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Charles Gans

The Celebration of Life for Mr. Charles Edward Gans, 70, of Orange, will be Saturday, March 7, at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction

Orange Police Beat


Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between March 3, 4 and the morning of March 5: Warrant service, 111 Pine Field release, 902 Park Ave. Warrant service, 2000 Simmons Dr. Evading detention, 5th and Burton

Marie Stephenson

E. Marie Stephenson, 91, of Orange, went to meet her Heavenly Father Tuesday, March 3, in Houston. She was born Aug. 11, 1923, in Mauriceville, to Earl and Grace Peveto. Marie was the oldest of five children. She went to

Cowboy Church to host Play Day

Cowboy Church of Orange County will host a playday March 28 in the church’s arena, 673 FM 1078, Orange. Sign up time begins at 10:00 am, with the event beginning aty 11:00 am. Fees are $5 per event, per age

LCM filmmakers “Ruthless” in UIL competition

LCM Filmmakers

Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School has a team who not only qualified for state, but placed fourth in the first ever UIL State Young Filmmakers Festival. “Ruthless,” written, directed, produced, and edited by Jake Portie, was ranked fourth in the division

Vidor Chamber hosts talent contest

The Vidor Chamber of Commerce will host the Texas Star Music Competition April 8-9 at 7:00 pm, in Benoit’s Louis Hall, 3085 Hwy. 12 in Vidor. Entry is $5 per person over five years of age. Performers will have a

Aleah Archer

Aleah Elizabeth Archer, infant daughter of Alissa Staggs and Chris Archer, died Tuesday, March 3, in Galveston.   Aleah will forever be remembered by her parents, Alissa Staggs of Orange and Chris Archer of Mauriceville and grandmothers, Jennifer Staggs of

My Five Cents


As you all know this Sunday begins daylight savings time. The Legislature is taking this very literally as we ‘spring forward’ into high gear and begin to move bills through committees and off the floor. Here are five things that

NWS: “Snow flurries in East Texas”

The National Weather Service is forecasting a mix of light snow, sleet, and freezing rain this morning in parts of east Texas and central Louisiana. Less than one tenth of an inch of ice and less than one inch of

My Five Cents

Sen Nichols

On Feb. 24, 1836, as Mexican General Santa Anna’s troops began their siege of the Alamo, Colonel William Barret Travis penned his famous “Victory or Death” letter addressed to ‘The People of Texas & All Americans in the World’. This

From the Creaux’s Nest

The Creaux's Nest

NEW WEEK, NEW COLUMN, SO IT GOES Well, here we go embarking on another column. The weeks are flying by so fast there’s no time to rest. I missed my prediction that Spring would arrive by March. Cold is coming

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Feb. 25 and March 1: Feb. 25: Deadly conduct, 170 Post Rd., Vidor Unauthorized use of motor vehicle, 2895 North St., Orange Death investigation, 220 Pug Rd.,

Velma Cormier

Obit Cormier

Velma L. Cormier, 87, lifelong resident of Orange, passed away March 3, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 7, at the United Pentecostal Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev.

LCM’s Schilz and Dickert claw their way to finals

LCM mixed doubles

LCM’s Mixed Doubles team of Chris Schilz and Chelsea Dickert advanced to the finals in the Orange County Invitational last Friday. Schilz and Dickert knocked off district foes, Silsbee and Bridge City before dropping their last match to Lumberton.  Coach Taylor

Rather Presentation at Texas A&M

Katie Rather LSCO

Katie Fusilier Rather, Director of Institutional Effectiveness at Lamar State College – Orange (LSC-O), recently had the opportunity to be a presenter at the 15th Annual Texas A&M Assessment Conference. In response to the conference theme “Celebrating Fifteen Years,” Rather

Kay Trahan

Obit Trahan

Kay Trahan, 60, of Bridge City, passed away March 2, at Christus St. Elizabeth in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 6, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. David Wagner

WO-S baseball game cancelled

The WOS Softball game today has been cancelled.

Annual Trash Off prepares boat ramp for Bassmasters Elite Tour

Trash Off

There was trash to be found at the 20th Annual Community Trash-Off held on the morning of Feb. 28 at the City of Orange Boat Ramp. The event was presented by Invista and sponsored by Shangri La Botanical Gardens and

BC Jr. High Lady Cardinals host track meet

Monday night the 7th grade Lady Cardinals hosted an area track meet. Bride City won first place with 174 points; Hampshire-Fannet, second with 126 points; West Orange Stark, 3rd with 103 points; Orangefield, 4th with 100 points; Silsbee, 5th with

St. Mary student council “outstanding”

St. Mary student council

The St. Mary Catholic School Student Council attended the 2015 Texas Association of Student Councils, District 17 Spring Convention at the Beaumont Civic Center. The council received Outstanding Student Council, Outstanding Energy & Environment, Outstanding Pride and Patriotism, Outstanding D.A.S.H.

M.B. North Class of ’65 gathering scheduled

M.B. North high school class of 1965 will meet at 10:00 a.m., Saturday March 14, at McDonald’s 1710 N 16TH Street. For more information contact Walter or Peggy Lazenby at 746-2139.