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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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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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Last week, as severe and lasting freezes overwhelmed the state’s electrical grid, 4 million Texans were left without power and 12 million faced disruptions to their water systems. In the Crossroads, tens of thousands lost power and boil water notices were issued in 12 cities and towns. Resid…

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We are featuring stories from four towns — Goliad, Woodsboro, Yorktown and Seadrift — that exemplify the compassion and resilience demonstrated by those who helped their neighbors endure one of the hardest winter weeks Texas has faced. Here is our story on Seadrift. Links to the other three …

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Due to the winter storm warning forecasted for Tuesday night, we have decided to print an early edition for Wednesday, Feb. 17th. We just received word that as of now, U.S. 77 and I-37 going into Corpus Christi, where we print the Victoria Advocate, has been reopened to traffic. Unless this …

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POINT COMFORT—The Calhoun Port Authority plans to give Max Midstream Texas exclusive rights to sell bunker fuels to all users of the port, according to a memorandum of understanding port board members swiftly approved Wednesday.

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High COVID-19 hospitalization rates in the Victoria area triggered an executive order that closes bars and reduces capacity for other businesses effective immediately, per a state spokesperson.

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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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Recent Comments

  • Allen T Coffey said:

    Beware the fallacy of the good'ol days. We can vouch for them being old, but good is another question all together.

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  • Glen or Janice Ullman said:

    I miss the old days too. I like to tell my gop friends if you can’t be factual you need to at least be funny. Good read Mike, thanks.

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  • Mike Gomez said:

    You really hit a nerve with the local Trumplicans....They ousted Liz Cheney by voice vote, how brave of them not to wanting to go on the record.

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  • Glenn Wilson said:

    Leonard, with no Walmart anymore, an HEB maybe the size of our Aldi or Dick's Food Store and a 50 mile round trip to Victoria for any real shopping or other activities, how would it ever get o…

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