Vidor City Manager Mike Kunst and Vidor Police Chief Rod Carroll invite the public to join them from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. for coffee at Whataburger on Main Street in Vidor Aug. 4. According to Kunst, the pair will be meeting at the fast food establishment "semi-regularly," so, "If you can't make this one, perhaps we will see you next time." 

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At least one person was taken to a local hospital for treatment following a morning accident in Vidor Aug. 2 involving a pickup truck and a Little Debbie delivery truck. Vidor police directed traffic around the accident at Highway 12 and Tram Road, near the Interstate 10 West on-ramp. The fire department and Acadian ambulance also responded to the scene of the accident. 

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Vidor Mayor Robert Viator

Vidor Mayor Robert Viator has revealed he is running for Pct. 4 Commissioner in Orange County in 2018 against incumbent Jody Crump, who has already announced his candidacy. 

Viator said it is "time for change," and expressed concern that the current Commissioners Court is not accurately representing the citizens of Vidor and the surrounding area. 

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On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the sun will be visible in the continental United States for the first time in almost 40 years, City of Beaumont spokesperson Rosanna Mojica said in a release.

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Dennis Williamson and Alyssa Lewis

The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office’s Warrant Division, assisted by the U.S. Marshals, arrested several individuals with outstanding warrants over the past several days, Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a release on Aug. 1.

A total of 23 people were arrested on felony warrants throughout the county. Deputies started each day, before sunrise, with a knock on someone’s door. One of the arrests resulted in additional charges being filed in addition to the felony warrant.

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