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Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Workers have just a few more strips to lay down before the concussion pad is completed at Ivan Croak Field and installation of the artificial turf surface begins. To read more please log in or... + continue reading
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A newly installed Entergy Texas advanced metering system household electric meter shows this home has used no electricity yet. However when the meter is turned, on the homeowner should see a reduction in the fixed fuel charges listed on their bill in September

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Entergy Texas is crowing about the fact that starting in September your electricity bill will decrease a bit, maybe a little bit more than $3.50 a month, due to the fact that the electric company was... + continue reading
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Brooklyn Bushelle tips the ball over the net Tuesday against the Sulphur Lady Tors.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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The Lady Pirates defeated the Lady Tors of Sulphur, Louisiana Tuesday night in Pirate Gym 3-1.Varsity won the first set 25-15 but the Lady Tors hit their stride in the later matches, forcing the Lady... + continue reading
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Lady Pirate junior varsity players, left to right, Andreya Garrett, Sage Grooms, and Ava Lightfoot prepare a return as Grooms sets the ball.

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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After playing Silsbee to a standstill in their first scrimmage Friday, the Vidor Pirates will face a similar test against the Tigers’ district foe, the West Orange Stark Mustangs in a scrimmage today... + continue reading
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Within a minute of the Vidor Elementary School’s second bell, the door to Ms. Kara Parker’s first grade classroom was closed and locked, and the teacher was asking her twenty new first grade students to clear their desks so they could begin their first lesson of the first day of school. What was the first lesson? It was about student responsibility.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Last week during a special meeting of the Vidor I.S.D. Board of Trustees, architect Clay Richards presented a preliminary floor plan for the rebuild of Oak Forest Elementary School. This floor plan... + continue reading

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08/22/2019
Darron Dewayne Denbow, Jr., age 38, of Vidor was sentenced by a jury in 163rd State District Court to fifty years in the state penitentiary on a charge second-degree felony charge of burglary of a habitation after the jury had found him guilty. Visiting Judge Buddy Hahn presided over the jury trial and agreed with the jury’s assessment and... + continue reading
08/22/2019
The Vidor Police Department has launched an investigation into the death of a Vidor man found in a canal in South Vidor. According to Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll, On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at approximately 5:37 P.M., the Vidor Police Department received a call from an individual reporting that there was a body floating in the canal near... + continue reading

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Within a minute of the Vidor Elementary School’s second bell, the door to Ms. Kara Parker’s first grade classroom was closed and locked, and the teacher was asking her twenty new first grade students to clear their desks so they could begin their first lesson of the first day of school. What was the first lesson? It was about student responsibility.

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This is a preliminary floor plan for the new Oak Forest Elementary School that is being submitted to FEMA as a starting point for discussion on how best to meet FEMA’s requirements for replacing the flood damaged school. This is not the final design, but a starting point for future discussions with the federal agency.

08/21/2019
Last week during a special meeting of the Vidor I.S.D. Board of Trustees, architect Clay Richards presented a preliminary floor plan for the rebuild of Oak Forest Elementary School. This floor plan you see above is like a rough draft, not final in any regard, but close enough to be sent to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for their first... + continue reading
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Vidor I.S.D.’s flood damaged Vidor Middle School now sits empty on Highway 12 waiting for the demolition as the school district begins the process of designing and building a new middle school.

08/21/2019
It’s now official. The Vidor I.S.D. School District Board of Trustees have voted unanimously, with one trustee absent, to accept a lump sum offer of a $21,185,586.00 grant from FEMA for replacement of the flood damaged Vidor Middle School.After a long discussion with the School District’s FEMA Consultant, school district officials, an architect... + continue reading
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The Pirate defense thwarted Silsbee’s passing game throughout the first half.

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A Silsbee runner tries to cut up field as two Pirates close in.

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Making the tackle.

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A Pirate defender closes in to break up a pass during Friday’s scrimmage against Silsbee.

08/21/2019
Vidor coaches said they were pleased following the season’s first face-off against an out of town opponent. The Vidor Pirates and Silsbee Tigers varsity football teams scrimmaged Friday at the Vidor Junior High football field for four 10-minute quarters that featured a scoreless first half and two touchdowns and a field goal in the second.The... + continue reading
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Brooklyn Bushelle tips the ball over the net Tuesday against the Sulphur Lady Tors.

08/22/2019
The Lady Pirates defeated the Lady Tors of Sulphur, Louisiana Tuesday night in Pirate Gym 3-1.Varsity won the first set 25-15 but the Lady Tors hit their stride in the later matches, forcing the Lady... + continue reading
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Lady Pirate junior varsity players, left to right, Andreya Garrett, Sage Grooms, and Ava Lightfoot prepare a return as Grooms sets the ball.

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The Pirate defense thwarted Silsbee’s passing game throughout the first half.

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A Silsbee runner tries to cut up field as two Pirates close in.

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Making the tackle.

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A Pirate defender closes in to break up a pass during Friday’s scrimmage against Silsbee.

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The Pirate defense was stingy in Friday’s scrimmage with Silsbee as this loss of yardage play shows.

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A Pirate closes in on a Tiger in sub varsity action Friday at Vidor Junior High.

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Coaches keep a close eye on the action during Friday’s sub varsity scrimmage against Silsbee.

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A Pirate running back continues to gain yardage as he drags along a Tiger defender.

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08/22/2019
August 22, 1974AUSTIN — Texas now boasts its own Domestic Terrorism Task Force, established by order of the governor in the wake of the deadly Aug. 3 shooting in El Paso.Twenty-two people were killed... + continue reading

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08/22/2019
BALTIMORE (July 2019) – Kari Gaudet CFD of KO Designs Floral Service (Designed by Kari) in Vidor, Texas has been recognized by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD®) as a recipient of its... + continue reading
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08/08/19
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Newly installed officers.

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