Happenings

Volunteer Recognition

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Orange County recognized their 2015 volunteers at the volunteer appreciation dinner (December 1,2015) at the convention and expo center in Orange.  Volunteers represented the 3 extension program areas (4-H & Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences and Agriculture and Natural Resources).  The purpose of the evening was to appreciate the volunteers ...

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FBC Deweyville Christmas Musical

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“DISCOVER GOD’S MIRACLES AT FIRST BAPTIST DEWEYVILLE” YOU’RE INVITED TO FIRST BAPTIST DEWEYVILLE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL “JOY TO THE WORLD”   SOME DAYS HOPE CAN BE PRETTY HARD TO FIND. EVEN AT CHRISTMAS, IT’S CHALLENGING TO AVOID THOUGHTS ABOUT HOLIDAY BILLS OR HOW TO AFFORD PRESENTS THIS YEAR. SO, START YOUR CHRISTMAS SEASON WITH A VISIT ...

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Local Finishes Boot Camp

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Jesse Chwaliszewski recently graduated from Marine Boot Camp from MCRD San Diego, CA. He was a 2014 high school graduate from Little Cypress – Mauriceville High School. His local recruiter was Sgt. Arcenoux in Orange. ...

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Stark Venues Busy in December

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Stark Cultural Venues Calendar of Events December 2015 Enjoy the best in art, history, nature and theater in Orange, Texas.   Currently on view Living Legacy Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm; last tour begins at 4pm The Carriage House of The W.H. Stark House Discover the many ways the W.H. Stark family was ...

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Wicked Plants In Orange

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Wicked Inks was one of the Saturday family activities at the Stark Museum of Art. Participants each decorated a pen with a quill and then made inks from blasts like beets and berries. The event coordinated with the traveling exhibit Wicked Plants, which will be at the museum until early January. ...

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Local Trying To Help Kids

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By Donovan Weldon II How would you feel if Christmas suddenly wasn’t coming this year? Well for over 600 kids, it may not. I have recently learned that there is a community ran program that is designed to be a safe haven for kids after school and also during the holidays. This program is called Felix ...

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Boot Camp Grad

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Pate Arena recently graduated from The United States Coast Guard Training Center Boot Camp in Cape May, NJ. He is a 2015 graduate of Little Cypress Mauriceville High School, and a lifelong resident of Orange. Pate will continue his career in the USCG as a Seaman Apprentice at The USCG Station Gulfport Mississippi, where he ...

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Special Angels Rodeo a Success

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2nd Annual Special Angels Rodeo An Overwhelming Success   The 2nd Annual Special Angels Rodeo, which was held this past Saturday, November 14th, at the T2 Arena and Event Center in Orange, was an overwhelming success according to event organizers. Special Angels Rodeo is the premier adaptive sport rodeo event in Southeast Texas and Southwest ...

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Leaf and Petal Garden Club

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Leaf and Petal Garden Club – $ 500 donation to the Field of Plenty Photo attached: L to Right: Judy Jensen, Sandra Hoke, and Claire Smith from Field of Plenty, Dolores Sterling and Betty Harmon, Leaf and Petal Garden Club. The Field of Plenty is a donation community garden that is being developed to provide ...

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Special Rodeo Held Saturday

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It took only a year for the Special Angels Rodeo to spread across the area. On Saturday, hundreds of people attended the second annual event to let special needs adults and children experience rodeo-style events. Groups and individuals with their families attended the rodeo at the T2 Arena on Old Peveto Road. Dozens of volunteers ...

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