BC High School Cheerleaders to sponsor safe New Year’s Eve lock-in

The Bridge City High School Cheerleaders are hosting a New Year’s Eve

lock-in for children in grades kindergarten to fifth grade. This

lock-in is a fundraiser for a cheerleading trip to Hawaii this summer

and it provides a safe, guilt-free New Year’s Eve to parents.

The lock-in will take place in The Next Level Gym in Bridge City and

the doors will open at 7 a.m. Children need to be picked up by 8 a.m.

the following morning.

Pizza and drinks will be served for dinner and donuts will be served

for breakfast. Snacks and extra drinks may be purchased all night long

for $1 each at the Hawaiian Snack Shack. New Year’s trinkets will be

for sale and photos with a cheerleader may be purchased for $10. The

photos will be ready to take home that morning.

Movies and gym floor space will be available to keep the kids buys and

the gym will have bouncers to keep the children safe and secure. Cost

is $50 per child and space is limited to the first 80 children. To sign

up or for more information, call 409-330-1905 or email


Holiday Hours of Stark Foundation Venues

The W.H. Stark House, Stark Museum of Art, Lutcher Theater, Shangri La

Botanical Gardens and Nature Center and the administrative offices of

the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation will be closed for the

Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

Christmas holiday hours will include all offices and venues closing

from Friday, December 24 through Monday, Dec. 27. Regular working hours

will resume Tuesday, Dec. 28.

New Year’s holiday hours will include all offices and venues closing at

2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 31, and they will remain closed through Monday,

Jan. 3, 2011. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.

Unclaimed BCHS Graduation Photos

The Counselor’s Office at Bridge City High School has graduation

photographs of prior students who ordered picture packages but failed

to pick them up. You may visit our website at www.bridgecityisd.net for

a list of students for whom we have pictures or call 409-735-1539 for

more information. Pictures will be discarded after Jan. 31, 2011.

American Legion Post 49 to host New Year’s Eve Dance

The American Legion Post 49 will be hosting a New Year’s Eve dance on Friday, Dec. 31 and will start at 8 p.m.

The music will be played to order, “you name it, we play it.” They will be playing music from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Tickets cost $20 for a couple and $10 for singles. Call 409-221-7937, 409-886-1241 or 409-886-9861 for table reservations.

OFHS Library Club and Theatre Troupe host ‘Socks for the Needy and Homeless’

The Orangefield High School Library Club and Theatre Troupe members are

hosting a “Socks for the Needy and Homeless” drive.  They are

collecting new pairs of socks from now until Jan. 15, 2011. The socks

will be donated to the sheltering organizations here in Orange County

to specifically help those ill or in need here at home. Donations may

be brought to the Orangefield High School office or library.  For more

information please contact the high school at 409-735-3851.



2011 pound weight loss challenge issued

Greg the trainer has initiated a challenge to Bridge City and Orange

County residents to lose 2011 pounds collectivly from Jan. 1, 2011 thru

April 1, 2011. He is providing full support for individual success and

has prizes from the community to be awarded each month for the greatest

monhly loser. There is a grand prize for the one who has lost the most

by april. For information call greg at 409-550-0777 or e-mail  to

gregthetrainer@yahoo.com. There is no long-term membership required to

any organization.

LIT announces holiday break

Lamar Institute of Technology will close for winter break at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23.

All offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until then.

The campus will reopen at 8 a.m. on Jan. 3, 2011. The first day of the Spring 2011 semester is Jan. 10.