Happenings

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

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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

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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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Volunteer Recognition

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Orange County recognized their 2015 volunteers at the volunteer appreciation dinner (December 1,2015) at the convention and expo center in Orange.  Volunteers represented the 3 extension program areas (4-H & Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences and Agriculture and Natural Resources).  The purpose of the evening was to appreciate the volunteers ...

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FBC Deweyville Christmas Musical

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“DISCOVER GOD’S MIRACLES AT FIRST BAPTIST DEWEYVILLE” YOU’RE INVITED TO FIRST BAPTIST DEWEYVILLE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL “JOY TO THE WORLD”   SOME DAYS HOPE CAN BE PRETTY HARD TO FIND. EVEN AT CHRISTMAS, IT’S CHALLENGING TO AVOID THOUGHTS ABOUT HOLIDAY BILLS OR HOW TO AFFORD PRESENTS THIS YEAR. SO, START YOUR CHRISTMAS SEASON WITH A VISIT ...

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Local Finishes Boot Camp

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Jesse Chwaliszewski recently graduated from Marine Boot Camp from MCRD San Diego, CA. He was a 2014 high school graduate from Little Cypress – Mauriceville High School. His local recruiter was Sgt. Arcenoux in Orange. ...

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Stark Venues Busy in December

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Stark Cultural Venues Calendar of Events December 2015 Enjoy the best in art, history, nature and theater in Orange, Texas.   Currently on view Living Legacy Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm; last tour begins at 4pm The Carriage House of The W.H. Stark House Discover the many ways the W.H. Stark family was ...

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Wicked Plants In Orange

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Wicked Inks was one of the Saturday family activities at the Stark Museum of Art. Participants each decorated a pen with a quill and then made inks from blasts like beets and berries. The event coordinated with the traveling exhibit Wicked Plants, which will be at the museum until early January. ...

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Local Trying To Help Kids

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By Donovan Weldon II How would you feel if Christmas suddenly wasn’t coming this year? Well for over 600 kids, it may not. I have recently learned that there is a community ran program that is designed to be a safe haven for kids after school and also during the holidays. This program is called Felix ...

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