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Saturday, March 28, 2020
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 Both the City of Vidor and Orange County have adopted additional restrictions on movement and gatherings intended to limit the public's possible exposure and the spread of coronavirus. Some of... + continue reading
Vidor Schools start Flexible Education Program
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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The Vidor Independent School District has begun their Flexible Education Program where students will continue to learn their daily lessons at home, away from their teacher and their classrooms.... + continue reading
Rose City looks at fixing two of four Old Highway 90 bridges

Photo by George Garza This Old Highway 90 Bridge, closest to Rose City Hall suffered perhaps the most damage during Hurricane Harvey than the other three flood damaged bridges. Rose City City Council is trying to figure out a way to pay for repairing this and the other three bridges without using up the City’s contingency funds.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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It is a start in the right direction, a very expensive start, but the movement is positive. After nearly three years of haggling unsuccessfully with numerous federal and state agencies to try to get... + continue reading
Some county offices are curtailing operations

Photo by George Garza The Orange County Water Control & Improvement District #1 has closed their office to the public for the duration of the disaster declaration. However, their drive through window will be open for water/sewer bill payments during normal business hours.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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A few of the many Orange County offices are curtailing their operations through the end of April considering the county disaster declaration issued in response to the COVID-19 corona virus outbreaks... + continue reading
Judge declares Orange County a disaster zone

Orange County Judge Gothia

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
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On Tuesday morning, Orange County Judge John Gothia issued a county-wide disaster declaration in light of the ongoing threat of the spread of the coronavirus or COVID-19. The Disaster Declaration is... + continue reading

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03/25/2020
On Sunday afternoon, Orange County Emergency Management Coordinator Joel Ardoin announced that the first confirmed case of the COVID-19 Coronavirus has been identified in Orange County.According to Mr. Ardoin, “Today, Orange County received confirmation of its first positive case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID19) in an Orange County resident.“... + continue reading
03/25/2020
AUSTIN – A great 2019 nesting season for wild turkeys means more young toms (or jakes) will be seen by hunters this spring. Jakes are typically more forgiving than older toms and create a prime opportunity for new turkey hunters to bag their first bird.The spring season for Rio Grande turkey season got under way March 14-15 with a youth-only... + continue reading

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Vidorian moves into her new home

Mrs. Bobby Block (seated) accepts the keys to her brand new house from Tim Slagel of Harvest Call Ministries whose volunteers demolished her old home and built her new home complete with furnishings. Photo by George Garza

, Vidorian moves into her new home

Volunteers from Harvest Call Ministries of Indiana totally demolished and hauled off a Harvey flood damaged home in the 2700 block of Carabelle, off F.M. 1131 in north Vidor and built in its place this brand new two-bedroom/one bath home for Mrs. Bobby Block who moved in last Friday. Photo by George Garza

03/18/2020
A Lakeview area Vidor woman is sleeping in a brand new bed inside of her brand new home, tonight. Ms. Bobby Block accepted the keys to her brand new two bedroom home last week on Friday from representatives of Harvest Call, IConnect Outreach and Orange County Disaster Rebuild as her friends and family gathered around her to help welcome her into... + continue reading
03/16/2020
VIDOR ISD tells students to stay home following Spring Break. The Vidor ISD issued the following statement Monday evening advising students to not return to classes following Spring Break due to the coronavirus threat. "In anticipation of a Disaster Declaration of Emergency, classes will be cancelled for Vidor ISD when we return from Spring... + continue reading
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Jimmy Lane Mooney won the Orange County Republican Party Primary election nomination to have his name placed on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot as their nominee for Orange County Sheriff.

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John Gothia won the Orange County Republican Party Primary election nomination to have his name placed on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot as their nominee for Orange County Judge.

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Kirk Roccaforte won the Orange County Republican Party Primary election nomination to have his name placed on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot as their nominee for Orange County Precinct #3 County Commissioner. Photo courtesy Facebook.com

03/11/2020
The two Orange County primary elections drew about 16,503 voters to the polls in both the 2020 Orange County Democratic Party Primary Election and the 2020 Orange County Republican Party Primary Elections. As expected, incumbent President Donald J. Trump took the vast majority of Orange County Republican voters winning the local nomination with 95... + continue reading
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Sports

03/25/2020
AUSTIN – A great 2019 nesting season for wild turkeys means more young toms (or jakes) will be seen by hunters this spring. Jakes are typically more forgiving than older toms and create a prime... + continue reading
Crabbing time in Southeast Texas

Fishing and Hunting Southeast Texas By Capt. Bill Watkins

, Crabbing time in Southeast Texas
25/03/20
A really tough day for fishing out on Sabine Lake

Photo by Randall Luker Lady Pirate Maryn Chilton races a Lady Titan down the pitch to set up a Vidor score Tuesday

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Photo by Randall Luker Lady Pirate Brooklyn Healy prepares to pass to a teammate as the Lady Pirates defeated to Lady Titans 9-0 Tuesday night.

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Photo by Randall Luker Chilton maneuvers around a Lady Titan to set up a pass near the goal

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11/03/20

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Governor takes actions to slow down the deadly virus, Governor takes actions to slow down the deadly virus
03/25/2020
AUSTIN — Texas is more invested every day in promoting increased and thorough hand washing, disinfecting surfaces and social distancing to reduce cases of the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus,... + continue reading

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VHS Cosmetology seniors Place 1st at Skills USA

Kelsey Connor

, VHS Cosmetology seniors Place 1st at Skills USA

Angela Pohlit

03/04/2020
Photos Courtesy of Sally Andrews Congratulations to VHS Cosmetology seniors -Kelsey Connor & Angela Pohlit.To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://etypeservices.com/... + 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.

04/12/19
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