Campbell Community Oriented


LSC-O’s Butch Campbell Tapped with Julie and Ben Rogers Community Service Award In the mid 1970’s, Butch Campbell began his teaching career at a very small, but inviting little campus known as Lamar University-Orange. After 40 years of dedicated service in countless capacities, Campbell continues to be what many consider the cornerstone of Lamar State ...

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Lions Clubs In Giving Mood

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The Orange Lions Club delivered 115 family Christmas food baskets in Orange Saturday morning. The club gets the names from the Salvation Army.   Lion President Randy LeJeune of the Little Cypress Lions is presenting a check for $500 to Jo Harris of the Special Angels. The Special Angels recently held the adaptive sports Rodeo ...

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BC Annual Chamber Banquet

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The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the Taste of the Bayou Annual Banquet  Monday, January 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at Bridge City Elementary School Cafeteria and Gymnasium.   Musical entertainment will be provided by of The Gulf Coast Playboys Band.  Boudreaux Dagator from Sabine River Ford will be making a special ...

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OF Queens Honored At Parade


Thirty-two former Orangefield Homecoming Queens were honored at the Annual Christmas in Orangefield Parade and Festival Saturday.   The years ranged from Rose Coulter in 1960 to the current OF Homecoming Queen Hannah Lowe. ...

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Santa on MacArthur Drive


Santa Claus is making a lot of friends these days on MacArthur Drive next to a trailer loaded with fresh sweet potatoes. He smiles and waves at cars that pass by. People wave back and some stop to drop off new toys or drop some bills in Santa’s Salvation Army red kettle. Tom Posey is ...

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West Orange Tree Lighting

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Monday the City of West Orange had its Annual Tree Lighting that included the reading of the Cajun Night Before Christmas by Carl Thibodeaux and an appearance by Santa. ...

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Wedding Dress On Display

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Three days before Christmas in 1881, a young bride had help fastening the back of her silk wedding gown covered in elaborate Irish lace. The wedding was held at Holly House, her parents’ mansion. The scene is not one from the popular PBS show “Downton Abbey” about the lords and ladies of England. The young ...

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Strolling at Shangri La


Bring family and friends of all ages to see spectacular, dazzling lights, holiday displays, festive trees and a life-size Nativity at the 6th Annual Shangri La Christmas Strolls, beginning Thursday, December 10, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Spend the evening casually walking through Shangri La Botanical Gardens to enjoy this year’s festive holiday lights experience, ...

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BC Christmas Parade


The BC Christmas parade, sponsored by the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce, was held Saturday on Texas Ave. KOGT Photo Gallery   The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following winners of our 7th Annual Christmas Light Parade held on Saturday, December 5, 2015:   Best overall:  Bridge City Intermediate Student ...

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Christmas Parade Held Friday in Orange

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Winning floats in the Orange Christmas Parade.  Thank you Orange Kiwanis Club for sponsoring this great event. School – LCM Marching band and Honey Bears Drill Team Business – Home Depot Non-profit – Toys for Tots Judges Choice – Entergy Grand Marshall  – LC Christian Academy   KOGT Photo Gallery       ...

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