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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…
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 get…
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.Bootfest.org for a complete schedule of events and other valuable information about Bootf…
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.
The parade will be December 1st and will take place through the streets in downtown Victoria rain…
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...
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...
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 Cre…
Victoria Chamber September Breakfast
The Victoria Chamber September Breakfast is scheduled for Wednesday and will feature Dr. Tom Butler who is the President of Victoria College.   Networking starts at 7:30 am with Breakfast and program starting at 8:00 am at the Victoria College Student Center located at 2200 E...
Jags Suites Groundbreaking This Week
The Victoria Chamber of Commerce will host a ground breaking for Jaguar Suites at 4:00 on Thursday.  It takes place at the dormitory's future home, 2705 Houston Highway.  For more information, call the chamber at 361-573-5277.
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Pub Crawl in Victoria
Its never happen in Victoria before so make sure you make plans to attend the first ever Pub Crawl. Its this Saturday, August 25th beginning at 5pm at 103 Santa Rosa. This event is really more than just a pub crawl, it’s actually a bit of a photo scavenger hunt and a pub crawl...
Fishing Tournament This Weekend
I was browsing the events on the Victoriaadvocate.com page and noticed a pretty cool event this weekend.  The Holy Family Knights of Columbus 10th Annual Readin'-Ritin'-Reelin' Fishing Tournament
will be held at the Port O'Connor Community Center...
Victoria Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help
Victoria Crime Stoppers and the Victoria Police Department need help locating a wanted person.
Jeremy Levi Johnson has an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Johnson is a 22 year old white male that is 5’8” tall with brown hair and brown eyes...

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