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Masked man breaks in to Calhoun High School  Victoria Advocate

A masked man likely climbed onto the roof, jumped into an atrium and smashed a window to get inside Calhoun High School this week, Superintendent Larry ...

CHS season tickets | Calendar  Port Lavaca Wave

Season tickets for Calhoun High School home football games will go on sale for last year's ticket holders from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, until Friday, Aug.

Valedictorian, salutatorian reflect on prestigious high school careers  Port Lavaca Wave

The Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2019 at Calhoun High School are Macy Medlin and Krislyn Key.

After Port Lavaca crash, 1 student remains in hospital  Victoria Advocate

One Calhoun County High School student remained in the hospital Tuesday while another had been sent home to recover after being struck by a passing ...

Most Calhoun ISD schools earn distinctions | Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

Calhoun ISD had 19 more instructional days than it did the year Hurricane Harvey struck and students, particularly those at the Harrison/Jefferson/Madison ...

Calhoun High School robotics team prepares for state competition  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA – Four years ago, Melanie Smith didn't envision herself as a member of a robotics team, much less a leader of one.

Calhoun High School band director Brian Hecimovich | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School band director Brian Hecimovich marches in front of the band during the football halftime show. Hecimovich replaced long-time band ...

CHS foreign exchange student leaves mark before going home  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School adds an additional highlight to close out the 2018-19 school year at the state band competition held in Austin.

CHS welcomes new band director | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

There is a new face in town leading the Calhoun High School marching band onto the field at halftime during Sandcrab Friday Night Lights. Brian Hecimovich is ...

Former Calhoun High School student becomes mixed martial artist  Port Lavaca Wave

Standing at 5 foot 3 inches, and weighing 115 pounds, someone who met Ashley Reger, 25, for the first time would not suspect she could eliminate an opponent ...

Officials address school threats | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

By KAYLA MEYER. PORT LAVACA WAVE. A “rumor” posted on social media earlier this week is being investigated by Calhoun County School District and law ...

May 4 election field set in Calhoun County | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The filing deadline was Friday for five municipal elections and the next part of the process is for voters to get registered.. Seats on the Calhoun Port Authority ...

223 CHS graduates walk the stage | News  Port Lavaca Wave

As the sun set behind the visitor's section at Sandcrab Stadium, the 233 graduate candidates of Calhoun High School's 2018 class settled into their seats in their ...

Trio of Calhoun student-athletes make college commitments  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA – When Sylias Montgomery tore his fibula and dislocated his ankle during spring football drills last year, he didn't let the injuries bring him down.

Woman pleads guilty to stealing from Calhoun Athletic Booster Club  Victoria Advocate

A former English teacher brought a $16000 check with her to court this week to make up for stealing from her students.

South Texas Strutters Recitals | Calendar  Victoria Advocate

South Texas Strutters are having recitals in Victoria at noon and at 6 p.m. June 15 at the Victoria Fine Arts Center. ElCampo, noon June 1 at the ECHS ...

Sandcrabs knock off Victoria West | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Sandcrabs. The Calhoun Sandcrabs (6-4 in district play) varsity basketball moved to third place in district with a 55-48 victory over Victoria West Friday, Jan. 18.

Longtime CCISD band director retires | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun High School band director Doug Hamelwright directed the Calhoun High School band for the last time during the CHS Class of 2018 commencement ...

Alice O. Wilkins School celebrates reunion | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The legacy of the Alice O. Wilkins School gathered this past weekend for a reunion and banquet.

CCISD improves TEA grade from last year | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District received their district score from the Texas Education Agency.

CHS band member performs with Guardians Drum corps  Port Lavaca Wave

GANADO—Ganado High School hosted the Guardians Drum and Bugle Corps Wednesday, July 17, at their football stadium, and one Calhoun band member ...

Calhoun High School students tour Texas State Capital  Victoria Advocate

Feb. 20, 45 Calhoun High School students, four teachers, Principal Nicole Amason, Superintendent Larry Nichols and Russell Cain toured the Texas State ...

Veach named Texas OnCourse Leader Fellow | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County ISD's Melissa Veach was recently-selected as one of 25 counselors, advisors and teachers from across the state to become a Leader Fellow by ...

Industrial sweeps Calhoun in matchup with familiar faces (w/gallery)  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA – The scene was all too familiar when Industrial coach Kelsey Vasquez and Calhoun coach Jenna Buzek arrived for their match on Tuesday ...

Johnson breaks record, Calhoun keeps rolling | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs (6-1, 4-0 district play) dominated the Floresville Tigers, 77-29 at home, Friday, October 19.

CHS class of 1987 reunites | Lifestyle  Port Lavaca Wave

Members of the Calhoun High School class of 1987 met at Sandcrab Stadium Friday evening to watch the Sandcrabs take on Liberty Hill during the first home ...

Graduates reminisce with senior walk | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Rain soaked, soon-to-be Calhoun High School graduates hovered excitedly just outside a double door entrance into Jackson-Roosevelt Elementary School, ...

Regional Roundup: Sandcrabs season tickets on sale | Community News  Victoria Advocate

Dr. Paul Bunnell will discuss vibrio vulnificus, also known as flesh eating disease, and other saltwater infections that people may encounter, including what ...

Port Lavaca electrician claims Formosa ignored disability | Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

Port Lavaca electrician Ernest Villarreal just wanted to work.

Turn On Beast Mode | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Sandies get ready to compete for their 14th straight state title.

Local law enforcement: 43 arrests made March 25 through March 31 | Police Court Reports  Port Lavaca Wave

The arrest records made available through the Port Lavaca Wave newspaper are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual ...

Businesses rally behind raided Calhoun HS Athletic Booster Club  Victoria Advocate

Businesses are ensuring senior athletes at Calhoun County High School will receive the scholarships they were promised.

Current, former Calhoun Sandies square off in annual Alumni Game  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandies hosted its annual Alumni Game between current and former Sandies volleyball players.

Nichols named lone finalist for superintendent | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Interim Superintendent Larry Nichols of the Calhoun County Independent School District was named the finalist for the position of superintendent at the July 16 ...

Calhoun football season inches closer | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Confidence is high for the Calhoun Sandcrabs as they gear up for the 2018 season.

Next school year to begin Aug. 29 | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District students will start the next school year Aug. 29.

Coastal residents to receive gift of new fishing pier  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA – Fishermen likely have mistaken them for Santa's elves.

Calhoun County ISD: No threat in social media remark  Victoria Advocate

Calhoun County school district officials worked with law enforcement to investigate a social media comment that appeared Sunday.

UPDATED: Court of Appeals dismisses lawsuit filed by Victoria Advocate  Port Lavaca Wave

The Texas 13th Court of Appeals has ruled today in favor of the Calhoun Port Authority and dismissed the lawsuit filed by The Victoria Advocate.

Formosa Pays Calhoun County Taxes for 2018 | Business News  Port Lavaca Wave

POINT COMFORT, TX (November 8, 2018) – Mr. Jack Wu, Vice President of Business Development for Formosa Plastics Corporation, Texas, presents a check ...

Yearbook recognized for cover design | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The 2015 Calhoun High School yearbook was recently recognized for its superior cover design.

Prosecution calls nine witnesses during day three of murder trial  Port Lavaca Wave

The offer of a plea deal started off the third day in the trial of Andrew Ray Flores and Anthony Reyes Serena for the murder of Lupe Garcia.

Graduation ceremonies in full swing | Education  Victoria Advocate

By the time the last high school diploma is handed out this graduation season in the Crossroads, about 2240 new graduates will be preparing for college, work ...

Calhoun teammates hope to go the distance | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA — Most of their Calhoun classmates are asleep when Emme O'Donnell and Remi Parker arrive at school.

Texas 200 sailors land on Magnolia Beach | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Texas 200 Sailing Club celebrated its 12th annual sailing event which began Monday, June 10 and ran through Friday, June 14.

CCISD hires new girl's athletic coordinator and volleyball coach  Port Lavaca Wave

In special meeting last Tuesday, the school board approved the hiring of former Industrial Volleyball Coach, Jenna Buzek, to be the Sandies new coach and ...

Volleyball camp gives Sandies an early start | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun High School and Travis Middle School volleyball players got a kick start to their season with the All-American Volleyball Camp.

Number 13 in sight | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

GIRLS. The Calhoun girls powerlifting started out the 2018 season with a dominant first place performance at the Bayou Brawl in Port Lavaca.

Phillips named Region III TEPSAN of the Year  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District's Sherry Phillips, principal at Jackson-Roosevelt Elementary, was recently named Region III TEPSAN of the Year, ...

Whitaker reflects on win No. 100 | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA - Richard Whitaker had some second thoughts about leaving Kingsville to become the athletic director and head football coach at Calhoun ...

Payton Sanchez is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Ronald Reagan  Victoria Advocate

Petty Officer 3rd Class Payton Sanchez, a native of Port Lavaca and 2016 graduate of Calhoun High School, is serving as a quartermaster aboard the Yokosuka, ...

Campers learn robotics basics at UHV STEM camp  Victoria Advocate

Mia Martinez watched as her Lego robot paced around a square, duct tape track. The small vehicular robot shimmied down one side, turned and continued ...

Regional Roundup: Ganado Farmers and Handmade Market set  Victoria Advocate

Ganado Farmers and Handmade Market is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 24 in downtown Ganado, 111 S. Third St. EDNA. The Jackson County Master Gardeners will ...

Calhoun County Independent School District celebrates School Board Recognition Month  Port Lavaca Wave

January is School Board Recognition Month, and at a recent CCISD meeting, Calhoun County Independent School District campuses and staff celebrated a ...

Healthy, fresh, free cafeteria food | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Same cafeteria, completely revamped cafeteria food.

Calhoun freshman follows in mother's footsteps | Advosports  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA — Emme O'Donnell was in first grade when her mother realized she might have another runner in the family.

Cowley resigns, Nichols back in | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun County Independent School District board of trustees accepted Superintendent Dr. James Cowley's resignation at Monday's regular meeting.

CCISD announces honor rolls | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

CCISD announces honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks session. They are as follows:

Montgomery takes his talents to Daytona Beach | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

One of the Calhoun Sandcrabs top players, second team all-district selection Sylias Montgomery rarely stops working on his craft.

Boys claim tourney championship, girls consolation | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

SANDIES. The Calhoun Sandies varsity soccer team hosted the Sweeny Bulldogs Jan.9 in a non-district matchup and fell 2-1. Calhoun fell behind early in the ...

Sandcrabs baseball raffle not affiliated with Calhoun County ISD  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County ISD officials would like our community to be aware that a raffle fundraiser, stating to benefit an organization called “Sandcrabs Baseball,” is not ...

CCISD District 1-Dominic Robles | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Age: 38. Education and experience: Calhoun High School Graduate 1996; AAS in Electronics (Victoria College). Years in Calhoun County: 36.

Bayfront Peninsula Park pier opens | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

A year and a half ago does not seem that long ago, but for avid fishermen and women the drought without a pier at the Bayfront Peninsula Park can seem.

Calhoun girls cross-country crowned champions | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun cross-country teams dominated the District 27-5A meet Oct. 12 at Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg.

Mother, 3 children killed in Port Lavaca fire | Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA - Jose Cumpean rushed out of his home Monday morning in an attempt to save his daughter and three grandchildren who lived next door.

Band, choir students excel at state competition | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Twenty-five Calhoun High School choir and band students attended the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Competition at The University of Texas over the Memorial ...

5D Steakhouse and Lounge | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Both images are from 5D Steakhouse and Lounge in Yorktown. 5D Steakhouse and Lounge is scheduled to open in Port O' Connor in the summer. (Contributed ...

Historic streak Snapped | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave


Sisters share love of dance | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Sisters Melbourn Motl, 16, and Stella Motl, 14, recently performed in front of local students and surrounding counties in The Victoria Ballet's production of “The ...

CCISD honor rolls | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District announces honor rolls for the first nine week session. They are as follows:

Go Outside and Learn | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

My goal is to get kids to care about their environment” said Sherrie Brown, middle school science teacher at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic School, “because they ...

O'Neill named 2017 Teacher of the Year for Port O'Connor school  Port Lavaca Wave

Jenny O'Neill is the 2017 Teacher of the Year for Port O'Connor Elementary School. O'Neill, who has taught 12 years, has spent all of her years in education at ...

Calhoun County Judge Richard Meyer | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

New Calhoun County Judge Richard Meyer presides over his first meeting Jan. 2 in the Calhoun County Commissioners Courtroom. Commissioner Gary Reese ...

Calhoun Republican judge candidates bring old, new perspectives  Victoria Advocate

One Republican candidate for Calhoun County judge thinks the community could do well with a *fresh* perspective, while the other wants to maintain the status ...

Students visit Formosa Plastics Training and Development Center  Port Lavaca Wave

Calhoun County Independent School District process technology, robotics and millwright students recently visited Formosa Plastics to learn about the company's ...

Sandcrab Stadium ready for Friday night lights | News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun Sandcrabs will play their home opener Friday night against Liberty Hill, following heavy cleanup of the turf.

PLFD responded to a small fire on The Greenhouse Floral & Pantry roof  Port Lavaca Wave

Port Lavaca Fire Department was dispatched to a roof fire at The Greenhouse Floral & Pantry on 704 N Virginia Tuesday evening, Aug 13. Point Comfort and Six ...

Iguana Fest 2018 slated April 6-7 | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

PORT LAVACA—Port Lavaca is once again gearing up for some funky kind of fun with Iguana Fest 2018 slated for April 6 and 7 in downtown Port Lavaca.

Football fun, CCYFL Jamboree | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun County Youth Football League held its annual CCYFL Jamboree Saturday evening at Sandcrab Stadium.

Fishing for catfish with game wardens | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

What happens when the end of school is mixed with Warriors Weekend and toss in the Life Skills class from Calhoun High School?

DYNASTY | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Sandies lift to 13th straight state title. WACO—It would not be a 13th straight consecutive state title without a little drama to end the Class 5A Girls State ...

MMC has loss over $180K in March, hires Moore as CFO  Port Lavaca Wave

Memorial Medical Center had a loss of $182982 in March, bringing the loss for the year to date to $542504, CEO Jason Anglin reported at the April 24 meeting ...

Former Sandcrab, two others charged in death of Victoria man  Port Lavaca Wave

Raheem Davon Jones, 19, of Victoria, was arrested in Victoria Wednesday for capital murder by terror threat/other felony and aggravated robbery. Jones is a ...

Friends remember man killed in head-on crash in Calhoun  Victoria Advocate

The family is seeking help with the burial of Ryan Saldivar. You can help by donating at

Stapp named Wave publisher | Local News  Port Lavaca Wave

Ross Stapp, 28, has been promoted to publisher of The Port Lavaca Wave.

Middle school students mix it up in chemistry club  Port Lavaca Wave

The lesson of the day was about polymers and diffusion.

Calhoun powerlifting places 2nd | Sports  Port Lavaca Wave

Girls. The Calhoun girls powerlifting team competed at a meet in Somerset Saturday and came away with a second place finish.

Lady Flyers motivated for repeat; East, West, area teams set for season  Victoria Advocate

St. Joseph captured its first TAPPS Class 5A state championship after a 17-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-21 win over Austin St. Michael's in November.

The miracle boat | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

Sea grant agent, business team to rescue vessels that were damaged by Harvey.

Young musicians recognized for outstanding performance | Youth  Port Lavaca Wave

Piano students from the studio of Victoria Music Teachers Association member Betty Jordan recently participated in a recital at the First Baptist Church in Port ...

Deceased woman found in submerged car | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

A woman's body was found in a submerged vehicle Friday morning.

Calhoun cross-country teams advance to regionals | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

The Calhoun High School cross-country teams competed at Seabourne Creek Nature Park Thursday in the District 27-5A meet.

Sandcrab football player injured in ATV accident | News  Port Lavaca Wave

A Sandcrab running back/defensive back was injured during an ATV accident Saturday in Calhoun County and is in stable condition in San Antonio, according ...

Medicine Man Pharmacy | Business News  Port Lavaca Wave

The Medicine Man Pharmacy sign shines bright in the spring sun. The pharmacy is located at 1202 N. Virginia St. in Port Lavaca. (Ross Stapp/Wave photo)

Boggy Nature Park | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

A group of volunteers help clean up the Boggy Nature Park near Port O'Connor. A cleanup is slated for Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. It is one of two cleanup.

Karen Baptist Church of Port Lavaca | Around Town  Port Lavaca Wave

When He Tha of Port Lavaca came to the United States from a refugee camp in Thailand, his dream was to one day have a church where services were spoken.

Veterans Day events planned | Business  Victoria Advocate

The following is a list of Veterans Day events planned for Friday, Saturday and Monday in the Crossroads.

Longoria-Hernandez | Weddings  Victoria Advocate

Roxanna Longoria and Alejandro Hernandez (Alex) were married March 3, 2012 at 5 p.m. in Victoria Texas. The couple exchanged their vows in front of a group ...

Angel of Port Lavaca's legacy lives on | Faith  Victoria Advocate

PORT LAVACA - Dora Garcia's eyes welled with tears when she remembered how her mother's tamales tasted. Despite trying every year, the family still hadn't ...

Calhoun graduate adds national powerlifting title to resume  Victoria Advocate

Trials and setbacks are no match for Calhoun graduate Daniel Leita.

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