Victoria County Newswire

Victoria County Newswire

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

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  1. Center to offer self-defense class for female veterans 11 minutes ago ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Victoria Advocate

    The Crossroads Area Veteran Center will soon offer free self-defense classes to female veterans, and wives and widows of veterans. Tuesday, Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller is expected to sign a $725 contract with Gregory Herrera, the course's teacher.

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  2. Schedule of Presidents Day holiday closings 5 minutes ago The...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    All city offices will be open Monday. Transit will run regular routes. All Victoria County offices will be closed.

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  3. Seasonal tips will help with spring transition an hour from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    By Jean Wofford - Victoria County Master Gardener Edited by Charla Borchers Leon Feb. 18, 2017 at 9:30 p.m. Banana plants can be trimmed back and left several feet tall for new growth to emerge or cut back to the ground completely for them to grow back shorter. Shown here are trees that were cut back for routine maintenance a number of months ago, survived the recent deep freeze in January due to protection in their location between wall structures and are already showing new growth.

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  4. Fire destroys shed 50 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    A shed was completely destroyed early Saturday morning at home in the 400 block of Golden Eye Loop, said Richard Castillo, Victoria County fire marshal. The renters of the property and owners of the shed, Natascha and Peter Slagle, said they lost $150,000 worth of tools.

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  5. Schedule of Presidents Day holiday closings 32 minutes ago The...Read the original story

    Friday | The Victoria Advocate

    All city offices will be open Monday. Transit will run regular routes. All Victoria County offices will be closed.

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  6. Death Notice for February 18, 2017 12 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | The Victoria Advocate

    COFFEY, DANIEL R., 63, of Victoria, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Services are pending with Grace Memorial Chapel, 361-578-3611.

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  7. Death Notice for February 17, 2017 41 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Victoria Advocate

    VILLARREAL, ELDA, 59, of Victoria, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341.

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  8. Storms causes more than 1,100 to lose power ... 49 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Wagner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Corpus Christi. No tornadoes touched down in Victoria County. However, one was reported at 8:20 a.m. in Matagorda County, hitting the Van Vleck community, according to a National Weather ...

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  9. Food service inspections 42 minutes ago The Victoria County Public...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria County Public Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties. In the inspection reports, each violation in the Food Temperature/Time Requirements category is 5 demerits; in the Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements category, 4 demerits; and in the Facility and Equipment Requirements, 3 demerits.

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  10. Every Book CountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... to obtain that elusive Public Library Card, my friend - the Undocumented-Texan - made a beeline for the Victoria County Elections Office. ...but you do not have to provide any proof of such when registering. And sure enough, my friend - without ...

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  11. Every book counts an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... to obtain that elusive public library card, my friend - the Undocumented Texan - made a beeline for the Victoria County Elections Office. But, you do not have to provide any proof of such when registering. And sure enough, my friend - without being ...

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  12. Death Notice for February 14, 2017 6 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | The Victoria Advocate

    BENNETT, JOHN MORGAN, 55, of Victoria, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017. Services are pending with Barefield Funeral Home, 361-575-6180.

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  13. Farm Bureau donates to senior center 6 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Victoria Advocate

    Texas Food Connection Day was established to connect farmers with their consumers and spark conversations about agriculture and food-related issues, including affordability, nutrition, animal welfare, profitability and productivity. The Victoria County Farm Bureau contributed to Texas Food Connection Day on Feb. 6, by serving lunch at the Victoria Senior Citizens Center.

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  14. Not surprised by conduct of Commissioners Court 18 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... would feel if they were told that their services were no longer needed. Maybe the citizens and the media of Victoria County need to put Commissioners Court and the director of administrative services under observation for the work that they do. It ...

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  15. Court of Six Flags accepting fund request applications 37 minutes ago ...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Court of Six Flags is accepting applications from nonprofit agencies and organizations in need of funds for charitable projects in Victoria County. Agencies or organizations may obtain application forms by writing to: Charity Search Committee, Court of Six Flags, P.O. Box 4714, Victoria, TX 77903.

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  16. Death Notice for February 11, 2017 51 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | The Victoria Advocate

    TANNER, EDWARD A., 49, of Victoria, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, 361-575-3212. RABKE, BILLIE, 87, of San Antonio, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017. Services are pending with Freund Funeral Home, Cuero, 361-275-2343.

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  17. Death Notice for February 10, 2017 47 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | The Victoria Advocate

    GRESHAM, JOHNNIE, 71, of Victoria, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Services are pending with Grace Memorial Chapel, 361-578-3611.

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  18. Through Feb. 26 '7 Ceramic Artists' exhibit Nave ... 53 minutes ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent, Christ's Kitchen, the Victoria Christian Assistance Ministry, the Victoria County Senior Citizen Center and the Victoria College Visual Arts Scholarship. Musical entertainment will be provided by Jerry James. - ...

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  19. Death Notice for February 9, 2017 15 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    NANCE, AARON, 35, of Victoria, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017. Services are pending with Rosewood Funeral Chapels, 361-573-4546.

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  20. Food service inspections 33 minutes ago The Victoria County Public...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Victoria County Public Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties. In the inspection reports, each violation in the Food Temperature/Time Requirements category is 5 demerits; in the Personnel/Handling/Source Requirements category, 4 demerits; and in the Facility and Equipment Requirements, 3 demerits.

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