With a 10-card-high hand, Martin Cano bluffed his earnings to 80 times their worth on Saturday and won the World Series of Refugio Texas Hold 'em benefit.
A Guatemalan man was taken into custody by the DeWitt County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday morning after a pursuit of a stolen truck ended with a bailout along County Road 328 near Smiley.
A citizen’s tip led to the detention of at least 11 migrants authorities think were in the country illegally Monday afternoon, Raul “Pinky” Gonzales, sheriff for Refugio County, said Tuesday.
A woman pled guilty to murder charges Monday in connection to a 2019 Goliad killing and was sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
The Shiner Gaslight Theatre 2021 Summer Production is “Pinocchio Commedia,” a Harlequinade version of the beloved story of Pinocchio, the main fictional character in Carlo Collodi’s famous story about a wooden puppet who yearns to be a real person.
Last week’s art exhibition program, presented by the South Central Texas Art League (SCTAL), featured local artist, Adrénus Craton.
PHARR — On the afternoon of June 2, Sgt. Lee Ashcraft, a 23-year veteran of the Texas Department of Public Safety, manned a machine gun on a 34-foot Yellowfin patrol boat as it cruised down the Rio Grande River.
Most business owners don’t like debt. Many will use their own money to buy equipment or fund an expansion. But debt is another tool in the business owner’s toolbox. There are times in business when it makes sense to use a bank’s money and hold onto your own. There also times when it pays to …
Have you ever wondered about your family history? How and why your ancestors came to America, the hardships they experienced, the heritage and traditions they brought with them? Are you eager to find generations of your family and learn their stories?
After more than a year of not performing live because of the pandemic, Christa Leigh’s School of Dance hosted a recital with the theme, “Stepping Through Time,” Sunday at the Yorktown Community Hall, according to a news release.
A luncheon at Victoria Country Club Wednesday kicked off the 40th annual Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament that will take place Oct. 10-11. The event, which attracted more than 100 supporters, also served as a platform for an announcement that the ranch is beginning a partners…
The Wharton County Soil & Water Conservation District No. 342 in conjunction with the 2021 Texas Conservation Awards sponsored a poster and essay contest on soil and water conservation.
POINT COMFORT — Calhoun port officials on Wednesday approved the issuance of $120 million in bonds to Max Midstream Texas to help refinance the construction of dock and wharf facilities as part of a $1 billion project intended to transform the port into a major oil export center.
A key eyewitness in a 2018 double homicide case fielded questions from the defense during Wednesday's proceedings, stating she was "very certain" the defendant was the man who pulled the trigger.
YORKTOWN — Yorktown’s Gruenau Hall was packed with farmers, ranchers, extension specialists and representatives from seed and chemical companies Tuesday afternoon for the county’s annual crop tour.
At 11:04 p.m. Monday, Matagorda County deputies found the body of a 10-year-old boy who disappeared with a 30-year-old man while in the surf Sunday evening.
Three local sheriffs are attending a town hall meeting in Yoakum on Tuesday evening to provide an update on how conditions at the border are affecting their communities and answer residents’ questions.
A Republican candidate who is running against Gov. Greg Abbott in next year’s gubernatorial primary will speak at the Republican Women of Yoakum Area’s June meeting on Wednesday.
It’s been almost four years since Hurricane Harvey tore three giant holes in the roof of Refugio County’s Memorial Hospital, allowing water to pour down through the 20-bed facility and destroy the hospital’s operating room.
The Coast Guard rescued six boaters from the water after their vessel capsized Friday morning 8 miles offshore Port O’Connor, according to a news release.
Cuero has a new queen. The Cuero Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Miss Cuero Scholarship Pageant on May 1 at the Cuero ISD Performing Arts Center. Thanks to the many sponsors and volunteers, they were able to crown the new 2021 Miss Cuero Queen, Elizabeth Gonzales, and her court. The queen …
EDNA — It’s been a smoother year for husband and wife Bowen and Fairleigh Rose, but much of the hemp business still has areas waiting to sprout.
A driver struggled to breathe Friday morning as her vehicle filled with water on County Road 444 off U.S. 77 in Lavaca County.
GREEN LAKE — About 13 miles southwest of Port Lavaca, a small land mass on one of the largest natural freshwater lakes in Texas is in critical need of repair.
Starting Friday, the Victoria County Public Health Department will begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccines with direct scheduling rather than the previous waitlist system, according to a county press release.
As of 5 p.m. Thursday, road closures in Lavaca County because of rainfall included only rural parts of the county, according to the Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management.
EDNA — On a recent sunny afternoon, Shae Rogers-Turner pulled up to the public pool in Edna’s Shelby Park with eight children, nieces and nephews in tow and a cooler packed with hot dogs and Capri Suns.
When Noe Guerrero woke in a hospital bed in Germany, he wasn’t sure if he was dreaming or no longer alive. He tried to scream, but his jaw was wired shut.
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- Victoria Crime Stoppers asking for your help in solving two burglaries
- 2 arrested on human smuggling charges, 11 detained after chase
- Subject contacted police and has been identified
- Van used in motor vehicle burglary identified
- 2 arrested after two-hour standoff in Yoakum
- Victoria mayor candidates debate the city's handling of recent crises
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