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  1. Victoria West seniors awarded thousands in college funds 55 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Victoria Advocate

    Devon Childs and Jasmene Porter, both graduating from Victoria West High School in June, were awarded thousands of dollars in scholarship funds for succeeding despite a number of hardships. Porter, 18, was awarded $13,500, and Childs, 18, received $18,500 as part of the 18th annual "Beat the Odds" scholarship awards program put on by Dr. Gary and Mary Cox in memory of their son, Justin Forrest Cox.

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  2. Immigrants left for dead remembered 12 years later 2 hours agoRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | The Victoria Advocate

    At times, it was hard to hear him over the roar of traffic on U.S. Highway 77 and the tractor-trailers rolling down the cracked asphalt of Fleming Prairie Road. "I'm not sure how we're going to pull this off," Espinosa said of a Spanish Mass that was set to start noon Saturday, "but we know the wind is just a sign of the Holy Spirit."

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  3. Match point for Goliad's Danielle Garza 5 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Victoria Advocate

    It started during the summer of her freshman year, and whether it's a mile - or 10 miles - the junior has kept that stretch going. The junior currently owns a 30-3 record, and she is taking her impressive streak to the Class 3A state tournament in girls' singles on Tuesday at the Texas A&M courts in College Station.

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  4. Leading the way 47 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Victoria Advocate

    Stephanie Gomez was recently inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success at Texas A&M University in College Station.

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  5. Water quality training in Palacios to focus on ... an hour ago...Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality issues related to the Tres Palacios River and Tres Palacios Bay is slated for April 21 at the First United Methodist Church. The free workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board in cooperation with the Texas Water Resources Institute.

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  6. Moore-Light 14 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Robert & M'Liss Moore of Meyersville are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Catherine Moore, to Michael Holden Light. He is the son of Colleen & Logan Ketron of Fredericksburg and Michael & Brenda Light of Sunrise Beach.The couple plans to marry at 4:00pm on Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg, Texas.Melanie is a 2007 graduate of Cuero High School, and then continued her education at Texas A&M University in College Station as a member of the class of 2011.

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  7. Metting-Hermes 14 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    James Metting Jr. and Margaret Vrana of Victoria are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Elizabeth Metting of Victoria, to Richard Jaymes Hermes of Point Comfort, son of Richard and Jayme Hermes of Point Comfort.The couple will marry on June 27, 2015 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Yorktown, Texas.Morgan graduated from Memorial High School in 2007, subsequently attending Texas A&M University and graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture and a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy in 2013. She is employed by Ecolab and will earn her Master of Science in Agronomy from Texas A&M in College Station in August 2015.Richard is a 2006 graduate of Calhoun High School.

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  8. Calhoun's decade of dominance an hour agoRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Coming into the 2015 Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association state meet in March, the Calhoun girls powerlifting program carried a state-record streak of nine consecutive state championships. "There's a lot of people out to get us," Calhoun senior power lifter Marissa Martinez said.

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  9. Titans ranked 9th in preseason poll 53 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    After reacing the Class 4A state championship game last season, Victoria East has earned a spot as one of top teams in the state. The Titans weren't the highest ranked team from District 30-5A.

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  10. Goliad grads, sisters compete in 1st college track ... 15 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Goliad graduates and sisters Avery, left, from Sam Houston State, and Ashtin Zamzow, from Texas A&M, competed in their first college meet at Texas A&M's Reveille Invitational Indoor Track Meet on Saturday in College Station. Ashtin finished third in the pentathlon.

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  11. Remembering a time gone by an hour ago I am a senior widow who has...Read the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    I am a senior widow who has time to think about different eras of my life with humor as well as other emotions. Not that my life was unique, for we were a small town family whose friends were very much on the same social level.

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  12. Crossroads growers see higher yields 10 hours ago Area growers are...Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Mark Welch, a grain market economist for Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension Services office in College Station, said the hike was experienced beyond the Crossroads. Because of the advancement in seed technology and varieties available, Welch said many crops are better at withstanding more stress from heat and drought.

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  13. Great Art Scare brings artists of all sorts ... 50 minutes ago The...Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    The third annual Great Art Scare brought together Crossroads artists for a night filled with various artworks on display and live music. Timothy and Brea Danger, the originators of The Great Art Scare, set out to create an event that could showcase underground talent to the public.

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  14. Know difference between frost and freeze with winter ... 10 minutes...Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    As the first major cold snap approaches, people can take action to protect plants from total loss, horticulturists with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service said. The first step is to understand how cold temperatures impact plants and then take steps to alter those conditions, according to Monte Nesbitt, of College Station; and Robert "Skip" Richter, of Houston, both AgriLife Extension horticulturists.

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  15. Aggies could have new QB for La-Monroe 51 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Kenny Hill, who started the first eight games, could be benched in favor of freshman Kyle Allen after struggling with turnovers in a three-game skid. "They've both gotten reps over the last week and will both continue to get reps," coach Kevin Sumlin said.

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  16. VC representatives participate in Pathways to Progress Institute an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Five Victoria College personnel joined more than 470 community college faculty, staff and administrators in Dallas this fall for the Pathways to Progress Institute, designed to increase student success. This was the largest-ever convening of Texas community colleges.

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  17. Austistic boy, rodeo horse help each other heal 9 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    People with autism may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ways that are different from most other people. The learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities of autistic people can range from gifted to severely challenged.

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  18. Bicyclists hit the pavement to ride it out ... 38 minutes ago Lee...Read the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    WHAT: 23rd Annual Missions Tour de Goliad Bike Ride. A 10-, 30-, 50- or 65-mile/Metric Century tours through Goliad County and the historic San Antonio River Valley INFO: 361-645-3563 or visit That, and it's an exercise that's easier on his knees, said the 54-year-old Victoria business law attorney.

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  19. Tour de Ted makes its way to Victoria an hour ago WHAT: Tour de Ted...Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Edward Jones, the financial services firm, will make its fourth stop on a nine-city, nine-day bike tour in Victoria on Tuesday. Participants can bike one of three rides: a short ride, six miles at 10:30 a.m.; medium ride, 10 miles at 10:30 a.m.; and a long ride, 37 miles at 8:30 a.m. Ride check-in is 90 minutes before the ride start time.

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