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Area motorcyclists lose leader Van Jordan, known for kindness

Anyone who talked to Van Jordan for a while went away feeling like they had been life-long friends, that's the kind of man he was, said J.W. Dalton. Jordan was a Christian... — Updated 10/4/2022

WOS senior pays tribute to cops

Like hundreds of girls across Texas during football season, Aamiyah Gradnigo walked the field in an evening gown for homecoming ceremonies. But instead of being escorted by her... — Updated 10/4/2022

Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere at Orangetober

People can immerse themselves in fall this weekend by carving pumpkins, strolling through displays of pumpkins, and even immersing themselves face first into a pumpkin pie. The... — Updated 10/4/2022

Bridge City ISD school board approves architectural drawings

he Bridge City ISD school board has approved the architectural drawings for the new middle school and high school career center, and the next steps are being made toward... — Updated 10/4/2022

Free 'Together Thursday' music this week at Riverside Pavilion

Dow Chemical and the Orange County United Way are once again sponsoring "Together Thursdays" in October with two free family-friendly live concerts at the Orange Riverfront... — Updated 10/4/2022

Kaz's Fearless Forecast

Games This Weekend WEST ORANGE-STARK over HAMSHIRE-FANNETT—The Mustangs finally got that first district victory with hopefully many more to come. This very well could be the... — Updated 10/4/2022

Kaz's Korner

The grueling 162-game major league baseball season ends today with six teams having only one day off before swinging into the very important Wild Card Playoffs on Friday in a... — Updated 10/4/2022

Tailor made conditions are perfect for junior anglers

All along the Texas gulf coast the pattern is the same, cool fronts signal the much anticipated frenzy that is fall fishing. Anglers of every description ready themselves with the... — Updated 10/4/2022

Bobcats play Tarkington for Homecoming

Last Friday night the Orangefield Bobcats traveled to Anahuac and captured a huge district win. This week the Bobcats will celebrate homecoming. Orangefield and Anahuac entered... — Updated 10/4/2022

Cardinals to battle Bulldogs

After their bye week the Bridge City Cardinals will be back in action this Friday. The Cardinals are recouping from the loss of several starters during the games prior to their bye... — Updated 10/4/2022

Mustangs hope to corral Longhorns

The losing streak is history and now the prospects of a winning streak is in the minds of the West Orange-Stark Mustangs. The next game will not be a walk-over though for the... — Updated 10/4/2022

Bears open district at Vidor

Little Cypress-Mauriceville christened its new playing field last week with a win. This week the Bears must go on the road to play their first district game at a field where they... — Updated 10/4/2022

Lady Bobcats rally for win at Anahuac

The Orangefield Lady Bobcats finished the first half of the district tied for second place. The Lady Bobcats were 5-2 when they played the Kirbyville Lady Wildcats on Tuesday,... — Updated 10/3/2022

Lady Bears continue their winning streak

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears won both of their volleyball matches last week to stretch their district winning streak to five straight. The Lady Bears are in second... — Updated 10/3/2022

Lady Cardinals are district leaders

The Bridge City Lady Cardinals were the preseason favorites in volleyball, and they played up to their potential during the first half of the district competition. The Lady... — Updated 10/3/2022

Bettie Sue Langley, 95, Orange

Bettie Sue Langley, 95, of Orange, passed away on October 2, 2022, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 9, 2022, at Claybar Funeral... — Updated 10/4/2022

Elda Lucille Coker, 97, Orange

Elda Lucille Coker, 97, left us on October 2, 2022 with her family supporting her in her residency at Sabine Place after living a long and memorable life to join her family and... — Updated 10/4/2022

Sarah Ann Jackson Bell Ozan, 91, Orange

Sarah Ann Jackson was born to William Jackson and Norma O. Jackson on March 15th 1931, living an eventful 91 years. On Friday September 30th 2022 Sarah Ann Jackson Bell Ozan ended... — Updated 10/4/2022

Sandra Franks, 67, Orange

Sandra Franks, loving mother and grandmother, age 67, of Orange, Texas, went home to Jesus on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Services to honor Sandra will be held at Dorman Funeral... — Updated 10/3/2022

Tanya Lyn Sutton, 51, Lumberton

Tanya Lyn Sutton, 51, of Lumberton, passed away on September 22, 2022, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A celebration of life will be held at Crystal Beach on a later date. Born... — Updated 10/3/2022

Roland Matt Wolfford, 86, Orange

Roland Matt Wolfford, 86, of Orange, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2022, at his home. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 3, at St. Mary Catholic Church... — Updated 9/30/2022

Ethel Lorraine Fleming, 96, Orange

Ethel Lorraine Fleming, age 96 of Orange, Texas, passed away at her home with her family by her side on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Services to honor Ethel will be held at... — Updated 9/30/2022

Nathan Louis Caswell, Sr., 65, Orange

Nathan Louis Caswell, Sr., 65, of Orange, passed away on September 27, 2022, at the Medical Center in Port Arthur. Funeral services will be held at a later date, at Claybar... — Updated 9/29/2022

Louie R. Leone, 77, Bridge City

Louie R. Leone, 77, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on September 25, 2022, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 1,... — Updated 9/29/2022

Rita Faye Barr, 63, Orange

Rita Faye Barr, 63, of Orange, passed away on September 24, 2022, in Beaumont. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on September 24, 1959, she was the daughter of Gale Delbert Barr... — Updated 9/29/2022

Big artists fill the schedule this fall

The fall season is now in full-swing, but the local and regional concert lineup remains red hot. Whether you enjoy country music or rock and roll or something in between, there is... — Updated 10/4/2022

Shinedown brings the rock back to H-town

Hard rock titans Shinedown returned to the Houston-area this past weekend and delivered a sensational evening of rock and positivity to a near-capacity crowd. Shinedown performed a... — Updated 10/4/2022

Orangefield Homecoming court

The Orangefield High School will celebrate their Homecoming game this Friday night starting at 7:30 pm at the F. L. McClain Stadium located at 7745 Sand Bar Rd in Orangefield. The... — Updated 10/4/2022

OFHS students volunteer at Orangetober Fest

The Orangefield High School FCCLA and Community Service students volunteered with the Orange Convention & Visitors Bureau to assist with setup for the Orangetober Festival held... — Updated 10/4/2022

NICU Program Director speaks to OF high students

In honor of NICU Awareness Month, Orangefield High School welcomed guest speaker, Kelli Huebel, NICU Program Director at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital. Mrs. Huebel spoke with... — Updated 10/4/2022

Stewart crowned WOS Homecoming queen

Aaliyah Stewart was named Homecoming Queen Friday night during the West Orange-Stark football game. She was escorted on the field by her father, Brodrick... — Updated 10/4/2022

Phillip Saperstein Recognized for Performance

Phillip Saperstein, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Orange, recently attended the firm's Financial Advisor Leaders Conference, which celebrates the contributions and... — Updated 10/4/2022

OF Jr High students make Region Choir

The Orangefield 7th and 8th grade Junior High Choir students competed for spots in the Region choir this past weekend. Congratulations to the following 14 students who were... — Updated 10/4/2022

OF Jr High Students volunteer at Orangetober Fest

On Tuesday, October 4th the Orangefield Junior High STUCO and NJHS members traveled to the Riverside Pavillion in Orange to volunteer their time and energy to help set up pumpkins... — Updated 10/4/2022

Bridge City High School engineering students try out skills

Bridge City High School engineering students got a chance last week to use their drafting and calculating skills to work in a real-life situation. Middle school principal Grady... — Updated 10/4/2022

Top Deck Inc. Collecting Hurricane Relief Items

Top Deck Inc. is collecting Hurricane Ian relief items beginning Monday Morning(10/3/2022) beginning at 8:00 AM. If anyone has items such as cleaning products, personal care items,... — Updated 9/30/2022

Fire Prevention Open House

A Fire Prevention Open House will take place on October 10th at the Central Fire Station in... — Updated 9/29/2022

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

POWERFUL STORM IAN SWAMPED FLORIDA I’ve lived long enough to have witnessed many hurricanes. I go back to an un-named storm in 1939 and many with names since. I don’t recall... — Updated 10/4/2022

From the Desk of Mayor David Rutledge

I don’t know about you, but this finally feels like fall is here. Temperatures are making their way into the 50’s in the mornings, not getting into the 90’s at midday, all... — Updated 10/4/2022

Americanism and Religion

Of late there has been more discussion of America becoming what is called a religious nationalistic country. Unfortunately, it is my belief that people who advocate this such as... — Updated 10/4/2022

Turfgrass Management and Weed Control (Part 2 of 3)

What a fantastic week, the temperature is finally moderating as autumn-like weather is slowly sneaking into our area! Now, let’s hope we get increased rain chances in the weather... — Updated 10/4/2022

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