Thomas “Tommy” Benton Nugier


Thomas “Tommy” Benton Nugier, 60, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away in Galveston, Texas, on November 18, 2017.    Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Kenny Miller, of Cowboy Church on the Rock.    Visitation will be prior ...

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Kolander Ready For Season Two


The Bridge City Lady Cardinals had a successful season last year under first year Head Coach JoLee Kolander.  The Lady Cardinals finished in third place and made the playoffs.  Kolander lost no one to graduation from that squad and has two seniors that will be leaders this year.  Kassidy Wilbur was a captain last year ...

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Cardinals Ready For Successful Season


For a second straight season the Bridge City Cardinals under Coach Larry Sterling made the playoffs last year.  Sterling will have a good mix of returning lettermen and newcomers coming up to the varsity for this year’s Bridge City basketball team. A couple of three-year lettermen will be the key leaders for the Cardinals on ...

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Tuesday Basketball Scores


Lumberton beat BC 54-42 – Orangefield over Deweyville 69-23.  Aven Lathrop led OF with 18 and Alex Catt added 14. – Girls OF beat Deweyville 45-22.  For OF: Cameron Choate 16 points, and 7 rebounds. Emmi Lummus 5 steals, and 12 points. Tatum Garlington 10 points, and 6 rebounds.  – ...

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County Debris Deadline Announced


The Orange County Office of Emergency Management issued a notification Tuesday that the projected completion date will be December 18 for debris removal in the county.  Emergency Management Coordinator Ralph Valenciano spoke to the Commissioners Court about the long-awaited approval to begin picking up debris on private property. FEMA notified Valenciano Tuesday morning that Orange ...

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West Orange Home Ordinance Revision


  HUD-Code manufactured homes could be allowed in certain areas of the City of West Orange within the next month.  The West Orange City Council met Tuesday to discuss revising a city ordinance concerning where manufactured homes may be located in the city. Mayor Roy McDonald summarized the discussion as cleaning up the city ordinance ...

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John “J.V.” Chauvin


    John “J.V.” Chauvin, 90, of Bridge City, Texas passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his residence.   J.V. was born October 3, 1927 in Houma, Louisiana to Israel Victor Chauvin and Katherine Faslund Chauvin.  He was a resident of Bridge City for sixty years and was a Process Control Coordinator at Firestone ...

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Merlyn Darrell Holland


Merlyn Darrell Holland, 72, of Mauriceville, Texas, passed away at his home on Saturday, November 18, 2017.  Merlyn was born on Saturday, August 25, 1945, in Silsbee, Texas, to parents Juanita Walterine (Headrick) and Prentice George Holland.  Even from a young age, Merlyn was a very hard worker and a true cowboy.  Any job that ...

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James Giffen Paige


James Giffen Paige, 76, of Orange, TX, departed this life on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Funeral service will be held at Mt. Olive Baptist Church on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. Visitation will begin at 9:00 A.M. with burial at Magnolia Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Calvary Mortuary Staff. His memories will ...

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Rollover Drivers Leave Scene


Orange police are investigating two separate vehicle rollovers in which the drivers left before officers arrived. One was found about 11 Monday night in the 3900 block of North Highway 62. Officer L.T. Holland reported finding a 2012 Ford Fusion unoccupied. He said the car had been traveling northbound and left the roadway. When the ...

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