Category Archives: Orange County News

LCM CISD school bus involved in minor accident

school bus

A school bus from the Little Cypress Mauriceville CISD was involved in an accident on Meeks Dr. near Greenway 2 this afternoon. According to Sherry Combs, Community Relations Coordinator, none of the seven children on the bus or the bus

St. Mary teacher sentenced for improper relationship

Teacher sentenced

A former teacher at St. Mary Catholic School in Orange was sentenced to 12 years in prison after he plead guilty on charges that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student. John Phillip Fuller, 28, plead guilty in Judge

MCT gathers gifts for those in need

Buckner Giving

MCT Credit Union conducted the “Giving Tree” project this holiday season. Credit Union members and employees provided 90 gifts for deserving children residing at Buckner and area foster homes. They will all receive their gifts on Christmas morning. The credit

Woman killed in fatal crash

fatal crash

Thursday, Dec. 18, at 3:40, officers with the Orange Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Simmons Drive and North St., in reference to a major traffic accident. Upon arrival, officers located a 1999 Ford  4 door, passenger car,

Armend men rob LC convenience store

armed robbery

Thursday, Dec. 18, at 10:48 p.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency call from the store clerk at the LCM Food Mart, 8270 N. Hwy. 87 in Little Cypress. The store clerk reported that the store had just

Forecast cool and dry for weekend, warm for Christmas

weather

The National Weather Service is expecting showers and thunderstorms to increase in coverage along the coast, and move inland overnight across southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana. During the day on Friday, the activity will be centered more on east Texas and

BCCC presents annual Taste of the Bayou banquet

Gulf Coast Playboys Band (1)

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce will present the 2015 Taste of the Bayou Annual Banquet, Monday, Jan. 12, at 6:00 p.m. at Bridge City Elementary School cafeteria and gymnasium and is open to the public. Entertainment will be provided by

BCCC welcomes Angie’s Cardinal Cleaning

Angies Cleaning

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to welcome Angie’s Cardinal Cleaning Service to its membership Dec. 16. Angie’s Cardinal Cleaning Service is locally owned and operated by Angie Coats. They offer commercial and residential cleaning. Bonded and BBB

Orange Rotary Christmas food drive successful

Orange Rotary food drive

Thousands of children and adults in Southeast Texas are hungry and in desperate need of food. During this time, it takes the community pulling together to help feed the hungry. Orange Rotary Club collected over 150 pounds of food this

Wood’s home recognized by KOCB committee

KOCB award

The home of Deana and Harry Wood at the corner of 5th St. and Orange Ave. was selected by the Keep Orange County Beautiful Committee to receive the Quarterly Residential Beautification Award.   The home, previously owned by Mrs. Nelda Stark,

Wood’s Home Recognized by KOCB committee

  The home of Deana and Harry Wood, at the corner of 5th St. and Orange Ave. was selected by the Keep Orange County Beautiful Committee to receive the Quarterly Residential Beautification Award.   The home, previously owned by Mrs.

Cheryl Royal BCCC Employee of the Month

BCCC EOM

Please join The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce in congratulating Cheryl Royal, Director of Student Activities for Bridge City ISD, on receiving the Employee of the Month Award for December 2014. Cheryl was presented her award, sponsored by Sabine River

MCT named BCCC members of the month

BCCC Memb of Month

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce MCT Credit Union as Member of the Month for December 2014. Thad Angelle, CEO accepted the award from Bridge City Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Chairperson Scot Shaffer at the December

One dead, one injured in shooting

fatal shooting.jpg

Friday, Dec. 12, at approximately 9:00 pm, officers with the Orange Police Department were dispatched to the 3700 Block of Ridgemont Dr., in reference to a disturbance with possible gunshots being fired.  Upon arrival, officers located a deceased Hispanic male with gunshot wounds,

BREAKING – Long time Orange County attorney passes away

Lynwood Sanders

Local attorney Lynwood Sanders has passed away due to an illness. No further details are available.

Mauriceville residents issued boil water notice

boil water

The city of Mauriceville has issued a Boil Water notice after a water line was broken experiencing  on HWY 1130 at Savon Circle. The break has affected all roads from Savon Circle to Meadowlark and is in effect until further

NWS calling for warm, dry weekend

warm weather

The National Weather Service is expecting a warm and dry weekend, with lows in the upper 40s and highs in the upper 60s to 70. Patchy fog could occur in the early morning hours. The next rain chance will come

Rules set for WO-S play-off game

The following rules will be enforced at tomorrow nights Semifinal Varsity Football play-off game at Guy K. Traylor Stadium: No noisemakers of any kind – this includes thunder sticks, cowbells, artificial noisemakers, etc. No props – this includes Big heads (poster photos

Cow Bayou bridge project nearing completion

Cow Bayou bridge

The project to rebuild the Cow Bayou Bridge in Bridge City is about two thirds complete. The job started in January of 2014 and is expected to take 476 days to complete. A little over 200 days have been spent.

Orange City Council Discontinues Downtown Development

There was a joint meeting of the Orange City Council and the Economic Development Corporation December 9. The subject of the meeting was whether to continue with the downtown real estate project. The council and the EDC went into closed

BC Christmas Light Parade winners announced

Winners from the 6th annual Bridge City Christmas Light Parade have been announced. They are listed as follows: Best overall: Sabine Federal Credit Union – Polar Express  Dance: 1st Place:  Bridge City Strutters  2nd Place:  Fine Day Friesians  3rd Place: