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Jimmy E. Hardy

Hardy obit

Jimmy E. Hardy, 47, of Spurger died Monday, July 28, at Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. A native of Lake Charles, Jimmy was a longtime resident of Vidor, before moving to Spurger two years ago. Jimmy was a

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 29, and the morning of July 30: Warrant service, 610 Burton Ave. Purse snatching, 1312 Park Ave. Traffic accident, 1100 16th St. Stolen vehicle, 333 Lutcher Dr.

Leonard Wayne Gallien

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Leonard Wayne Gallien, 78, of Orange, passed away on July 29, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 A.M., Friday, Aug. 1, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Tom

Galveston County man sentenced for bank robbery

A 44-year-old Galveston, man has been sentenced to federal prison for bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales. Brett Maurice Disiere pleaded guilty on Dec. 11, 2013 to bank robbery and was sentenced

From the Creaux’s Nest

Sherlock Breaux and the Creaux

MISSING MY FRIEND It’s been a week now since I’ve seen my friend Jonathan Seagull. Every morning for going on a year now I’ve thrown him some vittles. He walks around proudly; head up, shoulders back and when he is eating the

Jefferson County man arrested after evading detention

On Tuesday, July 29, at approximately 8:38 am inmate, Jonathan Dewayne Gloston, was released from the Jefferson County Correctional Facility for a public intoxication charge. At 9:13 am, he was witnessed running across the grass by the visitation center. This drew the attention of

Reward offered for most wanted sex offender


  The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Chrismon, 51, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Chrismon

Patricia Ann “Pat” Zeno-Wysingle

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The Celebration of Life for Ms. Patricia Ann “Pat” Zeno-Wysingle will be Thursday, July 31, at 11:00 a.m. the St. Paul C.M.E. Church. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.

OCSO Weekly Reports

  Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between July 23 and July 29: July 23: Runaway, 14000 1442, Bridge City Disturbance, 3775 FM 408, Orange Animal bite, 6269 Morris, Orange July 24: Burglary of

Orange Police Beat

  Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between July 28, and the morning Of July 29: Traffic accident, IH-10 at 16th St. Traffic accident, 1104 16th St. Assist public, 2 Circle C Found property, 1101

LCM alum, Hayden Reed, is recognized athletic scholar


Hayden Reed, formerly of Orange, has been named the men’s Scholar Athletes of the Year in Division I for the 2013-2014 track and field season by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the association announced Tuesday.

Honor Sand Freeman

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Honor Sand Freeman, 81, of Orange, passed away on July 27, at The Meadows in Orange. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 31, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Officiating will be the Rev. Mike Fink. Burial

Larry Shane McCarver

Larry Shane McCarver, 60, of Orange, passed away on July 28, at Rayburn Healthcare in Jasper. A Graveside service will be at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, at Jett Cemetery in Orange. Officiating will be Brother Danny Benson. Born in Orange,

LCJH Golden Dazzlers attend camp

The Little Cypress Junior High Golden Dazzler Dance Team attended the American Dance/Drill Team camp in Galveston earlier this summer and reports great success, especially since the organization is about to begin only their second official year as a school

Benefit set for Kenny Tolman

  The Fraternal Order of Eagles will host a benefit for Kenny Tolman, Saturday, Aug. 2, beginning at 11:00 a m., at the Eagle’s Lodge, 803 N. 28th St. in Orange. Funds received from the benefit will help defray costs

Benjamin Carrel Williams

Benjamin Carrel Williams, 85, finished his journey on this earth Saturday, July 26. Carrel was born Aug. 31, 1928 in “The Devils Pocket”. He was the youngest of eight children born to Benjamin “Code” and Sarah “Nener” Bingham Williams. He

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

Gloria Ann Kelly

Gloria Ann Kelly, 70, of Orange, passed away on July 27, at Baptist Hospital in Orange. A Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 31, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo

Larry K. Smith

Larry K. Smith, 60, of Orange, passed away on July 26, at his residence in Orange. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 PM, Thursday with a memorial service at 7:00 P.M. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Born in Orange, on Oct. 23, 1953, he

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