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Motorcycle Wreck

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A man lost control of his motorcycle Saturday afternoon around 5pm as he was turning from Sunset to 16th St. in Orange and laid it down.  Fortunately he was not struck by another car.  Although he was standing on his own when Acadian ambulance arrived, he was transported to the hospital for observation. ...

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OFD Fights Fire on First

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Shortly before midnight on July 31, OFD responded to a structure fire in the 1200 block of 1st street. The home was occupied by a family of three, 2 adults and 1 child. After interviewing the home owner it was determined the fire was accidentally set due to a candle being knocked over. One bedroom and ...

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Owe a Fine or Fee? Read This

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Scofflaw goes into effect                                                           August 3, 2015 Monday was the first day that the recently approved Texas Scofflaw went into effect in Orange County. The Commissioners Court approved implementing the Scofflaw at the end of June. It allows Orange County to deny the renewal of a vehicle registration for citizens who owe the county a ...

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Vidor Man Dies In Newton Co.

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At approximately 8:00pm, there was a  motorcycle crash on FM 1004 near CR 3089 in Newton County.   A 1996 Honda motorcycle was traveling westbound on FM 1004.  As the vehicle went into a curve, the driver lost control of the motorcycle.  The driver was ejected from the motorcycle and was not wearing a helmet. ...

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Boil Water Notice in OF

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Orangefield Water Supply issued a boil water notice on Friday at 6 p.m. following a water main break and subsequent drop in water pressure. Oak Manor Subdivision is affected, with streets including Beverly, Holly Ridge, Laura, Holly and Devin. To ensure destruction of any harmful bacteria, water for drinking, cooking and ice-making should be boiled and cooled ...

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Orange Police Respond to Several Calls

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SUV gone after keys left inside One quick step into a store wasn’t quick enough for a customer at Tractor Supply off Interstate 10. The man’s SUV was stolen. Orange police were called at 9:08 a.m. Thursday to the store. The man said he had left the keys in the SUV and the door unlocked ...

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Marriage Licenses July 27-31

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Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of July 27, 2015 thru July 31, 2015 Dylan K. McGlothin and Sarah E. Nolen Jason C. Maddox and Jessica R. Trammell Walter H. Conner and Natalie D. Tarnosky Steven E. Skibicki Jr.  and Kayla M. West Corey D. Janice ...

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Business Burglarized

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On July 24 someone broke into Gopher Industrial on Highway 62 and stole two Miller Plasma Cutting Machines valued at $5000.  If you have seen them or have any info about the burglary, please call the Orange County Sheriffs Dept. at 883-2612. ...

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Crawdad’s Robbed

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Two masked men hit a Crawdad’s clerk with a pistol and stole money from the cash register Thursday night. The robbery was about 8:30 p.m. at the Crawdad’s at Interstate 10 and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Orange. Orange Police Officer Justin Kirkpatrick reported the clerk was not seriously hurt and declined medical attention. ...

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July Building Permits in OC

  NAME ADDRESS ZIP VALUE FEE RICKEY WHEAT 230 STEPHANIE 77630 $235,000.00 $290.00 CRAIG ROOT 3808 PAGE ROAD 77630 $140,000.00 $250.00 JUAN CEJA 12116 TOLEDO BEND 77630 $186,000.00 $422.50 LEANN CHISHOLM 8101 CANTERBURY 77632 $37,000.00 $93.00 SHALAGH SPEYRER 520 KENNEDY 77662 $20,000.00 $25.00 TIMOTHY DIXON 7368 WADE 77632 $1,500.00 $25.00 KENNETH STANLEY 7600 MASON 77632 ...

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