Old 90 Bridge To Be Replaced


TxDOT is replacing the bridge on Old Hwy 90 at Anderson Gulley.  Travelers on Old Hwy 90 should see signs beginning Monday, October 23 advising of the project which is scheduled  to begin demolition of the bridge on  Monday, November 6.  Old Hwy 90 will be closed to through traffic beginning on Monday, Nov. 6th.   ...

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Harvey Fraud Task Force Created


Acting United States Attorney Brit Featherston announced today that a Disaster Fraud Task Force has been created in the Eastern District of Texas comprised of local, state, and federal agencies to combat hurricane Harvey related disaster fraud activity.   The Justice Department established the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) following Hurricane Katrina and it ...

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Louise “Beesie” Passmore


Louise “Beesie” Passmore, age 93 of Vinton, LA, passed away in Corpus Christi, Texas on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 where she was residing with her daughter and son-in-law. Friends and family will gather for a visitation on Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. Services will begin at ...

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Jessie Mae Foreman “Mamaw”


Jessie Mae Foreman “Mamaw”, 94, of Orange, Texas, passed away on October 17, 2017, in Beaumont, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 20, 2017, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Barry Bradley, of First Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. ...

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Lois Powers Beeson


Longtime resident of Orange, Lois Powers Beeson passed away on October 15, 2017.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 19, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend John Warren. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.   Visitation will be prior ...

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Commissioners Get Progress Report On Debris


The Commissioners Court held a one-hour workshop Tuesday to hear about the progress of removing debris from properties in the county.  Representatives from Ashbritt and Tetra Tech informed the Commissioners that there are about 77 vehicles currently working in the county to remove the debris.  Buddy Lofton with Ashbritt is sticking by his company’s earlier ...

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BC Council Discusses Different Infiltration’s


Bridge City will get some needed repairs to two manholes that are creating infiltration problems and are damaging the adjacent roadways.  The City Council unanimously approved Tuesday awarding a contract to MK Constructors. City Manager Jerry Jones emphasizes the necessity for the work to be done on both manholes.  He termed the problem an emergency ...

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Mary Catherine Sesler


Mary Catherine Sesler, 86, of Orange, TX, departed this life on Saturday, October 14. 2017. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 A.M., at Magnolia Cemetery, on Thursday, October 19, 2017, under the direction of Calvary Mortuary Staff. She was preceded in death by her parents and first cousin, John Brooks, Sr. Catherine is ...

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LCM Looking To Go 2-0


It is only one game, but the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears served notice last Friday they could be a team to watch in the race for the district championship after a 58-38 win over the Silsbee Tigers.  Bear center Dalton LeDoux was injured and will be observed early this week to determine if he will be ...

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OC Sheriff’s Calls October 9-15


Orange County Sheriff’s Calls October 9-15 Burglary of a motor vehicle, 2:15 p.m. October 9, 500 block East Roundbunch Road in Bridge City. Assault occurred, 4:42 p.m. October 9, 2800 block North Main Street in Vidor. Disturbance, 10:08 p.m. October 9, 5800 block Grigsby Street in Vidor. One woman arrested for assault-family violence. Theft, 6:58 ...

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