Vidor

Kadie Odom

A Vidor woman clinging to life in a local hospital succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed that 27-year-old Vidor resident Kadie Odom died May 24 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash that occurred on May 22.

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The ribbon-cutting for Austin’s Chop Shop Off-Road was held on Saturday, May 21, at the business’s new location in Vidor. Owners Austin Jackson, James Rogers, and Hans Franklin welcomed a large crowd to the ceremony celebrating the grand opening of their new facility. According to Jackson, the Chop Shop is the place to go for all your off-roading needs.

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A motorcycle accident in Orange County sent two people to the hospital with life-threatening injuries May 22, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis reported in a news release. 

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An unsolved murder case in Vidor is one step closer to resolution after the stepson of one of the victims was arrested April 29 and is behind bars in Orange County on related charges while police wait for further DNA testing.

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A man trying to cross the highway was struck and killed in an auto-pedestrian accident April 28, reports the Orange Police Department (OPD). 

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The Vidor community and school district administrators were shocked when high school business teacher Lauren Leigh Courmier was arrested with more than 9 ounces of methamphetamine in November 2015,

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Jason Leutloff and the gray Chevrolet Tahoe he was believed to be driving

After the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) asked for the public’s help locating a suspect in a hit-and-run that injured a 2-year-old child Friday, April 15, in Orange County, Jason Michael Leutloff was arrested near the Econo Lodge on 11th Street by Bea

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New rodeo stars will be born during the wild and crazy “Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show” at Vidor High School on Monday, April 18, starting at 7 p.m. It’s basketball played on real, live donkeys, and it’s wilder than a rodeo and funnier than a circus! All local players will be riding, so come out and see someone you know try to ride a donkey and play basketball at the same time. It’s a thrill a minute, a spill a minute.

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A Vidor resident was killed after being struck by a semi as he was attempting to cross westbound lanes of traffic at about 10 p.m. on April 3, Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Stephanie Davis stated in a news release. 

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A convicted felon with two outstanding warrants failed to elude pursuing officers when fleeing from a traffic stop in Orange County March 28.

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