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I Survived the Blizzard of 2017
I survived the blizzard of 2017 and if you're reading this, I assume that you did too.
When I came into the house last night around 11, it was a steady drizzle outside and cold temperatures around 38 degrees. The conditions were right, but I didn't expect to actually see snow on the ground …
Riverside Golf Course Set to Open in January
Victoria's public golf course in Riverside Park will open January, 6th. City officials made that announcement recently, after reaching the conclusion that it would be less expensive to manage it themselves rather than hiring a management company...
Welcome to the Most Boring City in Texas
You've probably seen or heard people complain that Victoria is boring, and that there's nothing to do around here. Well, that's truly subjective. Really there are plenty of things to do, maybe not as much as in a city like Austin or Houston, but we have a lot to choose from...
Cat Lovers Need to Check Out this San Antonio Cafe
I admit it, I'm a cat person. We have a couple of cats at home, and they bring us hours of love, affection and amusement. Just for the record, I'm also a dog person and we have 3 of those at home too, but this blog post is about cats, and the San Antonio Cat Cafe...
4th Annual Jean Drive for Local Youth
Due to the recent hurricane, Victoria is seeing remarkably high numbers of homeless students and families in our area. We currently have 875 children that are considered homeless enrolled in VISD. This total does not even reflect the children that are unidentified or teens that are too embarrassed t…
The Spirit of Victoria
Victoria has been through so much since Hurricane Harvey. It has been amazing how our community has come together and helped each other. Still there are so many people hurting and needing assistance. It’s heartbreaking to hear how so many people need basic items...
Help The Children of Victoria
The UPS Store is once again teaming up with Ashley Home Store and helping children of Victoria. They want to provide 100 children with a coat this winter season. Stop by the UPS Store in front of Walmart and pick up a child's name with a coat size from our tree to help a child...
Could You Use 24 Hour Child Care? Its Coming to Victoria
How many times have you needed child care at odd hours? Maybe you work an overnight shift or, maybe you have some other last-minute situation come up. I know when I was  single parent, I had to be sure I was able to pick up my son by 6:30 on weeknights, which wasn't always easy to do...

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