Coast Guard officials rescued two kayakers after they became stranded by hazardous weather on an island near Rockport on Monday evening.
The owner of a Victoria gas station narrowly avoided serious injury after a pickup barreled through an exterior wall and into the cashier area.
The Rev. Albert Yankey, of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, prepared a special welcome to honor all veterans who have served in all wars in recognition of Veterans Day.
The Victoria County Public Health Department will likely enter into a data sharing agreement to receive information from death certificates maintained by a state agency.
James Kurth, a Victoria native and military veteran, has filed to run for the Republican party nomination for Victoria County Precinct 3 county commissioner in the 2020 election.
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.
As the season’s first major cold front made its way across the Crossroads, area residents are reminded of a few tips to keep them warm and safe.
Moments before the start of this year’s Veterans Day parade, Manuel Rivera Jr., 67, walked through the buzzing crowd, stopping at every veteran he found.
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 …
Beverly Sanders sells all types of Shiner beer from her bar, Antiques, Art & Beer, in downtown Shiner. Of the more than 400 beers sold at her establishment, Shiner Bock is the best-seller, she says.
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.
This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from Oct. 31 to Nov. 6 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.
SEADRIFT – Bobbing for apples, pin the nose on the scarecrow and face painting brought the community together for the Seadrift Fall Festival put on by the Seadrift Parent Teacher Organization and Seadrift Chamber of Commerce on Saturday.
EDNA – The smell of beans and barbecue filled the air as teams and families worked hard during the 19th annual Texana Chili Spill and Go-Texan Barbecue Cook-Off.
POINT COMFORT – Months after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver, a Calhoun County deputy still was struggling with injuries – not all of which were physical.
Reeling from being laid off, many former Caterpillar workers started their job search at a job fair across Lone Tree Drive from the manufacturing plant.
Colleges and universities across Texas and outside the state will be represented College Night 2019 from 6-7:30 p.m Tuesday in the Conference and Education Center at Victoria College’s Emerging Technology Complex.
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…
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 …
Victoria College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program Level 1 students hosted approximately 30 Nazareth Academy 4-year-old students Oct. 25 to give them health and safety tips during the semiannual Pediatrics Day at VC’s Health Sciences Center.
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.
Mark Ward Sr., an associate professor of communication at the University of Houston-Victoria, recently was named the recipient of a 2019 national award for outstanding article of the year in spiritual communication.
Victoria College’s John W. Stormont Lecture Series will continue at 5:30 p.m. Thursday with “Alonso de Leon’s Expeditions into Texas” at the Museum of the Coastal Bend.
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.
Victoria College visual art students will display their work during the Fall 2019 Student Art Exhibition from Nov. 14 to Dec. 5 at VC’s Fine Arts Gallery.
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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