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OPD Briefs Feature Naked Man, Werewolf

Shields, Chad

Orange police early Thursday morning arrested a naked man yelling at vehicles while standing in the middle of 16th Street. Police reported the incident was at 1:13 a.m. in the 2400 block of 16th Street by the HEB and CVS stores. When police arrived, the man got to the ground and started doing push-ups. 41-year-old ...

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City Improvements

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  City projects are moving forward in both Bridge City and Pinehurst. A splash pad is being constructed between the pavilion and the library off of Roundbunch Road in Bridge City. The concrete pad has been laid and the water works have been erected at the splash pad. City Manager Jerry Jones says the company ...

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Thieves Have No Boundaries

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A burglar made off with $1,000 worth of meat at JB’s Barbecue Monday night. Proprietor Gerard Arrington called police at 9 a.m. Tuesday after discovering that a door on the far side of the smoke house had been opened. Orange Patrol Officer Justin Kirkpatrick reported the door frame had been broken. Three cases of brisket, ...

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OC Sheriff’s Calls September 22-28

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Orange County Sheriff’s Office Calls September 22-28   Credit card abuse, 8:44 a.m. September 22, 2800 block Myrtle Street in Vidor. Theft, 10:22 a.m. September 22, Boomtown USA RV Resort, 1495 Freeway Boulevard in Rose City. Threat-retaliation, 2:10 p.m. September 22, 2800 block Myrtle Street in Vidor. Simple assault, 5:48 p.m. September 22, 1100 block ...

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Trading Land For Business

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The Orange City Council approved a deal to trade land along 15th Street at Interstate 10 with a Houston real estate developer. City Economic Development Director Jay Trahan said the developer, Jeff Mallet and Jadco, will make an announcement at a later date concerning businesses that will locate at the site. The council last week ...

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Trees Protected In Historic District

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People living in the Old Orange Historic District love their old live oak trees and will protect them. One resident Monday morning called police after an 18-wheel tractor-rig illegally turned on Pine Avenue and knocked a large limb off a tree. The city has signs on Green Avenue warning big rigs that trucks are not ...

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WOCCISD Meet

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Bus drivers for the West Orange-Cove school district asked the school board Monday to help raise pay to get more drivers and monitors. They spoke during the citizen comments part of the regular monthly meeting. Driver Joyce Perry said the board needs to take care of the bus drivers because the drivers take care of ...

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Home Invader Arrested

Carpenter, Jules-KOGTa

Orange police arrested a 34-year-old man for armed robbery and are looking for another one in connection with a home invasion Sunday morning. The robbery happened about 7 a.m. at a complex of 10 small houses at the end of Gunstream Lane, which is off of Tulane Road. The victims, a man and a woman, ...

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EDC contract approved

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Commissioners approved a contract Monday that will extend the services of the executive director and his staff of the Orange County Economic Development Corporation through December 31. Back on July 27 the Commissioners Court voted to cut funding to the Economic Development Corporation at the end of the current fiscal year which ends September 30. ...

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Lions Carnival Starts Wednesday!

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ORANGE LIONS CLUB CHARITY CARNIVAL SEPTEMBER 30, OCTOBER 1,2,3 7,8,9,10 6:30 P.M. NIGHTLY   ON BOTH WEDNESDAY NIGHTS BRING A CANNED GOOD AND RECEIVE FREE ENTRY TO THE PARK.ALL OTHER NIGHTS ADMISSION IS $3.00 FOR ADULTS 18 AND OVER, $2.00 FOR AGES 13-17 AND UNDER 12 IS FREE.   SATURDAY OCTOBER 3RD IS KIDDIE DAY. ...

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