Victoria County Newswire

Victoria County Newswire

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

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  1. Death Notice for August 2, 2015 40 minutes ago Victoria County Kyker, ...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    KYKER, GENE H., 76, of Victoria, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015. Services are pending with Rosewood Funeral Chapels, 361-573-4546. MATULA, GEORGE J., 83, of Victoria, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Services are pending with Rosewood Funeral Chapels, 361-573-4546.

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  2. Paid holiday needs to get the boot 24 minutes ago Ah, the great...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    The city of Victoria's annual party downtown offers a fine time for all, but it hardly deserves status as a holiday. Yet, Victoria County Commissioners voted recently to declare the Friday of Bootfest weekend a paid holiday for all 560 of its employees.

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  3. County judge addresses misunderstandings about Bootfest holiday 24 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    It's been a busy month in county government, and I want to address any misunderstandings created by last Sunday's front-page newspaper story bearing the headline, "County Officials Argue Over Bootfest Holiday." After reading that article, some county residents were left with the false impression that Victoria County was spending $100,000 of taxpayer money to create a new county holiday around Bootfest, which is currently the city of Victoria's signature festival.

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  4. Task force arrests man wanted in Mesquite robbery 8 minutes ago A...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... force investigators found Sirkel and arrest him, according to the news release. Sirkel was booked into the Victoria County Jail on the aggravated robbery warrant. He is awaiting extradition to Dallas County where he will be held in lieu of a $50,000 ...

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  5. U.S. Marshals task force arrest Mesquite, TX aggravated robbery suspect - 57 minutes agoRead the original story

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... GCVOFTF investigators were able to locate Sirkel and take him into custody. Sirkel was booked into the Victoria County Jail for the Aggravated Robbery Warrant, he is awaiting extradition to Dalls County where he will be held in lieu of a $50,000 ...

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  6. Thumbs-up, thumbs-down; it's your choice 22 minutes ago THUMBS-UP...Read the original story

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... wonderful Dennis Lockstedt. For more information, visit nazarethacademy.org/fishing-tournament. Thumbs up to Victoria County Commissioner Gary Burns for being elected to public office as a conservative and then having the fortitude to actually act ...

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  7. Death Notice for August 1, 2015 58 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    ALVARADO, DANIEL, 65, of Victoria, passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, 361-575-3212.

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  8. #7: Week of July 27, 2015 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... r a bank robber. And for the cherry on top, business reporter Taylor Tompkins talks with the director of the Victoria County Senior Citizens Alliance, about the working elderly.

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  9. Lawmakers hear ideas for avoiding jail deaths like Sandra Bland'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Houston Chronicle

    State officials i Steve McCraw, from left, i Dennis Wilsoni and i Brandon Wood testify before the Texas County Affairs Committee hearing. i In the wake of Sandra Bland's jailhouse death, Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O'Connor, left, greets Texas County Affairs Committee chairman Rep. Garnet F. Coleman i to discuss jail standards on Thursdayi in Austini .

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  10. Texas trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra BlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Turnto10.com

    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O'Connor, left, greets Texas County Affairs Committee chairman Rep. Garnet F. Coleman before the Texas County Affairs Committee hearing to discuss jail standards, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in ...

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  11. Deputies investigating wreck on FM 1685 an hour ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    About midnight Tuesday, deputies responded to a call of a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 77 north of Farm-to-Market 1685, said Lt. Thomas Eisman.

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  12. Death Notice for July 30, 2015 26 minutes ago Victoria County Bryand, ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    BRYAND, SYLVIA, 67, of Victoria, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Services are pending with Heritage Funeral Home, 361-578-3611.

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  13. Blotter 32 minutes ago Wrecked INEZ - A red Pontiac Grand Prix in the ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 200 block of Benbow Road on Tuesday. The driver's vehicle crashed into a tree off the roadway. Victoria and Victoria County fire departments, the Victoria County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety responded to the call. No injuries ...

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  14. Veterans counseling center an investment in community an hour ago For ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... who have nobody to talk to at home about what they have been through. Last Monday, representatives from Victoria County Chapter 169 of the Disabled American Veterans and Congressman Blake Farenthold's office asked the Commissioners Court for their ...

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  15. Death Notice for July 29, 2015 51 minutes ago Victoria County Balboa, ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    BALBOA, MARY ANN HERNANDEZ, 53, of Victoria, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341.

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  16. Bootfest to remain Victoria County holiday 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County commissioners voted against a motion to remove it from the calendar Monday, just one week after approving it in a 2-1 vote . The motion was brought to the court by commissioner Gary Burns, who was the sole vote last week against taking the holiday.

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  17. The State of Texas, Appellant, v. Christopher Shawn Fellows, Appellee. The State of Texas, Appellant,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | FindLaw

    ... and money-laundering prosecution related to the operation of an alleged illegal gambling establishment in Victoria County, Texas. a By one issue, appellant the State of Texasa < 1 challenges the trial court's granting of the motion to dismiss the ...

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  18. Wrecked VICTORIA - Two people were taken to ... 20 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    Two people were taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon from a two-vehicle wreck on state Highway 185 in Victoria County. First responders said the injuries were non-life threatening.

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  19. n Topic: Stephen Tyler's note about Supreme Court ... an hour ago X...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... marriage licenses or by denying marriage ceremonies to same-sex couples. In a two-page letter he wrote to Victoria County Clerk Heidi Easley, Tyler uses crystal clear language, explaining what could happen if an elected county clerk refused to issue ...

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  20. JP 2 jury duty canceled an hour ago Victoria County residents called...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County residents called for jury duty for Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Stuart Posey at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 13 need not appear.

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