State fire investigators on Tuesday said they could not determine the cause fire that destroyed a Bay City funeral home fire last week.
Texas State Board of Education member Ruben Cortez Jr. toured Victoria elementary schools to get a firsthand view of the innovative learning pathways on offer.
On Aug. 27, at about 4 p.m., three suspects, two men and a woman, met with the victim in the 200 block of Magdelena Drive to discuss the sale of some property. The back seat passenger, a man, snatched the property from the victim. When the victim tried to retrieve it, the back seat passenger…
The Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission has published its 2022 program of projects for the Victoria Transit program and are seeking public input.
Minerva and Liliana Torres had “the closest relationship I think any mother and daughter could have,” one family member said.
More than 50 members of the Victoria County Master Gardeners Association broke into song as Cliff Knezek entered the pavilion at the Victoria Educational Gardens for a surprise celebration of his 100th birthday Tuesday morning.
Torchbearer Omicron chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Wednesday in the home of Gene Evans with Carolyn Pritchard as hostess, according to a news release.
Editor’s note: This story is being republished in its entirety. A portion of it was missing from the print edition of the Victoria Advocate Sunday.
Those looking to make phone calls out of the 361 area code will be required to dial the full 10 digit telephone number for all local calls moving forward.
Victoria County Commissioners expressed their support for moving forward with the idea to have a third party firm provide an analysis of the different governance options available for the Victoria Regional Airport.
DeWitt County Sheriff Carl Bowen is recovering following a burn pit accident this weekend, DeWitt County Chief Deputy John Garoni said Monday.
The Shiner Gaslight Dinner Theatre’s fall production, “Steel Magnolias,” is a comedy-drama about the bond among a group of Southern women in Northwest Louisiana, according to a news release.
Thousands of adopted rubber ducks will dive into the Guadalupe River at Pebble Beach in Riverside Park and race toward the finish line at the 2nd Annual Victoria Duck Safari Nov. 6. The event, which will include food trucks, will kick off at noon, and the duck race will begin at 2 p.m.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of DeWitt County, DeWitt County Beef and Forage Committee and Cuero Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture are sponsoring a five hour continuing education event on Nov. 18.
For Christmas each year, the Salvation Army Angel Tree program gathers and distributes toys and clothing for underprivileged children and special needs clients as well as gifts for seniors, according to a news release.
Hallet Oak Gallery will provide Halloween treats to children on the square in downtown Hallettsville 3-5 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release from the gallery.
Q: I’m helping my son apply for financial aid so he can go to college in the fall. We’re starting to feel confused and overwhelmed. What should I do?
Light piano music played in the background of Allie Byars’ first grade classroom at Victoria’s Smith STEM Academy. It was intended to help the students get into a focused mindset. The tables the students sat at were covered with craft supplies. Students manipulated pipe cleaners, popsicle st…
Thousands of costumed candy-seekers braved the heat and descended upon Victoria’s DeLeon Plaza for an afternoon of music, contests, free food and trick-or-treating.
The University of Houston-Victoria raised $2,896,065 during the 2020-2021 fiscal year in donations, the second largest amount in the university’s history as donations to the university continue to increase.
It’s easy for us to get caught up in the present, project what we would like to see for the future, all while forgetting everything that’s already happened in the past. Sometimes we all need to take a breath and reflect on everything that has gotten us to where we are today. Without these ac…
Victoria County Commissioners plan to discuss the possibility of having a third party analysis done of various governance options for the Victoria Regional Airport at Monday’s meeting.
With the support of local leaders, government entities and entrepreneurs, the University of Houston-Victoria College of Business has secured $915,000 for a partnership with a company to help increase entrepreneurship and economic development in the Victoria area.
The South Texas Farm & Ranch Show continues to be the longest running (started in 1982) nonprofit regional farm and ranch show in South Texas and this year will enjoy its 37th year of success by providing quality, relevant, education for farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, and the general…
Dr. Jeff Hyde, director of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will be the luncheon speaker at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 27 at the South Texas Farm and Ranch Show in Annex 1,2, and 4 in the Victoria Community Center.
It is hard getting out of bed early in the morning. It is harder when you plan to run a half marathon right after. But for Debbie Baldera, her daughter and hundreds of others Saturday morning, the fight against cancer was a strong motivator.
Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither will the vibrant, bustling downtown described in Victoria’s new Downtown Master Plan. However, the wheels have been set in motion, and changes are beginning in the historic heart of the city.
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