FFB Breaks Ground on New Bank


The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., today announced the construction of a new Southeast Texas Regional Banking Center at the corner of Park and North 16th Street. Construction of the new banking center is expected to be complete in the fall of 2018, at which time the City of Orange will occupy ...

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Trinity Welcomes The Chandlers


The members of Trinity Baptist Church of Orange are pleased to introduce to the community their new pastor, Ryan Chandler. C. Ryan Chandler grew up in small Rio Grande Valley and South Texas towns. (Port Isabel, Falfurrias, Poteet, Pearsall, Hondo, Lytle, etc.) His family owned and operated a cattle ranch for several years. His parents ...

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Community Bulletin Board


 Check out the many events going on around the greater Orange area… – The Orange African American Museum will be selling catfish dinners at noon Friday as a fundraiser. The dinners will include catfish, french fries, baked beans, a soda and a sweet all for a donation of $8. The sales will be at the ...

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OPD Assists With Basketball Goal


As a bright sun blazed onto the concrete, sweat dribbled down the faces of Lt. Garrold Keaton and Patrol Officer Grant McLean from the Orange Police Department. They were working in the noon heat Friday to make sure kids would be able to shoot hoops when they dribbled a basketball at the Velma Jeter Apartments. ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Aug. 14-18


Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of August 14, 2017 thru August 18, 2017   Roger L. Johnson, Jr. and Jamie L. Conner Glenn A. Garza and Donna R. Reagor Jason S. Hill and Christine A. Cessac Mitchell T. Canaday and Petra Kadakova Marcus J. Duhon ...

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Jennings Now Wiech Fellow


Monday night, the Little Cypress Lions recognized Justin Jennings as their 2017 recipient of the Jack Wiech Fellow.  The purpose of the Jack Wiech Fellowship is to pay tribute to the founder of the Texas Lions Camp while providing material support for the ongoing operations of the camp. The Little Cypress Lions have long supported ...

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Rotary Club Donates Book To Library


The Rotary Club of Orange, Texas, has donated a book to the Orange Public Library, as part of its annual donations to the Library.  Rotary supports book acquisitions in honor of speakers at its meetings.     Mike White, Vice President of Orange Rotary, presented a copy of the book Branding the American West:  Paintings and ...

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Adult Studio Workshops At Shangri La


 Join us for a series of great adult-focused workshops this autumn. Join us on September 23, October 14, and November 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center for some great hands-on learning hosted by Shangri La and Stark Museum of Art staff. These practical, fun, and inspiring ...

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Griffin Graduates From Lackland


Anthony Griffin III has graduated from The Air Force BMT training In Lackland AFB. He is a 2017 Graduate of West Orange Stark and was a member of the WOS football state championship team. He is the son of Tonnette LeBlanc and Anthony Griffin Jr. ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Aug. 7-11


Marriage Licenses Issued by The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of August 7, 2017 through August 11, 2017   Russell Martin Traxler and Rose Mary Lackey Hunter Michael Goodwin and Ashleigh Breanne Phillips James Bruce Tally and Victoria Jean Hamm Brandon Joseph Taylor and Ashtin Brooke Bunner Garrett Oliver Thompson ...

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