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The Record staff garners media awards Debby Schamber For The Record

Media professionals from Southeast Texas and throughout a nine county region gathered Friday night at the Lamar University Library to award those who have showed excellence in their fields during 2012. The banquet and competition raises funds for scholarships for communications student at Lamar University. Record Newspapers, Mark Dunn swept the category of New Page Design/Layout and won first, second and third place. He also took home a first place for overall excellence page design/layout. The Record Newspapers were awarded third place for overall excellence. Penny Leleux won a second place award for Fine Arts Reviews/Critiques when she wrote “Momma God,” a tale of lost love found. Her award winning story written in October 2012 read, “Sometimes mental illness manifests in the form of religious fervor. Such is the case in “Momma God” written by Glenda Dickey and Bob Parr. A fictionalized memoir, the

‘Born on the Bayou’ July 4th Fireworks Penny LeLeux For The Record Darrell Segura with the Bridge City Historical Society is excited about the upcoming 2nd annual Fourth of July celebration on Cow Bayou. The celebration will be held at the foot of the historic swing bridge at the former location of Joe Bailey’s Fish Camp. “We will have a live band starting at 5 p.m., Three Legged Dawg,” said Segura. The band will play till dark, when the fireworks JULY 4 FIREWORKS Page 3A

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names have been changed, but the story is true. It’s a tale of a lifelong love began as teens, torn apart by a zealot mother and reunited more than 50 years later.” Winning first place under the General Column category, was Debby Schamber. She wrote the column in December after listening to the news one morning and heard a woman sobbing about the loss of her 6-year-old daughter following the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. In her column, Schamber recounts the struggles she too had at the loss of a child and the journey which lies ahead for the parents of the children lost in the shooting. Schamber also took home third place award for a column she wrote in October 2012, “Domestic Violence: a life changing experience.” She told of the abuse she suffered from an ex-husband and wrote, “ Personally, I am urging abused women to do something for themselves and their children, because more than likely the violence will not just stop. It starts with maybe a push or a shove and then maybe a slap. He will say he is sorry and promise it will not happen again. But, I can assure you it does — over and over again.” In the Feature Story category, Schamber received a third place win for “Heart of a Champion.” It is the story of a champion quarter horse owned by Shirley Marshall and two friends who despite the hardships won several races and always gave 100 percent effort. The blood line of the quarter horse with a champion heart lives on in a brood mare which was once a foal of Sweet Toro. Village Sweetie still produces strong colts and fillies for generations to come where others may also come to feel the thunder of a race horse. The Newsmaker of the Year Award has been given annually since 1991 and this year it was given to the Kountze varsity cheerleaders. Several cheerleaders and sponsors were present to accept the honor on behalf of their colleagues even though it was the night of Kountze High School graduation. The cheerleaders were honored for their defense of faithbased run through banners and other signs they displayed at football games despite protest from some that the banners were inappropriate. Their struggle became news across THE RECORD Page 3A

Week of Wednesday, June 12, 2013

New BC fire engine prepped for service

The Bridge City fire department recently acquired two new vehicles from the factory in Appleton, Wisconsin, which were driven here by contractors. One is a 2013 Pierce Velocity fire engine. It was taken to the bayou Monday where they worked to ensure with the consistent, endless supply of water the fire truck could pump 2000 gallons of water per minute. Once the vehicle is certified which is expected to occur within a week, it will be put into service. The new fire truck replaces a 1989 model. Also added to the Bridge City Fire Department’s vehicles is a 2013 tanker. It too will have to be certified before it can be put into service. According to James Fissette, Chief of the Bridge City Fire Department, the tanker is necessary when battling fires RECORD PHOTO: Mark Dunn where there is not a fire hydrant nearby. The tanker holds 2,200 gallons of water.

A son’s hero and a daughter’s first love Debby Schamber For The Record

Tom Ray Jr. is to some a model father, but most importantly he is a “dad” to his children. “I love my kids and do all I can for them,” Ray said. The relationship between Ray and his children is like a 1950s family sitcom. Ray’s home life can be compared to “Father Knows Best” where the family loves and supports each other. Like the TV show, each child has a special relationship with their father and know at the end of the day, he will always be there for them —no matter what. “I truly have that with my kids,” Ray said. Ray’s job at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office as an investigator is demanding and stressful. He has worked dangerous cases involving people and circumstances, but when he goes home he puts it all behind him as he walks through the door. He is in a relaxed state because he is right where he wants to be. He flips an imaginary switch from tough investigator to husband and father. ‘I’ve always been able to separate home and my job,” Ray

Tom Ray, his daughter Blair and wife Mariah at his son, Justin’s, graduation from high school in 2012.

said. Ray said he was never the type of parent who hung out at bars. Instead he worked and at the end of the day, went home to his children. Vacations and time off was spent at Disney World or the beach. For Ray, being a father meant providing for his family. He also strived to be his son’s “first hero” and his daughter’s “first love.” A son has to learn how to love and treat his wife and a father teaches his daughter in what to look for in a husband,

Ray said. Ray first became a father when he married his first wife, Nichole. She had a threemonth-old son. Ray raised the boy like he was his own son. But, he suffered from medical issues and died in 1998 at the age of 7 years old. The couple had two more children, Justin and Blair. The couple later divorced, but shared custody of the children. Even after the divorce, Ray made it a point to be a big part of their lives. Tom later remarried to

Mariah, who had a son named Alex. Justin would grow into a young man and graduate from Port Neches-Groves High School in 2012. Blair was right behind him in high school. Like many teens, Blair’s future was bright and limitless. Not only did she achieve, but excelled at everything set forth in her path. She was a junior at Port Neches-Groves High School where she enjoyed socializing with her friends, She also worked parttime at Market Basket as a cashier. In her spare time, she loved riding horses and spending time with her family. Blair was a poet and her poems were “deep” and filled with emotion. Her insight through the poetry revealed a much wiser and remarkable young woman beyond her years. Her creative spirit also lead her into the world of photography. She was able to find the beauty in the simplest of things. Ray recalls a trip to Shangri La where she contorted her body in order to get a particular shot of the corner of a bench. He laughs when he A FATHER’S STORY Page 3A

‘Cops and Kids’ picnic scheduled for Friday Penny Leleux

For The Record

It is time once again for the annual Cops and Kids picnic in Orange County. The completely free even will start at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. on Friday at Claiborne West Park. Day care centers and area churches along with families are invited

to attend. Last year more than 1,300 children went to the park to join in on all the fun. This year, officials are expecting there to be more children at the park and up to 1,700 children coming to the event. This is the 19th year for the annual picnic organized by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. There will be food such as

hot dogs, chips, drinks, cotton candy, sno-cones and ice cold watermelon. There will also be a petting zoo and two super slides and a moonwalk. This year, the Big Thicket Outlaw Association will conduct a Western themed re-enactment of the sheriff and his posse trying to tame the west and the bad guys. In full peri-

od costumes, they will perform throughout the day. The show is guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face. Also in attendance will be the Southeast Texas Air Rescue and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office who will have their helicopters on display. Area fire departments will bring their fire trucks too. Ares law enforcement such

as the Texas Department Public Safety and members of the the US Coast Guard will be at the picnic to ensure children emergency personnel are their friends and only want to help. “This is a day where children and emergency personnel can bond,” said Orange County Deputy John Badeaux, organizer of the picnic.

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Cow Bayou swimmer safety hearing scheduled for Monday Penny Leleux For The Record

Commissioners discussed the possibility of passing an ordinance regulating swimming activity around the boat ramp located on Texas 87 in Precinct 3 near the swing bridge. “We’re receiving more and more reports of swimmers in the area. There’s a hazard from boaters not being able to see the swimmers,” said Doug

Manning, assistant county attorney. Swimmers getting in the way of people trying to load and unload their boats are causing unsafe conditions. John Gothia, a local boater and avid fisherman said sometimes, when he gets swimmers to move, they go right back, before he can even get to his truck. Manning said he located an ordinance he had drafted some time ago, but had never

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been enacted. Local game warden, Philip LeDoux said since there is no ordinance, they have no power to make the swimmers leave. He said boaters cannot see swimmers in the water and someone is going to get hurt. With an ordinance, they can issue tickets and do something to fix the problem. Sheriff’s Deputies and Bridge City Police Department would also have authority with an ordinance in place. “They have no place else to swim,” said LeDoux. “It’s the main portion that has public access. Most of Cow Bayou is private access. There is no regard for their safety and the safety of others at the boat ramp. If you’re just a head in the water, the boater may not see you and if you’re playing and horsing around you may not see this big trailer headed towards you.” LeDoux said there is no other easy access for swimmers to get in and out of Cow Bayou. He has also been getting lots of reports of shouting matches between boaters and swimmers. It is also popular to jump off an old bridge near there. LeDoux said they can’t do anything about them jumping off the bridge either because it is not posted property and the gate is open. He said the bridge is dangerous because some of the wood is missing and it would be easy to fall through. It was also mentioned if swimmers saw some of the stuff that has

been removed from under the bridge, including vehicles, they would realize how dangerous it is to jump off in that location. Gothia acknowledged the popularity of jumping off the bridge by kids for years. “I was one of those kids,” he said. Gothia does not want to be responsible for someone getting hurt, because they wouldn’t stay out of the way while try to launch or trailer his boat. “It’s the boater who will be blamed.” Gothia said it is one of the most used boat ramps in the area. Commissioners scheduled a public hearing next week at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, with Commissioners’ Court to take action at the 2 p.m. court session that same day. The proposed ordinance will cover 500 feet either side of the boat ramp which would also include the bridge.

so extremely fortunate to have a jail run the way we have with the staff we have.” He noted jails are a nightmare for commissioners and judges in some other parts of the state. “We don’t have that here. I’m so fortunate to have Capt. Harmon and Lt. Williams here,” said Merritt. He said the surprise visits is not something you can hurry up and get ready for because you know it is coming. They start working as soon as they get the report to correct any problems and keep it operating that way throughout the year. He commended his officers for the excellent job they have done, once again.

Jail passes inspection In other business, Sheriff Keith Merritt informed the court the jail passed its yearly unannounced inspection. “I’m happy to announce the jail passed with more than flying colors,” he said. State law requires these yearly inspections. Merritt said the few things noted and corrected on sight did not result in any deficiencies. “I know I say it every year and I’ll say it again this year. Travelling throughout the state and going to conventions and some conferences, we are

County offered roadway easement County Engineer Clark Slacum informed commissioners that he was approached by a landowner on Russell Road to donate to the county a 20 foot strip of land alongside

the road. The gift would give an easement for future road expansion if and when they county chooses to do so. Russell Road is a narrow roadway with 20-30 residences. The land owner is selling an 80 acre tract of land alongside the road and wishes to donate the easement for future expansion. Commissioners said they would consider accepting the donation as long as there was no expectation for the county to widen the road. It was decided an agreement would be brought before the court so they can study it, before taking any action. County to fill vacant juvenile prosecutor position The court authorized filling a vacant juvenile misdemeanor prosecutor position in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. The position became vacant when Kim Hobbs went to work for Jefferson County. Homestead exemption to stay the same Commissioners voted to keep the current homestead exemption the same. Homeowners receive a 20 percent discount on their property taxes with the homestead exemption. Disabled homeowners and those over 65 get the 20 percent or $25,000 off, whichever is greater.

Summer camps for Shangri La Gardens, Stark Museum of Art available Eco-Rangers summer camps, hosted by Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center along with Stark Museum of Art, have new application deadlines. Completed applications will now be due by 4 p.m. Friday, June 14. Shangri La is located at 2111 W. Park Avenue, Orange, Texas. For more information, call 409.670.0804 or email Registration for Art Quest at Stark Museum of Art is extended until 4 p.m. Friday, June 14. These summer camps are sponsored by the Stark Museum of Art for students entering grades one through 12. For a full list of classes, information on fees, and application forms, go to under the Education, Art Quest tab.

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Wingate World War II Vets honored at family reunion Penny Leleux For The Record

The Wingate Family Reunion was held Saturday at the LaQuinta Inn in Bridge City. According to Patsy Wingate, the family has been holding an annual reunion for over 90 years. “We’ve been having them for a very long time,” she said. As a special honor, the Veterans of Foreign War presented plaques to Nick, Florence and Roy Wingate, all World War II veterans. “The VFW does a lot of stuff for veterans and made up the plaques for the three surviving vets they had, who happen to be in this one family, which was really, really nice of them,” said Patsy, Florence’s daughter. “It was a lovely ceremony. A member of the family got up and talked about the veterans’ service, actually what they did in the war and that sort of thing. The recipients actually said some things too.” “They didn’t give Roy enough time,” said Florence. “He went to France, Belgium and all over the place. When they invaded Normandy, he

A father’s story talks about how she did this, as if still in awe of her and how she could take something so ordinary and make it incredibly special. “She had a gift,” Ray said. “She was really awesome.” However, a tragic event would change all their lives forever. Her family’s nightmare began on April 11. 2013 when Blair who was driving a 2006 Ford Mustang was traveling south on FM 1078 near Bancroft Road. The Mustang crossed the center line and struck a 2011 Mercedes traveling north on the same road-

Nick, another Navy vet, said he really appreciated the attendance Saturday. “When this many people show up to support you, that’s important. You can’t really do any better.” Nick said family came from as far away as Colorado Springs, Colo. Roy said he was born and

Debby Schamber For The Record

The Bridge City High School Athletic Department will be hosting a football camp from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the high school. It is open for all students entering high school up through college. The cost is $50 per student. Registrations are still being taken up until 3 p.m. Friday. Those attending need to bring shorts, cleats and a sports drink. During the skills camp, which is geared towards offensive lineman, they will work on their footwork and run/ pass blocking. For more information or to register call 409-735-1641. The Bridge City coaches will be assisting during the skills camp, Tony Marciano, who is a well respected coach who coached eight years in the National Football League and more than 15 years on the college level.

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the state and even parts of the nation throughout the year as the cheerleaders and their supporters stood firm in their belief that they had the right to speak freely of their faith in this venue.

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way. The 54-year-old woman in the Mercedes was transported in stable condition to a local hospital where she was treated and later released. Blair died at the scene. Now, he says there is a void in his life left by Tyler and Blair. Ray silently picks up the pieces of what is left of his life and remains strong for his family. The raw emotions of losing a child is like none other especially on trigger days such as holidays or anniversaries. Fortunately, Ray has a strong support system of family and friends.

During the tough times, Blair’s motto in life was, “Never, never give up.” The family used it in their daily life. When Tyler was very ill, Blair would tell him her motto. “He fought until the very end,” Ray said. Now in times of despair, as Ray struggles to move forward in his life, he says he can hear Blair whispering in his ear,”Never, never give up!” Ray said he also prays everyday for the strength to keep moving forward without forgetting of what is important in his life and to keep searching

During his career, Marciano has coached at various colleges and in the National Football League. A graduate of Indiana University in Pennsylvania, Marciano began his coaching career in 1978 at his alma mater coaching tight ends. The very next year he made his way to Texas and coached at of Texas Christian University. It only took one year for him to move from a graduate assistant position into the full time Head Strength and Conditioning Director/Offensive Line Coach for the Horned Frogs. In 1981, Marciano made a short move in Dallas to Southern Methodist University becoming the Tight Ends/Special Teams Coach for the Mustangs from 1982-1986. While at SMU, the Mustangs won the Southwest Conference in 1981, 1982 and again in 1984. Marciano took his first offensive coordinator position in 1987 at Brown University. He stayed for two years before going to the University of Richmond as the the Special Teams Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach for the 1989 Season. He later became the Offensive Coordinator/Special Teams Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach. In 1991 and 1992 Marciano was named Assistant Head Coach of Kent State University, as well as the offensive line coach. In 1994, Marciano made his first appearance in the Canadian Football League where he would head up the offensive line unit for the Toronto Argonauts. After one short year, and a playoff appearance, Marciano would take an opportunity within the CFL

jumping over to the Calgary Stampeders to become the Offensive Line Coach and eventually the Offensive Coordinator in 1997. After going 10-8 in 1997 as the Offensive Coordinator of the Stampeders, Marciano made his jump to the NFL as Tight Ends Coach for the Indianapolis Colts. From 19982001, Marciano called Indianapolis home and was part of the biggest turnaround for a franchise in NFL history. This would lead Marciano to his next position with the Houston Texans in 2002. He was part of the Houston Texans inaugural game played and victory over the Dallas Cowboys in 2002. For the 20022003 seasons, he headed up the offensive line, before returning back to the tight ends in 2004. Marciano became the director of football operations from 2007-10 at Florida’s All-Star Sports Training which develops athletes through scientifically advanced training methods. He was also part of Football University which conducts national invitational football camps and the annual US Army All American Bowl. In the spring of 2012, Marciano was named Assistant Head Coach at the University of the Incarnate Word, in San Antonio, to continue with his responsibilities on the offensive side of the football. Athletics and football run in the Marciano family. Marciano’s brother, Joe, is in his 26th season as an NFL coach and is currently the Special Team’s Coordinator for the Houston Texans.

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display will begin. Before the fireworks, 11 year old, Madison Juneau will sing the National Anthem. “They are calling her the next Kree Harrison,” said Segura. Food will be available for sale. The Bridge City Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be selling hot links. Memberships to the Historical Society will be available for $20. Segura wants to remind people to bring their lawn chairs or they can watch the festivities from the water. “Some people came by boat last year.” The concert and fireworks are a free, family friendly event. No alcohol will be allowed.

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raised his family in Orange. He came back to Orange after being discharged from the Army. He said he met people in Paris during the war and became very good friends. He just recently lost contact with them. “The treated me very, very fine. I always remembered that.”

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Tony Maricano, a longtime respected coach, will be at Bridge City High School on Friday conducting a football skills camp.

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Nick, Florence and Roy Wingate are three World War II surviviors in the same family. They wer honored by the VFW Saturday at their yearly family reunion.

was on Omaha Beach.” Florence continued, “I knew Roy before I knew any of the other Wingates.” Florence Grandt Wingate, widow of Lance Wingate, was a Navy Wave during the war. Lance was also in the Navy on the U.S.S. Bunker Hill according to Patsy.



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yet. Services were held June 12. *****Father Jim McClintock, pastor at St. Henry Catholic Church, celebrates 20 years in the priesthood. He was ordained at St. Anthony, in Beaumont. A reception was held June 11 at St. Henry’s Activities Building. *****Services were held June 4 for James A. “Jim” Stelly, 79, at Claybar Funeral Home. Officiating was the Rev. Larry David, Deacon. Stelly had a long history of community service in Orange County. *****Thomas “Tommy” Broussard, 89, died June 9. A resident of Orangefield, he was an oilfield pumper for Cormier Well Service most of his life.

SUNDAY WE HONOR OUR FATHERS Even though my own father has long departed, crossed over to a place that awaits us all, I still hold some fond memories made a longtime ago. That said, I have found myself blessed through the years to have known and been befriended by salt of the earth men who either took me under their wing or looked out for my best interest, some older, some my age and others younger. Most are dads to their own children yet we have a brotherhood that bonds us. We know it without saying. It’s father-like, looking out for our flock. The special men we consider as having our back, who you know will always be there. You don’t wonder where they stand, you know. I’ve shared many throughout the years. On this Father’s Day, I’ll give thanks for being so blessed as to have a handful of special guys to ride down this journey with. They know who they are and they know where I stand when it’s time to saddle up. It goes without saying that’s my thanks this Father’s Day. I hope your life is so blessed, not only as a dad but also sharing those special father-like friendships. *****I’d best be going. I have a long way to go. I see Miss Pearl has sent in her Father’s Day poem. I look forward to reading it. Judge Janice remembered her dad in a special way. How thoughtful. Come along, I promise it won’t do you no harm. REMEMBERING MISS MATTIE Over the years we quoted Mattie Dellinger in this column. Miss Mattie wrote a weekly column for the Shelby County Light and Champion that was very similar to this Creaux’s Nest column. Mattie wrote her May 24 column that ran in “The Light” and four days later, on May 28, Mattie passed away peacefully at her home at age 101. For many years, she constantly provided the people of Shelby County with an abundance of unique stories of the past and her own personal observations. Not everyone agreed with her but she always had the facts to back up her opinions. Mattie’s voice, in Shelby County, spanned several decades. Many say her writings impacted not only East Texas and the state but also nationwide. She was a 98 pound lady, opinionated and smart, who over a lifetime built up quite an archive of newspaper articles, special reports and personal letters. Her entire life was spent in communication. She worked for years for the Houston Chronicle, Houston Post, Beaumont Enterprise, Shreveport Time and the Associated Press. She worked in radio several years and covered news and anchored for two television stations. Mattie’s “Party Line” radio show came on at 4 p.m., a must tune in to every day. Through the years Mattie received many special awards besides those for her writings but most important to her were her friendships. Mattie had the opportunity to meet and befriend many notable figures, Willie Nelson was one who when close by would stop by to visit her. In fact, Willie was an honorary pall bearer at her June 1, funeral. It’s said that Mattie made knowables out of local folks by publicizing them so much that everyone in Center knew them when they went downtown. Mattie and her “Party Line” column is already missed in East Texas. Mattie Imelda McLendon Dellinger, 19112013 was born in Center, Texas on Oct. 1. She is survived by one daughter, grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren. Special thanks to Millard “Neighbor Cox” Cox, the boy from Joaquin, who for many years has provided me with Mattie’s columns. I was a true fan. She was one of a kind. I remember her Sunday columns many years ago in the Houston papers. May she rest in peace. TURNING BACK THE HANDS OF TIME 7 Years Ago-2006 The Bridge City Cardinal baseball team ended a 33-6 season in the UIL conference 3A state baseball tournament in the semi-final round against Texarkana Liberty.Eylan, 7-3. The Cardinals claimed the Region III championship for a second straight year. The loss to Texarkana came on the 16th birthday of sophomore catcher, Casey Jackson. Junior, Johnny Dishon, was a two-time veteran of the state championship tournament. Senior, A.J. Hecker, was trying to decide if he would play baseball for Lamar or be a place kicker for Stephen F. Austin. Cody Sparks is headed to Tulane to be a Division I defensive end. Pitcher, Broc Haymon, will join former teammates Derek Blacksher and Hunter Hayes at McNeese. Ace pitcher, Kevin Angelle, called a “Phenomenon” is weighing a pro contract with the Texas Rangers or except a full ride at Texas A&M. In his senior year he struck out 169 batters. Phillip Meeks and Jeff Stringer relieved Angelle in the Texarkana loss. Coach Bryant, in his third year at Bridge City has a 93-17 record and two trips to Round Rock state championship games. The Record website has posted 230 photos for sale. All proceeds will be donated to the Booster Club. By the way, Texarkana Liberty-Eylan was the third team out of their district. Bridge City was number one in the state all season. Texarkana never was ranked in the top 20. This Cinderella team beat Falfurrias, 2-1 to win the state championship. If B.C. and Texarkana would have played ten games, B.C. would have won nine. They were that much better at every position. You can’t beat a Cinderella team. (Editor’s note: I believe this Cardinal team and last year’s team were two of the best, all time Bridge City teams, however there have been so many great players through the years.)*****Bridge City Police Chief Steve Faircloth has overcome many difficulties but losing his wife Dorothy, age 55, on June 8, is the hardest blow

37 Years Ago-1976 Carl Parker is elected state senator over Chester Slay. *****Ed Parker elected sheriff over Sheriff Buck Patillo. *****Arthur Simpson elected county commissioner of Precinct 1. *****The H.D. Pates are touring the Big Bend country. *****John Martin elected Lion’s Club president. *****Roy, Phyllis and Karen Dunn are attending the Rotary International convention in New Orleans this week. They went a week early. Dennis Hall presented Roy with a new, hand engraved smoking pipe for the trip. *****Ralph Smith, Paul Eason and Tim Lieby went deep sea fishing last week. They caught a lot of fish, also bad sunburn and enough seasickness to last them all year. *****New Boilermaker’s Hall dedication and ribbon cutting held. Officers present were Dewey “Teddy Bear” Cox, business manager; B.E. Herford, president of Local 587; Harold Bowie, International president. *****The Bridge City and Orangefield communities to build center as Bi-centennial project. Estimated cost is $400,000. W.T. Oliver is campaign chairman; captains are Paul Cormier, Jimmy Hanson, Ralph Smith, Alvin Keown, Bernis Bobbit and Faye Linscomb. Officers of the non-profit organization are Bobby Smitherman, president; Cormier, vice-president; and Sandy Parkhurst, secretary. Roy Dunn is publicity chairman.*****Sharon Bearden has issued an in-office memo stating that none of the secretaries will be allowed to write a book about office happenings.*****To head in different directions starting this week are Betty and Joe Kazmar and Anne and Ernest McCollum.*****The Triangle Savings and Loan of Bridge City holds ground breaking. Roy Ingram is the new manager. *****Bill Clark landed a job with NBC Channel 4, in the electronic background. His friends predict he won’t be there long. He can’t stay away from radio. *****Jean and Ron Moreau attend their styling classes in Houston. The instructor was Vidal Sassoon, who is world renown. *****J.E. (June) Patillo was elected district clerk in 1912 and served six years. In 1918, he was elected tax assessor collector and served 12 years. After being in private business, in 1969 he became a deputy sheriff bailiff of the grand jury and is still serving in 1976. BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK Candice Steele, Magdalene Bryant, Jeanette Hubert, Frances Ragsdale, Jesse Walles, Pam Williams, Brook Doss, Caitlyn Villanoueva, Elizabeth Tran, Kaaren Kline, Sidney White, Ryan Kelly, Shawna Gauthier, Steven Crabtree, Desia Davis, Duane Anthony, Susan Fischer, Tamny Droddy, Selita Ernst, Carley Swenson, Sylvia Galbreath, Ben Perry, Betty Jean Lonadier, Brandon Duhon, Brandy Aldridge, Adam Dupuis, David Cardner, Charlie Burnaman, Faye Sherwood, Ryan Richard, Sherri Fruge, Tina Romero, Alex Eby, Carol Hall, Denise Vickers, Sharon Fisher, Beverly Perry, Elton Holmes, Christian Louvier, Jennifer Harrison, Leigh Ann Wilson, Ruby Bell, Alex Brent, Justin Johnson, Nathan Dean, Andrew Riedel, Belinda Welch, Marilyn Reeves, Mary Alice Hartfield, Janice Rabin, Nancy Haworth, Krystal Leonard, Shelby Turbeville, Vern Campbell, Amber King, Kyna White, Brandy Slaughter and Mary Stewart. A FEW HAPPENINGS What a few natives are up to: Dist. Judge Buddie Hahn‘s wife, Carol, just returned from an 18 day trip to Morocco. She traveled with the Oats group who arranged for 15 travelers to experience Morocco first hand. Carol spent a night in a luxurious tent in the Sahara Desert and even rode a camel. That was horrifying she says. The Judge enjoyed 18 days of batching. *****Dist. Judge Dennis Powell and Connie just returned from a short romantic get away to a Louisiana plantation bed and breakfast. They won‘t celebrate their 32nd anniversary until October but to stay in good graces the Judge treats wife Connie to special little trips. ***Meanwhile, Judge Troy Johnson and his court-coordination, Dianna Edwards, share June wedding anniversaries. Stephen and Dianna celebrated 17 years last week, June 7. Judge Johnson and Veronica will celebrate 25 years on June 18. Surely the Judge is planning something special for the big one.*****Our longtime friend Essie Bellfield, former Orange mayor and now a councilperson, says she wants to praise and thank the two women and man who helped her last Saturday at Wal-Mart. She didn‘t get their names but wants them to know how grateful she is for their concern. *****Our district clerk, Vickie Edgerly rescued a Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy that was dumped in her neighborhood, starving and literally skin and bones. With vet care and Vickie‘s love, the puppy, named Bella, has a good home. Ridgebacks are good, loyal dogs. Mark has raised many and over the years has brought them to the office while working. In fact, “Raz” still hangs out here from time to time. *****Meanwhile, our county clerk, Karen Jo Vance, is living “Skeeter” free at her Bridge City home. She called Cindy, at Pestco, and they took care of the problem. *****Our prayers go out to a few of our friends who are battling illness. The latest we heard, Cimron Campbell, is due to start treatments. ***Jerry Wimberly was back in hospital last week. *** Also, our friend Don Harmon has completed his treatments for now and is working on getting his strength back. Please put these great guys on your pray list. Penny’s daughter Janet LeLeux will be having eye surgery soon on June 26. She was driving one day and suddenly started seeing double. They put her in a special lens like the one Hillary Clinton was perscribed after her fall. Both of Janet’s eyes will be operated on. They are fundraising to come up with the $4,000 deductible that has to be paid upfront. If anybody can help out there is a Janet LeLeux Benefit account set up at any of the Firestone Credit Unions.*****The Wednesday Lunch Bunch had a great gathering at Robert‘s last week. A large bunch showed up and everyone enjoyed Donna Scales’ famous Almond Joy cake. A lot of fellowship. Judge Thibodeaux drew the lucky chair. This week the Bunch dines at Novrozsky‘s and back to Robert‘s next. *****A few folks celebrating their special day. First a belated happy birthday wish to Judge Mandy Rogers, who turned 48 Tuesday, June 11, and looks great. ***Also belated wishes to Stacy Webb Hebert, her co-workers in the County Clerks office gave

her a 40th birthday party. ***Belated happy anniversary to Rosalie and Joe Romano, celebrating 57 years.***Lyndia and T.W. Permenter celebrated their only great grandchild Rafi Latiolais’ second birthday on Monday, June 10. ***On June 12, Debby’s hubby, Curtis Hemington, turns 44. I’m sure Debby has something special planned.***Also on June 12, Jessie Walles, Pam Williams, Magdalene Bryant and Kaaren Kline celebrate.***OnJune 13, Shawna Gauthier, Tammy Droddy and Susan Fisher have their big day.***Celebrating June 14 are Carley Swenson, Brandon Duhon and Brandy Aldridge.***Also happy anniversary to Peggy and David Claybar.***June 14 is “Flag Day,” born in Philadelphia in 1989.***June 15 is the birthday of a special guy, Adam Dupuis, Ken and Nancy’s special child.***Also celebrating on June 15 are David Cardner, Sharon Fisher, Denise Vickers, Carol Hall, Sherri Fruge and Faye Sherwood.***On June 16, would have been our friend King Dunn’s birthday. We miss him. ***Celebrating June 16 is our longtime friend, cancer survivor Beverly Perry. I bet every birthday to her has special meaning. Keep on keeping on Bev. ***June 17 is a special day for one of our special people, Mary Alice Cole Hartfield, who is a year older. She get sweeter with age. ***Also celebrating is Andrew Riedel, Belinda Welch and Marilyn Reeves. ***June 18 is a special day for Brandy Slaughter. The David Self employee is involved in many community civic projects as well as being Bridge City Chamber president. ***Also celebrating on June 18 is Mary Stewart, Amber King and Nancy Haworth. Happy birthday to all. Please see complete list.*****Caleb Kellogg, who played baseball this season at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, was drafted in the 17th round by the Baltimore Orioles. He is a teammate of Matt Hicks. Area fans will remember Caleb when he played his junior year at Bridge City where he and Matt were also teammates. He earned All District and was ranked the 30th Best Player in Texas. He moved back to DeQuincy where he finished 9-1 on the mound, with a .407 batting average and was First Team All Stater in football. He had 44 receptions for 972 yards and 15 touchdowns. Talk is if Matt has another good year with the Cajuns, he will be drafted as a reliever. *****Now here’s a whopper: Only in Texas: Last week a jury, in Bexar County, acquitted a man who killed an escort for not having sex with him. The jury found he was justified since he was trying to get his $150 back. Texas law allows citizens to use deadly force to prevent theft of property. Thirtyyear-old Ezekiel Gilbert shot 23-year-old Lenora Fargo in the neck when she attempted to leave. She was paralyzed and died seven months later. Petty theft in Texas gets a life penalty but a guy with a gun in one hand and his penis in the other goes free for causing the death of a young woman. It’s the law of the gun in Texas. CAJUN STORY OF THE WEEK Mary Margaret Thibodeaux, a nice, calm, very respectable lady went into Landry’s Drug Store and axe for Mr. Landry, da pharmacist. She look him straight in his eyes and said, “I would like to buy some cyanide me.” Landry axe, “Why in da world, Ms. Thibodaux, you need cyanide, hanh?” “I need to poison my husband Joe, me, ” said Mary Margaret. Da pharmacist’s eye got big, big and he said, “Lord, Lord, Ms. Thibodaux, have mercy.” “I can’t give you no cyanide to kill you husband, dat’s against da law, dey would trow both of us in jail and me, I’ll lose my license.” “I can’t let you have no cyanide.” Mrs. Thibodeaux reach into her purse and pull out a picture wat show her husband in bed with Agnes, da pharmacist Landry’s wife. Landry him, he look at dat picture a long time him, den he turn to Mrs. Thibodeaux, “Well, now dats different, you didn’t told me you had a prescription.” C’EST TOUT A lot is being made these days about top secret government surveillance programs. The revelations shouldn’t have come as a surprise. Forty years ago, I wrote an article predicting this day would come. Of course, at the time I didn’t envision online privacy invasion. I wrote about how Big Brother would someday be able to track all Americans. I was referring to Social Security numbers, requested on most transactions. I fought it for a couple years by making up seven numbers, any number but soon that didn’t work. I had to give in and conform but I knew we were coming into the age of all being tracked by the government. Next came the Oklahoma bombing, the government asked us to spy on our neighbors, domestic surveillance. Other measures were put into place also. Then came 9-11 and Osama bin Ladin, everything changed. With the support of the Congress and 60 percent approval by the American people the Patriot Act was born. Ninty-eight senators and an overwhelming majority of congress approved the right of the government, the National Security Agency, to track American’s phone calls and access vast amounts of data from online sources. These actions are not the making of the Republicans or Democrats, it was a bi-partisan action bent on our national security first. It’s not as bad as it appears. Calls are not monitored unless there is suspicion of possible terrorists acts. A new poll Monday shows 58 percent of Americans approve of the measures to keep our country safe. Forty years ago, when I wrote Big Brother, the big deal was wire tapping, which had its pros and cons. Today, the debate centers on Edward Snowden, a NSA employee, who exposed two sweeping U.S. online surveillance programs. Some say he should be tried for treason, while others call him a hero for exposing a program that was fully approved by all three branches of government. Hero, traitor or something in between, what do you think? It’s a sure bet “Big Brother” is here to stay. *****Thanks for your time; mine is up. I think about Miss Mattie doing this kind of work at 101, only four days before she died. This is hard work. If you don’t think so try writing 3,000 words on various subjects. Take care and God bless.


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Bobcats come home for yearly gathering Saturday was the 65th annual Orangefield Homecoming that is held each year on the second Saturday in June. Attendance was lower than most years with only around 80 former students, faculty and family members at the event. It was held in the Orangefield Elementary. Students as far back as 1939 attended the homecoming this year. It gives everyone a chance to catch up with old classmates and relive past experiences. The committee provides brisket, drinks and utensils, while attendees supply side dishes and

desserts. An added treat each year is the opening of the Orangefield Cormier Museum that was started by Orangefield oil man, Paul Cormier. When Cormier’s health failed, his children gifted the museum to the Orangefield Independent School District. It is a wonderful look at life from a bygone era, tucked away into two very large metal buildings. The outside gives no clue of the amazing displays held within. The museum committee works continually to improve the public’s enjoyment of the facility. Recently they were gifted many pieces of large farm equipment. Plans are being made for the centennial of the first oil producing well in the

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Please make all checks payable to Becca Peveto. For applications, please contact the Bridge City High School at 409-735-1600, ask for Coach Becca Peveto. Deadline to enter the camp (for a guaranteed shirt) is Friday, June 14.

OF Athletic Department creating Wall of Honor

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The Orangefield Athletic Department is developing a “Wall of Honor” for those athletes who have either been named All-State or have gone on to play at the next level. Much of the Orangefield Bobcat memorabilia was lost in a fire in the early 1990’s. An effort is being made to rebuild the collection. The athletic department is requesting an 8x10 photo and the year of recognition. Donations to the “Wall of Honor” may be dropped off at the field house between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The boy athlete photos will be hung in the field house and the girls pictures will be hung in the new gym. The Orangefield Athletic Department is asking for the community’s help to rebuild this “Wall of Honor” that will celebrate the accomplishments of their athletes, past and present. For any questions, please call the field house at 735-4504 or email

Farmers Market open Wednesday, Saturday Orange County Farmers’ Market is held 3-6 p.m., Wednesdays and 7-10 a.m., Saturdays throughout the growing season in the Big Lots parking lot on MacArthur Drive. Produce and items expected to be available this week include: Tomatoes, potatoes, green beans, pinto beans (shelled and frozen), onions, garlic, cucumbers, bell peppers, banana peppers, yellow squash, zucchini, mustard greens, tender greens,  herbs, blueberries,  blackberries, homemade jams and jellies, canned vegetables, local honey, fresh eggs, homemade cookies and granola, fresh bread, boudain, jerky, sausage (green onion, smoked green onion, Italian, jalapeno, smoked & summer), blueberry bushes, yard plants, house plants, and more.  Items will vary due to vendor participation. For more information, contact any of the market coordinators: Jim Frasier-  409-6563739; Billy Peveto-  409-289-5289; Jean Fregia- 409-670-6121. The Orange County Farmers’ Market is sponsored by Texas AgriLIFE.

Bridge City Volleyball Camp deadline approaching The 2013 Bridge City Volleyball Camp for incoming fourth through sixth graders is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. July 15-18. The camp for incoming seventh and eighth graders is from 9 a.m. to noon August 19-21. The camp for incoming freshman is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. July 15-18. All camps will be held in the Bridge City High School gymnasium. The cost is $35 per student, this price does include a camp t-shirt.

Eco-Rangers summer camps, hosted by Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center along with Stark Museum of Art, have new application deadlines. Completed applications will now be due by 4 p.m. Friday, June 14. Applications can be found at www.shangrilagardens. org under the Education/Summer Camps tab or may be picked up in person at Shangri La’s Admission Window. Shangri La is located at 2111 W. Park Avenue, Orange, Texas. For more information, call 409.670.0804 or email Registration for Art Quest at Stark Museum of Art is extended until 4 p.m. Friday, June 14. These summer camps are sponsored by the Stark Museum of Art for students entering grades one through 12. Six classes will be offered throughout the summer and children will participate in hands-on studio art activities as well as learn about paintings, sculptures and other works, which are part of the Museum’s collection. For a full list of classes, information on fees, and application forms, go to www. under the Education, Art Quest tab.

Eagles to host monthly barbecue The Fraternal Orders of Eagles, Sabine Aerie 2523, located at 803 N 28th St in Orange, is having their monthly barbecue Thursday, June 20. The menu includes smoked chicken quarters, baked beans, potato salad, bread, cookie, barbecue sauce and trimming on the side at $7 a plate. Orders may be picked up, eaten at the Eagles or delivered with an order of two or more plates. For more information or to place an order contact Sharon Bodin at 719-7793, leave a message at 886-7381 or fax 886-9725.

Thrift and Gift to hold drawing July 2 Interesting things are going on at the Thrift and Gift, located at 350 37th Street in Orange. They will hold a quilt drawing on Tuesday, July 2. Tickets may be purchased between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday at the shop. Antiques, old glass pieces, beautiful jewelry (both old and new) a fine assortment of wood pieces and unique bird houses have been brought in.

M.B. North HS Class of 65 reunion set M.B. North High School of 1965 will meet 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at Denny’s restaurant, located at 7112 IH 10 west in Flying J plaza. For more information, please contact Peggy Lazenby, at 746-2139 or Ruby Randle 886-4108.

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Orange Oil Field on Aug. 17. This year, the Class of 1958 used the Homecoming to kick off their 55th class reunion. They moved to the Orangefield Fire Station after the morning event to continue their celebra-

tion with music by one of their classmates. With only 33 students in their graduating class, 11 are now deceased. Out of the remaining 22, 16 showed up with their spouses.

The Orangefield High School Class of 1958 held their 55th class reunion Saturday beginning with the Orangefield Homecoming. Pictured left to right in the front row are: Emma Lou Cormier Salter, Marilyn Williams Smith, Bill Ogg, Francis Jordan Macafee, Sarah Thornton Scales and Mildred Stewart Gilbreath. Back row left to right: George Fox, Jackie Granger, Mark McCabe, John Fox, Charles Rigby, Bee LaPointe, Woodrow “Woody” Willett and Jennie Baxter. RECORD PHOTO: Penny LeLeux

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Two Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School golfers were nominated for this year’s Junior Golfer of the Year Leadership Award, given jointly by the First Tee and Babe Didrikson Zaharias organizations.

Freshman Lauren Cox placed in six tournaments and won three, advanced to regionals in her first year as a Lady Bear. Recent graduate James Walker, was nominated for the second year and won the Leadership award this year. Walker, captain of the LCM team this year, recently signed to play golf with the University of Houston –Victoria.

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Deaths and Memorials To Be held:

Ellie Stephenson Orange Ellie Stephenson, 3, of Orange, passed away on June 8, 2013, surrounded by her loved ones at her home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Burial will follow at Dorman Cemetery in Orange. Ellie was born on April 13 2010. In her short life she has touch all of those that were lucky enough to have met her and knew her fight with cancer. Ellie’s family wishes to thank all of those who prayed for her and her family. Without the help, kindness and generosity of friends, family and people who didn’t even know her, Ellie’s battle would have been much harder. So we thank you. Her smile and ability to whistle charmed all. With eyes so blue they were lit from within. Ellie will grievously be missed by her devoted and loving parents Jacob and Tisha Stephenson, big sister Ava Gayle Stephenson, Grandparents John and Elaine Hanner, Grandparents “Omie” (aka) Susan Hart, Anita Williams, Lonnie and Norma Stephenson, Joseph W. Stephens, Aunt “Ke Ke” Kristin Stephenson and Uncle Joe Stephenson.; along with numerous other aunts, uncles, and cousins. Ellie is preceded in death by her Aunt “Mae Mae” Misty Stephens, Uncle Joseph W. Stephens III, Grandma Sandra Gail Stephens, and Grandfather Raleigh Frank Williams.

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Mary Frances Bourgeois, 79, of Orange passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Sabine House in Orange. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Orange. Born in Jersey City, N.J., on Aug. 6, 1933, Mary was the daughter of Mitchell Valley and Mary Kavanagh Valley. After serving in the United States Marine Corp, Mary worked at Orange Memorial Hospital for 30 years. While working at the hospital she developed such close relationships with her coworkers that they were like her family. Mary was also a member of St. Mary Catholic Church for 40 years and participated in their choir and St. Mary Singles’ Group. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Mary is survived by her daughters, Patricia Bourgeois of Orange, Linda Bourgeois Morvant and husband, Larry of Orange; sons, James Bourgeois and wife Jean of LaPort, Lawrence “Larry” Bourgeois and wife Brenda of Orange, Martin Bourgeois and wife Teresa of Lumberton; seven grandchildren; brothers, Larry Valley, Eugene Valley, Bernard Valley; and sister Carolyn Burns. Serving as pallbearers will be Larry Morvant, Justin Morvant, James Bourgeois, Lawrence “Larry” Bourgeois, and Martin Bourgeois.

Rose Ella Fuselier, 70, of Orange, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Orange Villa Nursing Home in Orange. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange with the Rev. Horace Hebert of Triangle Baptist Church in Orangefield officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Born in Orange, on May 28, 1943, Rose was the daughter of Blum Smith Sr. and Annie Laura Geralds Smith. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Rose was a member of Triangle Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard W. Fuselier; daughter, Mary Ella Fuselier; parents; brothers; and sisters. Rose is survived by her daughters, Lorie Abshire and husband, Darrell of Bridge City, Theresa Love and husband, Shane of Orange; and grandchildren, Taylor Abshire, Bailey Abshire, Joshua Stone, and Jessica Stone. Serving as pallbearers will be Darrell Abshire, Jackie Cormier, Bailey Abshire, James Smith Jr., Shane Love and Joshua Stone.

Helen P. Peddy Orange Helen P. Peddy, 92, of Orange passed away S u n d a y, June 9, 2013, at her resi-

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dence. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Burial will follow at Ramah Cemetery in Tenaha, Texas. Visitation will be from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Born in Garrison on Sept. 19, 1920, Helen was the daughter of Dr. Alfred Lee Parrish and Lillian (Parker) Parish. Helen loved to play bridge and volunteered at the Lutcher Stark Theatre for 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jennings Bryan Peddy; son, William Bryan Peddy Sr.; and brothers, William Richard “Billy” Parrish and Thomas Alfred “Buster” Parrish; sister and brother-in-law, Inez and Lewis Pool; brother-in-law, Benford Parker and sister-in-law, Faye Peddy. Helen is survived by her grandchildren, Robin Granger and husband, Justin, William Bryan Peddy Jr.; great-grandchildren, Trevor Schaffer, Lindsey Schaffer; sister-in-law, Agnes Peddy Parker; brothers-in-law, Walter Peddy Sr. and wife, Jean, Julian Peddy and wife, Elaine; and numerous nieces and nephews and countless friends. Held:

Ruby Bergeron Orange Ruby Ray Ann Malhiet Bergeron, 66, of Orange, passed away T h u r s d ay, June 6, 2013 at Baptist Hospital in Orange after an illness. A gathering of Ruby’s family and friends was held Sunday, June 9, at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Cremation was held following the gathering. She was born on Oct. 19, 1946 in Orange, to her parents, Jack Dempsey Vercher and Viola Malhiet. Ruby was a longtime resident of Orange and had also lived in Aurora, Colo. Ruby was of the Baptist faith and she worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide in Nursing Homes in Colorado and was a homemaker. Ruby enjoyed sports, fishing, taking care of people and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Ruby is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Tina Marie Smith Bergeron; her second husband, John How-

ard Bergeron and her brothers, Jack Vercher and Joe Vercher. Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Laura Trusty and husband, Kenneth Fild of Orange and Wendy McKnight and husband, David of Orange; her sons, Joseph Janise and wife, Sandra of Orange, Jacob Jeanise and companion, Dena Gwilliams of Orange, John Bergeron and wife, Tina of Orange and Rodney Bergeron and wife, Tabitha Smith of Vinton, Louisiana; her sister, Mary Vercher of Texas City; her brothers, Billy Dupree and wife, Arhonda of Baytown and James “Frog” Vercher and wife, Mary of Orangefield; 22 grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends. Family and friends may sign the register and leave condolences

M. A. “Sam” Garrett Sr. Hartburg M. A. “Sam” Garrett Sr., 81, of Hartburg, passed away S a t u r d ay, May 25, 2013 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Services to honor his life were held Tuesday, May 28, at the Hartburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Bonner, officiating. Interment followed the services at the King Cemetery in Hartburg. Same was nor on Dec. 31, 1931 in Lufkin to his parents, Malcolm and Allie Fair (Havard) Garrett. He retired as a member of the I. U. O. E. Local 450 as a Heavy Equipment Operator in the Construction Industry. He was a member of the Hartburg Baptist Church where he served his Lord as the Usher Chairman and he also worked on the Benevolence Committee for 15 years. Sam is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Shirley Freeman. Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years Waldean Garrett; sons, M. A. Garrett Jr. and wife Dora and David Garrett and wife Susan; daughters, Linda Garsee and Patsy Reeves; brothers, Wayne Garrett and wife Cindy, Marvin Garrett and wife Rita and King David Garrett; and sister, Louise Risinger and husband Bacil. Sam was blessed with 11 grandchildren, 21 great grand-

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children and one great great grandchild. Honoring Sam as pallbearers were Mark Garrett, Terry Garrett, Thomas McGee, III, Bacil Risinger, Jr., Clark Teague, Jr. and Lee Alexander. Honorary pallbearers were Wilbur Linscomb and Tommy Carter. For those who desire memorial donations, please make a donation in memory of Sam to the Benevolence Fund at Hartburg Baptist Church, Post Office Box 603, Deweyville, Texas 77614-0603. Services were under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange where friends may sign the register or leave condolences at www.dormanfuneralhome. com.

Marjorie “Candy” Holden Orange Marjorie Holden, 60, of Orange, Mondied day, June 3, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange with Pastor Lance Faulkner, pastor of Bridge Point Church in Bridge City, officiating. Burial followed at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Born in Long Island, N.Y. on May 19, 1953, Marjorie was the daughter of Ronald and Norma (Sutton) Gooding. She was very faithful and enjoyed her bible studies. Marjorie also volunteered at The Meadows Nursing Home and enjoyed finger painting. Preceded in death by her parents and brother, Richard Gooding, Marjorie is survived by her husband of 45 years, Edgar Thomas Holden; sons, Christopher Holden, Glen Holden and Ryan Holden; and daughter, Tabitha Holden. Marjorie is also survived by her five grandchildren; brother, Michael Gooding; and sisters, Patricia Magnant and Asunta Blanchard. Chris Holden, Ryan Holden, Glen Holden, Michael Magnant, Timothy Lindenschmidt and Rene Naquin served as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Meadows Nursing Home Activity Fund, 4201 FM 105, Orange, Texas 77630.

OC Master Gardeners monthly meeting The monthly meeting of the Orange County Master Gardeners is held at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Salvation Army building on the corner of MLK and Strickland in Orange. A potluck supper and the business meeting will be held first or program will start at 6:30PM. They will have a program on hydroponics in July. Door prizes will be drawn at the end of each meeting. The public is invited to attend each meeting. Please visit their website for more information or to contact us.

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Tremond Edgar and Druly Lee (Taylor) Granger will hold a family reunion beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 29 at the Ramada Inn on IH10 in Orange. All family and friends welcome. Guests are asked to bring covered dishes and drinks for your family. The hotel pool will be open to everyone but guests are asked to bring their own towels. A raffle drawing will be held and tickets will cost $1 each. For more information, please call Vicki Durden at 409-9205798 or Marcella Granger Nelson at 281-979-7353.the State of Texas. They will also receive a litter bag for their car and a Don’t Mess With Texas sticker. To purchase a banner, contact a member of KOCB or visit their Website.

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My Father by Pearl Burgess

My Father’s love was very strong He taught me what was right and wrong, He took the time to be my Dad No matter what kind of day he’d had. He taught me the value of earnest work To do my best and never shirk, His word was good to all he knew Whatever he said, it had to be true.

Items for a raffle include framed art work and a Vidor pirate football helmet. The coach and the players from the 2012-13 season have all signed it. Tickets are $2 each. The drawing will be held July 1. For more information contact the sheriff’s office at 409-8832612.


Deedie Money and Dylan Mooney get the chips ready while Darrin Mooney and Jimmy LeBoeuf cook the links for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office fundraiser for the family of Blair Ray who was killed in April from a wreck on FM 1078 near Bancroft Road. Blair was the daughter of Nichole and Tom Ray Jr., who has achieved the rank of lieutenant at the OCSO.

Lane Jacobs, 8, and Tanner Doud, 9. hand out the ice cold drinks at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office link sale.

He showed me it was okay to cry Especially when our flag passed by, He said honor the brave, show respect And help each other and never neglect. By example he taught me how to pray And ask for guidance for each new day, He said be thankful for all that we have Let joy be abundant like a healing salve. My Father’s gone, but I see him still Teaching me the way that I should live, A man of honor, goodness, and faith My Father’s love can’t be replaced.


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It is no secret that the trout bite on Sabine Lake lit off following the modest front that limped through the area Sunday before last. The lake immediately flattened out, larger shrimp showed up in the open lake and the fish are all over them. For the past week a large number of area anglers have benefited from the user-friendly light winds and overly cooperative trout. Not surprisingly, however, a small percentage of those same anglers have conducted themselves like the phenomenal bite was a closely guarded secret! I think the reason for that behavior is that the more consistent bite under the birds just started and there aren’t a lot of birds working at this time. The smallish groups ratting out schools of very respectable trout and an occasional red break up pretty quickly and it is shame on the unfortunate angler that motored up in time to get the blame for scattering the birds . There will be larger and more numerous flocks of gulls as the summer wears on, but for right now, no one wants to share their flock if they are the first to arrive on the scene. The best news is, however, that you don’t need the birds to have a successful day on the water. Acres of juvenile shad are schooling up all over the lake and we are also starting to see much larger shrimp skipping across the surface. Those shrimp are not out exercising and locating fish can be as simple as quietly waiting on the next shrimp to disappear in an audible slurp. We are already doing exactly that and it has paid huge dividends on trout up to seven pounds. First of all, in spite of all that you have heard and read about the VuDu shrimp, there is no magic bait. It works awfully well, but the more important factor and one that will serve you well for the remainder of your fishing days is locating the fish and keeping your lure in front of

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Jason Guidry fooled this nice trout with an Assassin Lit’l Tapper. RECORD PHOTO: Dickie Colburn

them. Believe me when I tell you that it is possible to be in the middle of the fish, but never get your lure in front of their face. There is something special about the weight or possibly it is the size of the VuDu shrimp, but the main reason it catches so many trout is that when it is fished under a cork it stays in the strike zone all of the time. Any lure that you have to cast and retrieve may not be in the strike zone at any point during the entire

retrieve. That’s a scary thought, but a very real possibility! After limiting in less than an hour one day last week my clients and I were catching and releasing fish with no birds in sight when another boat slowly idled our way. I waved them in to share the bite, but they waited until we stopped to rehydrate and add another layer of sunscreen. “We don’t want to mess up your fish-


Most of the memorable sporting events that I attended during my adult life took place in the Houston Astrodome, dubbed by the media as the Eighth Wonder of the World. And being a sports reporter for the last half-century means that there were a ton of attractions that took me some 110 miles down Interstate 10 to witness those events and analyze them in this newspaper column. As we have pointed out several times in the past, Kaz’s Korner got its start on Sept. 12, 1966 as has been going strong ever since. The Houston Astrodome held its initial sports event on April 9, 1965 when the Astros played an exhibition game against the New York Yankees and Hall of Fame slugger Mickey Mantle hit the first home run in an air-conditioned stadium. Although the Houston Astrodome was built for baseball, many other events have taken place over the years in that enormous complex. The Astros shared the Dome with the old Houston Oilers as their home field, but there also have been a college basketball game, rodeos, high school and college football games, concerts including one featuring Elvis, circuses, world championship boxing matches, church revivals, a tennis match in which Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in 1973, daredevil Evil Knievel jumping over 13 cars on his motorcycle, demolition derbies and other events too numerous to mention. Major league baseball came to Houston in 1962 as the brainchild of former Cincinnati Reds’ executives Gabe Paul and Bill



• The Record • Week of Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Texas Gulf Coast is prime for offshore wind turbines Staff Report For The Record

In the race to establish the country’s first offshore wind farm, the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composite Center drifted across the finish line recently, when it launched a small, floating-platform research wind turbine off the coast of Castine, Maine. The Center hopes to connect a full-size turbine to their power grid by 2016, NPR’s web site StateImpac reports. In Texas, however, where steady winds and a gently sloped shoreline could make for ideal conditions to harvest wind, offshore wind is racing to catch up. Offshore wind farms are typically more efficient than their onshore counterparts because there’s fewer physical obstructions and a more predictably consistent flow of wind. But critics of offshore wind cite potential problems, like impacts on wildlife and scenery. Then there’s

the hefty price tag: offshore turbines can be twice as expensive to build as onshore ones. The Texas Gulf Coast was at one point thought to be the best candidate for the country’s first offshore wind farm, but efforts by companies such as Coastal Point Energy and Baryonyx have yet to launch. But that might change in the next few years. Off the coast of Texas, a consortium of universities, energy companies and manufacturers have come together to bring offshore wind farms to the Gulf Coast. The Department of Energy (DOE) is partially funding the design of several offshore wind energy projects over this next year, including the Texas Gulf Offshore Wind Project (GoWind), which plans to install three turbines in the Gulf. GoWind is composed of research teams from several Texas universities, as well as companies like Baryonyx, and turbine and platform manufacturers. In addition to federal funding, the group has contributed between

$20 to $25 million of their own money to the project. John Pappas, director of the Texas A&M Wind Energy Center, is one of the project’s leaders. He thinks that the GoWind project will succeed because of the Gulf’s inherent advantages, like its long history of offshore oil drilling. “What’s good about the Gulf of Mexico, first and foremost, is that we have the infrastructure and the people who know how to work offshore,” Pappas said. “In some other places, they don’t have the infrastructure necessary to bring [turbines] offshore and construct them.” Though offshore turbines are relatively common in other parts of the world (especially the United Kingdom and Scandinavia), this is not yet the case in the states. Some promising plans, such as the Cape Wind Project in Massachusetts, have stalled due to bureaucratic gridlock and vocal opposition.

Lure size is key in summer heat OUTDOORS CAPT. CHUCK UZZLE FOR THE RECORD

We have all had the perfect conditions not pay dividends, everything seems to be right but the results just don’t show anything for the effort. This scenario plays itself out many times over during an angler’s career, especially in the summer. During extended periods when rain and runoff get scarce and the water clarity gets so good it borders on ridiculous many fishermen have a hard time catching fish. Upper coast anglers especially struggle with these conditions because they are not anywhere close to normal for the water we fish. In situations like these it pays to down size your offerings, smaller baits are often just the ticket to get fish to bite. Flyfishermen for years have understood this concept better than anyone, after all they are the folks who patterned the phrase “match the hatch.” In the early part of the summer the finfish like shad and pogies will smaller than during the late sum-

mer and early fall. The incredible population of these small baitfish is what makes the predator fish like trout and redfish so thick in our part of the world. Lower coast venues don’t have anywhere near the populations of shad that Sabine and Calcasieu possess so understanding and knowing the size of these baitfish can be critical to getting a bite. On more than one occasion I have seen first hand what happens when you down size just a little and make that perfect adjustment. The fish seem to get locked in and all those near misses become bone jarring strikes. For the angler who desires to catch a little bit of everything, big fish and numbers, the junior sized plugs like the Mirr-o-lure She Dog and Rapala Skitterwalk Junior are extremely tough to beat. The smaller profile on these plugs will catch more fish in clear water on a day to day basis than

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Historic Astrodome Bill Giles along with current Major League Baseball executive Tal Smith. The team’s initial nickname was the Colt .45’s. But the sweltering heat and high humidity plus the pesky mosquitoes and a team that wasn’t very competitive kept the fans away in droves at the old Colt Stadium. So former Houston mayor and county judge Roy Hofheinz ram-rodded a deal through the Houston Sports Association to obtain funding for the world’s first indoor baseball stadium. And at a cost of $35 million the first beautiful cylindricaldomed stadium for major league baseball was created. However, it didn’t come without problems. Outfielders complained that they couldn’t see fly balls hit during day games because of the sun’s glare through the glass panels in the roof. That problem was solved easily by painting the glass panels in the roof black. Then another problem cropped up— the lack of sunlight killed the infield and outfield grass. This led to the first use of artificial turf which became known as Astroturf, which is still being used today in some variation. Bill Giles, who was listed as the Colts traveling secretary and publicity director, became the Astros promotions director in addition to his other two jobs. He was the son of Warren Giles, who was President of the National League from 1951-1969. One of my first assignments in 1966 when I began working at the daily newspaper in Orange was to help do a huge feature on Giles and his duties with the Houston Astros. Giles was so impressed with the spread we did on him that he gave us carte blanche on any event that was scheduled at the Astrodome and presented each member of our threeman staff with season press passes and parking passes to the Houston Astros games. Covering a baseball game in the Astros’ press box back then meant a full-course meal before the game, anything we wanted to drink during the game and deli sandwiches after the game. The toughest part of the whole deal was getting home after midnight and then being at work at 7 a.m. the next morning. When the Astrodome hosted its first Major League AllStar game in 1968, Giles gave us rooms at the Warwick Hotel and passes to all of the festivities that took place during the All-Star break. And Judge Hofheinz wanted to impress all the big-name media members from New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston so all the press parties were first class all the way with the finest food his big bucks could buy. When the Astrodome hosted the World Heavyweight Championship fight between Muhammad Ali and Big Cat Williams, Giles put us right on the ropes with Howard Cosell and all the boxing editors from around the world. After Ali recorded his knockout, several of the world-renowned boxing writers didn’t have credentials to Ali’s dressing room for the post-fight interview, but our small-town paper was represented along with Cosell and the major television networks. Ali fought another title fight a few months later against Ernie Terrell, who had never been knocked down in his entire career and again Giles secured us with ringside seats. Ali pummeled Terrell so badly that he probably wished he had

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hit the canvas, because Terrell never fought again after that. Giles saw to it that we had great seats for the first regular-season college basketball game to be televised in primetime between the University of Houston and UCLA in 1968. A basketball court was laid in the middle of the Astrodome field. This was the epic battle between Elvin Hayes and Kareem Abdul Jabbar, who was still called Lew Alcindor then.

Since then I have covered or did radio broadcasts of many high school and college football games, watched Astros regular season and playoff games plus other special events in the Houston Astrodome. Today it is condemned and is costing Houstonians several million dollars each year. Monday was the deadline to submit private proposals for the Astrodome to the Harris County Sports and Conven-

tion Corporation which oversees the stadium. The Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo say the Astrodome could be imploded and replaced with 1,600 additional parking spaces for $29 million. Other officials claim demolition would cost more than twice that amount. But with Houston hosting the 2017 Super Bowl in nearby Reliant Stadium, the parking lot idea will probably win out and could have even helped the city land the Super Bowl bid. The Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation will consider all proposals and present their final decision to the Harris County Commissioners Court on June 25. KWICKIES…A final round of 76 cost Lamar University graduate Shawn Stefani fame and fortune as led the PGA Tour’s St. Jude Classic in Memphis by one stroke after three rounds and ended up in a tie for seventh place. The tourney was won by 23-yearold former Georgia Bulldogs golfer Harris English who birdied the final two holes and won by two strokes over Phil Mickelson and Scott Stallings. Harris pocketed $1,026,000 winner’s share while Mickelson and Stallings each received $501,600 and Stefani garnered $177,650. And while on the subject of golf and much closer to home, Sunset Grove Country Club golfer Ken Ruane didn’t know what club to use Saturday morning after hitting a big drive on the Par-4 No. 17 hole and was only 45 yards out. So he chose a soft lob wedge

which took one hop and rolled into the hole for an eagle-2. Members of our fivesome which pays extra bonus money for birdies and eagles included Craig Couvillion, Jim Rodda, Bob Hoepner and yours truly. The defending world champion Miami Heat came roaring back from being upset 92-88 Thursday night in the NBA Championship finals to blow out San Antonio 103-84 Sunday night to tie the series at one game each. If the Spurs can take make good use of their home court advantage, they can close out the Heat in five games because the next three games (last night, Thursday and Sunday) will be played in San Antonio. Another year has gone by the books without a Triple Crown winner in the world of horse racing. Palace Malice, which had won only one race before running in Saturday’s 145th running of the Belmont Stakes, upset 13 other horses bidding for the $1 million final race for the Triple Crown. Palace Malice, which finished 12th in the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness, dismissed the 13-1 odds and defeated Preakness winner


Oxbow by 3 ½ lengths and third-place Kentucky Derby winner Orb by 5 lengths. Palace Malice was one of five horses entered in the Belmont by trainer Todd Pletcher, who decided to take the blinders off his horse for this 1 ½-mile race. JUST BETWEEN US…The Houston Astros didn’t pull any big surprise with their No. 1 pick in last week’s 2013 Major League Baseball amateur draft by taking Houston native and Stanford University star right-handed pitcher Mark Appel. The draft ended last weekend with the sons of three Houston natives probably headed for baseball’s Hall of Fame drafted on the final day. Kacy Clemens, son of Roger Clemens was taken by the Houston Astros in the 35th round and indicated he was headed to the University of Texas. Josh Pettitte, son of New York Yankees’ ace pitcher Andy Pettitte was picked by the Yankees in the 37th round but plans on attending Baylor. Cavan Biggio was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 29th round and hadn’t divulged his future plans at this writing.

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Judge strikes down red snapper emergency rule Ruling Means Longer Fishing Season in Federal Waters off Texas Coast

TPWD estimates that the originally projected 27-day season would generate at least $28 million from recreational fishermen in Texas.

Texas Parks And Wildlife For The Record

AUSTIN - A federal judge in Brownsville has ruled in favor of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) in a joint lawsuit brought by both agencies challenging an emergency regulation enacted by the federal National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The ruling means that the 2013 recreational red snapper fishing season in federal waters off the Texas coast will be longer than it would have been under the emergency rule. “The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is relieved the court has invalidated a rule that was arbitrarily unfair to Texas anglers, coastal communities and businesses,” said T. Dan Friedkin of Houston, TPW Commission chairman. “At the same time, we remain committed to a cooperative regional management approach to support the existing Gulf plan for the continued recovery of red snapper.” Friedkin also praised Judge Andrew Hanen for his careful study of the issues and his acceleration of a final decision before the rule could be enforced to shorten snapper fishing in federal waters off Texas. “Texas Parks and Wildlife supports a move toward science-based regional management for red snapper stocks that acknowledges differences between various regions of the Gulf, and we plan to advocate that position in future Gulf council meetings,” said Carter Smith, TPWD executive director.

On Feb. 8, over the strong objections of state agency representatives from Louisiana, Texas, and Florida, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Council) voted to implement an emergency rule that could shorten the recreational red snapper fishing season in federal waters off the Texas, Louisiana, and Florida coasts, while extending the seasons in federal waters off the Alabama and Mississippi coasts. Just weeks later, on April 18, the Gulf council voted 8 to 7 to overturn the emergency rule, in effect reversing the Feb. 8 vote. However, NMFS declined to rescind the original emergency rule as requested by the April 18 vote. As published in the federal register on March 25, the emergency rule would empower the NMFS southeast regional administrator to reduce the red snapper season in federal waters off Texas, Louisiana and Florida since those states had set seasons in state waters that were different than the seasons in federal waters. In Texas, federal waters begin nine nautical miles from the state’s coast and extend 200 nautical miles. The joint lawsuit alleged that there was no emergency to justify the proposed rule. The last stock assessment indicates red snapper recovery remains on track. The two states also alleged that the emergency rule violates the federal policy of cooperative federalism by improperly attempting to regulate the red snapper season in state waters. The lawsuit also alleged that the emergency rule violated

Colburn: Fishing ing,” said the angler in the front of the boat, “but we lost our last VuDu shrimp and were hoping we could buy a pack from you. We can’t catch fish on anything else.” The entire time they were watching us my clients were catching fish on Swim Baits, Assassin Sea Shads and TTF Flats Minnows.“What other baits have you tried,” I asked as I troll motored in their direction. I tossed them a pack of the VuDu shrimp, they assured me color didn’t make a difference, and the driver held out his rod with a proven 4-inch tail in a very good color tied on the end. “Your only problem is that ever since you lost your last shrimp you have been fishing beneath the trout with that heavy jig head.” I cut his bait off and tied a Sea Shad on in the exact same color, but rigged on a lighter one-eighth ounce jig head. His first cast produced a keeper trout and he was obviously convinced

federal law by discriminating against anglers and charter boat operators in Texas, Louisiana and Florida. The three states have been trying to make sure their anglers have equal opportunity. The Charter Fisherman’s Association, a group of charter boat operators, also had filed a separate suit against NMFS that was later combined with the states’ suit, likewise seeking to overturn the emergency rule. Judge Hanen’s opinion found the federal agency exceeded its authority under federal law when it declared an emergency instead of following the required normal procedures for providing public notice and seeking comment, including comments from fishermen. The court also found the rule did not enhance red snapper conservation, but instead redistributed fishing opportunity from anglers in Texas, Louisiana and Florida to anglers based in Alabama and Mississippi. Judge Hanen held that such redistribution discriminated against anglers in states with fishing seasons that do not match the federal season and rewarded those living in states that do, in violation of federal law. TPWD was represented by the Texas Attorney General’s office in filing the lawsuit. “This is the latest example of the federal government getting slapped down for illegal, overreaching regulations,” said Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. “This is a big win for Texas fishermen, jobs along the Gulf Coast and -most importantly -- the rule of law. Calling the federal government’s actions ‘totally un-

More than 50 people have been arrested at a cockfight in Southeast Texas near Silsbee. Hardin County Sheriff Ed Cain said Tuesday that deputies responding to a call about dogs possibly fighting located

definitely have an economic impact. TPWD estimates that the originally projected 27-day season would generate at least $28 million from recreational fishermen in Texas, while a 12-day season would cut that figure by at least $16 million in lost retail sales in Texas. For Louisiana, reducing a 45-day season to a nine-day season could result in an estimated decline in economic value of approximately $8 million to recreational anglers in that state.

It will now be necessary for NMFS to implement Gulfwide seasons in accordance with the court’s decision. Prior to the enactment of the emergency rule, NMFS had estimated that if all Gulf states were treated equally, the season would have been approximately 22 days. However, recent communications from NMFS suggest that a Gulfwide season will be longer than that.


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that he had discovered yet another magic bait. I left them a few of the lighter heads and a pack of Assassin violet ghost Sea Shads and we went in search of another bunch of fish. I received a very nice email from them that night saying that they limited without ever cranking up the big motor again. There is no telling how many fish they had been amongst over the course of the morning, but were fishing below them with the heavier jig head. Color can be a critical factor at times, but fishing a jig or any lure that sinks too quickly is a deal killer in most instances. There are those days when the fish are right on the bottom, but I would rather figure that out with a slow sinking bait. Falling in love with a single lure or color can thwart your catching as well. While some combination of glow or pearl and chartreuse has been hard to beat of late, it seems that I discover a new favorite tail ev-

ery other day. A client tied on an Assassin Lit’l Tapper only because it was the hot color at that time this past week and I still have one tied on two of my rods. We fished it Whacky worm style on T-Bend earlier this spring and caught a lot of bass, but the trout apparently don’t know it is a bass lure. It fishes very well on the lighter head and casts like a bullet into the wind. The bottom line is that there is no magic color or magic lure and the improving bite on Sabine is no secret. Try to fish during a good tide movement, fish with the lightest lure you can get away with and watch for bait on the surface when the birds aren’t around to help you. Take the kids every chance you get as the bite won’t get any easier than it is right now until this fall and they will be back in school by then. Get out and win some of that CCA scholarship money!

More than 50 arrested at Silsbee cockfight Staff Report For The Record

acceptable’ the court struck down the government’s blatant and discriminatory attempt to punish Texas simply because federal bureaucrats disagreed with state rules about fishing in state waters. The court recognized what I have said all along - that the federal government was merely looking to penalize fishermen in certain states because they do not agree with the state regulations. Texans will not stand by idly while federal bureaucrats attempt to govern by illegal emergency rule - we will fight back and we will prevail.” The Texas and Louisiana agencies have maintained that while a proposed shortened season will have no apparent conservation benefit, it would

the cockfighting ring 10 miles north of Silsbee. Cain says 51 people were charged with a misdemeanor attending a cockfight following Saturday’s incident. A man living on the property was charged with organizing a cockfight. Cain says deputies found 15 dead roosters and

about 60 others still alive. The sheriff says it’s not illegal to have roosters - it’s just against the law to fight them. Cain says the roosters can be reclaimed by the owner. Investigators believe the cockfighting ring had been operating for at least a year.


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BCLL Majors win championship


BC father, son receive TaeKwonDo black belts

Father, David Rainey and son, Matthew Rainey both received their first black belts at the same time at Tiger Rock Martial Arts in Bridge City

Staff Report For The Record

The Bridge City Little League Angels won the Major Boys Championship on Friday night against the Blue Jays. The Angels finished the season with a 10-5-1 record and were coached by John Hall and Ricki Miller. Team as pictured (top row): Adam Snyder, Koby Rodgers, Kolton Weeks, Max DiLeo, Jordan Alexander and Brayden Little; (bottom row): Jonah Hall, Peyton Miller, Ethan Morgan, Griffin Guidry and Trevor Kimbell.

LSCO salutes the spring 2013 graduates Staff Report For The Record

David Dubose, Orange County Commissioner for Precinct One, was the featured speaker at the Lamar State College-Orange spring commencement held on Friday, May 10, at the Lutcher Theater. Dubose attended Sam Houston State University where he studied pre-pharmacy and then transferred to the University of Houston’s College of Pharmacy where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy. He later earned advanced certifications in Extemporaneous and Bulk Compounding, Aseptic Compounding, and Clinical Nutrition and is also a licensed nuclear pharmacist. He worked for several pharmacy chains before opening his own successful retail pharmacy in Orange. Dubose helped to establish the Pharmacy Technician program and Lamar State College-Orange and was one of its first instructors. The Orange County graduates are: Bridge City, TX: Associate of Science (AS), Canaan Michael Barborek and Mariena Louise Nunnery, liberal arts; Tayla Bre’ane Breaux, Joshua Andrew Dial, Rebecca Leigh Lute Frederick, Lisa Marie Pickering and Toni Lou Kinnison Swain, business; Tommie Leigh Vercher, liberal arts; Alexis Kimberly Prestwood, natural science; Associate of Applied Science (AAS), David Waits Blackshear and Raymond Fuentes, upward mobility nursing; Dean E. Meyer and Seth Thomas Spruell; Justin Reid Worthy, process operating technology and

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White Baggett, Bonnie Joleen Boudreaux and Certificate of Completion, medical administrative assistant; Alicia Ann Chaison and Certificate of Completion, medical administrative assistant, and Institutional Award, medical office receptionist, Katie LaRee Risinger and Certificate of Completion, medical administrative assistant, Brooke Leigh Smith and Certificate of Completion, medical administrative assistant, medical office professional; Amanda Marie Carriere, MaciLynn Marie Haley, and Janice Michelle Emmons King, business management and Certificate of Completion, business management accounting, Abbie Lee Snell, business management and Certificate of Completion, entrepreneurship; Christopher Carlo Romano, industrial technology; Payven Jacory Simien ,information technology support specialist and Certificate of Completion, cisco network specialist; Certificate of Completion, Valree LaShun Chavis and Suzanne D. Robbins, medical office assistant and Institutional Award, medical office receptionist; Misty Michelle Wickham Cormier, Joshua Kyle Lincecum, Cody Blake Mills, process technology; Tabitha Brooke Dunn, general studies; Scarlett Bliss Fontenot, Michael Randyll Horton, Marcus Antoine Lalonde II, David Keith Simar , cisco network specialist; Kayla Elizabeth Kahl, Earlton Bernard Rogers, Yasmine Leola Veal, pharmacy technology; Michael Kevin Lindsey and Christopher Kade Parkhurst, instrumentation; Sabastian Fredrico Vāsquez , safety health & environment; Morgan Chantel Zerko, crimi-

nal justice corrections and Institutional Award, forensic science; Institutional Awards, Shalisa LeeAnn Budwine and Kristina Renee’ Schisler, emergency medical services; Melissa Jessica Moreno Gomez and Kira Jewel Kovatch Traxler, medical office receptionist. Rose City, TX: Associate of Science (AS), Audree Hope Chesser Long, upward mobility nursing. Vidor, TX: Associate of Science (AS), Carol Sue Granger Duhon, liberal arts; Dennis Robert Kirk, communication; Associate of Applied Science(AAS), Samantha Ashworth Blevins, Sasha Lynn Domec,Chelsi Renee Harrison Harris, Shannon Allen Jacobs, Rachel Michelle Biano Jones, LeAnne Rose Kendrick, Rhonda Dyson Loden, and Debra Ann Sevier Maberry, upward mobility nursing; Amber Ren’e Laurie, business management and Certificate of Completion, business management accounting; Sherrie Lynn Willoughby, Information Technology Support specialist and Certificate of Completion, information technology support assistant-networking; Certificate of completion, Mark Allen Wood, Jr., general studies; Institutional Award, Donna Sue Fountain, medical office receptionist; Christopher James Hoffpauir, emergency medical services.

David Rainey oringially began practicing TaeKwonDo in September 1995, continued his training until October of 1996 when he reached the level of senior brown belt. He left his training to pursue other opportunities at that time. In October of 2010 his son, Matthew Rainey joined Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City as a White Belt. He wanted his father to join as well so David told his son, “When you become the same rank I left off on I will join with you and train in TaeKwonDo.” When Matthew earned his L2 Brown Belt in February of 2012, he approached his father and said,”Dad, I’ve earned my Brown Belt. You know what

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SETX Hospice to Mustang golf tourney to be held June 24 Players can bring their own Mighty Mustang GFW Golf hold memorial Tournament will be held at cooler and beverage. Long Babe Zaharias Golf Course be- drive, closest to hole prizes. service There will be an auction on ginning at 8 a.m. on June 24. The Southeast Texas Hospice will hold its annual memorial service at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 20, in the parish hall of St. Mary Catholic Church, 912 W. Cherry Ave in Orange. This memorial service is held in memory of all patients served by Southeast Texas Hospice and will include prayer, music and fellowship. Hospice Chaplain, Rev. Jeff Bell will preside over the service. The community is invited to attend, with a special invitation given to all bereaved hospice family members. For more information please contact the Southeast Texas Hospice office at (409)8860622.

Four man scramble costing $50 per player or $200 per team. The Might Mustang GFW is a 501(c)(3)non-profit corp., supporting extra-curricular activities and academics at West Orange-Stark CISD. Zummo links, sodas and water will be supplied.

that means!” David joined the next week. “As a parent, it has been a positive father/son journey that allows us to bond,” said David Rainey. “Also, I am in the U.S. Army Reserves and have been away for several years being mobilized in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The time we spend at Tiger Rock Martial Arts of Bridge City gives me time to spend with one of my three boys. I spend time with select baseball with my youngest and soccer with my eldest.” “It was awesome to see both David and Matthew Rainey achieve their first black belts at the same time,” stated Academy owner, Elyse Thibodeaux. “They have both become very accomplished martial artists.

signed helmets from Oklahoma, Texas, Texas A&M, Baylor, Alabama, LSU and the Seattle Seahawks by Earl Thomas. If schedule permitting, Earl Thomas will be in attendance. Call Ray Hancock at 409988-6833 to enter or to become a hole sponsors.

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Orange County Church Directory First Baptist Church Orangefield 9788 F.M. 105 Orangefield, 409-735-3113 Pastor Forrest Wood Sun.: Bible Study - 9:30 a.m., Worship Service - 10:30 a.m., Evening Worship- 6:30 p.m. Wed.: Midweek Meal- 5:30 p.m., Praise & Prayer - 6:30 p.m. Youth & Children Activities, 7:15 p.m. - Choir Practice Email:

St. Paul United Methodist Church 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

First United Methodist Church Orange 502 Sixth Street 886-7466 8 a.m. - Worship in Chapel 9 a.m. - Celebration Service in Praise Center 10 a.m. - Sunday School for all ages 11 a.m. - Worship in Sanctuary 5 p.m. - UMYF & Kids Pastor: Rev. John Warren Director of Music & Fine Arts: Doug Rogers Organist: Justin Sanders Director of Youth and Christian Education: Allisha Bonneaux

Trinity Baptist Church 1408 W. Park Ave. @ 14th Street, Orange Office: 886-1333 Pastor Dr. Bob Webb Worship Leader Dan Cruse Sun. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Nursery Provided

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 945 W. Roundbunch Road Bridge City, TX 77611 409-735-4573 - Church 409-988-3003 - Pastor Paul Zoch Worship Services: Traditional - 9 a.m. Sunday School: 10:15 a.m. Contemporary: 11 a.m. Wednesdays (Young & Young @ Heart) Potluck: 6 p.m. Fun, Games, Singing & Bible Study: 7 p.m. The Little Church with a Big Heart.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Services at 9 a.m. 6108 Hazelwood 409-779-9039

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Living Word Church Hw 87 & FM 1006, Orange 409-735-6659 Samuel G.K. - Pastor Joseph Samuel - Asst. Pastor Sun. Service - 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wed. Service - 7 p.m. Come As You Are!

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!

LU confers more than 1,500 degrees Staff Report For The Record

Lamar University conferred 1,564 degrees during commencement ceremonies on May 18, 2013. The LU Spring 2013 graduates from Orange County are listed according to their hometowns. The list is based on information provided by the office of the registrar. Masters: BRIDGE CITY: Nicole Harris, school counseling. ORANGE: Ebonique Dionne Celestine, Debbie Kay Rhodes, administration; Ryan Michael Dubose, Scott Aaron Haggard, business administration; Julie Nicole Wolfford, educational technology leadership; Sarah Lyn Sjodin, English; Brian Williams, public administration. ORANGEFIELD: Meagan Yvonne Dungan, speech language pathology. VIDOR: Jana Lyn Dugas, educational technology leadership; Jason Fondrick, kinesiology; Theresa Rhodes, Laura Lea Sweatt, nursing. Bachelors degrees: BRIDGE CITY: Nicholas Dock Allen, Brett Bertles, chemical engineering; Grant Allan Encalade, chemistry; Patrick Stephen Carlton, criminal justice; Jordan Gonzales, graphic design; Mary Kelone,


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

Cowboy Church of Orange County 673 FM 1078 Orange 409-718-0269 E. Dale Lee, Pastor Sunday Worship Service 10:30 a.m. “Round Pen” (Small Group) Studies: Ladies & Men’s group: 7 p.m. Mondays, Come as you are! Boots & hats welcome!

history; Kevin Howard Young, industrial engineering; Christopher Kilmer, industrial technology; Yamile Yaneth Zuniga, interdisciplinary studies; James Allen Foutz, management information systems; Michael Dale Parrish, mechanical engineering; Matthew Carter, Jeffrey Kern, Peveto Jr., Deanna Marie Thibodaux, Jera Amanda Viator, nursing; Ryan Joseph MAURICEVILLE: Cade Custer McKay, chemical engineering; Thomas Jarrod Sonnier, construction management. ORANGE: Macy Michelle Bailleaux, Emilee Christina Davis, Shelly Nicole Smith, Lindsay Kate Stevens, applied arts and sciences; Stephen Dotson, Alex Mikel Edgerly, Lauren Elizabeth Vilo, biology; Joseph Norman, Taylor Cade Watson, civil engineering; Brian Keith Folsom, Christopher Michael Smith, communication; Dawn Renee Tramel, communication disorders; Justin Patrick Riley, criminal justice; Skylar Ann Howard, Aric Lange, Shayna Sheppard, English; Tasha Shavon Brewer, Paeton Todd Landry, Haylee Ann Taylor, general studies; Kristin Ashley Ramirez, health; Keith Alan Ellis, history; Jordyn Nicole Davis, interdisciplinary studies; Cody Richard, kinesiology; Samuel Wilmore, management information systems; Katie Mae Bryant, mathematics; Christine Hope Phares, music; Maegan

BRIEFS McDonald Bapt. to host VBS June 17-21 McDonald Baptist Church, located on the corner of South and Broad Street in West Orange, will host a Colossal Coaster World VBS from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 17 – 21. ages 4-grade 6 completed. There will be a PreVBS Event: O.M.C. (Organized Mass Chaos) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Games, music, raffles and snacks will be available to those who want to join. For more information contact the church office 409-883-3974.

Hartburg Baptist to host VBS June 23-27 Hartburg Baptist Church, located at 2316 County Road 4181 in Orange, will host a Vacation Bible School from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 23-27. Their them is “Where God’s World Comes Together.” Classes will be available for nursery children through sixth grade. For more information, please call the church at 746-2841.

Faith UMC to host Kidz Adventure Camp Faith United Methodist Church announces their annual Kidz Adventure Camp from 8:30 a.m. to noon July 9-12. Creative Adventures in a Christian setting that will leave a

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lasting impact on children and is for children ages 5 through fifth grade. The schedule is as follows: July 9:    God in Arts/Crafts~~  fun and creativity led by local artists July 10:  God in Food Day~~make yummy snacks  July 11:  God in Science~~ hands on experience and learn about nature July 12:  God in Performing Arts~~learn new ways of expression through music and drama   Registration fees are $5 per day per child, or $15 per child for all four days. Registration is limited to the first 40 children. Registration forms are available at the church, located at 8608 MLK Jr. Dr. in Orange, and on-line at: Please turn in forms and registration fees as soon as possible to ensure your child a spot at this great camp.  Each child will receive a camp tee-shirt. More information call church office Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 886-1291.

St. Paul’s 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.

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Echo Church 1717 FM 3247, Orange 409-735-8580 Pastor George A. Cruse Jr. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. Praise & Worship Contemporary music! Come as you are!

The Little Cypress High School Graduating Classes of 1953 to 1970 have scheduled a reunion for Oct. 5. Reunion events will include an LC Alumni Reception, dinner and dance at the VFW Post 2775 Hall Ballroom at 5303 16th St. (Highway 87) in Orange. The LC Friends’ Reception, with snacks, appetizers and drinks provided, will be from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dinner is at 6 p.m. with Music and Dancing from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. A fee of $35 per person includes appetizers, drinks, dinner and dance, although all teachers, administrators and coaches attend free. Checks for $35 per person should be made payable to and mailed to Kenneth Lewis, 595 Orleans St., Ste. 500, Beaumont, Texas 77701. Organizers are searching for alumni from the classes of 1963 to 1970. For details on the event, go tohttp://bit. ly/15Bj2yn. For additional information, contact Dr. Carol Fetters at 409-899-1819.

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West Orange Christian Church 900 Lansing Street, W.O. 409-882-0018 Sunday School - 9:30 a.m. Sunday Worship 10:40 a.m. & 6 p.m. Wednesday Evening - 6 p.m. “Our church family welcomes you!”

Burleigh, Samantha Lee Richard, Miranda Renee Tiner, Kristin Michelle Wise, nursing; Melissa Renee Johnson, nutrition, dietetics and hospitality administration; Melissa Ann Moore, Logan Posey, psychology. VIDOR: Nelson Bryant Thompson III, accounting; Calvin Medley, Michael Allen Stephenson, biology; Brandy Anderson, Elizabeth Hoffpauir, communication disorders; Judson Ray Daws, economics; Derik Kilmer, electrical engineering; Kevin Wayne King, English; Troy Allen, environmental science; Rhonda Ragan, general business and management (two degrees); Devan Dart, general studies; Gabriel Gross, geology; Katie Bourgeois, Joshua Chancellor, Matthew Harder, Jody Caleb Pitman, industrial technology; Brooke Leigh Friedeck, Ashley Diane Lambert, interdisciplinary studies; Kelly Sellers, management; Stephen Joseph Greene, management information systems; Joel Christopher Edgar, Clinton Green, mathematics; Ryan Barnett, Alexander Brewer, mechanical engineering; Sara Elizabeth Tomplait, nursing; Heather Dani Associate Degrees in Nursing: BRIDGE CITY: Connie Leigh Derouen, Olivia Guerra Richard. ORANGE: Velvet Christa Maloy. VIDOR: Melena Marlene Koch.


The Orange Community Band rehearses every Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, located at 4103 Meeks Drive in Orange. They are in need of players for the following sections; flute, clarinet, saxophone, French horn, and percussion, but ALL are welcome! The band performs Christmas, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veteran’s Day concerts. At least one traditional band concert is performed annually. Please visit us on Facebook at Orange Community Band.

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Your ads published in both newspapers, the County Record and the Penny Record plus on our web site (409) 735-2030. (M&R) FOR RENT ON ROUNDBUNCH RD, BC, various sizes and prices, frontage available. Rear spaces cheaper and perfect for shops, storage, warehouses, etc. (409) 735-2030. (M&R)

Maximum Effects Now Hiring in Orange! Hair dressers, massage therapist and nail technicians. Room or booth rental – $75 per week. Have walk-ins, but clientele helpful.

STORE FRONT, BC, on Texas Ave. across from Market basket, (409) 735-2030. (M&R)

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EMPLOYMENT RELIABLE CLEANERS has a full time ay positions available. Our store hours are 7 am to 6 pm, Mon. thru Fri. and 8 am to noon on Sat. The person filling this position must be able to work between our Orange and Bridge City stores. You must be mature, dependable and energetic. You must be able to pass a drug screen and background check. Applications are available at any of our 4 stores, No Phone Calls Please!

WANTED! BCHS STUDENT for grandmother’s house helper. $8 per hour. References required. Transportation provided if needed. Call 7359504 and leave a message.


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APARTMENTS BRIDGE CITY 1/1, nice neighborhood in Bridge City, cathedral ceilings w/ tract lighting, Kitchen has all S.S. appliances, dish washer, self cleaning oven, and Granite counter tops,. bath room has linen closet and built-in vanity, all ceramic tile floors, all living area downstairs, black spiral staircase leads to loft bedroom. New CA/H, concrete parking and patio, lawn care provided by landlord, No Pets,.You pay elec. & water, $500 monthly + $300 dep., call for an appointment @ (409) 735-6277 or 626-1968. CHATEAU ROYALE APARTMENTS, spacious 1 & 2 bedrooms. Conveniently located in downtown Orange, minutes from LSCO, library, churches, parks, museum, shopping & the boardwalk. Starting at $500. Move in specials. call 409-886-4176. COMMERCIAL NICE OFFICE SPACE, on Bland St., BC, former lawyer’s office, newly redone, nice.

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HOME RENTALS VERY NICE AND CLEAN 3/1/2 Bridge City home for rent in a very good neighborhood Partial brick home. Fenced and private backyard. Plenty of closet space including extra storage in the garage. Central Air and heat. Washer Dryer hookups in garage. Very well insulated house. New kitchen and bathroom cabinets and counter tops. $925 per mo. $925 deposit. Call 735-3369. Leave detailed message if no answer. 4bd/1/ba. No inside pets. 3650 Hemlock. $800/mo. Call 409-670-0112. 3bd/1ba fireplace, fenced yard, no inside pets. 3750 Kenwood. $700/mo. Call 409670-0112

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FEMA TRAILERS FOR RENT, fully furnished, well kept and in real good cond., No pets, $350 monthly + utilities and deposit, 697-2552. BC AREA , as little as $30 daily for rooms, M.H.’s by day or week, starting at $30 a day or weekly, 735-8801 or 7347771. (cctfn) 3/1 & 3/2 $ 2/1 IN OFISD, 1 block from schools, Large lot, W./D hookups, No Pets, $550 / $450 and $375 monthly + dep., (409) 720-8699. (7/24) BRIDGE CITY 3/2 (full baths), ‘06 Horton, furnished, in nice family park, 515 Jones, $750 monthly + $750 dep., small pets OK, (281) 855-4444. BRIDGE CITY 2/1, nice & clean, stove, ref., mini blinds, CA/H, garbage paid, No Pets, $425 monthly + dep., (409) 553-1479. HOME SALES 3/2/2 BRICK IN BCISD, CA/H, on 3/4 acre lot, (409) 735-7680.

1500 SQ FT. 3 BD/ 2 BA. Completely remodeled, new top of the line central heat and air. All stainless appliances included. New plumbing, 1 car attached garage and 2 car attached carport. Screened in back porch with covered work area and privacy fence. on 2 large corner lots with fruit trees & landscaping. Selling below market value, a must see. Don’t let this one get away. Price and financing neg. Call Vance at 409-9203762. 4/1 W/ COVERED CARPORT, #12 circle G in Orange, Lg. family, dining and den,


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11 temp positions; approx 10 months; Duties: to operate farm equipment in sugar cane fields; to prepare the fields and give maintenance to the crop during and after the harvesting season. Planting of sugarcane by hand, farm and field duties; operation and performing minor repairs and maintenance of farm vehicles and equipment. Able to work in hot humid weather, bending and stooping to reach ground level crop and able to stand on feet for a long period of time. Once hired, workers may be required to take random drug test at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination. $9.50 per hour; OT varies, not guaranteed . Job to begin on 8/1/13 through 6/1/14. 3 months experienced required in job offered. 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 Charles Guidry Farms located in Erath, LA. Qualified applicants may call employer for interview (337) 364-654-2403 or may apply for this position at their nearest State Workforce located at 304 Pearl St., Beaumont, TX 77701.


1 temp positions; approx 10 months; Duties: to assist with the hand planting of new sugar cane crop, to operate equipment in the fields during the harvesting season. To perform minor repairs on farm equipment, fertilizing and drain cleaning. General farm work. $9.50 per hour; OT varies, not guaranteed . Job to begin on 7/25/13 through 5/25/14. 3 months experienced required in job offered. 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 Blanchard Farms, Inc. located in Labadieville, LA. Qualified applicants may call employer for interview (985) 309-0118 or may apply for this position at their nearest State Workforce located at 304 Pearl St., Beaumont, TX 77701.

3 temp positions; approx 5 months; Duties: planting of sugar cane by hand; harvesting of sugar cane for raw sugar process; farm and field duties; able to work in hot humid weather, bending or stooping to reach ground level crops and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Once hired, workers may be required to take random drug test at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination. $9.50 per hour; OT varies, not guaranteed . Job to begin on 8/1/13 through 12/31/13. 3 months experienced required in job offered. 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 K & M Cane located in Bunkie, LA. Qualified applicants may call employer for interview (337) 945-9120 or may apply for this position at their nearest State Workforce located at 304 Pearl St., Beaumont, TX 77701.

15 temp positions; approx 5 ½ months; Duties: planting of sugar cane by hand; to operate farm equipment in sugar cane fields during the harvesting of the crop; operation and performing minor repairs and maintenance of farm vehicles and equipment. Able to work in hot humid weather, bending and stooping to reach ground level crop and able to stand on feet for a long period of time. Once hired, workers may be required to take random drug test at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination. $9.50 per hour; OT varies, not guaranteed . Job to begin on 8/1/13 through 1/15/14. 3 months experienced required in job offered. 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 Charles Guidry Farms located in Erath, LA. Qualified applicants may call employer for interview (337) 364-654-2403 or may apply for this position at their nearest State Workforce located at 304 Pearl St., Beaumont, TX 77701.

9 temporary positions; approx 1 ½ months; Duties: planting of sugar cane by hand; farm and field duties; able to work in hot humid weather, bending or stooping to reach ground level crops and able to stand on feet for long periods of time. Once hired, workers may be required to take random drug test at no cost to the worker. Testing positive or failure to comply may result in immediate termination. $9.50 per hour; OT varies, not guaranteed . Job to begin on 8/5/13 through 9/27/13. 1 months experienced required in job offered. 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 K & M Cane located in Bunkie, LA. Qualified applicants may call employer for interview (337) 945-9120 or may apply for this position at their nearest State Workforce located at 304 Pearl St., Beaumont, TX 77701.

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FRI. - SAT., 3112 TIMBERLANE, BC/ORG., in Victory Gardens, 8 till ? Clothes, truck rims (1 set Chevy & 1 set Dodge), shoes, toys, misc. FRI. - SAT., 2822 JACKIE, OF, off Ollia Rd., 8 till 2. Kitchen and household items, towels, sheets, curtians, CD player, weed eaters, glassware, More! SAT., 331 MARTIN AVE., BC, at Meadow Lawn, 7 till noon. Glassware, home decor, tons of clothes, Old lace table cloths, above grond pool (used 1 year, needs circulation pump), misc. SAT, 1818 BOWIE ST, ORG. 8-3. Kitchen appliances, BBQ cooker, large size clothes, smoker, recorded books, useful household items. SAT, 3475 PELICAN, ORG. 7-Noon. Under lg carport, some of everything, great prices. SAT., 19525 HWY 62, ORG/BC, Winfree Baptist Church Gym, 7 till 2. HUGE SALE, Adoption fundraiser garage sale, lots of families participating to support a child hoping to have a “Forever Family!” TV’s, electronics, Holiday stuff, tons and tons of kid’s books, baby gear, luggage, sports equip., furniture, bedding and pillows, kid’s and adult shoes and clothes, Coca Cola collectables, wall art, craft supplies, home decor, So Much More! THis will also be a bake sale! Please come and support this great cause! SAT., 1301 TURNER DR., BC, 7 till noon. Lots of stuff!

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3/2 IN OFISD, recently remodeled, wood floor, carpeted bedrooms, CA/H, close to schools. Owner finance, no bank involved! $69,900, 10% down, $625 monthly. Call (409) 745-2373 for more info, can E-Mail pictures on request.

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2 ACRES on W. Grigsby rd., has culvert, driveway ad pad site, water ansd sewer can be financed with land, guaranteed owner financing. COUNTRYLAND PROPERTIES LLC.745-1115.

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10 ACRE TRACT off Gordon lane, LCMISD, property has pasture land and timber. Owner financing available. COUNTRYLAND PROPERTIES LLC.745-1115.

Excellent Pay & Benefits + 401K Sign-on Bonus for Experienced Drivers No Over the Road, you’re home daily Run Regular Shifts in Beaumont. CDL-A w/ “X” Endorsement Needed 1 yr 18-wheeler or Tanker Exp. Req. eoe

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• The Record • Week of Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Theme: Kids’ TV ACROSS 1. Heavy, hanging instrument, pl. 6. Amiss 9. Lazy one who ____ around 13. Extra 14. Hair goo 15. IRS threat 16. Famous for his fables 17. Grassland 18. Spring bloom 19. *Kids’ ______ Awards 21. *Carly Shay’s web show 23. Ides mo. 24. Worry excessively 25. *Blue from Blues Clues 28. For sitting 30. Mars’ satellite 35. Adjoin 37. Pretentiously artistic 39. Churchill/Roosevelt/ Stalin meeting site 40. Easy run 41. Fiesta fare 43. Chemistry Nobelist Otto ____ 44. *Smurf leader and Berenstain Bear dad 46. Hindu serpent deity 47. Like hand-me-downs 48. Prairie and Cape Cod in architecture, e.g. 50. Like tightrope walker’s rope 52. Yoda: “Do. Or do not. There is no ___.” 53. Adds to, often used with “out”

APPLIANCES USED APPLIANCES, starting at $99.95 & up, Harry’s Appliances, 302 10th. St. (10th. & main), Orange, We buy used appliances, 8864111. KENMORE REFRIG., white,

Ice maker, $250, (409) 7356344. FURNITURE OCTAGON SOLID WOOD DINING table w/ glass top, 4 cusioned chairs w/ rollers, $200; King size bed set, $150; Solid wood Thomasville

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Little Cypress-Mauriceville C.I.S.D. will accept sealed qualifications for Construction Manager-At-Risk services for facility construction and renovation for the recently passed $56 million bond program until 3:00 p.m. on July 1, 2013 at the LCM Administration Building, 6586 FM 1130, Orange, TX 77632 at which time, they will be opened and the names of the respondents read aloud.

king headboard, night stand, 8 drawer dresser w/ mirror, $250; TV stand, wood and iron, $25, (409) 735-7783. MUST SELL KELLER WOOD formal dining room set. $400. Cost $2300 new. In excellent condition. Call Ryan or Sandy at 920-3543 or 779-0679. 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

Actual size: 1x9.5”

KIA SORENTO LX - 2008 with 67,000 miles. Looks and drive like new. Navy blue with new tires. $12,500. Call Sandy at 313-6542 or 9203543. RIDING MOWER - 2011 TROYBUILT Pony. 17.5 B&N Motor, 42 in cut. $625. Call 409-221-1967 CUIDO NINOS EN MI CASA, desde i mes de nacido hasta Sanos. (409) 365-9555 or 365-2864. PETS CHIHUAHUA PUPPYS for sale, adorable colors, $125 ea., (409) 499-2128.

To be published in FOR ‘99 CHEVY P.U.: The PART Record Newspapers MINI DASHUNDS, 2 females 5.7L Butec 3/4 ton trans, 6 weeks old, 1 Dapple and be $400; 04/28/2010 passenger side fender, 1 red, must go soon! (409)

RFQ documents and additional information can obtained at the LCM Administration Building or by calling 409-883-2232. LCM CISD reserves the right to reject any or all statements of qualifications.

$50 OBO; bumper, $75; and more parts. Call (409) 2219996 for more info after 1:30.


MISSING! SIBERIAN KUSKEY, black and white, blue eyes, lost in Little Cypress area, $100 REWARD, (409) 201-2072 / 201-2082 or 7462035.

******PLEASE FAX ANY 2 GUTTER CONNCT GREENHOUSES, w/ 2 heater CORRECTIONS BY tbles, 24’ x 75’ ea., will take THE STATE OF TEXAS best offer, (409) 735-3319. 5 P.M. TODAY TO: Brad Williams to 735-7346 ‘01 FORD RANGER P.U., 1107 McFaddin St 6 cul, auto trans., elec. winBeaumont TX 77701 Thanks, dows, perfect cond., $4,250, Respondent, NOTICE: (409) 719-3496. (7/19) Debbie YOU HAVE BEEN SUED. You may employ an attorney. If CIVIL CITATION - CCVPUBWD

you or your attorney do not file a written answer with the clerk who issued this citation by 10:00 a.m. on the Monday next 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 JULY 8, 2013. 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 FIRST AMENDED ORIGINAL PETITION was filed and docketed in the Honorable 260th District Court of Orange County, Texas at the District Clerk's Office at the Orange County Courthouse, 801 W. Division Ave., Orange, Texas on SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 in the following styled and numbered cause: The suit requests DEFENDANT CITED TO APPEAR AND ANSWER HEREIN CAUSE NO. 110081-C Sandra Godwin vs Nadine Williams et al The name and address of the attorney for Plaintiff otherwise the address of Plaintiff is: 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, May 24, 2013. VICKIE EDGERLY, District Clerk Orange County, Texas By: Charlean Deputy



Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Administration for the Estate of Kelba Paul Odom, Deceased, were issued on June 5, 2013, in Cause No. P-16440, pending in the County Court at Law of Orange County, Texas, to: Stephen C. Howard, Administrator. 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.

Stephen Howard Attorney at Law 903 W. Green Orange, Texas 77632 DATED the 5th day of June, 2013.

Stephen C. Howard Stephen C. Howard

Attorney for Kelba Paul Odom State Bar No.: 10079400 903 W. Green Orange, Texas 77630 Telephone: (409) 883-0202 Facsimile: (409) 883-0209

55. Was ahead 57. *New York City nanny 60. *Nick __ ____ 63. Blood carrier 64. Greek R 66. Not fitting 68. Sign up again 69. Charged item 70. 4:1, e.g. 71. Ball of yarn 72. One of Bo Peep’s flock 73. Not slouching DOWN 1. Sets policy for Federal procurement 2. Crude group? 3. Funny poet Ogden 4. Subsequently a husband 5. Reddish-brown colors and old photos made in this color 6. Eyeball 7. ATM extra 8. Pizazz 9. Litigant 10. *Singing choice 11. *Like a Smurf 12. *Porky or Petunia’s home 15. Lack of enthusiasm 20. Zagreb native 22. Large edible mushroom 24. VIPs 25. Explores by touch 26. Lusitania’s destroyer 27. *T.U.F.F. agent 29. *Kukla and Ollie’s partner

FOUND SMALL M SNAUSER, gray and white, no collar, well groomed, if yours caall and discribe @ (697) 7180501. 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. FREE KITTENS, ready to go, (409) 735-2826. PUBLIC NOTICES: AL-ANON MEETS ON Wednesday & Sunday at 7pm. 1512 Strickland Dr., Orange, call (409) 779-4289 or Cindy @ 994-5503 for details. GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUGHLOVE is a self help parents support group for parents of children displaying unacceptable behavior. Meets every Tues. at 7 pm. at Immaculate Conception education building, 4100 Lincoln (corner of Lincoln & Washington) in Groves. For more information call 9620480.

Enlarged for proofing. Actual size: 1 col. x 4.5" To be published in The Record Newspapers 02/08/12

PLEASE FAX ANY Jeep Liberty Sport CORRECTIONS BY 5 P.M. MONDAY Limited Edition

to 735-7346 Premium Package. Like new. Low Miles. Thanks,

Features: SkySlider electronic retractable roof, Nicole Bluetooth UConnect system, satellite radio, MP3/CD, onboard diagnostic system, tan inFAX terior, leather trimmed bucket seats, 3.7 liter 6 # 735-7346 cylinder engine, 4 WD automatic transmission, running boards, 4 doors, additional Chrome Accents Group on Inferno Red metal flake exterior. Only 39,650 Miles.

No Reasonable Offer Refused! Call 409-221-0601 or 886-7183 Email:

31. Hawaiian island 32. It comes from past? 33. Not the same one 34. *Underwater squirrel 36. Bluish green 38. Hatha or bikram, e.g. 42. ___ Ste. Marie 45. Lever and fulcrum toy 49. Downhill equipment 51. Staying power? 54. Bone-chilling 56. Iraqi money

57. Actor ____ McHale 58. European sea eagle 59. Cook slowly 60. First rate 61. U.K. art museum 62. Larger-than-life 63. Bow shape 65. To what extent, amount or degree 67. *”Sesame Street” watcher

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AT. ST. PAUL UNITED METHODIST you can experience the warmth of friendly people, beautiful music, and inspiring sermons. Join us at 1155 W. Roundbunch Rd., BC each Sunday at 8:15 AM or 10:45 AM for worship experience at 9:30 AM for Sunday School. You’ll be glad you came, and so will we! SUICIDE RESCUE of Orange County. Suicide is not the answer, give us a chance, 769-4044 Vidor. CRISIS CENTER. Rape and crisis center of S.E. Texas needs volunteer advocares to provide direct ser-

vices to survivors of sexual assault in a medical setting. Comprehensive training is

provided, Anyone interested should contact the Crisis Center at (409) 832-6530.

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