Community Briefs 11.14.18

Published 10:01 am Thursday, November 15, 2018

2018 Mister and Miss Christmas Pageant

The 2018 Mister and Miss Christmas Pageant will be Dec. 8, 2018. Attire is Christmas Wear. Girls ages 0-18 years and Boys 0 – 5 years. Young Miss Queen will receive a $200 scholarship. Categories include: Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Smile, Most Photogenic and Prettiest Hair. Registration is $50. For more information, contact Chelsea Foster at 409-622-5250 or Tramena Horn at 409-779-5312. One can also contact them by email at or


Christmas Market

Gifts, Etc., located in the Baptist Hospital Outpatient Center is holding a Christmas Market 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday November and December. The Service league of Orange operates the shop with all proceeds benefiting Orange County charities.


Deep East Texas Archeological Society

The Deep East Texas Archeological Society will hold its annual Christmas party/impromptu auction at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018 at the Iris and Anne Howard Civic Center on 213 East Court Street in downtown newton, Texas 75966.  Guests and members will be provided free of charge a free full meal; one of the members will be cooking two briskets with four fresh, just made-up sauces.  Members are asked to bring something of value, preferably archeological but not necessarily so, to auction off at the party.  The funds raised help the Society to pay its operations and for speakers in 2019.  The public is invited to attend.  For more information, please contact the Newton County Museum History Center and Genealogical Library at (409) 379-2109, Klaus Gehr at (337) 329-3829, or Dickie Dixon at (936) 240-8378.  The public can e-mail Klaus at or Dickie at


Notice of Destruction of Special Education Records

This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Little Cypress-Mauriceville Consolidated Independent School District’s (LCMCISD’s) intent to destroy the Special Education records of students born in the year 1990, who are no longer receiving Special Education services. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law, unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise.

Special Education records, which have been collected by LCMCISD related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of Special Education in the District, must be maintained under state and federal laws for a period of five years after Special Education services have ended for the student. Special Education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, completes his or her educational program at age 22, or moves from the district.

After five years, the records are no longer useful to the District, but they may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for Social Security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request the records in writing or in person at the following address:

LCMCISD Special Education Office

6586 FM 1130

Orange, TX  77632
Phone: 409-883-6970

Fax: 409-883-3509

Requests for records must be received prior to November 30, 2018.


Bridge City/Orangefield Ministerial Alliance Food Drive

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we are collecting food for our Thanksgiving baskets! Please see items needed below! Please drop off at our location 200 W Roundbunch Road in Bridge City on Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Total Care is partnering up with us to make drop offs easier for you!!!! Drop off time at Total Care is 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday

9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday!

1650 Texas Ave Bridge City

God Bless you all! Lets work together and feed the hungry!!!


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