The News

Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s assistance in getting dangerous drug dealers and drug users, along with the poisonous products they carry, off the streets. To that end, The Examiner will periodically feature a list of five persons accused of drug-related crimes here in High Five.

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Posing for their first group photo Oct. 7, 2015, are (from left) Michael Lafleur

How far can a vehicle travel on a single gallon of gas? That’s the question driving 12 Lamar University (LU) mechanical engineering students working to build a futuristic, super-mileage vehicle to compete in Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2016, a global energy efficiency competition taking place April 22-24 in Detroit, Michigan.

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The Kiwanis Club of Orange Texas recently joined forces with Spanky’s Bar and Grill to treat CASA teenagers to dinner and a movie.

The Padawans and their chaperones enjoyed boiled crawfish and hot gumbo at Spanky’s.  The group then “blasted off” to the movies for a viewing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

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Members of the Gift of Life’s Youth Advisory Council are joining thousands of students across the country to commemorate National Kick Butts Day on Wednesday, March 16, an initiative that encourages youth, teachers and health advocates throughout the United States to stand up and speak out against Big Tobacco.

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Pictured with Dr. Mike Shahan, LSC-O president, are LSC-O Foundation members Pat

The Lamar State College-Orange Foundation has set Saturday, April 23, as the date for its fifth annual “Boot Scootin’ at the Brown Estate” fundraiser. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with a “social hour” and barbeque dinner that will be followed by dancing to the music of the Twangsters Union band. Guests will be seated under tents so that they can enjoy the springtime ambience and beauty of the Brown Estate grounds.

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