Betty Jane Parsons

Betty Jane Parsons, 81, of Orange, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont following an illness. Born on July 21, 1933 in Bald Knob, Arkansas to her parents, Lonnie Aldridge and Nettie Bell (Rooks) Aldridge, she was a resident of Orange since December of 1966, she was a member of the ...

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This week’s playoff games

Friday WOS vs LaMarque 7pm, Baytown on KOGT HJ vs LaGrange 1pm, Shenandoah Kirbyville vs Rockdale 7:30, Shenandoah Newton vs Franklin 7:30, Palestine EC vs CamYoe 7pm, New Caney Saturday Jasper vs Henderson 2pm, Lufkin Crosby vs Brenham 6pm, Shenandoah ...

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Earl and Matt

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The Trains are coming!

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Grace Lutheran Church, along with the Southeast Texas Model Railroad Club would like to invite you to National Model Railroad Open House at the church on Saturday November 29 and Sunday November 30. Times will be from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Noon to 4 pm on Sunday. There will also be ...

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Thanksgiving closings

All non-emergency offices for Orange County and the cities of Orange, West Orange, Pinehurst, Bridge City and Vidor will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Vidor will be the only city with garbage service on Thursday. Garbage pickup schedules are: Orange: No pickup Thursday. Regular Thursday routes will be on Friday and Friday customers ...

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Playing Chicken

A Vidor man and a Mauriceville man are facing disorderly conduct charges after they used their vehicles to fight each other on Interstate 10 Friday. Orange police received five 911 calls about the two eastbound vehicles. Officer S.V. Ward reported the vehicles were first reported near FM 1442 about 1:15 p.m. The two vehicles continued ...

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Bluegrass Concert

The Kiwanis Club of Orange, Texas is proud to present “A Traditional Bluegrass Gospel Music Review” fundraiser featuring the Marksmen Quartet. The concert will be held Monday, December 15, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the LCM High School Auditorium. For more than thirty years The Marksmen Quartet has become one of the top bluegrass gospel ...

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Sheriffs Calls Nov. 19-25

Orange County Sheriff’s Office Calls Nov. 19-25   Criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, 5:29 a.m. Nov. 19, 8700 block Tulane Road in Orange. Disturbance, 9:38 p.m. Nov. 19, 7700 block Raintree Lane in Orange. Disturbance, 11:06 p.m. Nov. 19, 3800 block Brent Drive in Orange. Burglary of a habitation, 9:39 a.m. Nov. 20, 1200 ...

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West Orange Approves Reinvestment Zone For Portion of Foreman Road

The City Council in West Orange approved establishing a reinvestment zone for a portion of Foreman Road Monday night. The zone will be the area of a new facility being built by Southeast Texas Industries (STI) according to County Economic Development Director Bobby Fillyaw. Because the STI facility will be in the city limits of ...

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299 Discussed in Public Hearing

Commissioners’ Court held a public hearing Monday morning to hear comments on whether to create a Transportation Reinvestment Zone or TRZ for the proposed FM 299 in the Vidor area. Maps of the contemplated TRZ were available showing three possible zones that could be used separately or all together. County Judge Carl Thibodeaux explained the ...

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