Truck Stuck On Tracks


An Amtrak passenger train managed to stop a few yards from a car transport trailer stuck on the Park Avenue railroad crossing Tuesday afternoon. Orange Police Captain Keith Longlois said a faster-moving freight train likely would have hit the trailer. The truck with the trailer made it over the eastbound lane of the raised tracks, ...

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Tuesday Volleyball Scores


The Orangefield Lady Bobcats defeated the Silsbee Lady Tigers in 3 sets, 25-23, 25, 22, 26-24.  OF ​Leaders were:  Kills: Bailee Click – 11, Devany Crain 7, Kinley Gipson and Jessica Metts 5, Mackenzie Davis 4; Assists: Taylor Decker 10 and Mackenzie Davis 12; Blocks: Bailee Click 5, Crain and Gipson 1 a piece; ​Digs: Faith Fregia 13, Devany Crain and ...

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Virgil Ingram, Jr


Virgil Ingram, Jr., age 87 of Orange, Texas, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Branson West, Missouri.  Services will be at 1:00 PM on Thursday October 19, 2017 at Dorman Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Chris Eppler from Mauriceville Church of Christ officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery ...

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Superintendents Fighting For Schools


School district officials across the Texas coast affected by Hurricane Harvey are continuing to convince the state to cancel standardized testing and school rankings this year. Little Cypress-Mauriceville Superintendent Dr. Pauline Hargrove went to Austin last week to speak to the House of Representatives Committee on Public Education. She told KOGT’s Gary Stelly during halftime ...

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Alani Rose Jacobs


Alani Rose Jacobs, 2 months old, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away on October 11, 2017. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange, Texas. Born in Galveston, Texas, on August 4, 2017, was the daughter of Allanna Jacobs and Roosevelt Scott. She was preceded in ...

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WOSHS Announces Homecoming Court


  West Orange – Stark High School will celebrate homecoming Friday night, October 20 when the varsity football team faces Hardin Jefferson. Members of the Homecoming Court were recognized Monday night during a community pep rally. Members of the court are: Sweethearts: (Above) Cheerleader, Da’Shayla Cooper; Drill Team, Makaelen Booker; Football, Mariah Mims; Band, Jameah ...

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Cards Fired Up After First Win


The defending district champion Bridge City Cardinals opened district play last week with their first win of the season over the Cleveland Indians.  More good news is that Zeke Mendez should be back with a cast on his hand, but could be available to play for the Cardinals this Friday night. Coach Dwayne DuBois sees ...

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Winters Is Granger Chevy Player of the Game


The Granger Chevrolet Player of the Game for Week 7 is LCM’s Chris Winters, who won the award by halftime of the Bears game against Silsbee.  Winters had 162 yards rushing and three TD’s with and interception on defense.  He would go on to rush for more than 200 yards in the Bears win over ...

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Will Theater Join The List


People in Orange wanting to take a break from house repairs have had to travel out of town to catch a new movie. The ShowBiz Cinema on Bowling Lane flooded during Harvey and has been closed ever since with little activity. Like other businesses and homeowners, the company has had to wait on insurance and ...

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Orange Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident


20-year-old Tyler Shane Lisenby of Orange was killed early Sunday morning in Beaumont when a Honda Civic collided with the motorcycle he was driving. The Beaumont Police Department reports the crash was about 2 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Fourth and Bowie Streets. Police said the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Fourth Street when ...

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