Linda Faye Ball


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 husband, mother, sister, ...

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LCM Baseball Wins

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Fresh off their Sandbag Tour… LCM beat Hamshire-Fannett 9-1 Tuesday afternoon.  Slade Green was the winning pitcher and Drake Trawhon hit a 2 run homer. Friday LCM will host BC at 7pm ...

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I-10 Closed – New Shelter


Rising water has now closed east and westbound traffic on Interstate 10. Traffic will be diverted at Hwy. 62 in Orange County. In Jefferson County traffic will be diverted at U.S. Hwy 69/96/287. With this closure, all lanes of the interstate are closed at Hwy 62. It is unknown at this time the time frame ...

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Bobcats Big Wins


While other teams were off to take care of their families effected by the flooding, the Orangefield baseball and softball team posted big district wins against the Silsbee Tigers Tuesday. The Lady Bobcats won 11-5. Kaylee Ancelot pitched. 6 Ks. Singles: Kristin Broussard, kinley McFarlin (3), Autumn Frost, Jessica Metts. Doubles: kaylee ancelot (2), Haley ...

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Tuesday Update


• Mandatory evacuation for city of Orange from the Sabine River east to the Union Pacific Railroad tracks That includes Navy Park, Brownwood, downtown, Old Orange Historic District, Clairmont and Wrenway areas. Also mandatory for the Cove. • City of West Orange has received 5,000 more sandbags available at police station on Austin Street. • ...

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East Orange Mandatory Evacuation

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Orange County Emergency Management is calling for a mandatory evacuation south of I-10 from the railroad tracks to the Sabine River plus all of the Cove area. Note: The referenced Railroad track is the primary Union Pacific Railroad track that runs parallel to 16th Street. Reminder : Still under Mandatory evacuation is the area north ...

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Pinehurst Mandatory Evacuation


Based on the latest information obtained by the National Weather Service, effective 1:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, 3/15/2016, City of Pinehurst Mayor Pete Runnels has issued a MANDATORY evacuation for areas of Pinehurst previously notified of impending floods. This includes residents and businesses near Macarthur Drive at Adams Bayou, 29th, 30th, 31st and 33rd Streets as ...

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Mustang Game Cancelled Tuesday

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West Orange-Stark will host the Hardin-Jefferson Hawks in the district opener Tuesday at 7pm and KOGT will be there with the live play-by-play. The Lady Mustangs game with HJ has been postponed. Both LCM teams are scheduled to play Wednesday afternoon against Hamshire-Fannett. Orangefield’s baseball and softball teams play Silsbee. BC is off ...

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I-10 Travel Alert

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Flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line has resulted in the states of Texas and Louisiana considering closure of Interstate 10 near the state line as early as Tuesday morning. If that becomes necessary, it will significantly impact east-west traffic in that area and beyond the region.   Stay tuned for updates. ...

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Monday Report From Deweyville


Deweyville in southern Newton is already feeling the effects of the high water from the Sabine River. Steve Stewart from radio station KJAS in Jasper visited Deweyville Monday and said the scene is devastating. Stewart reported the water was at near record level as of midday on Monday. By the time the Sabine crests later ...

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