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We have so much to be thankful for as a country and community. For the newest Advocate reader photo contest, we want to see photos of what you are thankful for. It can be your family, friends, pet, house, car, food – the sky is the limit.

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 John Wayne Schulz and Sally Carlson will join the Crossroads Country Opry Band for an evening of live music, food and fun Tuesday at VFW Hall, 2001 Lova Drive. A meal  will be served at 5:30 p.m.; tickets are $7. The menu includes sausage, corn, coleslaw, bread and cake. The show starts at …

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Michael Petrash II has been promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Army, according to his father, Col. Mike Petrash, director of the Warrior’s Weekend Field of Honor.

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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.

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Lyme disease most often occurs in the New England states; however, cases have been reported in every state. There are many case reports in the upper Midwest and Pacific coasts. Texas is now also seeing more and more cases of Lyme disease. Recent studies show that this increase is due to Lyme…

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When Amaranth Borsuk, the next presenter in the University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series, was in graduate school, she found herself in a strange dichotomy between working at the letterpress studio at a Los Angeles art college while also doing research on electronic …

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Howdy, folks! This is great information from the Urban and Structural Entomology Program at Texas A&M University. Please see the excerpt below about the tawny crazy ant.

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Editor’s Note: Gushers and Dusters is compiled from reports filed by oil and gas operators with the Texas Railroad Commission in Austin. The Advocate does not independently verify the information reported.

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December graduates from the University of Houston-Victoria will be the first group to participate in a new university tradition: UHV-specific graduation regalia.

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The following have filed for business permits through the Victoria County Clerk’s office.

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November is here, and consumers are preparing for the holidays. The season has become known for being hectic and stressful as people travel to see family and attempt to find the perfect gifts for their loved ones without breaking the bank.

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It’s farm and pumpkin season again! I didn’t realize until last year, pumpkin patches and “Farmusement Parks” (yes, I totally made that term up) are actually popular Southern attractions in the fall months. This year, we were able to catch up with some local homeschooling families and go to …

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