Gather along the Intracoastal Canal in Port O'Connor at nightfall on Dec. 5 for a shining display of holiday spirit at the coastal community's annual lighted boat parade.
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
Port Lavaca’s hospital will be able to treat hundreds of patients a month who require drugs that are delivered via an IV infusion, as part of a partnership with Community Infusion Solutions.
POINT COMFORT — The Calhoun County Navigation Industrial Development Authority approved issuing millions in revenue bonds to Max Midstream Texas at a meeting on Wednesday.
The Texas Water Development Board approved a $6 million loan on Thursday for the Port O’Connor Improvement District to expand its use of local groundwater.
This has been a turbulent year for most cities in the Crossroads, but Port Lavaca’s 2020 has been especially tumultuous.
The Calhoun County Commissioners Court approved a 10-year tax abatement for a new $120 million project at one of Formosa Plastics’ production facilities in Point Comfort during its Wednesday meeting.
PORT LAVACA — Eddie Tyler watched a flock of seagulls circling off Lighthouse Beach in Port Lavaca about 20 feet from a line of wooden pilings running parallel to the Lavaca Bay Causeway.
POINT COMFORT — The Calhoun Port Authority is “pushing hard” for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release a jetties deficiency report they need in order to have a chance at U.S. Congress approving the Matagorda Ship Channel Improvement Project by the end of the year.
The first day of early voting in Texas drew long lines to polling sites in Victoria and Port Lavaca as voters and poll workers adjusted to new pandemic protocols.
If you’ve basked in the air conditioning of a Port Lavaca building on a hot summer day, there’s a pretty good chance you have Henry Lee Hayes to thank.
Gregory Daniel James of San Antonio, was charged with criminal negligent homicide in the September 2018 death of Jeffrey Kenneth Hobby because the investigation showed he was passing a vehicle in a no passing zone and caused a head on collision, according to the indictment in the case. This …
Max Midstream Texas is investing $1 billion into a project that will put the Port of Calhoun on the map for crude oil exportation.
With Monday’s voter registration deadline fast approaching, the number of registered voters in Victoria County is at an all-time high.
PORT O’CONNOR — Umbrellas spread over the hot sand at King Fisher Beach with beach dwellers retreating from the sun underneath among them were Kay Henderson and her two friends.
Counties throughout the Crossroads were bracing for increased levels of rainfall and possible flooding Monday before Tropical Storm Beta was expected to make landfall.
Many Crossroads cancellations and closures have been announced for Tuesday because of Tropical Storm Beta. To add your organization’s changes to the list, email email@example.com.
As Cuero Regional Hospital’s beds filled with COVID-19 patients in early July, Dr. Jennifer Gonzales grew desperate. Patients from DeWitt County’s nursing homes filled the ICU, struggling to breathe, but there were few approved methods to treat them.
The Hallet Oak Gallery, located on the square in downtown Hallettsville, will once again open to the public every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning immediately.
Port Lavaca resident Todd Savoy went five months without receiving a water bill, then got a flurry of bills in the mail over the summer.
Calhoun County Fair is making changes to the 2020 Junior Livestock Show and Auction schedule and procedures after the cancellation of this year’s fair due to COVID-19.
Indianola Fishing Marina is hosting a benefit barbecue and concert Saturday as the marina continues to rebuild from severe fire damage caused by flooding during Hurricane Hanna.
The city of Port Lavaca is asking residents to continue to boil water. A notice was issued to boil water after a water line broke Monday evening, causing water pressure in distribution lines to drop.
The family and friends of a Port Lavaca 3-year-old are grieving the loss of their beloved child after he was fatally hit by a pickup truck Tuesday.
PORT LAVACA – A Corpus Christi man arrested Tuesday night is charged with intoxication manslaughter and accused of striking a toddler with his pickup truck at a Port Lavaca parking lot.
Another staff member at the Calhoun County school district has tested positive for COVID-19, district officials said in a news release Monday evening.
Port Lavaca - Mason McBride sat atop his bull Dot, a muscular black specimen with a big white stripe around his middle that made him look like a bovine Oreo.
- Fishing Report
- Police still investigating Friday shooting, no arrests made
- Victoria County reports 65 new COVID-19 cases; hospitalizations increase slightly
- City of Victoria hosts giveaway to encourage shopping small
- Blotter: 3 assaults reported involving family members
- 30-foot Christmas tree to light up downtown Victoria
- Victoria attorney appointed as next Precinct 2 justice of the peace
- Outstanding students persevere to find ways to help others
- Squirrel involved in Ganado power outage
- J.C. Penney emerges from bankruptcy with new owners; Victoria store remains open