BCLL Fall Ball for Kids

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  Bridge City Little League is now accepting registration for boys and girls ages 4-16 who wish to play softball or baseball this Fall.  Fee is $100 first child, $50 additional children.  Registration extends through 8/2/15 after which a late fee will apply.  Tryouts will be 8/3 and 8/4.  Visit www.bcll.org for more information and ...

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Sylvia Galbreath

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Sylvia Galbreath, 83, of Orange, Texas, passed away on July 26, 2015, at her home. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, July 30, 2015, at First Baptist Church in Orangefield. Officiating will be Reverend Cody Hogden. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Born in Port Barrie, Louisiana, on June 14, 1932, ...

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WOS Still Discussing Breedlove


(story corrected from original story that said the board would honor Breedlove at first home game)   The West Orange-Cove school board has decided to wait before buying a permanent sign to designate Leroy D. Breedlove Field at the Dan R. Hooks Stadium. During a split vote Monday night, the school board decided not to ...

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OF Ag Gets Check


DuPont Sabine River Works employee Danny Odom the recipient of the DuPont Volunteer Award presents a check for $1,000.00 to Orangefield High School Agriculture Teacher Mr. Chad Jenkins.   ...

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Julia Carlene “Judy” Duncan

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Julia Carlene “Judy” Duncan, 96, of Bridge City, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Mark Bunch, pastor of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Bridge City. Burial will ...

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Melody Farmer Stewart

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  Funeral Services for Melody Farmer Stewart, age 54, of Orange, Texas will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Alabama Presbyterian Church in Sibley, La.  Rev. Kevin S. Daniel and wife Teresa Dugdale Daniel will officiate the service.    Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. before the service.   Melody ...

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Leslie Maurice Ross, Jr

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Leslie Maurice Ross, Jr, 93, a former longtime resident of Bridge City, died at his home in Jonestown, Texas on Monday, July 27, 2015. Friends are invited to join the family for a graveside service to be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Oak Bluff Memorial Park in Port Neches.  Officiating will ...

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Orange County Pulls Out


The Commissioners Court voted Monday in a split vote not to fund the Orange County Economic Development Corporation next year. The county has been contributing $68,600 annually to the Orange County EDC which was formed more than a decade ago. The Court’s decision comes two weeks after the Orange City Council and the City of ...

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Entergy drops rate request

  West Orange and other local municipalities got some good news Monday concerning a rate increase in utilities. Mayor Roy McDonald shared the good news that he received a certified letter Monday stating that Entergy and its mother company ETI had withdrawn their filing for a rate increase with the Public Utility Commission. McDonald reminded ...

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Weekend Crime

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Orange police arrested a 26-year-old Indiana man early Monday morning while investigating a burglary in progress at a 16th Street convenience store that was closed for the night. Captain Robert Enmon reported that two men ran away from the store and Officer P.M. McDonald caught one of them as he was climbing a fence. A ...

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