Allan Berger, who chairs the San Antonio Bay Partnership, said 977 traps were picked up by a volunteer force of 182 people. The effort took place during the state's crabbing closure, Feb. 17-26.
IN THE CROSSROADS
Calhoun 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
The Calhoun County Democratic Club will meet March 7 in the community room of the Calhoun County Library, 200 W. Mahan St., Port Lavaca.
A man was killed in a fire at the mayor's home in Port Lavaca. The victim was practically a son to the mayor.
The search continued Wednesday in Calhoun County for missing boater Hunter Hadley.
A man who disappeared when his skiff collided with a barge has been identified but not found as of Monday evening.
The missing boater, a 20-year-old man, has been missing since late Friday night, when the aluminum skiff he was on with another man collided with a barge.
Beginning soon, Meals on Wheels South Texas will bring the area’s first-ever AmeriCorps Seniors Project to the Crossroads.
Local environmental advocates are celebrating the withdrawal of an environmental assessment key to plans for expanding the Port of Calhoun. Port officials say the withdrawal could result in the loss of taxpayer money and hurt the local economy.
Authorities said Monday they are closer to identifying the man whose body was found in Hogg Bayou.
Fishermen found a body in Hog Bayou Saturday evening, authorities said.
Nearly $6 million will be given to academic research projects, public education problems and area restoration efforts.
Authorities said they were awaiting DNA testing to confirm the identity of the woman killed despite being "99% sure" who she is.
A woman was killed and a man suffered injuries from heat and smoke after a fire was reported outside Seadrift.
The water in Point Comfort was deemed unsafe for use Monday morning, according to one official. As of Monday evening, residents had not received notice they could use the water, boiled or otherwise.
Republican Hope Kurtz will serve another term as justice of the peace for Precinct 1 in Calhoun County.
Hope Kurtz, the incumbent justice of the peace for Calhoun County’s Precinct 1, defeated Democratic challenger Louis Rubio Tuesday night.
Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church Altar Society in Port Lavaca will host its annual turkey and dressing dinner from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at St. Jude Hall, 300 W. Austin St.
Editor’s Note: The Victoria Advocate believes voters should know who they are voting for. The Advocate is publishing a series of political questionnaires and stories on contested races in the Crossroads. The first candidates are vying for the Calhoun County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 job.
This year's event features, among other things, livestock shows and auctions, a queen pageant and concerts from Wade Hayes and Sunny Sauceda.
St. Theresa Catholic Church in LaSalle will have its annual Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings on Oct. 16, at the church hall.
A suspect was identified Wednesday in a Port Lavaca bank robbery from a day earlier.
The United Way of Calhoun County is sponsoring its eighth annual Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Bayfront Peninsula in Port Lavaca.
This will be Sombrero Fest's first event, and for the Flip Flop Festival, it will be the first full-blown festival since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The Calhoun County Democratic Club and Maclovio Perez, the Democratic party candidate for Congressional District 27, will co-host an environmental issues forum from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 16 Konrad Road, in Port Lavaca.
A Calhoun County man in his mid to late 20s died while cleaning out a concrete truck’s barrel around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Larry Nichols, the longtime superintendent of the Calhoun County Independent School District, is stepping down.
Students in Crossroads school districts earned middle and elementary school STAAR assessment scores mostly in line with the statewide trend of a limited recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The general surgery clinic will open in the Memorial Medical Center Hospital Clinic, 1016 N. Virginia St.
Independence Day celebrations will be held throughout the Crossroads. Take a look at our list and see what suits your family.
LaVaca BBQ, 532 N. Virginia St. in Port Lavaca, and Sinful Sweets and Guns will be feeding the public 500 barbecue meals and cheesecake bites at 11 a.m. July 4.
A local student graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, in Spring 2022.
A Community Summer Outreach event, sponsored by pastors of Fountain of Life Church, will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lighthouse Beach RV Park, 700 Lighthouse Beach Road in Port Lavaca.
Calhoun county residents called for jury duty at 9 a.m. Monday for Judge Alex Hernandez, Calhoun County Court at-Law No. 1 need not appear.
Drifters Hall will host a Uvalde Memorial Concert from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at 5287 McDonald Road in Port Lavaca.
The July meeting for the Calhoun County Democratic Club will be July 5 at the Calhoun County Library, in the community room, 200 W. Mahan St. in Port Lavaca, according to a news release from Brandelyn Wiser, Calhoun County Democratic chair.
Yih Ying Tsai, 17, a graduate of Calhoun high School in Port Lavaca, has received a four-year scholarship to Texas A&M University.
The Calhoun County Democrats Club will meet May 3 at the Calhoun County Library, in the community room, 200 W. Mahan St., Port Lavaca.
Two men had been out the night before the fatal shooting Saturday morning.
A 19-year-old Port Lavaca man was shot and killed Saturday morning at a rural Calhoun County home.
Emergency management officials and first responders from across the Crossroads gathered Thursday at the Victoria Community Center for the 2022 Mid Coast Hurricane and Disaster Conference. There they would hear how the state is providing additional resources to local emergency management officials to better prepare them for the next disaster.
The Port of Calhoun is preparing to move forward with widening and deepening the Matagorda Ship Channel, port director Charles Hausmann said.
A new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic — one that stresses the health care system less — is upon us and the public and local health officials reflect on those they lost the past two years, how the virus has impacted them and what they hope for moving forward.
Calhoun County residents called for jury duty for District Court of Calhoun County, Port Lavaca, at 10 a.m. April 4 do not need to appear.
For five days, after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nine county region of the Crossroads achieved the milestone of having zero COVID-19 patients in intensive care units.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission declined to permanently close Ayres, Carlos and Mesquite bays to commercial oyster harvesting.
INDIANOLA — Red flags pepper the landscape at Calhoun County’s historic Indianola Cemetery.
Lane closure is expected beginning Monday as Farm-to-Market Road 1593 near Lolita is widened and resurfaced.
Incumbent Calhoun County Commissioner Vernon Lyssy won the Republican party’s nomination by a wide margin Tuesday night.
Calhoun County residents called for jury duty at 10 a.m. March 7 in the District Court of Calhoun County need not appear.
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Dr. Roger C. Schustereit said:
May God offer comfort to all of us who mourn.
Dr. Roger C. Schustereit
Delena Sullivan said:
[batman] Love you Aunt Donna! Until we meet again… BINGO! ❤️ Lena Bena
Delena Sullivan said:
[batman] Love you Aunt Donna! Until we meet again… BINGO! Love, Lena Bena
Heather Rogers said:Aunt Donna was a beautiful person inside and out. She beamed love and joy in all that she said and did. Her love for her family has always been evident and she had a beautiful laugh. Her famil…
Frank Martinez said:I’d like to say thank you for the time you spent with our family. I didn’t know the size of the impact you made on our family until I saw the sadness in the eyes of my mother and sisters. We k…