Thieves Have No Boundaries


A burglar made off with $1,000 worth of meat at JB’s Barbecue Monday night. Proprietor Gerard Arrington called police at 9 a.m. Tuesday after discovering that a door on the far side of the smoke house had been opened. Orange Patrol Officer Justin Kirkpatrick reported the door frame had been broken. Three cases of brisket, ...

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OC Sheriff’s Calls September 22-28


Orange County Sheriff’s Office Calls September 22-28   Credit card abuse, 8:44 a.m. September 22, 2800 block Myrtle Street in Vidor. Theft, 10:22 a.m. September 22, Boomtown USA RV Resort, 1495 Freeway Boulevard in Rose City. Threat-retaliation, 2:10 p.m. September 22, 2800 block Myrtle Street in Vidor. Simple assault, 5:48 p.m. September 22, 1100 block ...

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Ann Guyote

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Ann Guyote, 75, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on September 29, 2015, in Port Arthur. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Steven Leger of St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in ...

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Jinx Safar

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Jinx Safar, 84, of Vidor died Saturday, September 26th, 2015 at Oakwood Manor Nursing Home in Vidor. A native of Warren, TX, she was a longtime resident of Vidor. Jinx was retired from Beall’s Department Stores and was a member of First Baptist Church in Vidor. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday ...

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Bobcats vs Worthing For Homecoming

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For the second year in a row the Orangefield Bobcats beat the Newton Eagles. As good as that victory felt the Bobcats cannot rest on their laurels because this week they play the Houston Worthing Colts who are 4-1 on the season. Coach Josh Smalley says the Colts have one of the outstanding quarterbacks in ...

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Foster Wins Again


O’Shanique Foster, of Orange, defeated Darius Jackson in the first round Saturday to improve to 8-0.  It was a tune up fight for his television debut Nov. 6 when he faces Samuel Teah on ShoBox: The New Generation.   ...

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Cardinals Set to Enter Lion’s Den

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BEAUMONT, Texas – The Lamar University football team places its perfect Southland Conference record on the line Thursday when it travels to Hammond, La., to take on the 22nd-ranked Southeastern Louisiana Lions. The game against SLU will end one of the nation’s toughest road swings for any team at any level. After opening the season ...

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Trading Land For Business


The Orange City Council approved a deal to trade land along 15th Street at Interstate 10 with a Houston real estate developer. City Economic Development Director Jay Trahan said the developer, Jeff Mallet and Jadco, will make an announcement at a later date concerning businesses that will locate at the site. The council last week ...

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Trees Protected In Historic District


People living in the Old Orange Historic District love their old live oak trees and will protect them. One resident Monday morning called police after an 18-wheel tractor-rig illegally turned on Pine Avenue and knocked a large limb off a tree. The city has signs on Green Avenue warning big rigs that trucks are not ...

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Bus drivers for the West Orange-Cove school district asked the school board Monday to help raise pay to get more drivers and monitors. They spoke during the citizen comments part of the regular monthly meeting. Driver Joyce Perry said the board needs to take care of the bus drivers because the drivers take care of ...

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