Category Archives: Orange County News

Lutcher Theater Guild to host dinner

All Lutcher Theater Service Guild members  are invited to attend a dinner meeting on Tuesday, May 6 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sunset Grove Country Club. An installation of the 2014 officers will be performed at this time. A buffet dinner will begin at 6:00

LCM bi-district softball schedule released

Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School’s Coach Dena Adkins has announced the first round, Bi-District, softball play-offs. All games to be played at Pt. Arthur Memorial and are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Game one – Friday, April 25 – Crosby will be the

St. Mary hosts Spring Festival

  St. Mary  Catholic School will hold its annual spring festival from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm, Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27, from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm.  The festival will be held at the school, located at

Ziller’s Retirement Ceremony

Ziller, Jerry

Jerry Ziller, deputy chief of the Orange Fire Department, retired on April 11 after 30 years of service. A ceremony was held in his honor at the central fire station. Ziller will begin working for Open Industrial Partners in Orange.

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

Google Glass Beta Testing in Orange County

Google Glass Beta testing by Les Daigle

Tuesday, Google Glass went on sale for one day only to anyone for $1,500, but Les Daigle, of Orange started Beta testing for Google two months ago. “I was on the list for two years,” he said.”It takes a long

BC may soon give drivers a hearty welcome to their city

An LED digital billboard being erected in Bridge City took another step in becoming a reality. The Bridge City City Council approved at the regular meeting Tuesday night an annual variance to Mark Dunn Advertising for the placement of a

Expo Center refunds a no-go at commissioners’ meeting

Comm court

 County commissioners and members of the Texas Department of Family & Protective Service release balloons on Monday afternoon to recognize victims of child abuse in Texas. April was declared as National Child Abuse Prevention Month in Orange County at the

Baseball salaries continue to escalate for 2014

Just because a team has an enormously high payroll doesn’t necessarily mean the team will emerge from the regular season with enough wins to make it to the post-season playoffs. Of course the opposite also is true that if a

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

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

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,

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. 

District 21-3A Track Results are in

Below are the Top 4 placements from the District 21-3A track events held at West Orange-Stark  High School  Girls results 400 Meter Relay 1: West Orange-Stark;49.28 2: Hardin-Jefferson;49.29 3: Silsbee;50.30 4: Buna;51.55  800 Meter run 1: DeLord,Becca,Hamshire-Fannett;2:26.14 2: Worthy,Morgan,Orangefield;2:27.83 3: Fezia,Mercedes,West

Possibility of severe weather predicted

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is expecting dry weather and near normal temperatures through at least Saturday. A cold front will move across the region on Monday, producing scattered showers and thunderstorms, some of which have a small

McDonald Baptist hosts community picnic, egg hunt

McDonald Baptist Church is having its  annual community picnic and Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, at 11:00 am. It will be held at Alford-Seale Park, 2700 Western Ave., in West Orange.

Candidates readying for May 10 election

Now that the March primaries are over the next election event on the calendar is fast approaching. Cities, school boards, county offices and special districts are gearing up for their election on Saturday, May 10. The following information is for

You don’t want to crawfish out of this festival

Springtime in Texas means milder temperatures, beautiful wild flowers, Easter, going outdoors, and maybe most importantly, the beginning of crawfish season! The folks in Mauriceville have been knowing how to celebrate the season for more than three decades now and

Commissioner’s Court

It seems the Orange County Convention & Expo Center is trying to get more bang for their bucks with new rental rates. The Orange County Commissioners’ Court approved the requested rate change, made by Sabrina Gray, event coordinator for the