Breaking Ground Downtown

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A new multi-million dollar addition to the Stark Museum of Art will provide studio space for art activities and a library archives for historical documents relating to the Lutcher and Stark families. The Stark Foundation Thursday morning broke ground for the addition, which is being built by SpawGlass. Walter Riedel, president and CEO of the ...

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BC Annual Chamber Banquet

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The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the Taste of the Bayou Annual Banquet  Monday, January 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at Bridge City Elementary School Cafeteria and Gymnasium.   Musical entertainment will be provided by of The Gulf Coast Playboys Band.  Boudreaux Dagator from Sabine River Ford will be making a special ...

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BCISD Supt. Search

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The Bridge City ISD school board is having a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 to screen applicants for superintendent. The board’s timeline for the search includes naming a finalist on January 13 or later. In October, Superintendent Mike King announced he would leave the job at the end of January to work in ...

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LCJH Construction Theft

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Orange police are investigating break-ins at the Little Cypress Junior High construction site and the Veterans of Foreign Wars on Highway 87. Corbell Masonry, the contractor for the junior high construction project, called police at 7:45 Monday morning to the school at 6765 FM 1130. An estimated $4,900 of equipment had been stolen. The most ...

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More Gates Opened Wednesday


The Sabine River Authority now has nine gates dam gates open at Toledo Bend Reservoir. This morning, seven gates were open at one foot each. Two gates were open at two feet. One generator is operating 24 hours a day while the second generator is down for repairs. The National Weather Service has flood warnings ...

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Mildred Beatrice Grant


Mildred Beatrice Grant, 91, of Deweyville passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Mildred was born on November 27, 1924 in Tampa, Florida to parents Jesse and Mary Ellis. She has lived in Deweyville for 52 years and was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed going fishing with her ...

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Ralph James Nunez


Ralph James Nunez, 77, of Orange, Texas, passed away on December 16, 2015, in Beaumont, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am, Friday, December 18, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City, Texas. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation will be from prior to the service beginning at 9:00am. ...

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Carlton Supports EDC – Comments Clarified


County Judge Brint Carlton showed his support for the Orange County Economic Development Corporation by speaking in favor of it at city council meetings in West Orange and Pinehurst on Tuesday. Both West Orange and Pinehurst city councils voted to provide funding through the end of the fiscal year. Carlton told the city councils the ...

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Smith Honored At Game


Former WOS Mustang Kevin Pup Smith will be inducted into the Texas High School Hall of Fame. He will be introduced during the WOS/Celina game on Friday at NRG Stadium. He is the first player from West Orange Stark to be elected to the hall. Smith was on the last team to win a title ...

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New Cowboys Coach

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Lance Guidry wore No. 15 when he was an All-Southland Conference defensive back for McNeese State University back in the early 90s. On Wednesday, he was named the 15th head coach in school history while challenging the several hundred in attendance to “Cowboy Up.” “There is a term that we call ‘Cowboy Up’,” said Guidry ...

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