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Fri
30
Jan

BREAKING NEWS

 

A major traffic accident  on westbound I-10 between the North Tram Road overpass and the KCS  rail line overpass has shut down all traffic lanes of westbound I-10.  The westbound freeway service road (Morgan St.)  between E. Railroad and North Tram Road is also closed to traffic.  Westbound traffic is backed up for several miles and being diverted at F.M. 1132.  Motorist are advised to avoid westbound Interstate 10.  Because of extensive structural damage to the roadway and outside concrete retaining wall, the westbound lanes are not expected to be open before 6:00 p.m or 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening.  Motorists should avoid the area and find alternative routes.

 

Fri
30
Jan

VHJS Choir Brings Back Ones

Concert Treble Choir members who received superior ratings:

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Fri
30
Jan

Vidor man arrested for fatal hit and run crash of October 2014

by George Garza
 
A three month long forensic investigation into a fatal hit and run collision has led to the arrest of a Vidor resident, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Thirty-seven year-old George David Welch of Vidor has been arrested for failure to stop and render aid resulting in a death, a second-degree felony charge. Welch turned himself in and was arrested less than twenty- four hours after the TXDPS announced that he was the suspect in the case and that he was a fugitive from the law.

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Fri
30
Jan

ESD Commissioners asked to support 9-1-1 address change

by George Garza
 
Tue
27
Jan

Escapades provides chance to strut stuff

Senior Madison Marino, at right, was named Overall School Beauty at the annual Pirates Escapades last Friday night. Above, school beauties by grade were sophomore Macy Chilton, junior Madison Brasher, senior Madison Chilton and freshman Aspen Chandler.
 
Tue
27
Jan

Candidate filing underway in May municipal election

It is election time again in the City of Vidor. This year, voters will cast their ballots for the positions of Mayor and Councilmembers of Wards One, Four, and Six. Anyone interested in running for any of these positions can apply for a position on the ballot beginning January 28th.
 
Tue
27
Jan

School Board receives facilities’ assessment

The Vidor I.S.D. School Board of Trustees met in a special meeting last week to receive a report on an assessment of all Vidor I.S.D. facilities in terms of their quality and effectiveness as educational structures.
 
Thu
22
Jan

Author Visits Pine Forest

Author Michael Finklea visited with students at Pine Forest Elementary recently to share how he became a writer. Mr. Finklea spoke about being motivated in what you do and never giving up. He had to learn this lesson himself as he worked to get his first book published. After his presentation, Mr. Finklea autographed books for students who purchased them. He is shown here with 2nd grade brothers Reese and Rylee Moree.
 
 
Thu
22
Jan

Tech audit reveals VISD technology weaknesses

Tue
20
Jan

Property taxes are due right now, past due on February 3rd

By George Garza
 
Orange County property owners must pay their various Orange County property taxes no later than Monday, February 2, 2015. On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 your taxes become past due and are subject to penalties and interest.
 

 

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