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Last Thursday night, after interviewing three candidate for an empty seat on the Rose City Council, the city council selected and appointed Jeff Schulze to fill the unexpired term of At-Large Councilperson Hernando Ramos, who recently resigned.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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The City Council of the City of Rose City voted unanimously to set the 2019 City of Rose City ad valorem tax rate at $0.35642 per $100 valuation, during their September meeting last Thursday night.... + continue reading
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The National Hurricane Center upgraded the status of an upper level low-pressure area in the western Gulf of Mexico to a Tropical Storm named Imelda shortly before it made landfall near Freeport. The outer rain bands of Tropical Storm Imelda should bring lots of rain to Vidor and southeast Texas.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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An upper level low-pressure area in the western Gulf of Mexico developed into a tropical storm shortly before making landfall near Freeport. The Tropical Storm Imelda is expected to bring lots of... + continue reading
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
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On Wednesday of this week, all over Vidor, but especially on Main Street, Vidorians remembered the thousands who died in the vicious attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon... + continue reading
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The City of Pine Forest has reformed its police department with two unpaid, volunteer police officers. In the near future, Officer Bill Meza (right) and Officer Scott Gaspard (left) will be patrolling the streets of the City of Pine Forest, protecting its citizens.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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For the fifth year in a row the Pine Forest City Council has found ways to reduce the City’s ad valorem property tax rate. Last Monday night the City Council voted to adopt a 2019 Pine Forest city... + continue reading
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#34, Cole Myers, drags down a Bear runner from behind.

Thursday, September 12, 2019
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It’s been two weeks since the Pirates’ last football game, a onepoint loss to the Montgomery Bears the Pirates had every chance to win.The Pirates’ seemingly minor mistakes, lining up in the wrong... + continue reading

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09/18/2019
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol Division located human remains in the Neches River about a quarter of a mile east of the Veterans Memorial Bridge in far south Orange County. The Marine Patrol deputies located the body of a Caucasian male person in the water at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday, September 13th. To read more please... + continue reading
09/18/2019
On Friday evening, September13, the Little Cypress-Mauriceville District honored two Distinguished Alumni, a Hall of Fame inductee and three servicemen for the Military Wall of Honor. These LCM graduates and longtime educator were selected by an anonymous District committee for these Little Cypress-Mauriceville Awards. The District has given these... + continue reading

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Taylor Graham Cozart of Vidor was arrested for illegal possession of a gun and drugs. He was indicted by a federal grand jury last week.

09/11/2019
A thirty-year-old man from Vidor, with three prior felony drug convictions, was indicted by a federal grand jury recently.Taylor Graham Cozart was indicted by a federal grand jury and charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.According to U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown, was indicted on... + continue reading
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An Entergy Texas lineman works to install a recloser on an electrical feeder utility pole at an undisclosed location. These reclosers have the capability of resetting themselves when a temporary problem interrupts power distribution. Reclosers will be installed on Entergy Texas electricity feeder lines near I-10, Highway 12 and Texla Road.

09/11/2019
Entergy Texas is in the process of installing new devices on feeder lines that can temporarily open an electrical feeder line when a problem that would normally short circuit the line occurs until the problem clears and then the device closes the electrical feeder line to restore power. Five of these new devices called “Reclosers” will be... + continue reading
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Rotary - Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll was the guest speaker at Monday’s Vidor Rotary Club meeting. He shared information about emergency preparedness. Carroll is a member of the Vidor Rotary Club.

09/11/2019
Following the floods of Tropical Storm Harvey, a number of Orange County homeowners applied for FEMA buyouts, while others applied for home elevation projects under the FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.In July, FEMA authorized some $3.73 million in Orange County home buyouts for approximately 20 homeowners. However, there has been no similar... + continue reading
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Sports

09/18/2019
Both Pirate and Lady Pirate cross country runners competed at the Dayton Bronco Invitational this weekend with VHS sophomore Kai Reed again finishing in the top 10. There were 102 runners competing... + continue reading
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#34, Cole Myers, drags down a Bear runner from behind.

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09/12/2019
Texas HistoryThe Houston Chronicle reported on Sep. 12, 1921 that the number of confirmed fatalities in the worst flood in the history of the Lone Star State had risen to 45 in San Antonio and 90... + continue reading

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From left – Military Wall of Honor recipients - representing Senior Airman Chase Williams is his family, David, Brooklyn and Annie Mullins, representing Kolby Gengo are his parents, Sharon and Jason and daughter Everly, and wife Alana, and Technical Sergeant Lee Dorman. Distinguished Alumni for 2019 are Dr. Micah Dyer and Dr. Brad Duhon. Dr. Pauline Colburn Hargrove is the Hall of Fame recipient. To her left is Superintendent of Schools, Stacey Brister.

09/18/2019
On Friday evening, September13, the Little Cypress-Mauriceville District honored two Distinguished Alumni, a Hall of Fame inductee and three servicemen for the Military Wall of Honor. These LCM... + continue reading
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