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  1. Smith-Mccarson 32 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Jon and Ruth Smith of Victoria, Texas and Ken and Amy Beard of Tylertown, Mississippi announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Ashley Nicole Smith, to Russell Tanner McCarson, son of Trent & Debbie McCarson of Tuttle, Oklahoma.Grandparents of the bride are Winnie Wilks and the late Edward Wilks of Tylertown, Mississippi and the and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Smith of McComb, Mississippi.Grandparents of the groom are Jim & Kay McCarson of Elbert, Texas and the late Doris Cozby.Ashley is a graduate of Memorial High School in Victoria. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders- Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Texas in Austin.

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  2. UHV to open dorm, additional facilities in 2017 51 minutes agoRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    University of Houston-Victoria administrators have decided to slow the process of constructing the university's fourth residence hall and hope that the end result will be a new student center and recreation center also opening in fall 2017. "We're going to take our time," UHV Interim President Vic Morgan said.

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  3. She's an overcomer 9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    She couldn't find a bikini bottom, so she went to Target with her friend Nicole Slavik, 17, and bought a new bathing suit. By that time, it had started to rain, but friends already at the beach assured them the weather was nice.

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  4. Rain, flooding continues in Crossroads - 30 minutes agoRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    In Victoria .14 inches fell Saturday, meteorologist Rob Hart said. More rain is likely, with an 80-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Sunday, followed by a 60-percent chance on Memorial Day, he said.

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  5. UHV children's book drive brings in many donations 6 minutes agoRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    After researching U.S. child literacy rates, Fred Litton, dean of the school, decided to start Books for Beginners, a book drive aimed at gathering books for children up to age 4. The drive began in February and is drawing to a close. Although there is not yet an official count, Litton estimated more than 1,000 books were donated.

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  6. Death Notice for May 24, 2015 an hour ago Calhoun County Machacek,...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    MACHACEK, AMALIA "MOLLY", 82, of Olivia, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Services are pending with Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home, 361-552-2988.

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  7. Summer camps to teach youngster soccer skills, how ... 41 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    What camps are being offered this summer at the University of Houston-Victoria, and when are the deadlines to sign up my children? The University of Houston-Victoria offers summer camps that allow Crossroads area youths to get their kicks by learning soccer techniques or programming robots. The 2015 Digital Simulation and Robotics Summer Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29 through July 3. The camp introduces high school students to basic concepts in robotics, digital simulation and engineering.

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  8. Natural products for gardening naturally 11 minutes agoRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    Many times, I find that some of the newer organic gardener converts don't really equate natural gardening with natural products. In reality, all farming and home gardening done since the beginning of time up to the end of World War I had to use natural products.

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  9. Family Tree DNA seminar planned 11 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    Family Tree DNA is dedicated to helping genealogists find lost relatives when the paper trail hits a brick wall. Family Tree DNA will bring kits to take samples of DNA from those wanting their DNA tested.

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  10. Country theme for a city girl 10 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    "I like the country, and I'm a big fan of antiques," said Dewan Lemke, a Victoria resident and homeowner. "The more distressed and peeling paint something has, the better."

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  11. Victoria fire department awarded for emergency medical efforts 4...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria Fire Department received a national award for its role in providing timely treatment for those experiencing a severe heart attack. "EMTs and paramedics play a vital part in the system of care for those who have heart attacks," Nancy Brown, American Heart Association chief executive officer, said in a news release.

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  12. Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice an hour ago THUMBS-UP...Read the original story

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    Thumbs-up to the Advocate for the great coverage of Warrior's Weekend and their Field of Honor! Great pictures and great stories of a wonderful event that helps so many veterans. One of the most amazing photos was the aerial shot of the over 3,000 flags at the Field of Honor, contributed by Mike Hessong.

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  13. Death Notice for May 23, 2015 an hour ago Victoria County Bankhead,...Read the original story

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    BANKHEAD, ROY L. SR., 70, of Placedo, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, Victoria, 361-575-3212.

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  14. Blotter 3 hours ago Arrested VICTORIA - Raven Nacole Jones, 20, of...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    Raven Nacole Jones, 20, of Port Lavaca, by officers Wednesday on a Matagorda County warrant charging her with violation of probation in an aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury case and a warrant charging her with violation of probation in a theft of property between $50 and $500 case. VICTORIA - A 50-year-old Houston man by troopers Wednesday on suspicion of driving with license invalid with previous convictions or suspensions without final resolution.

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  15. East, Calallen playoff series postponed by rain 4 hours ago CORPUS...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | 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. Rising water levels, tornado warnings persist 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    A man was transported to Citizens Medical Center Thursday after being struck by lightning outside a Port Lavaca grocery store. The man, whose name was not released by police, walked outside Chavana's Grocery Store, 517 N. Benavides St., when it began sprinkling, owner Adan Chavana said.

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  17. Police arrest man in home burglary 3 hours ago A Victoria resident...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    The man with the car fled the scene before police arrived at the home at the intersection of South Navarro and Santa Rosa streets.

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  18. Police apprehend fleeing man in burglary 3 hours ago Victoria police...Read the original story

    Thursday | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria police were dispatched near the intersection of South Navarro and Santa Rosa streets early Thursday afternoon to catch a man accused of burglary. A resident reported returning home to find a man's vehicle parked in the driveway outside the home.

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  19. Family car dealership recognized for 89 years of ... an hour agoRead the original story

    Thursday | The Victoria Advocate

    Milton Greeson, the CEO at Atzenhoffer, was well-aware of the statistics showing only a third of family-owned businesses survive the third generation. Now under a fourth generation of Aztenhoffer descendants, Texas Historical Commission and the Victoria County Historical Commission recognized the business Thursday with the Texas Treasure Business Award.

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

    Thursday | 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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