Vets honored and thanked at VJHS

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Some three dozen United States Military Veterans and their spouses were recognized, honored and thanked for their service to our nation during the 2019 Vidor Junior High School Veterans’ Day program on Monday. Veterans from four of five branches of the military were on hand to be recognized.

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It’s a time honored tradition at Vidor Junior High School and the National Junior Honor Society of the VJHS was not going to let the school down. On Monday, some forty-five men and women veterans of... + continue reading
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Norman Dale Blackman: December 20, 1952 - October 31, 2019

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Family, friends, associates and a whole community are grieving the loss of Norman Dale Blackman. The consummate civil engineer lost his battle with cancer on October 31, 2019. Blackman was a man who... + continue reading
County voters support flood project fund proposition
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Orange County voters turned out in reasonable strength to support the passage of nine of ten proposed Texas Constitutional Amendment Election on Tuesday. Surprisingly, more Orange County Voters went... + continue reading
Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Brad Nunez carries the ball into the end zone for a Pirate score. Nunez scored two touchdowns Friday.

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The Vidor Pirates traveled to Dayton to take on the Broncos Friday and emerged a 50-28 victor to wrap up the 2019 season one win out of the playoffs, finishing district in fifth place.To read more... + continue reading
Homecoming Parade wows the crowd

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VHS Senior Bailee Rowe was crowned the 2019 Homecoming Queen during halftime festivities Friday at Pirate Stadium.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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It was a perfect day for a parade with perfect temperature, a perfect breeze and a wonderful audience with whom to share the spectacle. Some parade watchers made their ways to their perfect parade... + continue reading

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Fishing and Hunting Southeast TexasIt was a beautiful fall day in early November. My dad and I were busy catching flounder at Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula. The morning had been quite foggy but by nine am the fog had begun to burn off leaving a sunny sky overhead with just a few grey clouds.To read more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading

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Homecoming Parade wows the crowd

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VHS Senior Bailee Rowe was crowned the 2019 Homecoming Queen during halftime festivities Friday at Pirate Stadium.

, Homecoming Parade wows the crowd

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Nyah Maines and Dane Welborn.

, Homecoming Parade wows the crowd

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The varsity Pirates take the field in their final home game of 2019.

, Homecoming Parade wows the crowd

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While the Vidor Highschool Mighty Pirate Marching Band did not lead Vidor High School Homecoming Parade this year, it did provide thrilling performances of popular music as it marched down Main Street last week on Friday.

11/06/2019
It was a perfect day for a parade with perfect temperature, a perfect breeze and a wonderful audience with whom to share the spectacle. Some parade watchers made their ways to their perfect parade watching spot around noon while others had arrived early in the day or the day before to stake their claims to lawns or parking spaces on Main Street.... + continue reading
Vidor man arrested in fatal wreck

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Twenty-nine year-old Jesse Allen Griffin of Vidor was charged with two-counts of intoxication manslaughter following a collision with two vehicles stopped in early morning traffic on westbound I-10 in Orange on Wednesday morning.

11/06/2019
Two men from Mississippi were killed early Wednesday morning in Orange when their pickup truck was sandwiched between a truck that rear-ended them driven by a Vidor man and other vehicles stopped in on the roadway in front of the Mississippi men due to an earlier traffic collision.According to Sergeant Stephanie Davis of the Beaumont District... + continue reading
Lady Pirate Volleyball

Staff Photo/Randall Luker Brooklyn Bushelle celebrates a Lady Pirate point during last Tuesday’s match with PNG.

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Lady Pirate Rylee Sherman reaches for a block against PNG Tuesday. The Lady Pirates were defeated 3-1.

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Staff Photo/Randall Luker Lady Pirate Brooklyn Healy jumps high for a block against the Rockanoos Tuesday in Pirate Gym.

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Nor ‘Westers deserve our respect on land or sea
11/13/2019
Fishing and Hunting Southeast TexasIt was a beautiful fall day in early November. My dad and I were busy catching flounder at Rollover Pass on the Bolivar Peninsula. The morning had been quite foggy... + continue reading
Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Brad Nunez carries the ball into the end zone for a Pirate score. Nunez scored two touchdowns Friday.

, Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Gage Galloway, #25, and Tristan McGowan, #30, pressured the Bronco QB all night. Galloway also recovered a Bronco fumble.

, Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Jordan Smith recovered this Bronco fumble as well as being credited with 10 tackles and a quarterback sack.

, Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Pirate RB Cree Simmons runs right for the open field. Simmons scored on a 64-yard TD run Friday.

, Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Pirate back Brad Nunez breaks through the line on his way to his second touchdown of the evening.

, Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Josh Wright intercepted a Bronco pass and ran it back 40 yards for a Pirate touchdown.

, Pirates’ 2019 season ends with 50-28 victory over Broncos

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Caiden Veazey lifts Zach Seigrest in the end zone following a Pirate touchdown.

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Lady Pirate Volleyball

Staff Photo/Randall Luker Brooklyn Bushelle celebrates a Lady Pirate point during last Tuesday’s match with PNG.

, Lady Pirate Volleyball

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Lady Pirate Rylee Sherman reaches for a block against PNG Tuesday. The Lady Pirates were defeated 3-1.

, Lady Pirate Volleyball

Staff Photo/Randall Luker Lady Pirate Brooklyn Healy jumps high for a block against the Rockanoos Tuesday in Pirate Gym.

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Freshman Pirate Football

Staff Photo/Randall Luker Freshman Pirate QB Ricky Gall hands off to RB Payton Ragan in the Red Zone Thursday night. Ragan carried the ball in for the Pirates’ final TD of the evening.

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Staff Photo/Randall Luker Freshman Pirate Austin Hilyar, #55, stops a Gander ball carrier in the backfield in Thursday night action at Pirate Stadium. The Pirates defeated the Ganders 28-14.

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11/13/2019
5 years agoNovember 12, 2014: Vidor veterans were honored on campuses throughout the Vidor ISD this week with programs recognizing their sacrifices for our country.Orange County voters turned out in... + continue reading
Voters approve 9 of 10 proposed constitutional amendments

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U.S. Military veteran Gerald Block who served proudly in the United States Navy raise his right hand in a formal salute as the National Anthem was played by the Vidor Junior High School Band during the Junior High’s annual Veterans’ Day Program presented by the Junior National Honor Society.

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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.

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Vidor Public Library: Story Time

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, Vidor Public Library: Story Time

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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.

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