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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…
Victoria ADD/ADHD Learning Session Tuesday!
For anyone who has family or friends who suffer from ADD/ADHD you know the struggle that they inflicted person has to deal with on a daily basis. Studies show that 4.4% of adults have ADHD, and almost half of them are classified as severe...
School is Now Open, Watch Out for Our Kids!
If you noticed this morning that the school zone flashing lights were on this morning warning you to slow down, then you know VISD schools are back in session. That means paying more attention while driving, slowing down in school zones, and staying off those cell phones...
Brewery Beer to Go and Delivery is Coming to Texas
When I was visiting Utah, I visited a craft brewery restaurant and was impressed with their beers, but I was disappointed that I couldn't buy a case or two to take home with me. They have very stringent laws about selling beer in that state...
We’ve Got Another 106 Days of Summer Winner!
All summer long we've been giving away prizes from Houston Astros baseball tickets to waterpark and concert tickets and, we've got another winner!
Susan Woodson was our latest winner, and she'll be enjoying a family 4-pack of tickets to Schlitterbahn Waterpark to cool off, along with p…
Close but, No Cigar for Victoria Generals
The Victoria Generals were this close to advancing to the Texas Collegiate League Championship game yesterday, falling to the Texarkana Twins 4-3 in the 9th inning.
The Generals were down 4-2 in the 9th after a late-innings rally. They had runners on first and third with 2 outs with Jonathan Tapia at…
Victoria Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week
Crime Stoppers is such a great program for communities to help make them safer by allowing people to report information anonymously that may help solve a crime. Reporting that information may even get you a cash reward. This week, Victoria Crime Stoppers is asking for help solving the armed robbery …

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