Vidor man pleads guilty to firearm violations

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Taylor Cozart of Vidor pleaded guilty to federal charges of being a felon in possession a firearm in Federal Court in Beaumont. Mr. Cozart was arrested in July of last year following his motorcycle accident.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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A 30-year-old Vidor, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown on Monday of this week.According to Walston Davilyn,... + continue reading
Human remains found on F.M. 1136

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Thirty-eight year-old Ronny Lee Carey, has been charged with murder in the death of forty-one year-old Ryan Michael Sullivan in mid-Orange County recently. Orange County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are continuing to investigate the homicide.

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Deputies of the Orange County Sheriffs Office have discovered the human remains of forty-one year old Ryan Michael Sullivan in a field in rural Orange County. Deputies have not released Sullivan’s... + continue reading
It’s time for a change in hunting
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Fishing and Hunting Southeast TexasThe definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. For the last several years I have been doing just exactly that.... + continue reading
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Fishing team coach Mark Grissom had representatives from the team from grades 7-12 on hand. He spoke about his time with the team and the tournaments in which they had participated.   ... + continue reading
Chamber of Commerce’s “Taste of Vidor” is a success

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Attendees at the 2020 Vidor Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Banquet held last Thursday at the Woods Plaza Event Center raise their hands as Congressman Brian Babin asks who suffered flood damage in their homes.

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The Vidor Chamber of Commerce seems to have picked a winning combination for attracting non-chamber citizens to their annual membership banquet. That combination is lots of good food from a variety... + continue reading

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02/12/2020
Both the Texas Democrats and the Texas Republicans will be holding their 2020 Primary Elections on March 3, 2020, about three weeks from today. That means that early voting in those Primary Elections starts next week in Orange County.Primaries are an opportunity for each of the state’s largest political parties to give their voters an opportunity... + continue reading
02/12/2020
A tragic traffic collision took the life of a Nacogdoches man on Thursday morning of last week.According to Sergeant Stephanie Davis of the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS) the fatal traffic collision took place on State Highway 62 about a mile north of its intersection with Texla Road (F.M. 2802), just north of Mauriceville.Sergeant... + continue reading

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Mike Kunst named Citizen of Year

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Former Vidor City Manager Mike Kunst (left) receives the Vidor Chamber of Commerce 2020 Citizen of the Year honor from Orange County Judge John Gothia (right). Vidor Chamber of Commerce President of the Board of Directors Atasha Quebedeaux (in blue dress far right makes the announcement at the Chamber’s Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet last Thursday.

, Mike Kunst named Citizen of Year

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Businessman John Nickum was selected by the members of the Vidor Chamber of Commerce to be their 2020 Vidor Chamber Member of the Year last week at the Chamber Annual Banquet. Mr. Nickum is an insurance agent with State Farm® Insurance with his office in uptown Vidor. He was recently re-elected as Vice President of the Vidor Chamber of Commerce Board

02/05/2020
Former City of Vidor City Manager Mike Kunst was visibly surprised when the Vidor Chamber of Commerce announced that he had been selected by the Chamber membership to be their 2020 Vidor Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. During the Vidor Chamber’s Annual membership banquet, this year named “A Taste of Vidor”, the president of the Chamber’s... + continue reading
Written threat of violence empties Vidor High School

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A menacing message scrawled on a bathroom wall gave Vidor High School parents a pause to consider whether to send their kids to school last week on Thursday. Sixty-one percent of parents chose to keep their kids at home.

02/05/2020
Last week an anonymous threat of violence written on a wall of the Vidor High School forced parents to consider keeping their children home from school.On Tuesday, January 28, someone left a written threat of violence on a wall of a restroom in the Vidor High School.According to information released by Vidor I.S.D. Superintendent of Schools, Dr.... + continue reading
A good weather day on land might not be such a good fishing day

Fishing and Hunting Southeast Texas By Capt. Bill Watkins

, A good weather day on land might not be such a good fishing day
02/05/2020
We launched the boat at 7:00 am on the Louisiana side of the Causeway Bridge. It was going to be a bright sunny day with hardly any clouds but the predicted southwest wind was actually straight west and chilly. The tide had been blown down by a northwest cold front and was so low that we had to climb down to get in the boat. For an old man like me... + continue reading
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It’s time for a change in hunting
02/12/2020
Fishing and Hunting Southeast TexasThe definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. For the last several years I have been doing just exactly that.... + continue reading
VISD Fishing Team, VISD Fishing Team

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A good weather day on land might not be such a good fishing day

Fishing and Hunting Southeast Texas By Capt. Bill Watkins

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02/12/2020
10 years agoFebruary 11, 2010: Longtime East Texas Congressman Charles Wilson passed away in Lufkin following a brief illness. Wilson represented East Texas in Congress from 1973 to 1996. A... + continue reading

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Vidor Rotary Club President Gayle Nagai presented Captain Aleta Cappen with a check for $500 from Vidor Rotary Club for the purchase of new toys for Blue Santa.

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Cpt. Rodney Johnson of the Vidor Police Department sits with gifts of toys for Blue Santa. The toys were donated by Vidor Rotary Club members.

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Vidor Rotary Club President Gayle Nagai presented a check for $1000 to Pastor David Barton of First United Methodist Church. The funds, provided by the Rotary Club of New Braunfels, will be utilized to repair the floors at FUMC damaged in Imelda. The church is widely used by the community for not only Rotary meetings, but Mothers Day Out, TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), Boy Scout Troop 220, Al Anon, and other organizations.

12/04/2019
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Rotary Club: Student of the Month

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Guest speaker on November 4 at Vidor Rotary Club was Cass Faycus of the Matityahu Ministries. Vidor Rotary Club meets two Mondays a month at noon at First United Methodist Church.

, Rotary Club: Student of the Month

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October Students of the Month were Danrui Zhao, Thomas Brown, Haley Nelson and Natalie Richards.

, Rotary Club: Student of the Month

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Vidor Rotary Club September Students of the Month were Jordan Browning, Torey Woodside, Reese Bonin and not pictured, Javen Holden.

13/11/19
Vidor Public Library: Story Time

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, Vidor Public Library: Story Time

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