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  1. Band director retires after 3 decades of teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    Debbie Colley, 55, right, school band director, talks to her students in the band hall of Patti Welder Middle School on the last school day. Israel Rodriguez, 12, a sixth-grader, left, and Debbie Colley, 55, school band director, play "Guitar Hero" together in the band hall of Patti Welder Middle School on the last school day.

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  2. Memorial Day ceremonies setRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    The Calhoun County Senior Citizens Center will serve lunch for veterans and their families at the Heritage Center, 2104 W. Austin St., in Port Lavaca from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday. They will serve grilled chili dogs.

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  3. Tony Geryk goes to promRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    ABOVE: Mary Benedick secures a boutonniere to Tony Geryk's suit. Mary, a family friend, chaperoned the dance in case Tony suffered medical problems at the event.

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  4. VC graduates 11 students from EMT courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria College's Emergency Medical Services Program graduated 11 candidates for Emergency Medical Technician certification on May 8 at VC's Student Center. Pictured on the front row, from left, are EMT Instructor Celeste Hunter, Allison Garza, Lauren Reyes, Samantha Peters, Jason Corbell, EMT Instructor Brandy Marek and EMS Program Coordinator Susie Jechow; and, back row, EMT Instructor Bruce Verdecanna, Blaze Johnson, Wyatt Wasicek, Todd Bures, Patrick Matellaro, Cesar Reyna, Carlton Wilkinson, Thomas Roznovsky and EMT Instructor Dana Woodward.

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  5. Warriors welcomed for weekend of fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Victoria Advocate

    Army Spc. E4 Ronny Vaiau takes a picture of his wife, Staff Sgt. Debra, son Ronny Jr., 9, and daughter Treasure, 10, at the Field of Honor.

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  6. Port's hiring of Farenthold could be illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 18 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Calhoun Port Authority apparently violated the Texas Open Meetings Act when it hired former Congressman Blake Farenthold as its lobbyist. "This is one of the most clear-cut examples of a notice violation that I've ever seen," said longtime media attorney Joe Larsen, who serves on the board of the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas.

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  7. Port stays afloat despite controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | The Victoria Advocate

    Tom Andrews, a resident of Magnolia Beach, and Harmon Brown, of the Army Corps of Engineers, speak after a meeting at the Bauer Exhibit Hall in Port Lavaca on Tuesday. No one opposed deepening the Matagorda Ship Channel - at least not vocally - when the Calhoun Port Authority and the Army Corps of Engineers met Tuesday.

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  8. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to host public meeting for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | The Victoria Advocate

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District and the Calhoun Port Authority will host a meeting regarding the status of the Matagorda Ship Channel feasibility study on May 15, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. at the Bauer Exhibit Building, Henry Barber Way, County Road, Port Lavaca, TX 77979 to inform the public about the ongoing feasibility study activities for the Matagorda Ship Channel feasibility study and solicit public input regarding the study. "Public involvement is an essential part of our processes and we encourage any dialogue that discusses concerns or issues surrounding the study," said Franchelle Craft, project manager.

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  9. Farenthold finds new port after congressional stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 14 | The Victoria Advocate

    Although he resigned a month ago as U.S. Representative of District 27 amid sexual harassment complaints, Farenthold started Monday as the legislative liaison for the Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort . He will earn $160,000 a year from the port, which taxes Calhoun County residents to operate and sees 4.9 million tons of product shipped through it annually.

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  10. Blotter: Mitsubishi Lancer stolen from barRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 12 | The Victoria Advocate

    Clifton Roy Barnes Jr., 48, of Port Lavaca, by officers May 10 on a warrant charging him with violation of parole. VICTORIA - Allen Michael Battles, 27, of Victoria, by deputies May 10 on warrants charging him with two Class C misdemeanors.

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  11. Victoria AdvocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | The Victoria Advocate

    Devon Williams, 31, of Victoria, sits on a workout bench in Victoria College's gym. Williams is graduating with an associate degree and hopes to one day open his own gym and coffee bar.

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  12. Victoria College graduate works to transform disability into strengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 11 | The Victoria Advocate

    Devon Williams, 31, of Victoria, sits on a workout bench in Victoria College's gym. Williams is graduating with an associate degree and hopes to one day open his own gym and coffee bar.

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  13. Officials seek public's input on deepening Matagorda Ship ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | The Victoria Advocate

    A ship docks at the Calhoun Port Authority on on April 20, 2016. A board meeting was held then to discuss the most recent land purchase, financial reports and other topics.

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  14. Multiple fires sparked just outside Seadrift, hundreds of acres burnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    SEADRIFT aS' Watching from her porch, Odie Jimenez, 62, worried about the not-so-distant smoke and wondered whether she would need to abandon her home Tuesday. Firefighters from across Calhoun County descended on a series of fires that destroyed a mobile home and burned hundreds of acres just outside city limits Tuesday.

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  15. Seadrift grass fire destroys trailer, threatens other buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    Firefighters battled a grass fire that destroyed a mobile home, two other buildings and a wooded area Tuesday afternoon in Seadrift. An ember from a man's brush fire caused a double-wide mobile home at 380 Loop Road to catch fire about 11:15 a.m., said Seadrift Police Chief Leonard Bermea.

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  16. Port Lavaca SBDC DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    Do you have questions about starting a new business. Joe Humphreys, certified business advisor for the UHV Small Business Development Center will be in Port Lavaca and Calhoun County the second Wednesday of every month beginning May 9. The meetings are by appointment only.

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  17. Port Lavaca - Free Smoke Alarms and Installation EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    American Red Cross is teaming up with The Port Lavaca Fire Department, volunteers and community partners to Sound the Alarm with home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events. This installation event is appointment-based only.

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  18. Congress to make Crossroads shipping whole after HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Crossroads stands to gain a piece of the $360 million Congress recently allocated toward improving shipping in areas affected by natural disasters. A portion will go toward helping the Army Corps of Engineers hire contractors to work on clearing sediment that has accumulated in both the Victoria Barge Canal and the Matagorda Ship Channel.

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  19. UHV's Flores named tournament MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    Flores, a sophomore left fielder from Fort Bend Ridge Point, had game-winning hits in the Jaguars' 10-9 first-round win over the University of the Southwest and their 10-9 victory over Texas A&M-Texarkana in the championship game. Revels, a junior third baseman from Flour Bluff, hit .545 with a home run, double, five runs scored and five RBIs.

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  20. Victoria veteran gets gift of remodeled homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    Thomas Rendon, a Vietnam veteran, and his wife, Toni, offer their thanks to a crowd of supporters after the reveal of their renovated home. The couple was the recipient of the Operation Home of the Brave program, which repairs the exterior of a veteran's home for free.

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