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…
YORKTOWN — The crowd hushed as Sheriff Surefoot stepped out of the 1800s-era saloon to confront the leather-clad outlaw.
Goliad County Judge Mike Bennett has ordered a justice of the peace and constable out of their offices, citing mold issues with the building.
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.
As the COVID-19 death toll in Texas reached 60,000 in early September, marking another grim milestone, Victoria County had just experienced its deadliest month of the pandemic in August.
This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from Oct. 6-12 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.
October is in full swing, and, like a seasonal specter, Spirit Halloween has arrived in Victoria to haunt the carcass of the old Beall’s department store.
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.
Determining whether your feeding regimen is balanced and appropriate for your horse can be challenging and perplexing.
Crossroads emergency officials closed some roadways Saturday because of rising water along the Guadalupe River.
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…
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.
A Bloomington mother accused of killing her 1-month-old infant son in July was indicted on capital and felony murder charges.
A former Refugio County sheriff’s lieutenant who pocketed a $50 bill from an investigation scene will never again serve as a peace officer, prosecutors said Friday.
When Coily Ballard and Joe Esparza heard on Friday the Guadalupe River was projected to rise to more than 30 feet, the highest level since Hurricane Harvey, the couple went to see it themselves.
Kansas City Southern will celebrate the 21st anniversary of its KCS Holiday Express program by partnering with the Salvation Army.
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’.”
Editor’s note: On Dec. 28, 2018, Elaine crossed over to that Eternal Shore and her family, friends and readers are missing her. The Advocate is reprinting Elaine’s articles.
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.
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.
Out of an abundance of caution, the “Go Western” Dance Community has canceled its dance that was planned for Sunday afternoon at Club Westerner because of possible river flooding, according to a news release.
Nicholas Moore has an outstanding warrant charging him with violation of parole. His original charge is felon in possession of a firearm. The warrant was issued on Sept. 22.
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference" (the Serenity Prayer).
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.
St. Nicholas Ministry-Lavaca County is once again taking referrals through area churches, helping agencies, parochial and public schools, the Lavaca Area Ministry Body and other authorized groups in Lavaca County, according to a news release.
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.
The Bronte Club of Victoria was called to order by First Vice President Anna Lou Nix at 3 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Victoria Women’s Clubhouse and on Zoom.
City of Victoria officials are going door-to-door Friday to warn residents in low-lying areas of potentially severe forecasted flooding along the Guadalupe River.
PORT LAVACA — When Kim Tatum retired as an educator in 2012, she started seeking out ways to pass the time.
A flash flood warning is in effect until Friday morning for the Guadalupe River in Victoria County, and major river flooding is forecast in Victoria and Bloomington, according to the National Weather Service.
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…
It is time to bid goodbye to a hot, humid summer and welcome the more pleasant days of October. It is also time to dust off those shopping shoes because Victoria County Master Gardener Association (VCMGA) has something special planned for bargain-seekers.
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- Some DeWitt, Victoria County roadways closed as Guadalupe continues to rise
- 213 new COVID-19 cases, 21 deaths reported in Crossroads
- More Victorians died of COVID-19 in August than any other point in the pandemic
- Bloomington mother indicted on capital murder, accused of killing infant son
- Vanished from Victoria: Lone Star Saloon was thriving business in 1896
- Bible verse - Romans Rom.8:34-36; quote by Charles Lindbergh
- “A rootin' tootin' time”: Thousands attend Yorktown's Western Days festival
- Guest column: To delay rebuilding the Stroman campus will cost the community many extra millions of dollars in the future
- Goliad County judge orders JP, constable to vacate offices
- Marriage licenses Oct. 1-7