Parade Set For Monday


Monday is the national and state holiday for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, however only some local government offices and school districts will be closed. The Orange County Courthouse and county offices will be closed, along with city offices in Orange and Vidor. City halls in West Orange, Pinehurst and Bridge City will be open. ...

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Two Found Passed Out In Truck


Orange police Wednesday morning investigated two people passed out in a pickup truck on a street in a residential neighborhood. The 25-year-old Bridge City man in the truck had passed out with a glass pipe used to smoke drugs in his lap. The 24-year-old woman was so intoxicated police called an ambulance to get her ...

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Shahan Retiring From LSCO


After nearly 24 years as the head of the Lamar State College – Orange campus, Dr. Mike Shahan announced today his plans to retire.  “I’ve got mixed emotions about this,” Shahan said. “I’m excited about retirement, but I’m so very sad to leave LSC-O.” Shahan said he plans to stay through the end of the ...

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Orange Man Arrested For Drug Possession


On Thursday, Jan. 11 at 6:00 A.M. Narcotics Detectives with the Orange Police and Orange County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at 1313 Barkins Ave. Upon making force entry into the residence, Detectives came in contact with 63 year old Knogs Wills. During the search of the residence approximately 6.4 ounces of Heroin and 5.7 ...

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OC Courthouse Master Plan Ready


It has taken months, but the county is now ready to move forward with repairs to the Orange County Courthouse.  County Commissioner Barry Burton expressed his excitement this week about the Master Plan for the renovations to the courthouse being completed. John Dineen with the firm HDR has worked closely with Burton and Orange County ...

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Orange Extends Debris Pickup


The City of Orange has extended debris pickup from Harvey with storm-related trash needing to be out on the curb by February 1. City crews with grappler trucks will complete the rounds by February 23. City Council and City Manager Dr. Shawn Oubre talked Tuesday about the continuing problems with storm debris four months after ...

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Woman Arrested For Drug Possession


A burglar alarm sounding in the middle of the day at a house led Orange police to arrest a Hamshire woman wanted on a parole violation warrant. In addition, she had marijuana, methamphetamine and dilaudid hidden in her bra. She also faces a charge of failure to identify after giving a false first name. Officer ...

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Pinehurst Sets Election For May 5


The City Council ordered the municipal election in Pinehurst to be held May 5.  The council met Tuesday night and approved holding the election with the Orange County Election Administrator to supervise the voting. The position of mayor currently held by Pete Runnels and two alderperson positions, those held by Cynthia Adams and John Zerko ...

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Pro Tem Bonnin To Run Again


  The West Orange City Council ordered on Monday the municipal election to be held on Saturday, May 5.  Three at-large alderperson positions will be on the ballot. The positions of Mike Shugart, Shirley Bonnin, and Dale Dardeau expire in May.  Shugart was not able to attend the meeting Monday, and Dardeau indicated he has ...

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Can You Identify Suspect? (Video)


The male in this video is suspected of committing a robbery on January 9 at the Get N Go Convenience Store, 2419 16th St. If you can identify this suspect, please contact the Orange Police Department Detective Division at 409-883-1095.   ...

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