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17 YO Injured In ATV Accident

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At approximately 6:00pm Saturday, there was a motor vehicle crash on Dixie Road that involved an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). The crash occurred on Dixie Road near FM 2802 in Orange County. A 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling northbound on Dixie Road. The driver of an ATV failed to yield the right of way ...

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Marriage Licenses Oct. 5-9

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Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of October 5, 2015 thru October 9, 2015 Cody A. Domingue and Gina R. Broussard James C. Rogers, III and Ashley R. Pound Tyler A. Hyde and Jenna L. Angelle Andrew C. Sonnier and Elisa A. Evans David R. Hare ...

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Orange Man Indicted For Drug Trafficking

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A 59-year-old Orange man has been indicted on federal drug trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales in a press release after a raid at his home at 1412 Hart Street. Grover Lee Roberts was indicted on Oct. 7, 2015 and charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack ...

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Orange Police Reports

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This hasn’t been a good week for workers at the Invista plant on FM 1006. Three people in the plant’s parking lot had windows broken in their cars and items stolen sometimes Tuesday night. The break-ins were reported to Orange police at 5 a.m. Wednesday. On Monday, Invista’s management announced that at least 75 employees ...

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Sales Tax Reports

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Local entities with sales taxes are receiving their checks from the Texas Comptroller for collections covering August and the back-to-school sales. Statewide, the comptroller’s office collected $616 million, a 4.6 percent increase from the same month last year. The local amounts are: Orange County: $366,236 for the month; $4.3 million for the year. Bridge City: ...

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Carnival Open Thru Saturday

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KOGT salutes the Lions Club of Orange, Little Cypress, Bridge City, Vidor and the Noon Lions Club for their time and effort to make the Annual Lions Club Carnival a success.  The money raised stays in Orange County to help local people and organizations.  The carnival will be open through Saturday this week with gates ...

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Rollover on FM3247

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Police believe a 78-year-old woman may have suffered from a medical problem Wednesday about 1 p.m. when she lost control of the SUV she was driving. The SUV went off the roadway on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and rolled over. It landed on the roof in a field near United Methodist Church. Orange Police ...

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Man Dies In Accident

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A 23-year-old Louisiana man died in a one-car crash Wednesday afternoon off Interstate 10 at the Simmons Drive exit. He crashed the car into a metal beam from an old highway sign off the access road about 1 p.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the man as Jordan Pinchon from Carencro, Louisiana. Trooper ...

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OC Sheriff’s Calls Sept. 29-Oct. 5

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Orange County Sheriff’s Calls Sept. 29-Oct. 5 Theft, 12:19 p.m. September 29, 9300 block FM 105 in Orangefield. Theft of copper, 2:45 p.m. September 29, 300 block Waddell Street in Vidor. Sexual assault, 5:18 p.m. September 29, 1400 block Mohawk Street in Vidor. Burglary of a building, 7:37 p.m. September 29, 2300 block North Tram ...

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Hightower Leaving

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After nine months as Human Resources Director Minnie Hightower is leaving her position with Orange County. The reasons for her leaving are mixed. Hightower indicated one reason was a negative experience her daughter had at a local business in town. Hightower said the community embracement of her receiving the position of Human Resources Director was ...

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