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  1. Rising water forces Victorians to make tough choices 51 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... such as appliances, beds, TV and sofa to a 10-foot-by-10-foot storage unit. Her brother, Arthur, who lives in Port Lavaca brought over a flatbed trailer and friends from church will help move those items. But when he died in 2009 from a pulmonary ...

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  2. Adams Pro Tour returns to Victoria Country Club 20 minutes ago The...Read the original story

    Monday May 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Adams Pro Tour is returning to Victoria Country Club for the Bob White Energy Services/Port Lavaca Auto Group Open.

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  3. Tiny library brings literature to the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Click2Houston

    ... and now makes a living spreading the joys of good stories as an elementary school and junior high librarian in Port Lavaca. When she first heard about the miniature libraries during an industry conference in Austin, she knew it was a project ...

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  4. Memorial Day programs planned in Crossroads 30 minutes ago Here are...Read the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... ceremony, laying of wreaths and playing of taps. The flags and wreaths will remain at the plaza until 5 p.m. PORT LAVACA - A Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday on Virginia Street and will proceed down Main Street to Bayfront Peninsula ...

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  5. Death Notices for May 25, 2015 40 minutes ago Victoria County...Read the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... May 24, 2015. Services are pending with Heritage Funeral Home, Victoria, 361-578-3611. MOTL, ROBERT, 74, of Port Lavaca passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015. Services are pending with Triska Funeral Home, El Campo, 979-543-3681. SCHOELLMANN, ...

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  6. Memorial Day programs planned in Crossroads 51 minutes ago The nation ...Read the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... ceremony, laying of wreaths and playing of taps. The flags and wreaths will remain at the plaza through 5 p.m. PORT LAVACA - A Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday on Virginia Street and will proceed down Main Street to Bayfront ...

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  7. UHV biology students look for GMO in food 6 minutes agoRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... public perception and lack of knowledge is the major sticking point in today's society, said Colby Stokes, a Port Lavaca senior biology major and independent researcher. "Part of the reason the effects of GMOs are such a mystery are because there ...

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  8. Death Notice for May 24, 2015 an hour ago Calhoun County Machacek,...Read the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Services are pending with Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home, 361-552-2988. RAMIREZ JR., JAMES EDWARD, 54, of Port Lavaca, passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, Port Lavaca, 361-552-2300. RANGNOW, ...

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  9. Port Lavaca experiences street flooding, region on-notice 41 minutes...Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... covered streets to the point that curbs weren't visible. Such was the case at the Calhoun County Public Library. Port Lavaca resident Charles Moore, a patron of the library, recalled seeing trash cans float on the street and drivers defiantly trying ...

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  10. Students receive Five-Year Trophies 6 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Zoey Lu, a seventh-grade student at Travis Middle School, is the daughter of Lilian Chen and Mike Lu, of Port Lavaca. She is the piano student of Betty Jordan. Mashhood Nielsen, a junior at Victoria East High School, is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Buddy ...

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  11. Man in a coma after struck by lightning 3 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    A Port Lavaca man is in a medically induced coma at Citizens Medical Center after being struck by lightning Thursday. "They're going to start warming him up because his body was placed under hypothermia; they're going to see if he can breathe on his own," said Jesus Herrera Jr., his oldest son on Friday afternoon.

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  12. Death Notice for May 23, 2015 an hour ago Victoria County Bankhead,...Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 21, 2015. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, Victoria, 361-575-3212. BADILLO, CELESTINO, 93, of Port Lavaca, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Services are pending with Artero Memorial Chapels, 361-552-2300. GUEVARA, JOHN G., ...

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  13. Man in critical condition after struck by lightning an hour ago More...Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    More than 18 hours after being struck by lightning in Port Lavaca, Jesus Alvarez remains in critical condition at Citizens Medical Center, hospital authorities said. Alvarez was struck by a bolt of lightning about 2:50 p.m. Thursday outside Chavana's Grocery Store in the 500 block of Benavides Street in Port Lavaca.

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  14. Blotter 3 hours ago Arrested VICTORIA - Raven Nacole Jones, 20, of...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    Raven Nacole Jones, 20, of Port Lavaca, by officers Wednesday on a Matagorda County warrant charging her with violation of probation in an aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury case and a warrant charging her with violation of probation in a theft of property between $50 and $500 case. VICTORIA - A 50-year-old Houston man by troopers Wednesday on suspicion of driving with license invalid with previous convictions or suspensions without final resolution.

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  15. Rising water levels, tornado warnings persist 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Victoria Advocate

    A man was transported to Citizens Medical Center Thursday after being struck by lightning outside a Port Lavaca grocery store. The man, whose name was not released by police, walked outside Chavana's Grocery Store, 517 N. Benavides St., when it began sprinkling, owner Adan Chavana said.

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  16. Memorial Day programs planned in Crossroads 2 hours from now The...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... p.m. Homemade or purchased kites are eligible. The contest is free and trophies will be provided to the winners. PORT LAVACA - A Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday on Virginia Street and will proceed down Main Street to Bayfront ...

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  17. Child singer brings life to traditional country music 6 minutes ago...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Victoria Advocate

    Traditional country music may be lost in the successes of crossover artists like Taylor Swift and Florida Georgia Line, but a 9-year-old in Port Lavaca is lending her powerful pipes to keep the sound of industry legends alive. Belting out the likes of Ray Price, Patsy Cline and the Texas Troubadour himself, Ernest Tubb, Jaycee Barnes is making her mark in the Crossroads.

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  18. Fort Bend Baseball, Softball playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Fort Bend Star

    ... face Barbers Hill in the 5A regional quarterfinals, Wednesday and Friday at North Shore High. Elkins High swept Port Lavaca Calhoun, and will meet Goose Creek Memorial in the 5A second round, Thursday-Saturday.

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  19. Tiny library brings literature to the trail 4 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and now makes a living spreading the joys of good stories as an elementary school and junior high librarian in Port Lavaca. When she first heard about the miniature libraries during an industry conference in Austin, she knew it was a project ...

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  20. Daytripper: Port LavacaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Texas Highways

    Port Lavaca lies on a stretch of the Texas coast between Galveston and Corpus Christi that often gets overlooked by travelers seeking refuge in the salty sea breezes. While "la vaca" means "the cow" in Spanish, to me, the region translates to some of the best food, history, and adventure Texas has to offer.

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