VIDOR — Local law agencies reported two pounds of cocaine were found in an SUV which crashed recently into an overpass in Vidor. The SUV had led police on a high-speed chase through Beaumont on Thursday. Law officials first tried to stop the vehicle for a traffic violation at 9 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 10 before the SUV took off and later went the wrong way on an access road. Officials reported the driver of the SUV exited at Highway 12 and jumped out the vehicle before the crash. A passenger in the car was injured and the driver was soon caught by police.
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Bridge City Police Beat (March 30 - April 5, 2014)
The Bridge City Police Department responded to the following calls from March 30 - April 5, 2014.
Marissa Anderson, Family and Consumer Science teacher at Vidor High School, invited two guest speakers from MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), Kathy Hernandez and Dani Simien, to speak to students at the school recently.
NAACP to hold candidates forum on Tuesday
The May 10 general election is just around the corner and one organization wants to make sure voters are well informed on candidates in two specific races.
Library Family of the Year announced
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) presented the Garmon family of Orange with their annual Library Family of the Year award at the Orange Public Library Saturday morning.
OCP concludes season with ‘Les Misérables’
The Orange Community Players is ending its 2013-2014 season in fine style.
Texas Bar-B-Q Festival will feature new rides, large cook-off contest
The Texas Bar-B-Q Festival is back for another four-day weekend full of excitement, carnival rides and games, music, and tasty food.
Nichols meets with Orange County agriculture leaders
Sen. Robert Nichols, in partnership with the Texas Agrilife Extension, conducted a round table discussion with agriculture leaders from Orange County on Tuesday.
Releasing butterflies, celebrating the Earth
The seventh annual butterfly release at Shangri La Botanial Gardens, the most popular attraction of each year’s Eco-Fest celebration, was attended by hundreds of area residents on Friday.
Ready, Set, Hunt....
The City of Orange held its annual Easter egg hunt on Friday morning...
Student of the Month
The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce recognized Brittany Dowdle, at middle, as the Orangefield High School “Student of the Month”
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