The News

A trench is dug for sorbent boom to collect oil seeping from the ground.

The Coast Guard, state and local officials responded to an area of oil seepage Saturday, June 20, 2015, on the Bolivar Peninsula approximately 4 miles west of Rollover Pass.

While conducting a beach patrol Friday at approximately 11:30 a.m., the Coast Guard identified a 100-yard area along the beach with oil seepage.

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A two-vehicle crash on US-96 at CR 601 in Jasper County has killed two people and sent three others to the hospital with undisclosed injuries Wednesday afternoon.

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Edna Phillips and Richard Ames

Police in Vidor report that a vehicle being sought after in relation to a June 11 double homicide in the city has been recovered.

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Ely Carraway and Shelia Suire

The victim of a theft in Orange County assisted deputies in recovering two motorcycles stolen from his residence, leading to two arrests, reports the sheriff's office.

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American Legion Post 49 in Orange will host the 2nd Semi-Annual Adult Tricycle Races at the Legion Hall in downtown Orange on Saturday, July 18.

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