Stangs Score Early, Beat Ned


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Orange, IP Wrap Up Deal


The Orange City Council Friday morning finished all the legal steps for the annexation of the International Paper containerboard mill. The economic development contract was also approved on the final reading. The company requested to be annexed earlier in the year in exchange for economic development incentives that include not paying the city’s 1.5 percent ...

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Deweyville VB beats OF


Pirates beat the Lady Bobcat Friday in four sets.  After losing the first set the Lady Pirates won 3 straight. OF was lead by Rebekah Newell and Kailyn Nelson with 6 kills each.  Also Shelby Perales had 6 blocks. In other games, LCM beat Ozen 3-1 ...

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Allen Huff

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Allen Huff, 54, of Vidor, Texas passed away on August 13, 2015, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00am, Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 9:00am. Allen was born in Orange, Texas, on May 23, 1961, ...

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Bridge Cuts Ribbon, But No Cars Yet

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A ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning in Bridge City celebrated the completion of construction on the swing bridge over Cow Bayou on Highway 87. Bridge City Mayor Kirk Roccaforte had the honor of cutting the red ribbon signifying the bridge will soon be open to traffic. Those attending the ceremony had the special opportunity to ...

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Mildred Louise Daughtry Furlough

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Mildred Louise Daughtry Furlough, 80, of Orange, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the Vidor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Vidor.  Born on December 22, 1934 in Orange, Texas to her parents, Bernice and Ollie (Bowman) Daughtry.  She was a lifelong resident of Orange and she enjoyed painting, sewing, reading and spending time with ...

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Wet Week in Forecast

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The National Weather Service is calling for the wettest week since June with Sunday thru Tuesday being the wettest days.  Those days will also see heavy winds.   Monday’s high is only expected to be 90 degrees. ...

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Orange County is under a Burn Ban

Orange County is under a Burn Ban as of Monday, Aug. 10 ...

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LCFD Gets Big Sales Tax Check


The Little Cypress Fire and Rescue Department will soon be losing the sales tax income from the International Paper containerboard mill. But a large check this month will help cover operating expenses for a while. The Texas Comptroller’s Office reports Orange County Emergency Services District No. 3 is getting $251,351 in sales taxes this month. ...

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