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Parents reboot annual frustration with East, West school traffic

There are three ways Erica Gutierrez tries to get out of the Bell Tower neighborhood every morning to drop off her daughter at school: down… Read more

Fish caught locally with plastic bottle in gut is sign of global problem

A woman recently reeled in more than just a redfish from Lavaca Bay. Read more

With cotton harvest underway, farmers fear grocery bags, plastic contamination

As this year’s cotton harvest season kicks off, farmers have not only the effects of the trade war to fear but also the flimsy plastic bags… Read more

Little-known Kansas company lands in Victoria after Hurricane Harvey

A little-known Kansas company is at the center of a controversy about whether Victoria County spent Hurricane Harvey recovery money in the … Read more


Ron Sitka: APT event coming to Victoria

As I sit here watching the FedEx Cup finals, I can’t help thinking about how far professional golf and golf in general have come in my life… Read more

Area Football Schedule

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Late Saturday Scores

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In Good Company: Marvin Harvey joins American Bank - Victoria

Marvin Harvey has joined American Bank’s Victoria branch as a senior commercial lending officer. He has more than 33 years of financial ins… Read more

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Cat owners show off furry companions

When we asked for selfies of our readers and their cats, we hoped the turnout would rival that of our past, canine-themed contest. Kitty en… Read more

Get Out

The Romantics, Men Without Hats to perform at Flip Flop Fest

For those who remember playing a cassette so much that the metallic tape loosened and frayed, which required winding and tightening the tap… Read more


Healthy childhoods one of many ways to prevent violence

Yet again, more mass shootings have our nation desperately searching for answers to difficult questions. How could they have been prevented… Read more

Austin's permitting department has serious work to do

The following editorial published in the Austin American-Statesman on Aug. 18: Read more

Political cartoon for Aug. 26

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JOANE MARIE JANAK MORAVIA - Joane Marie Janak, 50; Funeral Mass Service: 10 am, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic … Read more


MANUEL ALCALA LLAMAS VICTORIA - Manuel Alcala Llamas "El Gran Senor", age 52, of Victoria, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2019. He was b… Read more


ANNA FRAHM VICTORIA - Anna Frahm was welcomed into the arms of our Lord Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Family and friends will gather for a memo… Read more

Upcoming Events

Zelda L. Allen School of Nursing to hold Nursing Pathways Info Night

Victoria College’s Zelda L. Allen School of Nursing in Hallettsville will hold a Nursing Pathways I… Read more

Travel presentation, "Shades of Ireland"

There will be a travel presentation, "Shades of Ireland", at 6 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Cuero Chamber of… Read more

Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills

Victoria College’s Workforce & Continuing Education Department will offer two sessions of “Core… Read more

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Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the upper 70s.

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