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Thu
17
Mar

Parents: stay with your teens at Parkdale Mall after 6 p.m.

By George Garza

CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. recently announced its intention to implement a new Youth Escort Policy for Parkdale Mall in Beaumont. CBL & Associates, which owns the mall, said in a news release that this new Youth Escort Policy is designed to provide all of its shoppers and retailers with a family-friendly, convenient and enjoyable shopping experience. 

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Thu
17
Mar

Flooding brings road closures to our county

By George Garza

“The Orange County Emergency Management Department and other state agencies have issued a series of warnings and advisories about severe flooding closing access to neighborhoods and roadways near the Neches and Sabine Rivers in recent days. Here is a summary of those state highway advisories including road closures as of noon on Thursday, March 17, 2016. 

 

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Thu
17
Mar

“Two Steps, One Sticker” means don’t forget state inspection

By George Garza

“Following the two steps will help ensure a smooth registration renewal process,” said Orange County Tax Assessor-Collector Lynda Gunstream. “Before coming to our office or submitting your registration renewal online, or by mail, be sure to pass inspection no earlier than 90-days before your registration sticker expires.” 

 

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Thu
17
Mar

“…Stunning”, says Texas Governor

By George Garza

Texas Governor Greg Abbott made a personal visit to Orange and Newton Counties on Wednesday to inspect damage caused by Sabine River flooding. Abbott was taken by helicopter over Texas communities in both counties inundated by floodwaters from the overflowing Sabine River.  

 

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Tue
15
Mar

TxDOT recommends raising speed limit on frontage road

By Randall Luker

The Texas Department of Transportation is recommending the speed limit be raised on two sections of IH-10 frontage road in Vidor. The sections affected are between Main Street and Claiborne/Tram Road on the north and south side of IH-10. 

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Tue
15
Mar

Mauriceville shooting puts one man in hospital

By George Garza

Two men with shotguns were seen with shotguns at a Mauriceville trailer park on Thursday afternoon and witnesses said that a disturbance between the two escalated resulting in one man being shot. Thirty-three year-old Jason Bourgeois of Mauriceville was taken to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont with shotgun wounds to the upper portion of his body. 

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Tue
15
Mar

City, water district may collaborate

By Randall Luker

A discussion item on last week’s Vidor City Council agenda could lead to greater cooperation between the City of Vidor and local water and sewer provider Orange County Water Control and Improvement District #1. City Council members directed the city attorney to look into ways the two entities may collaborate, such as denying service to anyone owing money to either entity or collecting bills for one another.

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Tue
15
Mar

I-10 reopens for now but could close again

By George Garza

After diverting eastbound I-10 traffic at the U.S. 69, 96, 287 split in Beaumont for several hours on Tuesday morning, the Texas Department of Transportation has stopped diverting traffic towards Marshall, TX and Interstate 20 and is allowing normal traffic flow to Louisiana over the Sabine River Bridge. Although the eastbound freeway lanes from Orange to Starks, LA.  

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Tue
15
Mar

2016 Festival Royalty

Reigning over the 2016 Texas Bar-B-Q Festival will be King Arthur Carter and Miss Golden Triangle Texas Delaney Voegeli. Other pageant winners are pictured on page four.

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Tue
15
Mar

I-10 CLOSED AT TEXAS-LOUISIANA BORDER DUE TO RISING FLOOD WATERS Drivers should use I-20 as alternate route

 

AUSTIN – Due to continued flooding from excessive rainfall along the Texas-Louisiana state line, the Texas Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 10 near the state line. All motorists who are driving eastbound to Louisiana should use I-20 as an alternate route. For those traveling on I-10 from:

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