Vidor

Phillips

Vidor High School freshman Sierra Leigh-Anne “Si-Si” Phillips died Nov. 11, 2013, when she was struck and killed as she was walking across the Purple Heart Memorial Bridge in Beaumont. Now, months later, her family is still struggling to pay the youth’s funeral expenses and is hoping to create a scholarship in honor of their lost loved one.

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested one man for methamphetamine possession while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked on Four Oaks Ranch Road in Vidor on Sunday, March 23 at approximately 2 a.m., Chief Deputy Clint Hodgkinson reports.

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Chad and Sondra Reed (Facebook photo)

Two former Vidor Independent School District teachers, a husband and wife first on paid administrative leave and now facing termination amid allegations of sexual misconduct and providing alcohol to minors, are preparing for upcoming appeal hearings with the Texas Education Agency. 

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UPDATE: The concerned citizens of Vidor are offering a $5000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the two men who robbed Cindy's Bridal Shop and assaulted Johnnie Andrus and her assistant Kari Milligan.

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Two women working at a bridal shop in Vidor were assaulted Wednesday evening, March 12, at about 5:49 p.m. when two men entered the business, attacked the women and stole jewelry before one of the women was able to escape and call for help.

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Police in Vidor have arrested another suspect for methamphetamine possession after a rash of arrests in the previous week related to the dangerous narcotic.

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Orange County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible kidnapping in Orange after a passerby saw a young woman who appeared to have been assaulted and who was bound with rope near the edge of the roadway in the 7100 block of Bessie Heights in Orangefield at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 17.

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An Orange resident running for chair of the Orange County Republican Party was arrested at a polling facility Feb. 18 after he reportedly assaulted a poll worker with whom he was arguing, Vidor Police report.

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A single-car wreck in Vidor on Friday afternoon injured the vehicle's driver, who was later arrested in relation to the accident.

According to DPS Trooper Stephanie Davis, troopers responded to an accident involving a Mercury passenger car on Interstate 10 East in Vidor around mile marker 860 at approximately 4:50 p.m. on Feb. 14.

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Lance Cpl. Dustin Luse, left and inset, demonstrates how to operate the M240B.

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — Introduced to traveling frequently at a young age, Lance Cpl. Dustin Luse learned to love this unique lifestyle.

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