The News

Vidor police are currently investigating an attempted shoplifting incident that happened Friday, July 12, at the Vidor Market Basket on Main Street at approximately 4:45 p.m.

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4330 Dallas Street

Police say a series of break-ins Monday left one man in the hospital and at least two suspects on the run. 

On Monday, July 15, at about 8 p.m., police responded to the 1300 block of Threadneedle to find a man they later identified as 17-year-old Leonard Guillory climbing inside the house. 

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The City of Pinehurst welcomed a new officer to the ranks recently. New Pinehurst Police Officer Jocelyn Trussell, 30, of Orange was sworn in by Chief Fred Hanauer III on Friday, July 12.

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Fiery Trucker

Drivers crossing the Neches River Bridge Tuesday morning, July 16, were in caught in a brief haze of smoke and fire after an 18-wheeler’s braking system malfunctioned. 

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William Harn

William Harn, professor and chairperson of Lamar University’s speech and hearing sciences department, was recently named as dean of the College of Graduate Studies.

“I am extremely excited,” Harn said. “It is a dream come true. I look forward to the challenges that come with the job.”

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