WWE Returns to Ford Arena

The end of summer will be very exciting as wrestling returns to Southeast Texas.

SMG, the management company of Ford Park in Beaumont, announced late Monday the return of wrestling to the complex with WWE Live at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19 inside Ford Arena. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 25 at all Ticketmaster outlets, including the Ford Park box office, HEB Plus on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, the Beaumont Civic Center and the Lake Charles Civic Center. Tickets are also available at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

At least three championship matches are scheduled for the night as well as Seth Rollings, the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, squares off against “The Lunatic Fringe,” Dean Ambrose.

Other title matches include John Cena, the United States Champion, facing Kevin Owens, while the WWE Tag Team Champions Prime Time Players defend the title against New Day.

Mark Henry, “the world’s strongest man” and a native of Silsbee, Texas, is scheduled to appear at the WWE Live event along with several other wrestlers.

Visit wwe.com for more information on these wrestlers and visit www.fordpark.com for more information on this event and many others.

Bridge City

Concerned citizen’s call leads to near decade-long federal sentences

Local

Southbound lanes of FM 105 closing between FM 1131 to FM 2802

Local

Rock the River revs up next month in Orange; see the details

Local

Disaster response and prevention experts coming together to benefit Orange County residents

Local

Orange Leader Best of 2024 nominations closing out; vote now and often

Local

Gas prices fall in Texas week-over-week; check out state and national averages

Columns

CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Start with the seasons and enjoy these unique options

Bridge City

Grant funds area fire district’s needed life-saving tool purchase

Columns

CULINARY THRILL SEEKING — Yacht Rock hits the mellow spot

Local

PHOTOS — Large debris on Sabine River causing concerns

Local

Sentencing follows Orange crime spree with shooting at police, tactical team response

Local

ADOPT A PET — Sweet Layla is ready to be silly with your family

Local

Female recovering after being struck by train, fire chief says

Local

10-year anniversary Depot Day planned May 4; check out details including a street dance

Columns

HEALTHY LIVING — Regular exercise creates fitness for body and mind

Local

Mauriceville Heritage Association presents the 43rd Annual Pageant and 2024 Crawfish Bash

Local

Results from Mauriceville Heritage Association’s 43rd Annual Pageant

Local

Area pastor of tornado-damaged church puts strength in faith

Local

Heavy rain Wednesday morning north of Orange could still impact region

Local

Severe weather concerns delay start of school in Orange County

Local

Former Rose City secretary indicted for embezzlement

Local

Renowned bassist, singer-songwriter Scott Mulvahill performing at Lutcher Theater

Local

No arrests yet after teen steals car, crashes into home, police say

Columns

TEXAS CERTIFIED EXPERT GARDENER — Fight these detrimental garden pests causing havoc down under