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LSCO graduates 100 at Summer Commencement

Orange, TX – Lamar State College Orange hosted its Summer 2022 Graduation this past Saturday, August 13, 2022. The graduation was held at the J. Michael and Bridget Shahan... — Updated 8/16/2022

TSUS Foundation Announced LSCO's Becky McAnelley 2022 Regents' Staff Excellence Award Winner

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas State University System (TSUS) Foundation today announced winners of the 2022 Regents’ Professor, Teacher, Staff Excellence, and Student Scholar Awards... — Updated 8/16/2022

Texas Education Agency releases Orange County grades

All of Orange County's public school districts have earned a "B" grade from the Texas Education Agency this year. TEA released the grades on Monday. The grades from "A" to "F" are... — Updated 8/16/2022

BC Education Foundation sets fundraisers (to help teachers, students)

The Bridge City ISD Education Foundation has two fundraisers scheduled to help in the effort to raise money for special school projects. The non-profit community group is... — Updated 8/16/2022

Bridge City works on budget, tax rate

The Bridge City City Council Tuesday evening voted on a general operating budget of $10.06 million budget includes a 3 percent pay increase for employees. The budget is for the... — Updated 8/16/2022

Football legend, hometown hero, Steve Worster remembered

Steve Worster was probably the biggest celebrity from Orange County. He died Saturday at the age of 73. Though his peak fame coming during his teens and early 20s, the news of his... — Updated 8/16/2022

Dove season set to crank up and officially start the hunting season

The easy north wind has already begun to work magic on local hunters as they eagerly await the September 1 opener of dove season here in Texas. North Zone hunters will enjoy a... — Updated 8/16/2022

Kaz's Korner

This is the time of the year that I dislike the most. First of all, the middle of August has always been referred to as “The Dog Days of Summer.” But more importantly, this is... — Updated 8/16/2022

Bears getting ready for start of football season

The high school football season is just two weeks away, and Little Cypress-Mauriceville is predicted to have a good year. The Bears are picked fifteenth in the state in Class 4-A,... — Updated 8/16/2022

Cardinals have final scrimmage at Woodville

The Bridge City Cardinals have a final scrimmage in preparation for the start of the new football season. The Cardinals will scrimmage the Woodville Eagles this week. Bridge City... — Updated 8/16/2022

Bobcats prepare for start of football season

The regular season for high school football begins in another week. The Orangefield Bobcats have their final tune up with their second scrimmage to be played on Thursday. In their... — Updated 8/16/2022

Mustangs scrimmage Vidor as final preparation to the start of season

Another season for the winningest high school football team in Texas is a little more than a week away. Final preparations by the West Orange-Stark Mustangs for the new season will... — Updated 8/16/2022

Lady Bobcats beat Hamshire-Fannett in volleyball

The Orangefield Lady Bobcats won a thrilling five set match with Hamshire-Fannett last Friday on the road. The Lady Bobcats won the first two games before dropping the next two to... — Updated 8/15/2022

Euel Norwood, 91,Bridge City

Euel Norwood, 91, a 58 year resident of Bridge City, passed away on August 16, 2022, in Tomball, Texas. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2022, at Claybar... — Updated 8/18/2022

ElRay Philen, Sr., 79, Bridge City

ElRay Philen, Sr., 79, of Bridge City, passed away on August 14, 2022, at the Medical Center in Port Arthur, Texas surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be at... — Updated 8/18/2022

Ronnie Dale bishop, Sr., 68, Orange

Ronnie Dale bishop, Sr., 68, of Orange, passed away on August 16, 2022, at his home surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 27, 2022, at... — Updated 8/18/2022

Patricia Pollard Lawson, 83, Bridge City

Patricia Pollard Lawson, born May 24, 1939, to William E. and Annie Jane Pollard, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2022, in Groves, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00... — Updated 8/16/2022

Ronnie Fields, 67, Vidor

Ronnie Fields, 67, of Vidor, passed away on August 10, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Born in Orange, Texas, on august 26, 1954, he was the son of Elbert Lorenzie... — Updated 8/16/2022

Martha Marie Stanley Johnson, 82, Devils Pocket

Martha Marie Stanley Johnson, age 82, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 13, 2022, at her home in Devils Pocket, Texas. She was born in Starks, Louisiana, on August 13,... — Updated 8/16/2022

Michael Douglass Porter, 65, Orange

Michael Douglass Porter, 65, of Orange, TX passed away on August 13, 2022 at the Southeast Medical Center after a long health battle. Michael was born on August 25, 1956, in Bath,... — Updated 8/16/2022

Michael Christopher Wilkerson, 40, Orange

Michael Christopher Wilkerson, 40, of Orange, passed away on August 6, 2022, at home surrounded by loved ones. A memorial gathering will be from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday,... — Updated 8/15/2022

John Wayne Snider, 77, Beaumont

John Wayne Snider, 77, of Beaumont, passed away on August 3, 2022, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A memorial service will be held on a later date. Born in Loeb, Texas, on January... — Updated 8/11/2022

Edmond Burke Finnerty IV, 43, Beaumont

Edmond Burke Finnerty IV, 43, of Beaumont, Texas, passed away on August 3, 2022, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on July 14, 1979, he was the... — Updated 8/15/2022

Texas Renaissance Festival to Host Job Faire

Todd Mission, TX (August 16, 2022) – Texas Renaissance Festival announced today that the Festival and it’s vendors will be hiring more than 400 people for the upcoming 2022... — Updated 8/16/2022

Deutsch named Employee of the Month by Bridge City Chamber of Commerce

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced that Jayme Deutsch who is employed at Peak Nutrition has been named August Employee of the Month. Pictured: Jayme Deutsch, Rick... — Updated 8/16/2022

Sherlock Breaux in the Creauxs Nest

TIME ROLLS ON As you get older time does seem to go faster. You look at your 30-year-old Rolodex and over half of the people listed in it are now gone. That’s one reason why... — Updated 8/16/2022

Education Money

Texas public education has not been adequately funded since the 1940s. Under the party now in power it has gotten worse, not better. Growth in charter schools is one reason why.... — Updated 8/16/2022

Soil Basics: Microbes to pH

Gardeners, hopefully most of you received rain the past week as forecast by local meteorologist. It certainly is a welcome respite and truly needed. And with the rain comes another... — Updated 8/16/2022

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