TXSW 4A All State Baseball Team


Texas Sportswriters Class 4A all-state baseball team CLASS 4A FIRST TEAM Pitchers – Aidan Anderson, West Orange-Stark, sr.; Rixey Boyd, Argyle, sr.; Matthew Bumpas, Huffman Hargrave, sr. Reliever – Anthony Godwin, Big Spring, jr. Catcher – Garrett Oltmann, Giddings, sr. First baseman – Dalton Horton, Center, sr. Second baseman – Chad Quinn, El Campo, sr. ...

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Dillon Cole to Ariz. State

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Former WOS QB Dillon Sterling-Cole announced his college plans Tuesday by way of ESPN, but the 4-star quarterback has known of his future whereabouts for a few days. And in those days, the Spring Westfield prospect has been overly giddy about discussing college. It’s to a point where if he even mentions college, there’s a ...

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Whataburger Raises Money for MDA

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Dylan Hall was the guest of honor Wednesday as Whataburger stores in Orange County raised thousands of dollars for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  The Texas chain donated 25% of proceeds from sales between 5-8pm to MDA.  Hall lives in Bridge City after moving from Dayton.  Many people, including Whataguy, came by to talk and take ...

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OCC Approves Annexation


The Orange City Council Tuesday unanimously approved the requested annexation of the International Paper containerboard mill. The company asked for the annexation as part of negotiations with the city on a new industrial district contract. City Manager Dr. Shawn Oubre said the economic development agreement has the city waiving its 1.5 percent sales tax on ...

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George Allen Daily

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George Allen Daily, 61, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on July 28, 2015, at his home. Funeral services will be at 2:00p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be Reverend Jack Comer of Circle Drive Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Visitation ...

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Droza Towery

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Droza Towery, 92, of Bridge City, Texas passed away on July 28, 2015. Droza was born on November 5, 1922 in Morse, Louisiana. She is survived by her daughter, Carol Butaud Errington, of Port Arthur, Texas; son, Wayne Butaud and wife Connie, of Montgomery, Texas; grandsons, Johnny Lopez, Denny Errington, Sidney Errington, Troy Butaud, and ...

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City Supported Oubre’s PHD Pursuit


Orange City Manager Dr. Shawn Oubre was interviewed recently in the Walden Alumni Magazine. This is the interview, as told to Liz Welch DEGREE EARNED: PhD in Public Policy and Administration MY BIGGEST SUPPORTER: I met my wife in high school and knew she was a keeper—she has always supported my desire to further my education. ...

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Highway 12 reduced speed


  Beginning Monday, August 3, the speed limit on Texas Highway 12 between Mauriceville and Vidor will be reduced from 75 miles per hour to 65 miles per hour. Sarah Dupre with the Texas Department of Transportation says the reduction in speed on Highway 12 is the result of a study that was conducted using ...

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Orange County Sheriff’s Calls July 21-27


Orange County Sheriff’s Calls July 21-27   Recovery of stolen vehicle, 12:13 a.m. July 21, 16900 block FM 1442 in Mauriceville. Burglary of a habitation, 8:33 a.m. July 21, 2000 block Killian Road in Little Cypress. Simple assault, 8:49 a.m. July 21, 16600 South Highway 62 in Orange. Injured dog, 11:41 a.m. July 21, 3000 ...

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Lakeview Flooding


Three weeks ago several Orange County officials with representatives from the Texas Department of Emergency Management inspected the damage from flooding in northwest Orange County. At the time it appeared the damage to the public infrastructure was below the required amount to be eligible for federal relief from FEMA. Orange County Emergency Management Director Ryan ...

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