Law enforcement seeks help locating fugitive Darius Jenkins

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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Warrant division is asking the public’s assistance in locating a wanted fugitive and serial criminal:  Name: Darius Treyvon Jenkins Age: 22 years of age Height: 5’10 Weight: 165 lbs. Tattoos: Right Wrist: “Gabrielle” Left

Pinehurst Doctor’s Office raid by PD and DEA

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As a result of an ongoing investigation by the Pinehurst Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), a search warrant was executed at the office of Dr. Philip Cantu located at 220 Strickland Drive in Pinehurst. Pinehurst Police Chief

Man shot in leg near Bridge City

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According to a report from Clint Hodgkinson, chief deputy with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, they received a call of a shooting in the 3100 block of Timberlake St. near the Bridge City area of Orange County around 3:40 p.m.,

Join Arbor Day Foundation, receive 10 free trees

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Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. Everyone who joins the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will  receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 23, and the morning of July 24: Traffic/criminal violation, 5th and Burton Miscellaneous incidents, 212 Knox Resisting/interfering with police, 811 Texas Warrant service, 100 block Linda Warrant

Two arrested on felony drug, weapon charges

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Wednesday, at about 4:30 pm, officers with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, West Orange and Vidor police departments, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 16900 block of FM 1442, in Mauriceville. During the search, investigators located approximately

Trooper struck by vehicle while working accident

A DPS trooper was injured Wednesday evening while working an accident on IH-10 near FM 1136. The trooper, Kim Ousman, was working an accident when another vehicle struck her patrol car. The patrol car then struck Ousman. She was conscious

BC students attend workshop

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Bridge City High School yearbook students Bree Newsom, Editor and Gabriel Alvarez , Assistant Editor, traveled to Texas A & M University in College Station to attend the Balfour Communications Workshop July 18 through July 21.  The 2014 High School Communications

Two local students among leaders at LU workshop

Seven Lamar University undergraduate and four graduate computer science students are taking on the role of teacher this week as they lead a workshop to teach K-12 school teachers fundamental computing concepts and help the teachers develop curriculum materials for

St. Mary attends TASC Summer Workshop

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The officers of St. Mary Catholic Student Council and NJHS attended the Texas Association of Student Councils Summer Leadership Workshop Training in Sherman, at Austin College. The officers attended meetings and training to bring back to share with the students

Skin cancer facts you should know for summer

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Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer occurring in the United States. It is also the most rapidly increasing cancer. For the past 30 years, skin cancers have been increasing by about three percent each year.

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 22, and the morning of July 23: Mental subject, 505 Pier Rd. Warrant service, Beadle Rd. Warrant service, Broussard Cr. Traffic accident, 16th and Burton Warrant service,

Live bait choices make fishing interesting

No matter how hard lure manufacturers try they will never be able to create a lure that works better than real thing, period. The typical profile of the weekend angler is not that of the high end trophy trout hunter

KAZ’S KORNER:All 32 NFL Teams open training camps this week

By the time this weekend gets here, all 32 National Football League teams will be at their respective training sites getting ready for the rapidly-approaching 2014 season. The Dallas Cowboys will be at their training facility at the City of

Rain hasn’t slowed bass action on local scene

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We got more than the shark did for a change! RECORD PHOTO: Dickie Colburn You will just have to excuse local bass fishermen for hoping for yet another down pour not unlike the system that parked on top of us

From the Creaux’s Nest – When rain is too much for crop

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Much needed rains came but in some cases, rain is not that good for the crops. Also, timing is everything. Saturday morning I finally found a chance to break away from pressing chores, doctors visits, etc., to visit my friends,

Lawsuit moves forward after 2011 inmate death; family seeking temporary injunction

Attorneys representing the family members of Robert Montano have filed a lawsuit  alleging Orange County employees consciously chose not to ensure that Robert Montano, who is a known mental health patient, received basic human needs, medical and mental health care,

City of Orange seeking to collect tax money

The city of Orange passed two resolutions at their regular meeting Tuesday night in an attempt retain sales tax and Hotel Occupancy Tax monies. The first passed awarded a consultant services agreement to MuniServices, LLC for a sales tax compliance

BASS tournament a repeat in Orange

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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce together with the Stark Cultural Venues are proud to announced the return of Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament at a press conference on July 17 at the chamber’s office. The first tournament was held

National Dance Day event this Saturday at Riverfront Pavilion

It’s time. Grab your dancing shoes, your cooler with drinks and snacks and head down to Riverfront Pavilion Saturday evening. July 26 is the date this year for National Dance Day and Orange County is going to dance 7-9 p.m.

Precinct 2 voters to decide to stay wet or dry

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Donna Alford, assistant election administrator for Orange Co., looks at a blank petition form such as was used for the wet/dry election on alcohol sales in Precinct 2 for the November General Election. The petitions have been completed and turned