Lutcher presents “Nice Work If You Can Get It”

Nice Work

“Broadway’s Hilarious New Musical Comedy,” Nice Work If You Can Get It, is slated to play the Lutcher Theater Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM. Tickets ranging from $35-$65 are on sale now at, or by calling the

LU Small Business Development Center offers seminars and workshops

The Lamar University Small Business Development Center has announced the schedule for its fall business development seminars and workshops.  Fall workshops begin Sept. 30 with a presentation dedicated to branding.  Other topics will include Introduction to Spanish, Bookkeeping 101, credit score management,

Honeywell steps up for kid’s tourney

When was the last time that you unexpectedly suffered a flat tire on your boat trailer and just happened to be in front a tire dealership? In my case Friday afternoon it was pouring down raining and I had three

Orange Police Beat

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Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 22, and the morning of Sept. 23: Larceny from building, 86 W. John Traffic accident, 1600 Main Ave. Larceny from vehicle, 1703 N. 16th St. Found property,

LU to select student commencement speakers

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  Lamar University is pleased to announce a new and exciting student opportunity. At every December and May university commencement ceremony only, a selected representative of the student body will deliver a commencement address to the graduating class. On Dec.

Dangerous flooding in West Texas area


The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to be prepared for continued rising water and flooding of creeks, rivers, storm drains and low-lying areas across the West Texas region. “Additional rainfall is expected in areas of West

Evy’s Cajun Kitchen

rotisserie chicken

Every once in a while, I run across a recipe that I want to cook right away. I love to change recipes up and make them my own creation. I found this rotisserie recipe by accident when I was looking

St. Mary honors good Samaritans

St. Mary Samaritan

St. Mary Catholic School is honored to share the “Good Samaritan” award winners for this week. St. Mary staff nominates students they witness displaying acts of kindness, helping others and showing respect at school and within the community. The principal,

Stark Museum hosts Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

Stark pottery

Enjoy a wonderful day with the whole family to see the Stark Museum of Art new exhibition, Women, Art, & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise. Take the time to visit and see masterpieces of the American West. Visit this Saturday for free

WO-S football tickets on sale

Ticket sales for the WOS at vs. Richmond Foster varsity football game on Friday, Sept. 26, at 7:30pm, will be on sale in the WOS Athletic office the following days and times this week: Thursday - 9:00 am-12:00 pm, and 1:00-3:00 pm; Friday – 9:00 am-12:00 pm only. Ticket prices are

LU to host cheer, dance football clinic

lamar spirit team

The Lamar University Spirit Team will host the Cheer and Dance Football Clinic Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for Pre-K through 8th grade cheerleaders and dancers. Clinic participants will learn cheers and dance

BCCC accepting citizen, business of the year nominations

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year. Nominations can be dropped off or mailed to the Chamber at 150 W. Roundbunch Rd., Bridge City, TX., 77611, in a

LU providing math tutoring


The Lamar University Department of Mathematics is providing free math tutoring for students in grades K-12th at the R.C. Miller Library on Dowlen Road each Wednesday evening from 6:00-7:00 p.m.  The program began Sept. 3 and currently serves approximately 100 students per week by

LIT to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month

hispanic heritage

Lamar Institute of Technology will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an event from 10:00 a.m.-noon on Oct. 1 at the Multi-Purpose Center, Beaumont. Guest speaker will be Jesus Abrego, Director of Hispanic Youth Programs with the Diocese of Beaumont. Originally from Nuevo

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 19, 20, 21, and the morning of Sept. 22: Assist other agency, 201 8th St. Traffic accident, 603 Strickland Dr./Home Depot Theft, 2200 Monterrey Dr. Harassment, 2600

TxDOT wants public’s opinion on proposed bridge rehabilitation

Bayou Bridge

TxDOT will host an open house style public meeting Sept. 23 at the Orange County Expo Building to gain public opinion on the proposed rehabilitation of the E. Roundbunch Swing Bridge over Cow Bayou, just north of Lakeshore Farm Road in Orange

Gavin Bruney accuses opponent of filing in wrong district

Gavin Bruney

Gavin Bruney, the Democratic candidate for State Representative District 21, said at The Orange County Democratic Gala that his Republican opponent, Dade Phelan, filed his paperwork to run while he wasn’t residing in the district. Bruney added that state law

Mockingbird Calling

Mockingbird Perching

Gary Boudreaux was amazed when a Mockingbird, chirping wildly in his backyard, let him approach and then perched on his finger.   Once in a while a creature of the wild will interact with a human in a bizarre and

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 18, and the morning of Sept. 19: Traffic accident, 2305 Bolton Rd. Assault/family violence, 2 Circle C Theft, 5 Circle P Warrant service, 201 8th St. Disorderly

Law enforcement investigates metal theft


Thursday, Sept. 18, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Vidor Police Department, and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) worked in a joint operation to target metal theft related crimes in Orange County, to include all cities in Orange County. The

AMSET announces new exhibit


The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) presents two dynamic exhibitions showcasing artwork depicting various multifaceted and complex pieces. Dornith Doherty: Oasis and Celia Eberle: In the Garden of Ozymandias will be on view Sept. 20, through Jan. 4. An opening reception for both exhibitions