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  1. More than 40 animals shot in Wharton County 41 minutes ago Wharton...Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Victoria Advocate

    Investigators think the animals were shot at close range and left lying in the area over a two-night span last week on County Road 406. Twenty-eight sheep and 15 emus - livestock valued at more than $20,000 - were killed, according to a press release issued by the Wharton County Sheriff's Office.


  2. Tank fire left to burn out near Wharton - 22 minutes agoRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | The Victoria Advocate

    An oilfield tank explosion that happened before 9 a.m. Friday is being left to burn out on its own.


  3. Road honors former county commissioner 125 years later 52 minutes ago ...Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Fort Bend officials will honor one of the county's first African-American elected officials with a street named in his memory. Tom Taylor served as county commissioner during Texas's political turmoil in the Reconstruction Era of the state that ran from 1868 to 1888.


  4. Wharton barbecue restaurant rises from ashes an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Hinze's Bar-B-Q is back in business after a grease fire in August claimed its original 1973 storefront that had become a popular pit stop for drivers on U.S. Highway 59. Cesar Soto, 49, slowed down Thursday on his way from Victoria to Houston to view a large sign and jot down Hinze's new address, 1917 N. Richmond Road. He needed his barbecue fix.


  5. Victoria-based real estate company buys Columbus firm 12 minutes ago...Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Texas Star Realty has served the Columbus area since 2003 and will now offer customers products and services exclusive to the Coldwell Banker System with more technology and tools. "We are excited to team with the professionals of Texas Star Realty and to bring them into the Coldwell Banker The Ron Brown Company family," said Lee Swearingen, president of the company.


  6. Hunters set sights on how to harvest future ... 27 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Victoria Advocate

    Randy Triplett trudges through boot-sucking mud in pre-dawn hours setting up hundreds of goose decoys. The sound of birds squawking at a roost pond nearby keeps Triplett moving, driving wire rods with wind socks resembling snowy geese into a flooded rice field.


  7. 3 killed, 6 injured in Wharton County wreck an hour ago Three people...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Three people were killed and six injured in an early Friday morning wreck outside of Wharton on U.S. 59 at Farm-to-Market Road 961. The driver of an 11-passenger van was traveling north on U.S. 59 at about 5:36 a.m. when he left the road on the right side and lost control when he tried to correct.


  8. Waterfowlers look forward to open Saturday an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    With the duck populations at record highs and habitat looking good from late summer and early fall rains, waterfowlers are anticipating a solid opener when duck season commences Saturday. It's a reprieve from drought-stricken, dusty ponds that have been prevalent during the past five years.


  9. Blotter 23 minutes ago Arrested VICTORIA - Jacob John Bonnell, 26, of ...Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Jacob John Bonnell, 26, of Victoria, by deputies Thursday on a warrant charging him with violation of probation in a reckless driving case. VICTORIA - Natasha Nicole Ramirez, 25, of Victoria, by deputies Thursday on a warrant charging her with violation of probation in a delivering a controlled substance case.


  10. Wharton ends 12-year losing streak to El Campo an hour ago Wharton...Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Wharton ended a 12-year losing streak against El Campo on Friday night in a 28-24 win that saw the Tigers secure the victory in the final minutes of the game. Quarterback Chris Green scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 7-yard run late in the fourth quarter to put the Tigers ahead.


  11. El Campo looks to continue success in Wharton ... an hour ago - TIME: ...Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    El Campo and Wharton are no longer district foes, but the cities remain 13 miles apart. "You're playing for bragging rights and the pride of the community," said Wharton coach Tim Finn.


  12. Young Yorktown team keeps it simple an hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    "We've got some big kids and we're trying to take advantage of that," said second-year head coach Ty Robinson. "We don't have a million plays, but we want to do the plays we do well.


  13. 2-0 Ricebirds gain momentum 57 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Dove was sidelined after stretching the medial collateral ligament in his right knee during practice but was counting on coming back during the playoffs. He never got that chance, as the Ricebirds lost to La Grange in the bi-district round after advancing to the state final in his freshman season.


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