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Vol. 53 No. 06

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Week of Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Kree for free BC Library to host Literary Kree Harrison concert

Feast, Author’s Forum

and parade in the making

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If Kree Harrison should win this week on American Idol and make it to the top three finalists, local fans could get to see and hear her perform during a free concert Saturday at Ford Park. Harrison will also be honored with a parade in Woodville at 10 a.m. on US 190 which is also known as W. Bluff Street. The concert is a free event, but people will still need tickets to see the show. The ticket locations have yet to be determined. The concert is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at Ford Park.

The Friends of the Bridge City Public Library is hosting a Literary Feast and Author’s Forum in order to fund an expansion project for the library. It will be 6 p.m. May 10 at the Bridge City Community Center. Texas authors Frances Collins and Chester Moore will be two of the guest speakers. Guests will dine on a delicious pasta diner. The authors will speak followed by a question and answer period. Copies of their books will be available for sale at the author’s table. Everyone is encouraged to purchase their tickets as soon as possible because seating is limited. Tickets are $20 each or a guaranteed reserved table for 8 is available for $200. Tickets are sold by FOL members or at the library lo-

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National Day of Prayer Thursday Penny Leleux

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Orange County will observe Thursday as the ‘National Day of Prayer’ at noon on the front steps of the courthouse. Orange County Judge Carl Thibodeaux acknowledged this as the 62nd year for a National Day of Prayer. Since 1988, the National Day of Prayer has been observed on the first Thursday in May. This year’s theme is ‘One Nation under God.’ “On this day, we reflect upon the strength of America and its people who are united by a common love of freedom and their belief and trust in the Almighty,” read Thibodeaux. “Keeping in mind recent global events, dangerous threats to our freedom and challenges of the war of which our country is currently engaged, we must give thanks for the freedom and prosperity of this nation,” stated the proclamation. “I would like to invite everyone to be with us at noon this Thursday,” said Thibodeaux.

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Local family members , her grandmother, Beverly Mire and aunt, Penny Harrison, have visited Kree Harrison in Los Angeles, Calif. to watch her perform on American Idol. But, both family members agree, it’s not over yet and Kree will need the continued support of fans in order to become the next American Idol. Harrison is no stranger to performing before an audience. During her first concert she ever attended, The Doobie Brothers, at eight years old, they called her on stage and she sang “listen to the music” with them. This was the first big crowd she had sang in front of and she knew she was hooked. Kree Harrison will need votes from Southeast Texans in addition to across America if she is going to remain a contestant on the popular FOX network series, American Idol. Harrison, 22, is a Southeast Texas native, but currently resides in Nashville. In the 8th grade she attended school in Bridge City before relocating to Woodville. Becoming a music star was always on her mind. Harrision went on The Rosie O’Donnell Show at eight years old and returned three more times. Lyric Street Records caught wind of this young talent and signed her at the age of 12. But it was short lived and due to creative differences she ended her relationship with the label. Harrison had a rough start to her life with the loss of her father in an airplane crash when she was 12 years old. She was forced to face another tragedy when her mother died four years later. The singer took to song writing to express her emotions.

cated at 101 Parkside. In addition, there will be a silent auction with items from local area businesses such as C. Delle Bates, Piney Wood Wines, Home Depot, Heaven Sent Florist, Wii Fit, Leslie Huckabay canvas art,a Granger’s Cheverolet item, J. Scott Aflorist item, Handmade Quilt, and much more. Anyone who would like to donate an item for the silent auction please contact the Library 409-735-4242 or Rhonda Vercher 409-330-0387 for pickup. Any monetary donations or ticket purchases can be made at the library Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m, Thursday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Frances Collins is a local author who tells a powerful, inspirational true story in


BCCC gives monthly business awards

Chicken Express managers, Melissa Dominque and Dixie Glover and owner Gary McCarty were presented the Business of the Month for April by Bridge City Chamber Ambassador Shirley Zimmerman.

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The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Chicken Express as April’s Business of the Month and Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City as March’s Business of the Month.

Chicken Express is home of the legendary Express Tenders® and Chicken E® Sweet Tea. There are now more than 170 Chicken Express locations spread across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Georgia. Since Chicken Express opened its doors in Bridge

Bridge City Chamber Ambassador Scot C. Shaffer presented Elyse Thibodeaux, owner of Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City, with the Business of the Month award for March.

City, they have been a true supporter of this great town. The local people have expressed that “Chicken Express has friendly workers and great food and I love the poppers and sweet tea.” “There is no better place to pick up Sunday lunch.” Tiger Rock Martial Arts of

Bridge City was awarded this honor due to their community mindedness having given many classroom presentations at both the Bridge City and Orangefield school districts. They have also held many Women and Family Personal

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Frances Collins, local author of “Seashell Prisoners” will be one of the guests at the Bridge City Public Library Literary Feast and Author’s Forum 6 p.m. May 10 at the Bridge City Community Center.

The awards ceremony for the Annual Law Day Art Contest was held at the Federal Building in Beaumont recently. Eight Orangefield art students were recognized at the ceremony: Shelbi Haney, Victor Vuong and Thanh Tsan tied for third place and each received a check for $500. Marisa Bishop, K. D. Monceaux, Kelsey Ancelot, Holly Granger and Morgan Moss all received Honorable Mention and $50. ALL of these pieces of art are framed and will hang in the courthouse for the following year.

Early voting for the Bridge City May 11 general election began Monday. Three city council members will be elected for places 1, 3 and 5. For City Council, Place 1, Lucy Fields, a 62 year old retiree challenges incumbent Kevin Mott who is a 42 year old manager. Place 3 pits incumbent Robert L. Simonton Jr., 50, who is an electrician, against selfemployed 53-year-old Steve Quibodeaux. Place 5 incumbent Richard Savoy, 48, runs unopposed. Bridge City voters can vote weekdays through May 7, at the Bridge City Independent

School District administration building located at 1031 W. Roundbunch. Polling times are 8 a.m. To 4 p.m., through Friday. Next week, votes can be cast 7 a.m. To 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The pole opens at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the BCISD administration building. Votes can be cast until 7 p.m. The last day to receive an application from a voter by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail is no later than the close of business on Friday, May 3, 2013. Applications for a ballot by mail should be mailed to: Sherry Tisdale, Early Voting Clerk, P. O. Box 846, 260 Rachal, Bridge City, Texas 77611.

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Seniors to get discount on collection site fees LIT to graduate more than 300 on May 10 Penny LeLeux For The Record

Orange County Commissioners approved a list of fees and made some adjustments for the new procedures that will go into effect June 1 at the Orange County Citizens Collection Station. They also specified that seniors 65 and over will get a 50 percent discount to use the site. The facility is only for residents of Orange County with a valid windshield sticker. Fees will be determined by amounts hauled to the collection station: Bagged Trash-$1 per bag Garbage Cans-$5 per can Pick-up Load-$10 Small Trailer-$15 Large Trailer-$20

White goods, such as refrigerators and washing machines will be no charge. Restrictions: no hazardous waste, batteries, paint cans, fuel tanks, tires, shingles or concrete. They will accept small amounts of dry wall and wood products from house repairs or remodels, but no commercial or contractor waste will be accepted. A window sticker will cost $5 dollars. A disposal pass is required for all materials that will not be recycled. Each disposal pass is valid for up to $20. Passes must be prepurchased before using the collection station. Passes can be purchased at the Road and

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Bridge office on Farm Road 1442 (1154 Trainer Lane). Clark Slacum, county engineer hopes to also make the passes available at a couple of other locations for residents’ convenience. Those locations will be released as they become available. There will be no charge for using the recycling bins provided for cardboard, paper, plastic and cans, but they must register for a free green windshield sticker to gain access to the facility. The collection station is currently open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday. The fee and sticker requirements go into effect June 1, 2013. In other business, commissioners gave Mark Wimberly approval to replace a 14 year old drain cleaning machine for the Maintenance Department the recently fell apart and can’t be repaired. Cost of the machine is $1993.08 and will come out the small tools budget for the department. Slacum asked and received approval to rent a BoMag Recycler at $9,000 a month if needed rather than replace one that is not viable for repair. Slacum said the machine that was purchased in 1997 broke last summer. “The hydraulic pump basically shattered inside it,” said Slacum. “It caused metal fragments to get all in the pump inside it.” An estimate to repair it was $30,000. “Then you don’t know if you will have other damage from the metal fragments inside. They still have one machine which is only used about three months a year, when doing road work. Since they might not need a second one that often, Slacum thought leasing one on an as needed basis at $9,000 a month was a better solution. A new recycler would cost around $250,000.

Lamar Institute of Technology will graduate more than 300 in its Spring Commencement at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Montagne Center. Commencement speaker will be Dr. Jaime Garza, Texas State University System regent. Dr. Garza is president and CEO of Texas Plastic Surgery and Renew Center at Stadia in San Antonio. He is also clinical professor of surgery, clinical professor of otolaryngology and Assistant Dean for South Texas Affairs at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Tulane University, and his M.D. and D.D.S. degrees from Louisiana State University. Orange County Candiates for the associate of applied science degrees are as follows:

Bridge City: Tiffany Meagan Beard, Amanda Michelle Holland, dental hygiene; Taylor Wayne Degeyter, instrumentation technology; Chelsea Monia Brandin, radiologic technology. Mauriceville: Tamara Jean Bland, respiratory care. Orange: Arturo A. Sandino, commercial & residential construction; Jeremy Paul Wimberley, computer drafting technology; Taryn Ashley Hearne, dental hygiene; Richard Fourd, industrial mechanics; Derek Boudreaux, Kody Campbell, Shea Edward Johnson, instrumentation technology; Sherida Monique Papilon, management development; Christine Marie LaPointe, occupational safety & health technology; Jerry Wayne Stanley, process operating technology; Sara Elizabeth Berlinger, radiologic technology; K’Lynn

Michelle Ess, real estate; Lindsey Nicole Crumpler, Jeanie Tran, respiratory care. Orange County Candidates for a Certificate of Completion are: Bridge City: Philip Gene Lumpkin, criminal justice security threat groups, homeland security; Sherry Lee Reneshaw, health informatics; Ashley Nicole Layerolerie, law enforcement. Orange: Austin Brian Broussard, fire protection technology; Ryan Michael Cedars, Leslie Arriana Johnson, James Edward Tarbutton, Jessica Rae Weldon, Mark Scott Wilkinson, law enforcement; K’Lynn Michelle Ess, Brittany Nicole James, real estate; Blake Russell Perry, utility line technology; Joshua Dywane Roberson, welding.

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her self-published book, “Seashell Prisoners.” Collins tells the story of a child who was kidnapped three times beginning in March, 1994. The story begins in Orange and tells of her travels through Central America to an island off of coast of Honduras called Roatan in an attempt to protect her grandaughter. Despite the weekly attempts of the F.B.I., C.I.A., U.S. Embassy, and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office to take them off the island, Collins goes forward with building a small hotel and within months is overflowing with missionaries. She quickly adapts with the help of her granddaughter, Nocona, and begins work as a liaison person for hundreds of missionaries and joins the missionaries on frequent mission trips. In spite of the protections by the local Honduran citizens and government, in 2002, the F.B.I. surrounded the family’s home with machine guns in an effort to return the child to her abusive father. Collins is returned to the US where she must face charges in 2002. Collins was born and raised in Orange. She was married for twenty one years and rasied three children in Mauriceville. Moore will be there to tell tales of his adventures. Moore is executive editor of Texas Fish & Game magazine. During his career he has won more than 100 awards for writing, photography and conservation. In addition, he was named a “Hero of Conservation” by Field & Stream magazine. Moore has 12 published books including his latest “Encounters with the Lion: Finding God in Nature.” He has appeared on The 700 Club, History Channel, Animal Planet, The Outdoors Channel and NBC Sports. His faith is also an important part of his life and he is a children’s minister at Community Church in Orange. Moore is the founder of the WebTV series “God’s Outdoors with Chester Moore” Proceeds from the dinner will add to the fund for the current library expansion project. The Friends of the Bridge City Public Library overall plans are to add 3,250 sq. ft. to the existing 2,500 sq. ft. building housing the Bridge City Public Library and renovate some areas of the current building. This will add 65 feet to the length of the building and 50 feet to the width. The plan adds a much needed children’s room, a young adult section, a meeting room and an office for the staff. Local citizens are encouraged to join the

Friends of the Bridge City Public Library. There is a $5 membership fee. The Friend’s meetings are held at the Library the last Thursday of every month at 5 pm. The Friends of the Library also sponsor the June & July Summer Reading Program for children on Wednesdays during the summer. The Friends of the Bridge City Public Library began as a support committee in March 1988 when twenty concerned citizens addressed the needs of the community to establish the city’s first public library. The response from the public was tremendous. By August 1988 a nonbinding referendum passed showing support for a new public library and the city appointed an advisory board for the library. The Friends worked for two years prior to the completion of the 2,500 square foot structure in 1991 by receiving donations of thousands of books which they sorted and processed in preparation to putting them on the library shelves. The Friends supervised volunteers as they set up a make-shift library in a former dance studio to get ready to open. The city funded the building of the slab and shell exterior of the metal building. The Friends then assisted with many man hours of labor to build the interior of the new metal structure and to raise funds to purchase shelving, equipment, new books and fixtures. After more than 1,000 volunteer hours to physically build the library and using many donations of materials and supplies, the new library was completed and the doors opened to the public on March 18, 1991. The Friends have continued to support the library since its opening. Ongoing projects have included organizing and maintaining the summer reading club for area children and providing guest speakers for the summer reading programs. In addition, they have assisted in the Lapsit Children’s preschool program throughout the year and worked on providing an ongoing book sale in the library’s lobby. To help keep the library going they encourage memorial and honor donations while they continue to seek funding for the library. The library currently serves 3,344 registered patrons. It is an accredited member of the Texas State Library, and participates in the state’s Texshare program which allows patrons to borrow from other Texas libraries, In addition, the library is an active member of the Southeast Texas Libraries Discussion Group.


Protection Seminars at no cost to the community or as fundraisers for High School programs. Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City is also providing the community with a place where

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they can come and feel welcome and accepted. Students of all ages come to get fit, gain confidence, improve their focus skills while learning valuable tools to help them stay safer and protect their family should the need arise.

Economists say Bassmaster impact doubled Staff Report-For The Record

Good news for the local economy in Orange after the Bassmaster Elite Series came to town March 17-21. Since the end of the BASS tournament, county officials have been working with an economist to determine the actual economic impacts the event had on the community. Although, they still don’t have all the numbers, the ones they do have are said to be “impressive.” “We will have a better idea when the sales tax figures are released,” said Bobby Fillyaw, of the

Orange County Economic Development Corporation, According to Fillyaw, in the original economic impact analysis that was done prior to the tournament, it was estimated the tournament would have a total economic impact of approximately $1.3 million. However, after reviewing the attendance numbers at the event and through some testimony from local vendors, the economist changed his assessment to be conservatively over $2.6 million which doubled the early estimates.

Working hard to make Bridge City the best it can be! Lucy Fields is hardworking: Painting Bridge City fire hydrants, Landscaped City Hall flower beds, Helped clean/paint/organize BC Chamber of Commerce, Worked Heritage Festival, Attended and worked Triangle Days in Austin representing BC, Worked B.A.S.S. Fishing Tournament, Worked Business Week.

She has proven leadership experience: Ambassador for the Bridge City Chamber of Commerce promoting area businesses, Member of the Bridge City Heritage Festival/Museum Committee, Bridge City Building Standards Committee, Facility Committee for Bridge City school district, Prior Bridge City Council Member. “I enjoy working hard to make Bridge City a great place to live and own a business. I have a strong desire to represent the interests of all Bridge City citizens in every way possible. I would appreciate your support in the May 11, 2013 election.”

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FAREWELL TO COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND-GEORGE JONES I was saddened to hear about the death of George Jones at age 81. For over 50 years he sang his country music, recorded more than 150 albums with 143 on Billboard’s top 40 hits, including 18 number one hits. Jones also sang on many other artists’ albums. Besides his chart successes, he influenced many others who became country legends. His music reflected a life that was far from perfect. Jones was in the grip of alcohol and drug abuse. The alcohol had been a failure of his dad, who spent much time in the drunk tank. Jones lost at three attempts at marriage. He lost his first wife and mother of his children to Vidor friend J.C. Arnold. George’s unique voice was unmatched and his life experiences helped feed his success because it gave a sense of truth to his music that reached all his listeners. His music influence and legacy will live on for years to come. *****I’d best get started. Come along, I promise it won’t do you no harm. PUBLIC IGNORE JUDGES, SUPPORT KREE Even some members of the national media find that a little something fishy is going on at American Idol. Some people believe that the judges are playing favorites the last couple of weeks. The judges seem to be maneuvering the public vote. It’s obvious to me that a move is on by the show to save Amber Holcomb. Why? You ask. It’s all about marketing. American Idol has the winner’s contract. Amber’s style and looks would be a great sell and easy to promote. Any of the final three can become super stars but my guess is that they didn’t eliminate anyone last week because Amber came in fourth so she gets another shot without the judges using their one save. Despite negative remarks by some of the judges the public still placed Kree in the top two. There is no denying she has the best, all around singing talent. If she makes the top three, she will likely win it all. As far as the Idol program is concerned however, for promotional reasons they see their bigger money makers as Amber or Angie. I think they will get a lot of heat and lose respect if Kree doesn’t make the top three. The public and media will smell a rat. For that reason, I believe Kree will get her just due. Otherwise, they would not have made arrangements for American Idol to be in Woodville and to have a big concert at Ford Park this weekend. It will take continued public support for Kree to advance. So vote a lot. I just hope the judges will cool it and let the voters decide. Kree does need a good choice of songs by national artists, not just regional. That’s just the way I see it. Either way she will be another of the great Southeast Texas talents we can be proud of. Attend the parade and concert; show America we are proud of Kree. SCHOOL BOARD ISSUES A NECESSITY I have a long history of watching bond issue elections. One thing that is constant is that school board members, who serve their school districts, do so on their own time and dollar. They don’t receive any pay and their interest is first and foremost the betterment of the students and school district. Board members and administrators don’t call bond elections unless it’s necessary. Whenever a bond issue fails, the need still remains and the problems continue too get worse and the cost continues to escalate. I’ve seen bond elections fail a couple of times and finally pass on the third try. By then the cost of building has tripled from the first called election. The school district has lived through unnecessary difficulties. The problems don’t go away, they get worse and far more expensive to correct. Pay now or pay later. I think all citizens should think about that when considering voting for or against. The Little Cypress-Mauriceville school board has made available all the facts and why their needs must be addressed now. No one wants to pay an additional amount on taxes but we all want good schools for our children. Unfortunately, we can’t have it both ways. TURNING BACK THE HANDS OF TIME 15 Years Ago-1998 W.T. Oliver was roasted by friends at the Bridge City Chamber banquet held at the Community Center April 23. The roasters included former Texas Attorney General Waggoner Carr. The speakers all concluded that few people had ever done as much for humanity. A war veteran who was instrumental in the new bridge being named Veterans Memorial also led the way for the building of Veterans Park. He was the driving force behind the Bob Hope High School for the Disabled. He brought Hope to the area on several occasions. Oliver also started the Bum Phillips Golf Tournament. *****It’s election time and Gisela Houseman is the first woman to run for Port

Commissioner. (Editor’s note: Gisela didn’t win but today the Port finally has its first female commissioner, Barbara Winfree. *****A young, personable attorney, Phillip Smith, opened his law office on Texas Avenue, in Bridge City. Phillips, his wife and two beautiful daughters recently hosted an open house. *****Now available this week is a new, blue pill called Viagra. It’s the fountain of youth in pill form. On March 27, the FDA approved a drug that means one thing to men suffering from ED (erectile dysfunction). This week it became available by prescription at Orange County pharmacies. (Editor’s note: This being the 15th anniversary of “The Blue Pill” I’m surprised someone didn’t come up with a celebration.)*****U.S. Congressman Jim Turner speaks to a gathering at the Court House. It was his regular scheduled monthly visit with his constituents. Also State Senator David Bernsen was in the county meeting with druggist explaining the new health insurance and HMO plan. *****Brown Claybar is running for mayor of Orange. *****The Bridge City girl’s powerlifting team won the NASA High School National Championship. The Cardinal girls set three world records and claimed several individual titles. They scored decisive victories over the Florida and Missouri state champs. Named Most Outstanding Lifter was Julie Odom. Teammates were Brendie Barnes, Rachal Guidry, Danielle Bourque, Chrissy Lane, Charlsey Flowers, Leann Nguyen, Aleah Mumbach, Megan Shorts, Andrea Watson, Courtney Peery, Haley Brannon, Jennifer Chaddrick, Dahon Swiere, Megan Brown, Amber Updike, Adrienne Colletti and Shalina Meche. Athlethic Director Les Johnson said, “I’m proud of Coach Daniels and these girls, they worked hard and brought home a national championship for our school and program. (Editor’s note: They must have had half of all high school girls in that program.) 35 Years Ago-1978 Joe Burke likes high school track events so much he attended the 4A Regionals in Houston Friday and journeyed to Conroe to watch 3A but bad weather rained out the meet.*****David Guidry, BC trackster shines at the regional meet. He is a junior; he wins with 110 percent effort. *****Sid Caillavet, president of the former Old Timers Association, wants to reorganize the association. Anyone interested can call Mrs. Allen Peveto or Sallie Frazier.*****Thomas Barrett gets the O’Rourke look from barber Rod Dowdle.*****Going to the state track meet from Bridge City are David Guidry, in the 330-yard intermediate hurdles; mile relay team Bo Worrell, Larry Hagler, Mark Truncale and Guidry. Coach is Bob Puntes. Austin bound from West Orange are high jumper Waymon Sibley, long jumper Roy Williams, miler Miron Gautier, sprinter Randall Tate and the 440-yard relay quartet of Sibley, Williams, Tate and Steve Fisher, mile relay team Dickie McMillan, Fisher, Tate and Kenneth Britten. They placed first, BC second. Coach is Robert Tywater. 55 Years Ago-1958 Four hundred Rotarians register for district 591 conference held at the Jack Tar. *****James Edward Wilcox celebrates his 11 birthday. *****Sadie Stephens, county clerk since 1950, runs for re-election. She was appointed when Joe Runnels resigned to run for mayor of Orange. *****Orange County man kills his former wife and himself outside a Calcasieu Parish tavern near Orange. The dead are Mary Granger and Amos Milstead.*****Charles Bradford, lawyer, Sid Caillavet, Joe Runnels and Charlie Grooms are all running for county judge.*****Rev. W.W. Kennedy observes his 15th anniversary at Cove Baptist. BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK Dot Eshbach, Cindy Landrum, Ramona Walker, Flo Arnold, Loretta Phillips, Karolyn Doiron, Frank Carpenter, Jason Mayfield, Newt Hodges, Tom McDavid, A.J. Sellers, Christina Johnston, Ethel Champagne, Jonette Brown, Mary Stewart, Megan Cornwell, Amy Wiebold, Glenda Dailey, Nicole Gibbs, Jenna Angelle, Judi Verdin, Stacie Hollier, Kay Boudreaux, Brandon Applebach, Jeff Harrison, MacAlan Trammell, Jenna Dismukes, Julia Hoke, Brad Broussard, Matt Williams, Butch Myers, Bridget Toohey, Ricky Zirlott, Lindsey Dardeau, Susan Spencer, Travis Coffey, Amanda Dumesnil, Ashley Eby, Clint Blackwell, Beverly Millsap, Murdock Havard, Deborah Gregg, Doris Raynor, Mayor Essie Bellfield, Brandon Bond, Carolyn Bourque, Josh Sanders, Charles Slusher, Clint Vidrine, Glory Burke, Jessica Hughes, Joseph Chenella, Michael Psencik, Norma Cummings, Sherri Thompson, Caitlin Allen and Connie Angelle. A FEW HAPPENINGS We got a nice note from Bridge City School Board member Jerry McInnis thanking us for supporting Bridge City’s effort to complete the addition to the library building. Jerry says he uses the library often and I have found that a lot of citizens do. The Bridge City Public Library is one of the greatest assets this city has. I believe a community is just as good as its schools and a good viable library.*****If you missed your County Clerk Karen Jo Vance around the courthouse is was because she was being educated by the University of Texas School of Law at the County and District Clerks Legal Education Program held in San Marcos. County Clerks are required to receive 20 hours of education each year. *****Saturday is Kentucky Derby day. The early favorite is Verrazano, who will attempt to become only the second horse to win the Derby after not racing as a 2-year old. The 139th Kentucky Derby, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, is the first leg of thoroughbred races known as the Triple Crown. The 1.4mile race has a field of 20 3-year-olds. Affirmed, in 1978, was the last horse to win the Triple Crown. The Derby will air at 3 p.m. on NBC. *****A few folks we know celebrating their special day. On May 1, Frank Carpenter, Cindy Landrum and Karolyn Doiron all celebrate. May 1, would also have been the birthday of a dear, longtime friend Dot Eshbach. This lovely lady is gone but I wanted to remember her on her birthday. ***On May 2, Glenda

Dailey, Mary Stewart and Megan Cornwell celebrate. ***May 3, is a very special day for us here at The Record. Our “Girl Friday,” Nicole Gibbs turns 30. She’s a wife, a mom and our office manager, which means “Jack-of-AllTrades.”***Julia Hoke celebrates May 4. ***Brad Broussard celebrates May 5, along with Bridget Gunn Toohey. ***May 6 is our friend and former mayor and councilperson Essie Bellfield’s big day. We go back further then we want to admit.***Also celebrating on May 6 is Bridge City High teacher and our friend, Deborah Gregg.***On May 7, Connie Angelle chalks up another year as does our buddy, longtime educator Joe Chenella, now retired. He and wife Nancy live in College Station. We wish him a great day. ***Josh Sanders also celebrates on this day. I lost track of this former Bridge City baseball star but I wish him a great day.***On a sad closing, our friend Judge Grover Halliburton died nine years ago, in 2004. Hardly a week goes by that Grover is not mentioned. His widow, Sue, still lives in Orange and we hear doing well.***Our friend, Commissioner Don Cole turned 87 on April 29. Belated happy birthday Don.*****Three Orange County high school baseball teams head to playoffs this week. LCM goes as the fourth seed in 20-4A against Barber Hill, the 19-4A champs. Game one will be Friday at Barber’s Hill, 6 p.m. Game two will be played Saturday, 2 p.m. at LCM. Game three, if necessary, will be announced later. ***Bridge City, the second seed in 21-3A, will play Shepherd in a one game series at 7 p.m. Friday at Jasper. ***Orangefield, the third seed in District 21-3A, will play Tarkington. As all of our local teams face playoffs, we hope they stay focused and have left all the cheap errors back in district play. This is a brand new season and only the flawless will survive. Best of luck to the Bears, Cardinals and Bobcats. *****Orange County will observe a National Day of Prayer on Thursday, 12 noon at the Court House.*****Pete, over at Coastal Landscape, does all type of landscaping and maintaince. Now he is carrying landscape supplies and will assist you in doing your own landscaping. Visit Pete and the crew at 2899 W. Roundbunch in Bridge City.*****Peggy, at Peggy’s on the Bayou, wanted me to tell you that despite their remodeling and expansion project, they are running smooth and normal and putting out great food.*****Farmer’s Market at Big Lot parking lot is now open on Wednesday, 3 p.m. and Saturday at 7 a.m. You name it, starting today, they will have it. Plenty of fresh produce. *****Here’s a real bargain. I hear many success stories about our classified ads. If you want to buy-sell-trade, for only $10 we will get you lots of action. No one has a better track record then us. Stop by and we’ll fix you up. You’ll be amazed at the calls you get. *****Our friend Judge Claude Wimberly took a fall and landed on his head, cutting a gash that needed stitching. It left a bump but his brain is still in tack. He learned he’s not as agile as he once was. *****Our buddy, Harry Stephens, is finally giving up. He’s tired of fighting his knee problem and the hurt, so he’s scheduled to get it cut on. We wish best results. *****A little Orange history. Back in the late 1940’s, McDonald’s Texaco Service Station was at Seventh Street and Green Avenue, across from Bill Stringer’s Gulf. McDonald’s phone number was 9-1-1. That’s the kind of stuff you learn at the Wednesday Lunch Bunch. This week the Bunch dines at Novrozsky’s and back at Robert’s next week. Everyone is always welcome. ***** CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS On May 1, Tim McGraw will be 46.***Dwayne Johnson will be 41 on May 2; Brooke Hogan, 25; and David Beckham will be 38.***Kimora Simmons will be 38 on May 3.***Lance Bass will be 34 on May 4.***Chris Brown will be 24 on May 5; Danielle Fishel, 32 and John Rhys-Davies, 69.***Willie Mays will be 82 on May 6; Bob Seger, 68 and Tony Blair, 60.***George Clooney will be 52 on May 6.***Breckin Meyer will be 39 on May 7. CAJUN STORY OF THE WEEK Elroy “Tee-Bruce” Broussard, him, is an avid duck hunter. Tee-Bruce, he wanted him a new bird dog. His search brought him to Alcid Boudreaux’s place at Pecan Island where he bought him a young dog from Boudreaux. Tee-Bruce was shocked da first time he sent his new dog, Bosco, out on a retrieve an he discover da dog could walk on water. Tee-Bruce, him, he was sure none of his friends would believe him dat Bosco could walk on water. He decide he would try to surprise his friend, Alex Thibodaux, wit’ de amazing feat. Alex, him, he is a real pessimis’ by nature, so TeeBruce invite him to hunt wit’ him an his new dog. As dey wait by da shore, a big flock of duck flew by. Ka-BOOM! Ka-Boom! Dey fire an a duck fall. “Boscoe, fetch up!” Tee-Bruce say, and Bosco, him, he jump up an pitty-pat, he trot right across da surface of dat water. He got dat duck and pitty-pat, he trot right back. He never got more dan his paws wet. Alex him, he he saw dat but he don’t say a single word. On da way home Tee-Bruce, he ask his friend, “Alex, did you notice anyting unusual bout my new dog Bosco, hanh?” “Mais yeah, I sho did, Tee-Bruce,” Alex say. “You dog Bosco, he can’t even swim, no.” C’EST TOUT We sure thank you for the tremendous response to last week’s anniversary edition. We printed extra copies and still ran short. The staff did a great job, with some very interesting stories. We will continue our 53rd anniversary celebration throughout the next few weeks. It’s a good time to advertise your business. The Record is read by more Orange Countians in our trade area than all other media outlets combined. We reach the consumers with your message. *****We have a cool front coming. Maybe down into the high 40’s over the weekend. That’s not May weather on the Gulf Coast. It will be nice but the garden doesn’t like it. Let us hear from you and please read us cover to cover, you’ll find a little something for everyone. Shop our family of advertisers and tell them we sent you. Take care and God bless.

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Remembering George--in a nutshell

Jones was also known for a period of time for canceling concerts at the last minute leading to the nickname “No Show Jones.”

Jones accepts his 1980 award for best male vocalist at the Country Music Association awards show in Nashville in 1981. 1980 was the year that ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’ was released.

A lot of people in this part of Texas have a George Jones story; my story goes back to the early 1950’s when we were barely adults. George was a few years older and was playing his music at any venue that would have him. He had just recorded some songs in Houston but they didn’t take off. One night a big country music show came to Beaumont. George got on as the opening act and stole the show. He was doing some air time at KFDM with Baxter, J.P. Richardson and Slim Watts, who did a 30-minute live music show. He always closed the show with “Be careful, watch the car behind the one in front of you.” George usually relieved his brother at his service station so he could go to lunch, and then George would have lunch at an Italian place, run by five-foot tall Italian folks. The food was good and cheap. The folks I worked with and I also ate at that little dinner on Voth Road. He was quite, didn’t say much but he was polite and would answer when spoken to. One day, singer/musician Benny Barnes came in and soon broke out the guitar. He and George sang a dozen songs. George kept the time bouncing his hand off the table. The next time I saw George and visited with him was at the

Brazos River restaurant and club I owned. Johnny Harton and a group of entertainers, a package deal, played a concert at the Bryan High School football field. After the show they all stopped at my place. Johnny and Tillman Frank ate big steaks and left for Austin. George and the other singers and band members, who were traveling in station wagons, with bass fiddles and other instruments tied down on the roof, stayed and started drinking. About 1 a.m. they started pulling out those instruments and sat around and played till daylight. That was the best concert I ever attended. The next day, after the entertainers had played in Austin or maybe San Antonio, we learned that Johnny Harton had gotten killed in an auto accident just 20 miles away. A drunk hit him and Tillman on their way back to Shreveport where Tillman managed the Louisiana Hayride and Johnny and his brother-inlaw David Houston preformed. He had married Hank Williams’ widow, Billie Jean Houston. Frank survived and made a lot of visits to Orange were he was friends with the Runnels family. Judge Pete Runnels recalls Tillman and their visits where he listened to Tillman’s stories. I saw George in concert several times. Once he had his family on the stage. I attended a big shindig at George’s place at Lakeview, where he lived. Among the entertainers were Merl Haggard and Buck Owens. It was an all day affair. Sometime in the late 1960’s George was drunk and ran his red Cadillac convertible into the rear end of a car on Main Street, in Vidor. They locked him up in the county jail. That same evening, Sheriff Chester Holts was having his annual law enforcement party at the GERA. I had started the Gulf Coast Bail Bonding Company, the only one in the county at the time. Sheriff Holts told me George should be sober enough by then for me

Beaumont Children’s Museum to host first annual “Do...Dream...Discover” Gala

The Beaumont Children’s Museum will host its first annual “Do...Dream...Discover” gala on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at the Event Centre in Beaumont. Proceeds from the event will put the BCM one step closer to realizing its dream of transforming its “Museum without Walls” into a state-of-theart hands-on learning and development center where families in Southeast Texas can learn and play together. The evening will feature a social and cocktail hour followed by exciting “Science on Broadway” experiments and demonstrations by Michael Hoke, Shangri La Botanical Gardens Executive Director and BCM board member, as a preview of the fun interactive learning of the museum; a delicious meal prepared by Chef Chuck Harris; and live entertainment by Katie Whitney and the Draw. “Guests will be dazzled by the experiments which will give a feel for what kids will experience when the Beaumont Children’s Museum opens its doors,” said Christi Grudier, BCM gala chair. “We are very excited to host this event at the beautiful Event Centre located downtown near the future site of the museum,” continued Grudier. The Beaumont Children’s Museum is a community-wide investment in our children. The museum will be a safe and welcoming place for all children and families, and for all who care about children. The hope of the BCM is for the children to walk through the doors and become part of the interactive exhibits,

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to bail him out. The Sheriff knew Deputy Bill Potter, a wantto-be entertainer, kept a guitar in the trunk of the patrol car. I got George out of jail, brought him to the area law enforcement party and after a little food and a few beers, George played and sang. He sang hit songs, some Hank Williams and also songs by his idol Lefty Frizzell. The party broke up before midnight. Potter and I took George home to Lakeview. Potter had acted in a couple of movies and had written some songs. He pitched a couple to George. I don’t know if he ever recorded them. Ironically, while taking George home, Potter had the radio on when a George Jones hit song came over the air. The radio announcer talked about the song and I remember George saying he liked the flip side better. Well, that’s my George Jones story in a nutshell. I had planned to write my Willie Nelson story for his 80th birthday but last Friday George Jones changed that when he passed away at age 81. George never got the recognition he deserved here at home. He was one of a kind, his music will live on. “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”


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Deaths and Memorials Johnny Jerkins Deweyville John L. “Johnny” Jerkins, 62, of Deweyville, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Before his passing, Father Emmanuel, chaplain at St. Elizabeth Hospital, administered Last Rites to Johnny. Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in San Antonio on Nov. 4, 1950, Johnny was the son of Lloyd Jerkins and Elizabeth Soch Jerkins. He had been a resident of Deweyville for the past 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Elizabeth Jerkins and brother, Alan Jerkins. Johnny is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Charles “Bo” Reed; nieces, Mary Florer and her husband Rob, Geneva Thompson; nephews, Dempsey Leonard Jr., Daniel Reed, David Reed and his wife Lazhia. If you knew or met Johnny, you were his friend. His cremated remains will be buried at Deweyville Cemetery and friends are welcome to visit him at their convenience.

Chris Meadows Lufkin Chris Clayton Meadows, 58, and longtime resident of Lufkin, went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2013 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church, 902 Green Avenue, Orange with the Rev. Mike Umberhaur, of First Presbyterian, and Chaplain Greg Freijo, of Lufkin State Supported Living Center, officiating. Graveside services will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Ben Meadows, Caleb Meadows, Robert Montagne, Douglas Tomerlin, Butch Gaston and Dana Cruse. Born in Orange on May 14, 1954, Chris was the son of Hubert H. Meadows, deceased,

and Dorothy Linscomb Meadows. At the time of Chris’ birth, it was evident that Chris and other children like him with severe special needs, were in need of a special type of care and attention which was often difficult to provide. Chris’ parents subsequently became instrumental in the organization of OCARC (originally Orange County Association for Retarded Children) as well as the Lufkin State School. Chris became a resident in 1965 and lived there throughout his life, visiting Orange when he was able. He witnessed the many changes which occurred at Lufkin State School, including the renaming of the school to Lufkin State Supported Living Center. Chris took great pride in his job working in the Packaging and Assembly Department, a part of the employment services of the Lufkin campus. He enjoyed swimming, dancing, and attending Sunday and Wednesday Chapel services. He especially enjoyed music and the company of friends and his loving family. Chris is survived by his mother Dorothy Linscomb Meadows, sister Sheri Meadows Tomerlin and brother-in-law Douglas Tomerlin of Colorado Springs, CO; nephew David Tomerlin of Minneapolis, MN; niece Beth Tomerlin and her husband Tony Rodriguez of Denver, CO; brother Ben Meadows and sister-in-law Kelly Montagne-Meadows of Orange; niece Brianna Meadows of Orange and nephew Caleb Meadows of Orange. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Chris Meadows to the Lufkin State Supported Living Center Chapel Fund, P.O. Drawer 1648, Lufkin, TX 75902 or to LCI Stay and Play (a playground being built for special needs children), 2300 Allie Payne, Orange, TX 77632. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Lufkin Living Center and Woodland Heights Medical Center for their care and support of our dear Chris.

Thomas Randell Warren Orange Thomas Randell Warren, 53, of Orange passed away Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Harbor


Hospice in Beaumont. A Graveside Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013, at Trout Creek Cemetery in Kirbyville. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in Kirbyville on June 30, 1960, Thomas was the son of Raymond Lee Moore Sr. and Barbara (Roff) Moore. He was a lead man at Lanxus. Preceded in death by his parents, Thomas is survived by his brothers and sisters, Joey Warren, Selina Livingston and husband Gary, Wayne Warren, Vernon Warren and wife Robyn, Rayma Gallegos and husband Paulin, Raymond L. Moore Jr., Pernell Moore Willie Moore and Patty Moore. He is also survived by his lifelong partner, Connie Nelson, 23 nieces and nephews; 16 great nieces and nephews; his lifelong friends, Billy Bishop, Eddie and Amanda Dille; and his dog, Jethro. Serving as Pallbearers will be David Peveto, Billy Bishop, Gary Livingston, Eddie Dille, Wayne Warren, Vernon Warren, Thomas Warren, Raymond L. Moore Jr., and Pernell D. Moore.

Thelma Lois Plant Hartburg Thelma Lois Plant, 80, of Hartburg, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Services to honor her life will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the Oak Grove Tabernacle Church in Hartburg with the Rev. James Sellers and Sister Ruth Logan Burch officiating. Interment will follow in the King Cemetery in Hartburg. Thelmas was born on Oct. 20, 1932 in Hartburg, to her parents, Ethel (Killian) Singleton and John Wesley Singleton. She was a lifelong resident of Hartburg, she was a member of the Oak Grove Tabernacle in Hartburg and she

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was a florist, both privately for herself as well as at the Dorman Flower Shop in Orange. Thelma enjoyed playing the piano both at church and for gatherings of singing with people in the area. Among the loves of her life, Thelma enjoyed attending church, spending time with her family and arranging flowers. Thelma is preceded in death by her parents; niece, Helen Plunkett; uncle, the Rev. R.B. Singleton and grandmother Mertie Teal Buffington. Those who will most cherish her memory are her husband, James Plant of Hartburg; daughter, Judy Storms of Pleasure Island; sons, Frank Louis Basar and wife Sandy of Port Neches and Tony James Plant of Orange; sisters, Bernice Plunkett and husband Smokey and Mertie Singleton all of Hartburg; brother, John Louis Singleton of Hartburg; grandchildren, Shane Coleman and wife Karen and Michelle Basar; great grandchildren, Sofia Grace Coleman and Cristian Coleman. Thelma is also survived by numerous members of her extended family. Friends may sign the register and leave condolences for the family

Sidney George Dronett Orangefield S i d n e y G e o r g e Dronett, 49, passed away, Friday, April 26, 2013 in Orangefield. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with his brother, Dr. Billy Puckett Jr. officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Sidney was born Nov. 12, 1963 in New Castle, Australia to James Dronett and Mary Puckett but lived most of his life in Orangefield, where he graduated high school in 1982. His passion was sports, whether he was playing or coaching. He was currently serving on the board of Orange Youth Baseball and Softball league and for the past several years, he took great pride in coaching his son and the rest of the Astros team, leading them to AllStars. Above everything, Sidney loved spending time with his children. He was a loving dad and son. He is survived by his parents, Billy and Mary Puckett of Orange; father, J.D. Dronett of Cali, Colombia; his children, Shelby Dale, Seth and Saylor who were the loves of his life and the mother of his children, Joey Dale. He is also survived by his brother, Dr. Billy Puckett Jr. and wife, Katy; nephews, John William and Jack; aunt and Godmother, Dorothy Dargis; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and the Pony Division Astros players and coaches. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made for Sidney’s children to Orange Savings Bank of 16th Street to the attention of the Dronett Children.

Betty Jean Huffman Orange Betty Jean Huffman, 80, succumbed to cancer, April 27, 2013, after a long and valiant struggle, surrounded by loving family and lifelong friends. Funeral services will be at noon on Saturday, May 4, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with Dr. Robert Webb, of Trinity Baptist Church in Orange, officiating. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until time of Service. Betty was born to Gussie Lee and Morris Ramsey on March 13, 1933 in Bosier City, La. She moved with her parents in 1942 to Orange, where she later met her country boy, high school sweetheart and soul-mate Jack Huffman and was a devoted, loving wife for 62 years. Betty was well educated and a teacher at heart. She graduated from Lutcher Stark High School in 1950 where she performed with the Bengal Guards. She attended Lamar University, The University of Northern Colorado and graduated from North Texas University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology. She taught swimming, china painting and genealogy before becoming a Speech Therapist in the Irving Independent School District. She and Jack retired to the Hill Country where she taught quilting Betty loved life and traveled extensively in the United States, Canada and Mexico. She made several trips to the British Isles and Europe. On a trip to Scotland she found Dal Hosie Castle, the ancient home of the Ramsey Clan, as well as her Coats of Arms from the Ramsey and Gordan Clans. She loved and enjoyed the fine arts, from Local events to Broadway to travels abroad. She was a positive force in everything she was involved in. Betty was active in the Daughters of the American Revolution and served as Regent for her Chapter for several years. She enjoyed being a part of the Colonial Dames. Betty was a lady of faith, intelligence and great wisdom. She loved all of her family dearly and doted on granddaughters, Lindsey and Lauren and great granddaughter and name sake Ramsey Erin Johnson. Betty was preceded in death by her loving parents and brother; Morris Ramsey Jr. She was the heart of a loving family that included sons; Jack Huffman Jr. and wife Debra of Orange and Mance Huffman and wife Gina of Gallatin, Tenn.; daughter; Connie Randle and husband Dewayne of Irving; five dearly loved grandchildren: Trey and Rachel Huffman, Lindsey and Blake Johnson, Ryan Randle, Lauren Randle and Jack Robert Huffman; and three great-grandchildren: Ryder Huffman, Carter Foreman and Ramsey Johnson. The family also included Betty’s sister Gwendolyn Adams and her son

Stacey, Nephews; Desmond and Doug Ramsey. A special thanks to Dr. Jay Shachner and staff at Texas Oncology and Molly Stringer her special friend. In lieu of flowers you may send donations to the American Cancer Society.

David Hyram Tally Mauriceville D a v i d “Dave” Hyram Tally, 36, of Mauriceville, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Mauriceville. Funeral services were held Sunday, April 28, at Friendship Baptist Church in Vidor with the Rev. Ronny Tally officiating and the eulogy was given by Keith Nelson. A graveside service followed at Williamson Cemetery in Vidor with Kennie Molanders officiating. Born in Beaumont, on Feb. 27, 1977, Dave was the son of James B. Tally and Renee Williamson. Dave graduated from LCM in 1995 and then worked with his dad as a carpenter. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially loved to hunt and fish. Dave was a great dad who loved his daughter very much. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Dicky Williamson; and paternal grandmother, Opal Tally. Dave is survived by his parents, both of Mauriceville; maternal grandmother, Novie Williamson of Mauriceville; paternal grandfather, James W. Tally of Vidor; great-grandmother, Essie Dowden of Kisatchie, La.; daughter, Grace Tally of Mauriceville; brother, J.B. Tally and wife, Rhonda of Colmesneil; nieces, Shelby and Emma Tally; fiancée, Cheyenne Anderson of Mauriceville; and numerous other family and friends. Dusty Tally, Travis Anderson, Hoot Fillingame, Joe Fillingame, Ray Miller, and Oscar Lopez served as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, an account has been set up at Firestone Credit Union for Dave’s daughter, Grace Tally.

Janet Marie Carter Orange J a net Marie Carter, 52, of Orange, p a s s e d away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Pinehurst Nursing Home. Funeral Services were held Friday, April 26, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with Father Joseph P. Daleo, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange, officiating. Burial followed at Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly, La. Born in Sulphur, La. on July 25, 1960, Janet was the daughter of Alvin and Lena (Moss) Gaudet. She began working at K-Mart when they opened the store in

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Obits. from 6A

Jake Anthony Tegge Bridge City

Kanyon Montet, Cheyenne Montet and Natalie Klein.

Orange. She loved cooking and reading recipe books. People will remember her for her smile. Janet was always laughing and having fun. She was preceded in death by her father, Alvin Gaudet; and niece, Wendy Mericle. Janet is survived by her mother, Lena Gaudet of Orange; daughter, Tiffany Hayes and husband, Erik Kyle of Orangefield; grandchildren, Christopher Kyle, Christa Kyle, Chance Kyle; brothers, Ray Gaudet and wife, Alberta of Florien, Louisiana, Glynn Gaudet and wife, Georgia of Vidor; sister, Nancy Mericle and husband, Andy White of Orange; nephews, Bryan Mericle, Paul Gaudet; and other nieces and nephews. Bryan Mericle, Darren Arrant, Erik Kyle, Tim Franks, Dustin Arrant and Garrett Thibodeaux served as pallbearers. The family would like to thank Odyssey Hospice and their employees, especially Carol Campbell, also the caregivers at Pinehurst Nursing Home. For those who wish, donations may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box 4527 New York, NY 10163, or Odyssey Hospice, 550 Fannin Street, Beaumont, Texas 77701

Jake Anthony Tegge, 28, of Bridge City, passed away W e d n e s d a y, April 24, 2013, at South Austin Medical Center. Funeral Services were held Saturday, April 27, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Bridge City with Deacon Hazen Kenney officiating. Burial followed at Oak Bluff Cemetery in Port Neches. Born in Nederland on March 16, 1985, Jake was the son of Russell Tegge and Bonnie (Montet) Tegge. Jake loved music and enjoyed learning all aspects of it and even taught himself to play the guitar. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Melvin and Esther Tegge; and uncle, David Tegge. Jake is survived by his parents, Russell and Bonnie Tegge of Bridge City; grandparents, Curley and Jeanelle Montet of Bridge City; brother, Justin Lee Tegge of LaPorte; uncles and aunts, Ellis Montet of Austin, Walt and Cissy Montet of Keller, Susan and Glen Klein of Bridge City; cousins, Chris and Tiffany Klein, Cory and Jalisha Klein, Paris Montet, Dakota Montet,

Mary Elizabeth Cassell Vidor Mary Elizabeth “Marybeth” Cassell, 69, of Vidor died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 27, at Memorial Funeral Home in Vidor. Born on Sept. 20, 1943 and a native of Beaumont, she lived in Vidor for 40 years and was a retired RN Supervisor with Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Marybeth was preceded in death by her parents Levi and Willie Mae Fielder; brothers Donald Fielder and Thomas Fielder; sisters Ruth Liston and Beulah Worthy. Marybeth is survived by her husband Donald Cassell; son Glenn Robinson and wife Stormy of Vidor; daughters Venus Cassell of Orange, Cheri Courts and husband Bubba of Vidor, and Sheila Kay Cassell of Bridge City; eight grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.


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Fiesta Family Day

Join us May 4, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Stark Museum of Art in Orange, Texas

Come celebrate at the Stark Museum of Art during Fiesta Family Day. Create fiesta-inspired art, including maracas and minipiñatas. Go on a scavenger hunt through the galleries to win a prize and listen to stories. Gallery spotlights in the exhibition Wild Beauty: The New Mexico Setting will be given every hour. Guests may bring lawn chairs for outdoor seating and light refreshments will be available.

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s far as I am concerned, the only downside to guiding is that a large percentage of my fishing time is not spent fishing the lure or even the pattern that I would be fishing if I were alone. The average client, however, does not want to experiment or target only big trout. He or she anticipates you having already done all that experimenting stuff and a big fish is okay provided it is one of many! The numbers game is the reason I am usually a day late on any new lure or pattern that is working on bragging size trout. I had enough open days and determined fishermen last year to put the Shiney Hiney head and DieDapper together and catch some great trout, but even then I was missing out on a super topwater bite that was color specific. Make no mistake about it, the big trout bite is still very much on right now, but you have to fish where they are with what they want to eat. Given a choice, I would put my waders on, tie on a She Dog or Spook and wade the shallow flats on the north end of the lake or Louisiana shoreline. As a matter of fact, It was tough getting back in the boat and drifting with clients the latter part of last week after catching and releasing trout in the five to seven pound class while wading with a friend Monday evening. We had a productive week in spite of the wind, but while we caught solid numbers I knew our chances of catching a trophy trout weren’t nearly as good. The reward for fishing the more userfriendly patterns, however, is that I have now COLBURN PAGE 3B

Baseball playoff:

Bridge City Cardinal catcher Hunter Uzzle swats a two run home against the Solsbee Tigers in the Dist. 21-3A championship battle on Saturday. RECORD PHOTO: Mark Dunn

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears (9-6) will take on Barbers Hill (16-0) in a best-of-three bidistrict round beginning on Friday. The Bears of Dist. 20-4A and Barbers Hill of Dist. 19-4A square off at 6 p.m. in Barbers Hill. Game Two will take a place at LCM on Saturday at 2 P.M. Game Three, if necessary will follow. The Bridge City Cardinals (11-2) and Shepherd (5-5) meet in a winner-take-all bidistrict battle in Jasper on Friday at 7 p.m. The Cardinals enter the playoffs as the second seed team from Dist. 21-3A. Shepherd is the third seed team from Dist. 22-3A. The Orangefield Bobcats (6-6) enter the bidistrict round of the playoffs as the third seed team from Dist. 21-3A against Tarkington (8-4) the second seed from Dist. 22-3A. The Bobcats will be in a best-of-three series beginning Thursday at New Caney. Game One is at 7 p.m. Game Two will be held at Vidor on Friday at 7 p.m. A final game, if necessary, will be played on Saturday.

Softball playoffs: The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears (29-5) advance to the Region III area round after defeating Dayton in the bidistrict round last weekend. The Lady Bears will take on either East View or HuntsCardinal ace Hayden Guidry battles with Silsbee for the Dist 21-3A title match.




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ville, TBA. The Dist 21-3A Champion Bridge City Lady Cardinals (11-1) will take on Sweeny in a best-of three series beginning on Friday at 6 p.m. at Baytown Lee High School. Game Two will follow. Game Three if needed will be on Saturday at 2 p.m. The Dist 21-3A Orangefield Lady Bobcats face Houston Furr in the Region III area round on Wednesday, May 1. The winner-take-all match up will start at 7 p.m. at Baytown Lee High School. If both the Lady Cardinals and Lady Bobcats prevail in the area round this week they will meet each other in the upcoming quarterfinal round of the Region III playoffs.

The FDA said on Monday it was taking a “fresh look” at the issue in response to the launch of a caffeinated gum, “and if necessary, will take appropriate action.” While the FDA did not name the gum in its statement, Rueters reported that Wrigley launched the product this month. One piece of the gum contains 40 milligrams of caffeine, about as much as a half-cup of coffee, according to Wrigley, which is owned by privately held Mars Inc. The company said it markets the gum as an energy product for adults aged 25 and older, and that it exceeds current regulatory requirements on labeling and disclosure. Wrigley is not the first to market gum with energizing properties. Mondelez International Inc sells a line of Trident Vitality gums, with ingredients like ginseng, green tea and Vitamin C, and Stride Spark gum in “Kinetic Mint” and “Kinetic Fruit” flavors that have Vitamins B6 and B12 added.

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David Ess-BC Strutters Annual Golf Tournament May 18

Bridge City Cardinal head baseball coach Chad Landry gathers the team on the mound during the Dist. 21-3A Championship match against Silsbee on Saturday. RECORD PHOTO: Mark Dunn

David Ess and the Bridge City Strutters will be hosting their annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 18, at Belle Oakes Golf Course in Beaumont. The tournament will have a shotgun start beginning at 8 a.m. (sign-in will be at  7:30a.m.) and will be an 18 hole, four person scramble with prizes awarded. Entry fee is $200 per team, which includes the green fee, cart, food, drink and prizes. Hole sponsorships are also available for $100, which includes a sign at the golf course and an ad in the Strutters Spring Revue Program. The deadline for hole sponsorship is Monday, April 15. Tournament entry deadline is Monday, May 6. For more information contact any Strutter or call 720-9940  or 7196186.

Bridge City Cardinal pitcher Bryson McFarland is on the hill against Silsbee. RECORD PHOTO: Mark Dunn

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the greatest of hooks as well. Unlike the VuDu Shrimp, the fish never bit them so I’ll never know. I don’t know if it works fished any other way than under a cork at this point, but that is plenty good enough for me and my clients. We have caught trout up to seven pounds on it thus far, but more importantly for the occasional angler…it catches trout and reds with minimal expertise required!

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fished a new lure long enough to establish whether it is another flash in the pan or the real deal. Based on what I have experienced so far…it has exceeded all expectations! The new lure is the VuDu shrimp and for the most part, color has made little or no difference to the trout and redfish. I have fished it exclusively under a cork and, at least for the past month, it has consistently out produced both Gulp and the DOA shrimp. I am being a little unfair to Gulp in that comparison in that we quit using it when the gafftops showed up. I have fished virtually every style of plastic lure known to man under a cork, but I cannot figure out why this diminutive shrimp is so effective. Johnny Cormier says that it is only because I have everyone on Sabine throwing them and the fish have no choice, but fishing folks will relegate any lure to the “has been” pile very quickly if it doesn’t catch fish in a hurry. Not only are fishermen not laying them aside, they are hoarding them. They are all but impossible to find in local tackle shops and it’s not because they aren’t getting in a bunch at a time. After a “stupid good” day last week I volunteered to ride to a Tackle Shop with my clients so that they could buy their own VuDu shrimp before going back to Tyler. At the second stop we found


RECORD PHOTO: Capt. Dickie Colburn

only two packs left on a peg, but there were at least twenty more still in a box on the counter.“Don’t even ask,” said the young man looking at a new rod a short distance away. “Those are mine!” He later said that he had given them a try after reading something I had written and graciously parted with five of his packs. They are not scented and I cannot for the life of me figure out why they work so well. They look exactly like a shrimp, but so do lots of other shrimp imitations. Maybe there is something to all that VuDu stuff! As you would expect I always get an ear full of the bad as well as the good when I declare any bait a winner and to a small degree this has been the case with the VuDu shrimp. No one has complained about it not catching fish, but the thin wire hook has a tendency to open up while fighting heavier fish. I have found that the problem generally occurs only after catching a number of fish. The first time that does occur I tie on another one rather than attempting to reshape the hook with pliers. Once they open the first time, I find that they aren’t as strong as they were right out of the package. Egret Lure’s, Ken Chaumont, the man behind developing yet another pretty successful lure called the Rattle Trap, admits that their shrimp hit an unexpected home run and that they

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Another Astros anomaly—Dierker’s dumping By Crane



It’s not unusual for a team to get a new coach and make a few changes from the way they used to do things. That’s even true when a sports franchise gets a new owner. And it certainly is true for our Houston Astros who have changed both an owner and a field manager in the last year. About the only thing that hasn’t changed for the Astros is the fact they can’t win baseball games. And that’s a direct result of the plethora of alterations made since Jim Crane assumed ownership of the franchise from longtime owner Drayton McLane, Jr. Prominent major leaguers wearing the Astros logo were sent packing via trades and replaced by no-name minor league prospects to the point that many of these minor league hot-shots are in the majors and are virtually overmatched by the “real” major leaguers on the opposing teams. Crane was so obsessed to change everything from what it had been for the past 50 years that he even was able to be bribed with a boatload of cash by Commissioner Bud Selig to switch from the National League to the American League. But the one change that re-

ally has me up in arms is when he sent Houston Astros’ icon Larry Dierker out to pasture before the season began. Dierker was signed by the Houston Colts in 1964 and made his major league debut on his 18th birthday, Sept. 22, 1964. He struck out Willie Mays in the first inning. He was the Astros first 20-game winner in 1969 with a 20-13 record and pitched a no-hitter against the Montreal Expos in 1976. He ranks third in wins in franchise history with a career record of 137-117 and holds the team record for starts (320), complete games (106), innings pitched (2,294 1/3) and shutouts (25). After finishing his final season in the majors in 1977 for the St. Louis Cardinals, Dierker spent a year working in sales with the Astros before becoming a broadcaster, a position he held from 1979-1996. And to the surprise of almost everyone, in 1997 McLane made the earth-shattering decision to move Dierker out of the broadcasting booth and into the dugout as the Astros manager. And Dierker was a great manager, leading the Astros to National League Central Division championships in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2001. He was named NL Manager of the Year in 1998. As the Astros’ skipper, Dierker’s 435 wins ranks second in franchise history to Bill Virdon’s 544. But he resigned af-

ter a fourth-straight NL Division Series loss after the 2001 season and his No. 49 uniform was retired in 2002. Dierker returned to the broadcast booth on a limited basis in 2004 and 2005 and remained with the team as a community outreach executive. His final appearances before his contract expired April 15 was a luncheon for team sponsors and a softball game between the Astros and Texas Rangers’ ownership groups. Dierker assumed he would be part of the new Astros’ broadcast team on Comcast SportsNet Houston after spending nearly the last halfcentury with the organization, and he was disappointed and frustrated that he was not allowed a chance to return to the broadcast booth this season. He met earlier last month with team marketing officials but refused to sign a contract that would have called on him to do up to 180 appearances on the team’s behalf each year. The organization offered a contract for in-studio work, but Dierker turned it down. “The pre-game and postgame shows, for me, is like getting sent to the minor leagues,” Dierker told SportsRadio 610 recently. “I know what Jim Deshaies was making and don’t let that hang you up because money is not an issue. I just want to get back into the booth.” Dierker said he ended his contractual relationship with the Astros after April 15 because of his disappointment about not being selected for a broadcast job and concerns about the team’s direction. After he met with Crane last month, he said that while he did not have a contract for the 2013 season, he is willing to make limited appearances on a voluntary basis as his schedule allows and will revisit his

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Earl Thomas announced that he wants to be known as Earl Thomas III to honor his late grandfather and father with the same name. Starting this fall his jersey will read “Thomas III.” And while on the subject of the Thomas family, Earl’s younger brother Seth, who played his college football career as a cornerback at my alma mater McNeese State, signed a free-agent contract with the Washington Redskins last weekend. While playing golf with Craig Couvillion last weekend, I watched him make an Eagle-2 on the Par 4 No. 2 hole from 150 yards out with an eight-iron at Sunset Grove along with Jim Rodda, Kenny Ruane and Bob Hoepner. Then on No. 15, Craig, who has always been an animal lover, tried to free a frog that somehow wedged himself in the cup at the bottom of the hole, but couldn’t remove the plastic flag-holder. I found a pair of pliers in my cart and the fortunate frog was free to croak again. The local high school playoff picture for girls’ softball has the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Lady Bears winning their bi-district series with Dayton and will meet the winner between Georgetown East View and Huntsville played last night, while the Orange-

field’s Lady Bobcats downed Liberty in the bi-districts and will face Houston-Furr at 7 p.m. today at Baytown Lee High School in the area round. The Bridge City Lady Cardinals play Sweeny Friday at 6 and 8 p.m. in Baytown Lee and Saturday at 2 p.m. if necessary. The LCM Bears boys nabbed the fourth and final playoff berth with a 10-0 win over Vidor Saturday in District 20-4A and will take on always-tough Barbers Hill in a best-of-three bi-district series beginning Friday at Mont Belvieu and resuming at LCM Saturday for Game 2 and Game 3 if necessary. The Orangefield Bobcats earned the third-place playoff slot in District 21-3 and will take on the Tarkington Longhorns in the bi-district playoffs this week while the Bridge City Cardinals will face Shepherd in Jasper Friday in the bidistrict playoffs this week. JUST BETWEEN US…Sunday’s edition of the Houston Chronicle graded last weekend’s NFL draft and gave their own Houston Texans a B-plus, the Dallas Cowboys a C and the New Orleans Saints a B. The Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers all rated A’s while the Buffalo Bills received the lowest grade with a D. The newspaper rated the Bengals as having the best draft while the 49ers added a few starters to a team that made the Super Bowl last season.


weapon in Texas saltwater. By adding a spinning rod to your arsenal of baitcasters you can cover just about any type of fishing situation that comes up along the gulf coast. When I first started guiding one of the most valuable pieces of information I got came from Dickie Colburn, he said “son, a man can make good living with a quality spinning rod”. Dickie should know because he has been doing just that for many years on both freshwater lakes and coastal bays. By using a light line presentation on a 6 foot spinning rod Dickie has caught more flounder than you can ever imagine. “The spinning rod is perfectly suited to throw the tiny road runner jigs and gitzits that flounder just absolutely love,” said Colburn, “You just can’t fish those little baits on a regular baitcaster”. Another area where the spinning rod shines is when the situation calls for delicate or subtle presentations, throwing weightless soft plastics over grass or when you are sight fishing. The ease at which an angler can cast

these offerings with pinpoint accuracy and minimal splash results in more fish caught and less fish spooked. I cannot tell you how many times this summer I switched from a baitcaster to a spinning rod just for the ability to throw a subtle bait at a finicky redfish, it worked like a charm. Wade fishermen can also benefit from using a spinning rod, I know several anglers who carry both a baitcaster and a spinning rod while wading. The baitcaster is used for casting down wind and for throwing big topwaters while the spinning rod is used for throwing into the wind and casting more subtle offerings. The spinning reels are excellent choices for throwing corkies also, the low gear ratio helps you slow down your retrieve and that generally translates into more fish. I hope that after reading this article you might look at fishing with a spinning rod a little differently, it is a great tool that can really help you catch more fish if you just give it a chance.

Texas anglers are encouraged to “think outside the baitcaster” FOR THE RECORD

“Howdy Tex” was a common greeting from other anglers as Bink Grimes and I strode down the sidewalk towards our waiting boat. “I wonder how they know we’re from Texas” I thought to myself, then I looked down at my rods and it hit me as gazed at the fist full of baitcasters. We were in Florida and baitcasters are a dead giveaway that you are from the Lone Star State, down in the Sunshine State spinning tackle rules the angling world. Now before you go get in a fired up huff and quit reading this article because you think it’s another one of those “Florida is superior to Texas” propaganda speeches take a minute to realize what the real story is about. For whatever reason most die-hard Texas trout fanatics refuse to throw a spinning rod for any one of a myriad of reasons. Most testosterone junkies discount the gear as being for novices or beginners; nothing could be farther from the truth. Now I am not saying that the spinning rod is better than a baitcaster, let’s get that straight. I am saying however that the spinning rod is an overlooked and under utilized

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St. Paul UMC selling bricks for Prayer Garden St. Paul United Methodist Church is continuing plans for its Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Prayer Garden by paving the garden with a brick walkway. The church is selling bricks that will be engraved with a personal note of the buyer’s choice. These bricks would provide a special way honor family and friends with a history at St. Paul’s. Each brick costs $30. Order forms are located in the St. Paul UMC reception area or can be found on For more information, call the St. Paul office at 409-735-5546.   

1155 W. Roundbunch Rd., Bridge City 409- 735-5546 Pastor Brad Morgan Sun. Mornings: Worship Experience - 8:15 a.m.; Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.; Worship - 10:45 a.m. (Nursery provided at all services) For Mid & Sr. High Youth Sun. Afternoon: 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sun. Evening : Taizé Service - 7 p.m. For Children Ages 4–10 on Wednesday evening – 6 to 7 p.m. – JAM (Jesus & Me) Club

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The First United Methodist of Orange children’s choir, 1st Methodist Kids will present their spring musical, “Sermon on the Mound” on at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 in the Praise Center. The youth will serve supper at 6 p.m. Supper will consist of hot dogs, apple pie, and all the trimmings. The church is located at 502 North Sixth Street in Orange. For more information, please call the church at 409-886-7466


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Orange First Church of the Nazarene 3810 MLK Drive, Orange Lead Pastor: Ray McDowell Music Pastor: Bruce McGraw Youth Pastor: Michael Pigg Children’s Pastor: Rebekah Spell Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Celebration Service 10:45 a.m. Prayer Service: 6 p.m. Wednesday Service: 7 p.m. Everyone Welcome!

First Baptist Church of Bridge City 200 W. Roundbunch, BC Office: 409-735-3581 Fax: 409-735-8882 Rev. Bob Boone, Pastor Sunday Schedule: Traditional Worship - 8:15 a.m.; Bible Study at 9:30 a.m.; Celebration Service - 10:45 a.m.; CSI, Youth Bible Study, Discipleship Classes - 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Schedule: Prayer Meeting - 6:30 p.m., Youth Worship “Living Stone”

First Christian Church of Orangefield 4234 FM 408 (between BC & Orangefield) 409-735-4234 Minister Jim Hardwick Sunday School: 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship: 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer & Bible Study 7 p.m. Nursery provided For a ride, call 735-4234

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6 temporary positions; approx 6 ½ months; job to begin 7/1/13 through 1/15/14; Duties: to operate tractors in the sugar cane fields in preparation for the planting of the new sugar cane crop. To assist with the planting of sugar cane and the harvesting of the sugar cane crop for the manufacturing process. $9.50 per hour; 40 hrs a week, OT may vary but not guaranteed; 3 months experience in job offered required. All work tools provided. Housing and transportation provided to workers who can not reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of the work day; Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract, or earlier, if appropriate; ¾ hours guaranteed in a work day during contract. Employment offered by Alma Plantation, L.L.C. located in Lakeland, LA Qualified applicants may call employer for interview at (225) 627-6666. Applicants may apply for this position at their nearest SWA office located at their nearest SWA office located at 304 Pearl St., Beaumont, TX 77701.

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BRIDGE CITY 2/1, nice and clean, all elec., stove & refrig., mini blinds, CA/H, garbage paid, No Pets, $425 monthly + dep., (409) 553-1479 or 735-5230. LARGE 3/2 M.H. IN BC, in Shady Estates, Hazel St.. #310 ,CA/H, laundry room w/ W&D ookups, all appliances inc.. dish washer, excellent cond., $750 monthly (includes water and garbage) + (1st. & last), References Req., (409) 474-2855. 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH, in BC, $380 monthly, no pets, (409) 498-1573. HOME SALES 3/2/2 BRICK IN BCISD, CA/ H, on 3/4 acre lot, (409) 7357680. 4/1 W/ COVERED CARPORT, #12 circle G in Orange, Lg. family, dining and den,


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Community Bulletin Board American Legion to host lunch fundraiser American Legion Post 49, located at 108 Green Ave. in Orange, will hold a plate lunch fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 2. Cost is $8 and the meal will consist of brisket, link, potato salad, beans, bread and a dessert. Walk-in’s are welcome and delivery is available. Call 409-886-1241 after noon on Wednesday, May 1 and before 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 2 for orders and deliveries.

OC AgriLife activities for May and June The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Orange County is holding a series of classes in May and June. Here is a breakdown of the dates and titles: May: Classes in May will be called Keeping Your Plants Healthy! There will be seven CEU’s offered, including hours in Integrated Pest Management, for attending all classes. The classes will be held on Tuesdays: May 7, May 14, May 21 and May 28. The topics that will be covered will include: Weeds, Beneficial Insects and Insect Pests, Other Health Challenges in the Environment, Fungal Diseases on Plants, and Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Uses. All of the classes will be held at 6 p.m. at the Mauriceville Community Center with a cost of $30 per person. Please call the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office if you are interested so we can plan for the class materials at 409-882-7010.

BC Strutters to host Spring Revue May 4 The Bridge City Strutters will have their 16th Annual Spring Revue at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Lutcher Theater in Orange. The National Champion Award Winning Strutters, Bridge City High School Cardinal Singers and Soloists, and Bridge City High School Jazz Band will perform. Special guests include Lamar University Percussion Ensemble and soloist Kirk Ellender. Tickets for reserved seating for $8 may be purchased in advance DRIVERS DRIVERS: OWNER OPERATORS ONLY. Steady Work, Great Pay & Hometime. Fuel/Parts/Tire Discounts. 24yoa w/2yrs CDL-A exp,. 888-984-6803. EMPLOYMENT LOCAL PLUMBING COMPANY wants to hire an experienced service plumber. License not mandatory Must pass drug screen & ISTC. Valid drivers License required. Potential for promotion. 3132870. FULL TIME POSITION available at Reliable Cleaners. Must be honest, dependable, energetic. Daytime hours, must be willing to take drug screen & background check. Apply only from 9 a.m. to noon at Green Ave location in Orange (1311 Green Ave). No phone calls, please. THE RAPE AND CRISIS CENTER is in need of Volunteer Advocates to offer intervention on our 24 hour hotline, and in direct services to sexual assault survivors. Training is provided and certified through the office of the Attorney General. If you are interested please call the Crisis Center ar (409) 8326530 to set up an interview. Thank You, Make A difference, become a volunteer! APPLIANCES USED APPLIANCES, starting at $99.95 & up, Harry’s Appliances, 302 10th. St. (10th. & main), Orange, We buy used appliances, 8864111. KENMORE DOUBLE DOOR refrigerator, water and ice in door, ice maker needs some TLC, $75 OBO, (409) 47452090. FURNITURE LARGE COUCH, made by Townsend, good cond., brownish grey, $50, (409) 594-8112. MISCELLANEOUS JUGG’S PITCHING MACHINE, like new, auto feeder, throws 30 90 MPH, fast & curve balls etc., paid $2,500, used vey little, will sell for $1,000 for all, perfect cond., great buy! (409) 474-2855.ß SCALLOPED CONCRETE BORDER sections, 21 colored 12x5x2, 1 corner, 6 24x5x2, 6 12x5x2 regular concrete color, all for 25, (409) 960-2384. HOUSEKEEPING RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL housekeeping. Excellent references. Call 409-734-8096

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from Cathy Riley at Bridge City High School or any Strutter. Tickets at the door are $10. Please contact Amy at 719-6186 for more information.

Thrift & Gift Shop sidewalk sale set for May 4 The Thrift & Gift shop will host a sidewalk sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 in the old Roselawn Elementary School building, located at 350 37th Street in Orange. A vast assortment of household and vintage items, new quilts, clothing and vintage jewelry will be onl sale. Those wish to take a chance on winning large quilt on display may purchase tickets for $1. The “Bargain Room” will also be filled with lots of items. There will be an art show by the students of artist Tom Windham.  

David Self Ford to host Drive 4UR School

Ford Motor Company and David Self Ford will be hosting Drive 4UR School from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at David Self Ford, located at 1601 Green Ave. in Orange. This a fundraiser for West Orange-Stark, Little Cypress-Mauriceville, Vidor High School, Community Christian, Deweyville, Bridge City and Orangefield. The community is invited to come out and take a test drive. Each test drive will earn $20 for the school of their choice. For more information, please call 409-886-3581.

The general membership of the Orange Historical society will have their quarterly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the Danny Gray Room, located in the Orange Police Building on 8th Street. The program will be given by Jerry Priddy and Ed Henry. They will present a glimpse of downtown Orange in the 1940s and 1950s, along with a number of intresting anecdotes. The public is invited to attend. The Board of Directors will be meet at 5:30 p.m.

Lutcher Theater Guild to install officers Lutcher Theater Service Guild members come join us for the 2013 installation of officers dinner, 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at the Sunset Grove Country Club. A buffet dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP by Wednesday, May 1, at 886-5535.

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Lions Clubs Golf Scramble to be held May 4 The 19th Annual Lions Clubs Charity Golf Scramble benefiting the Lions Eye Bank of Texas hosted by District 2-S1 Lions will be held May 4 at Sunset Groves Country Club in Orange. The 4 man scramble will start at 8 a.m. Entry fees include all green fees and carts. Team and hole sponsor is $400, Team Sponsor $350 Hole Sponsor $100 and Cart sponsor $30. There is a Hole–in-One prize on the par 3 14th hole sponsored by Granger Chevrolet and hole-in-one prize on all other par 3 holes. Also a $100 first place gift certificate, gift bags and door prize raffles. There will be complimentary food, beer, soft drinks and water. For more information please call Lions members Stump Weatherford (409) 313-0827 or Randle Morris (409) 745-3788.

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FRI. & SAT., 656 ROSEBUD, ORG. 7am-6 pm Friday, 7am-Noon Saturday. Estate Sale.

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SAT., 2005 THOUSAND OAKS DR., Org. 8am-2pm. Six family garage sale, furniture, tiara baskets, TVs, glassware. Something for everyone.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of JOSEPH ANDREWS SALTZMAN, Deceased, were issued on April 16, 2013, in Cause No. P16340, pending in the County Court at Law of ORANGE County, Texas, to: RHONDA LYNN DUHON. All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law. RHONDA LYNN DUHON c/o: JOE D. ALFORD Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, Texas 77630 DATED the 16th day of April, 2013

Joe D. Alford


Attorney for RHONDA LYNN DUHON State Bar No. 01012500 Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, TX 77630 Telephone 409-8832-9014 Fax 409-882-0564

SAT., 2671 GAYLYNN DR., ORG (BC side of Orange). 7am until it’s gone! Baby gear, baby clothes, high back

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of SUE ANN BRODNAX, Deceased, were issued on April 16, 2013, in Cause No. P16326, pending in the County Court at Law of ORANGE County, Texas, to: CHRISTY LEE BRODNAX MALAGARIE. All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law. CHRISTY LEE BRODNAX MALAGARIE c/o: JOE D. ALFORD Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, Texas 77630 DATED the 16th day of April, 2013

Joe D. Alford


Attorney for CHRISTY LEE BRODNAX MALAGARIE State Bar No. 01012500 Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, TX 77630 Telephone 409-8832-9014 Fax 409-882-0564

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of LAVINA FAYE SALTZMAN, Deceased, were issued on April 16, 2013, in Cause No. P16343, pending in the County Court at Law of ORANGE County, Texas, to: RHONDA LYNN DUHON. All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of MARTIN BRODNAX, Deceased, were issued on April 16, 2013, in Cause No. P16341, pending in the County Court at Law of ORANGE County, Texas, to: CHRISTY LEE BRODNAX MALAGARIE. All persons having claims against this Estate which is currently being administered are required to present them to the undersigned within the time and in the manner prescribed by law.

RHONDA LYNN DUHON c/o: JOE D. ALFORD Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, Texas 77630

CHRISTY LEE BRODNAX MALAGARIE c/o: JOE D. ALFORD Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, Texas 77630

Attorney for RHONDA LYNN DUHON State Bar No. 01012500 Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, TX 77630 Telephone 409-8832-9014 Fax 409-882-0564

Attorney for CHRISTY LEE BRODNAX MALAGARIE State Bar No. 01012500 Attorney at Law 105 S. Market Street Orange, TX 77630 Telephone 409-8832-9014 Fax 409-882-0564

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ToDATED be published in DATED the 16th day the 16th day of April, 2013 of April, 2013 The Record Newspapers Joe D. Alford Joe D. Alford JOE04/28/2010 D. ALFORD JOE D. ALFORD

******PLEASE FAX ANY CORRECTIONS BY THE STATE OF TEXAS 5 P.M. TODAY TO: William Fowler to 735-7346 Respondent, NOTICE: Thanks, YOU HAVE BEEN SUED. You may employ an attorney. If you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk Debbie who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on the Monday next CIVIL CITATION - CCVPUBWD

following the expiration of forty-two days from the date of issuance of this citation and petition, a default judgement may be taken against you. You are hereby commanded to appear by filing a written answer to the Plaintiff's Petition at or before 10 a.m. on the Monday next after the expiration of forty-two days after the date of issuance of this citation the same being APRIL 8, 2013.

SAT., 9682 OLD HWY 87, ORG. 8am until. Moving sale, baby itmes, household furniture, tools, clothes, golf items, etc. SAT., 2526 THUNDER BIRD, ORG., in Northmont, behind the IH-10 Ceveron station, 8 till 4. baby clothes, furniture, decor, women’s & men’s clothes, nursing scrubss, computer desk, grandfather clock, Motorola lapdock, Much More! SAT. & SUN., 4201 WHITE OAK, ORG., off Allie payne Rd., Sat. 8 till 4, Sun. noon till 5. Furniture, chest, tables, dining set, kitchen and household items, vintage glass, toys and baby items, Junior to X-Lg clothes, pasture fencing, new nd used bathroom fixtures, More!

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Said ANSWER may be filed at the District Clerk's Office at the Orange County Courthouse, 801 W. Division Ave., or by mailing it to 801 W. Division Ave., Orange, Texas 77630. Said PLAINTIFF'S ORIGINAL PETITION AND REQUEST FOR DISCLOSURE was filed and docketed in the Honorable 163rd District Court of Orange County, Texas at the District Clerk's Office at the Orange County Courthouse, 801 W. Division Ave., Orange, Texas on OCTOBER 30, 2012 in the following styled and numbered cause:

PETS FOUND SMALL M SNAUSER, gy and white, no collar, well groomed, if yours caall and discribe @ (697) 7180501.


GREAT PYRENEES PUPPY for sale, beautiful, 8 M old, female, $125, (409) 4992128.

Johnny Roberst VS. Roderick Daniels et al The name and address of the attorney for Plaintiff otherwise the address of Plaintiff is:

LOST! GREY STRIPED CAT w/ orange belly, affectionate, large male, help him find his way home in BC, near Fernwood and Rosehurst, (409) 735-3590.

Orange Historical Society to meet May 7

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JONATHAN C JUHAN 985 I-10 N STE 100 BEAUMONT, TEXAS 77706 ISSUED AND GIVEN under my hand and seal of said Court at Orange, Texas, April 4, 2013. VICKIE EDGERLY, District Clerk Orange County, Texas By: Charlean Deputy


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