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One dead, several injured in IH-10 crash


Late Tuesday afternoon, at about 4:30, the driver of a semi-truck lost control in the eastbound lane of IH-10 and hit the center retaining wall after hitting two other vehicles. The truck then burst into flames. The trailer on the

Orange County Health/Restaurant Inspections

restaurant inspections

Orange County Health Inspector James Scales made the following inspections on area businesses from Aug. 16 through Aug. 31: Kajun Seafood and Wing II, 1102 Park Ave., Orange – Need to date and cover all foods inside coolers/freezers, freezer door

Bandiero named St. Mary TOM

Beth Bandiero TOM

St. Mary Catholic School is honored to announce Mrs. Beth Bandiero as our “Teacher of the Month” for September. Mrs. Bandiero was chosen by her dedication to her students and parents, her amazing cooperation and her tremendous pride in St.

Tim Lee to address TART, District V

retired teachers logo

The Texas Association of Retired Teachers, District V will meet at St. Marks Episcopal Church in Beaumont at 11:30, Sept. 10 to, hear from Executive Director, Tim Lee. TRTA represents the interests of over 80,000 retired school personnel. Mr. Lee will be

OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Aug. 27 and Sept. 2: Aug. 27: Suspicious circumstances, 20871 Hwy. 62, Orange Criminal mischief, 6020 Gulf Rd., Orange Theft, 1595 Ricky St., Vidor Theft, 6259 Dunromin

Clara L. Warren

Clara L. Warren, 68, of Vidor died Sunday, Aug. 31, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. A native of Orange, Clara was a longtime resident of Vidor, and was a retired office manager with Babcock & Wilcox. Funeral

Jean Block

Jean Block, 73, of Vidor died Sunday, Aug. 31,  at Liberty Healthcare Center in Liberty. A native of Hartsburg, she was a lifelong resident of Vidor. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Azalea Club and the Senior

WOS seeking volunteers for reading program


The West Orange – Stark Elementary Build Great Readers program is seeking volunteers to participate in a partnership program which matches volunteer partners to classrooms, grades kindergarten to five. Volunteers spend approximately 45 minutes per week reading with individual students

Don’t take chances, get flu shot this fall


The flu is nothing to sneeze at, especially if you’re an older adult. About 226,000 Americans will land in the hospital this year as a result of the flu and its complications, and anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 will die

Orange Police Beat

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Aug. 29, 30, Sept. 1, and the morning of Sept. 2: Warrant service, 14th and Burton Ave. Damaged property, 1218 Jayway St. Warrant service, 205 Border St. Public

Les Phillips

obit les phillips

Les L. Phillips, 52, of Orange, passed away Aug. 7. Les was born July 17, 1962, in Brownwood, to Earl Phillips and Nelda (Ezra) Phillips. He retired after 25 years as an Associate Warden for the Federal Bureau of Prisons and

Warren Joseph Fontenot, Sr.

Warren Joseph Fontenot, Sr., 83, of Mauriceville was born Oct. 17, 1930 in Opelousas, LA., to the late Guilliam and Elena (Manuel) Fontenot. He passed away Aug. 28, in Beaumont. A resident of Mauriceville for the past 20 years, he

Starlight COGIC to present family conference

family conference

The Starlight Church of God in Christ church family, at 2800 Bob Hall Rd. in Orange, would like to invite the public to the Family Conference Crusade. The theme of the conference is Let’s Stay Together, Sept. 18-20. Thursday,  Sept. 18

INVISTA donation to Salvation Army benefits boys, glirls club

INVISTA Salvation Army

INVISTA recently donated $5,000 to the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Orange. The donation assisted with purchasing additional supplies and equipment for the club’s summer and after-school programs. “INVISTA is pleased to support the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club

Join Arbor Day Foundation, receive free trees


Everyone from Texas who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free live oak trees as part of the Foundation’s Trees for America program. Through Trees for America, everyone is encouraged to plant trees that will benefit

The following marriage licenses were issued by the office of Karen Jo Vance, Orange County Clerk, for the week of Aug. 25 through Aug. 29: Terry L. Guin and Gwendolyn G. Barbee James M. Hester and Kayleigh A. Greenwell Anthony

Murphy Joseph Vidalier

Obit Vidalier

Murphy Joseph Vidalier, 87, of Orange, passed away Aug. 28, at Mid-Jefferson Hospital in Nederland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, Sept. 1, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev.

Tickets for WOS, PNG game on sale


Reserve ticket sales for the home game WOS Mustangs vs PNG Indians varsity football game, will be on sale in the WOS Athletic office the following days and times this week: Thursday, Sept. 4, from 9:00 am – 12:00, and 1:00 –

Martha Rose Ford

Obit Martha Ford

  Martha Rose Ford, 91, of Orange, passed away Aug. 30, in Orange. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., The Rev. Joseph Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange. Entombment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Orange. Visitation

Betty Lou Byley

Obit Byley

Betty Lou Byley, 84, of Orange, passed away Aug. 29, at Mid-Jefferson Hospital in Nederland. Friends are invited to join the family for a graveside service at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, Sep. 2, at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park. Officiating will be Father

BC Little Caesars open for business

Little Caesars

The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to welcome Little Caesars to Bridge City on Aug. 26. Little Caesars is owned by the Breaux family, lifelong Southeast Texans. The principal owner, Curtis D. Breaux, grew up in