Cypress Branches Contest Winners


Angel Sehon won the grand prize for two-dimensional art in the annual Cypress Branches Awards Ceremony at Lamar State College-Orange April 17 in the Ron E. Lewis Library.   Other winners in the two-dimensional art category were Kaylin Mitchem, second; Krista Wheeler, third; and Terra Hoffpauir, honorable mention. In the poetry division, Sehon was first; ...

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OCSD Graduates 12 At Academy


The 8th annual Orange County Sheriff’s Citizen’s Academy recently held their graduation for 12 citizens who took the 6 week course.  This course offers them an inside look on how each division with in the Sheriff’s Office works.  The course includes two weekly classes for 3 hours with instruction and hands-on practice out at our ...

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National Public Gardens Day


9th Annual National Public Gardens Day – May 12, 2017 Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is proud to join the American Public Gardens Association and Public Gardens Nationwide In Celebrating an Annual Day of Awareness that Honors the Role Public Gardens Play in Promoting Plant and Water Conservation, Education and Environmental Leadership. (ORANGE, ...

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Spelling Bee Winners


The winners of the GOALS Spelling Bee were the Logophiles from Lamar State College- Orange. They were also the winners last year. The team includes Gwen Whitehead, Katie Rather, and Eric Owens. ...

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OC Marriage Licenses April 24-28


Marriage Licenses Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of April 24, 2017 through April 28, 2017     Derrell C. Prudhomme and Elysha A. Pebley Steven W. Eastty Jr. and April D. Drensky Samuel J. Woodrow and Latricia K. Skaggs Chase A. Ferguson and Taylor R. Hightower John A. Stephenson ...

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Hoses Win Charity Game


In the annual charity basketball game between the Orange Fire Department and the Orange Police Department, the guns put up a fight but the hoses won the game 83-78. The game was held at West Orange-Stark High School. ...

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Magic Coming To Orange


An unforgettable night of magic is coming to Orange, The Kiwanis Club of Orange, TX is hosting a Magic Show on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 7 p.m. at Community Church on 3400 Martin Luther King Jr Dr. in Orange, Texas. With his impossible sleight of hand, Magician CJ Johnson is sure to make the ...

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Rain Holds Off, Butterflies Released


Shangri La held the annual Earth Day Ecofest Saturday and Entergy donated 1,500 butterflies for the release in the afternoon. The butterfly release starts with kids tossing out fresh orange slices so the sleeping, refrigerated butterflies can drink the juice when they are released from envelopes. Then the envelopes are passed out and everyone releases ...

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OC Marriage Licenses April 17-21


Marriage License : Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of April 17,  2017 thru April 21, 2017   Mark J. Donald and Lauren A. Bynum Noah E. Paul and Alexis B. Williams Harold J. Benoit and Soundra J. Rivero John E. Dorn and Elisa A. Tounzen Jordan K. ...

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Depot Open House


             After three years of fundraising, the Friends of the Orange Depot are proud to bring to the city of Orange the beautifully renovated Southern Pacific Depot, circa 1902. On Sunday, May 7, 2-5PM, everyone is invited to bring their families and enjoy the Depot Open House.             Guided tours will begin at 2:00PM and ...

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