Ticking from the car engines could still be heard after they cooled down from a three-hour journey from San Antonio to Victoria as two brothers reunited in their hometown.
Victoria ISD has a lot of amazing things happening for students, parents, and staff. So much that it’s hard to keep up with if you’re not in the daily folds of everything that is being developed and executed. Cut to an amazing idea brought forward by Superintendent Quintin Shepherd to create…
The Commissioners Court will consider authorizing an appeal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s proposed flood boundary for the Port of Victoria at its Monday meeting.
Ashley Cano poked her fingers into a deep gash on a mannequin meant to mimic a gunshot wound.
Victoria College is offering a ‘Microsoft Excel Level 2 in a Day’ class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 24 in Room 307 of the Conference & Education Center at VC’s Emerging Technology Complex.
The design and development of intelligent health care for COVID-19 management, interactions between Union soldiers and Southern women during the Civil War, and the development of town law in medieval communities are just three of the areas that University of Houston-Victoria faculty members …
University of Houston-Victoria International Programs will offer a virtual version of its International Festival this month showcasing countries and cooking demonstrations from different cultures.
The University of Houston-Victoria has won a gold ADDY award for creative excellence in the four-state District 10 competition of the American Advertising Federation Awards.
The University of Houston-Victoria is planning a virtual commencement ceremony on May 15 to individually recognize 2020 alumni and students who will graduate this spring.
Students who were previously enrolled at Victoria College or another college or university who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for financial support thanks to a $112,500 grant from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund.
Victoria College will offer a QuickBooks Desktop Version course from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 20 to May 20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 305 of the Conference & Education Center at Victoria College’s Emerging Technology Complex.
Several traveling, immersive Van Gogh exhibits are making headlines, mostly because their similar names are creating widespread confusion. Art enthusiasts are largely looking to purchase tickets to Immersive Van Gogh, but accidentally buying tickets to Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, Ima…
A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was detected a few miles south of Smiley after midnight Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
The Victoria school district proposed a $156.8 million bond for the May 1 ballot. The proposal looks to rebuild two campuses and address district-wide repairs. In a four-part series, the Advocate will explore the bond proposal and what it means for the community.
A Victoria mother and her three children who were critically injured in a crash last week are receiving treatment at a San Antonio hospital, family members said Friday.
Victoria County’s DWI court effectively prevents repeated driving while intoxicated offenses, according to a University of Houston-Victoria professor’s analysis of 13 years of data.
Spring is here and the wildflowers are popping up all over. It’s time to take out your camera and start photographing the beautiful wildflowers that are so plentiful throughout the Crossroads.
Family recipes from over 100 years ago have been served by Backwoods SoulFood Cafe’s food truck for about six years, and soon customers will be able to dine in the business’s new brick and mortar restaurant.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 29 new COVID-19 cases and one new death from the respiratory disease in the Crossroads Saturday.
Spring means grass. Hopefully, healthy green grass! The February long freeze set lawns back about two weeks, but many are starting to come out of their dormancy. Usually, we recommend fertilization around April 15 and that will most likely be correct for this year as well.
In today’s technological landscape, there are many platforms that allow easy access for almost any person to make an unlimited array of investment decisions. One thing often overlooked by investors and some investment professionals is the tax consequence of these investments. Taxes can cut a…
I don’t know who is more proud of my son, me or himself. I was there from the beginning, with every roll and tumble and jump, and he is just beginning. However, I felt like this was a huge triumph for me, not to make his accomplishments all about me, but I worked hard to get him to where he …
Budgeting doesn’t have to be a difficult task. In fact, with some knowledge and strategy, just about anyone can set and reach financial goals, according to a Victoria financial advisor and University of Houston-Victoria alumna.
This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from March 31 — April 6 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.
Regional government entities meet throughout the month, taking care of public business. Below is a list of meetings this week. The meetings are open to the public.
Rodney L. Reed was recently selected as one of the TOP 50 Black Professionals & Entrepreneurs of Texas for his accomplishments during his 25 years with UPS. Reed was born and raised in Victoria and graduated from Stroman High in 1991. His parents Herbert “Bubba” and Dorothy Reed and his …
Facing a lion, jackal or hyena, many people’s first instinct would be to run away as fast as possible. But for years now, Tom Savage has done just the opposite.
CUERO — While cancellations of rodeos caused Slone Saddles to produce fewer western horse saddles, the demand for the business’s higher end products has increased in the past year.
CAPE CARANCAHUA — Dennis Koepke hadn’t planned on getting his COVID-19 vaccine Thursday.
The Victoria County Elections Commission Board met Friday to address concerns raised by poll watchers during the November election and clarify the rules that govern poll watchers.
GOLIAD — Three defendants connected to the 2019 death of a Goliad father are scheduled to be in court in June, according to court records. One of the defendants faces a murder charge.
The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Victoria County Public Health Department reported 42 new COVID-19 cases Friday in the Crossroads.
The last of three debates leading up to the May 1 election will be Wednesday. The Victoria Advocate and the Victoria Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor the debate between Victoria school board District 2 candidates Estella De Los Santos and Kenneth Wells.
"And God said, 'Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night and let them be for the seasons'" (Genesis 1:14).
Women of all faiths and denominations will have a chance to deepen their faith at “Arise: Life in the Holy Spirit,” hosted by the Women’s Discipleship Team, a branch of the Catholic Diocese of Victoria’s Office of Family Evangelization.
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