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Dallas Cowboys Fall to L.A. Rams in Preseason Opener
The Dallas Cowboys had their stars on the sidelines Saturday night, and the L.A. Rams edged the boys 13-10 in the first official preseason game of the year for both teams. Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and Dez Bryant all took the night off, and despite the stars being out of the game, the luckless R…
How Do You Feel About A Proposed Navarro Median?
There has been talk for some time about the Texas Department of Transportation putting in a median on Navarro St. in Victoria. Most of the comments I've heard or read are against it. Business owners say it will keep customers from going to their business, some drivers think it will just be a hi…
What Do Most Texans Hate?
Before you vehemently disagree with the following and want to shoot the messenger, keep in mind that the following report is from the dating app Hater, which matches people based on what they hate (there's a new one). Based on the kind of complaining you see all the time on Facebook, I can imagine t…
Houston Texans Defensive Tackle to Retire for Barbecue
Vince Wilfork has been a force at defensive tackle for years with the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots and more recently with the Houston Texans but now the 35 year old NFL Vet has announced his plans to retire.
In a TV ad for Kingsford Charcoal, Wilfork announces tat he's "trad…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Burglary sucks. Having something stolen from you not only costs you hard-earned money, but it also destroys your sense of security in your own home. When it's a few items taken from your garage, it's possible that they were taken if a garage door was left open...
Victoria Alert: Beware of ‘Bank Jugging’
We hear about scams all the time but here's a new one, at least for me. It's called 'bank jugging.' I had never heard the term before, but it involves a suspect watching a customer leave a bank with an envelope or a package that they hope contains cash...
Go Behind the Scenes of The Daytripper in Victoria
Did you ever get to see the visit to our fair city of Victoria, Texas by the PBS TV series The Daytripper? It was pretty entertaining and informative. Just for fun, here's a behind the scenes look at the making of that episode. Very cool!
Dispose of Your Old Boats for Free August 15th-17th
If I had a nickel for every old boat that I've ever needed to get rid of, I wouldn't have a penny because I've never owned a boat. However, if you do have an old boat that's just taking up space in Calhoun County, you'll be able to get rid of it with the Vessel Turn-In Progr…
Dallas Cowboys Take the Field in Tonight’s Hall of Fame Game
Are you ready for some football? I sure am, and preseason begins tonight in Canton, Ohio as the Dallas Cowboys go up against the Arizona Cardinals in the annual NFL Hall of Fame Game. I'm happy that they're playing and I'll watch it but, we won't be seeing many of the stars play …
More Jobs for Texas and the Crossroads
I was just reading about another dip in the Texas unemployment rate and now, we are happy to report that good news has spread to Victoria and the Crossroads.
According to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Texas added around 63,000 jobs in May and June of this year, and here in the Crossroads, Workf…
Vehicle Burglaries-Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Last week, I wrote about a rash of vehicle burglaries that have occurred lately, and I was surprised to see that in a number of these incidents, the vehicles were left unlocked. This week, Victoria Crime Stoppers is highlighting the same kinds of incidents, which may or may not be related to those p…

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