Nel Bennett

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Nel Ernestine Bennett, 92, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on August 22, 2015, at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm, Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning ...

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A Nifty Day for Third Grade

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Back When by Margaret Toal One of the best parts of a new school year was the new school supplies. No school year in my memory had better school supplies than the year I started third grade at Jones Elementary School. (‘To George D. Jones we’ll ere be true, because of our great love for ...

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Foster KO in First Round


Saturday night in Washington, DC Junior Lightweight O’Shanique “Ice Water” Foster of Orange knocked out Frank Jordan in the first round.  The fight only last 1:26.  Foster improves to 7-0.  It was his first win under his new promoter GH3Promotions.  Foster pictured with his manager Craig Stilley. ...

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Houseman Scholarship Created At LSCO

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Gisela Houseman, distinguished business woman and philanthropist, donated $50,000 to Lamar State College-Orange for the Tony Houseman Memorial Scholarship. Dr. Mike Shahan, Lamar State College – Orange president stated, “This is a big occasion for Lamar State College – Orange. Gisela and Tony have supported LSC-O for a long, long time. The Houseman scholarship fund ...

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Phelan Addresses LSCO Grads

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Dade Phelan, State Representative for Texas House District 21, gave the commencement address at the Lamar State College – Orange 2015 Summer Commencement on August 14 at the Lutcher Theater in Orange. Three graduates of Lamar State College-Orange graduated with the designation of summa cum laude, with “highest honors.” Summa cum laude designation includes those ...

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BC Rick Miller CC Results


Rick Miller Season Opening RESULTS 2015   Orangefield participants   ...

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Saturday Volleyball


The Deweyville Lady Pirates volleyball team finished as consolation champions after falling in the first round to the tournament champions, Beaumont Ozen.  They came back and won consolation on Saturday, August 22nd by defeating West Hardin 25-20, 22-25, 25-17, Beaumont Kelly 19-25, 25-20, 25-16, and Silsbee 25-20, 28-26. Stats for all 3 matches combined had ...

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Breaking Into Bail Bond Office??


Charges Filed for Bail America Burglary Orange police filed burglary charges Friday against 30-year-old Jeremy Gray in connection with a break-in at bail bond business a block away from the police station. The owner of Bail America at 309 Eighth Street, told police the break-in was between 9:45 and 11:45 p.m. Wednesday. A drill battery ...

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Friday Volleyball


LCM defeated Memorial 25-18, 25-15, 25-15. BC beat Central 3-1 The OF Lady Bobcats swept Anahuac 25-17, 25-17, 25-21.  Top Hitters: Sabryn Crain, Julianne McManus.; Top Assists: Ashlyn Turley; Top Blocker: Rebekah Newell;Top Passer: Evie Arceneaux. Deweyville Varsity volleyball defeated Vidor 25-8, 25-16, 25-21.  The win moves the Deweyville Lady Pirates to 9-2 on the season.  ...

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Toddler Suffers Head Injury


Toddler in Houston Hospital with Head Injury A man is being investigated in connection with injuries to a 2-year-old child, who is being treated at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston for a head injury and bruises. Orange police were called to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont at 1:30 p.m. Thursday concerning the child. Officer L.A. ...

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