Joe Torre remembered as a teen-aged slugger

  It was mid-August 1957 and our team bus was slowly making it through the downtown section of Johnstown, Pa. after a 10-hour trip from Schenectady, N.Y. A few days before that I was flabbergasted when Chuck Esmoke asked my

WOS season ticket sales announced

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Current WOS season ticket holders can purchase their 2014 football tickets during Aug. 5-6 from 9:00 – noon, and 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Tickets will be available at the athletic office at WOS High School. Season tickets will be available

Transient arrested for possession

  Saturday, July 26, Orange police responded to a call regarding a man who was possibly suicidal. Upon arrival, police met with Michael White, who is listed as a transient. White told police that he was in possession of synthetic

Nancy’s Kitchen

Nancy McWhorter

I don’t go camping and I don’t have a grill so I don’t grill but my daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Herb Farley do both.  I probably should explain. When my children were young, I had a living room but no

Gilligan to speak at convention

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Lamar baseball coach Jim Gilligan, who ranks as one of the winningest coaches in college baseball history, will be part of a college baseball panel at this week’s Society for American Baseball Research Convention at Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston.

Orange Police Beat

  Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 25, 26, 27, and the morning of July 28: Larceny from yard/land, 87 W. Main Miscellaneous incidents, W. Cypress at 1st St. Burglary, 1011 Park Ave.

BCISD receives Champions for Kids Award


Champions for Kids joined forces with Kellogg Company and Diamond Foods to collect breakfast food items for school-aged children during an April SIMPLE Giving promotional period. In addition, Champions for Kids is donating a total of  $48,000 to 12 school districts that

LSC-O and DuPont SRW partner for workforce skills development

  Lamar State College – Orange has partnered with DuPont De Nemours and Co. Inc. to provide custom training for over 500 new and incumbent employees at the Sabine River Works location in Orange. The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded

Hundreds attend National Dance Day in Orange County

National Dance Day Orange

Some were worried when the rain started mid-day Saturday , but it stopped a couple hours before the National Dance Day was to kick-off at 7 p.m. and a cool breeze actually blew in. People started arriving around 6 p.m.

Boil water notice issued for Mauriceville residents

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Residents of Mauriceville, from Zavala Rd. to Stallion Rd., were issued a boil water advisory due to a water main break. It is advised residents boil water before consumption. When the notice is lifted, water system officials will notify residents

Lamar cross country schedule released

After both the men and women took home Southland titles in 2013, the Lamar cross country program is set to take on a challenging meet schedule this season that will see the teams compete against some of the best programs

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the floowing calls between July 16 through July 22:   July 16: Theft of copper, Freeway Blvd., Vidor Theft, 5890 Church House Rd., Vidor Fraud, 6015 N. Hwy. 105, Vidor Recovery

Texas mayors pledge support to combat bullying

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Mayors in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico have signed onto a new partnership with The US Conference of Mayors and The BULLY Project as part of a major national initiative to develop local solutions-based responses to combat the epidemic of

CLEAT waives dues for members called to National Guard duty


Police officers who are members of the National Guard and called to active duty along the Texas-Mexico border will not have to pay their dues to the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas for the duration of their deployment. “As

Entergy’s “The Power to Care” Fund Raises $2.3 Million


Generous donations to The Power to Care of nearly $1.6 million from Entergy customers and employees in 2013 have been matched by shareholders for a total of $2.3 million in assistance funds for customers in need. Matching check presentations are

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 24, and the morning of July 25: Larceny from a building, 201 8th St.. Theft, 2225 Norwood Dr. Miscellaneous incidents, 608 Strickland Dr. Theft, 1405 Orange Ave.

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


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