Orange Police Weekend Briefs


A 66-year-old man was stabbed in the right upper chest Friday night during an argument with a woman at his house. John Judge was taken by ambulance to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Orange police were called at 9:40 p.m. Friday to a house in the 2000 block of Fourth Street in the Brownwood addition. ...

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Tuesday is Election Day


  Orange County polling boxes will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday for the election to add seven amendments to the Texas Constitution. The amendments are the only items on the ballot for the county. The Orange County Elections Administration Office reports a total of 1,973 ballots were cast during early voting. ...

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MVE Student Council Awarded

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Mauriceville Elementary Student Council Officers attended the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA) Leadership Workshop in Galveston and received the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Excellence Award. This is the second time the MVE Student Council has received this award. 2015-2016 officers are President Nicole McCormick, Vice-President Catie Strother, Secretary Hallie Maddox, ...

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Holiday in the Park Cancelled

Due to the prediction of heavy rains for the upcoming weekend, the decision has regretfully been made to cancel this year’s “Holiday in the Park” festival. All vendors will be refunded their booth registration fees.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but feel that it is better to cancel now, rather than wait ...

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Orange Store Robbed At Gunpoint


On Sunday, November 01, 2015, at 8:51 am, Officers with the City of Orange Police Department were dispatched to 1012 Park Avenue, Honey Stop, in reference to an Aggravated Robbery. Upon arrival, officers made contact with store employee. The suspect was described by the employee as a black male who entered the business wearing a ...

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Update on Murder for Hire Case


An undercover officer went to the house of a couple charged with murder for hire Thursday afternoon. The officer recorded the couple offering to give a vehicle in exchange for killing a man who invaded the couple’s house two weeks earlier, according to an affidavit of probable cause filed in the Orange County Justice of ...

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OC Marriage Licenses Oct. 26-30


Marriage Licenses Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of October 26, 2015 through October 30, 2015 Andrew Guy Dunwoody and Jessica Deana Coleson Brent Harrison Struthers and Theresa Wynne Hickey Daniel James Vail and Jeannette Christine Richard Robert Leon Sneed Jr and Jordan Lynn Collier Robert Eugene Lawrence ...

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Man Shot In Vidor Identified


On Thursday, October 29, 2015, around 9:10 p.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence in the 400 block of Florence St., in Orange County, just outside the city limits of Vidor, Texas, in reference to a possible shooting. Deputies arrived on scene and found Steve Coutee, 48, of Vidor deceased from gunshot ...

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OFD Responds to Fire

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The Orange Fire Department responded to a smoked filled house at 4217 Willowglen St. in the Greenway Addition about  5:35pm Thursday afternoon. The cause is believed to be a grease fire started while the owner Jacob Casares was cooking dinner. Damage was primarily from smoke. No one was injured.   ...

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Big Permit Issued


Orange County has issued a permit for construction of a $40 million terminal near the Neches River for liquefied gas. Enterprise Terminalling LLC is part of Enterprise Products. The site is off Old Mansfield Ferry Road in the Orangefield school district. Enterprise Products chose Orange County as a finalist for a $1.25 billion project in ...

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