Helping Other Texans


Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Orange County will be accepting donations for the Texas Panhandle As many of you know, wild land fires in the Texas Panhandle has consumed hundreds of thousands of acres of rangeland, destroyed homes and other structures, killed livestock and wildlife, and very tragically cost human lives.  Our producer friends in the ...

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Group Donates Money To MVE


The Mauriceville Heritage Association, formerly the Mauriceville Crawfish Festival Association, donated $1000.00 to purchase stools for the new science lab at Mauriceville Elementary. Board members, Cynthia Doucette, Jenny Hughes and Constable David Cagle had the opportunity to take a quick tour of some of the new additions to MVE & MMS. Principle Buffy Knight took ...

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Bailiff Retires After 30 Years


A crowd gathered in the 128th District Court Wednesday afternoon around the taped outline of a human body. Crime scene tape decorated a table with cake and other goodies. The unusual set-up was created for the retirement party of Deputy James Lucia, who has served as the court bailiff for State Judge Courtney Arkeen (left) for ...

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Riedel Announces Retirement


  (ORANGE, TX) The Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation announces the retirement of Walter G. Riedel III as President and CEO of the Stark Foundation effective February 28, 2017, after more than 40 years of service to the organization.   Mr. Riedel originally began his accounting career at the former First National Bank ...

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Learn To Sew


Fallon Foster, County Extension Agent Family & Consumer Sciences along with our volunteers will be offer the Adult Beginners & Intermediate Only Sewing Class. Class will be held Saturday, April 22, 10 am to 2 pm at the AgriLife office, 11475 South FM 1442 Orange. Cost will be $20 per person payable by cash or ...

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Branding the American West At Stark Museum


Stark Museum of Art Offers Thematic Programming with New Exhibition Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950 (ORANGE, TX) The Stark Museum of Art is preparing for one of the most significant exhibitions in its history, Branding the American West: Paintings and Films, 1900-1950, opening March 11, 2017 and on view through September 9, ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Feb. 27-Mar. 3


Marriage Licenses Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of February 27, 2017 through March 3, 2017   Carl R. Grimmett and Elissa J. Kern Franklin D. Lakes and Dara L. Klebba Thomas W. Greenwell Jr. and Aliza A. Stanley Rafael L. Medrano Lizardo and Kirshe H. Fernandez Jessica L. Deglandon ...

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“Barefoot In The Park” Friday At Lutcher


 Neil Simon’s classic romantic comedy, Barefoot in the Park, is headed to the Lutcher Theater for one performance only, Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets ranging from $25-$37 are available now at www.lutcher.org or by calling the Lutcher Theater Box Office at 409.886.5535.   Produced by Montana Repertory Theatre, Simon’s Barefoot in the ...

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Hogan Allstate Opens In BC


The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome Allstate Insurance – Liz Hogan Agency to its membership February 28, 2017.  Liz has been in the insurance business for over 20 years.  Hogan opened her first agency in Orange, Texas in 2011 and is very excited to now offer the same ...

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Trash Off Another Success


Rick Lewandowski with Shangri-La said last Saturday’s Community Trash Off was a big success thanks to good weather and some 350 volunteers that donated their morning to picking up around Orange. Lewandowski said three 40 cubic yard dumpsters were filled with trash, including 3500 pounds of scrap metal and 30 tires.   ...

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