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Entertainment for the week - June 29-July 4

We have reached the halfway point of 2016 and what a year it has been so far with amazing live entertainment across Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. As good as the first... — Updated 6/28/2016

 

Bridge City Police Reports

The Bridge City Police Department responded to the following calls from June 5 - June 11, 2016. Sunday, June 5 • Suspicious activity in the 900 block of Sharp. • Animal call in the 700 block of Avenue A. • Theft in the 700 bl... — Updated 6/27/2016

 

Clint Black, Dwight Yoakum schedule Beaumont events

Country music artist Clint Black returns to Southeast Texas this summer for a concert at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont on Thursday, Aug. 4. Tickets are $43 - $65 and are on... — Updated 6/27/2016

 

Business closings loom for Fourth of July holiday

Independence Day is on Monday and that means an extended holiday weekend is on tap. That also means there will be numerous business closures, including local municipalities. The Independence Day holiday is on Monday, July 4, and... — Updated 6/27/2016

 

A Sweet Homecoming

Bridge City-native Mandy Todd Buchanan, at center, returns home this week with her acoustic music trio, hONEyhoUSe, which also features her friends Yvonne Perea, at left, and... — Updated 6/21/2016

 

Entertainment for the week

The music of the '80s comes alive this Saturday night at Madison's as L.A. Roxx returns to perform the hard rocking hits from artists such as Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Ratt, Poison,... — Updated 6/21/2016

 

Past uncovered as work continues on Orange Depot Museum

Jack Elliott of JackBuilt, at left, the contractor for the renovation and repair of the Orange Depot Museum, speaks with Juanita Timberlake about some of the features uncovered... — Updated 6/21/2016

 

West Orange Police Reports

The West Orange Police Department responded to the following calls from May 29 - June 4, 2016. Sunday, May 29 • Person arrested for theft and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 3100 block of Edgar Brown Drive. Tuesday, May... — Updated 6/21/2016

 

County revises pay matrix for some exempt status employees

Orange County Commissioners are following a federal mandate to make changes to the employee pay matrix for certain exempt status employees to go into effect later this year. At Tuesday's meeting of the Orange County Commissioners,... — Updated 6/21/2016

 

Gunstream looks to expedite Trust property process

In an effort to get properties back onto Orange County tax rolls, a change is being made to streamline the process in which it is normally done. Lynda Gunstream, Orange County Tax... — Updated 6/14/2016

 

Entertainment for the Week

Southeast Texas rock act The HFA's, featuring, from left to right, Chip Smith, Doug Combs and John Cobb, will perform on Saturday, June 18, at The Logon Cafe in Beaumont. The group... — Updated 6/14/2016

 

Juneteenth celebration to be held Saturday

The second annual Juneteenth Music and Trail ride Festival will take place from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday, June 18, at the Orange Riverfront Pavilion in downtown Orange. The... — Updated 6/14/2016

 

Commissioners concerned with using Bessie Heights Marsh for fleeting area

A wetlands area known for its natural beauty and delicate eco-system was a point of discussion during commissioners court on Tuesday afternoon. The Orange County Commissioners met in a regular scheduled session on Tuesday... — Updated 6/14/2016

 

BCISD to begin work on band hall project

The first of what could be many upgrades and renovations is set to begin soon in the Bridge City Independent School District. The Board of Trustees of the Bridge City Independent... — Updated 6/7/2016

 

Cops N' Kids annual event canceled

The Annual Cops N' Kids Picnic, which is always a popular activity every June, has been canceled because the grounds of Claiborne West Park are too saturated to accommodate... — Updated 6/7/2016

 

Entertainment for the week

Orange County-based classic and southern rock act Mixx Fixxer will perform Friday, June 10, at Mackenzie's Pub, which is located in the West End of Beaumont off Phelan Boulevard.... — Updated 6/7/2016

 

Rockets firepower ends Bears season

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Battlin' Bears remarkable baseball season has come to an end. The Waco Robinson Rockets beat the Bears in the best -of-three-game series, 2-0, this... — Updated 6/7/2016

 

LSC-O breaks ground for new multipurpose facility

Lamar State College-Orange held a makeshift groundbreaking ceremony inside its Student Center this past Thursday morning, instead of the location of its new multipurpose facility,... — Updated 6/7/2016

 

Orange Natatorium reopens for summer fun

The City of Orange Natatorium as reopened for the summer after being closed in 2015 due to a shortage of lifeguards. The facility has hired nine lifeguards for the summer,... — Updated 6/7/2016

 

Altrusa awards scholarships to local students

Angelica Jimenez, at left, a senior at West Orange-Stark High School, is recognized by Gale Beckett of Altrusa International, Inc. of Orange as the recipient of the $500... — Updated 5/31/2016

 

Orange Safety Day promotes safe and fun summer

The Texas Department of Transportation will hold its 7th Annual Orange Means Safety event from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Friday, June 3, at the Texas Travel Information Center on along... — Updated 5/31/2016

 

OCP goes 'Opry' for annual fundraiser

The cast of the Orange Community Players annual "Fun for Funds" production prepares for rehearsal on Tuesday night in advance of the opening night performance on June 9 and... — Updated 5/31/2016

 

Bridge City Police Reports

The Bridge City Police Department responded to the following calls from May 1 - May 7: Sunday, May 1 • Suspicious activity in the 300 block of Rosen. • Disturbance in the 100 block of Dupuis. • Informational report in the 200... — Updated 5/24/2016

 

Cardinals, Bears advance to Regional Semifinals

Two local baseball teams continue their impressive run in the state high school baseball playoffs for another week. The Bridge City Cardinals and Little Cypress-Mauriceville Battlin' Bears and the each won their respective... — Updated 5/24/2016

 

Elaine Meyers is 2016 Athena Award recipient

Elaine Meyers, at left, is pictured with Stephen Lee of First Financial Bank after she was honored with the annual Athena Award during a special breakfast ceremony this past... — Updated 5/17/2016

 

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