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A grandfather of a Vidor family in need carries a big bag of Operation Blue Santa Christmas toys to his car on a wet Saturday morning. The parents and guardians of more than 300 Vidor children will be able grant Christmas wishes thanks to your generosity.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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BY George Garza The police officers of the Vidor Police Department, the staff and Police Chief Rod Carroll extend a heartfelt offering of thanks to the many Vidorians that showed their... + continue reading

Vidorian photos/Randall Luker

Gavin Jarrell goes up and through a Tatum Eagle as he makes a shot Saturday during the Silver Bracket Championship game at the H-J Marathon basketball tournament in Sour Lake.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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The Vidor Pirate varsity basketball team took second place in the Silver Bracket of the Hardin-Jefferson Basketball Marathon Saturday evening.The Pirates dropped their first two games in pool play,... + continue reading
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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On Saturday, December 1st, thirteen Vidor Jr. High Band students attended the Texas Music Educators’ Association Region Ten All-Region Band auditions at Lumberton High School.Students selected for... + continue reading

Vidorian/George Garza

Jolly old Saint Nicholas himself led the 2018 Vidor Chamber of Commerce Classic Christmas Cruise as the classic cars pulled out of the Woods Event Center Parking lot for a nostalgic “Cruise” down North Main Street on Saturday evening.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Although it was a bit wet and chilly, the 18th Annual Vidor Chamber of Commerce Classic Christmas Cruise was a success. There were boxes full of Blue Santa Toys and non-perishable foods for the... + continue reading

Mayor Robert Viator, Jr.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Byh Randall Luker With current Vidor Mayor Robert Viator, Jr.’s election to the Orange County Precinct 4 Commissioner seat in May, the City of Vidor will be without a mayor as he assumes... + 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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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.

12/06/2018
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 who may be able to provide engineering services to move a portion of Old Spanish Trail in Precinct #3.The Court took this action at the following a... + 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.

12/06/2018
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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.

12/06/2018
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 (CCTA) Grant progress for the Orange County community.In July of last year the SETRPC was one of only five Texas governmental entities to receive a DHS... + continue reading
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Sports

Vidorian photos/Randall Luker

Gavin Jarrell goes up and through a Tatum Eagle as he makes a shot Saturday during the Silver Bracket Championship game at the H-J Marathon basketball tournament in Sour Lake.

12/12/2018
The Vidor Pirate varsity basketball team took second place in the Silver Bracket of the Hardin-Jefferson Basketball Marathon Saturday evening.The Pirates dropped their first two games in pool play,... + continue reading

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.

06/12/18

Fishing and Hunting Southeast Texas By Capt. Bill Watkins

29/11/18

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12/06/2018
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Dec. 1 issued the following statement on the Nov. 30 death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States:"The state of Texas mourns with the... + continue reading

Lifestyle

12/12/2018
On Saturday, December 1st, thirteen Vidor Jr. High Band students attended the Texas Music Educators’ Association Region Ten All-Region Band auditions at Lumberton High School.Students selected for... + 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