PINEHURST — The Pinehurst Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Christmas Dinner on Saturday. Members of the fire department, wanting to pay tribute to our local veterans, presented a plaque to Phillip Aaron Pollock, who holds dual police commissions with the Pinehurst Police Department and the Precinct 2 Constables office, thanking him for his service to our country as a former member of the United States Army. The plaque was presented by Gordy Fregia, PVFD President and Chaplain, Randy Anding. Also present were Officer Pollock’s parents and grand parents. Pinehurst City Administrator Joe Parkhurst led the gathering with a prayer before dinner. The Christmas dinner, which has become a tradition, brings together members of all city departments and their families. The dinner was catered by Pinehurst Barbecue.
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Student of the Month
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Jayden Trahan, at middle, as the Bridge City High School “Student of the Month”....
The Orange County Health Code and Compliance Inspector recently visited 20 food service businesses in the county with 13 receiving a score of 100 for no violations present during the inspections.
Bridge City Police Beat (March 30 - April 5, 2014)
The Bridge City Police Department responded to the following calls from March 30 - April 5, 2014.
Marissa Anderson, Family and Consumer Science teacher at Vidor High School, invited two guest speakers from MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), Kathy Hernandez and Dani Simien, to speak to students at the school recently.
NAACP to hold candidates forum on Tuesday
The May 10 general election is just around the corner and one organization wants to make sure voters are well informed on candidates in two specific races.
Library Family of the Year announced
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) presented the Garmon family of Orange with their annual Library Family of the Year award at the Orange Public Library Saturday morning.
OCP concludes season with ‘Les Misérables’
The Orange Community Players is ending its 2013-2014 season in fine style.
Texas Bar-B-Q Festival will feature new rides, large cook-off contest
The Texas Bar-B-Q Festival is back for another four-day weekend full of excitement, carnival rides and games, music, and tasty food.
Nichols meets with Orange County agriculture leaders
Sen. Robert Nichols, in partnership with the Texas Agrilife Extension, conducted a round table discussion with agriculture leaders from Orange County on Tuesday.
Releasing butterflies, celebrating the Earth
The seventh annual butterfly release at Shangri La Botanial Gardens, the most popular attraction of each year’s Eco-Fest celebration, was attended by hundreds of area residents on Friday.
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