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Tue
12
Jan

Learn to eat healthy in Vidor this weekend

By George Garza

This weekend the Southeast Texas Food Bank will expand their program targeted towards those with special nutrition needs into Vidor.   

 

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Tue
12
Jan

School Board extends Superintendent’s contract

By George Garza

After more than two hours of behind closed doors’ interviews and evaluation, the Board of Trustees voted to extend the employment contract of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jay Killgo for another year on Monday night. 

 

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Thu
07
Jan

Public hearing on reinvestment zones set

by Randall Luker
 
Thu
07
Jan

Bring your guns to county offices

by George Garza
 
Thu
07
Jan

Plan for GOP Primary forum in Vidor

Thu
07
Jan

Chamber of Commerce sets banquet date

Wed
06
Jan

2015 was memorable for some

by George Garza 

As we start the New Year, it is always a time to consider and remember the year that just ended. Here are some of the stories that come to the mind when considering 2015. 2015 was the year when the Orange County Republican Party succeeded in sweeping all of the seats of the Orange County Commissioners Court. Republicans Stephen Brint Carlton and Barry Burton took office as the Orange County Judge and the Precinct #2 County Commissioner to join Republicans John Banken, David Dubose and Jody Crump who was sworn in for his second term and David Dubose on the Commissioners’ Court on the first of January.

 

Wed
06
Jan

Open carry arrives without fanfare

by George Garza 

“Today is January 4th,” said Vidor Police Chief Dave Shows on Monday. “It’s been four days now since the Open Carry law has gone into effect and I’ve not seen a single person openly carrying a handgun in Vidor, yet. Now it may happen more when the weather is warm, but so far, the warning of some that everybody would be openly carrying a gun are unfounded.”

 

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Wed
06
Jan

City eyes continued progress in 2016

by Randall Luker 

With the start of a new year, the City of Vidor is continuing to make strides with citywide improvements to infrastructure and developing new programs to promote new growth and pride in our city. In the past year, major drainage improvements include the completion of Phase One of the Schoolhouse Ditch Project which involves the replacement of undersize road crossings at several locations on the south end of Waterway.

 

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Wed
06
Jan

Woman airlifted to hospital following early morning accident

by George Garza 

A young woman was injured in an off-road ATV accident in woods of North Vidor early on Sunday morning. The details of this accident are not yet available as the Orange County Sheriff’s deputies have not interviewed all of the witnesses and written a report of this accident.

 

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