Ron Hidalgo


Ron Hidalgo, Sr., 70, of Beaumont, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at his residence. He was a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, where he attended LaGrange High School. Ron Sr,. was a United States Navy veteran, having served in Vietnam. During his service, he traveled the world and retired in Beaumont.   Left to ...

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Old Business Coming Back?


A Stuckey’s center with shops for Baskin-Robbins ice cream, Dunkin’ Donuts and Church’s Chicken will be built at Interstate 10 and FM 1442. Orange County Precinct 2 Commissioner Barry Burton Thursday said he told people about the project after seeing that the company had posted a sign. “There was really no official announcement,” he said. ...

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OC Restaurant Reports


Kam Wah Buffet on Strickland Drive in Pinehurst received an ‘F’ on a county health inspection on Tuesday. Inspector James Scales reports he will be making daily visits to the restaurant to assure the staff is working on improvements. Scales gave the buffet a score of 63 and cited numerous violations. He said he was ...

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Meet The Cardinals


The Bridge City Cardinals held their annual Meet The Cardinals night where athletes from fall sports were introduced to the crowd.  The BC Band provided the music to help kick off the school year.   Photo Gallery     ...

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Lady Bobcats Host Tournament


For the first time the Orangefield Lady Bobcats are hosting a volleyball tournament.  Pool play was held Thursday with each team playing twice.   Scores:  Dayton beat Kelly 25-16, 19-25, and 15-8 Memorial defeated Hull-Daisetta 25-22 and 26-24 Orangefield lost to Dayton 25-20 and 25-16 Memorial defeated Kelly 25-19 and 25-22 Silsbee nipped HJ 25-23 and 25-23 Orangefield beat Hull-Daisetta ...

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Heat Advisory Again For Friday



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Ralph Richardson


Ralph Richardson, 94, of Orange, passed away on August 17, 2017.   Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Sunday, August 20, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Burial will follow at Cormier Cemetery in Vinton.   Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.   Born ...

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Pole Struck By Lightning


A power pole at the corner of Irving and Chemical Row in Orange was struck by lightning Thursday around lunch and caught fire according to the Orange Fire Department.  The pole burned into two pieces, knocking out power in the area, including Wal-Mart where customers were asked to exit the building.  The road had to be ...

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Area Excited For Eclipse Monday


A dark shadow will fall across the United States on Monday and some people are going wild. They’ve planned vacations and reserved hotel rooms across the center of the part of the country to see a full total eclipse of the sun. NASA says the eclipse is caused as the moon moves across the path ...

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Hickey Guilty Of Drug Trafficking


A 36-year-old Vidor man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston. Jonathan Derick Hickey pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin. According to information presented in court, on Jan. 17, 2017, law enforcement ...

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