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Suspicious activity lands woman behind bars

An Orange woman was arrested early Friday morning after police observed her acting suspicious in the parking lot of Baptist Hospital. Shannon Darwin, 36, appeared to be talking to herself and pacing back and forth while talking to herself. She

Lower electric bills on the horizon

Customers in Entergy Texas’ service territory have good news coming their way. The fixed fuel factor which stays on bills for six months at a time is dropping, beginning with September billing cycles. A fuels-cost refund will take place over

Leo Johnson

Leo Bernard “L.B.” Johnson, 55, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, in San Antonio. He was the son of Joseph and Bernice Johnson of Bridge City. He is survived by his wife, Jane; son, Derrick, and daughter, Kristian all of San

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 28, and the morning of Aug. 29: Traffic accident, 16th St. and IH-10 Warrant service, 16th and IH-10 Follow-up investigation, 1104 N. 16th St. Warrant service, 1555

Elmarie McKay

McKay, Elmarie Obit

Elmarie Harrison McKay, 83, of Orange, passed away Aug. 27, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, at Old First Orange Baptist Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Keith Meyer.

George Winder, Sr.

Obit Winder

George Bennett “ Buddy “ Winder, Sr., 81, of Little Cypress, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 27,  at his residence.   Born on Dec. 14, 1932 in Nacogdoches, to William Winder and Ada (Baker) Winder, he lived in Little Cypress for

HEB Plus! stores to offer Christmas lay-aways

H-E-B is offering customers more ways to save with the launch of its annual layaway program in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. The Free Layaway Today program will be offered in all H-E-B plus! locations and requires no opening fee for

Leo Johnson

  Leo Bernard “L.B.” Johnson, 55 passed away Monday, Aug. 25, in San Antonio. He was the son of Joseph and Bernice Johnson of Bridge City.   He is survived by his wife, Jane; son, Derek; daughter, Kristian, all of

David Self Ford becomes Sabine River Ford

Sabine River Ford logo

David Self Ford has announced it is changing its name to Sabine River Ford.This, along with the construction of our new state-of-the-art facility will  symbolize a new era for Ford in Orange County. Ross Smith, owner since 2011 is very

IFA announces High School Saltwater Championship

IFA logo

The Inshore Fishing Association (IFA) has joined with the Student Angler Federation (SAF) to develop the first ever High School Saltwater Championship. The inaugural event, which features a two-person team format for students in grades 9-12, will take place Sunday, Oct.

Kaz’s Fearless Forecast

KAZ’S FEARLESS FORECAST Games This Week WEST ORANGE-STARK over LITTLE CYPRESS-MAURICEVILLE—The Mustangs have a habit of defeating schools larger than them in the scrimmages and the pre-district portion of their schedule. And apparently this year is no different after the

Benoit named Employee of the Month by BCCC

Rusty Benoit

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has named Rusty Benoit, President of the Gulf Coast Cajun Chapter,  Employee of the Month.  Rusty was presented his award by Dave Derosier at the Aug. monthly networking coffee hosted by The Port of Orange. Rusty also

LCM’s yearbook gets honorable mention

Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School Journalism teacher, Lyndsey Fruge, was notified recently that LCM’s 2013 yearbook  received and “Honorable Mention “ in Balfour’s annual yearbook competition. The theme was “Growing Together.” Yearbooks published by Balfour for the 2013 school year were

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 27, and the morning of Aug. 28: Shoplifting, 1600 16th St. Burglary, 53 Cove Dr. Theft, 7112 IH-10 Warrant service, 201 8th St. Warrant service, 205 Border

Donnie Harrison

Donnie Ray Harrison, 42, of Orange, passed away Aug. 25, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, Aug. 30, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Jim Wesson. Burial will

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 26, and the morning of Aug. 27: Fraud, 201 8th St. Burglary, 96 W. Orange Ave. Traffic accident, 1700 Green Ave. Warrant service, 2321 Hwy. 62 S.

Rufus Holt

Holt Obit 3

Rufus Jennings “R.J.” Holt, 73, of Orange passed away at his home on Aug. 25.  R.J. was born on Feb. 22, 1941 in Clare, La., to Ruth Evans and Jennings Holt.  He spent his childhood in Sabine County, Texas and joined

J.D. Warden

J.D. “Jake” Warden, 78, of Kirbyville, died in his home Tuesday evening. He was born in Fairdale, to Jesse D. and Katie McGee Warden. J.D. graduated from Hemphill High School in 1954, then served in the U.S. Army in Korea after the

LCM class of ’89 preparing for reunion

The LCM Class of 1989 is trying to locate classmates for their 25 year high school reunion to be held Oct. 17-18. If you have not received an email, or haven’t been in contact via Facebook, please contact Becky Hurn

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Aug. 20 and Aug. 26: Aug. 20: Search warrant, 304 W. Cherry Ave., Orange Theft, 450 W. Circle Dr., Vidor Theft, 357 Great House St., Vidor Theft,

OC retired teachers to meet

The first meeting of  Orange County Retired Teachers will be held on Monday, Sept. 8, at 11:00 am at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 401 37th Street in Orange. Mike Hoke and Brown Claybar, representing the Friends of the Orange Depot,  will speak