Happenings

NEW Business In Town

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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on December 8th for  opening of Standard Medical Clinic. The owners, Dr. Oscar Enriquez, MD, has been practicing in Port Arthur for over 20 years and the Orange Clinic will be his 4th branch to open. Dr. Kristopher DeLa Cruz, MD will be the ...

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Light Shines in the Darkness

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     Claybar Funeral Homes and Hillcrest Memorial Gardens celebrated their 6th annual Luminary Service of Remembrance on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.   The day began as volunteers from St. Henry Catholic Church’s confirmation class and the amazing staff of Hillcrest, placed over 4500 candle luminaries on graves throughout the cemetery.    Members of the Bridge ...

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Chamber Banquet Held At Expo Center (gallery)

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United Way Director Maureen McAllister walked away with two awards Thursday night at the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet held at the Expo Center. United Way was recognized as the Non-Profit Community Service of the Year winner and McAllister, to her surprise, was announced as the Citizen of the Year.  McAllister’s family also ...

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Toilet Paper Tea Is Thursday

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OC Marriage Licenses Dec. 4-8

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Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of December 4, 2017 thru December 8, 2017   Ralph E. Beasley, Jr and Courtney M. Mitchell Robert W. Peeples and Jessica D. Flannery Arif S. Rupani and Ameena Mitha Michael D. Procella and Emilee C.F. Davis Jude G. McNicol ...

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Library Invites Public For Holiday Treats

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The Friends of the Orange Public Library, Inc. will be serving coffee and sweets, from Noon until 2 p.m., everyday, Monday, December 11th through Friday, December 15th. The public is invited to bring their own lunch and enjoy the holiday environment, and then have ‘coffee and cookies’ on the Friends. On display are wreaths made ...

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Santa Shows Up In West Orange

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Rain showers did not prevent the city Christmas Tree being lit in West Orange Monday night.  The annual event was done at the West Orange Community Center.  Carl Thibodeaux read to children “A Cajun Night Before Christmas”, there was Christmas caroling in the gazebo, and the night ended with Santa Claus arriving in a West ...

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OCP Yuletide VII

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Christmas In Orangefield Dec. 9

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The Orangefield Cormier Museum presents Christmas in Orangefield-Celebrating a #OFAMstrong Christmas-Saturday, December 9, 2017 to be held inside the OHS football stadium.  The parade will begin at 10:30 am along HWY 105 in front of the school.  The gates will be open from 11:30 am – 4:00 pm. Admission cost will be $2 for adults ...

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Stark Museum of Art: Paul Kane

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 The Stark Museum of Art features Paul Kane: Intrepid Artist and Adventurer, a special exhibition of an artist who overcame obstacles in his artistic quest. Paul Kane (1810-1871) wanted to record the landscape and the people of North America before they changed. From 1845-1848, Kane camped and canoed across the continent, sketching in watercolor and oil paints along the ...

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