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  1. Blotter an hour ago Arrested VICTORIA - Miguel Ramos Jr., 25, of...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    Paula Gabriell Walters, 22, of Victoria, by deputies June 29 on a warrant charging her with violation of probation in a tampering with evidence case. VICTORIA - A 37-year-old Victoria woman by officers June 29 on suspicion of assault with bodily injury to a family member.

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  2. Blotter an hour ago Arrested VICTORIA - Alexis Aaron Kidder, 28, of...Read the original story

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    Alexis Aaron Kidder, 28, of Victoria, by deputies June 28 on a warrant charging him with assault causing bodily injury and on suspicion of violating a protective order. VICTORIA - Christy Maria Lopez, 25, of Port Lavaca, by deputies June 28 on a warrant charging her with bail jumping and failure to appear.

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  3. Fifth-generation furniture seller celebrates retirement 40 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    Selling furniture is in Ken Stimson's blood, but after 41 years in the business, he said it's time to leave the industry. Stimson is retiring from Ashley Furniture HomeStore, which is a successor to the Stimson Furniture stores that were located throughout the region.

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  4. Top graduates an hour ago High School graduation ceremonies are over. ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Victoria Advocate

    Achievements: Graduating valedictorian, academic rodeo champions, AP scholar with honor, representative to Texas Girls State, state qualifier in CX debate. Achievements: Number 2 in class rank, Academic Rodeo champion for three years, all A's every six weeks throughout high school, District UIL math and biology champion and member of the champion math and science teams senior year.

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  5. Tropical Storm Bill crawls ashore, causes minimal problems 24 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Victoria Advocate

    Tropical Storm Bill moved slowly, but it took only a few minutes for it to start causing damage in parts of Port Lavaca. Relentless tides struck coastal communities of the Crossroads and much of Southeast Texas as Bill advanced onto the coast.

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  6. Storm expected to strengthen - 57 minutes agoRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | The Victoria Advocate

    The fur is barely dry on the animals at the Texas Zoo, but don't put away your ark yet. After being forced to close because of May flooding, the zoo is trying to get back on firmer financial footing.

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  7. Disturbance in Gulf has chance of intensifying 45 minutes ago A...Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | The Victoria Advocate

    A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico could mean 1 to 3 inches of rainfall for Victoria as early as Monday. A 50 percent chance of a hurricane forming is in the forecast for Monday, according to a tropical weather outlook from the National Weather Service National Hurricane Center in Miami released at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  8. Miss Shrimpfest 2014 shares experience, advice 36 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Victoria Advocate

    When she was crowned Miss Shrimpfest last year on stage in front of her friends and family, she was excited for the opportunity to do more for her hometown. Now the tiara and trophy have a place in the living room of her family's home in Seadrift, where everyone who visits can see it.

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  9. Wet fields forces crop tour indoors 5 hours from now The extensive...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    The extensive rain Victoria County received throughout May put a damper on the annual crop tour, keeping the farming community indoors Wednesday for the annual event. However the record- and drought-breaking rain this year led to a lack of crop demonstrations, said Matt Bochat, Victoria County AgriLife Extension agent.

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  10. Partnership to protect, restore, enhance San Antonio Bay 46 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    A little more than five years ago, almost 90 people gathered together at a forum in Victoria to discuss "The Future of San Antonio Bay." By the end of that meeting, those present agreed on the need for a program that would use good science and stakeholder input to develop and implement projects benefiting San Antonio Bay and its users.

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  11. SBDC workshop provides tools for loan applications 17 minutes ago...Read the original story

    May 30, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Whether business owners are trying to get a loan to start a small home-based business or buy equipment to expand a manufacturing plant, the amount of risk can scare off potential lenders. A University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center workshop will be Thursday to inform area business leaders about a loan program that takes away some of the risk.

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  12. VHS grad earns degree in legal studies 6 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Valara Seiler-Rhodes, of Portland, formerly of Victoria, graduated cum laude from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on May 16 with a Bachelor's of Applied Science, legal studies and a minor in criminal justice. She is a 1987 graduate of Victoria High School and earned an associate degree from Victoria College.

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  13. Chemical spill causes highway to shut down 5 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    A hazardous chemical spill shut down a large stretch of U.S. Highway 77 between Victoria and Refugio counties Thursday. A FedEx Freight truck hauling two trailers lost control Thursday morning when the back trailer jack-knifed, said Cpl.

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  14. Port Lavaca experiences street flooding, region on-notice 41 minutes...Read the original story

    May 22, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Harriet Benedick had an appointment on Friday, but when she looked out her door as she was preparing to leave, she saw her street had turned into a temporary river. "It was swift," she described Friday flooding, the likes of which she could recall only from years ago during a tropical storm.

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  15. East, Calallen postponed by rain 2 hours ago Corpus Christi -...Read the original story

    May 21, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria East coach Wes Kolle and Calallen coach Steve Chapman were surrounded by puddles as they stood in left field of Steve Chapman Field. The coaches decided the field was unplayable and Game 1 of the best-of-three Class 5A regional quarterfinal series was postponed.

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  16. Motorcycle gang rivalries explained 3 hours from now CUERO -...Read the original story

    May 19, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Regionally, Texas' larger cities, including Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi, have a motorcycle gang presence, but the Crossroads only sees them when passing through on U.S. Highways 59 and 77, said Andy Louderback, Jackson County sheriff and president of the Sheriffs' Association of Texas. "We take all the precautions we can because of that," Louderback said, adding that sheriffs throughout the state keep each other informed of such movement, he said.

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  17. 3 VC president finalists named 3 hours from now Three finalists have...Read the original story

    May 19, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Anthony Kinkel, president of Wichita Area Technical College; Colleen Smith, district senior vice president at Collin College; and Patrick Vaughn, vice president of academic affairs at St. Louis Community College Wildwood Campus, were selected by the presidential search committee from nine semi-finalists and 49 total applicants. "I'm very honored to be considered by the board," said Kinkel, who served as a state representative and senator for Minnesota from 1986 to 2002.

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  18. Victoria County weather alertsRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has also issued a Flash Flood Warning for: Victoria County in south central Texas. Northeastern San Patricio County in south central Texas.

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  19. Heavy rains drench Victoria 3 hours from now Victoria received 1.81...Read the original story

    May 15, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    There was a report of a funnel cloud near Farm-to-Market Road 446 and Loop 463, but Penny Zabel, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the agency had not received reports of a tornado touching down in Victoria. The Corpus Christi area saw several potential tornadoes and the National Weather Service received reports of a construction site trailer overturning, Zabel said.

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  20. Indianola home built, loved by community 33 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    The president of the Magnolia Beach Volunteer Fire Department installed the heating, ventilating and air conditioning system; a previous owner and friend built one of the beds and a mosaic made of sea glass was created by an artist down the road. Sandwiched between the bay and a lagoon, the modest two-story house, near the LaSalle Monument, feels like a house boat.

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