Orange Man Killed On I-10


At approximately 12:40am on Friday, October 9, 2015, there was an auto-pedestrian crash in the eastbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10 near mile marker 877 in Orange County. There is very limited information on this crash; however, Troopers were able to ascertain that a vehicle was traveling eastbound in the inside lane of Interstate 10 ...

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Nancy Elizabeth Mahaffey Doyle

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Nancy Elizabeth Mahaffey Doyle, age 63, a resident of Colmesneil, Texas passed away on October 11, 2015 at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont, Texas. Nancy was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was the daughter of the late Dave Mahaffey and Loubelle Mahaffey She is ...

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Robert Earl Trussell, Jr

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Robert Earl “ Little Robert “ Trussell, Jr., 41, of Deweyville, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015 at his home. Born on August 3, 1974 in Beaumont, Texas to his parents, Robert Earl Trussell, Sr. and Della Jean (Hester) Trussell, he was a lifelong resident of Deweyville and he worked as an Iron Worker in ...

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Player of the Game

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Past Winners Melech Edwards, WOS vs Newton Steven Tims, WOS vs Foster J’Lon Douglas, LCM vs Silsbee Christopher McGee, OF vs Lumb Jeremiah Shaw, WOS vs Jasper Cayce Draper, BC vs Newton Jack Dallas, WOS vs LCM ...

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Zombies Wanted To Walk/Run

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LCM Battlin’ Bear Band 5K Zombie Fun Run/Walk and Car Show 9am-3pm, October 31, 2015 Claiborne West Park Register for the 5K at: 5K will begin at 9am and the Car Show will begin at 10am. A free kids 12 and under 1K will follow the 5K. Food, candy, and fun for all! ...

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OFJH Honor Society Members


The following eighth graders were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on October 6th at Orangefield Junior High: Jaysie Banken, Brooklyn Batchelor, Peyton Beebe, Brayden Berry, Sydney Catt, Clayson Choate, Shayla Cormier, Cloey Cox, Alyssa Dodd, Baylee Duhon, Hannah Dupuis, Kadeon Evans, Madelyn Gerlach, Joseph Gray, Jacob Harvey, Kasey Hoffpauir, Whitley Hoyland, Cade Kile, ...

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Adarious DaRoyce “ A. D. “ McGhee, Jr

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Adarious DaRoyce “ A. D. “ McGhee, Jr. two month old infant son of Adarious and Kayla McGhee received his wings to heaven on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at his residence. A. D. was born on August 2, 2015 in Galveston, Texas. He was a very Happy Child who smiled often and he enjoyed watching ...

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Edna Ruth Melgoza


Edna Ruth Melgoza, 54, of West Orange, Texas, passed away October 8, 2015, at her home. Funeral services will be at 1:00pm, Monday, October 12, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Mike Unbenhaur, of First Presbyterian Church of Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be ...

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Smarter Sophomore Making Plays at ‘Bear’ Position


For the longest time, Travon Blanchard was pretty sure he was going to be “the next LeBron.” “I tried to do my little LeBron (James) impersonation,” said Blanchard, a 6-2, 205-pound sophomore from Orange, Texas, who starts at the “Bear” or nickel back position on the Baylor defense. “I played power forward, and my first ...

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Odis l. Welch


Odis l. Welch, 87, died peacefully on October 8, 2015, in Austin, TX. Odis was born February 13, 1928 to Jimmy and Janie Welch. He married Beatrice Dorman in 1948 and the couple had one child together. He lived in Orange, TX until 1971, then moved to Austin. Odis is survived by his daughter, Nelwyn ...

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