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Saturday Aug 9 | The Victoria Advocate

Responders continue fight with fire

The fire, near state Highway 111 and Farm-to-Market Road 822, began at about 3:10 p.m. Friday and required assistance from several surrounding agencies to contain the flames, Jackson County Sheriff Andy Louderback said Friday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Edna, TX

Saturday Aug 9 | The Victoria Advocate

SBDC workshop in Edna to discuss delivering friendly customer service

Building customer loyalty in a small community can be difficult, especially with plenty of shopping options available online and in larger towns nearby.

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Related Topix: Edna, TX, Commerce, TX, University of Houston Victoria, Texas, Small Business, Personal Finance

Saturday Aug 9 | KWTX

Texas Wildfire Chars Several Hundred Acres

A heat advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday that includes Bosque, Hill, Freestone, Coryell, Bell, McLennan, Falls, Limestone, Leon, Milam and Robertson Counties in Central Texas.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Grassfire burns trailer, several hundred acres in Jackson County

A massive grassfire charred several hundred acres in rural Jackson County on Friday, burning at least one vacant trailer home and threatening three other residences as firefighters worked to control the blaze.

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Related Topix: Fire, Edna, TX

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Korean War veterans remembered for their bravery

The following Korean War veterans were proclaimed Ambassadors of Peace by the Republic of Korea to honor their service during the Korean War between June 25, 1950 and July 27,1953 The following Korean War veterans were proclaimed Ambassadors of Peace by the Republic of Korea to honor their service during the Korean War between June 25, 1950 and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, South Korea, World News, Asia, Edna, TX, North Korea

The Victoria Advocate

Korean War veterans remembered for their bravery

The following Korean War veterans were proclaimed Ambassadors of Peace by the Republic of Korea to honor their service during the Korean War between June 25, 1950 and July 27,1953 When Bud Sappington was 15 years old all of his buddies were enlisting in the Army.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, South Korea, World News, Asia, Edna, TX, North Korea

Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Horse trailer wreck raises questions about lack of regulations

A recent wreck involving two teens, a horse trailer and a 30-foot drop from a bridge is spotlighting a national concern raised by a consumer advocate.

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Related Topix: Edna, TX, Victoria County, TX

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

Victoria man receives 16 years in prison for criminally negligent homicide

A father is still trying to process not only the death of his son but also how a Victoria man admitted in court Wednesday to inflicting the pain.

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Related Topix: Refugio County, TX

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