Residents in Edna will lose power Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning as linemen repair a substation, according to an American Electric Power news release.
MORALES — As Jon Poole and Robert Janssen fed their cattle in Jackson County Tuesday morning, several of the cows and bulls gathering at the feeder sported a crescent moon-shaped brand on their left hip.
EDNA — Two years ago when he moved back to his hometown, Ronnie McGee was excited to live just blocks away from the historical George Washington Carver School — his teen stomping grounds.
WOOD HI — As heavy rains pelted Brian Adamek’s southeast Victoria County farm in May, and again in June, and again in July, he eventually lost track of how many inches had fallen.
EDNA — As years have gone by, it has become harder for Corrine Robinson to tend to her yard and pull her trash can to the curb. This week, in a first-of-its-kind cleanup for the city, the community came to her.
EDNA — A fire destroyed a Jackson County Hospital District warehouse in Edna Thursday night, burning records and equipment kept inside.
An Edna hospital storage building was significantly damaged by fire Thursday evening, according to a Jackson County Hospital District news release.
EDNA — Savandra Smith found shelter from the summer heat in the shadow of First United Methodist Church as a small parade of dancers, community leaders and residents formed on North Allen Street.
The Crossroads competes on the global stage for businesses to locate major projects in local communities, and the Texas Legislature is switching up how.
PHARR — On the afternoon of June 2, Sgt. Lee Ashcraft, a 23-year veteran of the Texas Department of Public Safety, manned a machine gun on a 34-foot Yellowfin patrol boat as it cruised down the Rio Grande River.
EDNA — It’s been a smoother year for husband and wife Bowen and Fairleigh Rose, but much of the hemp business still has areas waiting to sprout.
EDNA — On a recent sunny afternoon, Shae Rogers-Turner pulled up to the public pool in Edna’s Shelby Park with eight children, nieces and nephews in tow and a cooler packed with hot dogs and Capri Suns.
When Noe Guerrero woke in a hospital bed in Germany, he wasn’t sure if he was dreaming or no longer alive. He tried to scream, but his jaw was wired shut.
As a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division, C.D. “Tex” Williamson landed behind enemy lines on D-Day and hid among hedgerows as he snuck back to the front.
When Seadrift residents found themselves trapped inside their homes during February’s winter freeze, local police sprang into action.
Sheriff AJ “Andy” Louderback and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents will address immigration at the state’s southern border in a town hall meeting.
INEZ — Laughter rippled through the crowd at the Inez Community Center as Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he was going to take up a collection plate to fund the completion of the border wall begun by former President Donald Trump.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and local law enforcement officials will hold a public town hall meeting to discuss the situation at the state’s southern border on Monday.
PORT LAVACA — After the most destructive wildfire in California’s history destroyed their home and restrictive pandemic policies kept their two sons from returning to school, Kimberly and Chase Bowden decided it was time to move to South Texas.
EDNA — For the last two years, Melissa Mach has driven down South East Street almost every day to get to her job at the United Ag feed store in Edna.
From fertilizer comes almost all the food we eat — vegetables, meats and most of what is on a dinner plate. But in recent months, the price for fertilizer has “skyrocketed,” said one retailer.
King Fisher Beach could soon have more room to relax and play on as the result of a grant the Texas General Land Office allocated to Calhoun County.
EDNA — When she’s on lunch break from her job at Atkinson & Associates Builders, Martina Condarco-Cardenas often checks on the vegetables growing at her family’s plots in Edna’s new community garden.
The driver of a cement mixer truck was killed when the vehicle drove off an embankment between two bridges on U.S. 59 near Edna, authorities said Wednesday.
The Jackson County Master Gardener Association will hold its Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to noon April 10 at the Jackson County Service Building Auditorium, 411 N. Wells St. in Edna, according to a news release.
Authorities have identified a Bay City man as the person killed in a crash on SH 111 in eastern Jackson County on Wednesday night.
A job fair and business expo will be held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at the Jackson County Services Building, 411 N. Wells St., Edna, and will be sponsored by the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
Part of Farm-to-Market Road 616 remained closed Monday in Jackson County while the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality worked to remediate spills caused by a train collision.
Lance Smiga was appointed chief executive officer of the Jackson County Hospital District on Jan. 1. His title was wrong in a story on Page A6 Friday.
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