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Lady Pirate Vanessa Sifuentes races downfield as she eyes her chance to steal the ball from a Lady Raider.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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The Lady Pirates held the lead for most of the game, but a big sixth inning propelled the Lady Raiders of Lumberton to victory Tuesday in Vidor in a nondistrict game.Tied at two-all after three and... + continue reading

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Spring time can mean thunder storms that can produce damaging winds and massive cloud to ground lightning strikes like this one that can disrupt electrical power to you and your family. Entergy suggests that you prepare in advance for spring power outages.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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Yesterday, Thursday, March 21, 2019, was officially the first full day of spring. The Vernal Equinox, the day when the hours of daylight and the hours of darkness are exactly equal began on Wednesday... + continue reading

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with permission The United Way of Orange County’s “Day of Caring” is looking to find some five hundred people in Orange County to volunteer to construct, repair, paint and cleanup fifty Harvey ravaged homes whose families are still trying to recover. In this archive photo a Nehemiah’s Vision volunteer paints a newly installed door in an area home headed for recovery.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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The United Way of Orange County is joining forces with Nehemiah’s Vision, Orange County Disaster Rebuild and iConnect Outreach to organize a day of volunteer recovery for victims of Tropical Storm... + continue reading

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Orange County Precinct #3 County Commissioner John Gothia, in his role as Orange County Judge Pro Tem, presides over a meeting of the Orange County Commissioners’ Court this week. Following that meeting, Commissioner Gothia publicly revealed that he would accept an appointment to the position of Orange County Judge if called upon. After this week’s meeting Gothia revealed to the media that he would accept an appointment to become Orange County Judge.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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As predicted by Orange County Precinct #3 Commissioner and County Judge Pro Tem, John Gothia, on Monday, the Orange County Commissioners’ Court took no action this week in regards to appointing a... + continue reading

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Auto Teacher AL Waits, senior Daryl Evans, CTE Director Penny Singleton

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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Congratulations to the Vidor High School Career and Technical Education Students of the Month for February, Daryl Evans and Greyson Burroughs. Daryl is a hard worker and leader in his Automotive Tech... + continue reading

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03/21/2019
A slow start cost the Lady Pirate junior varsity soccer team as they dropped a non-district game 2-0 to the Lumberton Lady Raiders junior varsity Tuesday night at home.Head Junior Varsity Girls Soccer Coach Priscilla Healy said the team got off to a slow start coming off Spring Break and early mistakes put them behind two goals in the first half.... + continue reading
03/20/2019
A forty-seven year-old man from Vidor was taken to a Beaumont hospital on Sunday evening during a medical emergency that he suffered while driving his vehicle at highspeed on a freeway in western Jefferson County. The nature of the medical emergency that Mark Lane suffered while driving his car has not been disclosed, nor is any information... + continue reading

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Nehemiah’s Vision, Vidor’s own charitable rebuild ministry, held a fundraising banquet last week at the Orange County Expo Center to raise money for this year’s Harvey home repair season getting ready to kick off soon. The charity raised more than $18,000 through ticket sales.

03/20/2019
Nehemiah’s Vision Rebuild Ministry of Vidor celebrated Tropical Storm Harvey storm victims and the volunteers who helped those victims at a fund-raising “Glorification Dinner” held at the Orange County Expo Center last Thursday night. About 250 guests attended the celebration that honored the storm victims who have been able to return to their... + continue reading

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The Allen family (left to right): Alistair, Adelyn, and Mom Amy, enjoying themselves at Pirate Pride park.

03/20/2019
Pirate Pride Park will be getting some TLC on Saturday, March 23 starting at 9 am. and volunteers are welcome to pitch in. Derrick Barber invites the public to join members of Eastgate United Pentecostal Church as they clean up and freshen up Pirate Pride Park. Barber cautions the public that the use of some of the playground equipment and tables... + continue reading

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Auto Teacher AL Waits, senior Daryl Evans, CTE Director Penny Singleton

03/20/2019
Congratulations to the Vidor High School Career and Technical Education Students of the Month for February, Daryl Evans and Greyson Burroughs. Daryl is a hard worker and leader in his Automotive Tech Class and Greyson performs in the same manner in his Construction Trades class. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition... + continue reading
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Sports

03/21/2019
A slow start cost the Lady Pirate junior varsity soccer team as they dropped a non-district game 2-0 to the Lumberton Lady Raiders junior varsity Tuesday night at home.Head Junior Varsity Girls... + continue reading

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Hayley Kinard, 5A 114 pound State Champion

20/03/19

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Competitors await their match at the Vidor Invitational Tennis Tournament held Friday. Six area schools, plus Vidor, participated in the day long event.

14/03/19

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Cameron Lane and Heidi Huang warm up before matches begin at Friday’s Vidor Invitational Tennis Tournament. The duo won the mixed doubles title in the finals that saw them defeat another Vidor team.

14/03/19

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03/21/2019
AUSTIN — A few of the funding priorities expressed by the executive, legislative and judicial branches are not covered in Senate Bill 2, the state’s tentatively approved appropriations bill for... + continue reading
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“OPERATION GREEN GRASS”---Mayor Tommy Rainbolt, left, is shown making the first purchase to kickoff the Vidor Lions Club project of Operation Green Grass Saturday in Woods Shopping Center. Club President Joe Wingerson is shown accepting $1 from Mayor Rainbolt for a bag of rich, barnyard fertilizer, being sold by the Lions as a fund raising project to benefit the club’s sight conservation program and to assist in its crippled children’s work. The sale will continue through the month of March. Orders for five or more bags will be accepted and delivered to anyone calling RO 9-4946.

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Auto Teacher AL Waits, senior Daryl Evans, CTE Director Penny Singleton

03/20/2019
Congratulations to the Vidor High School Career and Technical Education Students of the Month for February, Daryl Evans and Greyson Burroughs. Daryl is a hard worker and leader in his Automotive Tech... + continue reading

Angie Eikenhorst surrounded by Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and District administrators.

06/03/19

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Kiwanis’ Treasurer Kristi Charrier and President Shane Johns present a check to Mauriceville Elementary librarian, Sommer Reynolds.

20/02/19

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Vidor High School student Mitchell Allen received the Best Advocate award at the Region V Mock Trial competition this past weekend.

06/02/19