FOOD & DRINK
PHOTO FEATURE — Orange City Donut opens
The City of Orange shared the news this week that Orange City Donut, 3640 Martin Luther King Jr., is open. Offerings include donuts, fruit kolaches, breakfast burritos, iced and hot coffee and more at the counter and drive-thru window. For additional information, call Orange City Donut at 409-330-4009. The post PHOTO FEATURE — Orange City Donut opens appeared first on Orange Leader.
ORANGE IN HOLLYWOOD — Going from shy to starring alongside biggest names
In 1998, shortly after leaving the U.S. Navy, Drew Waters built a house in Sachse, Texas. It was, in his approximation, about one-eighth of a mile from Wylie. Often he and his daughters would have breakfast in Wylie, where the older generation would occasionally bring up “that murder.” It had been 18 years since Candy […] The post ORANGE IN HOLLYWOOD — Going from shy to starring alongside biggest names appeared first on Orange Leader.
Zebra and Camel Racing Heading to Delta Downs in Vinton on Saturday, June 3
If you didn't get your fix of zebra and camel racing a few weeks ago at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, then you have another chance. Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel will be bringing back an evening of exotic animal racing as they'll be hosting "Stripes & Speed Humps" on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
Summer camp options open up Orange Recreation Center for youth
The Orange Recreation Center is hosting a weekly summer sports camp for children ages 7-12 this summer. Since opening in October, the center expanded its offerings beyond basketball to include soccer and volleyball. This summer’s inaugural sports camp is the first of many the center is planning. Each week a different sport is offered. Parents may choose to register and […] The post Summer camp options open up Orange Recreation Center for youth appeared first on Orange Leader.
On The Water Exhibit
Heritage House Museum will have a reception Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. for a new exhibit featuring fishing and water sports in Orange County. The exhibit includes items on loan from the family of the late Captain Dickie Colburn, a well-known fishing guide, and from Shari Spradling, whose parents founded the Aqua Demons and Debs acrobatic water-skiing group.
PHOTO FEATURE — Board of trustees members welcomed at West Orange-Cove
The West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District welcomed Donny Teate Jr. and Tommy Wilson this week, as each took the oath of office as a member of the board of trustees. The post PHOTO FEATURE — Board of trustees members welcomed at West Orange-Cove appeared first on Orange Leader.
ADOPT A PET — 4-year-old lab Sally is ready for you
WEST ORANGE — If you’re looking for a mild-mannered, sweet pup to add to your family, Sally’s your girl. She’s a 4-year-old red lab who was surrendered by her owner because of the owner’s health situation. Sally needs vetting, but once that’s done, she will be ready to hang out with her new family and be […] The post ADOPT A PET — 4-year-old lab Sally is ready for you appeared first on Orange Leader.
GOTTA EAT: Taste the insanity with Insane Sausages
Vinton, LA (KPLC) - If you are a fan of creativity or just love some fresh boudin and sausage, there’s a place in Vinton that’s calling your name!. We stopped by Insane Sausages to test out their claim of having “insane” sausages that combine all the things you love and puts them all together in a sausage.
PHOTOS — Rock The River plays the hits in Orange
Rock The River kicked off the 2023 summer season Saturday in Orange with plenty of fun at Riverside Pavilion. There was a great selection of live music and free admission to the day’s events. Orange Police Department and Orange Fire Department were onsite with numerous vendors. The post PHOTOS — Rock The River plays the hits in Orange appeared first on Orange Leader.
Stark Museum of Art coloring book original drawings on view May 27 through Oct. 28
Add a splash of color to your summer with a visit to the Stark Museum of Art’s exhibition “Welcome to Color: Stark Cultural Venues Coloring Book” on view from May 27 through Oct. 28 in the Community Art Gallery. The exhibition features original contour line drawings created by SMA Teaching Artist Karen Leonard that highlight […] The post Stark Museum of Art coloring book original drawings on view May 27 through Oct. 28 appeared first on Orange Leader.
Iaconelli’s three favorite lures for terribly tough fisheries
Courtesy of Alan McGuckin – Dynamic Sponsorships. Team Toyota’s Mike Iaconelli began his competitive fishing career in the early 1990s on the Delaware River where catching a 9-pound limit made you look like a superstar. So, the recent stinginess “Ike” and other pros encountered at Lay Lake, and...
Local nonprofit theatre group acts out ‘The Frog Prince’
Westlake, LA (KPLC) - The doors opened at Westlake High School for the classic tale of The Frog Prince acted out by student actors. “Our mission is first of all educational theatre, to teach them how to act, to teach them technique, backstage behavior, backstage techniques and so then comes performance but we’re actually an acting school that teaches students first and foremost how to act,” Kerry Onxley said.
Elite pros eager to capitalize on Sabine River opportunities
ORANGE, Texas — Jason Christie is looking forward to another shot at Lone Star glory, but he’s expecting significantly more resistance during the upcoming Folds of Honor Bassmaster Elite at Sabine River. Competition days will be June 1-4 with daily takeoffs from the City of Orange Boat Ramp...
Move Over Blueberries: Figs are Back!
Figs absolutely enjoy our SETX climate with numerous varieties which grow quickly, producing bountiful harvest. The LSU Purple fig (Ficus Carica) produces dark purple, beautiful, flavorful fruit perfect for eating fresh from the tree, poaching in red wine for dessert, or when used to make preserves, conserve, or jelly. Orange...
Delta Downs Racetrack invites guests to Racing Stripes & Speed Humps on June 3
VINTON, LA — Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel is gearing up to deliver an experience as it invites guests to embark on a wild adventure with Racing Stripes & Speed Humps on Saturday, June 3. The event looks like it will be an action-packed day at the track, featuring a race card showcasing exotic zebra and camel races, alongside thrilling Quarter Horse races.
PHOTOS — Orange County turns out for Senior Citizen Rally Day
A large crowd of enthusiastic Orange County attendees enjoyed a day of Texas-style fun, food and entertainment courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Committee on Aging. The 54th Annual Senior Citizen Rally Day dubbed “Deep in the Heart of Texas” took place May 9 at Orange County Convention & Expo Center. More than 40 […] The post PHOTOS — Orange County turns out for Senior Citizen Rally Day appeared first on Orange Leader.
Sulphur family to donate ‘Family Feud’ winnings to community
Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A family from Sulphur got a chance to win big on “Family Feud,” and they say they’re donating all their winnings back to the community. The Portie Family appeared on the May 15 episode after submitting an audition tape to the game show that’s hosted by Steve Harvey.
Free Sip and Stroll events May 25, June 15 detailed
Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center invites the public to experience the gardens after-hours during Sip and Stroll events May 25 and June 15 from 5-8 p.m. This event is a collaboration with Free State Cellars. All Sip and Stroll events are free of charge. Discover all the gardens have to offer during this […] The post Free Sip and Stroll events May 25, June 15 detailed appeared first on Orange Leader.
Ed Peveto Memorial Crawfish Boil promises plenty of fun for a great cause
ORANGEFIELD — It is again time for the Ed Peveto Memorial Crawfish Boil and Fundraiser. Now in its 31st year, the benefit raises money to assist Orangefield student-athletes in their post-secondary educational endeavors. The fun begins at 1 p.m. May 27 at the Jewell Cormier Community Center on Highway 1442 in Orangefield. The scholarship fundraiser […] The post Ed Peveto Memorial Crawfish Boil promises plenty of fun for a great cause appeared first on Orange Leader.
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