Free Summer Admission


Beginning July 1, through September 5, 2016 admission to Shangri La Botanical Gardens and the Stark Museum of Art will be free! Come and enjoy summer with the entire family while this offer is available at Shangri La Gardens and the Stark Museum of Art. All Outpost Tours at Shangri La Gardens will also be ...

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Phlebotomy Course At LSCO



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OC Marriage Licenses June 20-24


Marriage Licenses Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of June 20, 2016 through June 24, 2016     Nicholas T. Jackson and Shayla R. Wysong Justin N. Leemhuis and Katherine L. Sasser Mohsin S. Khan and Faria Islam Robert T. Cooper and Elena F. Rodriguez Collado Bosh D. Davis and ...

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Doing What’s Right

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Local Heroes Do Their Good Deeds Quietly Within The Community. By Dave Derosier “Ms. D” (not her real name) is now 73 years old and, together with her son, lives in a small house on a quiet side street in Orange. There is limited income and no car to drive to the store for groceries, ...

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Outdoor Kids Camp

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension of Orange County along with the Lower Sabine Neches SWCD #446 is holding the 1st Annual Michael Hoke Memorial Outdoor Awareness for Kids Camp.  This camp is for ages 8 to 14 years old.  It is being held on August 12, 2016 at Claiborne Park from 9:00 am – 1:00 ...

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OC Marriage Licenses June 13-17


Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of June 13, 2016 thru June 17, 2016   Jordan M. Landry and Kaycie L. Smith Justin R. Baker and Tonya M. Beck Bryan T. Allen and Jeana D. Norton Abdramane B. Diabate and Koi B. Booker Malcolm F. Garrett ...

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Depot Showing Progress


Juanita Timberlake, who worked at the depot for 29 years beginning in 1946, talks with contractor Jack Elliott about a freight and baggage scale she used to use.   Layers of plaster have been removed from walls in the old Southern Pacific train depot. Original wainscoting is being scraped in an effort to discover 100-year-old ...

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Chiefs 40th Reunion


The WEST ORANGE HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1976 is searching for classmates. The 40th Reunion has been scheduled for July 23rd at the BC Community Center. Entry is $25 per person. for info call Donna Ellis at 512-773-2507. ...

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Kids Cooking Camp


The Texas AgriLife Extension Office is sponsoring a youth workshop this week at the Orange County Convention and Expo Center. Extension Agent Fallon Foster described the Summer Youth Cooking Camp as offering a wonderful opportunity for children to learn hands on how to prepare and cook meals. Foster added those attending will be taught kitchen ...

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OC Assistance Needed In Survey


Public Participation in Orange County’s Hazard Mitigation Action Plan   Orange County is located in a region that experiences relatively frequent and occasionally devastating natural disasters.  The impact of hazards directly affect the safety and well-being of the residents of the planning area, highlighting the importance of developing a strategy to reduce or eliminate future ...

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