Betty Jean Stogner

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Betty Jean Stogner, age 77 of Orange, Texas passed away in Beaumont, Texas at Baptist Hospital after a lengthy illness on Friday, March 11, 2016 with her loving family by her side. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at Dorman Funeral Home. Betty was born in Bogue ...

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Linda Faye Ball

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Linda Faye Ball, of Deweyville, passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016 at her home, at the age of 52. Linda was born on September 15, 1963 to parents Dorothy and Allen Oliver. She had worked as a meat cutter in the Deweyville Meat Market before she retired. Linda was a loving mother, sister, aunt, ...

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St. Joseph Altar Still On For Saturday


St. Mary’s Church will have their St. Joseph Altar on Saturday, March 19 from 11:30-1pm at the Parish Hall rain or shine or flood. ...

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VFW Meet And Craft Sale


VFW Auxiliary to Post 2775, Orange, will have a CALLED MEETING April 4 at 7pm for the express purpose of electing new officers for the 2016-2017 upcoming fiscal year. The meeting is necessary to fall within the National By-Laws’ dates for elections of officers. At the March 22nd meeting will be election of delegates for ...

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Runner Caught Twice


Thursday, March 17 DPS troopers chased a 2001 Mitsubishi Galant after he failed to stop on Hwy. 87. He continued to travel south and spike strips were laid down, stopping the car near LCM High School. The driver, Shane Douglass Blessing, 21, of Lake Charles, was handcuffed behind his back and taken into custody. But ...

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We’ve Seen Some Of This Before


National guardsmen along with local first responders helped people out of flooded East Orange Wednesday morning as the waters from the Sabine River rose through the night into the morning. Once again, some caskets floated out their concrete vaults at Hollywood Cemetery on Simmons Drive. The vaults, which are about half above ground, have concrete ...

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SRA Answers Questions


The Sabine River Authority Wednesday morning lowered gates at Toledo Bend Reservoir, the second day in a row of decreases. Ann Galassi, assistant general manager, said no increases in the water releases are expected. “It is going down,” she said. Rumors have been going around that the SRA is scheduling a big release when many ...

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All Hands On Deck


The National Guard and first responders help an elderly woman get out of her downtown Orange home after floodwaters started covering the area early Wednesday morning.  A big Orange thank you to all of those who came in to help our city.   photo by Margaret Toal, KOGT     ...

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Gov. Abbott Visits Area Wednesday

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott flew over Orange and Newton County Wednesday before holding a press conference to thank officials and first responders for their efforts. Texas Governor Gregg Abbott viewed the devastation of Southeast Texas flooding first hand Wednesday. The governor flew in a helicopter over the flood ravaged areas of Orange and Newton Counties. ...

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