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New Personnel in Orange County Sheriff’s Office

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New Personnel in Orange County Sheriff's Office

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office would like to welcome the new members of the administration team. Sheriff Mooney has great plans for Orange County crime reduction and community interaction. His team brings several years of experience in all aspects of Law Enforcement.

From left to right:
Patrol Lt. Chad Scales, Patrol Capt. Chris Frederick, Support Lt. Brent Sonnier, Support Capt. Frank Carpenter, Sheriff Jimmy Lane Mooney, Chief Deputy Keith Reneau, Jail Capt. Jim Eiselstein, Jail Lt. Mark Dubois, Investigations Capt. David Lampman, and Investigations Lt. Joey Jacobs.

Vidor Public Library Announces New Programs

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Vidor Public Library Announces New Programs

Vidor Public Library’s “Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading Challenge began on June 22. Children reading 20 books from the Vidor Public Library will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize.

In addition, the Vidor Public Library accepts books, DVDs, and CD donations on Thursdays. They accept only gently used, not abused items. Please call the library prior to your arrival.

For more info about either program, please call 409-769-7148.

City of Orange Applying for Additional Harvey Disaster Relief Funds

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City of Orange Applying for Additional Harvey Disaster Relief Funds
The City of Orange is submitting to the Texas General Land Office a supplemental application for disaster relief funds, Hurricane Harvey, CDBG-DR-4332. The Texas General Land Office is the state administrative agency or “grantee” for the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds (CDBG-DR) provided through the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development.
Citizens are invited to provide comments on the City of Orange’s infrastructure program supplemental application to the Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery for Hurricane Harvey (CDBG-DR-4332). These projects total $3,597,680.00 and include:
1. Regional Emergency Radio Tower – $1,797,026
2. Old Town Storm Gates – $1,919,608
3. Cooper’s Gully Channel Improvements, Phase 3 – $608,372
A Public Hearing will be held during the virtual Orange City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

Double “McRescue” at McDonald’s on Highway 62

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Double "McRescue" at McDonald's on Highway 62

The City of Orange Fire Department responded to a call on Highway 62 where crews had to make a “Double McRescue” when two workers were stranded at the top of the McDonald’s sign when the lift they were using malfunctioned.

Firefighters were able to safely bring the two workers down to solid ground.

The City of Orange would like to commend the Orange Fire Department for a job well done!

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