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Magnitude 3.3 earthquake detected in Gonzales County

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake was detected a few miles south of Smiley after midnight Saturday, according to the United States Geological Surv… Read more

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Report: Victoria County DWI Court effective in preventing repeat offenses

Victoria County’s DWI court effectively prevents repeated driving while intoxicated offenses, according to a University of Houston-Victoria… Read more

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$158.6 million bond could address district equity

The Victoria school district proposed a $156.8 million bond for the May 1 ballot. The proposal looks to rebuild two campuses and address d… Read more

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Child in critical condition after crash, driver had DWIs

A Victoria mother and her three children who were critically injured in a crash last week are receiving treatment at a San Antonio hospital… Read more

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Victoria man killed in two-vehicle highway crash

A two-vehicle highway crash killed a Victoria man Saturday morning. Read more

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Sports

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East comes up short in Vets' 1-hitter

The game was in danger of breaking open in the top of the sixth inning of Saturday's District 29-5A baseball game at Riverside Stadium. Read more

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Late softball scores

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Late Baseball scores

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Business

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Backwoods SoulFood Cafe nears completion of restaurant on Southside

Family recipes from over 100 years ago have been served by Backwoods SoulFood Cafe’s food truck for about six years, and soon customers wil… Read more

Features

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Ashley Hunter: My son is a Yellow Ninja

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 jus… Read more

Get Out

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Get ready for summer

Are you planning a summer event for kids? Read more

Opinion

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Transparency is needed in how pandemic recovery funds are spent

The federal government is handing the city of Victoria and Victoria County millions of dollars to help recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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Syndicated column: Past time to fight back

This week, on the basis of whole-cloth lies, major corporations went to political war with the state of Georgia. The lies at issue revolved… Read more

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Letter: Statements made during Victoria school board candidate debate were not true

Editor, the Advocate: Read more

Obituaries

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Mary Elizabeth Willbern

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Emilia Garcia

Emilia Garcia Read more

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Carolyn Ford Wills

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