BRIDGE CITY — Fall 2012 offers a brand new course to the campus of Bridge City High School. Students, whown with BCHS Principal Richard Briggs, at center, must be involved in extra-curricular activities, be in the top 25 percent of their class and hold a leadership role in a club or organization to qualify. This course provides an opportunity to study, practice, and to develop group and individual leadership skills. The curriculum teaches students to set and realize goals, to communicate well, to work cooperatively within a team, to take responsibility for themselves and others and to understand the importance of community.
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Funnel clouds spotted in BC
Inclement weather conditions and the sighting of funnel clouds sent students and employees indoors at one area school.
Liz Foshee, a member of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and its Criminal Investigations Division, spoke recently at Vidor High School to Carrie Willette’s Forensic Science classes and Tammy Landry’s Criminal Law classes.
Masquerade at the Mansion for BC Junior-Senior Prom
Bridge City High School held its annual Junior-Senior Prom on Saturday, May 11, at The Brown Center in Orange.
Suspect located in April animal cruelty case
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has a suspect in an animal cruelty case that stems from 15 dead cows found on April 15.
The winner is...
Bettie Morrow is the winner of this beautiful painting presented on May 7.
Speaking of accomplishments....
Travis Maines, principal of Vidor High School and a member of the Vidor Rotary Club, served as the Rotary club’s guest speaker recently.
Singing the hits...
The Vidor Middle School Choir presented its annual End of the Year concert for family members, friends, students and staff recently.
Shangri La to hold Memorial Day event
Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center will host a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27.
Orange Police investigate burglary, stabbing
A 9-1-1 call at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 6th Street and Cheery Ave. led Orange Police Department to discover a man with multiple stab wounds lying in the street.
Orange resident becoming king of ‘Ts’
It all started with a dollar.
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