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Open carry supporters take to Victoria streets

Jan 26, 2015 • Victoria Advocate
To support a House bill that would make Texas an open carry state, a few residents took to the Victoria streets Sunday to spread awareness and debunk negative stereotypes. Dressed in a sleeveless American flag shirt and cargo pants, Luis Medina, 31, ... More

Texas A&M outlasts Tennessee 67-61

Jan 24, 2015 • Victoria Advocate
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Jalen Jones scored 18 points and pulled down nine rebounds Saturday as Texas A&M outlasted Tennessee 67-61 for its fourth straight victory. All four wins have come in Southeastern Conference competition, giving the Aggies (13-5, 4-2 ... More

No. 11 Jayhawks soar past No. 17 Longhorns

Jan 24, 2015 • Victoria Advocate
The Jayhawks easily handled Texas' size advantage inside and got timely 3-point shooting to break the game open in the second half. Brannen Greene made four 3-pointers and four Jayhawks scored in double figures. Kansas (16-3, 5-1) was nearly flawless ... More

Victoria East, West students make school history

Jan 25, 2015 • Victoria Advocate
Victoria West senior Vanischa Stephens and Victoria East senior Samuel Gross were named to the Texas Music Educators Association Texas All-State Choir. Vanischa is ranked as first chair Alto II for the Women's Choir. Samuel ranked eighth chair in the ... More

Pro: Changing law would contradict Bible

Jan 26, 2015 • Victoria Advocate
Her son, Duane Corbin, 50, agreed that allowing same-sex couples on birth certificates would go against their Christian beliefs and Texas sovereignty. "I'm not old-fashioned," he said. "This country was founded on godly principles: 'In God we trust ... More

TX-DOT preparing to implement Proposition One

Jan 25, 2015 • MYfoxLUBBOCK.COM
TX-DOT collecting feedback ahead of a draft group of projects to begin work on Proposition One, which passed in November. "Prop One" is centered around road projects across the state, with more than $1.7 billion set aside from the legislature to fund ... More

UHV alumna chairs state teacher certification board

Jan 25, 2015 • Victoria Advocate
The board is an independent political group that develops certification and continuing education requirements and standards of conduct for Texas public school teachers. Although her term is scheduled to end Feb. 1, it doesn't necessarily mean Cain's ... More

Former DPS trooper indicted for tampering with records

Jan 23, 2015 • Victoria Advocate
Johnson was a licensed peace officer for five years and five months, according to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Johnson was not in the Victoria County Jail on Friday night. Misuse of official information is a third-degree felony, punishable ... More


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