Listening to the kind, careful instruction to use his finger to guide his place, second-grade student Jesus Nerio slowly read a page from “Going to the Sea Park.”
AN ADVOCATE SPECIAL SERIES
We grow as a community together. With that in mind, we are planting the seeds of hope through a new series called "Act Locally." This monthly series from the Victoria Advocate features a person, cause, or organization that works to make our community stronger.
One day when he was out checking hog traps, Wade Hartman felt a strong pain in his chest. The pain radiated straight through him, all the way to his back.
In his lifetime, Ronny Dentler has donated more than 43 gallons of blood to save the lives of people throughout South Texas.
As Charlotte Hroch looks around at her loved ones and reflects on her life, she said she feels blessed.
Every week, families in Victoria each take home a free book from the Victoria Adult Literacy Council.
The volunteers who take meals to Victoria’s elderly may not get a paycheck for their time.
A 55-year-old Victoria man who was intoxicated and threatening to kill himself was shot by a police officer at a home on Hiller Street last year after he fired shots outside the home, where Victoria police officers had arrived.
A cancer diagnosis is difficult news to receive for any patient. But for many, it’s financially toxic news as well.
Lizz Podsim has lived with allergies for almost her entire life, taking medication and limiting her time outdoors so she doesn’t have to deal with constant headaches, fatigue and congestion.
When F.W. Gross Elementary School students were sent to Jesse Olivarez’s office for behavioral issues during the last year, he told them that he needed to go water the gardens.