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Grant allows Drainage District bayou cleanup

The Orange County Drainage District has some good news for Orange homeowners along the Cow Bayou, Adams Bayou and Little Cypress Bayou. Don Carona, general manager of the Drainage... — Updated 1/19/2021


Ex-mayor's son seeks BC council

Expect a familiar name on the May 1 ballot for the City of Bridge City. Aaron Roccaforte, 38-year-old son of former BC mayor and longtime city council fixture Kurt Roccaforte, has... — Updated 1/20/2021


Rollout of vaccine tough to swallow

Waldo's got nothing on Covid-19 vaccinations when it comes to being hard to find in Orange County. If you looked fast, the county was supposed to get 100 vaccines at each of four... — Updated 1/20/2021


Sam Rayburn Logs First Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Class Bass Entry of 2021

The second weekend of the 2021 Toyota ShareLunker season produced the first Legacy Class largemouth bass at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Angler Travis Moore reeled in the 13.44-pounder... — Updated 1/19/2021


Heading for the home stretch

 With just a precious few days left in the 2020-21 hunting season most outdoors folks are scurrying around trying to finish up on a high note. Whitetail season is done except for... — Updated 1/19/2021


Kaz's Korner

I predicted in last week's Korner that the Tampa Bay-New Orleans Divisional Playoff game would by hyped more than the other three match-ups. The focus of the media was about the... — Updated 1/19/2021


Nichols My 5 Cents

The Legislature has ended its first week of session. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Senate has decided to recess until January 26th . However, we will still be working hard in... — Updated 1/19/2021


Billie Jean Whitaker Colburn, 93, Orange

Billie Jean Whitaker Colburn, 93, of Orange, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2021.   Due to COVID restrictions, a private family celebration of life will be held at First... — Updated 1/19/2021


Louise Rae Wood, 86, Orange

Louise Rae Wood, 86, of Orange, passed away on January 13, 2021, in Beaumont. Born in DeRidder, Louisiana, on March 24, 1934, she was the daughter of Leo Ladner and Winnie... — Updated 1/19/2021


Glenda Lucille Finnell Whitley, 84, Orange

Glenda Lucille Finnell Whitley, 84, of Orange, passed away on January 12, 2021. A graveside service was held Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West... — Updated 1/19/2021


Linda Kay Crump, 76, Orange,

Linda Kay Crump, 76, of Orange, passed away on January 13, 2021, at her home. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2021, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.... — Updated 1/18/2021


Mildred "Sissy" Mallett Hebert, 86, Orange

Mildred “Sissy” Mallett Hebert, 86, of Orange, passed away on January 14, 2021, at her home. Funeral services will be 7:00 p.m., Saturday, January 16, 2021, at Claybar Funeral... — Updated 1/19/2021

Master Gardeners Online Certification Class

The Orange County Master Gardeners in conjunction with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be offering online classes for Texas Master Gardener Certification. Deadline for enrolling is Thursday, Jan 21. Classes will start... — Updated 1/19/2021

Top Tips for Organized Tax Filing

(StatePoint) 2020 was a particularly stressful year -- but filing its taxes doesn’t need to be. With the following tips, you can stay organized and cool-headed throughout the process. File Early File early so you check this... — Updated 1/19/2021


LCJH students named to All-Region Band

Little Cypress Junior High School Band Director Daniel Wilhelm announced the names of LCJH students who earned chairs in the recent Texas Music Educators Association (TMEa) All... — Updated 1/19/2021


LCE receives $4000 from Walmart Community grant

Little Cypress Elementary School recently was the recipient of a $4,000 Walmart Community grant. The grant was written by music teacher Josh Leger for the campus and Principal... — Updated 1/19/2021

AAUW Orange Studies "Educated"

The Orange chapter of AAUW will discuss the book “Educated: A Memoir” by Tara Westover at its January Book-Ins meeting. Member Juliet Smith will review and lead a discussion of the memoir through the Zoom platform, Tuesday,... — Updated 1/19/2021

Free Diabetes Classes

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Orange County will be holding free Do Well Be Well with Diabetes classes. Join us in learning how to prevent and control your type 2 diabetes, eat healthy and much more to control your... — Updated 1/18/2021


LCM Cheerleaders place 8th in UIL State Spirit Competition in Fort Worth

The LCM cheerleaders competed at the UIL State Spirit Competition in Fort Worth on Friday, January 15th. The squad competed in the preliminary round and advanced to the top 20... — Updated 1/19/2021


Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE WAY I SEE IT Well, its come down to inauguration day, January 20, 2021. It really seemed like it was a long time getting here. Joseph R. Biden, Jr. becomes the 46th President... — Updated 1/19/2021


Honeybees in Winter

Do you ever wonder why you don’t see honeybees in the winter? Well it’s because they don’t leave the hive when temperatures are lower than the mid 50’s. The bees in the... — Updated 1/19/2021


A Walk on the Natural Side

Happy New Year Everyone! I hope the year ahead brings you many blessings! It’s an honor to share with you the natural ways of living. Under our current situation in society,... — Updated 1/19/2021

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