Ticking from the car engines could still be heard after they cooled down from a three-hour journey from San Antonio to Victoria as two brothers reunited in their hometown.
Victoria ISD has a lot of amazing things happening for students, parents, and staff. So much that it’s hard to keep up with if you’re not in the daily folds of everything that is being developed and executed. Cut to an amazing idea brought forward by Superintendent Quintin Shepherd to create…
The Commissioners Court will consider authorizing an appeal of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s proposed flood boundary for the Port of Victoria at its Monday meeting.
Ashley Cano poked her fingers into a deep gash on a mannequin meant to mimic a gunshot wound.
The design and development of intelligent health care for COVID-19 management, interactions between Union soldiers and Southern women during the Civil War, and the development of town law in medieval communities are just three of the areas that University of Houston-Victoria faculty members …
University of Houston-Victoria International Programs will offer a virtual version of its International Festival this month showcasing countries and cooking demonstrations from different cultures.
The University of Houston-Victoria has won a gold ADDY award for creative excellence in the four-state District 10 competition of the American Advertising Federation Awards.
The University of Houston-Victoria is planning a virtual commencement ceremony on May 15 to individually recognize 2020 alumni and students who will graduate this spring.
The Victoria school district proposed a $156.8 million bond for the May 1 ballot. The proposal looks to rebuild two campuses and address district-wide repairs. In a four-part series, the Advocate will explore the bond proposal and what it means for the community.
A Victoria mother and her three children who were critically injured in a crash last week are receiving treatment at a San Antonio hospital, family members said Friday.
Victoria County’s DWI court effectively prevents repeated driving while intoxicated offenses, according to a University of Houston-Victoria professor’s analysis of 13 years of data.
Spring is here and the wildflowers are popping up all over. It’s time to take out your camera and start photographing the beautiful wildflowers that are so plentiful throughout the Crossroads.
Family recipes from over 100 years ago have been served by Backwoods SoulFood Cafe’s food truck for about six years, and soon customers will be able to dine in the business’s new brick and mortar restaurant.
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported 29 new COVID-19 cases and one new death from the respiratory disease in the Crossroads Saturday.
Spring means grass. Hopefully, healthy green grass! The February long freeze set lawns back about two weeks, but many are starting to come out of their dormancy. Usually, we recommend fertilization around April 15 and that will most likely be correct for this year as well.
I don’t know who is more proud of my son, me or himself. I was there from the beginning, with every roll and tumble and jump, and he is just beginning. However, I felt like this was a huge triumph for me, not to make his accomplishments all about me, but I worked hard to get him to where he …
Budgeting doesn’t have to be a difficult task. In fact, with some knowledge and strategy, just about anyone can set and reach financial goals, according to a Victoria financial advisor and University of Houston-Victoria alumna.
This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from March 31 — April 6 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.
Rodney L. Reed was recently selected as one of the TOP 50 Black Professionals & Entrepreneurs of Texas for his accomplishments during his 25 years with UPS. Reed was born and raised in Victoria and graduated from Stroman High in 1991. His parents Herbert “Bubba” and Dorothy Reed and his …
CUERO — While cancellations of rodeos caused Slone Saddles to produce fewer western horse saddles, the demand for the business’s higher end products has increased in the past year.
CAPE CARANCAHUA — Dennis Koepke hadn’t planned on getting his COVID-19 vaccine Thursday.
The Victoria County Elections Commission Board met Friday to address concerns raised by poll watchers during the November election and clarify the rules that govern poll watchers.
GOLIAD — Three defendants connected to the 2019 death of a Goliad father are scheduled to be in court in June, according to court records. One of the defendants faces a murder charge.
The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Victoria County Public Health Department reported 42 new COVID-19 cases Friday in the Crossroads.
The last of three debates leading up to the May 1 election will be Wednesday. The Victoria Advocate and the Victoria Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor the debate between Victoria school board District 2 candidates Estella De Los Santos and Kenneth Wells.
"And God said, 'Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night and let them be for the seasons'" (Genesis 1:14).
Women of all faiths and denominations will have a chance to deepen their faith at “Arise: Life in the Holy Spirit,” hosted by the Women’s Discipleship Team, a branch of the Catholic Diocese of Victoria’s Office of Family Evangelization.
As human beings, we are a small part of a much bigger ecosystem and universe. We are citizens of the cosmic community as well as the human community. Faith informs us that God is the web, the energy, the space, the light revealed in this vast net of relationships. Everything visible, without…
I remember being home for Christmas with my family just before my 25th birthday. I had graduated from the university I attended and spent the following two years on the mission field.
Matt Pena daubed his bingo sheets with pink Wednesday night in the same way he once had when attended bingo nights in Victoria years ago.
When Michael Machalec drove by the Dempsey Benton Cain House in Yoakum in 2001, the columns were crumbling and the home hadn’t been lived in for two decades.
A Refugio police officer accused of recklessly causing bodily injury to a 3-day old infant by using pepper spray last month was indicted Tuesday, according to court records.
The Texas Department of State Health Services and the Victoria County Public Health Department reported 55 new COVID-19 cases and one new death from the respiratory disease Thursday.
The Republican Women of Yoakum Area will host a legislative forum on Saturday for the 21 counties that make up Texas Senate District 18, represented by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst.
Although roseate spoonbills are not an unusual sight in coastal habitats, I still get excited when I see these colorful, somewhat bizarre-looking birds. The spoonbill’s pink coloration looks pretty out of place compared to its surroundings but makes sense considering its diet, which includes…
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