Lifestyle

Tue
01
Sep

Vidor ISD to host Arts Afternoon September 18

By Sally Andrews

Football season will soon be in full swing, but there are other ways to be a Pirate, and celebrating the musical and artistic endeavors of our Vidor High students is one of those. On Friday, September 18, when there is no Pirate football game, Vidor ISD will feature the best of their young musicians and artists in Arts Afternoon, an event that has been held for the past several years.

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Thu
27
Aug

Summer Prospect Show Results

Congratulations to all of the Vidor FFA students that showed in  the Vidor FFA Booster Club Summer Prospect Show. Grand Champion Steer- Jenna Hoffman, TylerRoot-Steer Showmanship, Bailey Borque-  Heifer Showmanship, Caleb Smith -2nd Steer, Emileigh Singleton- Grand Champion Heifer, Bryce Arrant 2nd Heifer, Amanda Sabins- 3rd Steer, Lynn Cole- 2nd Steer.   

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Tue
25
Aug

Royalty chosen at Oakwood Manor Healthcare Center

“An Evening in Paris” was the theme for the annual queen and king pageant held Thursday, August 20 at Oakwood. There was fifteen lovely ladies and four gentlemen, all dressed  in formal attire, competed for the title of Ms. Oakwood Manor and Mr. Oakwood Manor, along with  the honor of representing  the home in the upcomingVidor Homecoming Parade  as well other local events throughout the year.

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Tue
25
Aug

Annual Backpack Giveaway

Grace Community Church in Vidor held their annual backpack give away this last Saturday and gave away over 125 backpacks filled with school supplies. The kids of the community had a blast picking out their own backpack, getting their face painted, making bracelets and more! Grace Community would like to thank everyone who helped sponsor this event.

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Tue
18
Aug

Simmons graduates Army basic

Army Pvt. Shawn M. Simmons has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.

Tue
18
Aug

SOST kicks off season with “Latin Treasures” Sept. 19

BEAUMONT — The Symphony of Southeast Texas’ (SOST) amazing trip around the world takes off at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Julie Rogers Theatre with a trip to Latin America to uncover “Latin Treasures.” Guest artist, trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval brings his jazz enthusiasm and classical precision to get the rhythms going for this amazing journey. “We are kicking off the season with a festive evening of music from our Latin American neighbors,” said SOST Music Director Chelsea Tipton. “I have always been a fan of the great Cuban trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval, first in the jazz realm and later discovered his extensive work playing classical concerti.”

Tue
11
Aug

TOPS Rededication

TOPS had a rededication ceremony so everyone could rededicate themselves to the TOPS way of life. Pictured, back row, are Cindy, Shirly Mc, Janis, Shirley Q, Anita, June, Beth, Joann, Maryellen, and Lois. Pictured, front row, are Cherie, Russ, Opal and Kenneth. Stephanie is not pictured. TOPS is a non profit organization that is open to all. Meetings are held Monday nights at 7:00 and weigh ins are from 5:30 to 6:45 at the United Methodist Church. For more information, contact Stephanie at 550-8598
 
Thu
06
Aug

TOPS Division Winners

Congratulations to Cindy Dudley for winning 1 st place division winner and Mary Ellen Louv vire for winning second place they b oth lost  the most weight in their division. TOPS is a nonprofit organization that is open to men and women. Meetings are held at First United Methodist Church on Monday nights at 7 p.m . Weigh ins begin at 5:30 p.m . For more information contact Stephanie at 550-8598. 

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Tue
04
Aug

TOPS Officer Installation

TOPS held their officer installation Monday night, Aug. 3rd. Lois Lacaze installed the new officers who are: Weight Recorders Shirley McLain and Glenda Argue, Treasurer Janis Linderman, Secretary Shirley Quick, Coleader Stephanie Nichols and Leader is Cindy Dudley.

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Tue
04
Aug

Amazing Animals Camp

Children enjoyed the last Vidor ISD Community Education camp of the summer, Amazing Animals. They were visited by Texas Parks and Wildlife, ShangriLa with Maxine the Owl, and recent Vidor grad Lori Bailleaux, world champion barrel racer, and her horse Pebbles.

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