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  1. Woman expresses gratitude for help and support an hour ago Editor,...Read the original story

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    On July 3 while camping in Port O'Connor, I fell victim to what was originally thought to be a seizure. After being transported to DeTar Hospital, I went into cardiac arrest due to ventricular fibrillation.

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  2. SHSU transfer among 3 signees 5 minutes ago UHV softball coach...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    The signings include sophomore transfer Jade Alford, of Port O'Connor, and freshmen Kelsey Tidrick, of Port Lavaca, and Maya Tovar, of San Antonio. Alford, a 2015 graduate of Calhoun High School, transfers from Sam Houston State University where she played in eight games this past season for the Bearkats.

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  3. Calhoun Humane Society near goal for new home 51 minutes ago The...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Victoria Advocate

    More: Dinner will include pork steak, German potatoes, green beans and bread. Tickets are available at Green Iguana, Port Lavaca Vet Clinic, Russell Cain Real Estate and Port Lavaca Animal Shelter.

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  4. Man arrested for theft in Port Lavaca 8 minutes ago Port Lavaca...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Victoria Advocate

    Port Lavaca police chased a theft suspect down state Highway 35 before arresting him in a creek about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. Bobby Foreman Jr., 39, was arrested under suspicion of theft Wednesday, said Colin Rangnow, Port Lavaca Police Department interim police chief.

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  5. Chambers offer forum on OT rule change 21 minutes ago Business owners ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Victoria Advocate

    Business owners can get tips on the changing over time pay law this month in a forum offered by two local chambers of commerce. The Victoria and Port Lavaca chambers of commerce are hosting the forum to help business owners understand a new overtime rule which will be effective Dec. 1. The rule will go into effect Dec. 1 and extend overtime rules to an estimated 370,000 workers across the state.

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  6. Author writes autobiography to teach life lessons 39 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    His life as a pastor started at Parkway Church, where he taught a single adults ministry, coordinated Bible study and filled in as pastor and preacher, he said. Franks started a church in Port Lavaca called Parkway by the Bay in 1998.

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  7. Correction 50 minutes ago - Port Lavaca Auto Group will be matching...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    The business name was incorrect in a story on Page A4 on Friday.

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  8. Death Notice for June 30, 2016 41 minutes ago Victoria County Poncio, ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    PONCIO, PEDRO, 63, of Victoria, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341.

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  9. Sheriff's office, police to share grant to buy ... 5 hours from now...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County Commissioners unsealed proposals to build Precinct 4's new construction shop and approved a deal between the sheriff's office and police department to share federal grant money for surveillance cameras. The proposals to build Precinct 4's construction shop, which is overseen by Victoria County Commissioner Clint Ives averaged in the mid-$300,000 range.

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  10. Calhoun County to host grain bin emergency training 49 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    An awareness and operations training will be held June 24 and 25 respectively at 186 Henry Barber Way in Port Lavaca. The awareness training will provide attendees with an understanding of common hazards that exist during grain bin operations, the actions that reduce or eliminate these hazards and the initial action that should be taken in the event of an accident at a grain handling facility.

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  11. Police officer charged with animal cruelty 5 hours from now A Port...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Russell Ryan Richter, 31, was indicted by a Victoria County grand jury Thursday on a charge of cruelty to nonlivestock animals: torture, a state jail felony. Richter and Hernandez lived at the time in the 3500 block of Bayer Road, according to the Victoria County Tax Appraisal District. 2 comments

  12. Blotter 6 minutes ago Arrested Victoria - Jerry Dana Eddings, 57, of...Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Jerry Dana Eddings, 57, of Victoria, by deputies June 14 on a warrant charging him with driving while intoxicated, second offense. VICTORIA - Samantha Catalina Garza, 28, of Victoria, by deputies June 14 on a warrant charging her with violation of probation in a failure to identify a fugitive by intentionally giving false information case.

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  13. Plane makes emergency landing in Calhoun County 6 hours from now A...Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    A plane made an emergency landing in a field in Calhoun County after experiencing engine failure at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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  14. Death Notice for June 15, 2016 8 minutes ago Victoria County Hoffman, ...Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    HOFFMAN, ROSIE, 83, of Victoria, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Services are pending with Colonial Funeral Home, 361-578-3535.

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  15. Indicted/Sentenced 6 minutes ago INDICTED Editor's Note: An...Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    Editor's Note: An indictment is not an indication of guilt. It is a finding by a grand jury that enough evidence exists to warrant a trial.

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  16. Police ID pedestrian killed; driver jailed - 19 minutes agoRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    A preliminary investigation also revealed the vehicle that struck Pena was a Silver Dodge pickup, driven by 18 year-old Felix Camacho, according to a statement issued by Victoria police. Camacho was arrested and and then transported to the Victoria County Jail, where he was booked in on suspicion of manslaughter.

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  17. Pedestrian struck, killed on Navarro, Trinity streets - 41 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    A pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a pickup at North Navarro and East Trinity streets about 11:05 p.m. Friday. The pickup, a silver Dodge, was southbound in the outside lane of North Navarro Street when the unidentified pedestrian "stepped out" into the vehicle's path, said Victoria police Sgt.

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  18. GBRA swaps out water disinfectant in Calhoun County 37 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority will temporarily substitute chlorine as the disinfecting agent in the drinking water treatment process at the Port Lavaca Water Treatment Plant. The swap in disinfectants will begin June 20 and will continue through July 8, after which the plant will return to its regularly used chlorine/ammonia compound, also known as chloramines.

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  19. GBRA swaps out water disinfectant in Calhoun County 7 minutes ago The ...Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority will temporarily substitute chlorine as the disinfecting agent in the drinking water treatment process at the Port Lavaca Water Treatment Plant. The swap in disinfectants will begin June 20 and will continue through July 8, after which the plant will return to its regularly used chlorine/ammonia compound, also known as chloramines.

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  20. Food service inspections 6 hours from now The Victoria City-County...Read the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria City-County Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties. In the inspection reports, each violation in the Food Temperature/Time Requirements category is 5 demerits; in the Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements category, 4 demerits; and in the Facility and Equipment Requirements, 3 demerits.

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