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WOCCISD receives $1 Million donation from G&G Enterprises

G&G Enterprises Construction Corp. Makes a Generous $1 Million Donation to West Orange-Cove CISD and Exclusive Naming Rights Agreement West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent... — Updated 5/26/2023

The waiting list for Tenant-Based Rental Assistance will open June 23, 2023.

Legacy CDC, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, will begin accepting applications for the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)... — Updated 5/26/2023

SRA Donates Floating Dock to City of Orange

The Sabine River Authority of Texas (SRA) recently completed construction and installation of a 100-ft floating dock and pier structure to compliment the City of Orange's pavilion... — Updated 5/23/2023

New plant has already spent $53 million here

The new Golden Triangle Polymers plant has already spent nearly $53 million in Orange County and has spent $17.6 million on local companies for contracted work. Officials from... — Updated 5/23/2023

Names of war dead live in community

Memorial Day is set aside as a special day of tribute to the men and women who have lost their lives while serving in the U.S. military. But in Orange County, remembrances of... — Updated 5/23/2023

Odile's Fine Flooring and Design Named Bridge City Chamber Business of the Month

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Odile's Fine Flooring and Design has been named Business of the Month for May 2023. They were presented an award... — Updated 5/23/2023

Corps of Engineers will discuss OC levee project online Thursday

Orange County residents will be able to get the latest update on the 26.3 mile levee system plan during a virtual meeting Thursday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The corps'... — Updated 5/23/2023

Famous priest marks anniversary in Orange this weekend

Father Jim Sichko, a Roman Catholic priest who has traveled the world as a missionary of mercy for Pope Francis, will return to his hometown this weekend to celebrate his 25th... — Updated 5/23/2023

Chad Dallas named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

Right-handed pitcher Chad Dallas of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, was named the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week. The... — Updated 5/23/2023

Second Annual 500 For Life Held in Orange

The second annual "500 For Life" motorcycle rally was held Saturday, May 20, for local motorcycle enthusiasts. Over fifty motorcyclists rode together from Beaumont to Orange to... — Updated 5/23/2023

Chad Landry is interim head football coach

Less than three months before the start of the high school football season the Bridge City Cardinals had their athletic director and head football coach resign. Cody McGuire’s... — Updated 5/29/2023

Xander Parks wins state in golf

A year that started with great expectations, was plagued by an injury along the way, and ended with exaltation for Xander Parks the last week and a half of May. The Orangefield... — Updated 5/29/2023

West Orange-Cove Event Center hosts graduation

A magnificent new facility at the West Orange-Stark High School is close to completion but was the site of an important activity on Friday, May 26. The West Orange-Cove Event... — Updated 5/29/2023

Beat the heat with summer variety

Easily one of the most alluring features of Sabine Lake area is the fact that you can catch so many different species of fish in a relatively small area. The brackish water holds... — Updated 5/23/2023

Whitmire new Bobcat basketball coach

The Orangefield School Trustees introduced the new high school boys basketball coach during their meeting on Monday, May 22, at the high school. Bryan Whitmire was approved to take... — Updated 5/23/2023

Lady Bobcats close outstanding season

The Orangefield Lady Bobcats had their outstanding season come to an end Friday, May 19, in Navasota. The Lady Bobcats lost in a one game playoff with the Class 3A top ranked... — Updated 5/23/2023

Orangefield drops two to Blue Devils

Another successful baseball season came to an end for the Orangefield Bobcats on Saturday, May 20. The Bobcats lost their second game to the Central Heights Blue Devils and were... — Updated 5/23/2023

Joseph Daniel Payne, Sr., 89, Orange

Our Dad, Joseph Daniel Payne, Sr. died on May 24, 2023. Joe Payne believed in honesty, hard work, loving his family and following God’s Word and he lived it. He was the son of... — Updated 5/26/2023

Neil Hudson, 83, Rosenberg

Neil Hudson, 83, of Rosenberg, Texas, passed away on May 22, 2023, in Sugar Land, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2023, at Claybar Funeral Home... — Updated 5/25/2023

Larry Joe Perry, 63, Orange

Larry Joe Perry, 63, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 21, 2023, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Victory Bible Baptist... — Updated 5/25/2023

Debra Allene Newman, 65, Orange

Debra Allene Newman, 65, of Orange, passed away on May 5, 2023, peacefully at home. Born in Coffee, Alabama, on April 9, 1958, she was the daughter of Otis Taylor and Doris Hauk.... — Updated 5/25/2023

Charles Edward Billeaud, 56, Vinton

Charles Edward Billeaud, 56, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2023 in Vinton, Louisiana. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and after living in several places in the United States,... — Updated 5/26/2023

Leola "Lee" Ann O'Sullivan, 92, Orange

Leola “Lee” Ann O’Sullivan, 92, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 22, 2023, in Beaumont, Texas. Funeral services will be 10:00, Friday, June 2, at St. Maurice Catholic... — Updated 5/29/2023

Doris Jane Hughes Steele, 88, Orange

Doris Jane Hughes Steele, 88, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 19, 2023, in Orange. Funeral services will take place at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Claybar Funeral... — Updated 5/23/2023

Scott Owen Smith, 72, Orange

Scott Owen Smith, 72, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 19, 2023, with his daughter by his side in Beaumont, Texas. Born in Orange, Texas, on December 30, 1950, he was the son... — Updated 5/23/2023

Otis Ray Hennigan, 70, Orange

Otis Ray Hennigan, 70, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 17, 2023, peacefully at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2023, at First Baptist Church... — Updated 5/18/2023

Herman Joseph Pachuca, 80, Bridge City

Herman Joseph Pachuca, age 80 of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2023, in Bridge City, Texas. Family and friends will gather to honor Herman, on Thursday, May... — Updated 5/19/2023

Constable Brad Frye Named Employee of the Month by Bridge City Chamber of Commerce

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that Constable Brad Frye with Orange County Precinct 3 has been named May Employee of the... — Updated 5/23/2023

Cowboy Church sets family car show Saturday

The Cowboy Church of Orange County will have a free family-friendly car, truck, and motorcycle show on Saturday at the church grounds, 673 FM 1078 outside of Orange. Time is 9 a.m.... — Updated 5/23/2023

Mother's Day Adventure

There is not much excitement when you reach 88 years of age. But this Mother’s Day was a little different. Saturday morning I was awakened by my wife announcing that there... — Updated 5/23/2023

My five cents…

On May 18, 1912 the USS Texas, also known as Battleship Texas, launched and quickly became one of the most powerful weapons in the world. It is credited with the introduction and... — Updated 5/23/2023

Move Over Blueberries: Figs are Back!

The past couple of weeks we've discussed plant diseases and pests...enough with the 'darker side of gardening', let's redirect our focus to another area-fruit! Figs (which are a... — Updated 5/23/2023

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TODAY MARKS ONE YEAR SINCE UVALDE On May 24, 2022, Salvador Ramos and his 66-year-old grandmother had an argument over his failure to graduate from high school at their home in... — Updated 5/23/2023

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