ORANGE — Andrea K. Rhodes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, earning the rank of Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class. In February 2012, Rhodes completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Rhodes earned distinction as an honor graduate. She is the daughter of Jim and Deborah Rhodes of Pea Farm Road in Orange, Texas. The airman is a 2005 graduate of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School. Airman 1st Class Rhodes next completed Security Forces Tech School in June of 2012. She was chosen as the Outstanding Performer for her team. Rhodes continued her work each month as an Air Force Reservist and is now a Senior Airman serving a tour of duty over seas.
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Bridge City Christmas parade postponed until Dec. 14
The threat of inclement weather this weekend has forced organizers to postpone a much anticipated yearly event.
WO Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration
A Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration, an annual event for the city of West Orange, is 6 p.m. Monday at the West Orange Community Center, 2700 Western Ave., West Orange.
Broken floor tiles, a cooler door in need of repairs and rusted storage shelves lead to Waffle House #523, 4212 27th Street, Orange, received a 90 out of a possible 100 during a recent health inspection.
Sabine Federal Credit Union donates to Julie Rogers “Gift of Life”
Representatives of Sabine Federal Credit Union in Orange present a check for $1,000 to the Julie Rogers “Gift of Life” on Thursday afternoon.
OJHS students inducted into National Junior Honor Society
The following Orangefield Junior High students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society in October:
West Orange Police Beat (Oct. 13 - Oct. 19, 2013)
The West Orange Police Department responded to the following calls from Oct. 13 - Oct. 19, 2013.
INVISTA present check to Orange Lions Club
Chris Kovatch, at left, vice president and carnival chairperson of the Orange Lions Club, accepts a $2,000 donation from George Russell, Quality Lab Manager, on behalf of INVISTA earlier this week.
Tribute to Lady Liberty
Mrs. Jackson’s fifth grade class at Community Christian School did a first class job on its admission for the Shangri La Scarecrow contest.
Vidor Rotary Club Students of the Month
Vidor Rotary Club was proud to host six outstanding young men and women as Students of the Month at their weekly meeting on Monday.
Miss Nelson Has A Field Day
The Vidor Public Library held Itty Bitty Story Time on Oct. 17 where director Colette Turner read “Miss Nelson Has A Field Day” by Harry Allard to the audience.
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