July Building Permits in OC

  NAME ADDRESS ZIP VALUE FEE RICKEY WHEAT 230 STEPHANIE 77630 $235,000.00 $290.00 CRAIG ROOT 3808 PAGE ROAD 77630 $140,000.00 $250.00 JUAN CEJA 12116 TOLEDO BEND 77630 $186,000.00 $422.50 LEANN CHISHOLM 8101 CANTERBURY 77632 $37,000.00 $93.00 SHALAGH SPEYRER 520 KENNEDY 77662 $20,000.00 $25.00 TIMOTHY DIXON 7368 WADE 77632 $1,500.00 $25.00 KENNETH STANLEY 7600 MASON 77632 ...

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OCARC Fishing Tournament Still Going Strong in 28th Year

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For 28 years the OCARC in Orange has been sponsoring a fishing tournament as a fund raiser for its clients. In 1956 a group of parents joined together to form an association to provide an avenue for their children after they completed school. Originally OCARC was located at the Thomen Community Center. Land was donated ...

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100 Temp Included Small Storm

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Scattered thunderstorms brought a bit of rain and relief to the heat in Orange County Thursday afternoon, but not every neighborhood got rain. The National Weather Service station at the Orange County Airport recorded a temperature of 100 degrees at 2:35 p.m. Thursday. Wednesday’s recorded high at the airport was 98. The showers dropped the ...

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Retirement Past Due For Will

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Thursday was Sue Will’s last day of drawing a paycheck for working at the Orange Public Library. After 20 years on the job, she retired. However, she’ll be back, she told a group gathered for an afternoon reception. She said she plans to come and volunteer at the library. Will retired to spend more time ...

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Orange P&Z Cancelled

The City of Orange Planning & Zoning Commission has cancelled the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 04, 2015 @ 5:30 PM, as there were no applications.     ...

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Orange Issues $4.9 Mill


The City of Orange has issued $4.9 million in certificates of obligation bonds for maintenance on the water and sewer system. Financial advisor Jim Gilley told the City Council this week that the bonds sold Tuesday morning at a 2.95 percent interest rate to Sunco Capital. He said the city has a good AA bond ...

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Clifton J. Stutes

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Clifton J. Stutes, 88, of Orange, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.  Officiating will be Chaplain Marv Howland.  Military Honors will be provided by the U.S. Navy. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mr. ...

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Tommy Lee Vercher, Sr

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Tommy Lee Vercher, Sr., 78, of Orange, Texas, passed away on July 28, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Friday, July 31, 2015, at Miracle Restoration Revivals in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Larry Doucet, Pastor. Prayer and eulogy will be recited by Joe David Vercher, Sr. Burial ...

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Hunter Education Safety Class

Texas Parks & Wildlife Hunter Education Enhanced Safety Course 4 hr. Field Part will be taught Monday August 17, 2015 from 6:00 PM til 10:00 PM. You must complete the FREE Enhanced Hunter Ed on line home study computer sections, print completed tests and bring them to class. Call Danny Odom for more information and ...

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Despite the green leaves and no severe weather in the area, this large tree fell across 2212 Link St. Thursday morning. (photo by Mike Johnson) ...

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