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With the boring beneath the track at Pirate Stadium completed and outfall pipes and boxes installed, workers began trenching for the installation of drainage pipes that will encircle Ivan Croak Field... + continue reading

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Orange County Precinct #1 Commissioner Johnny Trahan (right) offers his congratulations to newly appointed Orange County Judge John Gothia after the Orange County Commissioners’ Court voted unanimously to name Gothia as their Judge. Commissioner Trahan, who has been friends with John Gothia for forty years, was the County Commissioner who nominated Gothia to be County Judge.

Thursday, July 18, 2019
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It didn’t take long, perhaps only seven or eight minutes, for the four Orange County Commissioners to discuss and deliberate the appointment of new Orange County Judge to fill the vacancy left by... + continue reading

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Pass offense and defense square off in The Hot Box earlier this month as the Pirates prepare for an exciting 2019 football season.

Thursday, July 18, 2019
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You know football season is not far off when Texas Football magazine appears on news racks. Packed with information about Texas football teams from the NFL to 1A and private schools and everything in... + continue reading

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ASCS Sprints will return to action this Saturday at Golden Triangle Raceway Park.

Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Golden Triangle race fans are looking forward to a return to action after a month of postponements. Feature attraction at this Saturday’s show will be drivers of the Gulf South Region of the American... + continue reading

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The Vidor Middle School suffered extensive damage after nearly four feet of Harvey’s flood waters inundated the school district’s newest building. In this photo a flood remediation worker moves flood damaged equipment across the Middle School Gymnasium’s floor that still holds puddles of Harvey’s flood waters in September of 2017.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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It’s not a done deal yet, but the Vidor I.S.D. has received word that FEMA is about to agree that the cost of repairing Hurricane Harvey flood damage at Vidor Middle School exceeds fifty percent of... + continue reading

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07/18/2019
The Vidor I.S.D. learned this week that they will receive a $1 million grant from the Rebuild Texas Fund to aid with the school district’s Harvey recovery efforts. District Coordinator of Community Relations Sally Andrews said that school district will likely use some of the grant funds to help with the cost of portable buildings currently being... + continue reading
07/18/2019
There is a little known program in Vidor that offers students with disabilities an opportunity to learn more about living in the real world beyond the regular academic curriculum required for all Texas public school students. The program, offered by the Vidor Independent School District, puts young adults, ages 18 to 22, in a homelike environment... + continue reading

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Orange County Sheriff Keith Merritt addresses the Orange County Commissioners’ Court to announce that the Orange County Corrections Facility has passed another no-notice surprise jail standards inspection. Standing behind Sheriff Merritt is Orange County Corrections Facility Jail Administrator Captain Jim Eisenstein, who also addressed the Court.

07/17/2019
The Orange County Jail recently passed a no-notice, unannounced, County Jail Inspection made by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards. It was announced in the Orange County Commissioners’ Court last month that the Orange County Jail had been issued a Certificate of Jail Compliance by the Commission.“I’m really pleased to announce that on May 28,... + continue reading

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Solving drainage issues in the Heritage Park subdivision will likely be a long and expensive process, residents were told at Thursday’s Vidor City Council meeting. Several possible funding sources will be explored to see if the city may qualify for partial funding and the Orange County Drainage District will also be asked to partner with the city.

07/17/2019
Residents of the Heritage Park subdivision off Orange Street packed Vidor City Council chambers Thursday hoping for a solution to their neighborhood’s flooding problems and were told possible solutions would be costly, but possible partners and funding sources would be sought.Engineer Michelle Falgout said she had gathered and compiled some... + continue reading

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Orange County Commissioners’ Court watchers are speculating that resigning Precinct #3 County Commissioner John Gothia of Bridge City could be nominated and selected by the Court as the next Orange County Judge, possibly as early as Tuesday of this week.

07/17/2019
On Tuesday afternoon of this week, the Orange County Commissioners’ Court could possibly select and appoint a new interim Orange County Judge to serve out the unexpired term of County Judge Dean Crooks who resigned in March of this year, after only serving less than three months of his elected four year term.Also on Tuesday afternoon of this week... + continue reading
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Pass offense and defense square off in The Hot Box earlier this month as the Pirates prepare for an exciting 2019 football season.

07/18/2019
You know football season is not far off when Texas Football magazine appears on news racks. Packed with information about Texas football teams from the NFL to 1A and private schools and everything in... + continue reading

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ASCS Sprints will return to action this Saturday at Golden Triangle Raceway Park.

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Winning isn’t the most important part of team sports. Good sportsmanship is the primary goal.

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07/18/2019
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on July 9 announced the receipt of $15 million in federal funding meant to increase operational capabilities of federal, state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.The... + continue reading

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07/18/2019
Leighton McBroom, recently named Miss Texas in the National American Miss pageant. She addressed the school board and donated school supplies and filled backpacks for children to use as needed in the... + continue reading
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