The Orangefield Bobcats will take their three-in-a-row victories on the road this week for a Saturday game against the Worthing Colts in Houston. On Friday the Bobcats (3-2) shocked the Newton Eagles with a late game comeback to win 25-20
David Ball For The Record The setting of an appeals hearing was delayed concerning a Vidor land developer at the regular meeting of the Orange County Commissioners’ Court on Monday afternoon. County Judge Carl Thibodeaux wanted to delay voting on
David Ball For The Record The deepening and widening of the Neches River should also have positive benefits for Orange County. The Sabine-Neches Navigation District announced last week the federal government will allow them to dredge its 65-mile-long ship channel
Details of the Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Homecoming Parade were released Tuesday. The parade will take place on Friday, Oct. 17, at 2:00 p.m., with the pep rally following immediately (approximately 3:30 p.m.) in Bear Stadium. This year’s theme is
Dan Patrick, Texas State Senator and Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor makes the following statement regarding today’s confirmation of Ebola virus in Dallas: “Today the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), along with the Commissioner of the Texas Department of State
The 5th annual Orange County BBQ Blow Out will be Oct. 10-11, at the Mauriceville Crawfish Grounds, located on Hwy. 62, just south of Hwy. 12. The BBQ Blowout, which is sponsored by the Orange County Go Texan teams, supports
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
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
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 some skeeter spray. He inquired
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
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
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.
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
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
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.