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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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The Little Cypress Junior High School cheerleaders and mascots attended the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) camp, July 18 through July 21, at Moody Gardens in Galveston, LCM CISD spokesperson Sherry Combs said in a release.

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July 29 at 8:48 p.m., deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 200 block of Jerry Drive in Nederland in reference to a reported aggravated robbery in which two Hispanic males stole the victim’s pickup truck at gunpoint, Deputy Marcus McLellan said in a release.

Deputies spotted a truck matching the description traveling on Spurlock Road. Deputies confirmed this was the stolen truck and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver of the truck refused to stop and led deputies on a short pursuit on Highway 69 before exiting FM 365.

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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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