The Shiner Heritage Quilters Guild is looking forward to sponsoring the “Spring into Quilting” show. However, due to safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the show that was originally scheduled for 2021 is now scheduled for March 11-12, 2022, at the Shiner Methodist Church Fellows…
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.
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.
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.
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.
HALLETTSVILLE — If you want a solid fishing experience, some people might tell you to drive toward the coast from Victoria. Kenneth Henneke would tell you to go the other direction.
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.
Signups open at 9 a.m. Tuesday for a COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled to take place in Shiner on Wednesday. The signup link is dshs.texas.gov/region8/COVID-19/.
VIENNA — In his spare time, Mark Myers likes to pick the tiny red Pequin peppers that grow on bushes near the banks of the Navidad River in Vienna, about 10 miles southeast of Hallettsville.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sending 1,800 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine to two Crossroads counties next week.
HALLETTSVILLE — Competitors came two-by-two from across the U.S. and just down the road for the 69th annual Texas State Championship Domino Tournament on Sunday.
Off-duty Lavaca County Deputy Dakota Moreno’s failure to yield at an intersection was a contributing factor in a fatal December crash, investigators have determined.
On Dec. 20, off-duty Lavaca County Sheriff’s Deputy Dakota Moreno was traveling on Farm-to-Market Road 444 and failed to yield the right of way to a SUV turning left onto the frontage road leading to the entrance ramp of U.S. 59 near Inez, said Sgt. Ruben San Miguel, a spokesman for the Texa…
Kenneth Henneke and Matthew Bludau will be back at the Knights of Columbus Hall Sunday for a day full of blocking and scoring with dominoes.
Between Jan. 8th-12th, several trucks have been stolen and burglarized in the Shiner and Speaks areas in Lavaca County. The activity is usually happening in the early morning hours between 1-6 a.m.
Victoria resident Ronald Green has attended 13 funerals since March. Seven of those were for family members who died of COVID-19.
Two new ambulances hit the road for Lavaca County EMS in December, giving the department a fresh new look as its paramedics and EMTs crisscross South Texas.
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.
HALLETTSVILLE — Stand in downtown Hallettsville on a breezy day and take a deep breath. If you catch a whiff of ammonia blown in from the north, it’s a good bet Matt and Jessica Hanslik are at work.
SHINER — When the pandemic began, grocery stores across the country scrambled to expand their delivery services. But Patek’s Grocery and Market had already delivered groceries to the people of Shiner for more than 80 years.
Shiner Heritage Quilters Guild invites community members to attend its Jan. 5 meeting at the Shiner First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The group gathers at 6:15 p.m. and begins the meeting at 6:30 p.m.
About 300,000 lights, Christmas music and signs that read “faith,” “hope,” “joy” and “love” make the Lavaca County Courthouse a beacon of Christmas spirit in Hallettsville.
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