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  1. No weapon used in Port Lavaca killing 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Victoria Advocate

    Preliminary evidence indicates a man was beaten to death in a fight at a Port Lavaca hotel, police detective said Monday. Marvin Begay, 31, was found dead Thursday night in Room 246 at the America's Best Value Inn, formerly the Days Inn Motel.

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  2. Ramirez thrills MMA fans with second round TKORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Countywide

    It was clear that a lot of the fight fans in the near-capacity crowd at the Grand Saturday night were rooting for local fighter J.R. "Johnny" Ramirez. Ramirez did not let them down, ending his fight with 244-pound Port Lavaca fighter Gustavo Martinez just one minute and 37 seconds into the second of the three, three-minute rounds.

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  3. Death Notice for February 9, 2016 23 minutes ago Calhoun County...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    MAREK, ROBERT, 69, of Port Lavaca, passed away on Monday, February 8, 2016. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Chapel, 361-552-1705.

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  4. Police blotter 17 minutes ago Arrested VICTORIA - A 39-year-old Port...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    A 39-year-old Port Lavaca man by troopers Jan. 30 on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, third or more offense. VICTORIA - Mercedes Ann Ramirez, 21, of Victoria, by deputies Jan. 30 on suspicion of abandonment or endangering of children, possession of marijuana and a Class C misdemeanor.

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  5. Candidate will bring glory days back to precinct 8 hours ago Editor,...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    I grew up in this quaint coastal area in Port Lavaca. In my childhood years, we had such pride in our precinct and beaches within it.

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  6. Freedom writer to speak in Port Lavaca 3 hours from now Calhoun...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    The district wants to inspire a message of hope for parents and community members who work with the youth of Calhoun County. The presentation, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Calhoun High School Library, 201 Sandcrab Boulevard, in Port Lavaca.

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  7. 1 man killed, 1 injured in hotel fight 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Victoria Advocate

    One man was killed and another injured after a drunken fight at the America's Best Value Inn, formerly the Days Inn Motel, Thursday night. Marvin Begay, 31, was killed and Herman Begay, 43, was taken to a hospital in Corpus Christi, said Port Lavaca Police Department detective Colin Rangnow.

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  8. One man killed, one injured in Port Lavaca - 23 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Victoria Advocate

    One man was killed Thursday night in a disturbance at America's Best Value Inn, formerly the Days Inn Motel, in Port Lavaca. The name of the victim was not released.

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  9. Death Notice for February 4, 2016 41 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 31, 2016. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341. WESTERHOLM, DOROTHY JUNE EDWARDS, 81, of Port Lavaca, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Services are pending with Koenig & Strickland Funeral Home, La Grange, ...

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  10. Port Lavaca man suspected of ecstasy possession 4 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    A 24-year-old Port Lavaca man was arrested on suspicion of carrying more than 218 grams of ecstasy pills early Tuesday morning. Kevin Muniz was arrested during a traffic stop.

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  11. Calhoun football player injured in ATV crash 4 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    About 6 p.m. at a friend's house in Port Lavaca, he and his friend were on an all-terrain vehicle when it suddenly capsized, said Jones' mother, Amy Beckner, 38. She has not been able to leave her son's side, so she has not been able to talk to her son's friend, who was not injured. After being transported to the emergency room in Port Lavaca, Jones was airlifted to a San Antonio hospital Saturday night.

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  12. VPD seizes more than $10K worth of Ecstasy 19 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... a traffic stop in the 300 block of Fleetwood on a red Dodge Charger driven by 24-year-old Kevin Muniz of Port Lavaca. During the traffic stop, narcotics officers located and seized more than 218 grams of Ecstasy pills. That Ecstasy had a street ...

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  13. Rivalry renewed for fans 5 hours from now John Maupins didn't take...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... said he's excited about Calhoun re-joining Victoria East and Victoria West in the district. "Playing against Port Lavaca has always been fun," McLeod said. "It will be exciting, also, to play a new group of teams. It will make for better football, ...

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  14. Death Notice for February 2, 2016 an hour ago Victoria County Long,...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... January 31, 2016. Services are pending with Heritage Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-578-3611. BELLAH, POLLY, 92, of Port Lavaca, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016. Services are pending with Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home, 361-552-2988. RANGNOW, ...

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  15. Appreciation expressed for Advocate reporter an hour ago Editor, the...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    Your faith column reporter, Jennifer Preyss, is a blessing to the whole Coastal Bend Area. She recently spoke to the Port Lavaca Rotary Club.

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  16. UIL realignment ships Houston-area schools to Region IV for...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Houston Chronicle

    ... got shipped to Region IV. Foster, Lamar Consolidated and Terry will compete in District 27-5A with Angleton, Port Lavaca Calhoun - both holdovers from the last two years - and Victoria East and Victoria West. What's more is the district's ...

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  17. Big delivery arrives for Formosa expansion 5 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Meanwhile, contract companies had to take AEP power lines offline one at a time to make sure none of the other Port Lavaca plants lost power. A massive, 406-foot vessel weighing at least a million pounds sits in limbo, while different agencies ...

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  18. Death Notice for January 30, 2016 2 hours ago Victoria County Keith,...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Thursday, January 28, 2016. Services are pending with Heritage Funeral Home, 361-578-3611. COOPER, BETTY, 80, of Port Lavaca, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Chapel, 361-552-1705. GREEN, BESSIE, 89, ...

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  19. Downtown Central Fire Station set for renovation 9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Celebrations. The annual parades would bring in hundreds of people from as far off as Cologne, Wharton and Port Lavaca. After the opening of the station, four full-time firemen and a relief man were employed, motorized equipment was installed and, ...

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  20. Blotter 21 minutes ago Sentenced Editor's Note: Under deferred...Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    Jimmy Lee Garcia, 27, of Port Lavaca, to 10 years probation and 60 hours of community service after he was convicted Dec. 10 of aggravated assault March 26. As a condition of his probation, he must also serve 90 days in the Calhoun County Jail. In a separate case, Garcia was sentenced to 10 years deferred adjudication probation and 20 hours of community service after he was sentenced Dec. 10 for an aggravated assault that occurred July 3. In that case, too, he must serve 90 days in the Calhoun County Jail as a condition of his probation.

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