Bridge City PTA Membership Drive

Bridge City PTA is still accepting memberships. The fee is $4 per person. (to cover local, state and national fees)

Membership offers discounts from companies such as Schlitterbaun, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Nationwide Insurance, La Quinta and more.

Deadline for memberships is Leap Day, Feb. 29.

Please send to BC PTA, P.O. Box 1273, Bridge City, TX 77611.


Evergreen Cemetery’s Annual Meeting

Evergreen Cemetary will hold it’s Annual Meeting at 6p.m., Jan. 16, at Harmon Chevrolet .

For more information, please contact: Elizabeth Williams – 409-886-2123.


Project Orange ThumbSM Prog Inspires Creative Expression

Since 2003, Fiskars has inspired and encouraged creative expression through gardening with Project Orange Thumb.

To promote sustainable agriculture, horticultural education, community involvement as well as neighborhood beautification, ten grants will be offered in 2008.

Community organizations, schools, gardening clubs, senior centers or other groups interested in fostering gardening within their community are invited to apply for Fiskars’ 2008 Project Orange Thumb Grant.

Awardees will receive up to $1,500 in Fiskars garden tools and $800 for plant materials to cultivate their garden vision.

Deadline for grant applications is Feb. 15, and winners will be announced March 15.

For grant application materials or additional information about Project Orange Thumb or Fiskars Garden & Outdoor Living visit or call 800.500.4849


BCHS Class of 1968 looking for classmates

The Bridge City High School Class of 1968 will hold their 40th year class reunion on May 17. Organizers are looking for classmates and ask that you register at

They will hold and planning meeting at 7 p.m. on Jan 17. For location of meeting and more information call Cyndy Church Denison at 337-583-3199 or Phyllis McGee Stephenson at 409-745-2747. You can also access the class reports website by going to and click on the links menu at the top.


Bridge City I.S.D. School Board Recognition

January is School Board Recognition Month. Bridge City I.S.D. school children benefit every day from the dedication and commitment to public education of our local trustees. They all make personal sacrifices and spend countless hours conducting the business of the District.

The Bridge City Independent School District asks you to take the opportunity this month to acknowledge the Board of Trustees who make the time to share their vision and voice to improve the future for our children.

Mark Anderson, President; Rebecca Rutledge, Vice President; Kirk Ellender, Secretary; Lon Hubbard, Asst. Secretary; Tom Orozco, Member; Thad Hill, Member; Jerry McInnis, Member.


LC Lions Club hosts Valentine Dance

The Little Cyress Lions are hosting a Valentine Charity Dance featuring "The Sabine River Band" from 7 p.m. until midnight, Feb. 9th, at the VFW Hall on N. Hwy. 87 in Orange, Texas.

Food and drinks will be served, along with a Door Prize.

Tickets are available in Orange at Lucy’s Cafe, Dixie Glass and The Jumping Bean or by calling 409-284-1565.


Learn to hunt the safe way

AHunter Education certification class will be held 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m, Friday, Feb. 8 and 8:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, at the D.E.R.A.

Those born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, that are 17 years old must be certified. Those at least 12 years old can be ceritified.

Cost is $15 per person.

Know your Social Security Number

Enrollment limited so sign up early.

Danny Odom is the class instructor. To register call 883-8118

Anyone who wants to become a volunteer instructor, please call.