Dr. Kelly receives scholarship to Thompson Executive Leadership Institute

AUSTIN – The Thompson Executive Leadership Institute (TELI) in Austin, Texas has announced that Mike Kelly, Superintendent at Bridge City ISD, is the recipient of an academic... — Updated 9/22/2022

Cheniere donates $70,000 to LSCPA

Amy Miller and Chad Dearien with Cheniere recently presented a check for $70,000 to Lamar State College Port Arthur to develop and support a new apprenticeship program for process... — Updated 9/20/2022

Orangetober Festival

The City of Orange Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the 2nd annual Orangetober Festival. This event will be held October 7-9 at the Riverside Pavilion, located... — Updated 9/20/2022

LSCO's Director of PR, Emily Mellen selected as SETX 40 under 40

ORANGE, TX – Lamar State College Orange announced that its Director of Public Relations and Development, Emily Mellen, has been selected by the Southeast Texas Young... — Updated 9/20/2022

Entergy and Summer high bills 

A one-time $150 bill credit will be available for qualifying customers starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.  All Entergy Texas customers can apply online through United Way... — Updated 9/20/2022

DPS Reminds Drivers to Put Safety First During Child Passenger Safety Week

AUSTIN – Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 18-24, and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers to make sure your young passengers are secured properly... — Updated 9/20/2022

Bridge City ISD Education Foundation give grants

Members of the Bridge City ISD Education Foundation last week surprised teachers in the district with grant money to help with special projects not covered by the district's... — Updated 9/20/2022

Garbage rates for West Orange go up October 1

People in the city of West Orange will have a small monthly increase in their garbage collection fees passed on the the city's contractor. The fees are going up for home and... — Updated 9/20/2022

City of Orange going up on water bills in October

Residents in the city of Orange will see higher bills when they open their monthly water-sewer-garbage statements starting in October. The city will have a 3 percent increase in... — Updated 9/20/2022

Orangefield ISD has no contested board races in November

The Orangefield school district's November school board election was able to be canceled because all three positions scheduled for election have candidates running unopposed.... — Updated 9/20/2022

Bobcats beat Buna to open district

Orangefield stormed out of the gate, sagged in the middle, and closed with a big bang in its first district game. The Bobcats defeated the Buna Cougars 28-14 on Friday night at F.... — Updated 9/24/2022

Fall fishing is for everyone

All along the Texas gulf coast the pattern is the same, much anticipated cool fronts on the horizon will signal the frenzy that is fall fishing. Anglers of every description... — Updated 9/20/2022

Kaz's Korner

This has been a weird season for the Houston Astros as far as personal and team statistics are concerned. The Astros are near the bottom of the major leagues as far as their team... — Updated 9/20/2022

Kaz'z Fearless Forecast

Games This Weekend SILSBEE over WEST ORANGE-STARK—The defense that spurred the Mustangs on to win 18 straight district championships and has been one of the top models in the... — Updated 9/20/2022

Orangefield opens district with Buna

The district games start this week for Orangefield against an old rival. The Bobcats enter district play though coming off their weakest performance of the season so far. The... — Updated 9/20/2022

Bridge City starts district against the Longhorns

Last Friday Bridge City lost more than a football game. The Cardinals had fewer points on the scoreboard when the game ended, but they also had fewer players available for this... — Updated 9/20/2022

Mustangs to tangle with Tigers

The district schedule begins this Friday for West Orange-Stark. The Mustangs start district carrying a rare two-game losing streak when they play state ranked and undefeated... — Updated 9/20/2022

LCM prepares to play on new football field

This is the bye week for the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears. They will be preparing for their next game in two weeks against Legacy School of Sport Sciences out of Spring. The... — Updated 9/20/2022

Lady Cardinals undefeated in district

The Bridge City Lady Cardinals have opened district play with two wins. The first victory was three straight sets against the Silsbee Lady Tigers. Bridge City followed with a... — Updated 9/17/2022

Lady Bears sweep Vidor in volleyball

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears swept their match with the Vidor Lady Pirates on Friday, September 16. The win evened the Lady Bears record to 1-1 in district action.... — Updated 9/17/2022

Theresa Guillotte, 93, Orange

Theresa Guillotte, 93, of Orange, passed away on September 21, 2022, at her home. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange.... — Updated 9/22/2022

Robert Joseph McLaughlin, Jr. (Bob), 71, Orange

Robert Joseph McLaughlin, Jr. (Bob) 71, of Orange, passed away after his courageous battle with cancer on September 20, 2022, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. He made the... — Updated 9/22/2022

Pamela Kay Tomplait, 61, Celina

Pamela Kay Tomplait, 61, of Celina, Texas, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on September 15, 2022, at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in McKinney, Texas. A... — Updated 9/22/2022

Katharine Gay Blake, 82, of Orange

Katharine Gay Blake, 82, of Orange, passed away on September 20, 2022, in Beaumont, Texas. Katharine was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on April 4, 1940, she was the daughter... — Updated 9/22/2022

Jill Marie Jackson Peveto, 70, Orange

Jill Marie Jackson Peveto, peacefully took her final breath and passed on to her eternal home on the night of Monday, September 19, 2022 in Orange, Texas with her family at her... — Updated 9/24/2022

Bernadine Bradley, 90, Bridge City

Bernadine Bradley, 90, of Bridge City, passed away on September 17, 2022, at her home.  Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 23, at Claybar Funeral Home in... — Updated 9/20/2022

Sandra C. Mouton, 71, Orange

Sandra C. Mouton, 71, longtime resident of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 18, 2022, in Beaumont, Texas. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, September... — Updated 9/20/2022

William James "Bill" Simar, 88, Orange

William James “Bill” Simar, 88, of Orange, Texas passed away peacefully on September 14, 2022 at Christus Dubuis Hospital in Beaumont, Texas. All services will be held at St.... — Updated 9/19/2022

Vickie Hill Landry, 67, Orange

Vickie Hill Landry, 67, of Orange, Texas, entered into her eternal home on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Christus St. Elizabeth in Beaumont. Born in Orange, Texas, on February 9,... — Updated 9/20/2022

Legendary Oak Ridge Boys performance at Jefferson Theatre

Legendary music quartet, The Oak Ridge Boys, ended its string of performances in Texas with a concert at the historic Jefferson Theatre in Beaumont this past Sunday night (Sept.... — Updated 9/19/2022

Hagar and friends end summer with a bang

There ain't no party like an end of summer rock and roll party if that rock and roll party features Sammy Hagar and a bunch of his close friends. Hagar and his bandmates, better... — Updated 9/20/2022

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office is holding a Private Pesticide Applicator Training on November7th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Check in is at 8:30 AM.  The three-hour... — Updated 9/20/2022

LCM Education Foundation awards

For 20 years, the LCM Education Foundation has raised funds aimed toward enhancing the educational experience of students at LCMCISD. Established in 2002 by patrons of LCM, the... — Updated 9/20/2022

Door Sign Crafting Class

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office is having a Door Sign Crafting Class.  The door sign will be a round wooden sign and you have the option of an initial, word, or name on... — Updated 9/20/2022

"The Sunfish Showdown" is Slated for Sept. 24 at TFFC

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) is hosting “The Sunfish Showdown” tournament Sept. 24 in conjunction with National Hunting and Fishing Day. The event, scheduled for 8 a.m.-1 p.m., offers a day of fun for the whole... — Updated 9/20/2022

DAR Constitution Luncheon

The William Diamond Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held their Constitution Day Luncheon on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Old Orange Cafe.  Regent... — Updated 9/19/2022

Biologists Predict Moderate Hunting Conditions Ahead of White-Tailed Deer Archery-Only Season Opener

With drought affecting most of the state over the summer, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists foresee a moderate season for hunters this fall. “Overall, 2022 year is expected to be good in terms of harvest... — Updated 9/17/2022

Where Are the People

I am beginning to suspect that aliens are taking over the world by replacing human beings with machines. I wouldn’t complain so much if the machines were more accommodating. As... — Updated 9/20/2022

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

LAST QUEEN FOR A LIFETIME LAID TO REST Masses line the roads as Elizabeth is taken to castle for burial. Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin was lowered into the royal vault of St.... — Updated 9/20/2022

Rain Lilies: Possess an Alluring Ephemeral Nature

During a recent Orange County Master Gardener monthly meeting, fellow Master Gardener, Eddie Shaw, who counts himself a fan of the rain lily, surprised me with a gift of seeds.... — Updated 9/20/2022

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