The News

Lamar University Office of Student Engagement has taken over parents programming with plans to increase parent involvement. The goal of parents programming is to get parents involved at LU and keep them up to date with news, events, deadlines and other important information on campus.

Jay Lambert, assistant vice president of student engagement, said he hopes to provide parents opportunities to become more engaged with Lamar and their students’ experiences.

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Orange Police tased a man in Orange Wednesday, Jan. 30. when the man attempted to evade arrest.

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According to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, a 12-year-old Mauriceville student was arrested after creating a “hit list” with names of fellow students. This is the second incident of students writing hit lists that OCSO has investigated this week.

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According to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, a 15-year-old Orangefield student was suspended after writing a “hit list” with names of fellow students.

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Samuel David Sanford III

The federal grand jury of the Eastern District of Texas indicted Samuel David Sanford III, 35, on Jan. 23 for the Dec. 19, 2012,  robbery of JP Morgan Chase Bank in Orange.

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