The News

From left to right: Lawrence Zeno and Clyde Porter

Two suspects tried to pass forged checks, but were quickly caught by bank employees and police after a short chase. 

According to a BPD press release, officers responded to the Community Bank in the 6300 block of Phelan to find bank clerks who said two men had attempted to cash fraudulent checks. 


A man was hospitalized in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday night. 

According to a BPD press release, officers responded to 1290 Pipkin Street to find a 28-year-old Hispanic man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. 

After interviewing witnesses on the scene, officers learned the victim was in an altercation with a friend in which the victim had "struck the man in the mouth with his fist," the press release said. 


Vidor police are currently investigating the death of a man discovered dead in a roadway at approximately 11:09 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, off South Street, the Interstate 10 service road, between F.M. 1135 and Cow Bayou. Richard Bryan Sanford, 48, of Vidor, was pronounced dead at the scene by Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Judge Rodney Price. According to police, Sanford was “struck and killed” while walking.

The Little Cypress Mauriceville Honey Bear Drill Team

The Little Cypress Mauriceville Honey Bear Drill Team will hold their eighth annual Bulls and Barrels Rodeo on Saturday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. at the Cowboy Church of Orange County Arena, located at 673 FM 1078, Orange.

The show is open to those wishing to participate in bull riding or barrel racing. Other events will include mutton busting (sheep riding) for younger cowboys and cowgirls. Rodeo contestants wishing to enter should call Brittney Wacasey at (817) 253-3042


A Domino’s Pizza delivery driver was robbed at knifepoint near midnight Sunday, Oct. 6, after the store received a call requesting delivery to the 2200 block of Cross Lane in Orange.