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Happy Birthday to Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits
Officially his birthday was yesterday (August 12) but, today we say Happy 69th to Dire Straits founding member and guitarist Mark Knopfler.
He brought a unique fingerpicking style and sound to rock n' roll, not to mention his legendary songwriting...
Residential Community for Victoria Area Homeless Coming
Homelessness is a growing problem in cities across the nation and in many communities, officials are working to find solutions. Here in Victoria, part of the solution is a community of tiny homes just outside the city being put together by a nonprofit group called Promise Pointe...
Victoria Generals Win TCL Championship 7-4
How 'bout those Generals! Coming back from a 4-0 deficit in game 3 of the Texas Collegiate League Championship Series, the Victoria Generals came back to beat the Acadiana Cane Cutters 7-4, marking the team's first overall title in 8 years...
Victoria Generals Advance in TCL Playoffs
How 'bout tthe hem Generals! The Texas Collegiate League Baseball Playoffs got underway last night, and the Victoria Generals won their first game over the Texarkana Twins 5-2 at Riverside Stadium.
Michael Williams nailed an inside-the-park homer, Marshall Skinner sent a solo shot over the fence, and…
Houston Texans Kick Off 2018 Preseason Tonight on 106.9
Are you ready for some football? Absolutely! It all kicks off tonight  (August 9) with the first preseason game of the year against the Kansas City Chiefs, and you can hear all the action right here beginning at 7 on KLUB Classic Rock 106.9, your official Houston Texans Radio Station...
American Pickers Discover Original Aerosmith Tour Van
If you've ever seen the show 'American Pickers', then you know what they're all about, searching for rare, valuable finds to restore and sell. The hit History Channel TV show came across a piece of rock n' roll history in Massachusetts recently, the original tour van used by…
Victoria Generals Kick Off Playoffs Tonight at Riverside Stadium
It was another good year for the Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League, and they head into the playoffs tonight at Riverside Stadium.
The Generals ended the regular season Monday night by beating the Brazos Valley Bombers 7-6, ending the season at 32-19...
Beware the Austin Roundabout
I've seen roundabouts in other cities. Most of the time, they're pretty logical and easy to adapt to. Some are awfully busy and a bit more difficult to maneuver, but for the most part, they are effective. There's a new one in the city of Austin at I-35 and 51st street and judging by t…
Check Out Victoria’s Community Crime Map
I didn't get my Victoria Advocate newspaper this morning. That means I was forced to go on their website to see the latest local news. Personally, I prefer the physical paper that I subscribe to not only for the news, but for the features like Ann Landers and the comics...
TxDot Makes it Official-Keep to the Right on the Highway
Ah, the frustration of driving on the highway with multiple lanes when someone is in the left lane driving too slowly. I hate that! Either person behind the wheel is clueless about highway driving, just isn't paying attention to what's going on around them, or they deem themselves the arbi…
Houston Texans Kick Off 2018 Preseason Thursday
Are you ready for some football? Absolutely! It all kicks off this Thursday (August 9) with the first preseason game of the year against the Kansas City Chiefs, and you can hear all the action right here on KLUB Classic Rock 106.9, your official Houston Texans Radio Station...
Where’s the Party this Weekend? Here’s Your Weekend Music Calendar
Live music lives all over the Crossroads! If you're looking for someplace to hear some great live music, dance to tunes spun by a DJ, sing some karaoke, here's a look at the Crossroads Live Music Calendar, courtesy of our friends at the Victoria Area Music Association...
A Tale of Two Texas Renos
There are lots of cities and towns with the same name across the country like Springfield, Ohio and Springfield, Missouri for example, but what about a state with two cities with the same name? that could cause some confusion. Take the Texas city of Reno for example...
Were You in the Dark at Walmart Yesterday?
I've been in a large store when the power went out before, and let me tell you, it was no fun. The doors automatically locked, and the staff and customers were stuck for a few hours. That's what happened at the Walmart Supercenter at 9002 N...
Victoria Driver’s License Office Officially Back Open
Good news-you no longer need to travel to Halletsville or any other city to do business with the Texas Department of Public Safety, because the local office has officially reopened.
Damaged from Hurricane Harvey last year, the office at 8802 N...
Victoria’s Infamous Cookie Crook Captured!
Somebody must really like Mcdonald's cookies because they stole an entire display case full of them from the fast food restaurant counter. The cookie crook didn't get far however, police say he has been captured.
Victoria Police Department Spokesman David Brogger says that the culprit who s…
Get Your Resume Seen Like Never Before…on a Race Car?
It can be tough to find a job these days. It seems like for every decent opening, there are hundreds of applicants. You submit your resume only to have it get buried under the mound of others. So, how do you get noticed? Anhueser-Busch just may be able to help you out...
Crossroads Most Wanted Revealed By Victoria Police
Victoria Police have a special campaign underway to capture the 'Crossroads Most Wanted,' and they're offering a reward of $800 a head.
First off, let me say thank goodness I'm not on the list (who, me? I'm a good boy!) secondly, the rewards have a deadline of August 31st...
You Could Win a $1,000 Shopping Spree in Our Back To School Giveaway
Back to school means extra expenses as parents buy school supplies, furniture for dorm rooms, clothes and more but, our Back to School Giveaway makes it a whole lot better with a $1,000 shopping spree.
Our grand prize winner will get to choose a $1,000 shopping spree at any of our sponsors: Zboril De…