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Kevin Clement of the University of Houston presents a summary of terroristic threat tactics and lessons learned from previous terror attacks to the public gathered for a briefing on how our first responders are updating their terroristic threat response capability.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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On Tuesday of this week the Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission held a community briefing on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attack Preparedness (... + continue reading

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The 18th Annual Classic Christmas Cruise will be held this Saturday at the Woods Plaza Event Center from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. There will be vendors and entertainment along with the annual Christmas tree lighting. Santa Claus is planning on being there, so be sure to join him at this fun family event.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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The County is considering paving Old Spanish Trail south of the UP tracks, but wants to move the road further from the lake’s shore line for a short distance.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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No one is willing to reveal what prompted the decision, but the Orange County Commissioners Court authorized Orange County Engineer Clark Slacum to begin looking for professional services providers... + continue reading

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Lady Pirate Chriseline Quirante prepares to take a free throw in overtime versus the Beaumont West Brook Lady Bruins at the Orangefield Tournament Thursday.

Thursday, December 6, 2018
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Both the varsity Lady Pirates and Pirates opened tournament play Thursday with losses.The Lady Pirates are playing in the Orangefield Tournament and were defeated by Beaumont West Brook 59-53 in... + continue reading

This house is not on fire! Water district smoke testing of new sewer lines is leaking out of the private property sewer connection under the lawn of this home. This leak needs to be fixed because raw sewage is leaking very near the adjacent room of this home.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
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Do you have a patch of grass that is always greener than the rest of your lawn in a street side yard of your home? Is there a section of your lawn that never dries up, its always wet and spongy? Is... + continue reading

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11/29/2018
When the deer season opened on the first Saturday in November, I thought that it would be a simple matter to take a deer. A buck maybe or a doe for sure. It really didn’t make me any difference because I had waited patiently for the whole month of October to pass so that I could have fresh venison. We had finished the last two vacuum packages of... + continue reading

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This house is not on fire! Water district smoke testing of new sewer lines is leaking out of the private property sewer connection under the lawn of this home. This leak needs to be fixed because raw sewage is leaking very near the adjacent room of this home.

12/05/2018
Do you have a patch of grass that is always greener than the rest of your lawn in a street side yard of your home? Is there a section of your lawn that never dries up, its always wet and spongy? Is your toilet or bathtub constantly getting backed up whenever we have heavy rainfall? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, you might have a... + continue reading
12/05/2018
The city of Vidor is known for country music, barbque festival, football and its’ heart. You can now add the Home of the USA Annual National Checkers Tournament to its’ resume. Vidorian Watson Franks has been working behind the scenes for sometime now in securing Vidor as the home for this prestigious tournament. The date will be July 20-21, 2018... + continue reading

The 18th Annual Vidor Chamber of Commerce Classic Christmas Cruise will happen next week on Saturday, December 8th. The location for the Cruise has changed to the Woods Plaza Event Center parking lot in the 100 block of North Main St.

11/29/2018
The Vidor Chamber of Commerce is promising that this year’s Main Street Market and Classic Christmas Cruise will be bigger and better than ever before.Charlotte Ragan, a member of the Vidor Chamber’s Board of Directors says there will be more activities, more prizes and more vendors, as well as the Cruise’s traditional fare of classic cars,... + continue reading
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Sports

Vidorian/Randall Luker

Lady Pirate Chriseline Quirante prepares to take a free throw in overtime versus the Beaumont West Brook Lady Bruins at the Orangefield Tournament Thursday.

12/06/2018
Both the varsity Lady Pirates and Pirates opened tournament play Thursday with losses.The Lady Pirates are playing in the Orangefield Tournament and were defeated by Beaumont West Brook 59-53 in... + continue reading

Fishing and Hunting Southeast Texas By Capt. Bill Watkins

29/11/18

Cesar Ponce lays up two points for the Pirates in Tuesday night’s home win over the Buna Cougars. Ponce led the Pirates in scoring with 22 points.

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Vidorian/Randall Luker

Devin Barnhart shoots over a Buna Cougar from three-point territory in Tuesday night’s 67-57 win at Pirate Gym.

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Gavin Jarrell concentrates on making the shot Tuesday in the Pirates’ non-district win over the Buna Cougars.

29/11/18

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Texas History

By Bartee Haile

12/06/2018
A troop ship carrying more than 500 fighting men from Texas was a week out of Hawaii on the way to Australia on Dec. 14, 1941.National Guardsmen from Wichita Falls, Abilene, Lubbock and other towns... + continue reading

Lifestyle

12/05/2018
The city of Vidor is known for country music, barbque festival, football and its’ heart. You can now add the Home of the USA Annual National Checkers Tournament to its’ resume. Vidorian Watson Franks... + continue reading
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VISD photos/Sally Andrews

The VHS band recently won two first division trophies at marching contests.

28/11/18
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VISD photos/Sally Andrews

Congratulations to the Vidor High School Career and Technology Education Students of the Month Hailee Broyles and Joseph Harris. Both students are leaders in their Career Tech class. Hailee is outstanding in her Teacher Prep program and Joseph in his Culinary program. Pictured at left are FCS Teacher Leslie Sparks, senior Hailee Broyles, and CTE Director Penny Singleton. CTE Director Penny Singleton, senior Joseph Harris and Tiffany Mathews, Culinary Teacher, are pictured at right.

28/11/18

VISD photo/Sally Andrews

A Disney Day picture from VE: A. Coppage’s class: Gabryle Cooper, Makenli Colley, Blakly O’Dell, Aubrei Kondos, Allison Baker, and Cora Gravis.

22/11/18