The News

Southern Pacific Depot in Orange

The Friends of the Orange Depot is still raising funds to transform the historic Southern Pacific Depot in Orange from a long-abandoned train station into a must-see museum and more for both visitors from the area and travelers from abroad. In furtherance of their noble efforts to educate and inspire tourists and local adventurers by revitalizing the historic structure, the Friends are hosting their first Depot Day at the Pavilion in Orange on Saturday, Oct. 18, and everyone is invited.

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Hall

A 40-year-old Nederland man has been convicted of drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced in a Friday, Aug. 22 press release. 

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     On Thursday, August 21 at about 10:20 p.m., Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, along with assistance from the Vidor Police Department, conducted a search warrant at a residence in the 4500 block of Caribou Road in Orange. 

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Boyett

A Hardin County grand jury has indicted 40-year-old Crystal Lummus Boyett, of Kirbyville, on three counts of manslaughter — for the deaths of 21-year-old Connely Rene Burns, her unborn son, Tyson, and Burns’ 15-year-old sister, Courtney Ray Sterling — and one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for injuries the girls' mother, Dawn Ster

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More than 33 local nonprofit organizations will help improve the quality of life in Southeast Texas thanks to recent grant awards from the Entergy Charitable Foundation. The foundation is funded by shareholders of Entergy Corporation and supports strategic investments in education, environmental programs and poverty solutions in communities served by Entergy.

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