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© 2013 Skeeter Nash
© 2013 Skeeter Nash
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Goodbye, North Star Drive Ball Field!

If you haven't driven up North Star Drive in Victoria recently (that's the street where the KIXS 108/Townsquare Media studios and offices are), then you may not have seen the flurry of earth-moving activity happening on the piece of land in the middle of the two sections of the street. This area of grassy field had been, for many years, a place where aspiring Major League players would learn and practice their baseball skills. A rusty backstop is the only evidence left of what was once, I'm sure, a "field of dreams." And, it's only a matter of time before

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The Dancehall Demons: (l-r) Skeeter Nash, Joe Salinas, and Brandon Mills
The Dancehall Demons: (l-r) Skeeter Nash, Joe Salinas, and Brandon Mills
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Catch Skeeter In The Act This Weekend!

Come on out this weekend to hear some LIVE music, played and sung by actual professional musicians! I'll be playing with my usual group, Joe Salinas & the Dancehall Demons this Friday and Saturday night. so make plans to come out and have some fun!

Friday (9/13), we'll be at The Barn in Mission Valley, with the music starting up around 9:00pm. The Barn has great burgers (you've gotta try the sourdough bacon cheeseburger!), games, and several pool tables, plus a great big dance floor!

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Nolan Ryan To Be Special Guest At UHV Event

This morning, I got to spend a few minutes talking with Ashley Walyuchow (pictured), Director of Athletics at the University of Houston-Victoria. Ashley gave us a preview of a special fundraising event set for August 28, 2013 at Riverside Stadium, "A Night For The Jaguars." Major League Baseball Hall of Famer (and Texas baseball legend) Nolan Ryan with be the special guest for the evening, which promises to be about baseball, the UHV athletics program, and much more!

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Skeeter’s Interview with Bill Engvall

Bill Engvall called into Skeeter's show to talk about his June 20th appearance at the Victoria Fine Arts Center.  The comedian/actor--known for his "Here's Your Sign" catchphrase and as part of the "Blue Collar Comedy" shows with Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White--gives a preview of what will be his first concert appearance in Victoria.

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Local Wins $100,000 on Scratch Off

What a perfect Friday afternoon for a father and son from Victoria who scratched a lottery ticket and won $100,000! That’s right $100,000! We aren’t sure what we would do with $100,000 but we do know we would be smiling from ear to ear!  Nick and his father had gone to cash in a few other lottery tickets and pick up a few more one being the Platinum 10x. Nick’s father scr

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Aprill Brandon: “A Mile Away from Tragedy”

Former Crossroads resident and Victoria Advocate entertainment reporter, Aprill Brandon, was a guest (via telephone from her current home in Boston, MA) on Skeeter's show this morning. Aprill was about a mile away from the site of the terrorist bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15th, and she wrote a blog piece chronicling her experiences on that tragic day.

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Photo: Bo Dalton
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Welcome to November!

Well, I've made it to 1 month on the new KIXS 108 Morning Show! And Nov. 21st will mark 32 years since I did my first overnight shift on KNGS-AM ("Kings Country 62")/Hanford, CA...the start of my career in radio. What a ride, so far! And sometimes I feel like I'm just getting started!

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Bring your Boots to Bootfest!!

According to officials at Bootfest you won't want to miss the second annual Bootfest to be held on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6 on De Leon Plaza in downtown Victoria. FREE admission! Visit www

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Lighted Christmas Parade December 1st

Bands and businesses, churches and cheerleaders, and service organizations are invited to showcase your holiday spirit at the Lighted Christmas Parade, hosted by Victoria Parks and Recreation Department

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Interesting Facts About Victoria

Local Housing

The average sales price for residential homes was $154,140 for the 12 months ending July 2012, up 5.8% versus the same period ending July 2011. Total sales of residential homes in the Victoria MLS for the same period was 889, 15.5% higher than t

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An All Girl Tire Shop

Treds Tire and Wheel in San Antonio looks normal. Stacks of tires surround busy workers doing repairs, rotations and fixing flats. But a closer look reveals some unusual details.

The tire jack is pink, the tools have polka dots, and all of the employees are women.  That's righ

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Back to School Giveaway

September 21st will be here before you know it and that means The Back to School Showcase is almost coming to an end. We want to make sure you have entered to win a $1,000 grand prize package from one of the 4 sponsors of your choice which include Bedbutlers, Madi Tays, Sky Restaurant and Golden Crescent Communication Services

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