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Power Lines Down In Pinehurst

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A moving truck took down some power lines in the 1700 block of Camelot in Pinehurst Wednesday morning. Entergy crews are on the scene and they tell Chief Fred Hanauer they had it repaired by 4pm Wednesday afternoon.   ...

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Orange Opens Splash Pad

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Tuesday afternoon the city of Orange had a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new splash pad in Navy Park, but not everyone is happy about it. At the morning’s city council meeting, Nickie Richard, who lives in the east part of town, complained. She said it’s only a few sprinkler heads set in a circle of ...

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Lifeguards Needed To Open

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To swim, or not to swim will be the question for people in Orange who use the city natatorium. Tuesday, City Manager and Doctor of Philosophy Shawn Oubre told the city council the opening of the pool depends on getting 10 lifeguards. He said 10 people applied for lifeguard positions and are going through Red ...

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Orange EDC Talks Water

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The City of Orange Economic Development Corporation will look at ways to provide drinkable water to the industrial plants on Chemical Row. The water was one of the ways mentioned Tuesday to help get new business and keep established ones in the city. The city’s Economic Development Corporation board of directors met with consultant John ...

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Commissioners Meet

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The Bass Champs Team Championship Tournament is coming to Orange in October.  The Commissioners Court approved Tuesday allocating $30,000 of Hotel Occupancy Tax funds to the Greater Orange Chamber of Commerce to help sponsor the event.  Chamber President Ida Schossow made the request for the funds with John Gothia who said the action by the ...

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Republican Runoff

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Early voting for the Republican and Democratic primary runoff races will start Monday, May 16, and run through Friday, May 20. In Orange County, the only runoff race will be for Precinct 1 county commissioner. Bobby Manshack and Johnny Trahan are facing each other in the Republican primary. No Democrats are running in the November ...

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Large Disturbance In Brownwood

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Orange police were called three times early Sunday morning because of disturbances near the 2200 block of Eighth Street in the Brownwood neighborhood. On the third call, a 16-year-old was reported injured and suffered scrapes and scratches. Detective Captain Robert Enmon said people involved with the two feuding groups had out-of-town relatives visiting. They had ...

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Man Charged With Arson

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Orange police arrested a 24-year-old man for arson in connection with setting small fires in a unit at the Sabine River Park apartments on Pine Avenue Sunday night. Fire Marshal John Bilbo said firefighters extinguished the fires and the apartment had light smoke damage and burned textiles. Patrol Officer Perry reported he saw a large ...

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Wrong Way Driver Dies

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The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed that a 26-year old Louisiana man died as a result of a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Orange on Interstate 10 which closed the eastbound lanes for over six hours.  Trooper Stephanie Davis reported at approximately 1:15 AM a 2015 Chevrolet Equinox SUV was traveling westbound in the ...

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May 7 Election Results

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   Bridge City ISD School Board Votes Place 3 Rebecca Rutledge (I) Bryan Gremillion Total 967 517 Place 4 Thad Hill (I) Bryant Champagne  Total 989 487 Place 5 Jerry McInnis (I) Brandy Slaughter  Total 845 642    Bridge City City Council  Votes  Place 2 Kirk Roccaforte Carl Harbert  Total 707 196  Place 4 Eric Andrus ...

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