Bingo resumed at the Knights of Columbus Hall April 7 after being shuttered since Dec. 2 because of the pandemic, and longtime players found their passion and their friends again.
Three years ago, Cole Ohrt, who lives in Mission Valley, was a 14-year-old cowboy who loved to rope and ride. In a freak accident, he became a quadriplegic and has been confined to a wheelchair ever since.
For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten.
For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision. Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision? And shall not uncircumcision whi…
As we begin to come out of the pandemic and think about this past year of learning, we have learned a lot about remote instruction and resilience.
This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead. For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope…
For all this I considered in my heart even to declare all this, that the righteous, and the wise, and their works, are in the hand of God: no man knoweth either love or hatred by all that is before them.
It’s an old and bittersweet story in Texas: Property values rise, local property tax revenue rises and the state government spends less on public education.
The federal government is handing the city of Victoria and Victoria County millions of dollars to help recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 around Georgia’s new voter law, characterized by both Stacey Abrams and President Joe Biden as a new form of Jim Crow.
I have enjoyed your writing for years, I can honestly say I can understand how you feel. I see so many hateful and hurtful things being said online, social media, I think to myself, is this what life is now. So much hate, it can bring anyone down. Then I remember it takes just one smile and …
Even before the pandemic, Texas schools faced daunting challenges. About 88% of students were economically disadvantaged. Two ethnic groups that comprised about two-thirds of enrollment (and rapidly growing) held less than 8% of the state’s wealth. Many districts had massive infrastructure d…
When I applied mine heart to know wisdom, and to see the business that is done upon the earth: (for also there is that neither day nor night seeth sleep with his eyes:).
There is a vanity which is done upon the earth; that there be just men, unto whom it happeneth according to the work of the wicked; again, there be wicked men, to whom it happeneth according to the work of the righteous: I said that this also is vanity.
The state budget approved by the Texas Senate on Tuesday is just the start: Lawmakers still have to decide what to do with billions in federal COVID-19 relief money.
Since the weeklong freeze in February, Nasir Kureshy, the owner of Turtle Creek Aquaculture in Palacios, has been busy cleaning out the tens of thousands of redfish that died in his ponds, applying for disaster loans and pleading along with other farmers for relief.
Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God, And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law; And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness, An…
Last week we held our Board Excellence awards. For those who are unfamiliar, these awards celebrate a student’s academic standing and conduct. Students from each grade level from five through eight, and the top 10 students from Victoria East High School and Victoria West High School grade le…
And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity.
New voting restrictions working their way through the Texas Legislature have more to do with the 2018 election cycle than the one in 2020.
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits in the U.S. fell to 684,000 in late March for the first time in a year. Believe it or not, that’s important. “Initial claims” sounds like something only an economist could love (and a nerdy one at that). This weekly statistic represents the firs…
This is almost too easy but I can’t resist. I was actually going to write a column about President Biden’s dog, Major, biting people; also among the lowest of the hanging fruits. “President’s dog a Major pain.” It writes itself.
When I pushed open the doors of the Victoria College in 2009, my 13-year-old self had yet to realize the profound impact the college would have on my life.
Since the death of George Floyd, our esteemed media, as well as their Democratic allies, have suggested that Floyd’s alleged murder is representative of broader American white supremacy, that Floyd’s experience with law enforcement is indicative of how American police pose an existential thr…
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