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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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The high winds of Hurricane Laura picked up one entire section of bleacher seats at the Vidor Junior High football field, flipped it over and tossed them onto the playing turf. At the temporary Oak Forest Elementary School campus Laura’s fury ripped off a whole section of center walkway awning that workmen have already replaced. Photo by George Garza

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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Hurricane Laura took aim at Vidor and missed. After area and regional weathercasters prognosticated that Hurricane Laura was taking direct aim at the Sabine River, at the last minute, the Category 4... + continue reading
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Hurricane Laura snapped this tree in half and threw it on top of this house on Wilson Street in Vidor. Photo by George Garza

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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Your Orange County government is asking every property owner in the county who suffered even minor damage during Hurricane Laura to complete the county’s damage survey located on the web at https:///... + continue reading
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These two men were arrested on two different days and two separate locations for drug possession in Vidor. Troy Hebert, age 57 (top or left) was arrested for felony drug possession and an outstanding parole warrant and Tyler Ezell, age 28, (bottom or right) was arrested for felony drug possession. Photos courtesy Vidor Police Department

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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Vidor police officers arrested two men in Vidor for controlled substance drug possession on two different days, but similar locations. According to Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll, “On Friday,... + continue reading
Artist diagram of how to place storm debris for pickup
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
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The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) will begin Hurricane Laura storm debris pick up along state roadways in Orange and Newton Counties beginning Wednesday, September 2. Residents living... + continue reading

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09/23/2020
A drop in enrollment, and costs to meet government mandated restrictions due to COVID-19 is expected to cost the Vidor ISD more than $500,000.To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/ + continue reading
09/23/2020
The 2020 VHS Homecoming theme has been announced as “Big Buc Sails to an Island Paradise.” The 2020 VHS Homecoming is Friday, October 9, and in this most unusual year, there will be some changes.To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/Vidor%20VidorianID532/ + continue reading

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Texas State Guard soldiers load food, ice and water into a pickup truck at Turning Point Church

Texas State Guard soldiers loading food, water and ice in a vehicle at the Turning Point Church at 3600 North Main Street in North Vidor on Monday. This is one of four P.O.D.’s opened by Orange County to help citizens who have no power. The P.O.D.’s will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.

08/31/2020
Orange County and the Texas State Guard have set up four P.O.D.’s (Points of Distribution) for water, ice and non-perishable meals to be available to the citizens of Orange County who need help following the Hurricane Laura disaster.  P.O.D.’s are FEMA planned methods to distribute emergency supplies. They could be needed if infrastructure... + continue reading
V.I.S.D. School Board reduces property tax by 5.24%
08/26/2020
Although a change in the way the Texas State Legislature funds public schools in the State of Texas is responsible for the majority of the decrease in the coming tax year’s Vidor I.S.D. Ad Valorem property tax rate, some of that decrease in this fall’s school tax bill can be attributed to the prudent use of the taxpayer’s money. At least, that is... + continue reading
Get Out! Mandatory evacuation called

The forecast track for Laura has shifted somewhat west early on Tuesday morning (August 25 th ) with landfall possibly expected near the Louisiana/Texas state line as a major Category 3 hurricane late Wednesday night or early Thursday mooring. This track could shift again after The Vidor Vidorian is printed on Tuesday afternoon. So please keep checking the National Weather Service Lake Charles office Internet page at http://www.weather.gov/lch National Weather Service Lake Charles Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NWSLakeCharles

08/26/2020
Orange County Judge John Gothia, in conjunction with the Mayors of all Orange County Municipalities, has called for a mandatory evacuation of all of Orange County beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning, August 25 th . At at the time of this printing, the predicted storm track of Hurricane Laura was aiming at coming ashore in Cameron Parish near... + continue reading
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Pirate JV running back Caleb Dean finds plenty of running room as he rounds the corner over the right side against the Bay City Blackcats Thursday, Photo by Randall Luker

09/23/2020
The Vidor Pirate junior varsity team put on a show against the Bay City Blackcats Thursday at Pirate Stadium.To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/... + continue reading
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Grant McWherter, center, picks up a first down and more as #3, Jaecob Titman and #25 Trent Korman run interference. Photo by Randall Luker

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Hayden Landry, #14, finds plenty of running room as Grant McWherter, #17, blocks a LCM Bear Thursday at Pirate Stadium. Photo by Randall Luker

23/09/20
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Trenton Conn jumps for joy as he scores the game winning overtime touchdown versus Brazosport Friday.

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RB Weston Sepulvado was a workhorse for the Pirates Friday, carrying the ball 17 times for 78 yards and a touchdown.

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Layne Wilhelm puts the pressure on sophomore Exporters QB Kariyen Goins.

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Pirate quarterback Quinten Root avoids a tackle as he cuts upfield against the Brazosport Exporters Friday.

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Dayton Whitmire, left, #12, blocked a Brazosport punt that was covered by Tanner Teems, #40.

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09/23/2020
10 Years agoSeptember 23, 2010: OCESD #1 personnel conducted the required Orange County Emergency Services District pre-plan fire inspection of the new Vidor City Hall on Wednesday.To read more... + continue reading

Lifestyle

Vidor ISD Names Oak Forest Custodial Staff September Employees of the Month, Article Image Alt Text, Article Image Alt Text, Article Image Alt Text

Oak Forest custodial staff, named VISD Employees of the Month, are pictured with Dr. Jay Killgo, Superintendent of Schools, and Oak Forest principal Carolyn Wedgeworth, right. They are Brittany Hawk, Head Custodian Sherry Peddy, Emily Lewis, Amalia Cabrera, Rhonda Wales, and Christine Jones.

09/23/2020
2020 has been a tough year in so many ways. With COVID-19 and Hurricane Laura, many difficulties have arisen for school staff. But rising to meet the challenges is what VISD staff does, and the... + continue reading