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Five things to know about this week

Next week, we celebrate our Independence Day on July 4th. Have a safe holiday and enjoy the fireworks. ...


Culinary Thrill Seekers: Getting ‘messy’ on vacation

Frito Pie is a Texas classic that never gets old. Your Texas-based Frito bag is slit open on ...



Letter to The Editor: Celebrating community commitment this Fourth of July

As the Postmaster of Orange, I am writing to express the unwavering commitment of our postal staff to serving our ...

Faith & Values

Kathie’s Korner: God is our personal ‘rewarder’

Definition of Reward: A thing, benefit, honor, bonus, prize, or advantage given in recognition of one’s service, effort ...


Back to garden basics: Fostering the microbiome

Our “typical” summer weather pattern seems to have returned: hot and humid, intermixed with periods of afternoon showers ...


40 in 4: A solution to Southeast Texas’ energy challenge

The old saying goes “everything is bigger in Texas.” The saying is true when it comes to the ...


HEALTHY LIVING — Checking fluid levels important for cars and people

Just like your vehicle, your body needs the proper fluid levels to operate. Did you know the human ...


FILM REVIEW — “Inside Out 2” is here to save Summer movies

“Inside Out 2” Pixar Films Directed by Kelsey Mann Starring Amy Poehler, Kensington Tallman, Maya Hawke, Phyllis Smith, Lewis ...


CERTIFIED TEXAS EXPERT GARDNER — Saving honeybees are important for a community perspective

Gardeners it should be no surprise that honeybee (Apis Mellifera) colonies have been declining for many years (decades) ...


ASK A COP — How close is too close when tailgating?

Trina asks: My husband is a habitual tailgater. If he wants to pass another vehicle on the highway, ...

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