Vidor Animal Control Adoption Event


OCEDC 2018 Industrial Exchange


Cuffs And Hoses Blood Drive


Local law enforcement and firefighters are hosting the Cuffs & Hoses Blood Drive Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Vidor Police Department located at 695 East Railroad, Vidor, TX.

  Members of the organizations are giving blood and inviting the public to join them in making a difference in someone else's life through blood donation. Participating blood donors will receive a limited edition Cuffs & Hoses t-shirt, while supplies last.

FFA Booster Club Summer Spectacular 2018

Independence Day 2018

City offices will be closed this Wednesday, July 4. If you need to make a court or sanitation payment, please use the drop box found at the rear of the building. Sanitation services will run their regular routes. Have a safe and happy Independence Day!!  

Hurricane Season 2018


 It's Hurricane Season and while there are currently no hurricanes in the gulf, it's never too early to start preparing. If you will need evacuation assistance please register now by calling 2-1-1 or visiting

VISD Open Enrollment for 2018-2019


VISD would like to welcome you and thank you for you interest in our district. To get things
started we will need several documents from your child's previous district. Please review the
check list attached and submit all forms. If your child was enrolled in Vidor in the previous year,
we will need current grades, attendance, discipline, STAARand Special Program needs. All
completed packets must be returned to the Superintendent's office as soon as possible.

Please download, fill out and return the forms below to the VISD Superintendent's offics as soon as possible.

  VISD Open Enrollment 2018.pdf

Onsite Case Management w/ Orange Co. Disaster Rebuild


CASE MANAGERS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SITE: Register with a trained disaster case manager JULY 10TH at the Vidor City Hall located at 1395 N Main St.

If your household was impacted by Harvey, come get registered in person! We will work with the case management team to help impacted households find resources for unmet needs. 

Golden Triangle Seminoles Tryouts 2018

No League Fees! July 28 @ 1pm VFW Practice Field 2110 Main Street Vidor Texas. Contact Wilford Scypion Jr - 409-221-8549

Red Cross Shelter Available

A Red Cross Shelter is set up at The Orange County Convention and Expo Center at 11475 FM 1442, Orange Texas 77630 for all those citizens that have been displaced during the flooding today.

Back To School Orange County 2018


OCSO 23rd Annual Cops N Kids Picnic

23_annual_cops_kids_header2 OCSO 23rd Annual Cops N Kids Picnic

Come on out to Claiborne Park June 15, 2018 for the Orange County Sheriff's Office 23rd Annual Cops N Kids Picnic with Sheriff Keith Merritt. The Orange County Sheriff's Office invites ALL children to join us for free food, free rides, free games and the opportunity to meet and hang out with members of all area Emergency Services. There will be plenty of refreshments such as hot dogs, chips, drinks, and watermelons. 

 Event: Orange County Sheriff's Office 23rd Annual Cops N Kids Picnic 2018 with Sheriff Keith Merritt​
 June 15, 2018
 10am -2pm
 Free food, drinks, games, rides
For Information:
 Deputy John Badeau

Nehemiah's Vision Continues Helping Community Along Road To Recovery

Nehemias_Vision Nehemiah's Vision
More than 9 months after the tragic event (Harvey) that has forever changed all of our lives. Nehemiah's Vision continues to look for ways to help our community along the road to recovery. This group from Alabama was volunteering in the Maplecrest area off of Woodlawn. Their efforts to assist our citizens in the road to recovery by cleaning and hauling off debris should not go unnoticed. We would like to extend our sincerest appreciation and encourage all citizens to thank these individuals for their helping hand.

Golden Triangle Seminoles To Host Conference Championship

TJFA Championship 2018

Christmas came early for the Golden Triangle Seminoles, as they received both of their wishes. The Seminoles wanted a rematch to avenge their second loss of the regular season against the Texas Red Raiders, and they got it. Their second wish was to host the Conference Championship Game, they got that, too.     

If the Seminoles win and they're on their way to Houston to play in the TUFA Superbowl. 

Kickoff is set for 5pm this Saturday the 9th at Vidor Pirate Stadium. 

Admission Prices: 

  • Adults: $8.00
  • Seniors And Military: $4.00
  • Students: $3.00
  • Children Under 6: Free
  • Vidor ISD Staff: Free

Free Summer Meals For Kids 0-18


Vidor To Host A National Checkers Tournament June 1-2

checkers_2018 Vidor, Texas will be hosting The Second Annual District 8 and Texas State Championship Checkers Tournament June 1-2 2018 at The Holiday Inn Express


Vidor, Texas is hosting a National Checkers Tournament!

The Second Annual District 8 and Texas State Championship Checkers Tournament will be held in Vidor on June 1-2, 2018 at The Holiday Inn Express. The Vidor Tournament is recognized as one of the National Tournaments in America.

  • Total Prizes - $2500
  • First Prize - $750
  • Adult Tournament Registration - $40
  • Novice Division Registration - FREE
  • Children and Youth Division Registration - FREE
  •  All ages are welcome, children encouraged!
  • Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on Friday June 1st
  • Friday Afternoon Lunch for Contestants
  • Info -

 The tournament will be a 3-move ballot opening tournament for the ACF Sanctioned Tournament. The winner will be the District 8 Champion, which is a five state area of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Kansas. The Texas resident that wins will be recognized as the Texas State Checkers Champion.

The Amateur Championship will be a Go-As-You-Please.

Contact Watson Franks at or call at 409-201-2543 to register in advance. Director Watson Franks is a resident of Vidor and also a competitor at National Checkers Tournament.

Good luck to all of the contestants!! 



Hurricane Harvey Round 1 Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds
Related to Infrastructure and Buy-Outs/Acquisition

Notice is hereby given that the South East Texas Regional Planning Commission (SETRPC) is seeking input in order to determine community needs as it prepares to develop a Method of Distribution for $5,024,215,000 in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Funds. The first meeting to obtain comments will be held as follows:

First Public Hearing - Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Lamar University in the Galloway Business Building, Landes Auditorium, 4400 S. MLK Parkway, Beaumont, Texas, 77705.
The purpose will be to obtain community input regarding infrastructure and buy-out/acquisition needs in the Southeast Texas region to help develop a Method of Distribution (MOD) of funds.

Subsequent meetings related to the MOD will follow and be announced as time and date are determined.

The SETRPC will provide for reasonable accommodation for persons attending SETRPC functions. Requests from persons needing special accommodations should be received by SETRPC staff 24 hours prior to the function. Public hearings will be conducted in English. Requests for language interpreters or other special communication needs should be made at least 48 hours prior to a function. Please call (409) 899-8444, ext. 7516 for any accommodation needs.

Written comments may be submitted by hand-delivery, mail, fax or email by 12:00 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2018 to: Shanna Burke, South East Texas Regional Planning Commission, 2210 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas, 77703; fax - (409) 347-0138; email -

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Memorial Day 2018


City of Vidor offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day.

The Sanitation Department will run its normal Monday route. Please have cans out by 6:00 a.m.

Anyone desiring to make a payment to either the Sanitation Department or the Municipal Court may use the appropriate drop box located in the rear parking lot of City Hall Municipal Building or go online to

The City of Vidor wishes everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day.

City Pool Open Memorial Weekend


The Vidor City Pool will be open to the public from 12 noon- 7pm through Memorial Weekend on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. The pool will charge regular price for this weekend at $5 per swimmer. Memberships will be available as well as being able to pay and reserve parties and swim lessons. *FYI: Cash Only. 

2018 Vidor City Council


Left To Right, Back Row : Council Member Jane Hill, Council Member Gary Herrera, Council Member Kelly Carder, Council Member Angela Jordan

Left To Right, Front Row : Council Member Keith Buesing, Mayor Robert Viator, Council Member Misty Songe 

Good Friday And Easter 2018


City of Vidor offices will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of Good Friday.

The Sanitation Department will run its normal Friday route.Please have cans out by 6:00 a.m. 

Anyone desiring to make a payment to either the Sanitation Department or the Municipal Court may use the appropriate drop box located in the rear parking lot of City Hall Municipal Building or go online to .

The City of Vidor wishes everyone a Joyous Good Friday and a Happy Easter!

FOVPL Annual Spring Book / White Elephant Sale


New Vidor WalMart Opens

The City Of Vidor would like to wish a warm welcome to our new Super Walmart.

No Charge For City Roll Off Dumpsters Until March 24

To assist with post-Harvey clean-up, citizens of the City of Vidor will have use of the City's roll-off dumpsters at no charge until March 24, 2018.

The dumpsters are located at 155 Watts Street, behind the police station, and are open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 am - 3 pm. (It is closed for lunch from noon- 12:30 pm.)