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The Postscript: Transitioning from a bad gardener

I have never been a gardener. This makes me feel like a misfit in my family. My mother is a wonderful gardener. She had an ... Read more

6 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Community Calendar 8.5 – 8.7.21

Aug. 5 Breakfast Connection Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce will hold Breakfast Connections at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, August 5 at Lutcher Theater in Orange. ... Read more

6 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Community Briefs 8.4.21

Senior Citizens Pass Shaun McAlpin, Orangefield ISD Superintendent, announces that residents of Orangefield ISD and who are 60 years of age or older qualify for ... Read more

6 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

August is Tree Check Month for Invasive Beetle

WASHINGTON —August is the most critical time of year to spot the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) as adult activity peaks. That’s why the U.S. Department ... Read more

17 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Taste of the Holidays 2021

Orange County Disaster Rebuild announced the date of its 3rd Annual Taste of the Holidays event! It will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 ... Read more

20 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Today is August 3

NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY National Watermelon Day on August 3 recognizes the refreshing summertime treat enjoyed at picnics and fairs!  And since watermelon is 92% water, ... Read more

23 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OC issues request for Hotel Occupancy Tax Fund applications

The Orange County Hotel/Motel Tax committee has released applications for non-profit entities within Orange County to apply for a portion of the County’s Hotel/Motel Tax ... Read more

2 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Today is August 2

NATIONAL ICE CREAM SANDWICH DAY On August 2nd, National Ice Cream Sandwich Day encourages us to cool off with one of our favorite frozen treats. ... Read more

2 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

Quinn Minute – Learning to read

by Rix Quinn       Do you remember the books you read in first grade?       I sure do. And I fondly recall spelling tests, recess, flavored ... Read more

2 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

What puts the evening in primrose?

Watching my native evening primrose unfurl at dusk should have been soothing to my romantic right brain. But the interwoven dance of flowers, fragrance, and ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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