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  1. West explosion officer to visit Cuero 29 minutes ago One officer...Read the original story

    May 17, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Patrick Swanton will engage with the community in addition to local first responders. "It was a rural community like ours that experienced a horrific event," she said.


  2. Gary Gates, candidate for Railroad Commissioner an hour ago Gary...Read the original story

    May 16, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Crossroads sits on the doorstep to the Eagle Ford Shale. When prices were high, and business was robust, the economic activity created by the Eagle Ford production brought significant gains to Victoria.


  3. Penn Virginia goes bankrupt; oil/gas operations unchanged 11 minutes...Read the original story

    May 12, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Penn Virginia Corporation, which operates mainly in Lavaca and Gonzales counties, declared bankruptcy Thursday, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchanges Commission. It is the latest in a string of independent oil and gas explorers who have had to use Chapter 11 proceedings to attempt to escape from billions of dollars in debt accrued during the U.S. shale oil boom.


  4. Oil prices see seasonal bump 7 hours from now Oil prices reached $46...Read the original story

    May 8, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Oil prices reached $46 a barrel for the first time since November 2015, raising hopes of a stabilization in oil prices mere months after the hit their lowest point in more than five years. But despite the rise in prices, Baker Hughes reported rig counts have continued to fall across the U.S. as a whole by five to settle at 415, down more than 50 percent from the same time last year.


  5. Surviving the bust: The new reality 5 hours from now In 2010, DeWitt...Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    In 2010, DeWitt County Judge Daryl Fowler warned a "tsunami" of activity was coming to the Eagle Ford. He called the imminent growth of the shale play "a game changer."


  6. Oil boom benefited Eagle Ford routes; now what? 7 hours from now The...Read the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Eagle Ford Shale boom brought arguably billions of investment dollars into the South Texas region in the form of jobs, infrastructure improvements and trade. The benefits in the Crossroads have been plain to see - a $72 million bond measure to pay for a state-of-the-art performing arts center in Cuero all the way to the Port of Victoria taking the front page of Shale Magazine's March/April 2016 edition for their work to encourage oil-related investment at its facilities.


  7. Oil recruiting continues despite industry slow down 16 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria West High School's Fransisco Pena, left, Alexander Robles, center, and oil and gas fundamental teacher, Lance Crowson, right, look at core samples during the Spurring Energy Education Day hosted by the South Texas Energy & Economic Roundtable at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. South Texas middle and high school students came to the event to learn more about careers involving gas and oil.


  8. Advocate News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    This week you'll hear an audio feature by Sara about Oystercatchers, a coastal bird known for feasting on marine invertebrates with a long, bright orange beak. On Voices of the Crossroads, Bianca Montes interviews Emily Johanson, volunteer coordinator for the Golden Crescent Court Appointed Special Advocates.


  9. Port of Victoria looks to diversify 7 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    A company pickup truck drives by a long line of train freight wagons containing fracking sand at one of the many business locations at the Port of Victoria. A construction truck pushed gravel into level, straight lines along a blacktop on a barge dock at the Port of Victoria.


  10. Lassmann says dedication to job puts him above ... 18 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Editor's note: The Advocate wants to help you get to know the candidates for the Democratic and Republican party primaries, slated for March 1. The Advocate recently hosted media days for the candidates in contested races to learn more about them. A second media day will be held later this month for invited candidates who could not make the first one.


  11. Growth helps diversify our economy 11 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    And we can't forget the ongoing, inevitable downturn in Eagle Ford Shale activity. Hundreds have already lost their jobs and are trying to acclimate to lives sans a booming oil industry.


  12. Assistant DA seeks top prosecutor nomination 33 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Assistant District Attorney Rob Lassmann has filed on the Republican ticket for the 24th Judicial District Attorney's nomination in the March 1 primary. Lassmann, 54, has been an assistant district attorney since 1989, first under District Attorney Wiley L. Cheatham and currently under District Attorney Michael A. Sheppard.


  13. Oil field affects major sectors of Crossroads economy 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    From 2013 to 2014, the Victoria metropolitan area grew significantly in overall gross domestic product, despite some dips in a few key industries, according to numbers from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The GDP, or value of goods and services produced, is used by the bureau analysts as an indicator of how well an economy or industry is doing.


  14. Prop 7 would keep Texas moving 10 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Transportation is a vital component for building and maintaining a community. The Victoria Chamber of Commerce is committed to improving our transportation resources so we can continue the economic growth we have seen in the last several years.


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