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Amendments vote covers nursing homes, churches

Texans have a chance to have their say on a couple of emotional issues for many that were created by government intervention to fight the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The eight... — Updated 10/19/2021

Columbanus Motor Sports opens new location

It's official. Columbanus Motor Sports cut the ribbon on their dealership at 3500 IH-10 West in Orange on Friday. The grand opening and ribbon cutting was followed by a blessing of... — Updated 10/19/2021

Immunization Clinic opens on Strickland Drive

A new immunization clinic near Baptist Hospital Orange at 1502 Strickland Drive is opening later this week, county officials say. The clinic will be open daily, from 8 a.m. to 5... — Updated 10/19/2021

County redraws precinct lines for 2022

  Donors ear-marking their funds for the March 2022 Republican Primary election in Orange County might want to double check their precinct lines first. The release earlier this... — Updated 10/19/2021

It's almost "showtime"

For a long time I always equated the best time of the year with the full moon in October, which coincidentally happens this week. For all intents and purposes summer is now in the... — Updated 10/19/2021

Local angler catches great redfish

Jackson Hall, son of Sammy and Candi Hall, was fishing Sabine Lake last weekend with his dad when he caught this monster all by... — Updated 10/19/2021

Quail Surveys Yield Modest Prospects Ahead of Oct. 30 Season Opener

AUSTIN— Quail season begins statewide Oct. 30 but outside of South Texas, bobwhite and scaled quail populations continue to their long, slow road to recovery following several years of drought. As such, hunting opportunities... — Updated 10/19/2021

Numbers, Favorable Conditions Could Provide Hunters with a Good Season

AUSTIN – With millions of ducks in the Central Flyway and promising conditions in many parts of the state, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists suggest these factors could indicate a good waterfowl season is... — Updated 10/19/2021

Kaz's Korner

After writing sports for six decades, it’s plain for me to see how one visualizes the sporting event being covered. Is the offense good or is the defense bad? Is the team really... — Updated 10/19/2021

Kaz's Fearless Forecast

Games This Week WEST ORANGE-STARK over LIBERTY—The Mustangs are well on their way to another district championship, but must not divert their attention from the ultimate goal of... — Updated 10/19/2021

Local football teams making stretch run for playoffs

The 2021 football season in Orange County continues to be one for the record books, as all five teams remain in contention for playoff spots and have a combined 25-9 record through... — Updated 10/19/2021

Vicki Lynn Brown, 72, Orange

Vicki Lynn Brown, 72, of Orange, passed away on October 11, 2021, at CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont, Texas after a lengthy illness. Born in Orange, Texas, on March 6,... — Updated 10/18/2021

Orangefield Elementary Awarded a Grant

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Orangefield Elementary a  $2,000.00 grant to support youth literacy initiatives. This local grant award is part of more... — Updated 10/18/2021

102 Year-Old Gator Student Still Pumping Iron

Think it's too late to continue or begin your education? It's never too late! Gator student, Gwen Boehme, is 102 years-old and enrolled in LSCO's Senior Fitness Class, taught by... — Updated 10/18/2021

Dr. Johnson Hosts OC Superintendents, New LU President

Recently, President Tom Johnson hosted Lamar University's new president, Dr. Jaime Taylor, and the Orange County Superintendents at an introductory luncheon in order for them to... — Updated 10/18/2021

Orangefield HS MOS Certifications

Congratulations to these students for passing the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel exam. These students are members of Mrs. Bellard's Business... — Updated 10/18/2021

Marriage License Issued October 11,2021 Thru October 15,2021

Marriage License : Issued By The Office of Brandy Robertson, Orange County Clerk For the week of October 11 , 2021 thru October 15, 2021 John W. Jones, Jr. and Julie A. Smith Brenden T. Thibodeaux and Lauren Y. Lewis Kendall R.... — Updated 10/18/2021

Marilyn Malagarie Named Employee of the Month by Bridge City Chamber of Commerce

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce has announced that Marilyn Malagarie, Employee of COS Printing, has been named October Employee of the Month. Marilyn was presented her award,... — Updated 10/19/2021

My Five Cents

The Legislature adjourned Sine Die for hopefully the last time this year after completing our third special session. While we accomplished many great things for the state over the past ten months, I’m glad to be back in East... — Updated 10/22/2021

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

COLIN POWELL-A TRAIL BLAZING SERVANT “Our nation lost an exemplary leader and steadfast advocate in Colin Powell.” Senator John Cornyn Powell, a four-star general who became... — Updated 10/19/2021

My Five Cents

On October 13, 1845, voters in Texas overwhelmingly approved an ordinance to accept annexation into the United States by a vote of 4,245 to 257. They also adopted the state’s... — Updated 10/18/2021

Texas Governor Series: William (Bill) Clements

William (Bill) Clements was elected after Dolph Briscoe. Clements defeated a former attorney general for Texas, John Hill, who was a prominent trial lawyer prior to being elected... — Updated 10/19/2021

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