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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Marriage Licenses June 15-19

Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of June 15, 2015 thru June 19, 2015   Ronald P. Hidalgo, Jr. and Sheila J. Brock John L. Badeaux and Ellen G. Wright Kent P. LeMaire and Shannon D. Touchet Paul B. Brown and Cynthia R. Newkirk Daniel P. ...

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Two Stores Robbed at Gunpoint

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  Two convenience stores in Orange were robbed by gunmen during the weekend. Orange police report the Stop and Drive at 1801 DuPont Drive was robbed Friday evening about 6. Then the Star Stop at 1402 16th Street was robbed at 9:44 Sunday night. Detective Captain Cliff Hargrave said in both robberies, the clerks described ...

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Bobby Orrill Adaway, Sr

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  Bobby Orrill Adaway, Sr., 70, of Port Neches, passed away on June 21, 2015, at Serenity Care Assisted Living in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at ...

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Leblanc Heads To ULM


  The University Louisiana Monroe volleyball program beefed up its roster by adding Orangefield’s Kacey LeBlanc to their roster. A San Jacinto College transfer, LeBlanc comes to ULM with a wealth of experience at the Libero position. As a freshman, she led the team averaging 3.57 digs per set to go with nine service aces. ...

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Coaches on the Move


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Contractor Electrocuted in OF

On Friday, June 19, 2015, around 1:57 p.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded along with Acadian Ambulance and the Bridge City Fire Department to the Orangefield Junior High School on Sandbar Road in Orangefield, Orange County, Texas, in reference to a person who was electrocuted. On arrival, Deputies learned that an electrical crew working ...

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Honey Bear Officers


Here are the LCM Field Officers for the Honey Bears Drill Team for the ’15-’16 school year. Left to Right: Lieutenant Hanna Sadler, Lieutenant Juliann Jennings, Director Kimberly Thompson Scott, Captain Carli Henning, Co-Captain Brooke Tant.  Scott takes over the Honey Bears this year after serving as Captain in 2005-06. ...

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