Holy Moley, is that Holyfield?

The eclipse wasn’t the only strange sighting in Orange County over the last few days. Saturday, pictures started showing up of local residents with four-time heavyweight boxing... — Updated 4/9/2024

Walker to be first woman DA in Orange County

Sometimes in life, a person ends up where they were meant to be. Krispen Walker is one of those people. The West Orange-Stark High graduate on January 1 will become the new... — Updated 4/9/2024

Entergy plant plans night construction

People in Bridge City will see another construction traffic problem this week as the new Entergy Orange County Advanced Power Station has night work. Crews will be working from 9... — Updated 4/9/2024

Bridge City Mayor David Rutledge Recognized

Bridge City Mayor David Rutledge was recently recognized as a "Certified Municipal Official" by the Texas Municipal League (TML) and the Texas Association of Mayors, Councilmembers... — Updated 4/9/2024

Tournament raises funds for Litton scholarship

Coach H.N. "Moe" Litton, who worked more 30 years for Bridge City High School as a coach and athletic trainer, is legendary in the thoughts of his former students. His family keeps... — Updated 4/9/2024

$22K Grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Ensures Orange County ESD #2 / Bridge City Fire & Rescue is Better Prepared

Bridge City, TX – Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation announced the award of a $22,043.80 grant to Orange County ESD #2/Bridge City Fire & Rescue to ensure first responders... — Updated 4/9/2024

CenterPoint Energy encourages safety awareness during National Safe Digging Month

Utility reminds everyone to contact 811 before digging – including gardening, building a fence or installing a mailbox – to keep our communities safe. CenterPoint Energy is... — Updated 4/9/2024

Harbert announces run for Mayor of Bridge City

My name is Carl Harbert and I would like to announce that I am running for Mayor of Bridge City. I have lived in Bridge City for the last 39 years. My wife Theresa and I raised our... — Updated 4/9/2024

LCM and Bridge City capture important softball wins

As the regular season for softball approaches its conclusion three local teams are in strong positions to make the post season. Final district games will be played the week of... — Updated 4/11/2024

Overlooked, under appreciated, and cooked well done

It’s a given during certain months that there will be tons of ink dedicated to the pursuit of certain fish. There are “big trout” months, “flounder run” fiestas, and... — Updated 4/9/2024

Cardinals and Bobcats still leaders in their respective baseball districts

The District 19-4A standings got a little tighter last week with the results from games involving local teams. The Bridge City Cardinals split their two games and the Little... — Updated 4/7/2024

Cardinal softball nesting in first place

Just two weeks remain in the regular season for local high school softball teams. The Bridge City Cardinals are undefeated in District 19-4A and in sole possession of first place.... — Updated 4/6/2024

Orangefield golfers win district in girls and boys

The Orangefield girls and boys golf teams both captured district championships the first week of April at the Chambers County Golf Course. It was the second year in a row for the... — Updated 4/4/2024

Six student athletes sign scholarships

Six student athletes signed scholarships on Wednesday, April 3, to play their sports at the college level. Five of the seniors are graduating from Little Cypress Mauriceville High... — Updated 4/9/2024

Lois Marie Judice, 95, Bridge City

Lois Marie Judice, 95, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away surrounded by loved ones on December 1, 2023, in Port Neches, Texas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00... — Updated 12/4/2023

Kathleen "Kathy" Longron Block, 72, Orange

Kathleen “Kathy” Longron Block, 72, of Orange, Texas, passed away on November 28, 2023, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas. There will be a graveside memorial at a later date with Brother Keith Pennington officiating. Born... — Updated 11/30/2023

Fred Joseph Doiron III, 69, Bridge City

Fred Joseph Doiron III, 69, of Bridge City, TX, passed on through the heavenly gates on November 30, 2023. A celebration of life will be held at a later date, notifications will be... — Updated 12/4/2023

Charles Kenneth Hall, 68, Bridge City

Charles Kenneth Hall, 68, of Bridge City, Texas passed away on February 7, 2024 at CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. Memorial services will be at 11:00 am,... — Updated 2/13/2024

Alvin Joseph White, Jr., 91, Orange

Alvin Joseph White, Jr., 91, of Orange, Texas, passed away on April 9, 2024, at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home, Vidor, Texas. A.J. was born to Juanita Gonzales and Alvin White Sr. on... — Updated 4/12/2024

Janelle Wallace Ramsey, 77, Orange

Janelle Wallace Ramsey, 77, of Orange, TX, passed away on April 9, 2024. Born to the late Jim and Nellie Salee Wallace on June 3, 1946, in Evansville, Indiana, she graduated from... — Updated 4/12/2024

Martha Jean Bagley Hall, 93, Orange

Martha Jean Bagley Hall, 93, of Orange, Texas, passed away on April 8, 2024, in Orange, with her girls by her side. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 13,... — Updated 4/9/2024

Albertice Coy Morgan, 93, formerly of Bridge City

Albertice Coy Morgan, 93, previously of Bridge City, passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at his granddaughter’s home in College Station, Texas. Coy was born on February 1,... — Updated 4/9/2024

John H. Hughes, 78, Orange

John Harvey Hughes was born on February 23, 1946, in Hillsboro, Illinois. He was the fourth child of George and Ena Marie (Abernathy) Hughes. He went to be with Jesus on April 1,... — Updated 4/8/2024

Fred Darrell Hryhorchuk, 83, Deweyville

Fred Darrell Hryhorchuk, 83, of Deweyville, Texas, passed away on April 4, 2024, at Oakwood Manor in Vidor, Texas. Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 2024, at... — Updated 4/8/2024

OF Abby Broussard signs letter of intent

Orangefield High School softball player, Abby Broussard, signed a letter of intent with Clarendon... — Updated 4/9/2024

LeJeune named Chamber's student of the month at BCHS

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the April Student of the Month for Bridge City is Nicholas LeJeune. Nicholas is ranked 102... — Updated 4/9/2024

Orangefield Students Earn Word Expert Certification

Six students, as part of Mrs. Bellard's BIM 2 class, earned their Microsoft Office Word EXPERT Certification. Congratulations to these students for earning this... — Updated 4/8/2024

OF FFA Land Judging team travels to Sam Houston

The Orangefield FFA Land Judging Team traveled to Sam Houston State University to compete in the Area IX CDEs. After a successful day of competition, Ethan Welch placed 1st place... — Updated 4/8/2024

Fergia named Rotary SOM for OF

The Bridge City/Orangefield Rotary Club announced Caleb Fergia as their April Orangefield Student of the Month. Caleb ranks #66 in his class with a GPA of 3.49. He plans to play... — Updated 4/8/2024

Guyote places 1st at HOSA State Conference

Congratulations to Katie Guyote, who represented Orangefield High School at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals State Conference in Galveston last week. She walked away with... — Updated 4/9/2024

Shangri La Gardens to host Earth Day celebration at Eco-Fest

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center invites the public to celebrate Earth Day during their annual spring event, Eco-Fest. This day of family friendly fun takes place on... — Updated 4/8/2024

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE—BIG DEAL The much anticipated solar eclipse shifted billions of dollars across the country. The ‘first’ reports came out of Mexico, headed to Texas Hill... — Updated 4/9/2024

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