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City of Victoria plans improvements to 3 parks

Hopkins Park, Ethel Lee Tracy Park and Boulevard Park soon will be improved. Read more

Moonshine Drinkery to reopen this week

Moonshine Drinkery will reopen this week under new ownership. Read more

Young professionals gather to help Victoria welcome more of their colleagues

Since moving from Houston to Victoria nine months ago, William Myers, 28, said he’s had to work to find a place for himself in the communit… Read more

Game rooms keep spinning in Victoria but at smaller scale

By this time last year, the city of Victoria had issued more than three times the number of game room permits approved so far in 2019. Read more

Sports

Bay City USA Swimming

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Swimmers compete for opportunity at state in regional meet

Ten-year-old Marcello Garcia had one goal in mind Saturday at the regional championships: qualify for state. Read more

TAAF Victoria Regional Swim Meet

Following are Sunday’s results from the TAAF Victoria Regional Swim Meet. Read more

Business

Victoria Advocate digital marketing agency expands

Digital teams from the Victoria Advocate and five other agencies are joining to form one digital marketing agency, M. Roberts Digital. Read more

 
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Features

Camp Aranzazu a getaway haven for Brownson Home youths

ROCKPORT – On a hot and sticky late-June morning, a group of children fish in Copano Bay off a small pier. Read more

Get Out

Yoakum Heritage Museum honors local WWII heroes

More than 650 men and women from the Yoakum area posed in front of cameras in their respective military uniforms during World War II. Their… Read more

Opinion

Space race is American triumph

Sputnik 1 was launched Oct. 4, 1957. The Soviets scored a Superbowl touchdown with that scientific breakthrough. Everyone was worried about… Read more

Ross Perot's death leaves broad legacy

The following editorial published in The Dallas Morning News on July 9: Read more

Political cartoon for July 15

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Obituaries

ESTELLA LOUISE JOHNSON

ESTELLA LOUISE JOHNSON CUERO - Estella Johnson, 71, of Cuero died on Thursday, July 11, 2019. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Jul… Read more

MARIA SANDOVAL

MARIA ELENA SANDOVAL VICTORIA - Maria Elena Sandoval, 65 of Victoria, passed Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 Funeral Mass, Monday, July 15th at … Read more

TIMOTHY JOSEPH SCHILHAB

TIMOTHY JOSEPH SCHILHAB VICTORIA - Timothy Joseph Schilhab passed away July 12, 2019 at the age of 70. He was born July 6, 1949 to the late… Read more

Upcoming Events

Crescent Valley Baptist VBS

Crescent Valley Baptist Church VBS  Read more

Family Craft: Build-your-own-Alien

Bring your imagination to life as the Victoria Public Library provides you with all of the tools ne… Read more

Two-week Hallet Oak Gallery Summer Camp

Two-week Hallet Oak Gallery Summer Camp with Linda Cejka from 9 a.m.-noon July 15-21 at the Hallet … Read more

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