Young Mustangs Working Hard At Practice

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With only QB Jack Dallas as a returning starter, the WOS Mustangs are putting in a little more time getting their offense ready.  Practice began Monday for area schools.  The Mustangs open up at home against LCM on Aug. 28 in a game you can hear on KOGT.  Orangefield welcomes Buna, Vidor plays Panama City, ...

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Fall Ball Signup

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OYBS Fall Softball Signups will be Saturdays, August 8th and 15th from 9 am to 3 pm at the OYBS Field House. For more information, contact Michael Vincent at 760-212-8089.   Bridge City Little League is now accepting registration for boys and girls ages 4-16 who wish to play softball or baseball this Fall.  Fee ...

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Kenny Thomas Duncan

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Kenny Thomas Duncan, 61, of Bridge City, passed away on August 1, 2015, at Magnolia Manor in Groves. Graveside service will be 4:00 PM, Thursday, August 6, 2015, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Bobby Hoffpauir of Second Baptist Church in Bridge City. Visitation will be from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM, Thursday, ...

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Six Burglaries in Three Days

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Six burglaries were reported to Orange police during a three-day period with stolen items including three handguns. Four of the break-ins were on Thursday night. Two were reported Friday morning in the Navy Park neighborhood. A residential burglary in the 200 block of Knox Avenue had a broken back door window and a 42-inch TV ...

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Restaurant Inspections

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Restaurants and food businesses getting health inspections weren’t perfect, but not bad. During the last part of July, Orange County Health Inspector James Scales gave 19 scores with only one making a perfect 100. However, 11 of those scored in the 90s and six had scores of 97. Simply Sweet Treats at 2494 Martin Luther ...

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OPD Works Weekend Accidents

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A 40-year-old pickup truck driver was taken by ambulance to Baptist Hospital Orange emergency room after an SUV hit the driver’s side on FM 105 Saturday morning. Orange Police Officer C.J. Foreman reported that 40-year-old Leah Aven Carpenter was traveling westbound in the 7600 block of FM 105 at Beadle Road. A Ford Expedition was ...

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Carlton Talks EDC, Hospital Study

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County EDC A week after voting to cut funding to the Orange County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), County Judge Brint Carlton declared it is not dead. At Commissioners Court Monday Judge Carlton said the county is looking into alternative ways to bring economic development to the county. Carlton stated the county is working to come ...

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Tower Grant, Bridge Fee

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Radio Tower grant                                                                        August 3, 2015 Orange County will receive a grant from the Department of Homeland Security to build a radio tower which should help fill a gap in radio coverage for emergency responders. County Judge Brint Carlton gives credit to the county’s new Emergency Management Director Ryan Peabody for the county receiving the ...

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2015-16 Districts

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UPDATE: Morning Accident on Chem Row

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46-year-old Shannon Lewandowski of Orange was seriously injured Monday morning about 9 in a head-on crash on FM 1006 by the DuPont plant entrance. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports she had to be extricated and was then taken by medical helicopter to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Trooper Stephanie Davis said that on ...

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