ORANGEFIELD — The Orangefield Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) attended the state convention, which was held Feb. 17 - Feb. 19 in San Antonio, Texas. Sponsors Veronica Johnson and Janet Mills brought 17 students to the convention. Three of the students competed at this state level. Kirsten Wolfford placed first in impromptu speaking and Carrie Grace Henderson made it to the finals in Keynote speaking. Elizabeth Newell and Ashley Kibodeaux also competed at this level. When not attending the general sessions or competitions the students were able to sight-see. They went up the Tower of Americas, rode the river walk tour boats; saw the Alamo, as well as a few other activities. The students became eligible to attend by gaining points throughout the fall semester and attending the regional convention held this past December.
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Interstate 10 work to begin in summer
A long anticipated road construction project should break ground in just a few months.
Mauriceville man builds harp
Carroll Benoit, 79, believes in making dreams a reality.
Area Calendar 3.8.14
Events in the area for the week starting March 8, 2014:
2 arrested for synthetic marijuana in traffic stop
Law enforcement agents arrested two men for possession of synthetic marijuana following a traffic stop Thursday.
Cirque du Soleil provides plenty of action, beauty
Cirque du Soleil: Varekai, the story of Icarus, continues at Ford Park in Beaumont today through Sunday.
Pinehurst Police Beat (Feb. 16 - Feb. 22, 2014)
The Pinehurst Police Department responded to the following calls from Feb. 16 - Feb. 22, 2014.
‘The Miracle Worker’ is celebration of human spirit
It’s been said, “Few stories are as timeless or reveal the courage and resilience of the human spirit as well as ‘The Miracle Worker.’”
Community Resource Walk set for Friday
The Little Cypress Intermediate and Little Cypress Elementary Community Resource Walk is scheduled from 7:35 a.m. - 2 p.m., Friday, March 7....
Bridge City Police Beat (Feb. 16 - Feb. 22, 2014)
The Bridge City Police Department responded to the following calls from Feb. 16 - Feb. 22, 2014.
Porter recalls station’s glory days
One does not usually think of a railroad station as salvation, however the Southern Pacific Rail Road Depot located near the intersection of Green Avenue and 11th Street in Orange may have saved Robert Mitchell.
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