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Tree of Angels event honors those who left too soon

PORT LAVACA – John Amador remembers his mother every year the same way – with an angel. Read more

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Hearing in dog attack set in Victoria Municipal Court

The fate of two dogs that attacked a woman on Nov. 23 will be decided in a hearing at the Victoria City Municipal Court at 9:30 a.m. Friday… Read more

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After 32 years, departing city leader regarded as ‘always the professional’

When Victoria’s assistant city manager started his first job with the city at age 23, he thought he’d work as a planner for a few years and… Read more

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Longtime sheriff’s deputy files to run for commissioner seat in GOP race

As a lifelong resident of Victoria, Kenneth Wells said he has continuously looked for ways to make an impact and invest back into the commu… Read more

Sports

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Refugio rolls to quarterfinal win over Holland (w/video)

SAN ANTONIO — Antwaan Gross was playing in a fourth-round playoff game for the first time, but it was hard to tell. Read more

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Westbrook has triple-double as Rockets beat Raptors

TORONTO (AP) – Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, James Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 points and the … Read more

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Thursday's Basketball scores

Schulenburg Tournament Read more

Business

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On top of the news: Advocate's move, one step closer

Richard Janecka, owner of Sign Crafters, 406 W. Water St., and installation technicians Charles Graham, and Willard Graham, install the fin… Read more

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Features

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Young Life Victoria nurtures faith, friendships among high school students

Rock ’n’ roll Christmas music blared from a sound system outside the dimly lit St. Francis Episcopal Church Hall on Monday night. Read more

Get Out

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Museum's 'The Road So Far' provides experiences of others' lives

Art can offer a window into the lives of others. In Victoria, “The Road So Far,” an exhibit at the Five Points Contemporary Museum of Art, … Read more

Opinion

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Syndicated column: Read any good books by dogs lately?

If you’re tired of running around in circles to find a Christmas gift for the dog lovers on your list, I know just the thing for you to fet… Read more

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Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice

THUMBS-UP Read more

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Syndicated column: Deck the halls, hit the deck

Yes, I am one of “those” people. Read more

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Obituaries

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BAVY SPARKMAN

BAVY GLYNN SPARKMAN BLOOMINGTON - Bavy Glynn Sparkman passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the age of 84. He was born July 18, 193… Read more

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CALVIN PFEIL

CALVIN R. PFEIL SR. VICTORIA - Calvin Ray Pfeil Sr., 90, of Victoria, passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, surrounded by his family. C… Read more

EDWARD SLOVACEK

EDWARD SLOVACEK AUSTIN - Edward "Eddie" Slovacek, age 62, passed away Tuesday. Funeral 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Thiele-Cooper … Read more

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Victoria's Annual Lighted Christmas Parade

Date and time
VenueDowntown Victoria
CostFree

The annual Lighted Christmas Parade will be held on December 7th from 6-9 p.m. This free parade will start at Goodwin and Main, go down to …

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Port O'Connor: Lighted Boat Parade

Date and time
VenueDowntown Port O'Connor
CostFree

The annual Port O'Connor Lighted Boat Parade is at 6:45 p.m. Dec. 7 on the Intracoastal Canal. To register for the boat parade go to poctoy…

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Goliad: Christmas at the Mission

Date and time
VenueGoliad State Park & Historic Site
Cost$4

Come enjoy "Christmas at the Mission," a Christmas concert from 6-7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Mission Espiritu Santo in Goliad State Park, 108 Par…

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"The Road So Far" exhibit opening at Five Points Museum

Date and time
VenueFive Points Museum
CostFree

Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art will hold the opening of a new exhibition by Houston artist Jesse Lott and Louisiana artist Travis W…

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Edna: Miracle on Main Christmas Market

Date and time
VenueDowntown Edna
CostFree

Shop local stores at Edna's Miracle on Main Christmas Market from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7 in downtown Edna. This is a great time to shop for t…

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Gary P. Nunn birthday bash and concert at Schroeder Hall

Date and time
VenueSchroeder Dance Hall
Cost$20 advance general admission

We are excited to host one of the Biggest Birthday Parties in Texas, at Schroeder Dance Hall! Gary P. Nunn has been TAKING TEXAS TO THE COU…

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Christmas in Goliad

Date and time
VenueDowntown Goliad

The two day celebration occurs every year on the first Friday and Saturday of December. Attractions include arts and craft booths, food ven…

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Christmas Days/Nights at the Texas Zoo!

Date and time
VenueTexas Zoo

The Texas Zoo is being transformed into a winter wonderland. Every weekend leading up to Christmas will be filled with hot chocolate, candy…

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Cuero’s Christmas in the Park

Date and time
VenueCuero City Park
CostFree

Christmas in the Park is a free self-guided driving tour featuring almost 300 lighted displays and several hundred snowflakes/trees at the …

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Yoakum: Christmas Tree Forest

Date and time
VenueYoakum Heritage Museum
Cost$5

Yoakum Heritage Museum is having its 31st annual Christmas Tree Forest display from Nov. 24-Jan. 8. The display is open 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, T…

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