Staff blogs

  • PEbner

    2008 PGA Tour under way

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    The 2008 PGA Tour has officially teed off in Hawaii. Currently 13 players are ont he course with Daniel Chopra the early leader at 2-under par through four holes. Four others - Stephen Ames, Steve Flesch, Brandt Snedeker and Joe ...

  • mikeforman

    Time of Sorrow

    By mikeforman in Forman Flashes

    If you've followed sports in this area, especially in Lavaca County, you are probably familiar with Chuck Grafe. Grafe has been a reporter for the Lavaca County Tribune-Herald and has done commentary on the radio. Grafe's son Zach partcipated in ...

  • LAHightower

    Adventures with Linguini

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Today I decided I wanted some Linguini for lunch. But it turns out I didn't have any Italian sausage for my meat sauce. So, in the adventurous spirit of a learning cook, I decided to improvise. The only meat I ...

  • LeslieWilber

    There ought to be a law....

    By LeslieWilber in For your information

    But wait! There is! NPR had good news for me when I woke up (too early) Jan. 1. One of Dubya's last big decisions of 2007 was give the Freedom of Information Act a shot of performance-enhancing language. As a ...

  • ChrisCobler

    We can use your help covering bus crash

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    We have reporters and photographers at the scene of this morning's fatal bush crash and at the two local hospitals. We have others working the phone. We want to encourage anyone with information about the crash to contact us either ...

  • PEbner

    Keep up with the tour

    By PEbner in The world of golf

    As the 2008 PGA Tour gets ready to tee off this week one way to keep up with all the action is to join one of the fantasy golf games available on the Web. The PGA Tour and Yahoo have ...

  • LeslieWilber

    What this blog is all about

    By LeslieWilber in For your information

    Unfortunately, a friend's death gave me the idea for this blog. You might have read Kevin's obit in the Dec. 27 Advocate. http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/793/story/173087.html Rebecca, another reporter (the one with the pet blog), immediately wanted to find Kevin's cat. She didn't ...

  • LAHightower

    Banana pudding

    By LAHightower in Community Conversation

    Here's a little something I took and permutated a bit. I love a good banana pudding, but every now and then it's fun to add a little twist to an old staple. For example: Ingredients/Materials: 2 small boxes of Jello ...

  • ChrisCobler

    What's a Ranging Reporter?

    By ChrisCobler in Your Advocate: an editor's blog

    Some readers have noticed our Ranging Reporters, our new effort to take the fullest advantage of what technology allows us to do. In many ways, Ranging Reporters are a throwback. The idea is as old as reporting: Go where the people ...

  • AprillBrandon

    Get ready for ShoeTube

    By AprillBrandon in Pop Goes the Culture

    Can it really true? A Web site devoted entirely to...(suppressed squeal)...shoes? Apparently it is true. Shoetube.tv is slated to debut in Feb. '08 and will feature anything and everything involving those marvelous little additions to our feet. Although not much ...

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