Victoria County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 513 in Victoria County, TX

  1. New York Yankees player, ex-Jaguar convicted of DWI in VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 17, 2013. Police arrested him after observing signs of intoxication, according to a news release from the Victoria County District Attorney's Office. "The jury's message in this case is clear - driving while intoxicated is completely unacceptable, ...

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  2. Voters spend quarter-million on candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... that we're working hard and the Republicans are working hard," Gonzalez said. "We're going to make Texas and Victoria County a very competitive race." The Republican Party is leading the pack with top fundraisers and top spenders, with the biggest ...

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  3. CorrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... arification, please call 361-574-1222. The "Cactus: Bringing the Desert to Your Garden" course hosted by the Victoria County Master Gardeners program is scheduled for Aug. 11. The wrong date was listed on Page D4 on Wednesday.

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  4. Texas Secretary of State urges people to register to voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... she said the state has surpassed California in terms of technology exports. For information, visit the Victoria County Elections Office at 2805 N. Navarro St. Suite 500, or call 361-576-0124. Before the campaign signs sprout up in yards and along ...

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  5. BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... third or more offense on June 16. He was convicted of driving while intoxicated in 2008, 2009 and 2012 in Victoria County. Keisha Marie Butler, 25, of Raisin, on a charge of criminal mischief between $1,500 and $20,000. She is charged with ...

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  6. Cactus, succulents offer gardeners water-saving solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... educate gardeners - beginners or novices - about how to care for cactus and succulent plants. She's been a Victoria County Master Gardener since 2005, but her interest in the desert-loving plants started in 2008. Cook remembers seeing all sorts of ...

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  7. Victoria officials commit funding to save airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Victoria Advocate

    Approved residential contract for the Victoria County Juvenile Justice Center with Pegasus Schools, Inc. in Lockhart at a cost of $103 per day per child Approved residential contract for the Victoria County Juvenile Justice Center with Pegasus Schools, Inc. in Lockhart at a cost of $103 per day per child Since Sun Air International started flying ... (more)

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  8. Victoria woman indicted for making fake bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    A 36-year-old woman was indicted Thursday after officials said she warned the sheriff's office about a non-existent bomb at the Victoria County courthouse.

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  9. I Understand Right -Wing and Speak It Fluently.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    Last week, a poster commented that liberals don't understand. I can't speak for all liberals, but I was born and raised in Victoria County over 68 years ago so I understand the language.

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  10. Incumbent candidate fails to disclose campaign financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    In the most recent round of financial disclosures, all but one candidate in the contested Victoria County races showed donors have contributed $55,520 to the political cause, and 31 high-dollar donations exceeded $500.

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  11. Heat alerts, advisories likely in CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Crossroads on Sunday because temperatures are expected to be higher than Saturday's. The high temperature in Victoria County was 96 degrees Saturday. Sunday's high is expected to reach 98 or 99 degrees. Special weather statements for heat indices ...

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  12. Gardeners' Dirt: 'Orange Peel' Cestrum - ideal for long, hot summersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... new Sunday Home section, which reaches an even wider audience. On behalf of the Master Gardeners of Victoria County, thank you to the Advocate and to our readers for a healthy history together. We look forward to a bright and blooming future in this ...

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  13. Police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... ilty Wednesday to driving while intoxicated, third or more offense. He was also sanctioned to 10 days in the Victoria County Jail.

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  14. Get ready to 'Fill the Bus' for upcoming school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    The start of school is just around the corner, and the Victoria County United Way, Wal-Mart and the Victoria school district have teamed up to "Fill the Bus" with school supplies for local children.

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  15. Years ago for Sunday, Jul 27, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... about midnight when the reports showed that Ferguson was gradually gaining a big lead. All the boxes in Victoria County did not report, and on those that did, the total was about as follows: For governor: Ferguson 1,100; Morris, 480; Ball, 360. July ...

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  16. Deputies receive training in cyber crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and 1 in 10 boys could be sexually victimized before adulthood. With the ever-growing charm of social media, Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O'Connor said predators are keying into the Internet now more than ever to target children. Thirty-four ...

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  17. Officers receive training in cyber crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and 1 in 10 boys could be sexually victimized before adulthood. With the ever-growing charm of social media, Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O'Connor said predators are keying into the Internet now more than ever to target children. Thirty-four ...

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  18. Fire department gets new tankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria County Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased a new tanker with aid from a cost-share grant in the amount of $218,000 from the Texas A&M Forest Service to help better serve not only the people of its fire district but also the entire county.

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  19. 204 pounds of marijuana recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 30, of Brownsville, was pulled over about 8:15 a.m. by deputies with the special operations unit with the Victoria County Sheriff's Office, according to a news release. A search of his red Chevrolet pickup revealed 15 bundles of marijuana, weighing ...

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  20. Crossroads sorghum harvesting off to good start; yields are high with no damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... to the area's sorghum producers, which is a good sign when it comes to harvesting, said Peter McGuill, Victoria County extension agent. "They've been a little spotty," he said about the showers. "Producers have been able to get in there with a ...

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