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Changes in beef industry go beyond the numbers

By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi’s beef cattle herd size and farm inventory have ... Read more | Add your comment

NWS Lake Charles weather update: 2:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday will be dry with near normal temperatures. Rain returns to the forecast on Sunday, and ... Read more | Add your comment

Four MVE students on kill list

Press release from LCMCISD While doing regular maintenance along Highway 62, the Mauriceville Utility District found a kill ... Read more | Add your comment

The Storm Expo

Heritage House of Orange County will host The Storm Expo from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Changes in beef industry go beyond the numbers

By Nathan Gregory MSU Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi’s beef cattle herd size and farm inventory have not changed much in the last three ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dawn Burleigh.

Local

NWS Lake Charles weather update: 2:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday will be dry with near normal temperatures. Rain returns to the forecast on Sunday, and continues for much of next week. One ... Read more | Add your comment

by Dawn Burleigh.

News

Louisiana Private Recreational Red Snapper Season to Open Friday, May 28

The 2021 private recreational red snapper season will begin on Friday, May 28 in both state and federal waters. The season will run weekends only ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:03 pm

High School Sports

LC-M’s Brown nets State Silver with nice effort in the shot put

Little Cypress-Mauriceville senior Kollyn Brown captured the Silver Medal in the shot put at the Class 4A Track & Field Championships at the University of ... Read more

by Van Wade, Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:38 am

High School Sports

Vidor’s Stephenson leaps to State silver medal in high jump

Vidor freshman standout high jumper Raegan Stephenson earned the Silver Medal at the Class 4A Track & Field State Championships Thursday morning at the University ... Read more

by Van Wade, Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:57 am

Crime

Man shot refuses to press charges

A man refuses to assist police or file charges after being shot in the leg on Wednesday. Orange Police Department was dispatched at 12:37 a.m. ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:29 am

High School Sports

LC-M’s Burke named SETCA Boys Golf Player of the Year

For the second year in a row senior Jack Burke has been named the Player of the Year for Boys Golf by the SETCA (Southeast Texas ... Read more

by Van Wade, Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:27 am

News

Pullen requests recount

Council member Patrick Pullen has requested a recount for the May 1, 2021 election. Pullen received 138 votes compared to 145 his opponent, David Bailey, ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:26 am

Lifestyle

Vendors needed

CASA is hosting a free family fun day on June 26th, 2021, at Claiborne Park in Vidor and is need of vendors to help make ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:43 pm

High School Sports

BC distance standout Shaw inks with Jacksonville College

Bridge City standout cross country and trackster Caden Shaw signed to run for Jacksonville College Wednesday in front of family and friends at Bridge City ... Read more

by Van Wade, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:12 pm

Columnists

OP-ED: Positive Highlights – Now is the time to make a difference

In order for a COMMUNITY to grow, it must take the COMMUNITY to WORK TOGETHER. Orange, Texas now is the time to appreciate the hard ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:15 pm

Columnists

OP-ED: Outside the Lines: American Corporations and Society

During a heated 1990 U.S. Senate race in North Carolina between the Republican incumbent Jesse Helms and Democratic challenger Harvey Gantt, basketball superstar and North ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:13 pm

Columnists

OP-ED: Texas is fighting back against big businesses that threaten oil, gas jobs

In the past few years, we’ve seen a dangerous shift in American big business. Powerful CEOs have made the decision to use their companies to ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:12 pm

Columnists

OP-ED: The lasting effects of Winter Storm Uri

It seems odd to still be discussing Winter Storm Uri in May, more than two months after it battered Texas, but that is what the ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:10 pm

Local

Plant A Tree event

Vidor Chamber of Commerce is asking residents to please join us and PLANT A TREE in honor of Arbor Day Thursday May 6th, 2021 at ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 2:07 pm

High School Sports

Cardinals have bidistrict date with Longhorns set

The Bridge City Cardinals have their Class 4A Region III Bidistrict baseball playoff set. The Cardinals (14-12-1), the third-place seed out of District 22-4A, will ... Read more

by Van Wade, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:42 pm

High School Sports

Bridge City announces Athletic Banquet winners

Here are the winners from the Bridge City Athletic Banquet held earlier this week: Volleyball~ MVP ~ Harlee Tupper Offensive Player of the Year ~ ... Read more

by Van Wade, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:38 am

News

BCHS students shine at Stark Reading Finals

Bridge City High School’s Tuyen Le & Emily Haynes competed in the Stark Reading County Finals on Sunday, April 25th at the Lutcher Theater. Tuyen ... Read more

by Van Wade, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:35 am

News

WO-S Choir shines at UIL competition

WO-S Choir Director Mr. Henson is proud to announce that the Varsity Choir students received superior ratings at UIL this past week. It has been ... Read more

by Van Wade, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:10 am

High School Sports

Bears set for Hawks for bidistrict playoffs

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears have their Class 4A Region III Bidistrict playoff series set. The Bears (13-14), the fourth-place team out of District 22-4A, will ... Read more

by Van Wade, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:37 am

News

What made Orange Great: Orange once was a sawmill town

By Mike Louviere (Editor’s note: This is part two of a two part series on the history of sawmills in Orange.)   Josiah Jordan built ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 6:52 am

News

Family wants father recognized for contributions to Orange

By Dawn Burleigh In what is now a soccer field in the Cove area, across from the Port of Orange, is an area once known ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 6:07 am

Faith & Values

UPDATE: National Day of Prayer events set for Thursday

An annual event held each year on the first Thursday of May are set for this year. Each year the president issues a proclamation to ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 6:01 am

Columnists

OP-ED: Story Over a Cup – Be fruitful and multiply

It doesn’t matter how hard I try. I can work on it all day. I probably can work on it all night as well. But, ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 12:59 am

Local

Walmart and Sam’s Club now administering walk-up COVID-19 vaccines

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart and Sam’s Club today announced a new COVID-19 vaccine milestone: Immunizations are now available to customers and associates in all of their ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:19 pm

News

Louisiana Shrimp Season to Open May 10 in the Remaining State Outside Waters

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries announced that the portion of state outside waters between the Atchafalaya River Ship Channel at Eugene Island westward ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 3:42 pm

Crime

Former Atomwaffen Division Leader Sentenced for Swatting Conspiracy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A former leader of the Atomwaffen Division in Texas, a racially motivated violent extremist group, was sentenced today to 41 months in ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:25 pm