Vidor

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Two Vidor men were arrested for possession of marijuana and burglary of a habitation in Vidor on Sept. 4, the Vidor Police Department reports. One of the arrestees told officers he was just "trying to do the right thing" and "clean up the yard next to my house," but police did not buy his dubious defense, and took both suspects into custody.

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A local man was injured while assisting an officer investigating a call reporting a disturbance at a Vidor apartment complex on Aug. 15. The man jumped in to help the law enforcer, who was struggling with a suspect he believed was physically abusing a woman inside the apartment, the Vidor Police Department reports.

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The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an excessive heat warning for Southeast Texas, including Jefferson and Orange Counties. Temperatures could reach the triple digits this afternoon, Aug. 10, NWS reports, and the heat index could rise to 115 degrees.

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A Newton County motorcycle accident claimed the life of a Vidor man on July 31, reports the Texas Department of Public Safety.

According to a news release from Trooper Stephanie Davis, at approximately 8:00 p.m. that evening, 37-year-old Henry McIntyre of Vidor was traveling westbound on FM 1004 on his 1996 Honda motorcycle. As the vehicle went into a curve on FM 1004 near CR 3089 in Newton County, McIntyre reportedly lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected. 

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Join the Orange County Emergency Services District #1 Explorers, Post #351, in front of Market Basket off Main Street in Vidor on Tuesday, July 28 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. to help them raise funds for the student program. Explorers will be selling links or boudin with a bag of chips and a drink for only $5. Show up early before they run out!

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Edna Phillips and Richard Ames

Police in Vidor report that a vehicle being sought after in relation to a June 11 double homicide in the city has been recovered.

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Edna Phillips and Richard Ames

Vidor police have released the names of the two victims in a gruesome double murder that occurred at a home in a normally peaceful residential neighborhood in the Maplecrest Addition of the small town on June 11, and investigators are seeking the public’s help in searching for a missing truck registered to one of the victims.

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Roxanne Reinhardt, Facebook photo

Police in Port Neches have discovered the identity of a woman killed in an auto-pedestrian accident May 9, reports the Port Neches Police Department.

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A 29-year-old Vidor man was arrested after reportedly ramming a car with four passengers multiple times in what police are calling an incidence of "road rage."

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Members of Vidor High School “Mighty Pirate” Marching Band became stars of their own Disney show on March 14, 2015 when they entertained resort guests at the Magic Kingdom. The group traveled from Vidor, Texas to the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida to take part in the Disney Performing Arts Program.

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