Victoria County Newswire

Victoria County Newswire

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

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  1. Death Notice for July 5, 2015 33 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Saturday | The Victoria Advocate

    RAKOWITZ, MARGARET, 83, of Victoria, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Services are pending with Colonial Funeral Home, 361-578-3535.

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  2. Winners of 2015 Texas Gavel Awards announcedRead the original story

    Saturday | The Family Badge

    Falkenberg revealed how a Harris County grand jury threatened Brown's chief alibi witness - his girlfriend - until she agreed to testify against him - revelations that helped spur a successful push for grand jury reform in the 84th Texas Legislature. Online at Print, Non-Metro: Jessica Priest of the Victoria Advocate is the winner for "Is Probation Enough Punishment?," which analyzed the rate at which Victoria County prosecutors suggested DWI defendants be placed on probation and found that, on the misdemeanor level, defendants were placed on probation more than the state average.

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  3. Fourth of July closing schedule 55 minutes ago Fourth of July holiday ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... be open during normal hours on Friday but closed on Saturday. City of Victoria nonemergency city offices, Victoria County Health Department, Victoria County offices and Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission will be closed Friday. Victoria ...

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  4. Attorneys to read Declaration of Independence 3 hours ago Victoria...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 10. The event has grown each year through the support of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. The Victoria County event will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the gazebo in DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria.

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  5. Victoria County issues 5 marriage licenses to same-sex ... 35 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Victoria Advocate

    "Oh, isn't it pretty?" Woodward said as the ornate official Texas license came off the printer in the county clerk's office. Schmittlein and Woodward were the first couple issued a license in Victoria County since same-sex marriage was legalized by a Supreme Court ruling Friday.

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  6. How do you become a Texas Master Gardener? 5 minutes agoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Drive, at the Victoria Regional Airport. These gardens were constructed and are currently maintained by Victoria County Master Gardeners. The Victoria Educational Gardens is one of several projects the Victoria County Master Gardeners donate their ...

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  7. Death Notice for July 1, 2015 48 minutes ago Victoria County Hayden,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Victoria Advocate

    HAYDEN, SR. JOHN, 99, of Victoria, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Services are pending with Colonial Funeral Home, 361-578-3535.

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  8. First gay marriage license issued in Victoria County - 4 minutes agoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Victoria Advocate

    The couple, who have known each other for 15 years, received the first same-sex marriage license issued in Victoria County Tuesday morning. The county clerk announced the office would start issuing same-sex marriage licenses at 10:30 a.m. but Woodward and Schmittlein did not arrive until 11 a.m. The Victoria couple had previously held a civil union in Austin in 2002.

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  9. Residents celebrate historic ruling 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... do it anyway." Along with celebrating the landmark Supreme Court decision, residents gathered to protest the Victoria County's refusal to issue a marriage license to lesbian couple Sarah Gonzales and Virginia Estrada, both Victoria residents. ...

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  10. Death Notice for June 30, 2015 26 minutes ago Victoria County Raz,...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | The Victoria Advocate

    RAZ, MARGIE LEA, 65, of Victoria, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341.

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  11. Fireworks sells expected to explode this weekend 56 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    With fireworks stocked and inspections done, fireworks stands across Victoria County are prepared for the influx of customers through the next week. There are 15 stands that opened during the weekend or are opening this week and many operators expect their busiest days to be the day before and the day of Fourth of July.

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  12. Death Notices for June 29, 2015 43 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    OVERBY, THOMAS LEE, 56, of Victoria, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Services are pending with Heritage Funeral Home, 361-578-3611.

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  13. Death Notices for June 28, 2015 an hour ago Victoria County Fikac,...Read the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Victoria Advocate

    FIKAC, EVELYN F., 72, of Victoria, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341.

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  14. 'Old Glory' displayed in the landscape 32 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... ensure respect for this foremost symbol of a free America. The Gardeners' Dirt is written by members of the Victoria County Master Gardener Association, an educational outreach of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - Victoria County. Mail your questions ...

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  15. Genealogical DNA Seminar planned 32 minutes ago The Victoria County...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria County Genealogical Society is having a Family Tree DNA Seminar at 10 a.m. July 11 at the First Christian Church fellowship hall, 2105 N. Ben Jordan St. Entry fee is $20. Family Tree DNA will bring kits on DNA testing and use in genealogy research.

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  16. Victoria sees reduction in cardiovascular disease, stroke 28 minutes...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    Heart disease, the leading cause of death in Victoria County, Texas and the U.S., is on a decline in the Crossroads. Victoria County was recognized with an honorable mention award for its efforts to reduce cardiovascular disease, stroke and other chronic diseases.

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  17. Death Notice for June 27, 2015 58 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    RODRIGUEZ, JOSE LORENZO, 85, of Victoria, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, 361-575-3212.

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  18. Victoria County Clerk seeks answers before granting licenses an hour...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County Clerk Heidi Easley's phone was ringing continuously Friday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a Texas ban on same-sex marriages. Easley said she would have to turn away same-sex couples at least for the time being because Gov. Gregg Abbot has asked county clerks offices to wait.

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

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Michelle Suzianna Gomez, 22, of Victoria, on a charge of having a prohibited substance, hydrocodone, in the Victoria County Jail on Jan. 30. Dominique Jhanee Cisneros, 31, of Victoria, on charges of having a prohibited substance or item, Tylenol No. ...

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  20. Death Notice for June 26, 2015 23 minutes ago Victoria County Garcia, ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    GARCIA, GERMANA, 86, of Victoria, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341. FLEMMING, WILLIARD FINLEY, 93, of Cuero, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Services are pending with Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

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