WO Talks Trash

The West Orange City Council heard from another landlord Monday who is not happy with the recent sanitation ordinance. During the period allowed for public comments Robert Sepulvado spoke against Ordinance 414. Sepulvado gave a suggestion to the council that there is technology available that could be adapted by West Orange that would alleviate the ...

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Loving Leadership


  Trey Love represented Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School at this summer’s Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar for the Texas Gulf Coast Region held at Texas A & M Galveston on May 29 through 31, 2015.  During this inspirational weekend, Love participated in hands-on leadership activities, met leaders in the state, and explored personal leadership ...

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Commissioners Talk Hospital, Spindletop


  The Commissioners Court approved Monday a resolution for the creation of a Veterans Administration inpatient hospital in Orange. The County and the City of Orange have been working with others in the community to make more use of the Baptist Hospital in Orange. Orange City Manager Dr. Sean Oubre told the Court this is ...

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OC Expo Checklist

  Commissioners heard from Maintenance Director Kurt Guidry during a workshop Monday that only two items remain to be checked off a final list for the Orange County Expo Center. The list being checked off is not the first to be done, rather the ninth and should be the last. Colin Garrett with G&G Enterprises ...

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Hole in One


12 year old Jack Burke had his first Hole-in-One Sunday June 14 at Cottonwood Golf Course in Waco. Jack‘s ace came in a practice round at the course before the Starburst Junior Golf Classic.     ...

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Teenager injured in FM 1130 rollover

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  A teenager was injured Sunday morning when the car she was driving went off the roadway and rolled over several times. Orange police report that 17-year-old Jordyn Bailey West of Orange had non-incapacitating injuries. Officer J.E. Roy reported she was not transported by ambulance for medical treatment. He said West was driving a Nissan ...

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Dirt bikes stolen from Greenway garage

Dirt bikes stolen from Greenway garage A resident in Greenway Park had two dirt bikes worth a total of $3,800 stolen from his garage. The man called police at 11:12 a.m. Sunday after seeing the garage door open on his house in the 1700 block of Robin Street. The stolen bikes are described as a ...

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Burglaries and thefts over the Weekend

Burglaries and thefts A guest at the Comfort Inn on Highway 62 South apparently chased away a burglar early Friday morning. Police went to the hotel about noon Friday after damage was discovered to the exterior screen and window. Officer L.L. Claybar reported the guest was awakened between 3:30 and 4 in the morning by ...

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Betty Lou Nezat Fulmer

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  Betty Lou Nezat Fulmer, 85, of Orange, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Holly Hill House Nursing Center in Sulphur, Louisiana. Born on April 27, 1930 in Orange, Texas to her parents, Numa Luke and Alicia Mary Nezat she was a lifelong resident of Orange, she worked as a Telephone Operator for ...

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Truett “T.S.” Hawley

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Truett Hawley, 96, of Orange, passed away on June 21, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be 10:00am, Thursday, June 25, 2015, at North Orange Baptist Church in Orange, Texas.  Officiating will be Reverend Lynn Ashcraft and Reverend Scott McIntosh. A Private burial will follow. Visitation will be from 6:00pm -8:00pm, Wednesday, June 24, ...

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