 24: Animal bite, 12512 Sandridge Rd., Vidor Theft, 100 Old Hwy. 90, Vidor Reckless driving/criminal mischief, 9561N. Hwy. 62/Jay’s Automotive, Vidor

WO-S tickets on sale at Newton stadium


All tickets for the WOS vs Newton game have to be purchased the evening of the game, Oct. 3,  at their gate. The gates open at 5:30pm. Ticket prices are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Directions to Newton stadium: Take 87 N. to

Northern Virginia Nightmare

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Melodie McClain For The Record Driving his sister’s 1997 Nissan Sentra, Jesse LeRoy Matthew, Jr., 32, headed south to Texas, fleeing from Virginia State police surveillance. On September 23, he walked into Swedes Grocery store at Crystal Beach and bought

LU presents Judith Jamison in lecture series


Lamar University will present Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, in a free public lecture in the Lamar University Academic Lecture Series, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. An American dancer and choreographer, Jamison is an icon in

Art of Beer coming to AMSET

Art of Beer

Something big is brewing once again this fall at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET). From 6:00-10:00 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, AMSET will host its 8th annual Art of Beer fundraising event where beer lovers and those new to

Orange Police Beat

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Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 29, and the morning of Sept. 30: Traffic accident, 4080 IH-10 Evading detention, Strickland and Ridgemont Warrant service, 900 Cordrey Ave. Warrant service, 201 8th St. Burglary,

Vidor police investigation auto/pedestrian fatality

auto pedestrian

A fatal hit and run auto/pedestrian accident is being investigated by Vidor police this morning. Vidor police chief, Dave Shows told local news sources that Carlton Lee Newman, 46, of Ore City, near Longview, died in the collision Tuesday morning.

Lower Electricity Bills are on the Way


Although summer’s energy-guzzling hot weather and high temperatures will stick around through September, Southeast Texans will soon see relief with a drop in their electricity rates that will last into next year. You can expect a 12 percent decrease in

Big flounder on the move

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If you have kids or grand kids that love to fish do not forget to mark down October 11th on your calendar.The S.A.L.T. club is hosting a kid’s only tournament that could not be any more convenient for parents and

Orange man recognized by A&M Engineering

Tony Lewis of Lanxess Corp in Orange, has been recognized as a Certified Safety & Health Official (CSHO) by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), a component agency of the Texas A&M University System. In July of 1994, the

OES students parade hats

Hat parade

Kindergarteners at Orangefield Elementary School concluded the week with the annual “Hat Parade”.  Students were asked to design and/or wear a hat to school because “H” was the letter of the week.  

OES receives library grant

Library Grant

Sunshine Copeland received a $2,500 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The money will be used to purchase e-books and audiobooks for Orangefield Elementary School.  

Free FM offers non-traditional format


Music consumption habits have changed, no one fills their music players with single genres of music; real people listen to songs. Free FM doesn’t have a traditional “format”, but instead is “free” of the genres assigned by record companies and

Pinehurst Police Beat

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Officers from the Pinehurst Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 4 through Sept. 28: Sept. 4: Theft of a wallet was reported at a retail store in the 100 block of Strickland Dr. A White male identified

OC Livestock Show, auction coming to Mauriceville

OC Livestock

The Orange County Livestock Show Association will host a livestock show and auction, Oct. 10-11 at the Barn on the Mauriceville Fairgrounds, located at Cohenour Rd. and Hwy. 62. The students participating are involved in either FFA within their schools,

St. Mary names raffle winner

football raffle

St. Mary Catholic School is proud to announce Jessie Pham of Groves as the winner for the football fundraiser raffle ticket sale. This prize included two Dallas Cowboy vs Houston Texans tickets, two nights at the Dallas Hilton Gardens, and

Man struck, killed by vehicle

auto pedestrian

UPDATE The name of the auto pedestrian accident victim ha sbeen released. The man has been identified as Richard Greer Lindley, 50, of West Orange.  W/M 01/08/1964 Previous report: On Sept. 27, at 8:37 P.M., Orange police responded to a call of a traffic accident at

Orange Police Beat

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Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 26, and the morning of Sept. 29: Follow-up investigation, 406 W. Cypress Ave. Traffic accident, 2947 16th St. Miscellaneous incidents, Hwy. 62 and IH-10 Assault/family violence, 6748

BYOT session scheduled at LCM CISD

Peggy Hale, Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD’s Instructional Technology Specialist, will hold a “Bring Your Own Technology” (BYOT) session for parents and students on October 2, at 8:00  a.m. in the LCM High School technology lab. The BYOT project allows LCM students in Grades 3 through

LU Theatre presents madcap comedy ‘Anton in Show Business’


Jane Martin’s “Anton in Show Business” is a fast-paced, satirical look into the world of theatre as three women pursue their dream of performing a play by Anton Chekhov in Texas. Produced by the Department of Theatre & Dance at Lamar University,