The lone occupant of a burning residence escaped through a window just before noon Monday as the blaze sent smoke billowing through neighborhoods near downtown Vidor and shut down travel on the eastbound IH-10 feeder road while firefighters battled the blaze. According to an Orange County…
“What a start to 2021,” Vidor City Manager Robbie Hood said. “ I hope each one of you are bouncing back from the recent freeze. Vidor Strong is what we are! Our citizens took traveling on the roadways with great caution and respect for other drivers. Great job to everyone! I want to give a quick…
A 51-year-old Vidor, Texas, woman has been sentenced to federal prison for maintaining a drug-involved premises in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei today. Michelle Lea Harrington pleaded guilty on Sep. 10, 2020. Friday, she was sentenced to 60 months…
With a full slate of candidates in the Pine Forest and Rose City municipal elections and the Vidor ISD Trustee election but no opposition, those elections may now be cancelled. Texas law allows for cancelling local elections if no candidate faces opposition. The governing body of the entity may…
Vidor’s municipal Ward 2 special election candidate filing will continue through 5 p.m. Monday, March 1. The election is for a one-year unexpired term to fill a vacancy created when Angela Jordan resigned following a move outside the city. Currently, Nicole McGowan, a 47-year old registered nurse…
State and federal recovery officials urge disaster survivors to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud. Disasters often bring communities together but con artists, identity thieves and other criminals may target survivors. The most common types of post-disaster fraud…
Those trying to take advantage of people in the wake of last week's devastating winter storm will face consequences from the state, according to members of the Senate Finance Committee. Meeting Monday for the first time since the storm shut down the state, senators expressed anger at media reports…
Puerto Rican terrorists turned the U.S. House of Representatives into a turkey shoot on Mar. 1, 1954. While his colleagues dove for cover, Congressman Wingate Lucas of Fort Worth reacted in true Texas tradition by bounding up the stairs to help subdue the snipers in the gallery. Three and a half…
Mavis Earlene Bass, 73, of Vidor, died Sunday, February 14th, 2021 at her home. She was a longtime resident of Vidor and member of Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Vidor. She retired from Vidor ISD. She loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren, loved her…
Bruce Carlton Simmons, 60, of Vidor, died Saturday, February 13th, 2021 at his home. He was a longtime resident of Vidor. He retired as an industrial painter and when he wasn't working he loved hunting and fishing. Cremation arrangements are entrusted with Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor. He is…
George A. Worlow, 73 died Saturday, February 13th, 2021 at Memorial Hermann Medical Group in Katy, TX. George was a longtime resident of Vidor, before moving to Katy a couple of years ago. He was a member and an Elder of Vidor Church of Christ and was retired from Industrial Sales. George was a…
“What a start to 2021,” Vidor City Manager Robbie Hood said. “ I hope each one of you are bouncing back from the recent freeze. Vidor Strong is what…
A 51-year-old Vidor, Texas, woman has been sentenced to federal prison for maintaining a drug-involved premises in the Eastern District of Texas,…
With a full slate of candidates in the Pine Forest and Rose City municipal elections and the Vidor ISD Trustee election but no opposition, those…
The lone occupant of a burning residence escaped through a window just before noon Monday as the blaze sent smoke billowing through neighborhoods near downtown Vidor and shut down travel on the eastbound IH-10 feeder road while firefighters battled the blaze.
Texas coastal waters will close to crabbing with wire mesh crab traps for 10 consecutive days beginning Friday Feb. 19. This is done annually to facilitate the…
As much of Texas has experienced historic winter weather, native wildlife populations throughout the state have also felt the impact. Texas Parks &…
Decoyed While checking duck hunters along the Frio River, a game warden contacted a boat containing four duck hunters. The “so-called” guide stated he did not…
The Vidor Lady Pirate varsity soccer team is now in third place in district with Friday’s 3-0 win over Jasper at Jasper. Senior Brooklyn Healy scored one goal…
The varsity Vidor Pirate basketball team struggled through their early season but came on strong in the end winning three of their last four games and two out…
February 1 (Sour Lake) – The Lady Bears golf team took 2nd place in the Hardin-Jefferson Varsity Girls Invitational held at Idylwild Golf Club. The H-J Lady…
Pine Forest Baptist Church announces the retirement of Dr. Stephen Dollar after 29 years of faithful service as Senior Pastor. Dr. Dollar and his wife, Linda,…
Karla Quigley of Nurse Family Partnership spoke to the Vidor High School and Vidor Junior High counselors and behavioral specialists. The program helps first-…
Vidor Dairy Queen treated Vidor Girl Scout Daisy Troop #130458, to a Make your cone experience on January 6th. This is just another way the community comes…