Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 26, and the morning of Aug. 27: Fraud, 201 8th St. Burglary, 96 W. Orange Ave. Traffic accident, 1700 Green Ave. Warrant service, 2321 Hwy. 62 S.

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Aug. 20 and Aug. 26: Aug. 20: Search warrant, 304 W. Cherry Ave., Orange Theft, 450 W. Circle Dr., Vidor Theft, 357 Great House St., Vidor Theft,

DPS reminds Texans to be prepared during hurricane season

Cayman Islands Tropical Weather

With three months remaining in the 2014 Hurricane Season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding residents to review their emergency plans and stay prepared for the potential threat of hurricanes or tropical storms. Historically, August and September

Memorial Hermann offers non-invasive, drug-free pain relief

memorial hermann

Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) now offers Neurolumen therapy, a non-invasive, drug-free alternative for pain relief, as a component of its chemical dependency-based pain recovery program. Approved by the Food and Drug Administration, this pain treatment protocol delivers three

BC Historical Society to host annual festival

BC festival

The Bridge City Historical Society will host their annual Bridge City Heritage Festival Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Bridge City Community Center and surrounding grounds from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm. Featured at the festival will be live music, including

Rudy Williams honored at John Gray Center


Officials, family and friends gathered Tuesday, Aug. 26 to formally dedicate the Rudy Williams Building at the John Gray Center complex to honor Williams for his contributions to higher education at Lamar University.“It is most fitting that the building be

Woman arrested on paraphernalia charges

crack pipe

On Tuesday, Aug. 26, officers from the OPD were patrolling in the area of 11th St., and Curtis when they observed a woman who is known to police. Annette Fulcher, who is a transient, was walking on 11th St., with

Adopt A Beach fall cleanup scheduled

adopt a beach 2013

As many as 10,000 Texans are expected to hit the beach Saturday, Sept. 27 for the biggest beach cleanup in the Lone Star State, the Texas General Land Office’s Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup. The cleanup takes place at three Southeast Texas

WO-C students return to classes

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  West Orange – Stark Elementary School Assistant Principal Courtney Charles, left, greets students Monday morning as they exit the bus. West Orange – Stark Middle School eighth grader Mckenzie Lewis waits in the gymnasium along with other classmates, prior

WOS LCM tickets on sale


Ticket sales for the away WOS vs. LCM varsity football game will be on sale in the WOS Athletic office the following days and times this week: Thursday, Aug. 28, from 9:00 am-noon; and 1:00-3:00 pm. Friday’s ticket sales will be from 9:00 am-noon only.

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 25, and the morning of Aug. 26: Public intoxication, 16th and Park Theft, 2001 Rio Grande Warrant service, 201 8th St. Burglary, 1803 16th St. Warrant service,

Women celebrate anniversary of 19th amendment rights

19th amendment

 Aug. 26 is the 94th anniversary of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote. The League of Women Voters of Texas is marking this historic occasion through its ongoing work to engage and empower all voters to participate this

One ring phone scam making the rounds

phone scam

A new phone scam is making the rounds in the U.S. Police are warning cell phone users about the “one-ring” scam. The scam uses auto dialers to call random cell phone numbers across the country. There is no danger in

New DPS app provides interactive link for Texans

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced the launch of its mobile app, which is designed to give Texans instant access to the state’s Sex Offender Registry, Texas 10 Most Wanted program and other valuable resources. The app

St. Mary’s students science superstars


St. Mary Catholic School students had the honor of learning lessons from Dr. Hoke at the science superstars workshops. These students will be presenting with Dr. Hoke throughout the school year which will include why the experiments work and how

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 22, 23, 24, and the morning of Aug. 25: Larceny from vehicle, 4217 Meeks Dr. Warrant service, 201 8th St. Traffic accident, 2200 MacArthur Dr. Theft, 2321

Critters, caricatures highlight welcome week at LSC-PA

Lamar Port Arthur

Fall 2014 classes begin at Lamar State College-Port Arthur Monday and with them a fun, and possibly fattening Welcome Week. “It’s just a way for the students to get a taste for what they’ll be enjoying on campus year-round,” Claire Thomason, director

DPS reminds drivers to watch for kids returning to school

As the academic year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding all drivers to watch out for children walking to and from school or waiting for school buses. Drivers must also follow all traffic laws related to

Nederland man convicted in OC drug conspiracy

Stephen Hall

A 40-year-old Nederland man was convicted Aug. 21, of drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. A jury returned the verdict late Thursday evening, convicting Stephen Shane Hall, also known as

LCM recognizes scholars, past president


At the August School Board meeting, several 2014 graduates were mentioned for the extraordinary achievement of being named AP Scholars by The College Board. These students have demonstrated college-level achievement in their Advanced Placement courses and exams. Because of the

Fall zinnias named Texas Superstars

fall zinnias

  What really got the Texas Superstar board members excited about fall zinnias were some new series, including the marylandica types that form disease-resistant “mounds of color,” lasting until frost when planted in late summer, said a Texas A&M AgriLife