Happenings

Barker Retires

BARKER RETIRES

A three decade era ended Thursday at the Texas Travel Information Center in Orange.  Becky Barker had her final work day at the state run info center Thursday afternoon bringing to a close 29 years and 4 months of service to Texas and the traveling public. Barker started working at the center right out of ...

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Veterans Job Fair

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Southeast Texas to Host 4th Annual “Hiring Red White and You!” Veterans Job Fair Beaumont, TX  – The annual statewide Veterans Job Fair, “Hiring Red, White & You!” will be hosted by Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas in Port Arthur, at the Bob Bowers Civic Center, on Thursday, November 12, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 ...

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United Way Receives Check

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Linn Cardner of the United Way Orange County accepts a check in the amount of $14,164.64 as a result of the 2nd Annual Granger 5K. Linn is surrounded by many of the awesome sponsors who helped make the event successful! A special thanks to major sponsors Granger Chevrolet. Sabine Federal Credit Union, Old Orange Café, ...

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Changing Bass to 12″ Minimum

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TPWD is now conducting a survey to gather angler input regarding lowering the 14 inch slot limit to 12 inches in the Sabine River and surrounding river systems on the Texas Coast. The new rule would not be for just high school or college fishing tournaments participants but for everyone.  The department did their own ...

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Symphony at Shangri La

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Wonderful weather helped bring an incredible crowd to see the Symphony of Southeast Texas perform at Shangri la Sunday afternoon.  It also gave people a chance to see the Scarecrow Festival which will be available for visitors all week. ...

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Lions Donate 638 pounds of Food

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Orange County Sheriff Lion Keith Merritt and 2015 carnival chairman Lion Rusty Honeycutt delivered 638 pounds of canned goods that were donated during the 76th annual Orange Lions Charity Carnival to Orange Christian Services. ...

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First Christian Celebrates 130 Years

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A colorful stained-glass window of Jesus with opened arms welcomes people to services at First Christian Church in Orange. But members of the church didn’t always have such artwork for worship. Back in 1885, when Orange was a small village and the church organized, members were baptized in the Sabine River. From that simple beginning, ...

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BC Library Donates

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Stephanie Sonnier  (pictured on left) from Complete Staffing, is picking up the donations from K’Lynn Ess, children’s librarian. The donations were collected from generous patrons of the Bridge City Public Library and will be sent to the Girl’s Haven in Beaumont. The library is pleased with the response and thanks everyone who participated. ...

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State Rep Opens Office

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State Representative Dade Phelan officially opened his district office Monday in Mauriceville with a good crowd of local leaders to celebrate the opening of the office on Highway 62. Phelan a real estate developer in Beaumont is a Republican in District 21 of the Texas Legislature which includes Orange County. The ribbon cutting ceremony took ...

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LCM Class of 76

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The LCM Class of 1976 is hosting a “Remembering Rick Smith Re-Union” to honor and celebrate the life of Rick who passed away Oct 5th after losing his battle to cancer.  It will be held at the Capistrano Club in Orange. Saturday, October 17th from 6:30pm until 11:00pm. Former coaches, teammates, teachers, and all are welcome ...

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