VIDOR — Vidor ACE Project Director Sally Andrews, at left, and Pine Forest Elementary ACE site coordinator Darrellyn Ford pose with an award they received recently at the Texas ACE annual conference in Austin. The Innovative Activity award was given for Ford’s “Mom and Me” and “Dad and Me” classes, which features Pine Forest students working in tandem with family members to create unique projects such as birdhouses, soap leaves, candy wreaths, flags, pillows and more. The ACE program is funded by a grant from the Texas Education Agency’s 21st Century Learning Centers program. It is in the fifth and final year of this cycle’s grant funding.
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Releasing butterflies, celebrating the Earth
The seventh annual butterfly release at Shangri La Botanial Gardens, the most popular attraction of each year’s Eco-Fest celebration, was attended by hundreds of area residents on Friday.
Ready, Set, Hunt....
The City of Orange held its annual Easter egg hunt on Friday morning...
Student of the Month
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Brittany Dowdle, at middle, as the Orangefield High School “Student of the Month”
West Orange Police Beat (March 30 - April 5, 2014)
The West Orange Police Department responded to the following calls from March 30 - April 5, 2014.
Vidor Police Beat (March 30 - April 5, 2014)
The Vidor Police Department responded to the following calls from March 30 - April 5, 2014.
Pinehurst Police Beat (March 30 - April 5, 2014)
The Pinehurst Police Department responded to the following calls from March 30 - April 5, 2014.
Church invites public to Maundy Thursday service
A Maundy Thursday Service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17 at Trinity Baptist Church of Orange.
City of Orange Easter Egg Hunt set for Friday
The Easter Bunny is making a return trip to Orange this Friday....
Eco-Fest brings the ‘green’ to Orange
If you are interested in how to make your home or environment more “green,” then Shangri La has the perfect two-day event in store for you.
Hughes named ‘Woman of the Year’
Loretta Hughes has spent years helping people through volunteer work and her job. Tuesday she was recognized for her work and dedication to the community.
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