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Meet Cuero’s Grumpiest Citizen
A recent letter to the Editor of the Victoria Advocate illustrates the fact that just because someone is a dog-lover, that love doesn't always extend to others, especially children. Mr. Matthew Hough of Cuero felt the need to express his disdain for the local kids who ask if they can pet his dog whe…
Are The iPod’s Days Numbered?
Some tech blogs are speculating on the possible discontinuation of the product that launched Apple into the stratosphere, and sparked a revolution in both the personal electronics and music industries: the iPod. Unit sales have declined over the last couple of years, as more and more smartphones (wi…
Clogging Class In Hallettsville
Get moving and have fun by taking advantage of the free weekly Clogging Classes at Englein Haus 115 N. Main St. Hallettsville! Clogging class is held every Wednesday from 5-7:00 p.m. Contact: Nancy Braus at 361-798-9295 for more information, then get ready to kick up your heels...
Ham Radio Gaining New Respect
With smart phones, computers, and even landline telephones relying more and more on the Internet, what happens in a disaster that damages cell towers and other infrastructure?
Amateur radio operators spring into action. A method of communication--once thought to be dying off due to the increasing spe…
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…
Family Gaming at the Library
Hang out with other kids teens and families for an afternoon of gaming from 4:30-6:30 p.m. today (Monday, 5/19/14) at the Victoria Public Library. Enjoy such classic games as chess, checkers and Uno. Or try your hand at video games on the big screen; including Rock Band 2, Mario Kart Super Smash Bro…
Video: Budweiser Clydesdales Collide
This video shows how well-trained the Budweiser Clydesdales are, and how incredible their trainers and handlers are. A mishap at the Abilene Western Classic on May 9, 2014 is caught on video, as the horse team attempts a tight turn, only to have the horses get tangled up in each other and their harn…
Video: Cat Saves Boy From Dog Attack
We've all read or heard stories about dogs doing such heroic acts as warning their family of a fire or other danger in the house, or finding people buried alive in some disaster. There are even quiet, everyday canine heroes who assist those with physical or other disabilities, such as visual impairm…
8 Common Mistakes People Make When Cooking Steak
Being a man (and one who lives in Texas at that), this is difficult for me to admit. But, here goes: when it comes to cooking steaks--whether I'm grilling outdoors or broiling in the oven--I just never seem to get it right. My wife Sweetie likes hers pretty rare, while I prefer medium-rare. Well, af…
Kyle Park, ‘Long Distance Relationship’ Video
Kyle Park is returning to Schroeder Hall this Saturday, May 17th. I'll have ticket info for the show at the end of this blog post. Kyle's new single, "Long Distance Relationship," is a beautifully-written song; but the accompanying video is sure to touch your hear, and ma…
Community Crime Prevention Education Classes
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
That statement also holds true when preventing crime. It is far easier to prevent crime than it is to recover from it.
In that spirit, the Victoria Police Department Crime Prevention Unit will soon be providing you an “ounce of prevention&CloseCur…

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