LSCO Opens Cypress Center


College campuses should have “centers of energy” where people gather to socialize, study and have discussions, according to Dr. Michael Shahan, president of Lamar State College-Orange. “These centers are common to find at four-year colleges,” but not so much at two-year colleges, he said. The new Cypress Center “gives us two more centers of energy ...

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Lecture Friday at Stark Museum


The Stark Museum of Art has a new exhibit opening this weekend, Paul Kane:  Intrepid Artist and Adventurer.  To commemorate the opening of the new exhibit there will be a luncheon for Stark Cultural Venue members at the museum on Friday, Oct. 20 with a lecture from Curator Sarah Boehme on the significance of Paul ...

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Travel Information Center Reopens


Tropical Storm Harvey was an unwelcome guest when it visited Southeast Texas in August.  It was especially unwelcome at the Texas Travel Information Center in Orange.  The staff shutdown the travel information center early on Tuesday, August 29, because of the threat from Harvey.  The information center run by the Texas Department of Transportation has been closed to the ...

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Fun Day Set For Oct. 21


Head to downtown Orange for the biggest day of fall fun this year at Stark Cultural Venues’ Community FUN DAY at the Stark Museum of Art on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Enjoy loads of activities throughout the Museum, on the porch and in the newly opened Walter G. Riedel ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Oct. 9-13


Marriage License Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of October 9, 2017 through October 13, 2017   Simon Bartee, Jr and Katrina Y. Samuel Kevin W. Williamson and Joey L.  Williamson James E. Collier and June E. Wolfford Brian L. Avila and Erin N. Kennedy Jeremy K. Smith ...

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Orange Says Round 1 Completed By Halloween


City officials have confirmed the first round of curbside debris removal in the City of Orange is anticipated to be completed by October 31, 2017. A second round of curbside debris removal is anticipated to begin on November 1, 2017. Any flood related materials that citizens may want removed from the area MUST be separated ...

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Veterans Day Munchkin Parade Nov. 11


The Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau invites all children from 0-12 years of age to honor the United States Veterans by participating in a Veterans Day Munchkin Parade! The parade will be held on Saturday, November 11, in conjunction with the 2nd annual Gumbo Cook-off! Participants are asked to please be at the staging location ...

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Lions Carnival Coming Back In 2018


Friends and Supporters of the Orange Lions Club Charity Carnival: The Orange Lions Club Board along with the club membership has spent many hours determining the best course of action regarding our 2017 carnival. We are still in the process of assessing potential damage to our equipment and determining plans to address any issues. This ...

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Honeycutt Receives Golden Key


Lion Pam Honeycutt of the Orange Lions Club received the Lions Club Golden Key Award for sponsoring 25 new members into the Orange  Lions Club. The prestigious award is given by the Lions Clubs International President. The award was presented to Lion Pam by 2-S1 District Governor Russell Wheeler and the club President Chris Gunstream. ...

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OFD Open House Tuesday


Kids Tuesday evening will be able to find out if they have the capabilties to be a firefighter.  The Orange Fire Department is having an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. and a kid-sized CPAT (candidate physical ability test) will be set up. The test is what all firefighters must go through at training ...

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