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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Giving a helping hand to Hamshire-Fannett Elementary
The Hamshire-Fannett PTA put together a list of supplies that were needed after the fire on March 18.
One fatality in auto pedestrian collision
DPS Troopers in Orange County were called to an auto-pedestrian crash on State Highway 62 near Farm to Market Road 105 at around 6:30 a.m. this morning.
Area 1st graders receive gift from local Masons
More than 600 first graders at five elementary schools in Vidor, Orange, and Orangefield recently received free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club.
80 year tradition, St. Mary Catholic School Spring Festival, starts Saturday
An April tradition is the St. Mary Catholic School Spring Festival.
Shop Orange County kicks-off Thursday
A person has a choice of where one eats, shops and does business.
Student of the Month
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Jayden Trahan, at middle, as the Bridge City High School “Student of the Month”....
The Orange County Health Code and Compliance Inspector recently visited 20 food service businesses in the county with 13 receiving a score of 100 for no violations present during the inspections.
Bridge City Police Beat (March 30 - April 5, 2014)
The Bridge City Police Department responded to the following calls from March 30 - April 5, 2014.
Marissa Anderson, Family and Consumer Science teacher at Vidor High School, invited two guest speakers from MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), Kathy Hernandez and Dani Simien, to speak to students at the school recently.
NAACP to hold candidates forum on Tuesday
The May 10 general election is just around the corner and one organization wants to make sure voters are well informed on candidates in two specific races.
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