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  1. BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... charging him with tampering with physical evidence with intent to impair. VICTORIA - Raven Nacole Jones, 19, of Port Lavaca, by officers Tuesday on two Class C warrants and on suspicion of possession of marijuana. VICTORIA - Cheryl Ann McGrath, 52, ...

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  2. BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    A 62-year-old Victoria woman made an unsafe left-hand turn on to Port Lavaca Highway about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and T-boned a southbound Dodge truck.

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  3. Calhoun County water treatment plant to begin modified disinfection processRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority will temporarily use chlorine as the disinfecting agent in the drinking water treatment process instead of the regularly used chlorine and ammonia compound at the GBRA Port Lavaca Water Treatment Plant.

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  4. Years ago for Sunday, Jul 27, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and Edgar (Booby) Koch, the catcher. July 28 - Mrs. Benito A. Torres, of Austwell, who excited the city of Port Lavaca on Saturday with the birth of triplets at Champ Traylor Memorial Hospital, took time out to announce their names - Mario Alberto, ...

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  5. Karnes City woman turns 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Yanta and Don Roy Yanta, all of Karnes City; and Mary Barbara Wilson, Helen Ruth Bellah and Patsy Brett, all of Port Lavaca. She has 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Susie L. Yanta, of Karnes City, turned 98 ...

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  6. Superintendent takes leave after Calhoun County ISD controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... controversy involving school district money spent with a company that employs the superintendent's wife. The Port Lavaca Police Department notified Wiggins about a warrant for his arrest for failure to file financial disclosures July 7. Jim Story, ...

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  7. Coca-Cola renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... that. Coca-Cola would have been long gone by that time, but it's a good idea," she said. Although Wagner, 70, of Port Lavaca, did not work for the company like her brothers, she remembered pounding away at a typewriter in her father's office as a ...

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  8. Goliad to hold special election to fill 2 vacanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... necessary to solve the city's budgeting woes . Her conversations with Victoria's mayor and city manager and a Port Lavaca finance officer were also an attempt to find operational ideas and ways to make a more detailed budget, Machacek said. "I can't ...

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  9. Good ole days gone but not forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... 29, 1928. For those of you good at math, you can figure out my age. Also, I went dancing at the Cat's Claw in Port Lavaca with young people and had a good time. Even after I married, we went dancing there. We also went dancing at Mom's Place in Port ...

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    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... on suspicion of driving while intoxicated with an open alcohol container. VICTORIA - Joe Carlos Garcia, 37, of Port Lavaca, by officers Saturday on a parole violation and on suspicion of failure to identify a fugitive by giving false information, ...

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  11. Poco Bueno's inshore division yields big reward for winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... through, and it was really scary, but everybody got in safe." Fondren said the communities of Port O'Connor, Port Lavaca, Palacios and Seadrift, among others, are represented at the tournament. Avid fishermen, too, like Jim Whitmore, 64, of ...

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  12. Crossroads libraries pursue criminal action to guard their collectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... dime a day, but borrowers in the Crossroads who don't pay up could land in jail. Libraries in Cuero, Victoria, Port Lavaca and Refugio turn to the courts system to go after library book hoarders and forgetful borrowers. Barbara Jacob, interim ...

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  13. 10 Victoria Nitrous tracksters qualify for AAU Junior OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... distract her. It's just the sound of her feet on the pavement. "I can clear my head and focus on one thing," the Port Lavaca resident said. "Instead of daily life where you think about school and all these things. ... In running, I can think about ...

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  14. Calhoun County superintendent cleared from investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... a company that employs Gayla Wiggins, Wiggins' wife, according to Advocate archives. After review of the Port Lavaca Police Department's investigative reports, District Attorney Dan Heard did not file criminal charges. Conflict of interest ...

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  15. City administrator, city councilman submit resignations at Tuesday night's meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Countywide

    ... manager is supposed to work," Zermeno said. Machacek spoke with Victoria City Manager Charmelle Garrett and Port Lavaca City Manager Bob Turner to discuss Zermeno's role as city administrator. "You asked (Garrett) how they operated and she told me ...

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  16. Obituaries - SVTRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | The News-Record

    ... rson, 89, previously of Austin, Minn., died of renal failure Sunday, Dec 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca, Texas. Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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    Monday Jul 14 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... violation of probation in a theft of property between $50 and $500 case. VICTORIA - John Edward Castillo, 25, of Port Lavaca, by deputies Friday on a warrant charging him with violation of probation in a possession of a controlled substance case. ...

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  18. Port Lavaca man stabbed during assault at Goliad partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | The Countywide

    A 20-year-old Port Lavaca man was treated for a knife wound he sustained while at a party early Saturday morning in an abandoned mobile home in the 2800 block of E. Oak Street.

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  19. Obituaries - SVTRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | The News-Record

    ... rson, 89, previously of Austin, Minn., died of renal failure Sunday, Dec 22, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center in Port Lavaca, Texas. Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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  20. CorrectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... stration for the Dietrich Strong 5K Fundraiser beging at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. The race is at the Port Lavaca Knights of Columbus Hall, 5287 Farm-to-Market Road 3084. A calendar item on Page A2 Tuesday had the incorrect start time.

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