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OCSO Weekly Reports

Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Oct. 15 and Oct. 21: Oct. 15: Debit card abuse, 205 Border St., Orange Death investigation, 8678 Oak Rd., Orange Forgery, 3770 Victory Cr., Orange Burglary of

LU marching band selected for UIL exhibition honor

Lamar University’s marching band, known as the Showcase of Southeast Texas, will perform as the exhibition band at the University Interscholastic League’s Area F Conference 6A marching contest on Saturday, Oct. 25, in Houston. This is the first time that LU’s

Cross Country champs to be honored Friday

Bridge City ISD is proud to honor and recognize the 10-year anniversary of the school’s 2004 Boys Cross Country State Championship. Members of that team will be introduced and recognized at halftime of Friday night’s varsity football game against Huffman.

Proposed levee route discussed at commissioners’ court

A protective levee around Orange County took another step in becoming a reality at the regular meeting of the Orange County Commissioners’ Court on Monday afternoon.Commissioners approved County Judge Carl Thibodeaux to sign a right of entry agreement with the U.S. Army

Orangefield’s Dickerson commits

Katelyn Dickerson, senior from Orangefield HS, has committed to continue her academic and softball career at Florida State College at Jacksonville. She will become a member of the Blue Waves softball team next fall. She aspires to be a demtal

Breast cancer survivor breakfast

Sabine River Ford will host a breast cancer survivor’s breakfast Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 8:00 am, in the showroom. RSVP to Amie Comeaux at 883-3581 ext. 232. The dealership is located at 1601 Green Ave, Orange.  

MMS runners show strong

MMS Track

Mauriceville Middle School cross country runners showed strong at the District meet on Saturday. From right in the attached photo, Eli Peveto took first, with Jackson Baeza earning third, and Trevor Turner coming in ninth in his first ever race.

Man injured while riding tractor

At approximately 3:32 pm, Monday, Oct. 20, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 6000 block of Steinhagen Rd. in Labelle. Dispatchers said the call came from a gentleman that was brush-hogging. The man advised that a tree limb

Jack Horton

Obit Horton

Jack Horton, beloved patriarch and dear friend, died Oct. 20 in Orange. Jack was born in his family’s home in Troup, on July 25, 1924 to Gertrude Terry and Samuel Wesley Horton.  He was part of the “Greatest Generation” who came

James McCorvy Jr.

Obit McCorvy

James Edward McCorvy Jr., 49, of Orange passed away Thursday, Oct. 16, in Orange. James was born Aug. 26, 1965 in Port Arthur, to Harriet Faye (John) and James Edward McCorvy Sr.,  and was a lifelong resident of Orange. James

Orange Police Beat

cop lights

Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Oct. 20, and the morning of Oct. 21: Found property, 1300 block 16th Simple assault, 111 Pine Ave. Security check, 6312 Ashton Simple assault, 201 8th St. Assault/intimidation/stalking,

Tam Tran

Obit Tran

Tam Tran, 61 of Orange, passed away on Oct.18. Family and friends are invited to join the family for visitations to be held from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 21, and Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Prayer

Nadine Mack

Obit Mack

The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Nadine Delores Mack, 68, of Orange, will be Saturday, Oct. 25, at 11:00 a.m., at the El Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of Christian burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction

GOACC seeking Citizen of the Year nominations

The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominees for the 2014 Citizen of the Year. If you know someone who has served the greater Orange area community that would qualify as the 2014 Citizen of the Year award

Anything Goes sails into the Lutcher

Anything Goes

  The national tour of Anything Goes, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Orange, premiere Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3:00 pm at the Lutcher Theater. Tickets ranging from $45-$65 are on

Everett Gordon

Obit Gordon

Everett William Gordon, 47, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8. He was born in Bisbee, AZ Jan. 4, 1967 to Thomas Gary Gordon Sr. and Beatrice Marie Thompson. After serving his country as an MP Paratrooper he worked for the Texas Department of

WOS reschedules 7th, 8th grade games

The 7th grade football game on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Hamshire-Fannett has been moved to Thursday, Oct. 23 at home, starting at 5:00pm. There will be one 7th grade game followed by one 8th grade game.The 7th grade home game on Tuesday, Oct. 28th against Hardin-Jefferson has been moved to Thursday, Oct.

Portion of Big Sandy Creek to close temporarily


Big Thicket National Preserve announced Monday, that a portion of the Big Sandy Creek Unit will be temporarily closed for a prescribed burn from Wednesday, Oct. 22, through Saturday, Oct. 25. The area to be burned lies north of Sunflower

Gary Scott, Sr.

Obit Scott

Gary Landon Scott, Sr., 68, of Orange, passed away Oct. 19, at his home. A visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 pm, with a funeral service at 7:00 pm, Thursday, Oct. 23, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Cremation will follow under the care

Free flu clinic scheduled


Little Cypress-Mauriceville, in cooperation with Baptist Hospital-Orange, will host two flu vaccine clinics. A consent form must be signed to receive the vaccine, but it is free to anyone 18 years or older and is available on a first come,

Orange man arrested for possession of meth

Oathoudt, Jimmy Russell (1)

On Saturday, Oct. 18, around 2:20 a.m., an Orange County Sheriff’s patrol deputy on patrol in the area of Tulane Road and Avenue B in Orange, stopped a maroon 2007 Chrysler minivan for defective equipment. As the deputy made contact