Victoria County Newswire

Victoria County Newswire

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

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  1. Two events scheduled for Day of Caring 27 minutes ago Victoria County ...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    Individuals or teams can sign up to participate by calling Victoria County United Way at 361-578-3561 or emailing [email protected] . Volunteers get a Day of Caring T-shirt.

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  2. Death Notice for July 29, 2016 9 minutes ago Victoria County Brown,...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    BROWN, SHIRLEY, 73, of Victoria, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Services are pending with Grace Memorial Chapel (formerly Heritage Funeral Home), 361-578-3611.

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  3. Longtime Jackson County DA to become judge 53 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... responsibility to appoint a judge in the interim. Abbott has not done so as of Wednesday afternoon, but Victoria County Republican Party Chairman Michael Cloud said "conventional wisdom" is Abbott will go with the local pick, which is Bell. He is ...

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  4. Inmates receive cold meals after alcohol foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    Inmates at the Victoria County Jail are eating sandwiches for lunch and dinner after several inmates were caught making alcohol in the kitchen. Amanda Garcia, who is in the jail on suspicion of violating the terms of her probation for a July 2015 theft between $500 and $1,500 case, is one of those hungry inmates complaining.

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  5. Victoria vies for billion-dollar Exxon project 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Tuesday. Circle K assistant manager Ashley Dolan said her station was engaged in a price war with H-E-B. Victoria County is one of four sites being considered for a multibillion-dollar petrochemical complex proposed by Exxon Mobil Corp. and Saudi ...

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  6. Inmates receive cold meals after alcohol found 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    To read the Victoria County Jail's emergency menu and four-phase plan of action, go to victoriaadvocate.com and click on the links in the story. Inmates at the Victoria County Jail are eating sandwiches for lunch and dinner after several inmates were caught making alcohol in the kitchen.

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  7. I-69 ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    Road signs direct traffic to merge into one lane while construction crews work on U.S. Highway 59 South. U.S. Highway 59 will be turned into Interstate 69. Texas routes that will become part of I-69: U.S. 59, U.S. 77, U.S. 281, U.S. 84, State Highway 550, State Highway 44 The upgrade to I-69 began in Victoria County in 2010.

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  8. Death Notice for July 27, 2016 48 minutes ago Victoria County Joslyn, ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    JOSLYN, LORRAINE E., 81, of Victoria, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Services are pending with Rosewood Funeral Chapels, 361-573-4546.

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  9. Sheriff's Office gives crisis response presentation 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    The information they were learning also forced them to imagine the worst of scenarios in the workplace: an active shooter. Deputy Bryan Simons of the Victoria County Sheriff's Office said the common element in these events is a person's control of the situation.

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  10. County enacts burn ban, weighs veterans center guns 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County commissioners approved at their Monday meeting a ban on burning materials outdoors in unincorporated areas of Victoria County. The ban will be effective immediately and last for 90 days but can be lifted at any time at the discretion of Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller and the commissioners, said Precinct 2 Commissioner Kevin Janak.

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  11. Bloomington man charged with arson, assault 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... after returning to the fire scene. Gonzales was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault and arson. The Victoria County Fire Marshal's Office suspects Gonzales started the fire and assaulted his wife, Mary Jane Almaguer, before the fire began, ...

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  12. Victoria County enacts 90-day burn ban - 33 minutes agoRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County commissioners approved a ban on the burning of outdoor materials in unincorporated areas of Victoria County, at its Monday meeting. The ban will be effective immediately and last for 90 days but can be lifted at any time at the discretion of Victoria County commissioners, Precinct 2 Commissioner, Kevin Janak said.

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  13. County to enact burn ban, begin budget process 8 minutes ago Victoria ...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County commissioners will tackle approaching drought conditions and kick off the budget process for 2017 at their Monday meeting. County commissioners are expected to institute a 90-day ban on the outdoor burning of materials in unincorporated areas of Victoria County because of drought conditions.

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  14. Bloomington house burns; family displaced - 9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... hospital for observation, Hempel said. The cause of the fire was unknown and under investigation by the Victoria County Fire Marshal's Office, Hempel said. A Victoria County sheriff's deputy detained Gonzales on the scene. Victoria County Deputy ...

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  15. Police feel support from community at barbecue 9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... officers and first responders and delivered 45 take-out plates to the Victoria Police Department and Victoria County Sheriff's Office and 30 take-out plates to Victoria Fire Department stations. Jim Hinojosa, 38, of Victoria, and his wife, Jennifer ...

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  16. Victoria deputies search for undocumented immigrants 9 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria County Sheriff's Office responded to Sunday to a report of a group of undocumented immigrants being dropped off. The office worked in cooperation with the Goliad County Sheriff's department to the call at 1:10 p.m. near U.S. 59 and Coleto Creek.

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  17. Correction 33 minutes ago Mike Allen is a peer specialist with the...Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    Mike Allen is a peer specialist with the Military Veteran Peer Network. A veterans summit Saturday in Victoria featured a panel discussion led by Robert Walton, director of South Texas Veterans Health Care System; Tomica Parks, outreach specialist for Houston Veterans Affairs; and Maryann Adam, Victoria County Veterans Service Officer.

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  18. Crossroads veterans seek answers at summit 58 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County Veterans Service Officer MaryAnne Adams, left; Gulf Bend Center Veterans Coordinator Mike Allen, middle left; Public Contact Outreach Specialist Tomica Parks, middle right; and Director of the South Texas VA Robert Walton answer questions at the Victoria Veterans Summit. Vicente De La Rosa, 74, a Port Lavaca resident and Vietnam War veteran, sat through the panel discussion.

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  19. Edna businessman customizes caskets for slain Louisiana officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... coverage of the shootings on the news. Ganem identified with the victims because he used to work for the Victoria County Sheriff's Office about 19 years ago. "Being in law enforcement, I know what it's about. We always worry about making it home to ...

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  20. Woman: Son defended her against abusive boyfriendRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Gonzales shoved her out of the way and charged at Frank Benavides, cussing and yelling at him, she said. Victoria County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday at the home. They found Gonzales with a stab wound to ...

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