WEST ORANGE — West Orange-Stark Alumni Foundation, Inc. with the assistance of VFW TX Post 2775 of Orange is creating an U.S. Armed Forces Wall of Honor for all those who have served in the service and attended WO-S, West Orange, Lutcher-Stark, Orange, North, Wallace, or Madison High School. A ribbon cutting was held on Wednesday, May 29. Ribbon cutters from left are Larry Spears, WO-S Alumni,1998, and WOSAF vice president, Hutchinson Hill, WO-S High School principal, Dr. Wayne Guidry, director of federal program for WOCCISD, Paul Thomas III - WOS Alumni, 2001, WOSAF president and WOCCISD community liaison, Wilbert Duhon, VFW Post 2775 quarter master, Mike Trahan, West Orange City Counselman, West Orange Chief Alumni, 1960, and Air Force pilot, and Coast Guard Sgt. Akaninyene Inyang. To have a name added to the wall, fill out a form at http://www.wosaf.org/military-alumni1.html
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Giving a helping hand to Hamshire-Fannett Elementary
The Hamshire-Fannett PTA put together a list of supplies that were needed after the fire on March 18.
Area 1st graders receive gift from local Masons
More than 600 first graders at five elementary schools in Vidor, Orange, and Orangefield recently received free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club.
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.
Texas Bar-B-Q Festival will feature new rides, large cook-off contest
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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.
Ready, Set, Hunt....
The City of Orange held its annual Easter egg hunt on Friday morning...
Church invites public to Maundy Thursday service
A Maundy Thursday Service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17 at Trinity Baptist Church of Orange.
City of Orange Easter Egg Hunt set for Friday
The Easter Bunny is making a return trip to Orange this Friday....
Clean up a success in West Orange
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KOCB recognizes City of Orange’s Street and Drainage Department as heroes
Deep in the heart of beautiful, downtown Historical Orange lives a magnificent and stately century old Live Oak tree.
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