Community Bulletin Board

 Check out the many events going on around the greater Orange area…
The Orange County Economic Development Corporation will host a Hotel Occupancy Tax Workshop in the Commissioners’ Courtroom Tuesday, May 23rd, at 1:00pm. Justin Bragiel, General Counsel for the Texas Hotel Lodging Association, will be in attendance. The purpose of the workshop is to inform the Court, as well as community applicants, of the eligible use and proper distribution of funds. The public is invited to attend.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension will be hosting a Horsemanship Clinic 101 for Adults and Youth. The clinic will be held June 26th and 27th, 5pm to 7 pm at the Tin Top 2 (T2) Arena & Event Center, 3810 Old Peveto Road, Orange. There will be a $10 registration fee per person. Registration deadline will be June 19th. Dinner will be provided both days. Please bring your Coggins and horse on Tuesday, this will be a riding day. Non-riders are welcome. Please no studs. To register call the AgriLife Extension Office, 409-882-7010.

“The Lutcher Stark HS Class of 1952 will be celebrating its 65 yr Reunion on Friday, June 9, 2017.  Plans are to meet at 11:30 a.m. for a noon meal at Roberts Meat Market Restaurant, 3720 W. Park Ave., Orange. Join us there for a great time of remembering..visiting..and catching up with fellow classmates.”     You may contact:

The Orange County Master Gardeners Association in conjunction with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Orange County will be holding Texas Master Gardener Certification classes starting June 1, 2017. Classes will be held each Thursday from 6PM-8PM at the Orange County EXPO Center thru September 14, 2016. Some classes will be held off site and on Saturdays. The fee for the class is $100 per person, which will include your application fee, Texas Master Gardener Handbook, speakers and supplies. For more information please contact the AgriLife Extension office at 409 882-7010 or email
West Orange-Stark High School Class of 1987 announces their 30 year reunion!  If you were part of WOS Class of 1987, please join us Friday, July 28, 2017 and Saturday, July 29, 2017.  Registration is $125 for classmate plus one or $75 for classmate only.  For events details and payment information, visit us on Facebook:  WOS Class of 87.  Let us know if you are coming on Facebook Event Page: WOS Class of 1987 30th Reunion.  If you do not have Facebook or have any questions about the reunion, please email 

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Orange County has the following Agriculture Programs coming up:

May 18:  Native Plants in Your Landscape.   Sharon Odegar, a Master Naturalist and Master Gardener, will be doing this presentation.  This program will include 1 CEU in Integrated Pest Management.  It will cost $12 and will start at 6:00 pm at the Extension Office.  Go to to register.

May 23:  Weed ID and Pasture Management.  Barron Rector, Extension Range Specialist, will be the speaker.  This program will include 2 General CEU’s.  It will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Extension Office, and will cost $10.00.  Go to to register.

June 1:  Succulents Class.  The cost has yet to be determined.  It will start at 6:00 pm at the Extension Office.  Go to to register.

Orange County CCA Chapter is proud to announce they will be hosting a Youth (ages 12-18) Redfish Tournament on May 20th. Please share this information with your Fishing groups. Further information is available by contacting any Chapter Board Member or Replying by email. If you would like a local CCA Member can come visit and answer questions at one of your meetings.Please contact Scott Bandy at, or call 409-988-3667.,, Louis Moore at, call 409-988-4845






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