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Texas Zoo Likely Moving to Avoid Future Flooding
The Texas Zoo in Riverside Park may be the 'Best Tourist Attraction in 2018' according to readers of the Victoria Advocate, but it may not remain in the park for too much longer.
At a meeting this week of tourism partners, city of Victoria spokesman O...
Pokemon Go! in Victoria-Is This Still a Thing?
I remember when the Pokemon Go! craze started, mainly because of all the Facebook posts about it and the fact that my son was interested in it but other than that, I really didn't know much about it. I also though it had kind of died out because I hadn't heard anything about it for a while…
Riverside Golf Course Back in Business and Making a Profit
Riverside Golf Course in Riverside Park reopened in January after undergoing a management change, upgrades to the course and damage from Hurricane Harvey, and officials say it's making money.
The City of Victoria assumed the running of the course when the previous management agency couldn't…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
This week, Victoria Crime Stoppers need your help finding whoever is responsible for gunshots fired into a parked vehicle.
Officially, the crime is Deadly Conduct.
According to police,  the incident occurred Sunday, May 6th at around 2 am in Victoria...
Show You Care by Giving Blood this Thursday
Having worked with the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center here in Victoria quite a bit over the years, we know how important it is to give blood. The need for this precious fluid is ongoing, but sometimes it's difficult to see how it affects people we know, our friends and neighbors.
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Win Tickets to see Lynyrd Skynyrd this Saturday in Houston
The Lynyrd Skynyrd Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour is underway, and it's pretty special with a lot of great special guests helping out along the way.
This Saturday (May 12), they'll be playing the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion at The Woodlands presented by Huntsman and talk about some gr…
‘Click It Or Ticket’ Campaign Underway Across Texas
Buckle Up! I remember when they made wearing seat belts mandatory years ago. It didn't take long to get used to doing it, and now, most people do it instinctively.
That doesn't mean that we don't need a reminder every once in a while, and that's what the annual 'Click It or T…
UHV Jaguar Softball Wins Red River Athletic Conference Title
Congratulations to the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguar Softball team, your 2018 Red River Athletic Conference Champions!
The Jags beat Texas A&M-Texarkana in the title game of the conference tournament on a 7th  inning RBI single by Emily Flores, and UHV won 10-9. Pi...
“Police” Phone Scam Hits Port Lavaca
You've probably heard about scammers calling people claiming to be from the IRS or some other government agency in attempts to get them to pay money, usually via a prepaid card or money gram. While that ought to raise a red flag in and of itself, scammers are using an app that spoofs the caller…

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