Reelect Jimmy Lane Mooney for Orange County Sheriff!

Dear Orange County residents, It's been an honor serving as your Sheriff for the past four years, and I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support. Today,... — Updated 9/26/2023

Orangefield Water Supply looking at changes

People living in the Orangefield area may be deciding whether to keep the non-profit Orangefield Water Supply Corporation or become a state water district. A town hall meeting was... — Updated 9/26/2023

West Orange preparing for Holiday in the Park

The city of West Orange is preparing for the 22nd Annual Holiday in the Park and a few vendor spaces are still available. The event this year will be Saturday, November 4, at... — Updated 9/26/2023

LCM Students pose with dogs to help rescue group

Members of the Honey Bears dance team along with football players from Little Cypress-Mauriceville High volunteered to help the local dog rescue group sponsored by Traci James to... — Updated 9/26/2023

Lyda crowned BCHS Homecoming Queen

Raema Lyda, escorted by her father, Chris, was crowned 2023 Homecoming Queen for Bridge City High during ceremonies this past Friday on Moe Litton Field. Other seniors in the court... — Updated 9/26/2023

Orange Lions Club awards Lion Weatherford

The Orange Lions Club Monday night paid tribute to longtime member Stump Weatherford by naming him as the first inductee to the Orange Lions Hall of Fame. His wife, Dayle Gunn... — Updated 9/26/2023

Orange's longterm plans bring big jump in sales taxes

Two decades ago, voters in the city of Orange approved adding a half-cent per dollar sales tax for economic development to help boost businesses to town. The longterm effort... — Updated 9/26/2023

LSCO continues growing with new buildings, courses

A building site that once drew fame to Orange with a local family business, is now housing a school and training center to produce more famous mechanical and technical-minded... — Updated 9/26/2023

Sign painters bring beauty and message to Orange

Terry Bussinge and Tosha Harrington of NVS Ink based in Orange County finished painting a cheerful sign at the Simmons Park across from the Orange Boat Ramp on Simmons Drive. The... — Updated 9/26/2023

Archery season opens up, drought concerns top list

Texas white tail deer hunters will get their first opportunity to chase that buck they have been dreaming of since last season ended as the 2023-24 season gets underway this... — Updated 9/26/2023

Bobcats battle district favorite Anahuac on Friday

The first district game was a big positive for Orangefield. This week is another important district game at home for the Bobcats. Orangefield's longtime rival the Buna Cougars came... — Updated 9/26/2023

Bears to celebrate homecoming against Legacy Sports

This is Week 6 of the high school football season in Texas. It represents roughly the half way point of the year for the players and coaches with five weeks behind them and five... — Updated 9/26/2023

Mustangs look to snap losing streak at Liberty

A third straight loss last week has West Orange-Stark looking to change its fortunes during the second half of the season. The Mustangs could start with a win on the road this... — Updated 9/26/2023

Lady Cardinals still flying high in volleyball

The Bridge City Lady Cardinals continue to fly high atop the district volleyball standings. The Lady Cardinals are 4-0 entering this week's action. Bridge City won both of its... — Updated 9/25/2023

LCM wins two more volleyball matches

The Little Cypress Mauriceville Lady Bears volleyball team won three straight district matches entering this week's action. LCM was 3-1 before its match on Tuesday night of this... — Updated 9/25/2023

Lady Bobcats beat Buna in volleyball

The Orangefield Lady Bobcats are in the thick of the playoff hunt in their volleyball District 22-3A. The Lady Bobcats are 4-1 and trail first place Anahuac by one game in the... — Updated 9/25/2023

Cardinals lose district opener

The district schedule started Friday night in Bridge City. The Cardinals fell to the state ranked Hamshire-Fannett Longhorns 42-7 at Larry Ward Stadium. The loss was the third... — Updated 9/25/2023

Willard James Lanier, 84, Orange

Willard James Lanier, 84, of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 25, 2023, in Beaumont, Texas. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, October 1, 2023, at Claybar Funeral... — Updated 9/29/2023

Coralie Jane Steffler, 90, Beaumont

Coralie Jane Steffler, age 90, of Beaumont, Texas, passed away on August 12, 2023, surround by loved ones. In lieu of a service, a private family gathering was held, to honor... — Updated 9/28/2023

Logan Maurice Boyett, 45, Orange

Logan Maurice Boyett, 45, of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 26, 2023, at home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 2, 2023, at Claybar Funeral Home... — Updated 9/28/2023

Geneva Wickware, 88, Orange

Geneva was a loving Daughter, Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She was born in Winnfield, La on July 29, 1935. Geneva graduated high school in Winnfield and moved... — Updated 9/28/2023

William Carl Brimm, 70, Orange

Proverbs 3:5-6 says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.... — Updated 9/28/2023

Margie Lee Schultz, 90, Orange

Margie Lee Schultz, 90, of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 24, 2023, in her home surrounded by her loved ones. A visitation will be held Saturday September 30, 2023, from... — Updated 9/28/2023

Barbara Joan (Davis) Truncale, 90, Bridge City

Barbara Joan (Davis) Truncale, 90, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away peacefully on September 20, 2023, in Bridge City. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September... — Updated 9/28/2023

Gerald Lee Bird (Preacher), 91, Orange

Gerald Lee Bird (Preacher), 91, of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 16, 2023, peacefully in Cloudcroft, New Mexico surrounded by his loved ones. Memorial Service will be... — Updated 9/25/2023

Brandy Rae Stanfield, 53, Lufkin

Brandy Rae Stanfield, 53, of Lufkin, Texas and formerly of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 19, 2023 in Lufkin. A graveside burial service of cremated remains will be held... — Updated 9/28/2023

Dan Sadler, 59, Orange

Dan Sadler, 59, of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 22, 2023, in Houston, Texas. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 29, 2023, at St. Francis of... — Updated 9/28/2023

Music scene remains active as fall arrives

Summer has finally given way to fall, but the regional music circuit remains red hot for the rest of 2023. Several shows have been rescheduled or canceled in recent days. Bret... — Updated 9/26/2023

First Saturday of First Baptist Church Oct. 7th

First Saturday of First Baptist Church is having another give-away. Diapers and wipes will be dispensed Saturday, Oct. 7th from 10 o'clock to noon. Cars are to line up at the... — Updated 9/26/2023

Holiday in the Park registration

Are you a crafty and creative person? Do you like to cook good food for lots of people? Do you have a “fine ride” that you would like to show off to the community? If you... — Updated 9/25/2023

Friends of the Orange Public Library to meet

Friends of the Orange Public Library will be holding a meeting of general membership and visitors on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. in the Ira Williamson meeting room of... — Updated 9/28/2023

Bridge City High School Class of 1988

Bridge City High School Class of 1988 has set October 13th & 14th for their 35 year class reunion. On Friday night we will go to the football game, be recognized, and meet up at... — Updated 9/25/2023

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

PHELAN RESPONSES TO CALL FOR REGISTRATION In a nearly unanimous vote, the leaders of the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) approved a resolution Saturday calling on the speaker of... — Updated 9/26/2023

Higher Education

One thing that sets the U.S. apart from most other nations of the world is the quality of our colleges and universities. There is a vast number of citizens of other countries... — Updated 9/26/2023

Down Life's Highway...

A time and place where movers and shakers congregated and 'Spice Girls' waited on them...   I came in on the tail end of the heydays of the famous Holland Hotel, where a person... — Updated 9/26/2023

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