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From the Creaux’s Nest


 A TIME FOR GIVING THANKS It’s come on Thanksgiving time and we certainly have plenty to be thankful for. It looks like Thanksgiving time I remember as a boy with the changing of the leaves. It’s not New England but

James Molley Sr.

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James Joseph (Jim) Molley Sr., 94 of Orange, passed away Monday, Nov. 24, at the Meadows Nursing home in Orange. He has fought the good fight and is now with his heavenly Father, in the company of the many friends

WOS – PNG boys basketball game cancelled

The WOS Boys Basketball game at PNG on Dec. 16 has been cancelled.

Alix Broussard

Alix Broussard, 93, of Bridge City, passed away Nov. 24, at Summer Place Nursing Home in Beaumont. A graveside service will be at 10:00 am, Friday, Nov. 28, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

St. Mary student council hosts conference

St. Mary SC

St. Mary Student Council hosted the Texas Association of Student Councils Middle Level Conference in San Marcos. The state team consisted of Shelby Smith, Megan Do, Elizabeth Johns, Adrian Willingham, Amber Lester, Krystal Lester, Elizabeth Doan, Thomas Nguyen, Nicholas Wilson,

Holiday Memorial Tree helps families through holidays

The team of Oak Bluff Memorial Park have always believed their work is a “mission of service,”  considering it a privilege to help families during a most difficult time in their lives. Because the loss of a loved one can

Criminals prepare for holiday shopping


The holiday season is upon us. And just as we prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and visiting the malls and shopping centers, thieves are also preparing to shop . . . . . in your vehicle.The Texas Auto Burglary and Theft

Dancing Pros:Live! added to Lutcher lineup

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As this season of Dancing With the Stars comes to a close, fans in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana can look forward to their “dancing fix” with the recently added Dancing Pros:Live!, presented by the Lutcher Theater, March 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM. Tickets

Dupont SRW, TWC honored at conference

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DuPont Sabine River Works received the Local Employer of Excellence Award for the Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas area at the recent Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) 18th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held earlier this month.  The Local Employer of Excellence Award

Timothy Collins

Obit Collins

The Celebration of Life for Mr. Timothy Ray Collins, Sr., 57, of Houston, will be Saturday, Nov. 29, at 11:00 a.m., at the Starlight Church of God In Christ. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the

Louise Winn

Louise Anna Winn, 94, of Orange, passed away Friday, Nov, 21 at Pinehurst Nursing and Rehabilitation in Orange. Arrangements are pending with Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

William Ogg

William “Bill” Ogg, of Orangefield, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 25. Funeral services are pending with Claybar Funeral Home.

TXDOT named hometown beautification hero

planting trees

Less than half a century ago what is now the heart of Orange and what is still referred to by many as “the Circle” was a beautiful Forest with towering Pines and majestic Bur and White Oaks.  Children from 28th

Orange Police Beat

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Officers from the Orange Police Department responded to the following calls between Nov. 24 and the morning of Nov. 25: Suspicious activity, 1006 W. Orange Warrant service, 900 W. Elm Ave. Traffic accident, Camellia and Amaryllis Damaged property, 1912 16th

Michael Gore

Obit Gore

Michael Lynn Gore, 55, of Silsbee, died Thursday, Nov. 20. He was born July 3, 1959, to Dorothy Ashcraft Gore and Thomas Gore, in Galveston. Mike was a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include his wife, Jenni Gore; daughters, Haley and Hanna

LIT classess observe holiday, resume Dec. 1


Lamar Institute of Technology will be closed on Nov. 27 and 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will not meet, and all offices will be closed. Classes will resume on Dec. 1.  

OCSO Weekly Report

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Officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls between Nov. 19 and Nov. 25: Nov. 19: Criminal mischief, 8730 Tulane Rd., Orange Disturbance, 7780 Raintree Ln., Orange Disturbance, 3805 Brent Dr., Orange Nov. 20: Burglary of

City of WO lights Christmas tree


The City of West Orange will hold their annual Christmas tree lighting celebration Monday, Dec. 1, at 6:00 pm., at the gazebo adjacent to City Hall, 2700 Western Ave. Those in attendance will enjoy holiday activities including the tree lighting,

Not Just any old Swim Bait

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“I loved that movie,” said 15 year old Isaac, “but I couldn’t believe it was the name of a fishing bait as well.I thought Dad was kidding when he said y’all caught your fish on Usual Suspects last week.“Which came

Istre named WOS employee of the month

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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Jeanie Istre as the School District Employee of the Month for November.  Jeannie Istre is West Orange – Stark High School’s Literacy Coach. Primarily, she assists in the support of teachers. Additionally,

Vindel named WOS student of the month


Javiery Vindel was announced as the student of the month by the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Vindel is described as a hard working student and a strong lady who has overcome and persevered through so much. She