Accident In Front Of School Wednesday


A 27-year-old man was injured Wednesday morning after the car he was driving crashed into the back of an SUV in front of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School. Orange police reported Colton Eugene Curtice of Mauriceville was taken by Acadian Ambulance to Baptist Hospital in Beaumont with non-incapacitating injuries. Officer N.R. Medina reported a Chevrolet Tahoe ...

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Western Family Day April 8


Cowboys, Flappers and Mesmerizing Music Family Fun All Day at Stark Cultural Venues, April 8   Bring the entire family to enjoy a full day of events at Stark Cultural Venues on Saturday, April 8. Saddle up for Western Family Day at the Stark Museum of Art. Join us for free fun with arts & ...

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LU Teams Walks The Big Stage


Two Lamar students had the opportunity to weigh in across the Bassmaster Classic stage in Minute Maid Park on Sunday. Lamar University fishermen Brandon Simoneaux (right) of Bridge City and Colby Ogden of Sour Lake Fished the college classic on Lake Houston Sunday weighing in 8 lb. 1 oz. finishing in 8th place. –   ...

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Orange Council Rejects Subdivision


A man who lives in the Memorial Field neighborhood told the Orange City Council Tuesday he is concerned a child will be hit by a car on Eddleman Drive because of the parking. Marcus Rector, who lives on Rue des Fleurs, spoke during the citizens comment part of the meeting. He said ‘No Parking’ signs ...

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Walter Cobb Passes At 88


Former Pinehurst City Administrator  Walter Cobb, who also once served as police chief in Orange, died Tuesday at the age of 88. He was living in Shelby Township in Michigan. Cobb served in the U.S. Marine Corps, the Army and the Air Force Reserve. He then went on to become a police officer in Houston ...

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Beckett Representing Orange


Theresa Beckett, daughter of Greg & Marcy Beckett, will represent the city of Orange in the 2017 Tyler County Dogwood Festival in Woodville on April 1st  as a Duchess in the festival’s royal court.  This will mark the 74th year of Tyler County’s celebration of Springtime in East Texas.  She will participate in the parade ...

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Community Bulletin Board


 Check out the many events going on around the greater Orange area… – Chevron Retirees Association to Meet – The Chevron Retirees Association will meet Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 11:15 a.m. at Robert’s Steakhouse, 3712 W. Park Ave., in Orange.  All Chevron, Texaco and Unocal retirees, spouses and guests are cordially invited to attend ...

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Negotiations To Start Soon With SOEU


Collective bargaining negotiations should start between Orange County and the Sheriff’s Office Employees Union in about two weeks.  Commissioner Jody Crump serves on the county’s negotiation team, and confirmed Wednesday that attorneys for the union have agreed to meet with representatives and attorneys for Orange County on Wednesday, April 12.  The current collective bargaining agreement ...

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Lori Shannon (Delaney) Deason


Lori Shannon (Delaney) Deason, 56, of Orange, Texas, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas, in Beaumont, Texas. On Saturday, January 21, 1961, Shannon was born to parents Virginia (Harris) and Douglas Delaney, in Orange, Texas, where she remained a lifelong resident.  Shannon was a Christian woman of the ...

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Certificate Pay Approved For Now


It took two votes of Commissioners Court Tuesday afternoon before certificate pay for Sheriff’s Office employees was approved to be continued for the time being.  The time frame is until the first week of May when it could be ceased unless it is included in a new collective bargaining agreement between the county and the ...

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