When Michael Machalec and his friend Steve Holifield were renovating the Dempsey Benton Cain House in Yoakum they removed the vinyl siding and sanded down the cypress wood beneath it. The home, which was awarded a state historical marker, is not for sale. These two points were incorrect in a…
You can sponsor a brick for the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 898’s new memorial by mailing a donation of $50 to VVA, P.O. Box 1111, Victoria, Texas 77902. The chapter’s address was incorrect in a story on Page A2 Friday.
The Catholic War Veterans St. John’s Post 1269 meets at 1007 S. Main St. the second Tuesday of each month. The meeting begins with muster at 6 p.m. and is followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Post Commander Juan Benavidez at 361-218-6568. This information was liste…
Purina Mills, owned by Land O’ Lakes, is a supplier for Northside Ranch Pet & Garden Center in Victoria. A story on Page B1 Sunday did not specify which Purina brand was the supplier.
Fire destroyed a Yoakum house about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. A story on Page A2 in Thursday’s newspaper about the fire incorrectly listed the fire’s date and time.
Sunday’s newspaper incorrectly published the wrong content on Page B2 and did not include the Viewpoints page. To read Sunday’s Viewpoints Page, turn to Page A13 in Monday’s newspaper.
Alexandra Degollado is the owner of the Faded Smoke Shop in Port Lavaca. Her name was incorrectly spelled on Page A6 of Thursday’s paper.
State Rep. Geanie Morrison, R-Victoria, will serve on the Environmental Regulation, Appropriations and Redistricting Committees in the Texas House of Representatives during the 87th Texas Legislature. A story on Page A2 Tuesday did not correctly identify the Environmental Regulation Committe…
Victoria County resident Sandy Zimmer has spent much of her free time outdoors during the pandemic. A story than ran on A1 Tuesday incorrectly described how Zimmer spends her time.
Greg Bonewald, deputy superintendent of operations for the Victoria school district, wrote the Schools Matter column on Page A2 Monday. The column misidentified the author.
Victoria’s annual Point-in-Time Count, which attempts to capture the number of homeless community members in the area, includes people living in housing that is considered uninhabitable — not everyone living in substandard housing. A story on Page A1 Friday was unclear about the living condi…
Victoria school district board member Bret Baldwin wants to make sure the district’s message is represented correctly during bond discussions. His stance on communication was incorrect in a story on Page A6 Wednesday.
Lance Smiga was appointed chief executive officer of the Jackson County Hospital District on Jan. 1. His title was wrong in a story on Page A6 Friday.
A headline published on Page A1 Wednesday was not accurate. The H-E-B pharmacy in Edna distributed all available vaccine as of 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Chance Glenn, provost and vice president of academic affairs for the University of Houston-Victoria, was referencing the riots at the Capitol in story on Page A1 Monday. The quote should have read: “Martin Luther King was noted for his nonviolent protests in contrast to what we are experienc…
Under Gov. Greg Abbott’s Executive Order 32, graveside funeral services that are secular are limited to 10 people in attendance. If a larger number of guests are anticipated, then it has to be approved by the mayor or county judge, depending on where the cemetery is located. Graveside servic…
“Zombie Prom,” is a play put on by Victoria school district students. A subhead on Page A1 Friday should have said the students came from across the district.
On Dec. 20, off-duty Lavaca County Sheriff’s Deputy Dakota Moreno was traveling on Farm-to-Market Road 444 and failed to yield the right of way to a SUV turning left onto the frontage road leading to the entrance ramp of U.S. 59 near Inez, said Sgt. Ruben San Miguel, a spokesman for the Texa…
A list of local vaccine providers published on A1 Tuesday was not accurate. The list included two providers in Jackson County who are not accepting signups for their waitlist at this time. Those providers have been removed from our list.
The total number of COVID-19 cases reported in in Refugio County was 362 as of Monday. The number was correct in a chart that ran on A2 Tuesday, but incorrect in a story that ran on A2.
The models on the cover of the Dec. 27 Crossroads Bridal magazine were wearing fashions from Maison Chic Bridal in Cuero. On Page 10, Paige Terrell modeled a gown from Maison Chic and on Page 13, model Karlie Stehle wore a gown from Maison Chic. The name of the bridal salon was wrong in each…
Claude McCan was a notable Crossroads community member in the 1960s. Sunday’s Victoria Advocate history series on Page A1 included a photograph of Claude McCan’s son, Claude Kerry McCan.
The hospital region that includes Victoria had 18.18% of total hospital beds occupied by COVID-19 patients. A story on Page A2 on Monday incorrectly stated available hospital beds rather than total hospital beds.
The award presented to Robert Hewitt Jr. is the Outstanding Citizen Award by the Victoria Chamber of Commerce. The Rotary Club of Victoria president is Kevin Ruiz. A story on Page A1 on Dec. 3 incorrectly listed the award and Ruiz’s name.
Mid Coast Construction Academy is the full name of the organization that hosts apprenticeship programs in Victoria. The full name was not listed in a story on Page B1 on Sunday.
A solar plant that is planned for construction in Goliad County is only waiting on approval from American Electric Power. A story on Page A1 Sunday did not accurately describe the remaining steps in the approval process.
The deadline to apply for the city of Victoria’s 2021 Citizens Academy is Dec. 16. A story on Page A3 Wednesday didn’t list the deadline. Residents are encouraged to apply as soon as possible at victoriatx.gov/citizensacademy.
Victoria school district closed two elementary schools before closing its high schools in November. A story on Page A1 Nov . 26, incorrectly stated the number of elementary schools that had closed.
Two information boxes that were attached to the Victoria County Master Gardener’s column on Page A4 Friday had published with a previous column. The virtual plant sale was Oct. 23-24.
All charges will be waived at a COVID-19 testing site taking place at the Victoria Community Center Thursday. The site will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and representatives will be conducting house calls from 7 to 10 p.m. for those who cannot make it during the day. Appointments can be set…
A COVID-19 testing site at the Victoria Community Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 29. Representatives from the site will also be conducting house calls from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. for those who cannot make it during the day. To set up an appointment, call 210-608-2184. A story on P…
Congressman Michael Cloud has already filed the following bills and plans to continue working to get them passed if elected to the 27th Congressional District for a second full term: the Women’s Public Health and Safety Act was filed in September and a bill to create a federal Sunset Commiss…
Gregory Daniel James of San Antonio, was charged with criminal negligent homicide in the September 2018 death of Jeffrey Kenneth Hobby because the investigation showed he was passing a vehicle in a no passing zone and caused a head on collision, according to the indictment in the case. This …
Northside Baptist School, 4100 N. Laurent St. in Victoria, offers classes for children aged 2 years through fifth grade. The school offers extended care before school beginning at 7 a.m. and after school until 5:30 p.m. The school uses Abeka curriculum. They offer small classes and enrollmen…
At least 10 Victoria West football players either have tested positive for the novel coronavirus or have come in close contact with an infected player. A story on A1 Thursday misidentified the number of infected players. District officials declined to reveal the exact number of players who h…
Mark Myers, Republican candidate for Lavaca County judge, said “All our precinct chairs are unpaid volunteers. They put their heart and soul into this process. Now everyone thinks they ought to be strung up to dry. That’s not right.” A story on Page A6 Friday misattributed the quote.
Patsy Hand of Victoria planned the German-Texan Heritage Society’s convention that was mentioned in the Years Ago column on Page D3 on Sunday. Her name was wrong in the item.
Starting Sept. 1, anyone disposing of an uncovered load at Victoria’s landfill, 18141 Farm-to-Market Road 1686, will be charged a $30 fee. This fee has been in place prior to Sept. 1, but beginning Sept. 1, it will be formally enforced. The amount of time the fee has existed was not clear in…
To report an unsolicited package containing seeds, which may be part of a nationwide issue, please call 512-916-5241 or email SITC.Mail@aphis.usda.gov. Do not plant, throw away or open the package if at all possible. A story on Page A2 Friday incorrectly reported the phone number.
The driver of a truck tractor towing a semitrailer clipped the right rear of a piece of roadway equipment with the front right of his vehicle in a collision on U.S. 59 last Thursday, about one mile south of Ganado. The part of the truck tractor that collided with the roadway equipment was in…
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