Photo courtesy/Orange County Precinct #4 County Commissioner Robert Viator

Although floodwaters have receded a bit this week in far northwest Orange County, Four Oaks Ranch Road, seen here, has Neches River flood waters flowing over it, for as far as the eye can see.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed the week of May 20-24, 2019 as Flood Awareness Week in Texas. The Orange County Commissioners’ Court, each knowing full well the dangers of floodwaters... + continue reading

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The Vidor I.S.D. will be offering healthy meals such as this during the month of June at three of its campuses as part of its Summer Nutrition Program. The meals are offered free of charge to any child through age 18.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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For the first month of the summer vacation, the Vidor I.S.D. Child Nutrition Department, will be offering a free breakfast and lunch, four-days-a-week at three Vidor school cafeterias. In addition,... + continue reading

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Thursday, May 23, 2019
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When the Vidor Pirates and Lady Pirates take to the field, court or track next season, they are almost assured of being, stronger, faster and better conditioned for their sport, due in part to a... + continue reading

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The Orange County Water Control and Improvement District #1 Board of Directors met on Monday night and discussed a projected budget shortfall in their FY 2019-2020 budget, which commences on July 1st. The board reluctantly voted to increase water rates for all customers.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Although, to a man, every Director of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Water Control and Improvement District #1 expressed their desire not to raise the water and sewer fees for the 4,600... + continue reading

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Michelle Tubbleville, of Orange County Disaster Rebuild (right) presents a housewarming gift to Gloria Neville of Orange (center) at the dedication ceremony of Ms. Neville’s rebuilt home last Friday. Also pictured is Julie Reid (left) of Vidor’s Nehemiah’s Vision.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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This is not the first Hurricane Harvey flood damaged home to be rebuilt using the resources of flood recovery partners Orange County Disaster Rebuild, Nehemiah’s Vision, The United Way of Orange... + continue reading

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05/23/2019
Although no one has yet to offer specific answers to questions about the reasons for the difficulties between Orange County Emergency Services District #1 and the Acadian Ambulance Service, it appears that conflict has subsided for now. During this week’s OCESD#1 Board of Commissioners’ meeting, Board member Commissioner Gary Bieslich told the... + continue reading
05/23/2019
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe.“I was deeply saddened to hear about the recent passing of a great leader, Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine, Chief of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian... + continue reading

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The Orange County Water Control and Improvement District #1 Board of Directors met on Monday night and discussed a projected budget shortfall in their FY 2019-2020 budget, which commences on July 1st. The board reluctantly voted to increase water rates for all customers.

05/22/2019
Although, to a man, every Director of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Water Control and Improvement District #1 expressed their desire not to raise the water and sewer fees for the 4,600 water district customers this coming budget year, the Board voted to increase the rates for water and sewer services by twelve to fourteen percent for... + continue reading

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Michelle Tubbleville, of Orange County Disaster Rebuild (right) presents a housewarming gift to Gloria Neville of Orange (center) at the dedication ceremony of Ms. Neville’s rebuilt home last Friday. Also pictured is Julie Reid (left) of Vidor’s Nehemiah’s Vision.

05/22/2019
This is not the first Hurricane Harvey flood damaged home to be rebuilt using the resources of flood recovery partners Orange County Disaster Rebuild, Nehemiah’s Vision, The United Way of Orange County, the Southeast Texas Chapter of the American Red Cross, Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army but its completion marked a truly joyous occasion... + continue reading

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Four Vidor I.S.D. School Trustees took their Oaths of Office during a swearing-in ceremony that took place at this week’s Vidor I.S.D. School Board meeting on Monday. From left to right. Position 5 Trustee Mike Marion, Position 4 Trustee Gina VanDevender, Position 6 Trustee Rollie G. Burr and Position 3 Trustee David Camp. Trustee Camp was also named President of the Board of Trustees.

05/22/2019
Newly re-elected Vidor I.S.D. Position Three School Board Trustee David Camp was selected by his fellow school board trustees to be the new presiding officer and president of the Board of Trustees on Monday night during the regularly scheduled School Board meeting. Camp takes over the position from Position Two Trustee Carrie Vincent who has ably... + continue reading
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05/23/2019
When the Vidor Pirates and Lady Pirates take to the field, court or track next season, they are almost assured of being, stronger, faster and better conditioned for their sport, due in part to a... + continue reading

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Pirate QB Quinten Root tosses a pass to receiver Gage Galloway as a Legacy defender pursues.

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Coaching the Pirates’ 7 on 7 team Saturday was Brock Galloway, with clipboard. Pirate players pictured include, l to r, Brad Nunez, Zach Seigriest, Quentin Root, Brady Price and Gage Galloway

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Photos taken May 16 show both a bird’s eye and ground eye view of work done on Ivan Croak Field since Monday. Soil removal, drainage work, including adding 5-6 inches of gravel, and leveling will take the most time with the turf going in last. The new surface is expected to be ready in time for two-a-day football practice beginning August 5.

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Columns

05/23/2019
My Five Cents…The next time you hear from me, the 86th Legislative Session will have come to an end. On average only about 1 in 5 bills will make it successfully through a legislative session. At the... + continue reading

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05/23/2019
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Chief Mikko Colabe III Clem Fain Sylestine of the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribe... + continue reading

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Annabelle Fisher

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Caden Shaw and Hunter Fuselier

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Bryson Lucas

16/05/19

Wind Ensemble

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Symphonic

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09/05/19

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LCM’s cast and crew of “The History of Tom Jones.”

Front row from left:

Darian Simmons, Kamri Swarers, Zainab Alhatri, Ashley Boze, Jadyn Stack, Ashlyn Ellis, and Caroline Guayante. Second row: Assistant Director Kara Lacouture, Karlie Wedel, Camron Chueca, Lucas Ridout, Eli Ridout, Walker Smith, Tyler Foreman and Director Ashley Dennison. Third row: Chace McGowan, Kaleb Swarers, Abby Barborek, Rylee Levasseur, and Josh Erb. Top row: Reagan Wolfford, Stephan Kusek, Rhys Howeth and Cameron Smith.

02/05/19