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BC Ready To Introduce LUKE

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Good communication is vital between a municipality and its citizens to ensure the government runs smoothly.  Bridge City is taking steps to improve the lines of communication between city hall and the people in that town. Terri Gauthier who serves on the City Council in Bridge City announced she is working to create a Facebook ...

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Orange Building Permits Issued

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Residential construction and remodeling is thriving in Orange as building permits for three new houses and nine home remodeling were issued in January. Usually commercial building work leads the construction work in the city, according to the permits. The Flying J Travel Plaza had the largest permit during January with a re-roofing project valued at ...

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Six Running For Two Spots

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A third candidate filed Tuesday for the Orange City Council At-Large Position 6 seat currently held by Larry Spears Jr. Mary Ekene is the newest candidate who will be running. Spears has filed for re-election and Veronica Woodle is also running for the seat. All register voters in the city are eligible to cast ballots ...

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Vidor PD Vehicle In Accident

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A Vidor police car was hit in the rear on Interstate 10 Tuesday night as the officer was working at a previous collision. Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Stephanie Davis said the officer was not in the car and was not hurt. The collision was about 10:45 p.m. on Interstate 10 westbound lanes near ...

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Mott Not Running In BC

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Tuesday night the City Council in Bridge City called for the municipal election to be held Saturday, May 6.  The ballot will include three seats on the council. Kevin Mott the current Place 1 alderman confirmed he will not be running for re-election.  Mott said he did not have any comments concerning his reasons for ...

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OPD Looking For Thief (video)

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On February 3 the Orange Police Department took a report of a theft that occurred at 1101 Green Ave., Star Stop.  A suspect took a Tablet that was on the counter of the store. If you can identify any of the three individuals in this video, please contact the Orange Police Department Detective Division at ...

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Chief Wants I-10 Speed Limit Evaluated

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The Commissioners Court held its weekly meeting Tuesday at the Vidor City Hall.  The meeting was moved to Vidor to allow Way Services to do some necessary renovations to the duct work in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Administration Building at the Courthouse. The Commissioners had a rather brief agenda.  Approving the revised Travel Policy ...

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Grubbs Tased, Arrested After Pursuit

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  On Monday, February 6, 2017 at approximately 11:30 am, an officer with the Vidor Police Department initiated a traffic stop on IH-10 at FM 1132 for a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. The driver produced a Texas DL identifying himself as 30 year old David Henry Wurtz. When the Officer asked ...

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Orange Man Arrested In Lk. Charles

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             Sunday morning at approximately 1:20 a.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in reference to a shooting at a home on Sharon Lane in Lake Charles.              Upon arrival deputies learned Kevin S. Edwards, 36, of Orange, shot a man who was located inside the residence by shooting through the bathroom ...

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Orange Police Reports

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Three separate accidents during the weekend sent four people to hospitals, but none were seriously hurt, according to Orange police reports. Two cars collided Friday at 5:48 p.m. on Highway 62 North at FM 1078. 83-year-old Joseph Payne of Orange, who was driving a Chevrolet Malibu, was taken by Acadian Ambulance to Baptist Hospital in ...

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