News

Tue
17
Nov

Pipeline to be installed in Rose City

by George Garza
 
Tue
17
Nov

Skepticism, opposition greet toll road proponents at city meeting

by Randall Luker
 
Environmentalists and Big Thicket supporters urged Vidor City Council to not lend its support to a proposed toll road that would cut through a portion of the Big Thicket and a large swath of Vidor in a bid to connect IH-10 in east Vidor with SH 105 in north Beaumont. Vidor City Council listened last Thursday as proponents and opponents of a proposed toll road voiced their opinions.
 
Tue
17
Nov

Cyclist killed in hit and run

Tue
17
Nov

Planning commission invites public comment

by George Garza
 
Thu
12
Nov

Firefighters battle blaze on Dogwood

By George Garza

Orange County Emergency Services District #1 firefighters rushed to the scene of a structure fire in the 1100 block of Dogwood on Wednesday night. 

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Thu
12
Nov

They appreciate the thanks

By George Garza

Vidor area veterans and their families received a big “Thank You” from their neighbors in the community on Wednesday. Dozens of U.S. military veterans who fought in battles ranging from as recently in Afghanistan to those who fought in World War II attended the Vidor Lions Club Veterans’ Day in the Park Celebration at sunset in the “Fields of Freedom” Veterans’ Park on Veterans’ Day. 

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Thu
12
Nov

Leadership class selects Vidor Vets group for their project

Leadership Southeast Texas has announced the fifty-three members of their Class of 2016 area leaders on the Orange County Team #1, including Orange County Precinct #2 County Commissioner Barry Burton of Mauriceville. This group has been tasked with selecting a community service project in their area and the group has chosen to support the Veterans Advocates of America in Vidor as their class project. 

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Thu
12
Nov

OCWC&ID #1 works towards water fix

By George Garza

The Orange County Water Control and Improvement District #1 Board of Directors recently discussed whether to ask the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for permission to use leftover wastewater treatment improvement bond money and leftover water well bond money to offset the costs of efforts to reduce trihalomethanes in the District water supply.  

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Tue
10
Nov

Vidor City Council to mull development plans and hear pitch for 105 Turnpike toll road

 By Randall Luker

During their regular meeting Thursday, Vidor City Council will consider offering incentives for development and also hear a plan for a proposed 10- mile toll road connecting IH- 10 near old 90 and FM 105 in north Beaumont. 

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Tue
10
Nov

You should go thank a veteran tonight

By George Garza

Some of them crawled through minefields fearing that sound of a mine being triggered near them. Others labored in the hot and sweaty bowels of naval vessels to insure that when the Captain ordered “Full speed ahead!” their oceangoing behemoth was ready to leap on the waves. And yet more worked all night to repair ailing aircraft engines so that their planes would be ready for that dawn mission.  

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