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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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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 O’CONNOR — Whitney Curry and her husband, Bryan, pulled up to the docks with a twisted 10-foot metal boat railing wedged along the side of their boat. Affixed to the railing was a charred beer keg that had been converted into a pit smoker.

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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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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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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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  • John Clegg said:

    I agree Dan. I did research on stroman and it does have serious design and construction problems. Not practical to remodel.

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  • Grace Butler said:

    Politics in Goliad county has always seemed from the outside looking in like a handful of highschoolers squabbling over who got picked as homecoming king and queen. A bunch of grown adults wit…

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  • Mike Gomez said:

    Yes it is Glen… yesterday I wore my Astro cap to the breakfast meeting and as I was exiting a couple of strangers gave me the thumps up and said “ Go Astros.” Don’t know their politics and don’t care.

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  • Grace Butler said:

    I wonder why this family is a part of the GOP when so many high-level GOP politicians are accused to the very same thing. Sad to see.

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