Two Edna school district students have tested positive for COVID-19.
Keep-U-Neat Cleaners in Port Lavaca used to get 300 to 400 laundering and dry cleaning orders a day, employee Mary Alice Briseño said, but with the pandemic suppressing the economy and workers trading formal wear for pajamas, orders dropped by half.
Two more Victoria County residents with COVID-19 have died, including a man in his 30s, the youngest victim to date in the county.
How are local sheriffs enforcing Gov. Greg Abbott’s July 2 executive order requiring Texans to wear masks? There are as many answers to this question as there are counties in the Crossroads.
Paramedics go through extensive training so they can help people in medical crises and get them the care they need.
A Ganado man was booked in the Jackson County Jail on Tuesday evening after he was shot by a Ganado police officer who he allegedly stabbed and punched.
Glenn Martin defeated incumbent Johnny Belicek, who was running for his sixth term, in the Republican runoff for Precinct 3 commissioner in Jackson County.
Edna Christian Academy will host registration for the 2020-21 school year this weekend. Registration is available 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Incumbent Johnny Belicek is facing challenger Glenn Martin in the Republican primary runoff for Jackson County Commissioner in Precinct 3.
The coronavirus is so widespread in Victoria that just being in a crowd of people without a mask is enough to consider yourself exposed to the virus, the county’s top health official said Tuesday.
Some congregations shrank when COVID-19 arrived. But Minnehulla Baptist Church in Goliad added worshippers from South Carolina, Louisiana and Uganda.
EDNA – Tiffney Caesar, of Edna, brought J-Con Smith, 6, and Khlil Smith, 4, to a protest at the Jackson County Courthouse on Thursday afternoon. The children danced around an American flag as it flapped in the wind.
Edna High School senior Karlee Marthiljohni said one symbolic act was missing from her graduation ceremony.
As the state continues to slowly reopen in phases, COVID-19 testing continues. But for some local counties, the turnaround for results is lagging.
Liam Espinosa puts an egg in a basket during a Easter egg hunt at Play Care Academy in Ganado. Director Renee McCarty decided this would be a good way to celebrate Easter while also getting the children outside. To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, McCarty split the children into two gr…
Matagorda County, with three new cases, issued a stay-at-home order Thursday as the Crossroads’ COVID-19 positive cases grew to 89.
Before Gov. Greg Abbott directed state agencies to restrict jail and prison visitations in response to COVID-19, local sheriffs were in talks with medical staff to prepare for the possibility of outbreaks of the novel coronavirus in their facilities.
John Rogers’ family has farmed in Jackson County for 75 years. Their roots are planted deep in the county where they’ve lived since the 1830s.
Challenger Glenn Martin and incumbent Johnny E. Belicek are heading for a Republican primary runoff on May 26 for Jackson County Commissioner Precinct 3.
To help educate our readers on the candidates seeking their party’s nomination in the March 3 primary, the Advocate is publishing a series of profiles on area candidates in contested races. This profile is on Republican candidates for Jackson County Commissioner Precinct 3. The winner will b…
To help educate our readers on the candidates seeking their party’s nomination in the March 3 primary, the Advocate is publishing a series of profiles on area candidates in contested races. This profile is on Republican candidates for Jackson County Commissioner Precinct 1. The winner will b…
Additional education requirements would inevitably cost more taxpayer dollars to implement and are viewed as unnecessary oversight by some boaters who have driven vessels for years without any problems or education beyond real-world experience.
A total of 191 boating accidents were reported to Texas Parks and Wildlife last year, which killed 50 people and injured 92.
About half a million boats are registered in Texas, a state with a sprawling coastline and more square miles of inland water than any other.
To help educate our readers on the candidates seeking their party’s nomination in the March 3 primary, the Advocate is publishing a series of profiles on area candidates in contested races. This profile is on Republican candidates for Jackson County constable Precinct 1. The winner will be o…
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