Since announcing in a column here several weeks ago that my wife and I each have a new, high-end Android smart phone, several people have asked me what apps we put on our respective phones.

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Lesa Veitch with Orange County Community Supervision and Corrections Department

The Muscular Dystrophy Association raised over $29,000 in gross proceeds by rounding up Orange top executives and business leaders on Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the annual Orange Lock-Up. Forty-six prominent citizens were “arrested” with the special help of the Granger Chevrolet, Mid-County Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and the Orange County Sherriff’s Department.

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If you have ever thought about growing fruit trees in your yard, you will be excited to learn of an upcoming workshop sponsored by Texas A&M Agri-Life Extension Office of Jefferson County. The Urban Fruit Tree Workshop: Growing Fruit on The Gulf Coast will be held Jan. 24. And we are in for a treat. Keynote speaker Tom Leroy comes to us very well suited to lead the program, along with our Local Citrus Expert Panel.

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From the Beaumont Independent School District:

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT FOR SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH PROCESS

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When arrested, Desrick Warren (inset) was in possession of these drugs.

Police in Orange announced Jan. 5 that they have made a new arrest related to a Dec. 12, 2014 shooting on Ridgemont Drive that left one man injured and another man dead.

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