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New Business Coming To Orange

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The Orange County Economic Development Corporation announced Tuesday the location of Hallwood Modular Buildings to Orange County. Hallwood Modular Buildings provides protective building systems and related services to help protect personnel and critical equipment. Their blast resistant buildings can provide protection from blasts/explosions, projectiles, fire, forced entry, noise, earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornados.   Since 2004, Hallwood ...

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Airman Hulsey Helps Korean Family

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Senior Airman Theron Hulsey, right, of the 51st Fighter Wing Communication Squadron salutes Col. Andrew Hansen, 51st Fighter Wing commander, after receiving the Air Force Commendation Medal in a ceremony at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Friday, May 13, 2016. Hulsey, a 2011 graduate of Little Cypress-Mauriceville, helped rescue three children and their mother from a burning ...

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Peabody No Longer EM Coordinator

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Orange County is looking for a new Emergency Management Coordinator. County Judge Brint Carlton confirmed Monday on KOGT’s “People in the Know” that Ryan Peabody is no longer the director of Emergency Management in the county. Carlton stated that all he could say was Ryan Peabody is no longer employed by Orange County. Missy Pillsbury ...

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Vidor Man Killed By Driver

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A Vidor man was killed in an auto-pedestrian accident Sunday afternoon on FM 105 in Orange County.  Jerry Neal Campbell, age 77, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on FM 105 at Arrington Lane according to Trooper Stephanie Davis with the Department of Public Safety.  At approximately 5:30 PM Sunday Davis reported ...

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Walking Track Begun In Pinehurst

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  The much anticipated walking track in Pinehurst is becoming a reality.  John Toney the supervisor of Streets and Parks in Pinehurst had a crew working at West Park Friday morning.  Toney said they were scrapping off the surface of grass in preparation of laying a mat that will then be covered in dirt for ...

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Stay and Play A Reality

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A dream that has been in the works for almost four years will start to come true this week. Kelly Meadows the Director for Health Services with the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Schools is the project coordinator for Stay and Play. Meadows believes when completed it will be the only such playground at a school in Southeast ...

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Former Dairy To Receive Marker

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Plastic bottles of milk now line refrigerator sections of superstores. The convenience is an evolution of the days when people had to have a cow or buy milk from a neighbor to have the creamy beverage at the supper table. The Orange County Historical Commission is honoring the dairy industry with a state historical marker. ...

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Man Breaks In To Restaurant Again

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Orange police Wednesday arrested a 45-year-old man for breaking into the Two Amigos restaurant at 3130 16th Street. The same man had been arrested on February 1 in connection with four burglaries in one week at the same restaurant. In January, liquor had been stolen and a cash register destroyed. The latest burglary was discovered ...

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WO Aldermen Sworn In

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  West Orange swore in three Aldermen to the City Council Tuesday.  Shirley Bonnin, Mike Shugart, and Dale Dardeau were given their oaths of office by former County Judge and current West Orange Alderman Carl Thibodeaux.  The three ran unopposed for the City Council which allowed West Orange to cancel last Saturday’s election.  Bonnin was ...

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FEMA Registration

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  It has been roughly two months since the flooding of the Sabine River in Orange and Newton Counties. Ray Perez with FEMA has been working to register citizens for disaster assistance during the last seven weeks. Perez said citizens have one more week to register with FEMA for this disaster. Registration for the disaster ...

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