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Little White Crosses In Orange

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Phillip Clark was spray painting dozens of wooden crosses laying flat on grass next to The Palms Event Center. He’s one of the volunteers with Little White Crosses Orange County, a group building, constructing and giving away crosses. Sonia Smith and her husband, Eric, live in Orangefield and have a ministry for the homeless. She ...

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Parliamentary Procedure

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For the second week in a row the Commissioners Court will have an agenda item on adopting parliamentary procedures for its meetings when it meets on Tuesday. County Judge Brint Carlton put the item on the agenda initially for the first meeting of the year saying it would help move the meetings along. Commissioner David ...

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Roccaforte SETRPC President

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Bridge City Mayor Kirk Roccaforte has served his city for over a decade.  He has also served six years on the board of the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC).  Roccaforte has been elected to be the new president of the regional commission.  Mayor Roccaforte said he is honored to be a small part ...

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Bank To Become City Hall

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Orange City Council on Tuesday will begin the process to buy the First Financial Bank Building at 819 16th Street to turn into City Hall with room for the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The bank will construct a new building next door on vacant land at 16th Street and Park Avenue. The city, bank and ...

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Orange PD Looking For Female

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  Orange PD detective division needs help identifying the white female in this video. She is a possible witness to a robbery that happened over the weekend. If you are able to identify the female please contact the detective division at 883-1074.   ...

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Truck Catches Fire Wednesday

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A truck was totaled because of a fire Wednesday afternoon about 2:00 at a business on FM 1442 and Interstate 10. Shane Funderburke with ROTAP said the driver was returning a large container to them and was inside doing paperwork when the fire started. The driver Dante Herman with Specialized Waste System had driven from ...

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Sabine River Update

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The Sabine River Authority Tuesday morning decreased the water releases from Toledo Bend reservoir dam. It was the first decrease in eight days. The decrease led to the National Weather Service adjusting flood predictions for Deweyville. Wednesday morning the river in Deweyville was at 25.4 feet. The river is out of its banks at 24 ...

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Candidates Want Economic Development

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The five candidates for Orange County commissioner of Precinct 1 agree economic development is a top priority for the county. The candidates, Shirley Zimmerman, Johnny Trahan, Bobby Manshack, Ryan Peabody and Gary Hinote answered questions Tuesday night before a Republican Party-sponsored get-together at the VFW Hall in Orange. No Democrats have filed for local races; ...

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OC Sheriffs Calls Dec. 29-Jan. 4

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Orange County Sheriff’s Calls December 29-January 4 Recovery of stolen vehicle, 2:09 a.m. December 29, Market Basket, 11916 North Highway 62 in Mauriceville. Burglary of a building, 8:23 a.m. December 29, 5700 block Orchard Street in McLewis. Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, 9:18 a.m. December 29, 5700 block Hidden Meadows Drive in Little Cypress. ...

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Bridge City Council Meets

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Open Carry is now law in Texas. Tuesday evening the City Council in Bridge City discussed the new gun law and its effect on municipal buildings. City Attorney Paul Fukuda informed the council about the effects of the law on the City Hall in Bridge City which serves as the city court, council chamber, and ...

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