Douglas Peveto

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Douglas Peveto, 85, of Orange, Texas, passed away on September 28, 2015, in Orange. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, Thursday, October 1, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Jay Thomas, of MacArthur Heights Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Winfree Cemetery in Orange. Visitation will be prior to ...

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Deacon Edward Wise Blankenstein

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Deacon Edward Wise Blankenstein, 77, of Orange, Texas, went to meet his Maker on September 27, at M. D. Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., on Friday, October 2, 2015 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange, Texas.  A Wake Service will begin at 6 ...

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George G. Fletcher

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George G. Fletcher, 75, of Hartburg, passed away Monday, September 28, 2015 at his residence. George was born on December 14, 1939 in Leesville, Louisiana to his parents, Orbin Connie Fletcher and Amanda (Shehane) Fletcher, he lived in Hartburg for the last 6 years, had lived for many years in Orange and he worked as ...

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OF Homecoming Court

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Here is the Orangefield Homecoming Court for 2015-16.  The seniors will vy for Homecoming Queen on Friday when the Bobcats host Worthing.  From left: Sophomore Duchess, Kristin Broussard Junior Duchess, Anna Van Pelt Band Sweetheart, Lani Cole Senior Princess, Alora Scogin Senior Princess, Josi Ordoyne Senior Princess, Hanna Lowe Football Sweetheart, Morghan Kelley Senior Princess, ...

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Beatrice (Bertha) Alphonse

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The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Beatrice (Bertha) Alphonse, 73, of Orange will be Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at the Orange Gospel Assembly Church. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at ...

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Bears Look For Win At Splendora

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District play started last Friday, and the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Bears played the Silsbee Tigers who may be the district favorite now. The Bears lost, but are still showing improvement. Coach Randy Crouch analyzes this week’s opponent the Splendora Wildcats. Crouch believes the Wildcats are much improved from last season. Splendora runs a multiple offense. Toby ...

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Tuesday Volleyball Scores

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BC needed five sets to beat Hardin-Jeff.  They improve to 3-2 in district and 11-13 overall.   WOS lost to Hamshire-Fannett in straight sets. WOS was without star Aaliyah Teal who was nursing a sprained ankle.   Deweyville beat Anahuac 3-0.  They are now 4-2 in district   OF was off.     ...

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Tuesday MS Football


The WOSMS Stallions hosted the Newton Eagles Tuesday night and secured two more wins.  The 7th grade team blanked the Eagles by a score of 28-0. The Offense had contributions from several players including touchdowns from Andre Thomas, Jerren Terrell, Jasachin Harris and Darryl Bowens. Kaiden Berry and Terrell each added a 2 point conversion. ...

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Home Invader Arrested

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Orange police arrested a 34-year-old man for armed robbery and are looking for another one in connection with a home invasion Sunday morning. The robbery happened about 7 a.m. at a complex of 10 small houses at the end of Gunstream Lane, which is off of Tulane Road. The victims, a man and a woman, ...

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EDC contract approved


Commissioners approved a contract Monday that will extend the services of the executive director and his staff of the Orange County Economic Development Corporation through December 31. Back on July 27 the Commissioners Court voted to cut funding to the Economic Development Corporation at the end of the current fiscal year which ends September 30. ...

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