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St. Mary announces winners in Depot contest

St. Mary art winners

St. Mary Catholic School Students placed in the “Save the Orange Depot Art Contest.”  First place winners were Clay Darby and Colton Claybar, 1st grade; Madelyn Smith, 3rd grade; Chloe Pellerin, 4th grade; Mallory Huggins, 6th grade, and  Carter Claybar,

NWS calling for seasonable, dry conditions

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is expecting seasonable and dry conditions through the weekend, with small rain chances in the Tuesday to Thursday time frame next week. Temperatures will be near normal. No rain is expected through Monday, and  small rain

WOS Stallions wrangle HF Short Horns

The Stallions hosted the Hamshire-Fannett Short Horns for their final home game of the year. The 7th grade team played first, winning 15-0. Keontae Strother rushed for the first TD, and Jackson Tims connected with Da’vion Riggs for the 2

LU gearing up for homecoming ’14

Lamar U

Lamar University will celebrate Homecoming 2014 with campus events throughout the week of Oct. 27. Events of special interest to the community include the bonfire/pep rally and the Homecoming Parade.  The bonfire/pep rally will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, beginning at 7 :00p.m. in

Orange Police Beat

cuffs and lights

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 23, and the morning of Oct. 24: Miscellaneous incidents, 1308 Dupont Dr. Miscellaneous incidents, 107 Campus St. Public intoxication, Curtis at 2nd Sexual assault, Bowling Ln. Public

Bill Wallace

Obit Wallace

Bill Virgil Wallace, 95, of Orange, passed away on Oct. 22, in Orange. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Monday, Oct. 27, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be his nephew, the Rev. Alan Wallace. Burial will

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

Joseph Marks, Sr.

Obit Marks

Joseph Percy “ J. P. “ Marks, Sr., 91, of Orange, passed from this life on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur.   Born Sept. 16, 1922 in Orange, to Joe and Pearl (Dyson)

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;

Mahala McCormack

Mahala “Polly” McCormack, 89, of Orange, passed away on Oct. 23, at her home. A memorial service will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, Nov. 1, at Grace Lutheran Church in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Tom Haas. Born in Gist, on Feb.

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)

FBC BC holds annual fall festival

First Baptist Church in Bridge City will hold its annual Fall Festival Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm. Come join the fun with games, food, and live music. For more information call 735-3581. The church is located at 200

Orange Police Beat

police beat 1

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

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

Cross Country champs to be honored Friday

Bridge City ISD is proud to honor and recognize the 10-year anniversary of the school’s 2004 Boys Cross Country State Championship. Members of that team will be introduced and recognized at halftime of Friday night’s varsity football game against Huffman.