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Jennifer Sourdellia My regular garbage collection day falls on a Monday, the same day as Christmas. Will my garbage be picked up on Christmas? Because... [Read More]
Kenneth Schumacher said he was proud his business, Energy Waste, was awarded the Community and Social Investment award from The South Texas Energy and Economic... [Read More]
DE LA GARZA, SAMUEL, 85, of Austin: Visitation 5-7 p.m. with Rosary beginning 7 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 361-578-3535. HEIBEL, DAVID A., 75, of... [Read More]
DEWITT COUNTY BLAND, NEVYLNN "NAN", 85, of Yoakum, passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017. Services are pending with Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home, 361-293-5656. LAVACA COUNTY EVANS,... [Read More]
For head coach Quincy Johnson and the Victoria Icon Raiders, winning has become tradition. Johnson's team competes in the Texas Youth Football Association. The Icon... [Read More]
Nominations are due for the Advocate's all-area football team. Coaches making nominations should include a player's position, grade classification, height, weight and statistics. Coaches of... [Read More]
Juanita Rubio, 39, has spent the past four months waiting. Waiting for help to arrive. It's been exactly 114 days since Hurricane Harvey ripped part... [Read More]
Hunter Kvinta had a lot of emotions when the game clock hit zero Friday night at Cy-Fair's FCU Stadium. Yoakum lost a 31-21 ... [Read More]
Refugio will be making its third straight appearance in the state final and fifth in the last seven years. But the Bobcats (13-1) have the... [Read More]
Victoria school district is experiencing a higher level of homelessness among its students. The number of homeless students rose to 934 this week. This surpasses... [Read More]
The cold, rainy weather was no match for the sunny disposition of 3-year-old Lea Marin. Her brown curls bounced as she approached her grandfather, Adan... [Read More]
Joshua and Peace Clifford's eyes lit up when a man sporting a red suit and a white beard entered the room. Other young children took... [Read More]
Tyvon Hardrick played on varsity for the first time for Victoria West this season. The sophomore running back carried the load for the Warriors, rushing... [Read More]
Matt Bochat Who doesn't like eating beef? There are a few who don't, but the majority of Americans love to grill and cook with beef... [Read More]
Victoria Advocate photographers asked Crossroad residents for their favorite holiday memories. The following are their responses. Dahlia Poore 81, Victoria When Poore was about 5... [Read More]
Where there's smoke, there's fire. In the case of Congressman Blake Farenthold, the smoke is billowing out of his suite in the Rayburn House Office... [Read More]
Editor, the Advocate: My kids had a dentist appointment Monday, Dec. 11. Afterward, we decided to go to Victoria Mall to look around. We arrived... [Read More]
In VISD, we believe that great school districts must care as much about values as they do about victory, as much about purpose as they... [Read More]
In 46-degree constant chilling drizzle, Howell Middle School Resource Officer Alfred Garza, while on his way to work Dec. 6, saw a sixth-grader walking without... [Read More]
VICTORIA COUNTY HEIBEL, DAVID A., 75, of Victoria, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017. Services are pending with Grace Funeral Home, 361-573-4341. DEWITT COUNTY TILLEY,... [Read More]