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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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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Juan Zabala

Lamar University has named Juan Zabala executive director of the Lamar University Foundation, officials announced.

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Sheriff Woods (left) and Deputy Gilder

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Larry Gilder was given the 2013 East Texas Peace Officer Association’s (ETPOA) “Outstanding Peace Officer of the Year Award” at the 62nd Annual ETPOA Training Convention Awards Banquet on Tuesday, June 25, at the John D.

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UPDATE: 

An attorney representing BISD's Patricia Lambert has denied reports that Lambert was fired. The Examiner is still investigating the case and will post updates as they become available.  

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