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…
Samantha Pugh’s husband is a volunteer with the Magnolia Beach Volunteer Fire Department. A story on Page A4 Sunday incorrectly described Pugh’s involvement with the department.
The name of the margarita Frankarita served at Las Palmas Mexican Bar and Grill was trademarked by general manager Frank Neal Martinez in 2009. He went to work for the restaurant in 2016. The trademark credit was wrong in a story on Page 16 of the Best of the Best magazine that published April 26.
Michael Wetz is the chair for coastal ecosystem processes at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Alongside Jeff Turner, he is examining how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected coastal water quality in a project funded by Sea Gran…
Jane Bernal has worked for Victoria County for more than a decade as a assistant chief court clerk with a justice of the peace court. She also worked for 26 years with the Victoria and Bloomington school districts. The photo caption on Page A2 Thursday contained inaccurate information.
The July 1 guest column that was published on the Viewpoints Page B4 as an individual column was a column contributed by the Communities of Faith whose names were listed at the bottom of the column.
Jim and Gloria Mills are observing their 50th wedding anniversary. The family name was incorrect in a headline that appeared on Page A2 in Sunday’s edition.
Eric Callaway is on spring president’s honor roll and the dean’s list at Sam Houston State University. Callaway is pursuing a degree in engineering technology with a focus on electronics and computer engineering technology. His last name was misspelled in an announcement on Page A2 Monday.
Robert Anthony Ybarbo, a Victoria man who died Friday morning in a crash on U.S. 87 south of Cuero, was 38 years old. A story on Page A3 in Saturday’s paper incorrectly reported his age.
“Everyone must believe in something. I believe I’ll go canoeing.” This quote is widely attributed to philosopher Henry David Thoreau, but some scholars say there is no evidence he said or wrote it. An editorial on Page B2 on Thursday was not clear about that fact.
The Texas Department of Emergency Management will reimburse Port Lavaca for 90% of project costs associated with rebuilding Lighthouse Beach Fishing Pier as long as the city adheres to FEMA guidelines. A story on Page A3 Wednesday was unclear.
A man in his 40s is the eighth person in Victoria County to die of COVID-19, health officials reported Monday. The man’s age was inaccurate in a headline Tuesday on Page A1.
Nidra King was a volunteer at the May 22 Food Bank of the Golden Crescent distribution at the Victoria Community Center. Her name was misspelled in a photo caption on Page A1 May 23.
Faith Academy students will graduate June 28 at the Faith Family Church, 2002 Mockingbird Lane. An article that ran on Page A1 on Saturday incorrectly listed the graduation.
Delwyn Shae Blackwell’s last name was misspelled in the headline of the Senior Proud feature on Page A1 May 1. He is a senior at Industrial High School.
Nina Lopez is a hairstylist at Papillion Salon, 2525 N. Laurent St. Lopez was voted best hair stylist in the 2020 Best of the Best contest. The name of the salon was wrong on Page 50 of the Best of the Best magazine Sunday.
Victoria County commissioners are done trying to get answers from the company that did millions of dollars worth of work in the county after Hurricane Harvey.
The Community Action Committee is providing utility assistance. An article that ran on Page A2 on Saturday incorrectly described the type of assistance.
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, there were 66 recovered COVID-19 cases in Victoria County. An incorrect total was listed in a story on Page A1 Wednesday.
Wharton County had 35 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Officials corrected a news release issued Tuesday that inaccurately stated a new case had been confirmed, which led to the wrong total number of cases for the county in a story on Page A1 Wednesday. On Wednesday, officials further announced…
HIPAA is the acronym for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. The acronym was incorrect in a story that ran on Page A1 on April 15 and an editorial that ran on Page A5 in Wednesday’s paper.
Victoria City Council members Tuesday voted against a program that would have provided $680,000 in loans to local small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. If it had passed, businesses would have had to be in operation since before August 2019 to be eligible, among other requirements. Thi…
Rachel Caraway is a landman in Goliad and the former executive director of the Goliad Chamber of Commerce. Her last name was incorrect in a story on Page A1 Sunday.
The city of Port Lavaca issued a stay-at-home order, effective Saturday. A front-page story and headline Saturday incorrectly reported the jurisdiction for the order.
Religious services are considered essential under Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order. A story on Page A1 Wednesday misstated the impact of Victoria’s stay-at-home orders on religious institutions.
During a news conference on Sunday, Mayor McCoy did not specify a golf course where he saw golfers not practicing social distancing over the weekend.
A story about the Victoria Livestock Show’s auction and a mutton bustin’ photo appeared on Page A3 Monday. A Page A1 reference to that story Monday contained the wrong page number.
Zenon V. Gallegos, 58, was one of two Jackson County men who died Saturday in a head-on collision on Farm-to-Market Road 234. His age was incorrect in a story on Page A1 Monday.
Sen. John Cornyn will hold a campaign rally at the Officers’ Club, 333 Bachelor Drive, on March 2. The address of the rally was wrong in a story on Page A1 Tuesday.
Darrell Hempel is the father of 11-year-old Derek Hempel, who is showing a steer and heifer at the Victoria Livestock Show. The father’s first name was incorrect in a story on Page 22 of the Victoria Livestock Official Program and Guide on Sunday.
The 27th annual Knowledge Bowl, benefitting the Victoria Adult Literacy Council, will add a new division for college or university students this year.
Jeffrey Di Leo, former University of Houston-Victoria School of Arts and Sciences dean, served in the position for nearly 13 years. He was hired as the interim dean in August 2005 and named dean in August 2007.
James Kurth, a candidate for Victoria County commissioner of Precinct 3, earned an associate degree in liberal arts and electronics engineering from Saint Leo University; a bachelor’s degree in information technology management, magna cum laude, from Trident University; and a master’s degree…
A garden program created by Shields Elementary School kindergarten teacher Sandra Caltzonzin was funded with a grant from the VISD Education Foundation. A story on Page A3 Tuesday incorrectly reported the funding group.
Victoria College will hold a Nursing Pathways Info Night from 6 -7 p.m. Feb. 5 at Hallettsville’s Zelda L. Allen School of Nursing. VC’s Main Campus will host a Nursing Pathways Info Night from 6-7 p.m. Feb. 13 in Room 132 of VC’s Health Sciences Center. A story on Page A5 on Jan. 31 contain…
The 2nd annual Crossroads Heart and Stroke Walk was on the campuses of Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria. A story and photo caption on Page A2 Sunday incorrectly reported the location of the walk.
AARP Tax-Aide is offering free income tax help from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays from Feb. 3 – April 13 at Victoria Senior Center, 603 E. Murray St.
The live cattle commodities for Jan. 29 closed at 120.23, closed the day prior at 120.70 and experienced an increase of 47 cents per pound. Incorrect information was printed Thursday in the Commodities Market Report on Page B4.
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