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Entergy Texas Plans New Generation Facility To Power Southeast Texas

As part of its plan to meet growing demand across Southeast Texas and modernize its generation fleet, Entergy Texas, Inc. has begun the process to seek approval to construct the... — Updated 7/30/2021


"Shhh" wins Best Soundtrack/Female Director awards in Nashville

Tuesday, at a red-carpet gala awards ceremony in Nashville, Tenn. the short film “Shhh” was awarded Best Female Director and Best Soundtrack in the shorts categories at the... — Updated 7/27/2021


Orange County thespians to grace PALT's stage in "Grease"

Several members of the Orange County community will take the stage at Port Arthur Little Theater's (PALT) production of Grease which starts July 30 and runs for three weeks.... — Updated 7/27/2021


 County vax rate among nation's lowest

 When it comes to COVID-19 vaccines, Orange County, Texas, has one of the lowest rates of vaccinated residents in one of the least vaccinated states in the nation. In the last... — Updated 7/27/2021


Sheriff welcomes new K-9 crime dogs

You could call Orange County Sheriff Deputies Brandon Mojica and Chris Arriola dog lovers. Their 3-year-old Belgian Malinois Shepherds definitely – to quote McGruff – take a... — Updated 7/27/2021


Judge eyes favorable Entergy announcement

Business looks to be booming in Orange County. Entergy Texas has chosen a site near the company’s Bridge City plant as the finalist for a new $1 billion power plant, County Judge... — Updated 7/27/2021


Prospecting with a purpose

As I ease the truck forward out of the launch I can already see the blur of motion in the rear view mirror, a cat squirrel with Costa Del Mar sunglasses disguised as a fisherman... — Updated 7/27/2021

O.C.A.R.C. Tournament Time

“We kinda found the fish by mistake,” said Jason Bell.Ronnie Tate and I were burning up and ready to call it a day when we had to run to the back of a cut in Cow Bayou to hide from a thunderstorm headed our way. ” The... — Updated 7/27/2021


Kaz's Korner

Besides unbearably hot weather, the month of August also means football is here—NFL teams are starting their training camps while colleges and high schools are passing out... — Updated 7/27/2021


Patsy Kibbe Gifford, 89, Bridge City

Patsy Kibbe Gifford, 89, of Bridge City, passed away on July 21, at her home. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 26, at Circle Drive Baptist Church in Bridge City.... — Updated 7/27/2021

Trinity Baptist Church Looks To The Future

Sunday, August 1, 2021 marks a bittersweet day for Trinity Baptist Church of Orange, Texas, as Pastor C. Ryan Chandler, his wife, Amy and their sons Beckham and Baker embark upon a new ministry as pastor and family of First... — Updated 7/30/2021

Daughters of the American Revolution meetings

The Daughters of the American Revolution William Diamond Chapter of Orange County meets the third Tuesday of the month at St. Paul Methodist Church in Bridge City at 1:00 p.m. To become a member, a woman must be 18 years or older... — Updated 7/27/2021

Bridge City Edward Jones Offices holding School Supplies Drive

Karen Collier and Taylor Perkins, Edward Jones financial advisors in Bridge City, are supporting Bridge City Schools by using their offices as drop-off locations for a school supplies drive. Local residents and... — Updated 7/27/2021

Soap Making Class

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office is having a Home & Body Essentials DIY Class.  Come and ENJOY a fun day learning to make Home and Body products such as soap, sugar scrub and more.  The class will be on Saturday, August... — Updated 7/27/2021

"Let's Taco 'Bout Breastfeeding" Event

Southeast Texas is celebrating its first annual Breastfeeding Celebration, “Let’s Taco ‘Bout Breastfeeding,” to bring education and awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding to our community. This event, being hosted by... — Updated 7/27/2021

Free Backpacks at 1st Saturday

First Saturday at First Baptist Church of Bridge City will be giving away free backpacks, Bibles, tracts and candy the first Saturday of August in the church parking lot located at 200 @ Roundbunch Rd in Bridge City. Upon... — Updated 7/27/2021

Wos Football Tickets Sale

Attention all West Orange-Stark Fans: Effective for the 2021-2022 school year, all ticket sales for both the WOS High School and Middle School athletic events will be purchased through our online site at PayK12. There will not be... — Updated 7/26/2021

Orange County TX Marriage License issued for the week of July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021

Marriage License : Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of July 19, 2021 to July 23, 2021 Kevin Cooper Jzhon’Arvyunce Webber Phillip Verrett and Sandee Verrett Jamie-Lee Donley and Carly... — Updated 7/27/2021


Ribbon Cutting For Orange Academy of Beauty

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for The Orange Academy of Beauty, Tuesday, July 20 at 10AM. Wendy Solomon the proud local owner was born... — Updated 7/27/2021


Bridge City - Orangefield Rotary Club presents Guys Game Night

The Bridge City - Orangefield Rotary Club presents Guys Game Night to take place on Thursday, August 26th at 6:30 pm at the Bridge City Community Center. Come join us for Fins,... — Updated 7/27/2021


My 5 Cents

The 2021 Olympic Games have begun in Tokyo, Japan. Over the next few weeks, we will all get to watch and enjoy the very best the United States has to offer compete on a global... — Updated 7/30/2021


Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

IT’S GOING TO GET WORSE—FAR WORSE I have real concern about what the Delta Variant, blending with COVID-19, will look like come mid to late September and possibly spiking in... — Updated 7/27/2021

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