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Dawn Burleigh, Author at Orange Leader

Columnists

OP-ED: Hispanics will decide the next president

My mother was born in a small village in Mexico and became a citizen of the United States only after toiling for many years in ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Friday, September 25, 2020 12:37 am

Weather

Thank fully, no signs of tropical activity

The only threat of rain in the next week is Monday, when a cold front moves through our region. Temperatures will be near normal for ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Thursday, September 24, 2020 3:57 pm

News

DPS conducting crash reconstruction in Vidor

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is conducting a crash reconstruction on Interstate 10 in Orange County.  The crash reconstruction will impact travel in ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:12 am

Columnists

OP-ED: Sally and Beta remind us why better preparedness by public, governments is essential

A year-round climate is just one reason so many Americans happily move from frigid climates to the Sun Belt. Hurricane Sally – and now Beta ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Thursday, September 24, 2020 12:34 am

Hurricane Laura

Save Money, Time by Contacting Local Officials Before Rebuilding Home

Move your Hurricane Laura recovery forward by making sure you have the right information before you repair and rebuild your storm-damaged home. Contact your community’s ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:26 pm

Crime

Smith County man sentenced in counterfeit immigration documents conspiracy

TYLER, Texas –A 54-year-old Tyler, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox today. Jose Luis Marquez Rodriguez pleaded ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:21 pm

Crime

Texarkana Rapper “Band Aid” and Partner “Too Tall” Sentenced for Drug Crimes, Sing the Blues

TEXARKANA, Texas – Two Bowie County, Texas, men have been sentenced for drug trafficking crimes in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Stephen J. ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 3:05 pm

Local

UPDATE – Traffic Alert: Interstate 10 closed in Louisiana due to multiple car wreck

9:00pm UPDATE:  According to Louisiana State Police, all eastbound traffic lanes of Interstate 10, near mile marker 1, have reopened.  Motorists should use caution while ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:47 pm

Education

Limited Face-to-Face Classes will resume tomorrow at Tekoa Academy

Limited Face-to-Face instruction will resume tomorrow at Tekoa Academy of Accelerated Studies STEM School in Port Arthur and Orange.  Virtual classes have continued without disruption, however, ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:20 pm

Local

Captain Jim Eiselstein presented with Jerry Baggs Leadership Award

To The Leader Orange County Commissioners Court recognized Captain Jim Eiselstein for his accomplishments as Jail Administrator and for receiving the Jerry Baggs Leadership Award ... Read more

by Dawn Burleigh, Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:42 am

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