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Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between April 15, and the morning of April 16: Traffic accident, 16th and Green Warrant service, 201 8th St. Larceny from yard/land, 2320 3rd St. Miscellaneous incidents, 2717 Enner

Full military burial long overdue for Texas veterans


The cremated remains of a dozen Texas veterans who never received a military funeral will be re-interred with full honors at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Monday, April 28. A full escort will

Center of the Universe

By Caroline Brewton Growing up, I always wanted to be the kind of person who read the New Yorker. These days, I devour it. I’ve been reading it for a few years, in fact, but I resisted bragging about it. Until

Oak trees gets attention

Oak tree

 Magnificent Oak Deep in the Heart of Beautiful, Downtown Historical Orange, Texas lives a magnificent and stately century old live oak tree. It is clear that this Fourth Street specimen with its knurled roots and huge canopy has survived many

Bridge City uses team concept to take control of district race

BC VS. Hamp fan Baseball

 Bridge City Baseball at its best At the beginning of this season, unlike in years past, the Bridge City Cardinals were not considered the team to beat in 21-3A due to the departure of several key factors from last years

Myra A. Wright

obit Wright, Myra078

Myra A. Wright, 81, of Bridge City, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 14, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 18, at First Baptist Church in Bridge

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between April 9 and April 15: April 9: Traffic arrest/stolen vehicle, Lakeview and Fisherman Rd., Vidor Theft, 8390 E. Bridgefield, Orange Welfare concern, 4800 block Monroe St., Vidor

Orange Police Beat

Officers with the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between April 14, and the morning of April 15: Damaged property, 2309 3rd St. Theft, 1100 16th St. Burglary, 4501 Kitty Chapin Ave. Found property, 2312 Alden St. Warrant

CCS competes in Lone Star Regional Tourney

Lone Star Inspiration Award

Community Christian School’s first ever high school First Robotics Championship (FRC) team, Flare, competed in the 2014 Lone Star Regional Tournament April 4-6, in Houston, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Team Flare, Rookie Team Number 5287, won the

Howard J. “Brub” Casto

Howard J. “Brub” Casto, 71 of Orange, passed away, Sunday, April 6, due to complications of surgery. A family service will be held at the scattering of his ashes, as he requested. Friends are invited to a memorial service to

Former BISD employees guilty of stealing over $4M

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District (BISD) have pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Devin Wayne McCraney, 35, of Beaumont, pleaded

Third man being sought in murder case

A man who is suspected of murder is being sought by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Cody Jamar Lewis, of Beaumont previously had a warrant issued for tampering with physical evidence, but Judge Beaulieu signed the murder warrant Monday, April

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between April 11, 12, 13, and the morning of April 14: Warrant service, 1500 Link Ave. Found property, 2424 16th St. Burglary, 1012 Park Ave. Possession of drug paraphernalia,

Pinehurst man arrested for indecency with a child


Friday, April 11, Pinehurst police officer J. Trussell received a report of a naked man exposing himself to passersby outside of a residence in the 600 block of 28th Street in Pinehurst.  Chief Fred R. Hanauer III, who happened to be in

Juanita Coline Manuel


Juanita Coline Manuel, 72, of Orange, passed away on Thursday, April 10, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 14, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Mr. Don Swanson, Mr.

Billy Donald Coleman

Coleman, Billy 4-11-2014

Billy Donald Coleman passed away peacefully at his home on Friday April 11. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 15, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Jay Thomas of MacArthur Heights Baptist Church.

LCM Intermediate choir enjoys local attractions

Members of the Little Cypress Intermediate fifth grade choir got a chance to visit some of the attractions in downtown Orange recently. Besides trips to the Stark Museum of Art and Lutcher Theater, the students visited historical First Presbyterian Church,

Good Sam winners announced at St. Mary

Good Samaritan 4-11-2014

St. Mary Catholic School is honored to share the “Good Samaritan” award winners for this week. St. Mary staff nominates students they witness displaying acts of kindness, helping others and showing respect at school and within the community. The principal,

Orange County Marriage Licenses

The following marriage licenses were issued by the office of Karen Jo Vance, Orange County Clerk, for the week of April 7 through April 11: Billy V. Deal and Angela K. Lemmons Zachery K. Ramirez and Tiffany N. LaTurner Derek

LCM Admins honored by TASSP

Three LCM Administrators were recently honored by their professional organization as Principals and Assistant Principal of the Year for the Southeast Texas area. Todd Loupe, Principal of Mauriceville Middle School was named Middle School Principal of the Year; Kim Cox,

BCVFD fighting house fire

Bridge City Fire & Rescue is on the scene of a house fire at the intersection of Hwy. 87 and Hwy. 62. No other details are available at this time. The Record Live will update as more details become available.