ORANGE — The Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School UIL Prose/Poetry team competed at the Port Neches-Groves UIL Academic Meet on Saturday, Feb. 2. The team of eight saw every member advance from preliminary to semi-final competition with six readers reaching the final round. Placing in Finals were, from left, Kristin Yokum, third place in Prose; Jacob Richard, sixth place in Prose; Haley Wright, first place in Prose; Triston Stringer, second place in Poetry; Rebecca Sanford, third place in Poetry; and Alex Borel, seventh place in Poetry. The team is coached by LC-M Theatre Director Cory Broom.
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Workforce Solutions returns
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its long-time member, Workforce Solutions, which officially moved into its new location in the 2400 block of 16th Street in Orange earlier this month. The office is open once again and serving the citizens of Orange County.
‘Fill the Bus’ school supply drive is Saturday
“Fill the Bus” is this Saturday at Vidor WalMart. The big yellow Vidor ISD bus will be in wait beginning at 8 a.m. for you to help children obtain the needed school supplies for the coming year.
Large crowd turns out for inaugural dance event
The first ever National Dance Day event in Orange County can be considered resounding success.
GOACC welcomes Computer Shak to membership
The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, Computer Shak, with a ribbon cutting ceremony recently.
Tolman benefit set for Saturday
A benefit will be held this weekend to help the father of a a teenage girl who was seriously injured in a motorcycle wreck this spring, which also claimed the life of his wife.
BCISD to hold community meeting Thursday
The Bridge City Independent School District wants to hear from its citizens at a special meeting this Thursday evening.
Rental property, debris behind call for ‘Town Hall’ meeting
City officials are asking West Orange residents and rental property owners to attend a special meeting on Thursday afternoon.
WO council orders 11 homes demolished
City officials approved the demolition of nearly a dozen houses at Tuesday’s council meeting.
Road work to continue through Sunday on I-10
Motorists traveling Interstate 10 through Orange County may encounter slight delays as the state’s transportation department conducts road work over the next few days.
Bridge City High School yearbook students Bree Newsom, editor and Gabriel Alvarez, assistant editor, traveled to Texas A & M University in College Station to attend the Balfour Communications Workshop July 18 - July 21.
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