Accident Claims Vidor Man

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A Vidor man is dead after being struck by a car Saturday night in Cedar Park near Austin.  The Cedar Park Emergency Communications Division received calls of an injury at the 1100 block of North Bell Boulevard at 11:06 p.m. Saturday night.  According to KXAN when officers arrived on scene they found William Clarence Gifford, ...

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Seven Years Ago

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Many lives were changed and interrupted as Hurricane Ike struck Southeast Texas.  Especially in Bridge City where 90% of the homes received wind or water damage. ...

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Back When


Back When Column Trisha Hale had a surprise at Stark High School her senior year, 1972. Boys lifted and carried her small, foreign car into the covered breezeway between two buildings. That remains as one of the famous school pranks through the years in Orange County. Liz Wheeler Lester (her mother was the high school ...

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Orange Man Sentenced

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A man from Orange was sentenced in Beaumont Friday to 40 years in state prison for beating and robbing senior citizens. 43-year-old Preston Joseph Robertson, who sometimes went by the last name Robinson, was sentenced in state district court Friday after pleading guilty to aggravated robberies in Nederland and Beaumont last year. Robertson is under ...

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Marriage Licenses Sept. 8-11


Marriage License: Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the Week of September 8, 2015 thru September 11, 2015.   Bo J. Davidson Jr. and Tori N. Allemand Devon J. McMahon and Jenny L. Wilbur Rusell C. Lemons and Tammy L. Parsons Shelby S. Pinner and Gena J. Smith Adrian Arevalo ...

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Armed Robbery in Historic District

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A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint as they left a house in the Old Orange Historic District about midnight Thursday. Orange police report one of the two male robbers held a silver pistol to the man’s head. Officer Isaac Henry said the robbers stole two smart phones, a gold necklace, gold bracelet, gold ...

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Mustang Battling Off The Field

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17-year-old Ahmaud Baldwin was planning an exciting junior year at West Orange-Stark High School and playing nose guard for the Mustangs. Instead of practicing with the team in August, he spent most of the month in hospitals. Now he stays in bed at home. The school on Monday will start his homebound lessons. “His life ...

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Juvenile Detained


A 14-year-old girl middle school student is in juvenile detention for assault in connection with hitting two younger girls and a woman teacher during school Wednesday. The West Orange-Cove school district reports no one was seriously hurt. Orange Police Officer L.A. Lovelace reported the student also tried to hit another teacher and a coach. Police ...

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Girls Softball Equipment Stolen


Sometime Wednesday between 12:30pm-4pm someone stole this cargo trailer from a home on Blueberry St. in Bridge City.   The trailer is full of softball equipment for an area girls select team. The coach is offering a $500 cash reward. If you have any informationg please call the Bridge City Police Dept. at 735-6801 ...

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Pinehurst Improvements


  A stated goal of Pinehurst City Administrator Robbie Hood is improving the curb appeal of Pinehurst. Hood spoke to the Pinehurst City Council this week about three areas he would like to address to make Pinehurst more family friendly and appealing. The first is enhancing the facilities at the West Park. Working with Entergy, ...

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