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Science: Drummers’ Brains Are Actually Different
Being a drummer, I've heard all of the jokes. I've also been told at times that my brain wasn't "quite right." Well, according to a scientific study, it's apparently true...but in a good way. I've always tried to be a problem-solver, and this study shows that trait is part and parcel with …
Brown Bag Book Group at the Library Every 1st Wednesday
The Brown Bag Book Group meets on the first Wednesday of the month from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Bronte Room at the Victoria Public Library, and you're invited! Light refreshments and a relaxed atmosphere make for a nice, enjoyable way to spend your lunch hour...
6 Top Features in Mac OS X Yosemite
I will admit, I love my Apple products...from my first iPod many years ago to the iMac I got this last September, I've really become a big fan. They just work! Now, from the latest World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC), comes the preview of the upcoming Mac OS X "Yosemite" operating syst…
BBB: How to Avoid Buying Counterfeit Event Tickets
You're excited. You've found what you think is a "great" deal on a pair of tickets to that big concert, championship tournament, or other big event. You buy the tickets, drive to Austin, San Antonio, Houston, or maybe even make the trek all the way up to Dallas. When you get to the doors o…
Republican Women of Yoakum Meeting
The Republican Women of Yoakum will hold their monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. on June 4. Retired Master Sergeant Jim Gibson, Dr. Mike Vickers and Linda Vickers, organizers and leaders of the Texas Border Volunteers, will speak to area citizens on the illegal immigration problem.
The RWOY welcomes visi…
Victoria County Farmers Market
Your family will love the taste of fresh fruits, veggies, and other items purchased directly from the folks who grow them. The Victoria County Farmers Market brings you a great variety of locally-grown seasonal produce, dried herbs, potted plants, free range eggs, jams, jellies, baked goods and more…
Brad Paisley’s Hilarious Selfie With WBC Whackos
You've gotta hand it to Brad Paisley. He can find the humor in just about any situation. It seems the Westboro "Baptist" Church folks (you know, those loving folks who protest at fallen military personnel's funerals, among other things) decided to protest one of Brad&apos…
Suspicious Email? Gee…Let Me Think About This
So, I'm checking one of my email accounts, and I see one with the subject line: "From Colonel Nick Logan."
"Hmm...," I think to myself. "I don't know anybody named 'Colonel Nick Logan.' I have a brother who retired from the California Army National Guard years ago as a Colone…
Team Citius USA High School Summer Showcase Team Tryouts
Tryouts for ages 14-18 to participate in college showcase tournaments around the state will be held at Lowe Field (inside Riverside Park) starting at 6:00 p.m. this evening (5/29/14). There is no cost to participate in the tryouts.
You can get more information by CLICKING HERE...
The Doctor Is In
One of the many things we've had to deal with since we relocated to Victoria from El Campo has been finding a Primary Care Physician for my wife Sweetie and me. When we lived in Arkansas, we saw the same PCP for eight of the nine years we were there. So, it's very important to us that we find someon…
The Birthday Board
Just in case you didn't know, we take your calls weekday mornings for our daily KIXS 108 Birthday Board, sponsored by Chick-Fil-A. If someone you know is celebrating a birthday, be sure to call Skeeter at (361) 573-0108, and let him record your birthday greeting. You can start calling anytime a…
25 Words That Have A Totally Different Meaning In Texas
I love lists that writers come up with about Texas. Having lived here for just shy of two years myself, I always find them educational and, often, amusing. Texas has its own pace, its own attitude, and--according to this list--its own vocabulary when it comes to the 25 words mentioned.

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