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CALHOUN COUNTY


Calhoun CountyCalhoun County is a coastal county on the mid-Texas coast where U.S. Highway 87 begins and the Guadalupe River ends. Organized in 1846, Calhoun County consists of 540 square miles. It is bordered from the southwest to the southeast by major inland bays and the Gulf of Mexico with more than 560 miles of coastline. — calhouncotex.org



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At least a dozen scrapbooks were spread out in 86-year-old Connie Ramirez’s bedroom. It was just a fraction of the 32 books she’s currently working on for student athletes from Port Lavaca’s Calhoun High School, and an even smaller portion of the 89 books she’ll have completed by the end of …

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The final 1,360 acres of Powderhorn Ranch have been donated to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, completing the transfer of the 17,351-acre Calhoun County property, which is one of the last tracts of unspoiled coastal prairie in the state, into public hands.

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One person was killed Sunday night when a motorcyclist hit a deer on SH 185 in Calhoun County, said Sgt. Ruben San Miguel of the Texas Department of Public Safety.

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PORT LAVACA — Most days after trawling the bays and channels around Port Lavaca and his hometown of Seadrift, Jose Martinez brings in about 200 to 300 pounds of shrimp, which the longtime fisherman said is barely enough to make a living.

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Tropical Storm Nicholas, which briefly became a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Sargent, left most of Matagorda County without power Tuesday morning.

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A Seadrift man died after his motorcycle hit a pickup truck in Calhoun County Saturday evening.

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PORT LAVACA — On Friday morning, as two respiratory therapists stood by a patient’s bedside in the ICU at Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca, nurse Maria Longoria dialed hospitals statewide in search for an open bed. For six days, the hospital had been trying to transfer the patient, who…

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In the last opportunity for the public to comment on Max Midstream Texas’ application for an air permit, many attendees questioned the regulatory agency about the permitting process at a Tuesday hearing.

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Soledad Carr is concerned with sending her son back to school with COVID-19 cases rising in Victoria.

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WOOD HI — As heavy rains pelted Brian Adamek’s southeast Victoria County farm in May, and again in June, and again in July, he eventually lost track of how many inches had fallen.

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The city of Port Lavaca rescinded its boil water notice Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the city.

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Formosa Plastics Corporation, Texas made a request to TCEQ through Weston Solutions, Inc. to make major amendments to its storm water discharge permit application previously submitted and declared complete on Sept. 27, 2019 for its Formosa Point Comfort Plant. The requests include zero pla…

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