In July 2020, 44 Victoria County residents died of COVID-19, making it the second deadliest month of the pandemic. A story on Page A1 Sunday incorrectly stated the month that saw the second highest number of COVID-19 - related deaths.
A 36-year-old man charged with arson and murder in a Victoria fire was convicted of manslaughter in 2007 for a fatal 2006 shooting. An A1 story in Saturday’s newspaper incorrectly stated the year the shooting occurred.
State Trooper Rob Mallory’s son is enrolled in the Vine School in Victoria. An A1 story in Wednesday’s issue incorrectly stated which of his children was attending the school.
Private Wealth, an asset management firm, opened offices in San Antonio and Corpus Christi on Friday with plans to open a third in Victoria. A story on Page A3 Friday had the incorrect day of the opening.
All courses offered by the University of Houston-Victoria are accredited. UHV is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers concentrations in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and data science in the Master of Science in computer in…
The articles ‘City of Victoria seeks feedback about information distribution’ and ‘Public Works prepares for record-breaking year of street projects’ were written by the City of Victoria Office of Communication. The articles, which appeared on Page A2 Wednesday, contained incorrect bylines.
Anna Harris does not work for Christ’s Kitchen. Harris is part of a collaborative group of support workers who meet at the Victoria soup kitchen on Wednesdays. A story on A1 Saturday did not specify her connection to the soup kitchen.
The drive-thru barbecue benefit for Affectionate Arms Adult Day Health Care Center originally scheduled for Sept. 18 was canceled. A calendar listing on Page A2 Friday incorrectly included the event.
Andy Rosalez retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of master sergeant. Rosalez’s rank was incorrectly stated in a story on A1 of Sunday’s paper.
The Texas Workforce Solutions — Vocational Rehabilitation Services is at 120 S. Main St. Suite 110 and can be reached by phone at 361-578-0341. A story on Page B1 Sunday did not list the agency’s suite number and listed an incorrect phone number.
An article on Page A2 of Wednesday’s newspaper incorrectly reported the number of people who have returned mailed ballots. As of Wednesday, 566 people had returned ballots for the city’s special election.
Victoria County did not report new COVID-19 deaths Monday. A clerical error resulted in the incorrect number of deaths being reported in a graphic on Page A2 Tuesday. Since the start of the pandemic, 231 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in Victoria County. The last time a new COVID-19 deat…
Kendra Matthews is the executive administrative assistant for the University of Houston-Victoria’s Provost’s Office. Her job title was incorrect in the story on Page D4 Sunday.
A photograph on Page A1 Thursday incorrectly described law enforcement officers who were pictured booking a Bloomington woman into jail. The law enforcement officers were officials with the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office.
Greg Bonewald, the deputy superintendent of Victoria school district, wrote the School Matters column on Page A2 Monday. The wrong person was credited with writing the column.
Big Tex Fireworks Stand is located on the corner of Southwest Moody Street and Timber Road in Victoria. The location was incorrect in a story on Page A1 on Wednesday.
The top photos from the Victoria Photography Club 2021 Annual Photography Contest will go on display at the Victoria Mall Aug. 14-21. The dates were incorrect in a story on Page A3 Tuesday.
Dr. Robert Zboril is the owner of Zboril Dental Center. The name of his business was wrong on Page 9 of the Business Review special section, which published Sunday.
On Tuesday, the Victoria Advocate reported that the Victoria Police Department’s budget for personnel costs is set to increase by $700,000 in part due to the implementation of Phase II of the Compensation Pay Plan, while the Victoria Fire Department will only see a net increase of $5,000.
The National Guard is holding a vaccine clinic at Christ's Kitchen with help from Wesley nurses at First United Methodist Church and Webster Chapel on July 8. A story on A1 of Saturday's newspaper incorrectly listed the assisting entity.
A Victoria County grand jury declined to indict Kimberly Hoff, 31, of Yoakum, on capital murder charges related to the 2018 deaths of Victoria residents Michelle Johnson, 31, and Dward Kitchens, 34. Instead, Hoff was charged on two counts of tampering with physical evidence, which remain pen…
Calhoun County parks board chairman Allan Berger kicked off public review of the Green Lake project at a meeting last Thursday. The day was incorrect in a story on Page A1 Saturday.
Jason Montemayor is a special operations supervisor with U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Montemayor’s name was spelled incorrectly in a story on Page A1 Friday and photo captions on Page A1 Thursday.
Stephen Sprencel, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, Roy Aubrey Arnot, who served in the Army, and Clarence Spearman, who also served in the U.S. Army, were left off the list of veterans who were honored at Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony. The list of those honored started on Page A1 Tuesday.
A Seadrift activist was arrested Wednesday at a Galveston protest against the dredging of Matagorda Bay. A story on Page A1 in Saturday’s newspaper included a headline that misspelled Seadrift.
The University of Houston-Victoria has 4,931 students enrolled. An article on Page 22 in the Victoria Advocate’s special 175th anniversary section on Sunday was less precise about the number of students.
State Rep. Geanie Morrison, R-Victoria, is the longest serving Republican woman in the Texas House of Representatives. Senfronia Thompson, D-Houston, is the longest serving woman in the State House. She was first elected in 1972. Information on Page 28 of the Advocate’s anniversary section g…
Natalia Ruiz is the daughter of Theresa Gutierrez. Ruiz's last name was wrong in a story on Page 20 of the Advocate's special anniversary section on Sunday.
Beth M. Koonce, a certified financial planner professional for KMH Wealth Management, wrote this week about making quarterly payments to estate plans. Stephanie Moreno, the executive director of the South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable (STEER) wrote about topics STEER recommends watc…
Interested candidates cannot file for a place on the ballot for Victoria’s District 3 City Council special election until the election is officially called. Officials anticipate the election will be called May 11, meaning those interested could begin filing Wednesday. A story on Page A1 Tues…
Property owners over 65, who qualified for the homestead tax exemption, can see school tax increases if major renovations have been done to the home. A story on Sunday's A1 was incorrect.
A Victoria Advocate editorial on Page A5 Wednesday about traffic safety was in support of two median projects. The editorial’s last paragraph incorrectly stated that opinion.
The headline on the UHV column by Abran Rodriguez, Ph.D., should have read “Tips for parents: academically and socially supporting a child with disabilities.” The headline that was published on Page A2 April 6 did not clearly summarize the message in the column.
A Yoakum home recently awarded a historical marker after its owner Michael Machalec and his friend Steve Holifield renovated it currently has a sale pending. A correction on Page A2 Saturday was not clear about this.
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.
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