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Help Whip Cancer with The Pampered Chef
It’s that time of year again to join us as we Help Whip Cancer®. with The Pampered Chef.
Since 2000, you’ve contributed more than $11 million for the American Cancer Society® in the fight against breast cancer... Let’s Share Hope this …
Victoria Harley-Davidson Blood Drive Saturday
The Victoria Harley-Davidson Blood Drive will help local cancer patient Mark Dean during its 17th annual blood drive Saturday. The drive, hosted by the Victoria Harley Owners Group, Victoria Harley-Davidson and the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center, will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Victor…
25 Thorough Cleaning Tricks For The Neat Freak
As you may know, my wife Sweetie and I moved our belongings from El Campo to Victoria over Easter weekend. Our new house hadn't been thoroughly cleaned before we started moving in, so we had to do some quick cleaning (which still isn't 100% finished). Then, there will be the final cleaning of our pr…
Relay For Life Annual Survivor’s Dinner
You're invited to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Victoria County Annual Survivor's Dinner celebrating "100 Years of Saving Lives." The dinner will be held at First English Lutheran Church Hiller Activity Center, 516 N. Main St...
Thyroid Disease Support Group
Phoenix Johnson, a financial counselor who has fought thyroid disease for more than 20 years, is starting a support group.
"It's tough to find information and support systems," Johnson says. "I've done massive amounts of research, and I want to share all I've…
Free medication Disposal in Halletsville
The Health Ministries of Hallettsville and Lavaca Medical Center are sponsoring a free drive-thru medication disposal from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the medical center parking lot.
Goliad Sheriff Investigating Infant Death
Sad news from Goliad County, as reported by Bianca Montes at victoriaadvocate.com:
Goliad County Sheriff's Office is conducting an investigation into the death of a 9-month-old boy, officials confirmed Tuesday.
 
The child, Paul McAdams, was initially transported to DeTar Hospital Navarro sho…
City of Victoria Water Disinfection Process Changing Temporarily
According to a news release, just under a month from now (on Thursday, May 1, 2014), the City of Victoria will begin converting its water disinfection process to free chlorine for a period of approximately one (1) month. This is a temporary measure taken at the treatment plant to "improve t…
Amazing Video: Dogs Can Smell Cancer
We've all heard stories of dogs rescuing lost skiers or hikers, or dogs that bark to alert their families of a fire or intruder in their house. But what some dogs can do--either through training, or their own natural instincts--could quietly save untold lives, and will amaze you!
Study: Naps ARE Good For You!
Here in South Texas, the concept of the siesta is not unfamiliar. Most of us know how brief, refreshing "power nap" (if one has the ability to take one) can give you that little "re-charge" of our internal batteries to get through the remainder of a tough work day.
Now, researcher…
Lifebuzz: 30 Things To Stop Doing To Yourself
I love a good list. Especially lists that offer up some good life advice or helpful suggestions. I happened to see this one linked on Facebook, and found it to be very interesting. I think you will, too!
From time to time, we all find ourselves at a loss for how to deal with some of the stuff life th…

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