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WOC boss picks Hickman as Mustangs AD/coach

Hiawatha Hickman is the nominee to become the fourth Athletic Director/Head Football Coach in West Orange-Stark history. West Orange-Cove school district superintendent Dr. Rickie... — Updated 1/21/2022

Mail-in voters must request ballots

A change in state law means Texas voters who are eligible to vote by mail must request from and turn in an application to vote by mail to the county in which they live. They must... — Updated 1/13/2022

Swing bridge fix frustrates OC commissioners

Mostly closed for repairs since mid-2017, the swing bridge on East Roundbunch Road, could be ready to reopen soon, a repairman said Tuesday. But if it happens soon, don't look for... — Updated 1/18/2022

Helping people hear better

The term family business is appropriately applied to the Brown Hearing Centers located in Orange and multiple other locations in Texas. The business celebrates its sixtieth year in... — Updated 1/18/2022

BC names Dalhart's Walker new boss

Bridge City's city council voted Tuesday night to hire Brent Walker, assistant city manager in the Texas Panhandle, to be Bridge City's city manager. Walker, who has worked for... — Updated 1/18/2022

It's now or never

The home stretch for local waterfowl hunters is dead ahead as the end of January is staring right back at us. Fortunately, for many of those still chasing ducks and geese, the... — Updated 1/18/2022

TPWD record first 2022 Legacy Lunkers

ATHENS – It didn't take long for the first pair of Legacy Class largemouth bass of the 2022 Toyota ShareLunker season to find their way into angler's boats. It was more than... — Updated 1/18/2022

Kaz's Fearless Forecast

NFL Division Playoff Games This Weekend AFC CINCINNATI BENGALS (11-7) over TENNESSEE TITANS (12-5) 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tn. (CBS)—MY PROJECTED... — Updated 1/18/2022

Kaz's Korner

On Friday I peered at the six "Wild Card" playoff games that were set for last weekend and tried to figure out which home team would be upset. After some research and calculations... — Updated 1/18/2022

Lauren "Laur Laur" Grace Brinkley, 19, Bridge City

Lauren “Laur” “Laur” Grace Brinkley, 19, of Bridge City, passed away on December 21, 2021. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 30, at Claybar Funeral... — Updated 1/11/2022

Bobbye A. Askew, 85, Orange

Bobbye A. Askew, 85, of Orange, passed away on January 20, 2022, in Beaumont. Born in Call, Texas, on June 5, 1936, she was the daughter of T.J. Godeaux and Alva Everage Godeaux.... — Updated 1/21/2022

Anner Mae Brown, 52, Silsbee

Anner Mae Brown, 52, of Silsbee, passed away on January 19, 2022, in Beaumont. Born in Houston, Texas, on October 14, 1969, she was the daughter of Elton Eugene Denmon and... — Updated 1/21/2022

Glen Ray Green, 95, Orange

Glen Ray Green, 95, of Orange, passed away on January 18, 2022. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church in Orange.... — Updated 1/21/2022

Martha Jo Wingate Martin, 69, Orange

Martha Jo Wingate Martin, 69, of Orange, passed away on January 13, 2022, in her home after her 13 year battle with cancer. Memorial services will be 11:00am, Saturday, January 29,... — Updated 1/21/2022

Anthony Charles Truncale, 89, Bridge City

Anthony Charles Truncale, 89, of Bridge City, passed away on January 16, 2022, in Beaumont.   Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 21, 2022, at Claybar Funeral Home... — Updated 1/18/2022

Jackie Croley, 94, Orange

Jackie Croley, 94, of Orange, passed away on January 15, 2022, at her home. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 21, 2022 at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery... — Updated 1/18/2022

Terry Wayne Morris, 62, Iowa Park

Terry Wayne Morris, 62, of Iowa Park, passed away on January 11, 2022 in Beaumont, Tx after a long and hard battle with cancer. Born in Wichita Falls, on June 20, 1959, he was the... — Updated 1/17/2022

Barbara Kelly, 93, Orange

Barbara Kelly, 93, of Orange, passed away on January 11, 2022 in Port Arthur. Born in New Philadelphia, Ohio on July 21, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Cope. She... — Updated 1/17/2022

Burl Caraway

Burl Caraway transitioned from this life to the next on January 12, 2022. As he would say, “holy mackerel” it was a life well lived with few regrets. Burl was born on September 23, 1941, to the late James Pershing Caraway and... — Updated 1/17/2022

Music schedule fills up for spring

The 2022 music schedule is filling up fast with numerous big events recently announced, including the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo schedule featuring artists such as Keith... — Updated 1/18/2022

WOCCISD Announces Finalist for Athletic Director Position

On Thursday, January 20, 2022, West Orange-Cove CISD superintendent, Dr. Rickie Harris, announced Hiawatha Hickman as the lone finalist for the Athletic Director/Head Football... — Updated 1/21/2022

OJH Boys Basketball vs. WO-S & Tournament

Since coming back from the break, the "Cardiac Cats" have been playing a lot of basketball, including two district games and tournaments. West Orange-Stark was the first team on the docket for the Bobcats as they looked to open... — Updated 1/20/2022

OJH Boys Basketball at Silsbee 1-13-22

Last Thursday, the “Cardiac Cats” headed down the road to face the Silsbee Tigers for a 4-game extravaganza. The 7th grade B-team was the first team to try and cage the Tigers. Coach Ragsdale and his impenetrable 1-3-1 zone... — Updated 1/20/2022

Rob Block Named Employee Of The Month By Bridge City Chamber Of Commerce

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is announced that Rob Block, Employee of Orangefield High School, has been named January Employee of the Month. The Board has chosen Rob Block... — Updated 1/18/2022

Jerry Jones retires from City of Bridge City

Bridge City Mayor David Rutledge, left, thanks former city manager Jerry Jones for a job well done during Jones' retirement celebration at City Hall Friday Jan.... — Updated 1/18/2022

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

ANOTHER WEEK ROLLS AROUND I'm going to start this column on a different footing this week. Let me tell you about our youngest saint, Saint Agnes, who is celebrated every January... — Updated 1/18/2022

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