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Ashley Scott, executive director of communications and public relations for Victoria ISD has been named the Zone Coordinator for the Gulf Coast Area of Texas School Public Relations Association. Zone coordinators provide direct assistance and perform membership service functions with the vic…

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Victoria County residents will have the opportunity to decide on potential changes to the state’s constitution on issues affecting religious services, qualifications for judges, and caregiver rights among other things.

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Gotta love getaways. My husband and I recently took advantage of a short trip to South Padre Island. This past summer was so busy, we despaired of going anywhere, but once we’d made reservations at our favorite resort, we both breathed deep sighs of relief.

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As I strolled into class, one of my students, Ricky, was checking his portfolio. He had a frown on his face as the stock he had been following was purchased, but at a higher price than expected. Jim, a classmate, was following the same stock and purchased it virtually at the same time, but f…

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

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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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Glowing jack-o’-lanterns, children dressed as ghastly goblins and spooky, scream-worthy home decorations all say Halloween.

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Amidst the neon lights of his billiard room in downtown Victoria, Joe Espindola crouches low over the green felt like a cobra about to strike. His eyebrows are arched, his fingers are splayed carefully across the table and the pool cue rests on the crook of his curved thumb.

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I had a childhood friend who when asked, “How are you?” had a standard answer. It was always, “Same ol’, same ol’.” In fact, when I saw him decades later, his response was still, “Same ol’, same ol’.”

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It is said that faith is measured by our feet, not by our feelings. It’s measured by what we do, not by what we say we’re going to do.

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Owen Blank, 8, was named Student of the Month for September by the Studio of Sheri Wagner. His parents are Brittany and Greg Blank, and his grandparents are Brenda and David Blackmon, of Corpus Christi, and Vicky and Kelvin Blank, of Yoakum. Owen studies piano and music theory with Wagner.

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The year was 1988 — my freshman year in high school. “Die Hard” was the big summer blockbuster. Roseanne Barr was becoming a household name. George H.W. Bush was elected president.

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A few months after the Rev. Lalahery Andriamihaja, known as Pastor La, arrived in Texas to serve as senior pastor of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Victoria, he called together a meeting of his Texan congregants to learn what makes Texans tick.

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The Victoria Farmers’ Market will expand its open-air market to two days a week with the addition of the market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center parking lot, 2805 N. Navarro St. in Victoria.

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Alan Litvak will be the featured speaker at the Victoria GOP monthly meeting on Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Litvak’s daughter, Courtney Litvak, was abducted from her high school in Katy and forced into sex trafficking. Alan Litvak and his wife, Kelly Litvak, spent over two years hunting fo…

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    I agree Dan. I did research on stroman and it does have serious design and construction problems. Not practical to remodel.

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