Lifestyle

Tue
02
Jun

Amnesty

 
The Vidor Public Library has initiated an “amnesty” program on overdue library books and dvd’s. From June 1, 2015 through June 30,  015, library patrons who have overdue items(no matter how long they have had them) may 2015 VIDOR PIRATE INTERM  

 

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Thu
28
May

AIM Center students take college campus tours

Aim Center High School students prepare for their future and learn about the educational opportunitiesavailable to them as they toured Lamar University at Port Arthur and Lamar Institute of Technology. The students listened as several college instructors shared information about their campus and programs. AIM Center students’ post high school goals vary, but the AIM Center staff are dedicated professionals that work hard to help these students excel in their goals and become successful.   

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Thu
28
May

Officers Announced

Mauriceville Elementary’s Student Council has named officers for the 2015-2016 School Year. They are President - Nicole McCormick, Vice- President Kendal Lockler, Secretary- Hallie Maddox, Treasurer- Charlie Davis, Parliamentarian - Lorelei Babb and Head Senator- Brooks Pattillo. The Senators for the year are Tristen Bryant, Gracie Johnson, Evan Landry, Catie Strother and Cole Johnson. The officers are pictued as follows: front row from left, Nicole McCormick, Kendal Lockler, Hallie Maddox, Lorelei Babb and Brooks Pattillo. Second row from left, Charlie Davis, Cole Johnson, Tristan Bryant, Gracie Johnson, Evan Landry and Catie Strother.   

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Tue
26
May

VHS Band Sweepstakes

The Vidor High School wind ensemble received sweepstakes in UIL concert and sightreading contest, with all judges rating them division one. The students are pictured with their director, Don Rollins, front row left.

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Tue
26
May

Solo, ensemble contest results released

On Friday, May 1, ninety-one VJHS band students traveled to Lumberton High School to participate in the annual Region X Jr. High Solo-Ensemble Contest.The students had great results, returning with two hundred forty-one medals for Superior performances. Students in the VJHS Symphonic Band earning Superior ratings for their solo performances were Chriseline Quirante, flute solo; Randall Winn   nd Bailey McDowell,tenor saxophone solos; Brendan Bonds, baritone.

 

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Thu
21
May

Fishing the Sabine has been good

A letter came the other day from the great state of Texas and like any other letter from the state or federal government it made me nervous. Over the years I have grown to distrust such mailbecause it usually means that it is going to cost me money! Of course I threw my other mail to the side and opened that one first to go ahead and get the bad news. Sure enough it was bad news. It seems that now all of us that own trailers are going to have to have     

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Thu
21
May

L CM H.S. Officers

Carly Gauthier, Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School sponsor of the National Honor Society, has announced the officers for the 2015-2016  chool year. They are, top row, left to right, Kami Foskey, Student Council Representative; Rebecca Brown, Project Chair; Sheridan Rogers, Historian and Payton Bickham, Service Chair. On the bottom row from left to right are Joseph Tran, Treasurer; Courtney Price, Vice President; Lauren Cox, Secretary and Vinny Hale, President.  

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Thu
21
May

Bell-Woodall Engagement

Gene and Cheryl Bell announce the engagement of their daughter, Marissa Diane, to Carl Dennis Woodall, Jr. of Vidor. Carl is the son of  arl and Diane Woodall of Vidor. The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Lamar University. She is employed as an elementary school teacher at Nederland ISD. The bridegroom-elect is a 2014 graduate of Lamar University where he is employed as a Graduate Assistant in Music Education. The wedding is planned for 1:00 p.m. on June 20, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Father Paul Sumler will officiate.  

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Tue
19
May

Month of Giving

Giving back to our community, thats what your friendly hometown Bealls store is all about. We would like to thank each one of our customers that took part in our 2015 month of giving celebration. Through their kindness, donations, and for their love for animals, our Bealls’ customers helped us raise over $940 for our local Vidor animal rescue. The money will be used for food, housing, and locating loving homes for the adoption of these lost, lonely, and hungry animals who in return only ask for love. Thank you again Vidor for making our month of giving a sucess.

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Tue
19
May

Lamar University announces 2015-2016 Ambassadors

Lamar University has selected 17 students to serve as Lamar Ambassadors. They will join  29 returning ambassadors in representing the student body at official university events during  the 2015-2016 academic year. “The success of many initiatives at Lamar University is due, in large part, to our collaborations  with alumni, donors and community leaders,” said Shannon Copeland, director of alumni affairs. “The  Ambassadors Program connects accomplished students with these constituents, strengthening vital bonds and increasing opportunities for all students of our university.”

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