Rollover on FM3247

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Police believe a 78-year-old woman may have suffered from a medical problem Wednesday about 1 p.m. when she lost control of the SUV she was driving. The SUV went off the roadway on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and rolled over. It landed on the roof in a field near United Methodist Church. Orange Police ...

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Man Dies In Accident

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A 23-year-old Louisiana man died in a one-car crash Wednesday afternoon off Interstate 10 at the Simmons Drive exit. He crashed the car into a metal beam from an old highway sign off the access road about 1 p.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the man as Jordan Pinchon from Carencro, Louisiana. Trooper ...

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LCM Homecoming Court

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Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School has named the 2015 Homecoming Court. Seniors, vying for King and Queen include (L to R) Jeffrey Holland, Sydney Pierce, Grant White, Brooke Manuel, Cade Baker, Kami Foskey, Dylan Dixon, Payton Bickham,  Joseph Tran, Brittany Bonin, Vinny Hale, and Courtney Price. Junior class representatives from left Skyler Authement, Connor Alexander, Mallory Bromley, Jeremiah Armstrong, Theresa Beckett, and Tyler Miller. Sophomores ...

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OC Sheriff’s Calls Sept. 29-Oct. 5

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Orange County Sheriff’s Calls Sept. 29-Oct. 5 Theft, 12:19 p.m. September 29, 9300 block FM 105 in Orangefield. Theft of copper, 2:45 p.m. September 29, 300 block Waddell Street in Vidor. Sexual assault, 5:18 p.m. September 29, 1400 block Mohawk Street in Vidor. Burglary of a building, 7:37 p.m. September 29, 2300 block North Tram ...

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Patrick Henry Belanger

Patrick Henry Belanger, 71, of Bridge City, Texas, and longtime resident of Port Arthur, Texas passed away on October 6, 2015, at the Medical Center of SETX, in Port Arthur. Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on December 20, 1943, he was the son of Minor Belanger and Elizabeth Ann Cillessen. Patrick enjoyed woodworking projects; he ...

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Larry H. White

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The Celebration of Life for Mr. Larry H. White, 64, of Orange, will be Thursday, Oct 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church during a Mass of Christian Burial. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. ...

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Tuesday Volleyball

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Orangefield went to Bridge City and beat the Lady Cards in straight sets  25-16, 25-12, 25-17.  For OF: Sabryn Crain with 13 kills, 7 digs, 2 blocks, 2 aces; Julianne McManus with 10 kills, 2 assist and 7 digs; Rebekah Newell had 5 blocks and 3 kills and 2 digs; Anna VanPelt had 6 total aces with 4 ...

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Deweyville Week 7 Preview

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The Deweyville Pirates had a bye week to recover from a brutal first half of the football season. At least half a dozen Pirate starters are out or are nursing injuries. Coach Lance Dale says the bye week and this week will be used to get ready for the Newton Eagles on Friday. Coach Dale ...

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Hightower Leaving

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After nine months as Human Resources Director Minnie Hightower is leaving her position with Orange County. The reasons for her leaving are mixed. Hightower indicated one reason was a negative experience her daughter had at a local business in town. Hightower said the community embracement of her receiving the position of Human Resources Director was ...

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Capital Outlay Approved

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The Commissioners Court approved two capital outlay requests Tuesday. County Judge Brint Carlton said the Court budgeted for capital outlay differently during the new fiscal year. Carlton indicated the Court created a capital outlay contingency fund which can be pulled from with the approval of the Commissioners instead of allocating requested funds to each department. ...

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