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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

Carolyn Griffith

Obit Griffith

Carolyn Joye Griffith, 67, passed away peacefully at Veranda House in Katy, Thursday, Sept. 18. Born Oct. 19, 1946, in Longview, to Nola Jean Roberts and Elvis Clyde “Sonny” Reynolds, she graduated from Bridge City High School in 1964. Carolyn

Hank Shores

Obit Hank Shores

Hank Cecil Shores, born Sept. 1,1949 in Orange, passed away peacefully in Alamosa, Co., on Sept. 17. Hank was a 1967 graduate of Orangefield High School, attended Lamar University and the University of Texas at Austin. Shortly after graduating he

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

BCHS schedules homecoming festivities


Bridge City High School will have homecoming festivities Friday, Sept. 19. The following events are planned for BCHS homecoming celebration: 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm  Friday:      *Reception honoring the classes of 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994, 2014 and all Classic

Orange Police Beat

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Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 17`, and the morning of Sept. 18: Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, 2600 Allie Payne Rd. Miscellaneous incidents, 612 3rd St./Mt Calvary Church Warrant service, 3rd and

Former WW II POWs to be given tribute


Four former World War II prisoners of war will be honored at the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home at Friday, Sept. 19. To be held in the home’s chapel, the event will include a presentation of the formal POW/MIA Table Ceremony

Orange County man guilty of child pornography violations

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A 32-year-old Orange, man has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Jason Ryan Bickham pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography on Sep. 17, before U.S. Magistrate

WO-C to hold substitute orientation


West Orange – Cove CISD will hold a Substitute Orientation on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the West Orange – Stark High School senior cafeteria. The orientation session is for new and current teacher, paraprofessional, food

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Sept. 16, and the morning of Sept. 17: Warrant service, 205 Border St. (2) Warrant service, 1555 16th St. Larceny from vehicle, 1619 16th St. Traffic accident, 2300

BCISD Superintendent answers questions regarding bond

BC Superintendent Mike King

Have questions about the Bridge City Independent School district’s bond election? Mike King, superintendent of schools, has some answers to your questions and possibly some questions you haven’t thought about. When is the election? Early Voting begins October 20 and

Two arrested after suspicious behavior

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A couple was arrested Tuesday morning in the Waffle House parking lot after police responded to a call about suspicious behavior. Officers responded to the 2300 block of Hwy. 62 at approximately 1:30 am, and met with the suspects who

Confederate Memorial near completion

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One year later, the Confederate Memorial of the Wind is nearly completed at the intersection of Interstate 10 and MLK Drive in Orange with the exception of erecting the flag poles, concrete benches and some landscaping. RECORD PHOTO: David Ball

John Cleven

Obit Cleven

John Junior “ Sonny “ Cleven, 84, of Mauriceville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Born Aug. 5, 1930 in Utica, Wi. to John Syvernious Cleven and Josephine Freda (Rahberger) Cleven, he was owner and operator

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Sept. 10 through Sept. 16: Sept. 10: Assault, 205 Border St./OC Correctional Facility, Orange Missing person, 1480 Freeway Blvd./Gateway Travel Plaza, Vidor Assault/family violence, 1255 Liberty St.,

GOACC announces Shop Orange County campaign

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Bridge City and Vidor Chambers of Commerce and launched a “Shop Orange County” campaign. This campaign is designed to educate our local citizens about the many advantages to keeping

Mustang Insider

Meri Elen Jacobs For The Record The forecast of bad weather and rain didn’t stop the Mustangs from travelling to Jasper this past Friday night. It also didn’t stop the Mustang defense OR offense, who gave the Bulldogs a pretty

Bass Federation inducted into Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame


 The Bass Federation (TBF), a grassroots fishing, youth and conservation organization that got its start when the first federation club formed in 1968, has been named among the 2015 class of inductees enshrined into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of

Tractor Supply hosting pet appreciation week


Tractor Supply Co. in Orange will host family and pet activities Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of Pet Appreciation Week. Sept. 17 – 21, Pet Appreciation Week or P.A.W. is Tractor Supply’s annual event to celebrate pets and introduce families to the

Orange County Health/Restaurant Inspections

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Orange County Health Inspector James Scales made the following inspections on area businesses from Sept. 1 through Sept. 15: Walmart #457, 1350 N. Main St. Vidor – Score – 100 On Your Way Too, 110 S. Main St., Vidor. Store