Volleyball Scores


The Orangefield Lady Bobcats swept the Central Lady Jaguars Tuesday evening, 25-21, 25-17, 25-17.  Top performers: Bailee Click led the team with 15 kills, 4 blocks and 2 aces. Kinley Gipson had 4 kills and 3 aces. Jessica Metts had 5 kills and 2 aces. Devany Crain had 5 kills. Lily Saucedo had 18 digs. Faith ...

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Rotary Club Donates Book To Library


The Rotary Club of Orange, Texas, has donated a book to the Orange Public Library, as part of its annual donations to the Library.  Rotary supports book acquisitions in honor of speakers at its meetings.     Mike White, Vice President of Orange Rotary, presented a copy of the book Branding the American West:  Paintings and ...

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Velma E. Odom


Velma E. Odom, 85, of Bridge City, Texas, received her wings Sunday, August 13, 2017, joining her family in heaven.   Velma was born on July 24, 1932, on a houseboat in the Cove with her twin sister Thelma. She was a kind, loving person, wonderful wife, sister and aunt always thinking of others before ...

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Two Men Arrested By OPD


Orange police arrested two men, one who apparently was carrying a pistol, after getting a 911 call early Monday morning concerning men looking into windows of cars at an apartment complex on Meeks Drive. German Chavez of Bridge City had six outstanding Bridge City Municipal Court warrants and was also arrested on misdemeanor charges of ...

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Jeffrey Neal Bartow


Jeffrey Neal Bartow, 59, of Orange, Texas, passed away on August 13, 2017.   Jeff loved to spend his free time fishing. He is survived by his brother, Lee Bartow (Sherry Lyn).   Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home. ...

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WO Budget Includes Tax Increase


The West Orange City Council has scheduled two public hearings on the city’s proposed budget and tax rate for later this month.  The two hearings will be Monday, August 28, and Thursday, August 31.  Both meetings will be in the West Orange Community Center at 5:00 PM.  The budget and tax rate will be approved ...

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Adult Studio Workshops At Shangri La


 Join us for a series of great adult-focused workshops this autumn. Join us on September 23, October 14, and November 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center for some great hands-on learning hosted by Shangri La and Stark Museum of Art staff. These practical, fun, and inspiring ...

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Margie O’Neal


Ms. Margie O’Neal, 57, of Orange died Sunday, August 13, 2017 at her residence. Cremation and Family Disposition services are planned at her request. An Orange native, she was a 1979 graduate of West Orange-Stark High School. Some of her working years were spent as an Operator at A. Schulman Industries. She attended The Freedom ...

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Amy L. Weakley


Amy L. Weakley, a resident of Bridge City Texas was born on September 14, 1931 and passed away on August 13, 2017 at the age of 85.                  She was the essence of compassion, duty, style and of beauty.  She had a boundless smile and a joy for life that resonated with everyone who made ...

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Christopher “Chris” Scott Edwards


Christopher “Chris” Scott Edwards, age 46, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 13, 2017. Christopher was a native of Florida, and had lived in Sulphur off and on all of his life. He was an avid reader, but what he loved most was Sci-Fi. He spent hours and hours at the library reading. Christopher started ...

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