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SRA donates to City of Orange

The Sabine River Authority last week donated $19,500 to the city of Orange to help with drainage improvements. With the ceremonial check, from left to right are Cole Michalk with... — Updated 3/21/2023

Cove Recreation Area getting playground

The Orange City Council has taken a big step in the development of the Cove Recreation Area by approving $77,480 for the playground equipment. The recreation area is along DuPont... — Updated 3/21/2023

Sales taxes show January was sluggish in Orange County

Sales across Orange County were sluggish in January with only slight increases for a few of the entities that have a sales tax, based on payments sent by the Texas Comptroller's... — Updated 3/21/2023

Postal Family Matriarch celebrates 90 years

Evelyn Romero Kirby was born in New Iberia, Louisiana on March 21, 1933. She was joined by almost 60 family members and friends Saturday to celebrate her 90th birthday at Robert's... — Updated 3/21/2023

Lions' longest local tradition begins Wednesday

Orange's longest-running tradition opens Wednesday, March 22, with the annual Lions Club Carnival. The merry-go-round, the Ferris wheel, the Tilt-a-Whirl, and kiddie cars will be... — Updated 3/21/2023

Orangefield athletes sign scholarships

Three outstanding student athletes at Orangefield High School signed scholarships on Wednesday, March 22, to play their sports on the college level. Mackenzie Haley will play... — Updated 3/22/2023

Kaz's Korner

When the bell rang early last week to start the 2023 Men’s March Madness Tournament, there were a record number of nine teams from the Lone Star State that had qualified for the... — Updated 3/21/2023

Lady Bobcats win battle with Buna

The Orangefield Lady Bobcats battled with the Buna Lady Cougars on Monday night. The Lady Bobcats got strong pitching and some timely hitting to beat Buna 4-3 in Orangefield at... — Updated 3/20/2023

Bobcats beat Buna in battle for first place

The Orangefield Bobcats and the Buna Cougars were tied for first place in District 22-3A with matching 3-0 records entering action this week. The Bobcats beat Buna 5-2 on Monday... — Updated 3/20/2023

Bearden wins first place at State

The girls Texas state powerlifting competition was held Friday, March 17, in Frisco. Bridge City's Hallie Bearden is the state champion in the 114-pound weight class. Bearden... — Updated 3/20/2023

Lady Bears remain undefeated in District

Three games in to District 19-4A competition the Little Cypress Mauriceville Lady Bears are undefeated and in first place. The Lady Bears improved to 3-0 in district defeating the... — Updated 3/20/2023

Cardinals tame Tigers twice in district

The district opener on Wednesday, March 15, pitted two of the best teams in District 19-4A. The Bridge City Cardinals got a two out hit in the ninth inning to beat the Silsbee... — Updated 3/18/2023

Texas fishermen are seeing that "light is right"

Fishermen are an ever-evolving breed, much like the fish they pursue fishermen continue to get smarter and better equipped in order to be more successful. A perfect example of... — Updated 3/21/2023

Dennis Ferrell West, 87, Orange

Dennis Ferrell West, 87, of Orange, Texas, passed away on March 20, 2023, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 25, 2023, at St.... — Updated 3/21/2023

Frederick Pfiester, 73, Fannett

Frederick Pfiester, 73, of Fannett, Texas passed away on March 17, 2023, in Port Arthur, Texas. Memorial services will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday, March 23, 2023, at Grace Community... — Updated 3/20/2023

Doris Lucille Harrison, 75, Orange

Doris Lucille Harrison, 75, of Orange, passed away on March 17, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. A visitation and gathering of Doris’s friends and family will be held... — Updated 3/20/2023

Moyse Estelle Sellers Dorsey, 89, Bridge City

Moyse Estelle Sellers Dorsey, 89 years of age of Bridge City, Texas, moved to heaven Wednesday morning March 15,2023. Mrs. Dorsey was born in Greenville, South Carolina, August 12,... — Updated 3/20/2023

Carole Noguess, 79, Tyler

Carole Noguess, 79, of Tyler, Texas, peacefully left us on March 13, 2023, to reunite with her family who have returned to Jesus. Graveside services will be held at 12:00 p.m.,... — Updated 3/16/2023

Barbara Babington LaGrappe, 87, Orange

Barbara Babington LaGrappe, 87, of Orange, Texas, passed away on March 6, 2023, in Groves, Texas. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2021, at St. Henry... — Updated 3/16/2023

Leroy Joseph Sonnier, 92, Orange

Leroy Joseph Sonnier, age 92, of Orange, Texas, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2023 in his home surrounded by family. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at... — Updated 3/21/2023

Lynette MacCammond, 68, Bridge City

Lynette MacCammond, 68, of Bridge City, Texas departed this dark, dull, sin infested world and joyfully arrived in her new lucid, gloriously eternal home on March 14,2023. Memorial... — Updated 3/20/2023

Cecilia Frances Wingate, 62, Orange

Cecilia Frances Wingate, a long-time resident of Orange, Texas, passed away suddenly at her home on Wednesday, March 15, 2023. She was doing one of the things she loved most:... — Updated 3/20/2023

Jerry Alan Goldwire, 78, Orange

Jerry Alan Goldwire, 78, of Orange Texas passed away on March11, 2023, at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas. Mass services only will be May 29th at St Maurice Catholic Church in... — Updated 3/20/2023

Shangri La offering adult birding bayou tour

Shangri La is offering an early-morning, adults-only bird watching tour along Adams Bayou on Thursday, April 13. The botanical gardens and nature center will even provide... — Updated 3/21/2023

Sampson named BC Chamber Orangefield Student of the Month

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has announced that the March Student of the Month for Orangefield is Morgan Sampson. Morgan is ranked 28 of... — Updated 3/21/2023

Bridge City Chamber names Walpole Student of Month

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is announced that the March Student of the Month for Bridge City is William Walpole. William is ranked 5 of 184 with a GPA of... — Updated 3/21/2023

Silver Fox Named Bridge City Chamber Business of the Month

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced that Silver Fox has been named Business of the Month for March 2023. Charlie and Mindi Nichols was presented the award, sponsored by... — Updated 3/21/2023

Rebecca Free Named Employee of the Month by Bridge City Chamber of Commerce

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has announced that Rebecca Free with Brick Oven has been named March Employee of the Month. Rebecca Free has lived here in Bridge City with her... — Updated 3/21/2023

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

ANNIVERSARY OF “SHOCK AND AWE” THE BIG LIE I sit here today on the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, recalling President George W. Bush going on TV and telling the... — Updated 3/21/2023

Time for Garden Pest Management

Let me begin by providing each of you with a warm, gracious, and most sincere ‘thank you’ as many of you attended the Orange County Master Gardener Associations Annual Spring... — Updated 3/21/2023

Knowledge of Good Citizens

It is important to know the rules whether you are playing a baseball game or participating in politics. Most of us think of ourselves as good citizens, but few of us know many of... — Updated 3/21/2023

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