Happenings

OC Marriage Licenses Sept. 25-29

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Marriage License Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of September 25, 2017 through September 29, 2017   Floyd Joseph LeBlanc and Mary Jane McFatter Ruben James Seaman and Michelle Lynn Wright Michael Thomas Dubois and Michelle Renee Funk Colt Michael Pentland and Nacona Loreal McLaughlin Terry Lynn Carter ...

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Trinity Hosts Disaster Recovery Group

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Orange area residents and guests currently traveling 16th Street, might notice two very large yellow and white tents positioned just north of Trinity Baptist Church, located at 1819 N. 16th Street. Beginning Tuesday, October 10, 2017, free food will be offered under the tents to anyone in the Orange area in need of a hot ...

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Mr. Jack Was Family, Not Just An Employee

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Miller Jack Jr. was never a sworn police officer but he was an important member of the Orange Police Department, earning the nickname of “unofficial assistant chief of police.” “Mr. Jack,” as all the officers called him, was the city custodian in charge of the police station for a quarter of a century. He started ...

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Heritage House Offices Had Water

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The widest photograph in Orange County is still safe in its frame after Harvey flooded the office of the Heritage House Museum office.  The panoramic view of downtown Orange in the 1890s is about eight feet wide and was kept on display in the 1940s cottage that serves as the administrative office and meeting room. ...

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Rotary Club Resumes Meetings

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The Orange Rotary Club will begin meeting at an interim location beginning Tuesday, October 3rd.  The new location will be The Garden District, 7536 State Hwy 87, Orange, TX 77632.  President Steve Aguillard said, “We look forward to connecting again as we work to rebuild, restore, and restart our lives and service to the community.” ...

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Booth Space Available for HITP

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CITY OF WEST ORANGE ACCEPTING BOOTH RESERVATIONS FOR 2017 “HOLIDAY IN THE PARK”   Plans are now well underway for the City of West Orange’s 2017 “Holiday in the Park” festival.    This year’s event will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until dusk in the park next door to West Orange City Hall ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Sept. 18-22

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Marriage License Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of September 18, 2017 through September 22, 2017   William Douglas Lee and Kaitlyn Nicole McCaskill Joshua Harris Kennedy and Amanda Valerie Medford Natasha Elvina Tess Doucet and Kendra Lynn Simon Jonathan Patrick Trahan and Chelsea Marie Wiszmann Cody Lane ...

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Infocus Closes

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Woman Returns Photos, Creates A Memory

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Caroline Manuel knows what it’s like to lose precious family photos. She lost everything in Hurricane Katrina 12 years ago and moved to Orange.  “I don’t even have a picture of myself as a baby,” she said. When she saw a clear plastic container fall off the back of a pickup truck on 16th Street ...

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Claiborne Park Closed

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Orange County Commissioner Barry Burton reports Claiborne West Park had significant damage during Harvey and will be closed for at least two months. All the buildings were damaged plus and maintenance equipment were lost, he said. The expansive park is off Interstate 10 between Orange and Vidor. ...

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