Victoria County Newswire

Victoria County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Victoria County, TX.

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  1. Airport repainting to cost hundreds of thousands less ... 25 minutes...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... stripes needing to be repainted at the Victoria Regional Airport, the cost to fix them also has faded. Victoria County Commissioners approved spending about half a million dollars on the project in January. The plan included both removing old paint ...

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  2. Dogs, humans to raise funds for Relay For ... 18 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and a chance to win a staycation. The event is part of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Victoria County, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Funds raised help the American Cancer Society save lives by funding ...

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  3. Morning fire guts Mumphord Street houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... said. No one was transported to the hospital, but the 440-square-foot house built in 1951, according to Victoria County tax records, was a total loss, Legler said. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The homeowners said they think the ...

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  4. Victoria County Republican Women set candidate forum 36 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria County Republican Women are inviting voters to sit down and meet local, state and federal candidates at a forum Tuesday. Attendees also will have the opportunity to submit questions to the candidates to answer during the forum about their views on important issues that face the county and nation, said Dina Hardwick, press secretary for the organization.

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  5. Loans financing most of Victoria contested races 21 minutes ago The...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    The candidates in Victoria County's contested March 1 primary races have reported raising few dollars so far. That hasn't stopped them from spending, though.

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  6. through March 24 Spring Acting Academy Leo Welder Center ... 13 ...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... taxpayers. Bring all tax-related information and Social Security cards for all dependents. - Jerome Janak, Victoria County Master Gardener, presents Care of Roses. You are welcome to bring your own drink or lunch. - A fundraiser for Relay for Life. ...

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  7. Blotter an hour ago Indicted Editor's Note: An indictment is not an...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... he was dating on Nov. 24. He was convicted of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence in 2012 in Victoria County, according to his indictment. Erasmo Hernandez Jr., 34, of Houston, on a charge of manufacture or delivery of a controlled ...

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  8. County judge appointed to infectious disease task force 13 minutes...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller was one of 31 Texas leaders appointed to a permanent Task Force on Infectious Diseases, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Thursday in a press release. Lawmakers in 2015 approved legislation creating a permanent preparedness task force in the wake of the Ebola outbreak the previous year.

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  9. Assistant police chief position filled 13 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... for an assistant police chief began in April 2014 when Roy Boyd retired to serve as chief deputy with the Victoria County Sheriff's Office. Ray will leave the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office after more than 6 years of service for his new post in ...

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  10. Death Notice for February 5, 2016 45 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Victoria Advocate

    ACOSTA, RICHARD, 57, of Telferner, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-573-4341.

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

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    CASTILLO, ELIAS CABRERA, 92, of Victoria, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, 361-575-3212.

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

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... een driving a red Dodge Charger about 1:30 a.m. in the 300 block of Fleetwood Drive. Muniz was booked at the Victoria County Jail on suspicion of manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance and an outstanding traffic warrant.

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  13. JP 3 jury duty canceled 15 minutes ago Victoria County residents...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County residents called for jury duty for Justice of the Peace 3 court at 8:30 a.m. Thursday need not appear.

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  14. Commissioner grateful for support of campaign fundraiser 9 minutes...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... auction items, it took everyone's participation to make this a successful event. I was born and raised in Victoria County and feel blessed and proud to live in a community like ours. I would like to thank God for allowing me to serve in a capacity ...

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

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... pills. That Ecstasy had a street value of more than $10,000. Muniz was arrested and transported to the Victoria County Jail where he was booked in for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance PG1 and an outstanding traffic warrant. He remains ...

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  16. Victoria County officials monitor Zika virus 18 minutes ago The World ...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... proven. "It's something that we are keeping our eye on," said Kyle McCauley, epidemiologist at the Victoria County Public Health Department. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis or red eyes, ...

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  17. Victoria Republican campaigning for Cruz ahead of Caucus 34 minutes...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... waiting on the bus I've been talking to a lot of people." De La Garza is the outreach coordinator for the Victoria County Republican Party. He has been campaigning for Ted Cruz since Saturday. As Cruz was completing his "full Grassley" by visiting ...

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  18. Victoria County consolidates road project bidding process 28 minutes...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    The bridge at Kohutek Road in Nursery was washed out during the April floods and closed until repairs could be made. The bridge was already slated to be replaced through the TxDot program because of other failures.

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

    Monday Feb 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    LONG, LYNETTE, 69, of Victoria, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Services are pending with Heritage Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-578-3611.

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  20. Victoria police dog alerts officers to drugs 36 minutes ago A...Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Victoria Advocate

    During the stop at 5:48 p.m. of a red 2001 Ford Mustang, the dog alerted on the vehicle, and officers located and seized 1 gram of heroin, A1 2 gram of cocaine, 1 gram of methamphetamine, a stolen firearm, and an undisclosed amount of cash. Police arrested the driver, David Dominguez, 33, and transported him to the Victoria County Jail, where he was booked in on suspicion of three counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, theft of firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

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