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News Recap for March 3 2022




News Recap for 3 March 2022


Here is a compilation of the local news for Orange County. Click on the link to the story to read more


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Brooks Report


Progress in Demolition and Construction in West Orange

There are several demolition and construction/repairs projects being undertaken in West Orange.


Orange Downtown Murial to be unveiled Friday

Lion’s Club of Orange is unveiling a mural they commissioned artist Lauren Leigh to create on Friday



The Orange Leader


Chris Sowell reacts to Orange County Commissioners election win while in an ambulance

Incoming Precinct 2 Commissioner Chris Sowell recounts when he heard that he had won his campaign for office. 

From the article:

“To be honest, when I first heard that (I won), one of my supporters was in an ambulance having heart problems and I hung up on the guy who told me. I couldn’t talk because I was in an ambulance with the man who was having the issue,” Sowell related to Orange Newsmedia Wednesday morning.


Municipal Utility District answers questions about insurance offerings coming in Mauriceville mail

The Mauriceville Municipal Utility District released a notice regarding concerns from their customers about letters they have received from the mail from companies such as American Water Resources of Texas offering insurance on Mauriceville MUD homeowner’s service lines.




Patchy fog will burn off during the morning, otherwise, skies will be partly to mostly cloudy. Temperatures will be very warm with highs mostly in the middle 70s. Winds will be south to southeasterly at 5 to 10 mph.



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City of Orange to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Tax Increase



The City of Orange is holding a public hearing on 29 August 2023 at 5:30 PM at the Orange City Council Chambers at the Orange Public Library.

According to the notice, the proposed tax increase is under the amount that would require voter approval.


The public is invited to voice their support or opposition to the proposed tax rate at the hearing

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Vidor Tennis racks up 1st District Win of Season



The Vidor Pirates posted their first district win yesterday. They hosted the Lumberton Raiders and won 12-7 which brings their district record to 1-1.
  • Katie Hanks
  • Claire Fawcett
  • Jordan Goodman
  • Austin Gibbs
  • Jordan Goodman and Austin Gibbs
  • Bryce Loftin
  • Gideon Rowe
  • Nathan Evans and MIA partner Josh Muckleroy
  • Jose Guerrero Evans
  • Lane Mathues
  • Lane Mathues and Jose Guerrero
Here are the results:
The boys were able to sweep both the doubles division and the singles division. Partners were Lane Mathues/Jose Guerrero, Austin Gibbs/Jordan Goodman, and Nathan Evans/Josh Muckleroy.
Boy singles were Bryce Loftin, Jose Guerrero, Lane Mathues, Gideon Rowe, Jordan Goodman, and Austin Gibbs.
We had two girls win their matches, Katie Hanks and Claire Fawcett.
Up next, the Pirates will be traveling to Crosby on Friday. Some of our Pirates will be taking the night off of tennis to participate in Friday Night Lights, so we will have some “newbies” stepping up and taking their place. This is a great opportunity for them! Can’t wait to see what they can do.
It’s a GREAT Day to be a Pirate!!!!!
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Bridge City

Meet the Cardinals 2023 a Resounding Success




The Bridge City Cardinals held their 2023 Meet the Cardinals event Monday.

All photos courtesy of Bridge City ISD

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