Retired Lt. Col. Allen West, chairman of the Texas Republican Party, will speak at a benefit event hosted by the Republican Women of Yoakum Area on Wednesday.
IN THE CROSSROADS
DeWitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 20,097. The county seat is Cuero. The county was founded in 1846 and is named for Green DeWitt, who founded an early colony in Texas. — DeWitt County Facebook Page
CUERO — Mike Cavanaugh walked to the southeast end of the 2,800-foot runway at Cuero Municipal Airport and looked out at the railroad tracks not far away. A white stripe painted on the asphalt indicates the line past which all airplanes are required to land, lest they graze train cars passing by.
Clean up began Tuesday for spill of a more than 16,000 gallons of red diesel leaked from an oil field frac tank into a Victoria County creek.
Cuero is among 51 large and small Texas communities to receive the 2020 Economic Excellence Recognition from the Texas Economic Development Council.
The Yoakum City Council will hold an emergency meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday to possibly adopt an order declaring a local state of emergency as the result of last week’s severe winter storm.
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…
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 Yorktown. Links to the other three …
Firefighters struggled to extinguish a Yorktown house fire because of low water pressure caused by inclement weather Tuesday, authorities said.
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 …
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the cities of Yorktown and Port Lavaca to issue a boil water notices Tuesday for all customers due to low distribution pressure.
Due to extreme weather conditions throughout the state of Texas causing dangerous roadways due to ice, the Victoria Advocate will only publish a digital edition on Tuesday, Feb. 16. There will not be a printed newspaper.
Twenty-one exhibitors guided 36 show animals and 21 sale animals to the 2021 Nordheim FFA Livestock Show on Jan. 30, where sales totaled $122,330.
The day this appears in print, it will have been just over a year since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Texas. Now, with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines being distributed throughout the Crossroads, the end of the pandemic is finally in sight.
Home goods, jewelry, clothes, purses, oil paintings, photography, pottery, handmade knives, herbs and other food products are among the offerings that will be available at the Hallettsville Market Days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 20.
Winter weather conditions on Friday contributed to a number of Crossroads crashes, including one that killed a pregnant woman.
Jackson County Sheriff A.J. “Andy” Louderback, of Edna, will be the guest speaker at the Republican Women of the Yoakum Area’s monthly meeting Wednesday.
The Cuero Chamber of Commerce kicked off the New Year with two ribbon cuttings this month. Trust Texas Bank celebrated its 100th anniversary and commemorated it with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 12 at their Cuero Branch location. Congratulations to Trust Texas for 100 years of business,…
Texas National Guardsmen will administer 100 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in DeWitt County Friday as part of a state-run pilot program.
DeWitt County received the fourth largest sum of money in property taxes in the Eagle Ford Shale region from businesses producing oil and natural gas during fiscal year 2020, according to a news release from the South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable.
Victoria resident Ronald Green has attended 13 funerals since March. Seven of those were for family members who died of COVID-19.
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.
When the Eagle Ford Shale opened, DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler knew the influx of drilling equipment would take a heavy toll on the county’s roads. So in 2013, he went to the state legislature to do something about it.
In mid-November, Victoria residents Amanda Walston and John Wozniak said their vows in the rear courtyard of The Venue on Church Street in downtown Cuero as friends and family, some wearing masks, looked on.
It’s finally here; the end of 2020. We’ve all been looking forward to it but need to recognize this challenging business environment we’ve been in will not be drastically different on Jan. 1, 2021. Yes, there are vaccines now. Yes, we’re closer to a new round of coronavirus relief. Those of …
Gayla Massey is reconnecting with her Texas roots after living much of her life in California. Her cousin Cheryl Roden is an unexpected connection made possible by a shared association with music and their local newspaper.
Cuero’s Christmas in the Park is a breaker-flipping, eye-popping, million-dollar display of pure Christmas joy. The self-guided, drive-thru tour of lights is open every day, even on rainy days and holidays, from 6 to 10 p.m., through New Year’s Day.
There is no doubt that we are ready to see this year go. Our world has been turned upside down since March. It has brought many struggles, tears and tribulations for most in some way or another. This year has also brought strength, compassion, tenacity and innovative thinking. It has had us …
CUERO — From the second floor of the Trautwein Building, residents and visitors will be able to see a 360-degree view of Cuero’s continuing downtown development.
- Registration to begin Friday for vaccine waitlist
- Police say 4-5 men involved in Victoria shooting, identify victim
- UPDATED: Woman shot in Victoria neighborhood, police say
- Severe weather causes fish kills along Texas coast
- Calhoun Port Authority board member faces 2 challengers in upcoming election
- First year of bull category comes to Victoria Livestock Show
- Bethlehem Maternity Home to open doors in March
- 2nd Dairy Treet restaurant set to open in June
- Clean-up crews are 95% done removing diesel spill that contaminated Victoria County creek
- Queen Victoria Pageant scheduled for Saturday, to be livestreamed