Category Archives: Orange County News

Anything Goes sails into the Lutcher

Anything Goes

  The national tour of Anything Goes, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Orange, premiere Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3:00 pm at the Lutcher Theater. Tickets ranging from $45-$65 are on

Free flu clinic scheduled


Little Cypress-Mauriceville, in cooperation with Baptist Hospital-Orange, will host two flu vaccine clinics. A consent form must be signed to receive the vaccine, but it is free to anyone 18 years or older and is available on a first come,

Orange man arrested for possession of meth

Oathoudt, Jimmy Russell (1)

On Saturday, Oct. 18, around 2:20 a.m., an Orange County Sheriff’s patrol deputy on patrol in the area of Tulane Road and Avenue B in Orange, stopped a maroon 2007 Chrysler minivan for defective equipment. As the deputy made contact

LC schools designated Microsoft Innovative schools

lcmcisd logo

Both Little Cypress Elementary and Little Cypress Intermediate schools have been designated Microsoft Innovative Schools. According to Director of Technology, Kim Allen, “The Microsoft Innovative Schools Program helps district and school leaders embrace innovation and implement technology effectively to support

Honey Bears to host Bulls and Barrels

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Honey Bear Drill Team will hold their 9th Annual Bulls and Barrels Rodeo, Saturday, Oct. 25, at 6:00 p.m. at the Cowboy Church of Orange County Arena, 673 FM 1078, in Orange. The show is open to

Relay for Life captains to meet

The American Cancer Society will be hosting an Orange County Relay For Life team captain meeting Monday, Oct. 27, at 5:30 pm, inside the LSCO Wilson Building, room 101. Anyone interested in joining or learning more about our Relay For Life

Wait for Bisson is over

Steve Bisson and Deborah

Steve Bisson, the Bridge City man who has been waiting for a liver transplant, is currently in surgery at a Houston hospital receiving a new liver. Bisson, 55, has been on the waiting list for people who can’t wait for

Man identified in hit and run accident

A 56 year old man is dead following a hit and run crash involving a motorcycle and a car. Tommy Joe Reeves, of Orange, was killed when his motorcycle was struck from behind by a Nissan Xterra. Reeves was pronounced

Historical Society holds annual meeting

  The Orange County Historical Society will have their annual dinner meeting Nov. 4,  at 6:15, at Robert’s, 3720 W. Park Ave., Orange. The after dinner speaker will be Bruce Lockett, minister of First Pentecostal Church in Vidor, as well

Holiday in the Park

The City of West Orange announces the 15th Annual Holiday in the Park, Nov. 4, from 9:00 until dusk, at Seale-Alford Park (next to WO City Hall).  There will be food, shopping and entertainment for all ages. Included on the menu

PTA recognizes WOC campus

golden apple award

The West Orange – Cove CISD District-wide PTA held a “Golden Apple Award Winner” luncheon for the WO-S Academic Alternative Center recently. The campus reported 100 percent of school staff members have joined the WOCCISD District-wide PTA for the 2014-2015

Hungry? Eat a bug

eat a bug

Frightful creatures and spooky art activities await at “Eat a Bug!” Family Arts Day from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET). Children and their families are invited to celebrate Halloween and Day of

St. Mary winners announced from Livestock Show

St. Mary art winners

St. Mary Catholic School wins many division in the Orange County Livestock Art Show.  In Division K-2nd grade – 1st place winner –Josie Riedel (Kindergarten); 2nd place winner-Emma Kate Staton (2nd grade); 3rd place winner-Marco Bandiero (2nd grade); Best of Show –Division K-2nd – Heather Hughes (1st Grade);

St. Mary Good Samaritan winners announced

St Mary good sam

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,

OF Elementary experiences alien invasion

OF aliens

Breaking news: Aliens have taken over Orangefield Elementary! The first grade classes dressed up like aliens to celebrate the ending of their unit on the solar system.

Two arrested after disturbance call


On Thursday, Oct. 16, at 4:30 p.m., a disturbance was reported in the parking lot of the Pinehurst City Hall in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Officers L. Roff and K. Norton responded from the police

One killed in roll-over crash

fatal crash

State troopers are investigating an accident that killed a man when his car overturned in Orange County. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 49-year-old James McCorvy, Jr. died Thursday night when his car overturned in the 3300 block

Good Shepherd offers parents’ afternoon out

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Bridge City is sponsoring an afternoon out to all area parents. Saturday, October 25th will be the first time for this new program to meet.  Children ages 4 to 12 may be brought to the

LCE Kindergarteners use math for project

LCE Easel

Little Cypress Elementary kindergarten teacher, Teresa Hargrave, reports that husband Richard visited her and Shannon Bennett’s classes for carpenter-builder day. According to Hargrave, “Richard pre-cut his boards at home, which I recorded with my iPad and showed to them this

Rope for the Kids ribbon cutting

Rope for the Kids

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Rope for the Kids. The 1st Annual Rope for the Kids event is being held Oct. 18, benefiting Advocates for Children, Inc starting at 2:00 pm.  Saddles

BCLL to offer online registration

Bridge City Little League is excited to announce their first ever online registration beginning Nov. 1 for the Spring 2015 season. There is an early bird discount if you register your child(ren) by Dec. 31.  There will still be onsite registration