AAUW Family of the Year


The Orange Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) presented its 22nd Annual Library Family of the Year Award to Janice and Russell Simmons at a ceremony at the Orange Public Library on April 23, 2016. The award recognizes a family each year that makes frequent use of the resources offered by the ...

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Depot Groundbreaking

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More than 100 people attended the ground-breaking ceremony to begin the restoration of the old Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in downtown Orange Saturday. The Friends of the Orange Depot under founder Carrie Joiner Woliver, an Orange native, raised $600,000 for the restoration. The depot was opened about 110 years ago as a place for passengers, ...

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Marriage Licenses Apr. 18-22


Marriage License : Issued For the Week of April 18, 2016 thru April 22, 2016 by The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk     Brady P. Renard and Jillian M. Corder Jamie A. Trotter and Cynthia L. Morgan Simon D. Anderson, Jr. and Shelby J. Anderson John-Mark M. Moore and Brittni J. Walker ...

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Local Clubs Donate To Deweyville

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ORANGE LIONS CLUB Lions District 2-S1 presented a $2000 donation Monday April 21st to the Deweyville Elementary School Library Fund. District Governor Ed Stiles (center) presented the donation to Elementary Principle Ms. Lejuan Addison. The Elementary Library was destroyed by recent floods. The funds were made available by the Texas Lions Foundation. In addition, Orange ...

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OC 4H Brings Home Ribbons

Multi District Horse Judging

Orange County 4-H Judging team brought home the ribbons, plaques, and certificates at the Southeast District 4-H Judging Contest held April 16th at College Station Overall High Point – Sierra Hutchison 3rd, Justin Gardner 4th, Travis Rollins 5th and Sawyer Gardner 6th. Halter Division – Justin Gardner 2nd and Travis Rollins 3rd. Performance-Sawyer Gardner 3rd. ...

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CASA Candlelight Vigil


C.A.S.A.  (Court Appointed Child Advocates) would like to invite all of Orange County to the Candlelight Vigil on April 25, 2016 at 7:15 p.m. to raise awareness about Child Abuse and neglect.   They will have a local choir singing. Boy Scouts of America will be there.  C.A.S.A. will read the Proclamation for Child Abuse Awareness ...

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Into The Woods


For tickets, $15 for adults and $10 for students and children, contact the Playhouse at www.orangecommunityplayers.com or 409-882-9137.  Performances are April 21, 22, 23 at 7:37 P.M. and matinees at 2:37 P.M. April 17 and 24. INTO the WOOD, Music by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapin Staged and Directed by:  Codie Vásquez Music Director: Theresa Cronin Assistant to the Directors:  Michael Hudnall ...

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OC Marriage Licenses April 11-15


Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of April 11 thru April 15, 2016   Gabriel Dial and Jennifer L. Richard Harce D. Mearse, Jr and Arlene T. Tenorio Zackary R. Smith and Paige M. Kennon Michael E. Berry and Jill M. Melancon Eric E. Joseph and ...

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Zoo In Pinehurst


  Macy Toohey holds “Blossom”, a short-tailed opossum housed at the Kingdom Zoo: Wildlife Center.   A “Micro Zoo” opens in Pinehurst More than 100 small animals encompassing 56 species from six continents are now on display in Pinehurst. The Kingdom Zoo: Wildlife Center, 1605 Strickland in Pinehurst, will open its doors again to the ...

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ASKing For Your Support

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Adaptive Sports for Kids is currently in baseball season.  ASK provides year round sporting opportunities for children and young adults with physical and/or mental disabilities.  They play every Saturday in Nederland through May 7 and then will go into soccer season in June.  It’s a rewarding experience to work with the players and the players ...

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