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What New Laws in Texas Take Effect on September 1st?
Ah yes, September. The month that signifies the end of summer, on the calendar, anyway. We all know that the weather here in Texas won't start cooling off for another two months. September also means football is back. It also means a whole bunch of new laws go into effect across the state...
Time to Get those V.I.S.D. Football Season Tickets
School is back in session and that means high school football is ready to kick off. Victoria Independent School District has announced the start of season ticket sales for both the Pirates of Victoria East and the Warriors of Victoria West...
Aransas County Grass Fire Causes Smoky Crossroads
If you've noticed a little smokiness in the air the last day or two, it's because of a controlled burn at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge.
Victoria County Fire Marshall Richard Castillo said the burn is some 1,700 acres, and it's designed to restore coastal habitat by reducing inv…
Do You Remember the Great Suitcase Mystery of 1969?
While the rest of the world was celebrating and/or recovering from the Woodstock Music Festival, there was a mystery brewing here in Victoria-the mystery of the floating suitcases.
If you ever read the Victoria Advocate, you can run across some strange stories from time to time, and in yesterday&apos…

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