The News

According to reports from the Orange Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 4400 block of Bancroft in reference to an accident involving a motorcycle and a bicycle shortly before 5:30 p.m. April 13.

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Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Courtney Burch-Arkeen of Orange as judge of the 128th District Court in Orange County for a term to expire at the next general election.

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City of Orange elected representatives accepted recommendation to cancel elections for City Council Member District 2, At Large Council Member Place 5 and At Large Council Member Place 6 on April 12. The Council decided to call off the elction of those positions since all three races are uncontested. The unopposed candidates are City Council Member District 2, Cullin Smith; At Large Council Member Place 5, Bill Mello; and At Large Council Member Place 6, Charles Guillory.

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UPDATE: The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office received a call yesterday (April 12) evening from an anonymous tipster that Shane Leger was in the Deridder, La., area. Deputies with JCSO's warrant division proceeded to Deridder and teamed up with the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office. Working with information from the tipster, Leger was seen leaving a location in a vehicle and was taken into custody without incident following a traffic stop by BPSO.

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Friends, family and co-workers of Theresa Fillyaw gathered Wednesday, April 6, to honor her memory by dedicating a tree in Legacy Park; a project of the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Education Foundation, Inc., to honor those who are or have been affiliated with LC-M schools. Theresa taught at Little Cypress Elementary from 2005 to 2007. In her comments to those attending the ceremony, Dr. Pauline Hargrove, LC-M Superintendent emphasized that although there for a short time, Theresa made an enormous impact on the students and staff with whom she worked.

 

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