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Tue
01
Dec

Blue Santa Toy cache is low, almost empty

By George Garza

Operation Blue Santa volunteers at the Vidor Police Department are sweating bullets today as they look at their stock of donated toys and Christmas gifts for Vidor’s children in need. 

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Wed
25
Nov

Grant may provide body cameras for police department

By Randall Luker
 
A federal grant may provide additional body cameras for up to 18 Vidor police officers. It is a growing trend across America for officers dealing with the public to wear body cameras that record their interactions with the public.
 
Wed
25
Nov

End the Streak

By George Garza
 
It sounds like an insurmountable peak to be climbed, a dream that can never be attained. And yet, the idea of an entire day passing, from midnight to midnight, with not one single person dying on any Texas roadway is certainly worth examining and working towards.
 
Wed
25
Nov

Nearly 200 families celebrated Thanksgiving with the help of generous Vidor area residents

By George Garza
 
Tue
24
Nov

Council eyes redevelopment zones in city

By Randall Luker
 
Let’s build something together. That’s the message Vidor City Council is trying to send with its new programs aimed at encouraging residential growth. Over the past few months council members have discussed methods to encourage new residential construction and has begun implementation of those ideas.
 
Tue
24
Nov

Volunteers practice what they preach

By George Garza
 
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and we are making plans for feasting, family and football, there are many generous people who are also planning to make a difference in the lives of other people. A number of Vidor area churches and organizations are preparing to help those in need in our community by providing food, clothing and special Thanksgiving meal baskets.
 
Tue
24
Nov

Black Friday is a time to remember others

By George Garza
 
Thanksgiving 2015 has finally arrived and most of us are rushing to prepare for visits with family and friends. The time of feasting, football, family and togetherness will be here tomorrow and most of us will be celebrating and giving thanks. But then comes Black Friday, a day of massive sales, unbridled purchasing and, some say, retail madness.
 
Tue
24
Nov

Drive responsibly this holiday weekend

By George Garza
 
Many of us will be traveling this week of Thanksgiving. Some will be flying to distant locations but most of us travelers will be getting in our cars and making the drive to grandma’s house or some other Thanksgiving celebration location.

 

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Thu
19
Nov

No one is hurt in patrol car crash

by George Garza
 
Thu
19
Nov

Vidor grad Poteet makes big splash at Texas A&M

by Sally Andrews
 

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