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BC Resident Asks To Be Deannexed

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No action was taken Tuesday by the City Council on a request by a resident in Bridge City to have his property de-annexed from the city.  Donny Huebner lives in the one hundred block of Texas Avenue and has a travel trailer that is in violation of Bridge City ordinances. Apparently Huebner’s wife lives in ...

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Commissioners Rescind Resolution

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After over 30 minutes of citizens’ comments concerning the fleeting of barges near the Bessie Heights Marsh on the Neches River, the Commissioners Court approved Tuesday rescinding its resolution of last June opposing the operations. Savage Inland Marine has been fleeting barges in the Bessie Heights Marsh without permits from the General Land Office since ...

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Man May Get New Trial

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A Beaumont man convicted of murder for a collision that killed a Vidor teenager in three years ago might get a new trial after a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruling. The court ruled last week that the state district judge in Orange should have allowed the jury to consider a manslaughter charge along with ...

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Power Trip Tuesday Morning

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A widespread electrical outage across Orange early Tuesday morning was caused by a transmission line tripping offline, according to Entergy spokesman Andrew Schonert. The outage lasted only a few minutes. Schonert said Entergy was able to switch the transmission line around and restore power. ...

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OC Sheriffs Office Calls Feb. 13-20

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Orange County Sheriff Calls February 13-20 Sexual assault, 2:47 a.m. February 13. Deputies dispatched to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont concerning an assault at 1495 Freeway Boulevard in Rose City. Child sexual assault, 7:38 a.m. February 13, Woodcock Street in Orangefield. Found property, 10:37 a.m. February 13, South Mansfield Ferry Road in Vidor. Burglary of ...

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Rollover Monday Morning

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One woman received non-life threatening injuries in a one vehicle roll over crash Monday morning in Orange.  Orange Police and Fire Departments responded to the crash which occurred before 7:00 AM on MacArthur Drive between the La Cantina Restaurant and the Sonic Drive-In.  The Grand Caravan with Arkansas license plates appeared to have left the ...

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Orange Police Reports

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A 59-year-old Mauriceville woman suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon when she lost control of the car she driving and it hit a tree line. Orange police said the wet roadway cause the woman to lose control of the Chevrolet Malibu on Highway 62 North near Mauriceville. The Malibu was traveling southbound about 5 p.m. Friday. ...

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Orange Zoning Board Meets Tuesday

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The Orange Zoning Board of Adjustments will meet Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to decide on whether to give special exceptions to allow a bed and breakfast on Tenth Street and a yard for wrecked vehicles on Highway 90. The board will hear a request from Gina Rebich to have a bed and breakfast at 901 ...

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Young & Old Enjoy Mardi Gras Parade (photos)

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Great weather, great music and floats made for an awesome Mardi Gras Parade in downtown Orange Saturday. The Munchkin Parade for the kids was brought back with great success.  Donnie Broussard and the All-Stars, and the Bernie Alan Band played at the downtown pavilion.  Click the link below for more photos.   Photo Gallery     ...

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Filing Period Ends, Burch Withdrawals

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On the last day of filing, Paul Burch learned his name will not be on the ballot for the single-member District 3 seat on the Orange City Council. Burch said on his Facebook page ago that he failed to change his address on his voter registration card when he moved into District 3 a few ...

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