Remi Annette McPherson

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Our little angel, baby Remi Annette McPherson, was called to be with the lord on October 21, 2015, in Port Arthur. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 PM, Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange. She is survived by her parents, Tara McPherson and Garrett Winn; grandfather, Kenneth McPherson; great ...

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Ray S. Williamson

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Ray S. Williamson, 73, of Orange, Texas, passed away on October 25, 2015, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at First Pentecostal Church in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Gary Wheeler. Burial will follow at Parrish Cemetery in Little Cypress. Visitation will be from 5:00pm-9:00pm, ...

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Tollway in Orange County?


The Commissioners Court will consider issuing a resolution Tuesday regarding a new tollway of approximately 10 miles extending from the intersection of State Highway 105 and U. S. Highway 69 in Beaumont eastward to the intersection of FM 105 and Interstate 10 in Vidor.  The 105 Tollway would include the installation of a new elevated ...

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Brady B. Burgress

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Brady B. Burgress, 79, of Nederland passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Mid-Jefferson Extended Card Hospital in Nederland. Brady was born on August 1, 1936 in Lufkin, Texas to parents Mary Ann (Crain) and Marshall Burgess. He had lived 50 years in the Mid-Jefferson County area. Brady was a faithful member of Nederland ...

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Billy F. Wolaver

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Billy F. Wolaver, 86, of Orange, passed away on October 23, 2015, in Orange. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Dan Brack of Community Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn in West Orange. Visitation will be prior ...

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16 Firefighters Resign

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A volunteer firefighter for the Mauriceville-McLewis fire department said Friday morning that 16 members of the department have resigned. Richard Jones said he submitted a resignation list with the signatures of the volunteers to the office of Emergency Services District No. 4. The ESD 4 collects property taxes for the volunteer fire department. The ESD ...

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Jesse Lee Hughes

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Jesse Lee Hughes, 36, of Orange, was greeted by the Angels and taken up to his Heavenly Home on Friday, October 23, 2015 at his residence following an illness. Jesse was born on March 1, 1979 in Orange, Texas to his parents, Delbert Eugene Hughes and Myrtle Ann (Johnson) Hughes. He was a lifelong resident ...

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Barbara Thomasine Keller

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Barbara Thomasine Keller, 76, of Fort Ann,NY passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at her home. Born July 4, 1939, in Orange, Texas, she was the third child of the late Thomas and Ruth (Peet) Mendoza. Barbara graduated from Lutcher Stark High School. She was married in Texas and then moved to New York, ...

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Golden Apple Winner


The West Orange – Cove CISD District-wide PTA held a “Golden Apple Award Winner” luncheon for the West Orange – Stark Academic Alternative Center this week. The campus reported 100 percent of school staff members have joined the WOCCISD District-wide PTA for the 2015-2016 school year. The PTA also provided a basket of snacks for ...

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Safe Schools Week

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Local volunteer and professional firefighters Aaron McNeil, Daniel Eaves and Joe Pelaez demonstrated and provided hands on experiences with the fire trucks and equipment recently at Orangefield High School. The men presented during Ms. Bridget Trawhon’s professional communications and Mr. Kevin Credeur’s choir classes. The purpose of the visit was to discuss fire prevention, recruit ...

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