Best of Victoria

Popeye The Sailor Man First Debuted Right Here in Victoria
In January of 1929, an artist named Elzie Crisler Segar developed a comic strip called "Thimble Theater" which featured a character named Popeye.  Popeye was a one-eyed, 34-year-old (born in a typhoon in Santa Monica, California), semi-deformed-looking sailor with a severe spe…
Who Wants A Free Doritos Locos Taco Today?
It's Taco Tuesday and Taco Bell is giving away free Doritos Locos Tacos because the Golden State Warriors "stole" Game 3 of the NBA Finals from the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road in Cleveland.
To pick up a free Doritos Locos Taco, customers can visit any Taco Bell location in …
Victoria Police Setup Checkpoints For Driver Compliance Check
Victoria Police were out in force yesterday (pun intended) at a couple of checkpoints around town.  The first, was set up on Ben Wilson and the second on Ben Jordan a couple of hours later.
Police say they were screening drivers for compliance meaning they were checking for valid licenses and up…
Townsquare Media Career Fair Coming This Thursday
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER? ARE YOU TIRED OF SENDING RESUMES LEFT AND RIGHT AND NEVER HEARING BACK? IF YOU ARE, DRESS IN YOUR BEST PROFESSIONAL CLOTHES, BRING YOUR RESUMES TO THE TOWNSQUARE MEDIA CAREER FAIR MAY 18TH . YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET THE TOP EMPLOYEERS AND TO INTERVIEW F…
Victoria West Girls Summer Soccer League Holding Car Wash Today
The girls of Victoria West High School's Summer Soccer League are holding a car wash today from 10a - 2p at Gold's Gym Express on Navarro. Their goal is to raise money for the upcoming summer soccer season.
These girls work hard all year long and the Summer Soccer program is intended to he…
Hollywood Could Be Headed to Victoria Very Soon
It looks as if Hollywood could be headed to the Crossroads sometime in the near future.
Crossroads native Alice Duenez Soliz was diagnosed with a deadly case of endometriosis at an early age. But by the time she was diagnosed, the disease had already done some major damage to her body...
New Guy Charlie is Looking For Love
If you've listened to my show recently you know who New Guy Charlie is. He's our part timer here at the station and works primarily with commercials. He's a nice guy and he's looking for a nice girl to hang out with because let's face it...
City of Victoria Seeks Input on Pedestrian Safety
In a public notice released earlier this week the City of Victoria is looking for input on pedestrian safety on some of it's roadways.
Here is the release:
The City of Victoria needs citizen feedback as it requests federal funding from the Texas Department of Transportation for pedestrian improve…
Texas Artist Brings a Whole New Meaning to Whataburger Love
San Antonio artist Jake of Dank Customs has brought a whole new level of love to Texas burger chain Whataburger.
Jake designed a pair of Nike's emblazoned with yummy goodness. And by yummy goodness, of course, I mean Whataburger. The custom Nike Low Dunk shoes are decked out in white and orange (Wh…
Schroeder Hall has a Brand New Owner After Ebay Auction
Historic Schroeder Hall was put up for auction on Ebay at the beginning of the month. And now, the auction is over and the second oldest dance hall in Texas has a new owner.
Linda Krause, of Victoria, won the auction with a bid of just under $500,000...

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