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Tue
07
Aug

Animal Camp

Zaylee Garza and the other students enjoyed etting to hold the gecko.

 

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Thu
02
Aug

Lunch Bunch

Lesly Johnson of Legacy Community Health was the guest speaker for Lunch Bunch on Thursday, July 26th. She spoke about Women’s Health, and her session was the last of the summer. Lunch Bunch has been sponsored by Friends of the Vidor Public Library, Vidor Rotary Club, and Vidor ISD Community Education.

 

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Thu
02
Aug

Summer reading program has grand finale

The Vidor Public Library held the Grand Finale for the Summer Reading Program 2018 “Libraries Rock!” on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. The children that read 20 or more books enjoyed a fun filled trip to Pappy’s Ponies and Parties with hot dogs and cookie cake. Children who completed the program will receive a prize bucket at the library, pickup deadline is August 13, 2018. Vidor city employee Madena Rose drew names for the winners of the four gift baskets given by the library and various donors. The grand prize basket winner was Dayana Mijes, 2nd prize basket winner was Rodney Bourg, 3rd prize basket winner was Victoria Alconga, and the preschool basket winner was Lilyana Broussard.

 

Tue
31
Jul

Missions Project

Children at Trinity Baptist Church’s recent sports themed VBS gathered school supplies by the WATER COOLERS FULL as a missions project to donate to the Vidor Fill The Bus Project!

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Tue
31
Jul

Drum Majors

Kailie Cardona (left) and Kinleigh Balla (right), drum majors for the Vidor High School Mighty Pirate Marching Band, attended the Stephen F. Austin University Military Drum Major Camp from June 24th through June 27th. Ninety-Six drum majors were in attendance.

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Thu
26
Jul

LRemember safety first when operating a UTV, OPEI offers tips for staying safe

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Utility vehicles, or UTVs, are modern day workhorses that haul heavy loads, transport materials and make jobs easier. As they grow in popularity in rural, suburban and urban areas, it’s important for operators and passengers to keep safety in mind.

 

“While UTVs are a lot of fun to drive, they should be treated like work vehicles, not toys,” reminds Kris Kiser, President and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), an international trade association representing more than 100 power equipment, engine, and utility vehicle manufacturers and suppliers. O PEI offers the following safety tips: •Read your owner’s manual. Follow all guidelines and familiarize yourself with the controls. Misplaced manuals can be found online and saved on your computer for future reference

 

Thu
26
Jul

Local teachers learn about environmental issues, solutions through summer program

Hands-on learning and first-hand experiences were on tap for early childhood through 12th grade teachers and undergraduate students as they learned about local environmental issues through Lamar University’s Department of Earth and Space Sciences annual

 

Teaching Environmental Science summer institute July 9-20. The 10-day field institute is offered in conjunction with the Region 5 Science Collaborative, local industries, state and federal agencies, and environmental non-governmental organizations. The “Teaching Environmental Science in the Three Rivers’ (Sabine, Neches and Trinity rivers) Watersheds and Wetlands” course, which has been held annually since 1996, promotes strategies for protecting natural resources in Southeast Texas. Since its inception, more than 200,000 Texas students have taken courses from teachers who have experienced the institute.

 

 

Wed
25
Jul

Arbor Day Foundation honors company with national recognition

THE WOODLANDS – It’s more than luck that recently earned Entergy Texas recognition as a Tree Line USA utility for the 13th year in a row. The award by the Arbor Day Foundation celebrates the company’s year-round, proactive vegetation management practices that prioritize proper tree pruning, planting and care.


Entergy’s work to keep its infrastructure free from branches and foliage helps minimize service outages from falling trees and limbs, especially during severe weather.

 

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Wed
25
Jul

Book Signing

Join us on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear from the photographer behind the exhibition and the cowboys behind the Cowboys of Color Rodeo. This event, Stories from Cowboys of Color, will include special guests Don Russell, Photographer; Cleo Hearn, Founder of the Cowboys of Color Rodeo and Champion Calf Roper; Myrtis Dightman, Champion Bull Rider; Bailey’s Prairie Kid, Championship Titles in Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Bull Riding, and Jason Griffin,Champion Bareback Bronc Rider. They will share their experiences with this unique rodeo. Reception to follow. Free admission.

 

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Wed
25
Jul

LU Cardinal Adventures Travel Program announces 2019 trips

The Lamar University Cardinal Adventures Travel Program is excited to announce its 2019 collection of travel destinations, plus one option already scheduled for 2020. Cardinal Adventures offers a lineup of destinations every year that are designed to be diverse, educational and fun! These trips are offered through the Office of Alumni Affairs and are an excellent way to see the world and experience the joy of travel. Participation is open to all travel enthusiasts including alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Lamar University.

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