Redfish Tournament Coming


The Stark Culture Venues will be the major sponsor for the professional redfish tournament to be held in Orange April 7, 8, 9 and 10. A media conference was held earlier Tuesday afternoon at the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce office to announce the Yellowfin Redfish Elite championship. It will be the first major ...

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New Business

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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Horizon Family Practice and Geriatrics.  Nurse Practitioners Laura Moore and Micca Riedel take great pride in knowing their patients and taking care of them for many years to come. Care visits, well woman visits, physicals,  chronic issues and joint pain are just ...

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Artist Creates Trees At Shangri La


Blue glass bottles hang overhead like leaves from a tree. The sunlight turns the glass into sparkling jewels. The light also drives away “the haints.” For artist-welder Stephanie Dwyer, Southern bottle trees have driven away her demons. Dwyer spent weeks this spring in Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center constructing a quartet of 17-foot ...

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Byrd Lands In Orange Friday

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Hundreds of people came to hear country music star Tracy Byrd perform at the Orange Riverfront Pavilion. Byrd told the crowd he was worried about playing in Texas on a Friday night during football season. After the concert, fireworks filled the air. The event was postponed from the Bassmaster Elite tournament this past spring because ...

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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

September 2015 Employee of the Month Mke Swope2

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


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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