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Thu
04
Feb

Woodland Street engineer hired

By Randall Luker
 
Thu
04
Feb

County embarks on $6 million upgrade at no cost to taxpayers

By George Garza
 
Tue
02
Feb

City Council Ward 2 candidate ineligible

This year is shaping up to be anything but ordinary in the Vidor municipal election. One incumbent councilman resigned during the candidate filing period due to a move and another candidate seeking a different seat has been found to be ineligible. 

 

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Tue
02
Feb

Vidor municipal election filing heats up

A full slate of candidates has already filed for three open city council seats in Vidor with nearly three weeks remaining in the filing period. 

 

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Tue
02
Feb

Mauriceville jailer sees outpouring of support

By George Garza

The family of Jerrod Seago has been keeping constant vigil in a waiting room of Christus St. Elizabeth hospital ever since he was involved in a near fatal traffic accident on Tuesday, January 19th. Jerrod Seago, an Orange County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Officer, suffered very serious injuries in the collision and has since undergone several major surgeries.  

 

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Tue
02
Feb

Neighbors’ complaints lead to arrest

By George Garza

Law enforcement officers conducted a raid on a residence just east of Vidor and arrested Scott E. McCrandall for possession of a controlled substance last week on Friday. According to Captain Janois Strause of the Orange County Sheriff Office, the drug bust at McCrandall’s rented home netted more than 80 grams of methamphetamine.

 

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Thu
28
Jan

Registering to vote will give you a say this year

Orange County Republicans are certain that they can make a difference in Presidential politics this year. “Texas has an early primary date this year and the state holds one of the largest blocks of Republicans voting in the Presidential Primary this year,” said Sheila Faske, Orange County Republican Party Chairperson.

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Thu
28
Jan

Councilman Jason Woodard resigns

By Randall Luker

Vidor City Council Ward Three representative Jason Woodard has tendered his resignation effective next month. City officials said they had received Woodard’s resignation letter this week. Ward Three is one of three Vidor City Council positions that will be determined by voters in May.

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Thu
28
Jan

Wreck closes Dollar General on State Hwy 12

By Randall Luker

A motor vehicle accident that took out a utility pole cut power to Dollar General Store #12697 at 1752 State Highway 12 Wednesday evening forcing an early closure. After Entergy crews restored power to the neighborhood and the store remained dark, further investigation revealed a section of copper wire connecting the store’s electrical power connection to Entergy’s power lines appeared to be missing, leaving a gap and, of course, no power to the store.

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Thu
28
Jan

East Coast blizzard brings Babin to town

Roxanne Babin looked warm, friendly and elegant when she walked into the Woods Event Center in Vidor by herself on Tuesday night. Mrs. Babin, the wife the 36th Congressional District U.S. Representative Dr. Brian Babin, arrived alone at the Orange County Republican Party “Coffee with the Candidates” event but was instantly recognized and welcomed like a family member.

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