The Hallet Oak Gallery, located on the square in downtown Hallettsville, will once again open to the public every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning immediately.
Port Lavaca resident Todd Savoy went five months without receiving a water bill, then got a flurry of bills in the mail over the summer.
Calhoun County Fair is making changes to the 2020 Junior Livestock Show and Auction schedule and procedures after the cancellation of this year’s fair due to COVID-19.
Indianola Fishing Marina is hosting a benefit barbecue and concert Saturday as the marina continues to rebuild from severe fire damage caused by flooding during Hurricane Hanna.
CUERO – The Crossroads’ first jury trial of the pandemic was declared a mistrial after a prospective juror who had not exhibited any symptoms found out she had tested positive for COVID-19 during the jury panel’s lunch break.
More than three years after Hurricane Harvey devastated much of South Texas, three critical institutions in the Crossroads are still battling with their insurance companies over how much damage the storm caused and how much money they are owed.
Lavaca County interim Judge Keith Mudd declined to endorse a candidate in the Nov. 3 general election after county Republicans nominated Mark Myers, a night dispatcher at the sheriff’s office, to represent the party instead of Mudd.
YOAKUM — Five years is far too short for a life, say the family members of a slain Yoakum woman and the sheriff tasked with investigating her death.
YOAKUM - Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar called COVID-19 “a cloud that’s hanging over us” as the state’s economy rebounds from the downturn caused by the pandemic.
GOLIAD - At a public hearing Tuesday night, Goliad County commissioners voted to adopt an $8.2 million budget with a property tax rate of 76.65 cents per $100 of assessed value, just below last year’s rate of 77.20 cents.
Cuero Regional Hospital will celebrate its 50th anniversary Tuesday by burying a time capsule with photos and mementos contributed by staff over the last five decades.
YORKTOWN — Dr. Gordon Barth has treated patients with snake bites, gunshot wounds, farm injuries and more throughout his career.
DeWitt County’s commissioners court passed a $48 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year that keeps the property tax rate flat at 46.94 cents per $100 of assessed value while funding road repairs and two major building projects.
Editor’s note: On Dec. 28, 2018, Elaine crossed over to that Eternal Shore and her family, friends and readers are missing her. The Advocate is reprinting Elaine’s articles.
Two more deaths were reported in the Crossroads, one in Victoria and the other in DeWitt county, Wednesday bringing the death toll from COVID-19 related illnesses to 200.
GOLIAD — In a 3-2 vote, the Goliad County Commissioners Court voted Tuesday to transfer $100,000 to the special road and bridge fund controlled by Precinct 1 Commissioner Kenny Edwards.
The city of Port Lavaca is asking residents to continue to boil water. A notice was issued to boil water after a water line broke Monday evening, causing water pressure in distribution lines to drop.
BAY CITY — Nurse Practitioner Katie Gilbert works 60 hours Monday through Friday, splitting her time between the LyondellBasell plastics plant and a family clinic run by the Matagorda Episcopal Health Outreach Program.
BAY CITY — Dr. Fabricio Zuniga had called 15 hospitals but he still couldn’t find an empty bed. A COVID-19 patient in the emergency department was in critical condition and needed to be transferred to the intensive care unit, but the six-bed ICU was full.
We’re approaching month six of experiencing effects of a pandemic on small businesses. Locally, some businesses are open, while others remain closed. Many have pivoted in strategy to continue to generate sales and most have quickly become social media pros.
Four people nearly drowned Friday while swimming near Matagorda County beaches because of strong rip currents in the water, local officials said.
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