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The city of Port Lavaca rescinded its boil water notice Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the city.

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A $110,000 grant was recently awarded to researchers for an independent review of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plans to widen and deepen the Matagorda Ship Channel — a project that has triggered environmental and economic concerns among many local residents.

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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.

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PORT LAVACA — After the most destructive wildfire in California’s history destroyed their home and restrictive pandemic policies kept their two sons from returning to school, Kimberly and Chase Bowden decided it was time to move to South Texas.

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“If you can’t beat them, join them,” the saying goes.

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A softball field in Port Lavaca sustained about $2,000 in damage after a pickup truck drove in circles around the infield and outfield early Monday morning, forcing the cancellation of Little League games.

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Twist the head, pinch the tail, eat and repeat — a lot. The small piece of delectable meat is located in the tail, and the “crawfish butter” is located in the head.

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PORT LAVACA — Officials in Port Lavaca have been hard at work getting the city prepared for hurricane season. What they didn’t expect was to have to execute a full-blown disaster plan in mid-February. But that’s exactly what last month’s prolonged freezes and outages demanded.

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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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  • Glenn Wilson said:

    “God will not put on us more than we can bear.” - Really? And if whatever it is kills us wouldn't that be a tad more than we can bear? This whole article is just the usual excuses for why our …

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  • Carolyn Brown said:

    Evelyn was a kind and good hearted lady that I met while joining the VFW Auxiliary here in Victoria. I visited with her at many meetings and got to know her. She was always willing to help wit…

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  • Allen T Coffey said:

    Thank you very much for the accurate information. There is a reason ministers in the nineteenth century consistently complained about our godless Constitution. Christianity and the Christian G…

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  • Grace Butler said:

    Good luck. Victoria has too many snooty fools who look down their nose at the "poor schools" and the people who attend them as deserving nothing more.

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