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ESD#1 Explorer Fundraiser

on Monday, 27 July 2015.

orange county emergency services link sale on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. In front of Market Basket in Vidor. $5.00 for a link or boudin, drink and bag of chips.
ESD#1 youth explorers in red shirts that say Fire Rescue Explorers in white lettering helping out at their fundraiser.

Orange County Emergency Service District #1 is having a fundraiser for the Explorer program on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in front of Market Basket off of Main Street in Vidor. They invite you to come on out, grab some lunch, and show your support!


Fields Of Freedom Re-dedication

on Sunday, 05 July 2015.

July 4, 2015 - Vidor, Texas: Fields Of Freedom Vietnam War Veteran Re-Dedication Ceremony
Fields Of Freedom
 Over 200 people from  the Golden Triangle and beyond filled the Raymond Gould community center park this 4th of July to attend the adjacent Vidor Lions Club Fields Of Freedom Veterans Park re-dedication ceremony.

 Now complete with it's 5 black granite walls bearing full-color seals of each branch of the U.S Miliatry and the full names of area veterans both living and dead who served in the Vietnam war, Fields Of Freedom is a tribute that honors those brave men and women who have committed or sacrificed their lives in protection of our freedoms.

 Ceremonies were presided by Glenn Ledger and the keynote address was delivered by guest speaker and City Manager Mike Kunst, who is a veteran of the Iraq War.

 Overall, veterans of 5 foreign wars attended the re-dedication.

 The Vidor Lions Club started work on the park in 2008, and the first dedication was held November 11, 2012. 

 Full-screen and medium volume suggested for best viewing


Independence Day 2015

on Tuesday, 23 June 2015.

picture of the declaration of independence laying on top of the american flagThis year Americans everywhere will celebrate the 239th anniversary of our nation’s founding. On Saturday, July 4th, at 10:30 am, the Vidor Lions Club invites the public to a re-dedication ceremony of their Veterans Park “Fields of Freedom.” In addition to honoring America, the public is invited to view the newly erected granite walls commemorating Vidor’s military veterans. The veterans park is co-located with the Raymond Gould Community Center and Park at the corner of Claiborne and Interstate 10.
On Friday, July 3rd, City of Vidor offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day. The roll off dumpsters will be closed on Saturday, July 4th. The Sanitation Department will run its normal Friday and Saturday routes.

Anyone desiring to make a payment to either the Sanitation Department or Municipal Court may use the appropriate drop box located in the rear parking lot of the City Hall Municipal Building. Please join the City of Vidor, the Vidor Lions Club, and Americans everywhere in celebrating 239 years of freedom.



Mayor Viator on Renegade Radio Nashville

on Tuesday, 23 June 2015.

renegade radio nashville in red with Texas long horn skull with musical notes in yellowMayor Viator will be the guest speaker on Renegade Radio Nashville, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Tune in to hear him do a little reminiscing and talk about what's going on in our favorite home town - Vidor, Texas! 
Go online to and click on “Listen Live.”


Newly Elected Mayor & Council Members

on Thursday, 11 June 2015.

Newly elected Mayor and Council Members were sworn in at the May 14, 2015 Council meeting by Orange County Judge Stephen Brint Carlton and City of Vidor Judge Michael C. Abbott.  

We welcome our new Mayor and new and returning Council Members and wish them much success serving the citizens of the City of Vidor in the forthcoming term.


New elected City of Vidor Mayor and Council Members from left to right: Councilman Ted David Slaughter, Councilman Gary Herrera, Councilman Michael Stephenson, Mayor Robert Viator, Jr.,  Councilman Jason Woodward, Councilman Jay Odom, and Councilwoman Kelly Carder.

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