For 60 years, residents of small, picturesque Yorktown have gathered with visitors from surrounding areas to celebrate their Western roots.
Chad Hall sat in front of two cameras one afternoon to tearfully retell the story of his gruesome cycling accident in late July that landed him in the emergency room. He flew over the handlebars of his bicycle after a dog ran out in front of him, resulting in him face-planting onto the aspha…
When you serve 31 years as a Victoria firefighter and paramedic, you don’t need a traffic study to know the city’s most dangerous streets.
Ruby Begonia smoked some tail feathers last month. And the 9-second lead that left one particular Paycheck in Worthington, Minn., blank is not the only reason folks in Cuero and the Crossroads are eagerly anticipating next weekend. As Turkeyfest gets trotting Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, the exh…
Dr. Paul Bunnell knocks lightly on a hospital room door and enters slowly to visit with a patient during his morning rounds. Though this is a daily routine for him, his care is sincere and personalized. His voice is soft and calm, his questions genuine. He gently taps the knee of his patient…
Before being elected to the Victoria City Council in May, Mark Loffgren faithfully attended almost all meetings for six years.
Once again, another great October weekend is about to happen. A weekend that will provide some flavorful food and drink, wholesome family-friendly entertainment and some amazing arts and crafts.
A Crossroads judge had a novel punishment for a 21-year-old juror who showed up late on the first day of a recent Victoria County trial.
Art history is kind of like the study of self-discovery. Art in a historical context informs us about our human past and can help us understand who we are today. When art is created, we’re manifesting not only our individual ideals in the physical form, but often our collective ones as well.
Whether you’re a proud East Titan or a mighty West Warrior (or a parent or family member of the same), we can agree on one thing: There’s nothing like gathering under the Friday night lights to cheer on your favorite team.
Four Victoria County commissioners are fighting so hard to cover up their Hurricane Harvey mess that they actually are questioning the need for an airport.
We’ve all seen the emotional news reports, TV clips and social media posts about children being separated from their families at the U.S. border.
“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” – Albert Einstein
Homecoming traditions have evolved over the years in the Crossroads. Judging from photos inside a stack of St. Joseph High School annuals from the 1950s, homecoming queens and members of her court typically wore somewhat modest fresh flower corsages pinned to their dresses. On the field with…
In a class at Hunt Elementary School in Cuero one Friday, a group of fifth-grade students were tasked with building a tower out of Legos. But not just any tower – it needed to be able to hold a tennis ball without collapsing. And the catch was the students were not given any directions on ho…
In February 2015, officials announced the creation of the DeTar Healthcare System Family Medicine Residency program, which was offered in collaboration with the Texas A&M Health Science Center. The program had received approval from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
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.
October is Czech Heritage Month and Crossroads residents are celebrating early with the 33rd annual Czech Heritage Festival in Victoria on Sunday and the 25th annual Kolache Fest in Hallettsville on Sept. 28.
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.
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