Grady Johnson, “The Governor of Pinehurst” Celebrates 90th Birthday


Grady Johnson, “The Governor of Pinehurst” was congratulated by many friends and family during his 90th birthday party Saturday at Robert’s. ...

Read More

Orange County Radio Control Club Plane Demonstration


The Orange County Radio Control Club had a demonstration Saturday at their site on FM 1442. Club member Bob Lane said some of the airplanes cost $8,000 to $10,000. ...

Read More

Marriage Licenses in Orange County for September 8th-12th

Marriage Licenses Issued By The Office of Karen Jo Vance, Orange County Clerk For the Week of September 8, 2014 through September 12, 2014. William M. Brocato Jr. and Candice D. Cline, Gregory B. Peveto and LaDonna G. Hollier, Shane R. Wilson and Autumn N. Seamann, James R. Venable and Christena M. Johnson, Anthony C. ...

Read More

Deweyville ISD Makes Bond Refund

Deweyville ISD Bond Refund 9_1_14a

On September 1, 2014, the Deweyville Independent School District accelerated $800,000 in additional bond payments saving the district nearly $440,000 in interest over the next 12 years. The additional funds collected are a result of rising property values in the district beginning in 2011. The initial boost increased the debt service fund balance to $600,000 ...

Read More

Orangefield High School senior, Kristen Blanke semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program


Orangefield High School senior, Kristen Blanke, has been named as a semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. ...

Read More

Orange Police Arrest Nude, Inebriated Clerk at Jack in the Box

Sept. 11, 2014 Orange police were called to the Jack in the Box restaurant on 16th Street Wednesday evening because a clerk had smoked PCP and was creating a disturbance. It was the second public intoxication case related to PCP in three days. Monday night, a man on PCP stripped naked in the middle of ...

Read More

Orange County Hotel Occupancy Tax Committee to Hold Public Hearing

The Orange County Hotel Occupancy Tax Committee met on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 to review fourteen qualified applications for funding from the County’s Hotel Occupancy Tax fund. The applications totaled $215,890. The Committee, however, pared down the requested funds to a total of $75,400. The Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 18th ...

Read More

Vidor Man Charged with Felony Assault on Wife

A 32-year-old Vidor man has been charged with felony assault for attempting to choke his wife. Precinct 1 Judge David Peck set a bond of $10,000 on Christopher Lee Glassey. Officer Jesus Loredo with the Vidor Police Department said he went to the 500 block of West Railroad Street Monday about a disturbance. In an ...

Read More

Kindergarten Teacher Attends Junior Master Gardener Teacher Leader Training


Mrs. Pam Caswell, a Kindergarten teacher, attended an all day workshop called, Junior Master Gardener Teacher Leader Training. It was held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office at the County Facility on FM 1442. This workshop trained teachers to establish and maintain gardens to be used at the school to teach children how to ...

Read More

St. Mary Catholic School Announces 2014-2015 Art Club Officers

2014-2015 Art Club Officers_small

St. Mary Catholic School is proud to announce the 2014-2015 Art Club Officers. Pictured from right to left back row: Mrs. Cindy Claybar – Art Teacher; Carter Claybar – Treasurer; O’Shan Mitchell – President; Audrey Johnson – Historian; Sydney Schmitt – Chaplain; Jacob Anderson – Sargent at Arms; Front row: Amber Lester – Vice President; ...

Read More