Burglary Suspects Arrested

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  Orange police arrested two burglary suspects within a 24-hour period. Tuesday at 7:35 a.m. A man in the process of breaking into a house in the 500 block of Decatur Avenue was caught. Police arrested a 40-year-old Albert James Solomon, described as a transient. He was booked into the Orange County Jail. As of ...

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Father Son Fight

A 22-year-old man was arrested for aggravated assault and his 54-year-old father was taken to a Beaumont hospital early Tuesday morning after the father went into cardiac arrest. Orange Police Officer L.T. Holland reported the two fought after they had been drinking at a club on Simmons Drive. According to Holland, the Orange Fire Department ...

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More Bikes Stolen

Orange Police Department Captain Cliff Hargrave said investigators don’t know if the two people arrested Monday evening are connected to two more motor dirt bikes that were stolen Monday morning. Officers went to a house in the 1000 block of 37th Street at 10:18 Monday. A woman reported that two red and white Honda motor ...

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Boyd Lance Petry

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  Boyd Lance Petry, 74, of Orange, passed away on June 22, 2015, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A graveside service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in Indian Bayou, Louisiana, on ...

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James R. Sweet

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  The Celebration of Life for Mr. James R. Sweet will be Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Sparrow Funeral Home. Interment will be at Houston National Cemetery in Houston, TX. He died June 17, 2015 at Orange Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. James Rudolph Sweet was born in Many, LA to Tessie ...

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Orange Lions Officers

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  The Orange Lions Club held their installation and awards night Monday. Pictured  L. to R. is Dan Mohon, Butch Campbell (both received Lion of the Year award) and Bill Smith (received Melvin Jones Fellow Award.) Officers installed are Sandra Williams (third Vice President), Chris Gunstream (second Vice President and received Rookie of the Year ...

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Stolen Bikes Recovered


  On Monday, June 22, 2015, around 8:00 p.m., an Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy met with a complainant in the 4200 block of Darlene St., in Orangefield, in reference to recovery of stolen property. The complainant, who resides in the City of Orange, told the Sheriff’s Deputy that he had two motorcycles stolen from him ...

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THSBCA 4A All-State Baseball Team

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  4A:   1st Team: Pitchers First Last HS Grade HS coach Rixey Boyd Argyle 12 Ricky Griffin Chase Shugart Bridge City 12 Chad Landry Oscar Noguera Hidalgo EC 12 Karlos Carrasco 2nd Team: Pitchers First Last HS Grade HS coach Caleb Hanks Lufkin Hudson 12 Glen Kimble Jared Biddy Iowa Park 12 Mike Swenson ...

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Making Most of Last Chance


  7U Beast Baseball competed in the Last Chance Qualifier tournament this weekend at Ford Park and went undefeated 4-0 while scoring 52 runs and only allowing 10. They will now play in the Super State tournament in Beaumont this weekend and then the World Series in Sulphur Louisiana Which starts on July 3rd : ...

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Armed Robbery on 16th


  Monday night Officers with the City of Orange Police Department were dispatched to 3701 16th Street, Texas Country Store, in reference to an Aggravated Robbery.  Upon officers’ arrival, officers made contact with witnesses and the store employees.  The suspect was identified by employees as a white male who was wearing a green “hoodie” style ...

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