Orange

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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A 34-year-old Houston man parked in a vacant lot in Orange was arrested after police discovered methamphetamine and synthetic marijuana in the man's possession, Orange police report.

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Local citizens striving to make improvements to the city, starting with the Historic District, have formed a new non-profit organization in Orange, the Historic Orange Preservation Empowerment (HOPE) group.

According to information provided by the organization, HOPE was formed to "support, facilitate, and improve the economic, cultural, aesthetic, historic, social and environmental setting, the well-being, and quality of life in Orange and Orange County, Texas."

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Jamal Andrews

In Plato’s Laws, the philosopher surmises, “There is no harm in repeating a good thing.” But clearly, that does not apply to criminal activity, a bad thing for both society and the lawbreakers themselves who, by law, face stricter penalties with every recurring infraction. Yet some Orange residents can’t seem to stop repeating their mistakes in spite of those potentially heightened consequences.

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In Plato’s Laws, the philosopher surmises, “There is no harm in repeating a good thing.” But clearly, that does not apply to criminal activity, a bad thing for both society and the lawbreakers themselves who, by law, face stricter penalties with every recurring infraction. Yet some Orange residents can’t seem to stop repeating their mistakes in spite of those potentially heightened consequences.

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Officers arrested two men in Orange on June 19 after finding marijuana, Dilaudid and syringes during a traffic stop, police report.

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One woman was pronounced deceased after the driver of an SUV disregarded a red light and struck the woman's passenger car at an intersection in Orange on Thursday, June 19, Orange police report.

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A 30-year-old Stafford man is dead after attempting to flee the scene of a routine traffic stop in Orange Friday, June 13.

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A prostitution sting by officers of the Orange Police Department on June 4 resulted in the arrest of a repeat offender who now faces state jail felony charges, police report.

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A woman in Orange reportedly stabbed her boyfriend, who was in  wheelchair at the time, when she became angry with him over the weekend, according to a report from the Orange Police Department.

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