Happenings

BC Holds Chamber Banquet Monday

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The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce held it’s 58th Annual Chamber Banquet, also known as the “Taste of the Bayou.”   The Chamber recognized three entities as “Business of the Year.”  The City of Bridge City, Bridge City ISD and Orangefield ISD were honored for what they do for the community and the efforts put forth ...

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23rd Annual Community Trash-Off Feb. 24

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23rd Annual Community Trash-Off Announced for Orange County Register a team today and help beautify the Orange community! It’s Trash-Off time once again! The 23rd annual Community Trash-Off is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the City of Orange Boat Ramp, located on Simmons Drive in Orange, Texas. ...

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Wilbur Officer of the Year

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Ashleigh Wilbur of Bridge City was named the Officer of the Year for the Fountain Inn Police Department.  She’s receiving her plaque from Chief Keith Morton. Fountain Inn, South Carolina is a town of 9000 located just southwest of Charlotte and employs 24 officers. Wilbur graduated from BC in 2012 and went on to play ...

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Jeep Parade Added To Mardi Gras Weekend

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Mardi Gras weekend in downtown Orange will now start on Friday, Feb. 2 with a Jeep Parade.  Decorate them and show them off!  The parade starts at 6pm with lineup at 5pm.  Call the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce for more information at 883-3536.  Application can be found below. Application ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Jan. 17-19

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Marriage License : Issued By The office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of January 17 , 2018 Thru January 19, 2018   Steven B. Hamilton and Tiffany L. McKnight Dustin C. Sims and Katie D. Lippon Leon J. Emmanuel and Nicolette Hawley Lucan M. Lawson and Maygan E. Crosslin Forest L. ...

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Rose Training Class Just $10

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The OC Master Gardeners Assoc.  will be having a rose training session on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 8:30 – 11:30 at Cormier Park, 8235 FM 1442 in Orangefield. Cost has been reduced to $10 which includes materials and 2 cuttings of your choice from our rose collection. Additional cuttings may be purchased. To enroll go to Orange.agrilife.org ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Jan. 8-12

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Marriage License : Issued By The office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of January 8, 2018 Thru January 12, 2018   Brett A. Roddy and Ashley N. Mahana Dana L. Snider, II and Chelsea R. Marshall Samuel E. Sanders and Brandi J. McCarver Michael A. Collins and Marijane M. LaVergne Frank ...

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“Field of Plenty” is Plentiful

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The Field of Plenty Donation Community Garden has a public garden with vegetables available to be picked.  The Field of Plenty is located at 2120 Wickard which is behind Orange Christian Services located on W. Park Street.  The public garden, directly behind the Field of Plenty, is on Bruce Lane. There are turnip greens, mustard ...

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Orange County Receives Harvey Grant

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            Orange County is the recipient of the “Rebuild Texas Initiative” and the “National Disaster Displacement” grant which provides federal and state funds through Texas Workforce Solutions to provide jobs for people displaced by Hurricane Harvey.             Workforce Solutions obtained grants benefitting workers displaced by Harvey for jobs with municipalities ...

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Students from Indiana Help with Harvey

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Before the spring semester even got started, a group of students and staff from the University of Indianapolis boarded a bus for Orange, Texas on a mission to provide hurricane relief. Hurricane Harvey has been out of the headlines for months, but the devastation from record flooding remains. Nearly two-dozen students traveled to the Orange ...

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