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Mosquito Spraying to Continue in Victoria City, County
So, Victoria city and county officials announced the other day that they would begin spraying insecticide to get the mosquito explosion under control. They have begun but, you may have noticed that the pest's population isn't shrinking as much as we would have hoped...
The World’s Strictest Parents Are in Port Lavaca
Have you ever seen a TV show called 'The World's Strictest Parents?' It's a BBC production, and the premise has two teenagers that have disciplinary problems from two different families being sent to spend some time with a different family that believes in strong discipline, and …
All Hail The Mosquito Patrol!
Well, we finally got the rain we so desperately needed, but like everything else, there's a trade-off. Now, we have the usual mosquito infestation that make being outdoors so much fun. There is good news though...both the City of Victoria and Victoria County are sending in the cavalry...
Astros Beat Up on Royals 11-3
The Houston Astros are on a tear in the American League West, beating the Kansas City Royals yesterday 11-3.
Yuli Gurriel was a big hitter for the Astros, hitting a grand slam in the second inning, part of an eight-run inning for the 'stros...
City of Victoria Hires Company to Apply for Harvey Funds
Victoria residents who had to deal with (and are still dealing with) insurance companies and state and federal agencies to get money to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey know how frustrating that process can be. That's why the City of Victoria has decided to hire a company to help them get the mil…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Our boys in blue have a tough enough job so anything we can do as citizens to help them out, helps make everyone in our community safer. That's what the Victoria Crime Stoppers program is all about, and maybe you can help police solve a robbery, this week’s crime of the week...
You May Qualify For Home Repair Funds in Victoria
If your home needs some reconstruction, you may qualify for money to pay for it thanks to a federal program that pays for exactly that.
Called the HOME Program, these funds help lower income residents rebuild their homes if they need it, even if the rebuilding is not as a result of Hurricane Harvey d…
3 Minutes of Texas History from The History Channel
How long have you lived in the Lone Star state? How much Texas history do you know? I've lived here 22 years and needless to say, I don't know much about our great state. Check out this short video from The History Channel "Bet You Didn't know...
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Victoria Crime Stoppers needs your help solving a convenience store robbery. According to police, a convenience store at 1400 Northeast Water Street in Victoria was robbed. The incident took place on Thursday, May 17th at around 9:30pm, when a heavy-set black male wearing a brown hoodie approached t…
Houston Texans Sued by Former Cheerleaders
A hostile work environment that included harassment and intimidation, and not being paid fully is the basis of a lawsuit five former cheerleaders have filed against the Houston Texans of the NFL.
Recently filed in Houston federal court, the suit says the cheerleaders were paid less than what they wer…
Beware the H-E-B Facebook Scam
You see a lot of special promotions on Facebook and other social media all the time but, are they really legit? Recently one popped up that promised a $200 voucher to 1,000 customers of the H-E-B grocery chain. The 'promotion' was supposedly in celebration of the store's birthday...

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