Happenings

Wesley UMC Bazaar This Saturday

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Orange Cancels Saturday Parade

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Due to lack of registration, the November 11th Veterans Day Munchkin Parade has been cancelled by the City of Orange.  However, don’t forget to mark your calendars for the Mardi Gras Munchkin Parade held on Saturday, February 3, 2018. As a reminder, the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau will be hosting the 2nd annual Gumbo Cook-off ...

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Gumbo Cookoff This Weekend

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The Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the 2nd annual Gumbo Cook-off! This event will be held on Saturday, November 11, from 1 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the Riverfront Boardwalk and Pavilion. In celebration of Veterans Day, the event will begin at 1 P.M. with the Presentation of Colors, Pledge of ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Oct. 20-Nov. 3

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Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of October 30, 2017 thru November 3, 2017   Matthew S. Mancuso and Amanda K. Starr Charles R. Buxton and Kendra R. Buxton Rogelio S. Salazar and Jo Lynn Bendy Jacob N. Ellis and Candace N. Richardson Cameron P. Butcher ...

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Many Still Helping After Harvey

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More than two months after Hurricane Harvey touched down in Texas, the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation hopes people will not forget that families there still need help rebuilding. The organization has been sending both supplies and volunteers to Texas since shortly after the hurricane hit and will continue its relief efforts this month ...

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Community Band Still Keeping Time

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The music hasn’t died for the community band. “We’re still kicking,” said band director Art Ferris. This weekend alone, the band will play in Port Arthur for veterans and then at the Orange VFW. The Orange Community Band, started in 1959, has morphed into the Southeast Texas Community Band. Ferris said the band was drawing ...

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SBA Presentation Nov. 7

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A representative from the SBA will be at the Orange Public Library on Tuesday, November 7th, from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. The presentation will take place in the Ira Williamson Meeting Room. This presentation is open to the general public, and will consist of a bilingual presentation followed by a time for questions and ...

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Free Water Well Testing

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others are collaborating to offer another set of water testing opportunities for private well owners in areas affected by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. Dr. Diane Boellstorff, AgriLife Extension water resource specialist, College Station, said water from a flooded well should not be used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing ...

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Vidor Receives Grant From SRA

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Local Navy Officer Receives Award

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Orange native Petty Officer Second Class Ragan Anderson-Hennigan was recently awarded the Navy and Marine Corp Medal of Achievement twice for his exemplary service aboard the USS Jacksonville, a Los Angeles Class fast-attack submarine, before and during its eight-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Petty Officer Anderson-Hennigan’s Gold Star Medal reads that he “consistently performed ...

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