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.
Victoria City Council is considering creating a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone in the city’s downtown area as part of its effort to implement the newly adopted Downtown Master Plan.
American Regional Health Center announces the arrival of their newest doctor, W. Jacob Cobb, M.D. The doctor joined the clinic Aug. 1 and is now accepting new patients. Cobb received his medical degree from Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in College Station, and compl…
The low rumble of thunder rolled across the plains. The ground was slick and muddy, and a steady drizzle of rain fell from the sky. Lightning spiderwebbed across the dark clouds blanketing the sky.
This is a listing of building permits issued by the city of Victoria from Oct. 13-19 for new commercial, commercial remodeling, new residential construction and manufactured homes.
Adopting a pet from an animal shelter or rescue means that you get to save a life and give an animal a loving home. Because of you, that pet gets a second chance. The number of euthanized animals could be greatly reduced if more people would adopt pets instead of purchasing them.
As of Friday, the hospitalization rate for COVID-19 patients in Victoria’s trauma service area was 9.16%, according to the state health department. Eleven ICU beds were available in the trauma service area, which encompasses Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Jackson, Lavaca and Victoria counties. Hos…
Stephen Biles, the integrated pest management extension agent for the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, will discuss integrated pest management strategies during his presentation at the South Texas Farm and Ranch Show.
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- 361 area code becomes required dialing
- DeWitt County sheriff remains hospitalized after being burned
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- Area teams rise, fall in state football rankings
- Victoria firefighter arrested on felony fraud, theft charges
- Shiner girls, Industrial's Simons win gold at regionals
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