Commissioners Rescind Resolution


After over 30 minutes of citizens’ comments concerning the fleeting of barges near the Bessie Heights Marsh on the Neches River, the Commissioners Court approved Tuesday rescinding its resolution of last June opposing the operations. Savage Inland Marine has been fleeting barges in the Bessie Heights Marsh without permits from the General Land Office since ...

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Man May Get New Trial


A Beaumont man convicted of murder for a collision that killed a Vidor teenager in three years ago might get a new trial after a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruling. The court ruled last week that the state district judge in Orange should have allowed the jury to consider a manslaughter charge along with ...

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Donkey Basketball


The Deweyville FFA is sponsoring a donkey basketball game on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the high school gym. The players will ride live donkeys as they play ball. The donkeys are specially selected for the show by the Dairyland Donkey Ball group. The donkeys, which weigh up to 500 pounds, have names like “Hemorrhoid” ...

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Power Trip Tuesday Morning


A widespread electrical outage across Orange early Tuesday morning was caused by a transmission line tripping offline, according to Entergy spokesman Andrew Schonert. The outage lasted only a few minutes. Schonert said Entergy was able to switch the transmission line around and restore power. ...

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Tuesday Playoff Scores


LCM beat Lufkin Hudson 73-61. Ayson Simmons had a monster game with 30 points (14-18FT). Katon Brown had 16 pts, 8 rebounds. – BC lost a tough one to Shepherd 49-44. – WOS lost their bi-district game to Diboll 61-56. – Deweyville played West Sabine and won 83-64 – ...

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OC Sheriffs Office Calls Feb. 13-20


Orange County Sheriff Calls February 13-20 Sexual assault, 2:47 a.m. February 13. Deputies dispatched to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont concerning an assault at 1495 Freeway Boulevard in Rose City. Child sexual assault, 7:38 a.m. February 13, Woodcock Street in Orangefield. Found property, 10:37 a.m. February 13, South Mansfield Ferry Road in Vidor. Burglary of ...

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Joshuah Todd Gerken


Joshuah Todd Gerken, age 32 of Orange, Texas, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017. Family and friends will gather for a visitation from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Dorman Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Josh was born in Fairmont, West Virginia on August 19, 1984, but always called Texas his home. He ...

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BCI & BCMS Honor Roll


  Bridge City Intermediate Honor Roll 4th six weeks 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Blair, Jackson Boyd, Marleigh Brannon, Bronwyn Britten, Kaylee Buchanan, Zoee Bush, Aaden Cammack, Kinsley Carpenter, Darbi Cullums, Kevin Davis, Cooper Tripp Dell, Alyssa Denison, Braydon Dugan, Makaylee Dupuis, Kyler Franklin, Steeley Freeman, Evan Hathaway, Austin Herman, Slade Hernandez, Ethan Hock, Jaylin ...

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Rollover Monday Morning


One woman received non-life threatening injuries in a one vehicle roll over crash Monday morning in Orange.  Orange Police and Fire Departments responded to the crash which occurred before 7:00 AM on MacArthur Drive between the La Cantina Restaurant and the Sonic Drive-In.  The Grand Caravan with Arkansas license plates appeared to have left the ...

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Community Trash Off Needs You!


It’s Trash-Off time once again! The 22nd annual Community Trash-Off is scheduled for this Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the City of Orange Boat Ramp, located on Simmons Drive in Orange, Texas. If you are not already on a team, you can still participate! Come early the morning of the event for ...

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