Happenings

Lions Intro New Game

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Orange Lions Club Charity Carnival Chairperson Rusty Honeycutt stands by the new game the Double High Striker (Bell Ringer). The High Striker has one one side for kids and one side for adults to hit the bell. The first week of the Carnival will open  Wednesday Sept.30th -Saturday Oct. 3rd with Kiddie Day on Oct. 3rd ...

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Swope Honored

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Please join The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce in congratulating Mike Swope (right), Entergy Service Foreman, on receiving the Employee of the Month Award for September 2015.  Mike was presented his award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, by chamber board member Johnny Trahan at the September Networking Coffee hosted by Fresh Prep.  Mike received gifts ...

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New Display At Heritage House

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The Heritage House Museum in downtown Orange is opening a new addition to the campus with a unique art exhibit. The exhibit will open with a public reception for the artist from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The display is a creation of life-sized paper mache sculptures of people dressed in a variety of outfits. ...

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Dr Williams Remembered

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Friends and family remembered Dr. Howard Williams Wednesday, the 90th anniversary of his birth. The longtime Orange physician and local historian died in January. The group gathered at Ochiltree Park on the Sabine River and tossed flowers into the water near a wall of historical markers. ...

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Kiwanis Donates $550 To CASA

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Local foster children had some summer fun recently thanks to a donation from the Kiwanis Club of Orange, Texas. The group donated $550 to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for the summer celebration that included waterslides, a bounce house, and food. Kiwanians were also on hand to help cook hot dogs and links and serve ...

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BC Class of 75

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The Bridge City Class of 1975 enjoyed their 40 year class reunion last weekend.   ...

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Stark Reunion

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Lutcher Stark High School, class of 1950, will celebrate their 65th reunion on Oct. 10, at Robert’s Steakhouse in Orange.  They will have a room reserved (at no charge – be sure to tell them thank you) for us to visit and eat. Visitation will be from 4:00-5:00.  Meals will be ordered from the menu.  ...

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Winfree Turns 100

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A century ago, scattered farming families in central Orange County’s Winfree Community had a difficult time getting to church on Sundays. Horses, wagons and buggies were the main transportation. What is now Old Orange Baptist Church was nine miles away across dirt roads that often turned to mud. Sometimes water pooled in foot-deep holes. A ...

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Depot Receives Check

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The Friends of the Orange Depot received a grant yesterday in the amount of $10,000 from the Texas Historical Foundation. Pictured on left Mitch Wright from Austin and Merle Tanner, directors of THF, members of FOOD board, Judge Jerry Pennington and Mayor Jimmy Sims.     ...

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Quebodeaux Honored

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The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce congratulates Heather Quebodeaux of Sabine Federal Credit Union, on receiving the Employee of the Month Award for August 2015.  Heather was presented her award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, by chamber ambassador Wanda McGraw at the August Networking Coffee hosted by Sabine Federal Credit Union.  Heather received gifts from ...

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