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Shoppers flock to Christmas mall
Visitors swarmed the El Campo Civic Center this weekend, gathering up those “just in case” items that Santa may have forgotten to pack in his sack. From clothing to yard art cutouts, and jewelry to tasty salsas, the 100 booths at the chamber of commerce event offered shopping temptations.
MYSTERY TEXT: Search intensifies for missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth who vanished on Thanksgiving
WOODLAND PARK, Colorado -- The search intensifies for a missing 29-year-old woman from Colorado. Kelsey Berreth was last seen in a Woodland Park Safeway grocery store on November 22, but her family hadn't heard from her after that. Berreth's mother called police for a welfare check on November 25, b
Know before you dine out -- read this week's restaurant inspection reports
The Victoria County Public Health Department Environmental Health Division inspects places where food is served in Victoria, DeWitt, Jackson and Calhoun counties. In the inspection reports, each violation in the Priority items 1-20 is 3 demerits; Priority Foundation items 21-33 are 2 demerits; and C
Man pulls gun on off-duty officer before standoff at Buc-ee's in Richmond
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Sugar Land police were involved in a standoff at a Buc-ee's parking lot in Richmond. Police say the standoff started at 12:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of Crabb River Road as a road rage incident when an Eagle Lake off-duty cop followed a man who he claims pulled out a gun on h
OUTPATIENT LAB SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE AT OAKBEND MEDICAL CENTER WHARTON
Wharton, TX…OakBend Medical Center is pleased to announce that the public now has access to an outpatient lab located on the first floor of the OakBend Medical Center – Wharton Hospital Campus.
Bible verse - Acts:7-8; quote by Edith Wharton
And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he smote Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands. And the angel said unto him, Gird thyself, and bind on thy sandals. And so he did. And he saith unt
Yoakum dominates Edna to advance to semifinals
SAN MARCOS – Yoakum beat Edna at its own game Saturday. The Bulldogs piled up the yards and the points, picked up first downs, kept the clock rolling and kept the Cowboys (12-2) offense off the field as they rolled to a 42-6 victory in a Class 3A, Division I quarterfinal at Bobcat Stadium.
Professor: Straight A's don't lead to career success
A recent New York times op-ed, written by Adam Grant, Professor of Psychology at Wharton, seeks to change the notion that perfect GPAs lead to more successful lives. "If they make one tiny mistake, if they get a B plus or maybe even a little bit worse, they feel like their lives are over," Grant sai
Minister accused of stealing $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A former minister is accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church. Prosecutors say Jerrell G. Altic, 40, embezzled the money over a six-year period that ended in November 2017. Altic's attorney says Altic has admitted to stealing the money.
1 deputy, 2 officers shot while serving warrant in NE Harris County
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Negotiators are trying to coax a barricaded man from a home in northeast Harris County after a sheriff's deputy and two officers from the Texas Attorney General's Office were shot while serving a felony warrant.
Multiple holiday events on tap in county
Although December will be nearly half-over this weekend, there is still a plethora of holiday activity on the calendar for Colorado County in the coming weeks. Leading off the remaining holiday events are Weimar’s lighted Christmas Parade set for tomorrow, and the Columbus Community Choir’s annual C
Mother sentenced 28 years for starving 5-year-old son in Spring
SPRING, Texas (KTRK) -- A mother has been sentenced to 28 years after she was found guilty of starving her child in 2014. In February 2015, Tammi Bleimeyer, 37, was arrested and charged with injury to a child by omission.
Families find comfort at Tree of Angels ceremony
Linda Coker is a member of a group no one wants to be in. Her son, Sam Roberts, was shot and killed with his fiancé and roommate during a home invasion when he was 24 years old in Edna.
Andrew Schroer: Hope as Christians is sure thing
Andrew Schroer writes a faith column for the Victoria Advocate. Friday night lights is alive and well in Edna. As I write this, our hometown football team is on a roll. The Edna High School Cowboys are now in the state quarterfinals. The biggest game of the year takes place this Friday night against
MillerCoors surprises 101-year-old WWII veteran with fridge full of Coors Light, trip to Colorado
For Andrew Slavonic, a Coors Light a day has helped to keep the doctor away. Slavonic, a World War II Air Force veteran from Pennsylvania who celebrated his 101st birthday last week, credits drinking a Coors Light every day for his long life.
Standoff underway at Richmond Buc-ee's after driver points gun towards off-duty officer
RICHMOND, Texas - Police are involved in a standoff at a Buc-ee’s in Richmond. According to the Sugar Land Police Department, an off-duty Eagle Lake police officer called 911 after he said he was involved in a road rage incident in downtown Houston.
Santa Claus arrives in Edna for breakfast event
EDNA – Katelynn Whittley’s green eyes sparkled as she ate her pancakes and recalled what it was like to meet Santa Claus for the first time. Wearing a red shirt that said “Nice List Goals,” Katelynn looked around the Jackson County Services Building auditorium at all the other children enjoying brea
What it takes to find a neutral playoff stadium in Texas
When it comes to Texas high school football playoffs, travel is inevitable. As the Panthers enter the fourth round of the playoffs, they have had bouts in Giddings, Manor and Bastrop so far.
Egyptian actress Rania Youssef questioned over revealing dress at gala
CAIRO -- It's a dress that has shaken Egypt and the uproar continues - prosecutors on Wednesday questioned actress Rania Youssef for at least four hours on accusations of public obscenity over a revealing dress she wore to a cinema gala last week, her lawyer said.
Bay City Swimming Tri-Meet results
SUGAR LAND — Following are Bay City results from a tri-meet against Galveston Ball and Fort Bend Hightower. All distances in yards. Girls team totals — Bay City 86, Ball 35; Bay City 80, Hightower 34.