Victoria County Newswire

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  1. More than 200 volunteers help build 2 Habitat homesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... subdivision and filled two empty fields. More than 205 volunteers registered for Day of Caring, which is the Victoria County United Way's fourth annual campaign kickoff event in collaboration with Golden Crescent Habitat for Humanity. A single ...

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  2. DA request bond be revoked for former teacher charged with assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... a GPS, have no contact with her ex-husband or Dorsett, submit to a urine analysis and spend a weekend in Victoria County Jail. Madigan's attorney, George Filley III, was not available for comment Thursday, and a bond revocation hearing had not yet ...

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  3. Officials search for possible arsonistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    One or more people set several hay and cotton bales on fire at various locations in the Inez area, according to a news release from the Victoria County Sheriff's Office.

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  4. Schedule of Labor Day holiday closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Safety driver's license office, Texas Department of Human Services, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Victoria County Health Center will be closed Monday. First Convenience Bank will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. All other banks will ...

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  5. Man arrested on suspicion of threatening judge, assistant DARead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    ... "Now, I'm gonna see you paid for that" and "I'm coming for all of y'all," according to a complaint filed by Victoria County Sheriff's Office Investigator Roy Kuester. Reed was arraigned on the charges Wednesday, and Richard Castillo, Justice of the ...

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  6. Victoria Housing Authority employee accused of stealing $200,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... time she couldn't possibly have accrued. When confronted by Gillespie and Sgt. Randall Branecky of the Victoria County Sheriff's Office in January 2014, Garza admitted to taking the funds and promised to pay it back. Garza said she used the money to ...

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  7. Victoria Housing Authority employee accused of theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... time she couldn't possibly have accrued. When confronted by Gillespie and Sgt. Randall Branecky, of the Victoria County Sheriff's Office, in January 2014, Garza admitted to taking the funds and promised to pay it back. Garza said she used the money ...

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  8. Introducing a change to your AdvocateRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... sidebar with the latest tweets from the Advocate and Advocate reporters. For our readers who live outside of Victoria County, we also have a map at the bottom of every page where you can click on individual counties and view stories for that ...

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  9. 6 hurt in Dallas house blast, Victoria house explosion investigation continuesRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... most severe. The results of several reports about the home in the Oak Colony Estates are still pending, said Victoria County Fire ... The results of several reports about the home in the Oak Colony Estates are still pending, said Victoria County ...

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  10. Barge traffic sees growth at Port of VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... attorney's office and sheriff's office. Leaders from the Port of Victoria presented their annual report to Victoria County commissioners Tuesday, highlighting new docks, rail expansion and other improvements as contributors to the port's success. ...

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  11. Gonzales woman indicted for putting her name on boyfriend's winning lottery ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... $200 and $10,000. Ramos attempted to cash the prize at two convenience stores in Gonzales County and one in Victoria County on Jan. 1, Criminal District Attorney Stephen Tyler said. She held herself out as the person who won the lottery prize by ...

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  12. Three arrested with 70 pounds of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    Victoria County Sheriff's Office deputies recovered 70 pounds of marijuana in a Monday morning traffic stop off of U.S. Highway 59. The drugs were found in a hidden compartment in the vehicle. 2 comments

  13. Man charged with super gluing ATM keys at area banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... wal from their account. Woodard had not been arrested as of Monday afternoon, said Lt. Thomas Eisman, of the Victoria County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Goliad County sales tax revenue down from 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Countywide

    ... the year. Karnes County received $276,062.07 in sales tax receipts in August and has $2,097,643.78 for 2014. Victoria County received $2,492,331.78 in sales tax revenue in August and has taken in $18,156,292.06 for the year. Refugio County had ...

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  15. Victoria man's death ruled suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Street saw what appeared to be an abandoned white truck on the dead end of a Zach Lentz feeder road, said Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O'Connor. As he arrived on the scene, the passerby found Wallace King, of Victoria, deceased next to the ...

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  16. Postcards take you on a trip through timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | The Countywide

    Tim Delaney photo Pam Wheat Stranahan, left, and Kam Wagert, of the Aransas County Historical Society, are dressed in early 1900s fashion to deliver a presentation on 19th and 20th century postcards.

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  17. Gardeners' Dirt: Rainwater Harvesting For BeginnersRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... and wildlife - not to mention savings on your water bill. The Gardeners' Dirt is written by members of the Victoria County Master Gardener Association, an educational outreach of Texas AgriLife Extension - Victoria County. Mail your questions in ...

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  18. Money donated for fan driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Sistas Sat-Day Mornin' Sistas in Action Organization donated $600 to the Victoria County Senior Citizens centers to purchase 40 fans for the Beat the Heat 2014 Fan Drive.

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  19. Bingo at Victoria County Senior Citizens CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    Theresa Soto, left, with the Victoria County Senior Citizens Murray Center is shown with Jay Mercado Woodridge, with Beeville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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  20. Class donates fans to centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Victoria Advocate

    The Grace Presbyterian Church breakfast club Sunday school class donated 10 fans to the Victoria County Senior Citizens centers for the 2014 Beat the Heat Fan Drive.

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