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STEPHEN HEMELT — Orange County has billion-dollar opportunity following major plant groundbreaking

Golden Triangle Polymers pulled out all the stops last week with an Orange County ground breaking ceremony celebrating ...

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PHOTO FEATURE — The Champ is Here! Hallie Bearden stands above for Bridge City.

Bridge City Independent School District officials and whole lot more are celebrating Hallie Bearden. The high school student-athlete won ...

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Preliminary autopsy findings show local woman had injuries caused after death

VIDOR — Preliminary autopsy findings for Jenny Baxter say officials identified decompositional changes and findings compatible with injuries ...

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EMS assistance response leads to homicide suspect arrest

BEAUMONT — On Thursday at 12:18 p.m., the Beaumont Police Department responded to the 300 block of Pollard ...

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1930s includes Orange pastor firing on law enforcement

At the end of July 1930, the membership of First Baptist Church Orange was excited. After the Reverend ...

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HEALTHY LIVING — Lowering blood sugar levels with type 2 diabetes

There are about 27 million people in the U.S. with type 2 diabetes. Another 86 million have prediabetes: ...

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FILM REVIEW — “Shazam 2” still flies, but not quite as high

“Shazam! Fury of the Gods New Line Cinema Directed by David F. Sandberg Starring Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, ...

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Cost of food forces Orange County restaurant/café to close

VIDOR — A café that has been serving the Vidor community for 15 years will close its doors ...

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Sheriff’s Office says live-in boyfriend charged with murder after Vidor killing

VIDOR — An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a woman whose body was ...

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UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office identifies woman after body found wrapped in plastic

On Thursday morning, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office identified the name of the woman found dead earlier in ...

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Additional details released in drowning deaths of mother, 2 children

Officials believe hazardous conditions created in combination by a southern wind near rocks running parallel to the beach ...

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City of Orange outlines new curfew rules for juveniles

After two public hearings, the first held Feb. 14 and the second March 14, Orange adopted a curfew ...

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OHS’ Natalie Dickens earns 1st at UIL academics clinic

Six students from Orangefield High School’s UIL academics math team attended a clinic hosted by LCM High School. ...

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KATHIE’S KORNER — St. Patrick’s Day or green beer 2023

March 17th is always the day set aside to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but I wonder how many ...

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Bluebird Boat Ramp temporarily re-opening for better access; see the details

Orange County boaters are going to have better access to Sabine River, at least temporarily. Bluebird Boat Ramp, ...

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Celebrate the Orange County educators who won $10K with their Excellence in Education Awards

Numerous Orange County educators took home $10,000 apiece as winners of this year’s Wayne A. Reaud Excellence in ...

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GOOD MORNING & BUENOS DíAS — Sammy Estupiñan scores on many fields for Vidor

VIDOR — Samuel “Sammy” Estupiñan is a senior at Vidor High School. He is committed to several sports, ...

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Competitors and stage set for Stark Reading Contest County Final

Final competitions of the 119th Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest in Reading and Declamation, a program sponsored by the Nelda ...

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BOB WEST — Houston in, Austin out on 2024 PGA Tour schedule

As was predicted here nearly two months ago, Astros owner Jim Crane has gotten his way with the ...

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“Call of the Wild” coming to The Lutcher Theater

The Lutcher Theater welcomes back Jack London’s classic tale, “Call of the Wild” to life at 9:30 and ...