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Members of Vidor High School “Mighty Pirate” Marching Band became stars of their own Disney show on March 14, 2015 when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom. The group traveled from Vidor, Texas to the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program.

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The Examiner caught up with Southeast Texas’ own country music sensation Tracy Byrd for an interview ahead of the Orange County River Festival, which will feature a performance by Byrd on Saturday, March 21 at 6 p.m. sponsored by STI Group. On top of enjoying his top hits, folks in attendance are expected to hear a huge announcement by the entertainer as well, “a milestone in his career,” according to Byrd.

 

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photo courtesy of BASS

When the Bassmaster Elite Series made its Sabine River debut in 2013, no one realized how successful the professional bass fishing tournament would be for the city of Orange.

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photo by Brandon Gouthier

More than 175 city and county officials, healthcare professionals, first-responders, leaders in education and sports, as well as the media and other cross sections of the community turned out Friday, March 13, for the launch of the Tobacco Control Coalition of Southeast Texas’ regional tobacco-free awareness initiatives at the Beaumont Civic Center.

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If you drive on Calder to downtown, it’s easy to admire the newly paved sidewalks, the soft glow of the vintage-looking lampposts, and the overall nostalgic ambiance of Old Town. But have you seen the newer additions to the street? 

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