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Aransas County Grass Fire Causes Smoky Crossroads
If you've noticed a little smokiness in the air the last day or two, it's because of a controlled burn at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.
Victoria County Fire Marshall Richard Castillo said the burn is some 1,700 acres, and it's designed to restore coastal habitat by reducing inv…
Do You Remember the Great Suitcase Mystery of 1969?
While the rest of the world was celebrating and/or recovering from the Woodstock Music Festival, there was a mystery brewing here in Victoria-the mystery of the floating suitcases.
If you ever read the Victoria Advocate, you can run across some strange stories from time to time, and in yesterday&apos…
Brewery Beer to Go and Delivery is Coming to Texas
When I was visiting Utah, I visited a craft brewery restaurant and was impressed with their beers, but I was disappointed that I couldn't buy a case or two to take home with me. They have very stringent laws about selling beer in that state...
School is Now Open, Watch Out for Our Kids!
If you noticed this morning that the school zone flashing lights were on this morning warning you to slow down, then you know VISD schools are back in session. That means paying more attention while driving, slowing down in school zones, and staying off those cell phones...
Close but, No Cigar for Victoria Generals
The Victoria Generals were this close to advancing to the Texas Collegiate League Championship game yesterday, falling to the Texarkana Twins 4-3 in the 9th inning.
The Generals were down 4-2 in the 9th after a late-innings rally. They had runners on first and third with 2 outs with Jonathan Tapia at…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Crime Stoppers is such a great program for communities to help make them safer by allowing people to report information anonymously that may help solve a crime. Reporting that information may even get you a cash reward. This week, Victoria Crime Stoppers is asking for help solving the armed robbery …
Victoria Working to Prohibit Public Camping in Some Areas
If you drive around the city of Victoria pretty much any day of the week, you'll see panhandlers on numerous street corners soliciting donations. Some of these people are homeless for whatever reason, and some may be finding places to camp when their day is done...
Dallas Cowboys Donate $50K to El Paso Shooting Victims Fund
The mass shooting at an El Paso Wal Mart that killed 22 and injured about 2 dozen others has shaken people across the nation, and especially here in Texas. The Dallas Cowboys are donating money to a fund set up to aid those victims.
The team made the announcement yesterday that they would be donating…

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