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What’s the Worst Street in Victoria?
Everybody knows that Victoria has some pretty awful streets that need attention. They've suffered the ravages of wear and tear, shifting grounds underneath, weather and other factors but, which one or ones are the worst?
Crestwood. This horrible endurance course of a street has plagued Victoria …
2018 Home Product Show Coming in April
Friday the 13th means bad luck to some people but this year, it's good luck because that's the weekend of the 2018 Victoria Builders Association Home Product Show.
Who doesn't have a honey-do list or some things that could be improved around the house...
Fore! Riverside Golf Course is Back in Business
After damage from Hurricane Harvey along with management changes, Riverside Golf Course is now open and ready for play.
The public course is open seven days a week and it offers 18 holes in a great setting that sometimes includes views of deer and other wildlife...
Smoothie King to Open in Victoria
I ask you, who doesn't love smoothies? Victoria will soon have another option when Smoothie King opens. According to a published report, Smoothie King will open by April 1st at a location on the Houston Highway at the corner of Ben Wilson...
Economists Expect Texas Unemployment Rate to Continue Dropping
We're pretty lucky to live in a state that has bucked national unemployment trends for a long time, and according to a recent report, it continues to look positive.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas reports employment rose by around 3...
Victoria Cannabis Open Carry Walk Not Necessarily About Getting High
An event called a Cannabis Open Carry Walk set for Tuesday (Feb. 13th) is not strictly about recreational use of the drug, instead it's also about informing the public of how to affect change.
Organized by 28 year old Melissa Barksdale of Placedo, the walk will stress cannabis freedom for medici…
Hot Rod Riot Weekend Live Music and Event Lineup
Hot rods, Pin Ups, live music, it's all part of Hot Rod Riot 2018 and it's happening Schroeder Hall Saturday, February 10th.
It happens from 10am to 5pm and it's a blast! There will be all kinds of hot rods on display, mini bike races hosted by TOMB, a Pin Up contest, vendors, great fo…
New Report Shows Victoria is a Safer Place to Live
Crime is down according to a new report released to Victoria City Councilors yesterday. The 2017 Annual Crime Report shows that Class 1 crimes are down 4.23%, and Police Chief J.J. Craig attributes the decrease to keeping residents educated and improving communication...
Hot Rods, Live Rock, Pinups and More at Hot Rod Riot this Saturday
Hot rods, Pin Ups, live music, it's all part of Hot Rod Riot 2018 and it's coming to Schroeder Hall this Saturday, February 10th.
It happens from 10am to 5pm and it's a blast! There will be all kinds of hot rods on display, mini bike races hosted by TOMB, a Pin Up contest, vendors, gre…
Houston Astros Make George Springer $24 Million Man
He was the World Series MVP and was up for a new contract with the Houston Astros, and now George Springer has a deal worth $24 million over 2 years.
Avoiding arbitration with the deal, Springer was making just over $4 million a year and had asked for a raise to $10...
Hello Police? My House is Missing
Here you are ready to head to your vacation property for the weekend. You make the trip, only to find your house is missing.
That's what happened to a couple from Houston who have property in Madisonville, but recently discovered just blocks the prefab structure was sitting on and some remaining…
UHV Jaguars Softball Tops Conference Preseason Poll
With UHV Jaguar Softball set to get going this month, the team has been voted as the ones to beat with a recent poll picking them to win the Red River Athletic Conference.
In the 2018 pr4eseason poll, the Jags got 5 first-place votes and 77 points, beating LSU-Alexandria, despite the fact that the LS…
Moving Super Bowl Ad Featured Victoria’s Giving Spirit
If you were watching the Super Bowl yesterday, you witnessed a great game. How 'bout those Eagles! Of course a big part of the game are the commercials, and this year there were numerous ads that used an emotional approach. One of which was an ad for Mass Mutual called 'The Unsung', t…
Today is the Day!
How would you like to have a $500 tab and your own table to use for the NFL Championship this Sunday at Halftime Grill and Sports Bar and, whatever you don't use then, you have until June 30th to use? Awesome, right? That means you can treat your family and friends for the game, for lunch, dinn…
Realignment for Crossroads Schools Mean New, Old Rivalries
Yesterday was the day when decisions on realignment were announced, and there are changes in store for South Texas schools.
In a meeting yesterday at the Region III Education Center, changes were announced that include moving Victoria East and West to District 15-5a, Division I, where they will face …
Victoria College Plans Employment Workshops
If you're looking for a job, Victoria College will be putting on some workshops designed to help you in your search.
The college's Workforce & Continuing Education Department will host workshops on Tuesdays, the first of which will be this coming February 6th, the others scheduled f…
Blockbuster Video Closing the Last Texas Location
Is the local video store finally dead? With the popularity of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and others, and DVD movie vending services like Redbox, I thought video stores were gone a long time ago. The Friday night ritual of visiting the video store to rent movies and games tha…
Hot Rod Riot Coming to Schroeder Hall
Hot rods, Pin Ups, live music, it's all part of Hot Rod Riot 2018 and it's coming to Schroeder Hall Saturday, February 10th.
It happens from 10am to 5pm and it's a blast! There will be all kinds of hot rods on display, mini bike races hosted by TOMB, a Pin Up contest, vendors, great fo…
Deadline to Register to Vote in Primaries Fast Approaching
Like they say, if you don't like they way things are and you don't exercise your right to vote, you have no room to complain. Keep that in mind and consider it an incentive to to vote in the upcoming Texas Primaries.
The first primaries of the year are set for March 6th and the deadline to be registe…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Victoria Crime Stoppers needs your help identifying someone suspected of debit card abuse. According to police, on December 31st, a debit card was used at a local store without the owner’s permission.  The woman shown in the above and below pictures may be involved...