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 By Dan Perrine    Sports

Bobcats Tame Tigers, advance to Regional Finals

Orangefield is boldly going where the Bobcats have not gone in baseball for more than three decades. The Orangefield Bobcats tamed the Rockdale Tigers last week to advance to the... — Updated 5/27/2024


Albert "LJ" Joseph Doucet, 82, Bridge City

Albert “LJ” Joseph Doucet, 82, of Bridge City, TX passed away on Friday, May 24, 2024, in Groves, TX. Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Thursday, May 30, 2024, at St. Henry Cat... — Updated 5/27/2024


Ernest Paul Dronnet, 86, Orange

Ernest Paul Dronnet, 86, of Orange, Texas, passed away on May 18, 2024, at home with his family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 25, 2024, at Claybar... — Updated 5/24/2024

 By Margaret Toal    News 

Phelan-Covey runoff ends with Tuesday election

Tuesday, May 28, is the date of the runoff race for the Texas House District 21 that includes Orange County. The only registered voters who cannot cast a ballot in the runoff are th... — Updated 5/21/2024


WOCCISD Board Meeting Witnesses Swearing-In of Trustee Roderick Robertson and Board Secretary LaTricia Stroud

During the WOCCISD Board Meeting held on Monday, Trustee Roderick Robertson and Board Secretary LaTricia Stroud officially took their oaths of office, renewing their positions... — Updated 5/21/2024


Public offices close Monday for Memorial Day

All federal, state, and local offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. The local ones include Orange County Courthouse and other county offices. Also, city office... — Updated 5/21/2024

 By Margaret Toal    News 

Bridge City sees healthy sales tax collections

Most of the entities collecting sales taxes had big increases in March sales compared to last year, with Bridge City now having nearly 13 percent in sales taxes compared to last... — Updated 5/21/2024

 By Margaret Toal    News 

Historic May 1953 flood stopped by hundreds of volunteers

River flooding has become so common in Orange County that the "Great Flood of 1953" isn't so great now. But the rising Sabine on May 22, 1953, 71 years ago, brought thousands of... — Updated 5/21/2024


CTX receives funding in FY24 Work Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) allocated the first installment of federal funding toward the USACE Galveston District's (SWG) Coastal Texas Project (CTX). The U.S. Army... — Updated 5/21/2024

 By Capt. Chuck Uzzle    Sports 

Golden Rules

Years ago there was an incredibly popular ad campaign started by the athletic shoe giant known as Nike that coined the phrase “Just Do It”. The catchy slogan has become ent... — Updated 5/21/2024


8th Annual Michael Hoke Memorial Outdoor Awareness for Kids

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Orange County is holding The 8th Annual Michael Hoke Memorial Outdoor Awareness for Kids on June 4th, 2024 at Claiborne West Park in the... — Updated 5/21/2024


Woolley is BC Chamber BCHS Student of the Month for May

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is has announced that the May Student of the Month for Bridge City is Addison Woolley. She is ranked 2 of 206 with a GPA of 4... — Updated 5/21/2024


BC Chamber awards OF May Student of the Month to Zane Wrinkle

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is announced that the May Student of the Month for Orangefield is Zane Wrinkle. Zane is ranked 18 of 124 with a GPA of 4.3.... — Updated 5/21/2024


Jenkins places 2nd at State UIL

Orangefield High School senior, Kaitlyn Jenkins, placed 2nd in the state at the UIL competition in Austin for Computer Applications.... — Updated 5/21/2024


Dyer Signs With LSU for Colorguard

Orangefield High School senior, Ava Dyer, signed to be a part of the preliminary colorguard team at LSU. She is a leader for the OHS colorguard, serving as captain. She is excited... — Updated 5/21/2024


Wooley recipient of BBB Scholarship

Congratulations to BC Senior Addison Wooley recipient of the BBB of Southeast Texas Education Fund $2500 Scholarship. Pictured are Orange County BBB Board Member Donna Peterson,... — Updated 5/21/2024

 By Dan Perrine    Sports 

Nine Lady Bobcats Make All District in Softball

The Orangefield softball team finished second this year in the District 22-3A standings and advanced to the third round of the state playoffs. Nine of the Lady Bobcats were named... — Updated 5/21/2024


Lena Maddera Dodson, 91, Azle

Lena Maddera Dodson, 91, of Azle, Texas, passed away on May 19, 2024, at her home in Azle. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2024, at Claybar Funeral Home in Ora... — Updated 5/21/2024

 By Dan Perrine    Sports 

Orangefield beats Diboll to move to fourth round

For the second time in three years Orangefield has advanced to the fourth round of the state baseball post season. The Bobcats swept the Diboll Lumberjacks in two games on May... — Updated 5/21/2024


Grayson Scott Journeay

Grayson Scott Journeay peacefully passed away on May 16, 2024. Grayson was born on May 16, 2024, to his adoring parents, Justin Journeay and Hannah Gentzsch Journeay. He was a... — Updated 5/20/2024


Mollie E. Willis

Funeral services for Mollie E. Willis will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the First United Pentecostal Church of Orange, located at 3406 Edgar Brown Dr. Pastor Gary P. Wheeler will serve as the officiant.... — Updated 5/20/2024


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


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


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


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 in... — Updated 11/30/2023


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