Janie Garrett

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Janie Victoria Colburn Garrett, 96, of Orange, Texas passed away on August 11, 2015, at The Meadows in Orange. A memorial service will be held at 10:00am, Monday, August 17, 2015 at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Barry Bradley of First Baptist Church in Orange. Visitation will be held prior to ...

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Frankie Sherlin

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Frankie Lee (Riddle) Sherlin, 80, of Deweyville passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015 at her residence. Frankie was born on May 18, 1935 in Eugene, Oregon to parents Blanche Mae (Sherlin) and Robert “Zeke” Riddle. She had lived in the Deweyville area for the last 10 year; prior in Houston and North Carolina. She ...

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RAIN Tuesday Afternoon


A thunderstorm moved through Orange County Tuesday afternoon and brought a relieving drop in the temperature plus bit of rain to parched grass. The National Weather Service station at the Orange County Airport recorded a temperature of 100 degrees at 1:15 p.m. By mid-afternoon it had dropped to 99 and when the storm came it dropped ...

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BC Automotive Wins Award


The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Bridge City Automotive has been named Business Member of the Month for August 2015.   Mark Benton, Bryan Boldt, Alicia Garza, Charles Marie, and Corey Gerity accepted the award, sponsored by Sabine River Ford, from Ambassador Beth Arnold, marketing director of Wellspring Credit Union at ...

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Kiwanis Donates to Stay and Play

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The expansion of a playground designed for special needs students at Little Cypress Intermediate recently got a $600 boost from the Kiwanis Club of Orange, Texas. The Stay and Play Recreational Area, the first fully inclusive playground in the area, is currently a 40×40 foot area for both safety and comfort of special needs students. ...

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Chase Ends With Arrest

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On August 11, 2015 at approximately 1:45pm West Orange Police Lt. John Tarver was at the Walmart located at 3115 Edgar Brown Drive in West Orange. As he was sitting in an unmarked Police Vehicle on the West side of the Walmart close to the Garden center, he observed a white male exit the Garden ...

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International Paper To Invest $80 Million


The City of Orange is getting a promise from International Paper to invest $80 million at the containerboard mill for improvements and upgrades. In addition, the company is pledging to keep at least 300 employees. Those are among the terms of an economic development agreement for the city to annex the paper mill on Highway ...

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OFISD Asking For Tax Increase

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The Orangefield school board is asking voters in the school district to approve a tax increase to make up for lost income from state financing. The district has set a special Tax Ratification Election (TRE) for Saturday, October 3, with early voting to start September 16. “The state is not making a commitment to fund ...

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Hood Presents Budget To Pinehurst


Pinehurst City Administrator Robbie Hood presented his first budget as administrator of the city to the City Council Tuesday morning. The $2.9 million budget is rather lean according to Hood. “We’ve had to go through and look at what was requested and what we could afford at this particular time. We are down from last ...

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Tuesday Volleyball Scores


Tarkington 3 Orangefield 0 PNG 3 BC 0 Dayton 3 BC 0 Ozen 3 WOS 2 ...

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