The following editorial published in the Austin American-Statesman on Aug. 18:
Two years ago this date, we were preparing for Hurricane Harvey to come ashore. We didn’t know where it would hit or how badly it would destroy our homes, businesses, communities and lives.
A salty breeze moves little sand granules swiftly across a freshly built boardwalk overlooking a playground for fiddler crabs and other wildlife. This boardwalk was damaged by Hurricane Harvey two years ago, but a newly reconstructed one has breathed new life along this stretch of Texas coas…
When Calhoun County voters elected two newcomers to the Calhoun Port Authority board – a rare ousting of incumbents from a formerly obscure public office – they sent a loud and clear message: Enough of this. We want transparency.
As we recently reported, Victoria County is not exempt from a disturbing nationwide trend. The flood of opioids into the area through a seven-year period was such that each resident would have amassed 301 pain pills. Of course, this number is an average, so while some were completely drug-fr…
For the past three weeks, a broken green lawn chair has lain along U.S. 77 about three miles north of Victoria. When it first appeared along the highway, it looked as if it had fallen out of someone’s truck, but now as the grass has grown up around it, the broken chair is an unsightly piece …
Each year, as many as 4,800 visitors stroll through the galleries of the historic Nave Museum to appreciate fine art created mainly by Texas artists. The museum typically hosts six annual exhibits that are free and open to the public.
Under the massive canopy of an oak tree, mounds of uprooted grass line the pavement of the parking lot waiting to be stuffed into garbage bags. A group of volunteers, blissfully unaware of a light rain shower under the protection of the natural umbrella of the tree, use their shovels and han…
Each year, tens of thousands of public and private high schools across the U.S. schedule reunions. Alumni come together, trade stories about their lives with their former classmates and reminisce about earlier days.
If you have a child in elementary school or live near a campus in Victoria, you may have noticed some commotion recently as all 14 sites prepare to install new playground equipment.
The recent joint meeting of the Victoria County Commission and the Victoria Airport Commission raised more questions than it answered.
Theatre Victoria’s production of “Mamma Mia!” debuts Friday and six more performances run through Aug. 4 at the Welder Center for the Performing Arts. The production is taking the family feeling of community theater to new heights with Laura and Kate Klimist, mother-daughter duo from Victori…
On a hazy morning with salt hanging heavily in the air, gentle waves crash against little sailboats as they drift away from a floating dock. On the edge of Copano Bay, campers wait patiently on sturdy ground in their life vests to have their turn in a sailboat.
Recently, my alarm sounded at the excruciating time of 3:45 a.m. I rolled over and stumbled blearily out of bed to begin my morning ablutions. Only one thing could spur me from my cozy bed in the middle of the night.
A slow-moving motorcade winds its way down Old Bloomington Road to the Port of Victoria. Leading the way are two of the largest vessels built by Diamond Fiberglass.
Physicians play critically important roles in keeping members of our community healthy. Their responsibilities are immense, and not all of us fully realize the amount of time and extraordinary discipline it takes for them to successfully and efficiently care for their patients while staying …
You can describe Formosa Plastics as a “serial offender” of the environment, a polluter that must be stopped, as a federal judge recently did.
- Parents reboot annual frustration with East, West school traffic
- Little-known Kansas company lands in Victoria after Hurricane Harvey
- Fish caught locally with plastic bottle in gut is sign of global problem
- In Good Company: Marvin Harvey joins American Bank - Victoria
- National Hurricane Center monitors disturbance in Gulf
- With cotton harvest underway, farmers fear grocery bags, plastic contamination
- Austin's permitting department has serious work to do
- Blotter: Victoria man charged with stalking
- VC announces 2019-20 Lyceum Lecture Series lineup
- Commissioners to approve payment for mold remediation work in jail