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Paperwork Error: Salvation Army And The Food Bank
The Salvation Army doesn't like to turn people in need away. However, in recent weeks, they've had to do just that. It all comes down to a simple clerical mix-up, as reported by Carlos Villalobos on CrossroadsToday.com:
...Since the middle of December, the Salvation Army has been having to …
A Beatles Reunion? In Victoria, Texas??
I've been a fan of the Beatles since I was about 6 or 7 years old (which was right at the peak of their most creative period, 1966-1968). This coming February 9th will mark fifty years since their first American television performance on the Ed Sullivan Show. in 1964. Now, it would appear the t…
Cuero Prospect Swine Show 1/11/14
If you love pigs, then you'll be in 'hog heaven' on Saturday, January 11th at the Cuero Prospect Swine Show! The event takes place in the Friar Ag Building at Cuero City Park. The weigh-in happens between 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with showmanship judging at 1:00 p...
¡Viva CES Las Vegas 2014!
What would life be like without electronics? Well, for one thing, you wouldn't be reading this epic piece of blogging, because there wouldn't be any computers, smart phones, tablets, or even radio! Every year about this time, electronics developers, manufacturers, and marketers all get together in L…
Pam Tillis Coming To Victoria
With nearly a dozen Top Ten Country hits, Grand Ole Opry star and 1994 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Pam Tillis will be performing at the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, January 16th at 7:30 p.m. for the 6th Annual Charity Concert Series. Known for her distinctive voice a…
Dream Big STEM Expo
As part of their school day on Thursday, Victoria ISD eighth-grade students will attend the Dream Big Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Expo at the Victoria College Health Science Building (2200 N. Red River St.). They'll be learning about great career opportunities in the STEM f…
Shhh! The ‘Horse Whisperer’ Is Coming
Bob Allen practices "natural horsemanship." He is, in fact, a "horse whisperer," and he's coming to Hallettsville on Thursday, January 9th to present a program on the subject. If you own--or plan to own--a horse (or horses), you're sure to find this to b…
Brown Bag Book Group At The Library Today
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 today's the day! Light refreshments and a relaxed atmosphere make for a nice, enjoyable way to spend your lunch hour...
Pick Me! Pick ME!
I am not above shameless self-promotion. After all, if I was an introvert, I picked the wrong career path! But seriously, I need your help to make this bit of shameless self-promotion happen. The Victoria Advocate is gathering votes for their 2014 "Best of the Best Awards." There are a who…
Protect Your Pets!
Let's face it, those of us who live in South Texas aren't used to very cold weather. That's why a lot of us moved here from elsewhere, and why we have "Winter Texans," who come south to avoid sub-zero temperatures and ice & snow where they live the rest of the year. Well, when it gets …
Skeeter Heard Worldwide On Newsline
Once again this week, KIXS 108 Morning Show host Skeeter Nash will be anchoring the Amateur Radio Newsline® report, heard around the world, over the ham radio airwaves, and online at www.arnewsline.org. This is a valuable service to ham radio operators worldwide, with reports coming in from all arou…
Blog, Blog, Blog
There are lots of blogs out there (and right here!). The word "blog" has become so commonplace over the last fifteen to twenty years that we think nothing of it. But, have you ever wondered about the origin of the word, "blog?"

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