Rain Delays Chick-Fil-A Reopening
Victoria’s Chick-fil-A restaurant on North Navarro in front of HEB Plus has been closed since early-June for remodeling, and was supposed to have reopened this past Tuesday. However, the heavy rains in the area during the last month delayed the construction process. The new target da…
Fly Your U.S. Flag Proudly–and Correctly
Independence Day is a perfect holiday on which to fly Old Glory. However, did you know that there are rules for proper flag etiquette? If you want to show your respect for the symbol of the U.S.A., you need to know how to properly display the Stars and Stripes.
Moses Public Pool Closed for the Season
With the hot weather upon us, you might have been planning to pay a visit to the Gary T. Moses Municipal Pool in Victoria. Well, you might have to make other plans. A shortage of qualified lifeguards is causing the pool to close its gates to the general public until further notice.
Victoria Police Officers’ Kindness Goes Viral
Photos and/or videos of police officers "go viral" just about every day; often, it has something to do with cops behaving badly. However, in the case of two of Victoria's finest--Senior Officer Bryan Knief and Cadet Officer Anthony Vacarro--they're getting national attent…
Victoria Resident Wins Community Service Award
American Military University (AMU) has recognized alumnus Gilbert Ramon of Victoria, Texas, with a 2014 Alumni Community Service Award for his professional accomplishments, community engagement, and service to the university.
Ramon completed his Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security at AMU in 2009. H…
Tech Basics: Intro to Microsoft Office 2010
This free class at the Victoria Public Library will introduce commonly-used features in Microsoft Office 2010. Exercises include creating a document, changing the document format, and saving and printing the document. The next class takes place on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 9:30 a...
Ham Radio Demonstration
The Victoria Amateur Radio Club – W5DSC, the Coleto Creek Amateur Radio Club – W5DWT, and the Golden Crescent Amateur Radio Service – K5VCT will demonstrate amateur radio from noon June 28 through noon June 29 at Son Valley Ranch, 8793 U.S. Highway 87 North.
Willie Nelson and Buddy Cannon Write Songs Via Text Messages
Willie Nelson's new album, Band of Brothers, has his first album to top of Billboard Country Chart since 1986, when his album, The Promiseland, hit the number one spot. Nine of the fourteen songs on Band of Brothers were co-written by Willie and legendary record producer, songwriter and musician, Bu…
Discovery Zone: Safari Greg
Experience for yourself the wild and wacky world of Safari Greg and his amazing urban safari. Combining magic, comedy, and a wide array of animal friends he creates a fun filled program that can only be described as a must see for all ages at the Victoria Public Library on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at…
Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic at St. Patrick’s
A pneumonia vaccine clinic will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church parish hall in Bloomington. Vaccines will be free to those who qualify.
Who qualifies? Anyone 65 and older who has not been vaccinated in the last 5 years OR anyone …

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