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Dawn Burleigh, Author at Orange Leader

Local

Governor Abbott Announces End to Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today informed the U.S. Department of Labor that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment compensation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 3:06 pm

Local

Sand available for sand bags

Due to excessive rainfall experienced over the weekend and into today, and the potential for significant amounts for the next several days, Orange County has ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 2:33 pm

Crime

Newton County Sheriff’s report 5.17.21

Released by:  Sheriff Robert Burby The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) answered 92 calls to service last week from May 10th  to May 16th, 2021.    ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 2:22 pm

Local

TRAFFIC ALERT 5.17.21

Several areas around Southeast Texas are encountering flooding. Please avoiding driving through standing water and monitor DriveTexas.org for current road conditions. Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 2:04 pm

Crime

Texas man sentenced for stalking, kidnapping, obstruction of justice and witness tampering

BOSTON – A Texas man was sentenced on Friday, May 14, 2021 in connection with kidnapping and stalking his then wife, and his subsequent efforts ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 11:16 am

Local

NWS Lake Charles weather update: 11 am Mon 5.17.21

Periods of rain, some heavy, is expected over the next 4 to 5 days. Rain totals will be in the 5 to 10 inch range, ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 11:00 am

Crime

Orange Police Beat 5.14-5.16.21

From staff reports The City of Orange Police Department responded to the following calls from May 14 – May 16, 2021: Friday, May 14 Damaged ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 10:23 am

Faith & Values

70th Homecoming

Bethel Baptist Church at 2906 Western Ave, West Orange will hold their 70th Homecoming on Sunday, June 6 at 10 a.m. Joe Tant will be ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 10:06 am

Crime

Two men plead guilty to oyster violations in Plaquemines Parish

Two Port Sulphur men pleaded guilty in the 25th Judicial District Court to oyster violations in Plaquemines Parish on May 13. Nelson C. Williams III, 45, ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 9:38 am

Obituaries

Bette Wynne Gould Cook

On May 6, 2021, Bette passed away unexpectedly, though peacefully, at her home in Austin. Born April 6, 1952, in Orange, Texas, she was adopted ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Monday, May 17, 2021 9:07 am

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