The Special Livestock Show started back in February 2016. It was hosted during the Victoria Livestock Show and allowed special needs youth of the community to pair up with 4-H and FFA members to have the opportunity to show an animal at the livestock show. They either got paired with a lamb …
Texas ranchers and livestock producers have until close of business on Jan. 30 to file an application for payment for financial assistance through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program for grazing losses incurred in 2019 due to drought.
Victoria County has about 700 pesticide applicator licenses issued from the Texas Department of Agriculture. The various license types are commercial, noncommercial and private.
Groundwater conservation districts in Area 15 will have their annual joint meeting on Thursday for the public at the Dr. Pattie Dodson Public Health Center.
While tending to the bees on a December day, David Krenek’s protective glove slipped out of the sleeve of his bee suit, exposing his bare wrist.
Learn how to produce honey and help save the bees by attending the 12th Annual Central Texas Beekeepers School on March 21 at Brenham High School in Brenham. The school is open to anyone interested in keeping bees or who wants to learn about bees.
Looking back over 2019, it is easy to see where I might have done something different to have a better outcome in my cattle operation. Maybe something I should have done (or not), something I should have done earlier (or later) or something I should have tried (or not). Each year I spend som…
Area agricultural leaders aren’t happy that Caprock Renewables, an Austin-based renewable energy corporation, wants to bring a solar energy facility to Victoria County.
Every year after Thanksgiving, Brooke and Cody Williams pack their young sons, Ethan and Aaron, into the family car and drive to the blue-and-white-striped tent in the Lack’s Furniture parking lot to pick up their Christmas tree.
Nothing quite says “Merry Christmas” in Texas like a prime rib served as the main dish of your Christmas meal. When it comes time to prepare your prime rib this holiday season, be sure to reference Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Path to the Plate’s tips and tricks to ensure that …
A 40,000-square-foot warehouse in Port Lavaca sits empty. The owner, Mike Nichols, said he’s been waiting to use it as a processing facility to turn hemp crop into products such as CBD oil.
Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill almost a year ago, hopeful hemp farmers have felt they were watching grass grow as the U.S. Department of Agriculture waited to approve the necessary plans and rules for the licensing process to begin.
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- Correction: Margaret Carver volunteered during the Point-in-Time count Thursday
- Clarification: Police report did not state driver was using mobile device at the time of crash
- Correction: South Texas Karate Black Belt Association met in Victoria
- Correction: Halsey construction part of Crestwood reconstruction project
- Correction: Jace Tunnell is the founder of the Nurdle Patrol
- Victoria’s homeless population catches attention of national news broadcast
- 5 regional newspapers sold to Houston media company
- Woman crashes into convenience store
- Port Lavaca mayor gives Formosa president key to the city
- Officers arrest Victoria man on outstanding warrants
- Victoria Crime Stoppers searching for Ernest Macias
- Coyote trapping in full swing in Lavaca County
- Blotter: Merchandise stolen from Walmart
- Port Lavaca man killed in crash on State Highway 185
- 2 killed in highway crash near Hallettsville