Commissioners Talk Hospital, Spindletop


  The Commissioners Court approved Monday a resolution for the creation of a Veterans Administration inpatient hospital in Orange. The County and the City of Orange have been working with others in the community to make more use of the Baptist Hospital in Orange. Orange City Manager Dr. Sean Oubre told the Court this is ...

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OC Expo Checklist

  Commissioners heard from Maintenance Director Kurt Guidry during a workshop Monday that only two items remain to be checked off a final list for the Orange County Expo Center. The list being checked off is not the first to be done, rather the ninth and should be the last. Colin Garrett with G&G Enterprises ...

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Teenager injured in FM 1130 rollover

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  A teenager was injured Sunday morning when the car she was driving went off the roadway and rolled over several times. Orange police report that 17-year-old Jordyn Bailey West of Orange had non-incapacitating injuries. Officer J.E. Roy reported she was not transported by ambulance for medical treatment. He said West was driving a Nissan ...

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Dirt bikes stolen from Greenway garage

Dirt bikes stolen from Greenway garage A resident in Greenway Park had two dirt bikes worth a total of $3,800 stolen from his garage. The man called police at 11:12 a.m. Sunday after seeing the garage door open on his house in the 1700 block of Robin Street. The stolen bikes are described as a ...

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Burglaries and thefts over the Weekend

Burglaries and thefts A guest at the Comfort Inn on Highway 62 South apparently chased away a burglar early Friday morning. Police went to the hotel about noon Friday after damage was discovered to the exterior screen and window. Officer L.L. Claybar reported the guest was awakened between 3:30 and 4 in the morning by ...

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Marriage Licenses June 15-19

Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of June 15, 2015 thru June 19, 2015   Ronald P. Hidalgo, Jr. and Sheila J. Brock John L. Badeaux and Ellen G. Wright Kent P. LeMaire and Shannon D. Touchet Paul B. Brown and Cynthia R. Newkirk Daniel P. ...

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Two Stores Robbed at Gunpoint

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  Two convenience stores in Orange were robbed by gunmen during the weekend. Orange police report the Stop and Drive at 1801 DuPont Drive was robbed Friday evening about 6. Then the Star Stop at 1402 16th Street was robbed at 9:44 Sunday night. Detective Captain Cliff Hargrave said in both robberies, the clerks described ...

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Contractor Electrocuted in OF

On Friday, June 19, 2015, around 1:57 p.m., the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded along with Acadian Ambulance and the Bridge City Fire Department to the Orangefield Junior High School on Sandbar Road in Orangefield, Orange County, Texas, in reference to a person who was electrocuted. On arrival, Deputies learned that an electrical crew working ...

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Sales Tax Payments

Orange County, the cities and the Emergency Services District for Little Cypress have received sales tax payments covering the month of April. All sales taxes are collected by the Texas Comptroller’s Office and reimbursed to the entities. The amounts are: Orange County: $405,700 for the month and $2.61 million for the year. Bridge City: $107,289 ...

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Local Man Dies After Jail Incident

On Tuesday, June 16, 2015, around 2:10 p.m., an inmate in the Orange County Jail was found attempting to commit suicide by hanging himself. Corrections and nursing staff were able to perform life saving measures until first responders from the Orange Fire Department and an Acadian Ambulance arrived on scene. He was revived and found ...

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