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OCRT Group to meet

The Orange County Retired Teachers group will meet on Monday, Feb. 9, at 10:30 am, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 401 37th Street, Orange. Guest speaker will be a member of Shangri La Botanical Gardens, giving advice on spring planting

Dry cold front headed into SE Texas

The National Weather Service is expecting a dry cold front to pass through the region tonight. Later this weekend, rain is forecast late Saturday through Sunday, with an inch of rain. After a cool start to next week, another round of rain is expected Tuesday into Wednesday.

My Five Cents

Sen Nichols

This week, the Lieutenant Governor began referring bills to committee and we will soon begin to hear them in committee. The legislative process kills more bills than it passes, which I consider a good thing. Only the best legislation which

LCJH students name Outstanding Soloists

LCJH soloists

Little Cypress Junior High choir teacher, Stephanie Teague, received notice this week that two of her students had been named “Outstanding Soloists” by the judges for whom they performed at the recent Texas Music Educators Association Solo and Ensemble Contest.

Missing Orange woman found


UPDATE - On Jan. 28, at about 8:30 a.m., Michelle Haydel contacted the Orange Police Department by telephone and disclosed her location. Officers arrived at that location and found Haydel to be unharmed and no longer missing. The Orange Police Department would like

Orange AAUW collecting books for annual sale

The Orange Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is beginning their annual drive to collect “gently used” books for their scholarship fund. All books, fiction, non-fiction, hardbound and paperback are needed. Also wanted are audio and video tapes,

Clydesdales to make annual appearance at PA Mardi Gras


Del Papa Distributing Company will sponsor the world-famous, eight-horse Budweiser Clydesdale hitch at a number of appearances in Port Arthur, between Feb. 10-15. The Clydesdales, which have served as a symbol of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled

Margie Jones

Margie Jones, 89, of Winnie died Tuesday, Jan. 27, at The Arboretum Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Winnie. She was born Sept. 26, 1925, in Childress, to Frances Owens and James L. Adams. Mrs. Jones is survived by her sons, James

LCM students experience Jason Project

Jason Project

Little Cypress Junior High and Mauriceville Middle School eighth graders recently participated in JASON 2015 at Lamar University. Students prepared and presented four different lessons to elementary students in grades 4-6 from across the Golden Triangle.  MMS taught a lesson on

Mustang’s Thompson named to DCTF Team

deionte thompson

Each year in its annual Winter Edition, the staff at Dave Campbell’s Texas Football seeks to honor the finest high school football players in Texas at each position, regardless of classification. It is called the All-Texas High School Team. It’s one of

Harvey Sterling

Obit H Sterling

Harvey Lee Sterling, 69, of Pinehurst passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Harvey was lifelong resident of Orange; born Dec. 19, 1945 in Orange to Naomi (Curl) and Sylvester Claude Sterling. He served his country in

Orange Police Beat

cop car cuffs

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Jan. 27, 28 and the morning of Jan. 29: Warrant service, 1600 IH-10 Traffic accident, Pine and 3rd St. Death, 1600 block Emerald Ln. Damaged property, 3819 Meeks

From the Creaux’s Nest

The Creaux's Nest

WHEN THINGS GO WRONG From time to time, every newspaper I’ve ever read makes mistakes and we make our share. We sometimes blame the Gremlins, or computer glitches, but most often it’s an employee error. Someone not following the rules. Last

LCE readers dine with teacher

LCE Readers

For the second year, Vicky Holland rewards students at Little Cypress Elementary who earn the highest AR reader points for each semester with dinner at a local restaurant. This year the two students for the first semester who earned Dinner

Nichols receives committee assignments

Sen Nichols

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced this evening that State Senator Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) will serve on four committees during the 84th Legislative Session. Nichols will serve on the Senate Intergovernmental Relations Committee, Natural Resources and Economic Development Committee and the

SE TX Workforce Development welcomes new CEOs

Brint Carlton

With the start of 2015, Southeast Texas Workforce Development Board has welcomed Judge Brint Carlton as one of their new Chief elected Officials (CEO). Judge Stephen Brint Carlton is the new County Judge for Orange County and replaces Judge Carl

John Gray Jr. announces campaign for WOCCISD Board of Trustees

John Gray

I, John H. Gray Jr., would like to announce that I will be running for a seat on the Board of Trustees for West Orange Cove Consolidated Independent  School District. I am a lifetime resident of Orange and a 1990

LCM High School participates in UIL Meet

Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School placed in several competitions, earning them Second in Sweepstakes and also in Overall Speech at the UIL Academic Meet at Nederland on Saturday, Jan. 24. The LCM HS team Individual winners include the following. In science,

American Legion to hold BBQ fundraiser

The American Legion Post 49, 108 Green Ave., Orange will hold a BBQ plate lunch fund raiser from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, Thursday, Feb. 5. Cost of each dinner is $8 and consists a link, potato salad, beans, bread

OHS participates in Invitational UIL Meet

Students at Orangefield High School participated in the Hamshire-Fannett Invitational UIL meet on Jan. 9 and 10. The following shows the students that placed in their events. Computer Applications First place, Kristen Blake and fourth place, Thanh Tsan. Spelling and

Three LCM athletes sign with colleges

Three LCM volleyball players signed letters of intent Monday, Jan. 26. Jade Piper signed with Seward County Community College in Kansas. Her honors include All-District outstanding setter; Orange Leader Top Setter; Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold Honorable Mention; Texas Sports Writers