Unfinished Business For WOS


(Jay’len Mathews catches touchdown pass against Cuero) The West Orange-Stark Mustangs are in the state championship game for the second year in a row after beating the Cuero Gobblers last week.  Coach Cornel Thompson says the Mustangs are pretty healthy heading into the big game Friday, and his young Mustangs that started workouts in the ...

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City Denies Request, Taking Nativity Scene Down


The City of Orange received a request to place a banner in front of City Hall from the Orange County Atheists on December 9, 2015.  This request was based on the annual Nativity scene that has been erected for many years at City Hall.  The City is denying the banner request. The city said, “Based ...

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Warrant Scam In Area


Robert Bergeron, Detective with the Bridge City Police Department, is warning residents and even those outside of Bridge City about a scam in the area. Bergeron said some people have received fraudulent arrest warrant notifications from the BC municipal court, complete with City of Bridge City logo on it. The email or letter states that ...

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Full House For Comm. Prec. 1


On Monday the final day to file for the March 1, 2016 primaries, a surprise candidate has filed to run as a Republican for the Precinct 1 County Commissioner.  Ryan Peabody the current Emergency Management Coordinator for Orange County is running for the seat.  Peabody told KOGT he was encouraged to run by County Judge Brint ...

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Filing Deadline Passes, No Democrats


Monday is the last day to file for running in the party primaries on March 1. Five Republicans have filed to run for the Precinct 1 county commissioner seat being vacated by David Dubose. In Orange County, no Democrats filed for local elections. The county has six contested races in the Republican Primary. Two of ...

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Two Girls Found Safe


Two sisters ages 5 and 7 were found safe in Orange Sunday after a car-jacker in Louisiana stole the truck they were riding in. Orange Police Detective Captain Cliff Hargrave said Louisiana law enforcement tracked the truck with a cell phone that had been left inside. Patrol Captain Keith Longlois found the girls inside the ...

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Edith Mary Woodall


Edith Mary Woodall, 73 of Deweyville, was born Jan. 21, 1942 in Orange, and passed away Dec. 12, in West Orange. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gary Woodall; parents John Thomas Hogg and Frances Raymer Bower; sister, Delores Varnado; niece, Deboray Kay Varnado; step-sisters, Sandra Porter, Susan Hilton, Mickey and Michie. She ...

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LSCO Fall Commencement

Graduates Fall 2015

  Chancellor Brian McCall Addresses Graduates at the LSC-O  Fall 2015 Commencement The Honorable Brian McCall, Ph.D., Chancellor of the Texas State University System, served as keynote speaker for the Lamar State College-Orange Fall 2015 Commencement ceremony on December 9 at the Lutcher Theater in Orange. Dr. McCall was named chancellor of TSUS in March ...

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Orange Police Briefs


A man living at the Linkwood Apartments was assaulted Saturday night by a man he suspected of being a car burglar. The burglar got away after purposely ripping his shirt. However, the burglar left behind a cell phone. Orange Officer Brian Latiolais reported he went to the apartments at 1500 W. Link Avenue at 8:11 ...

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OF Queens Honored At Parade


Thirty-two former Orangefield Homecoming Queens were honored at the Annual Christmas in Orangefield Parade and Festival Saturday.   The years ranged from Rose Coulter in 1960 to the current OF Homecoming Queen Hannah Lowe. ...

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