For a grieving Port Lavaca mother, the shroud of mystery obscuring the night of her adult son's death is an offense to his memory. "I just want to know what happened to him," said Sylvia Bowman, 55. As Bowman weathers the loss of her son, Steve Flores...
6/25/2017
IBC Bank-Port Lavaca awarded four $1,000 A.R. Sanchez Sr. Memorial Scholarships to students throughout the area. Scholarships are granted to students who demonstrated a "Do More" attitude and leadership in student and community affairs...
6/24/2017
The U.S. Coast Guard, with the help of Calhoun County officials, began its search for a missing man 11 miles southeast of Seadrift Thursday evening. According to a Coast Guard press release, friends and an uncle of Son Nguyen, 43, reported to the ... and...
6/23/2017
KTRK-TV Hurricane Carla in 1961 in Port Lavaca , Texas . Carla killed 34 people in Texas and destroyed 1,915 homes. She spawned a tornado in Channelview causing $200,000 in damage. Hurricane Alicia hit on Aug. 18, 1983 striking Galveston and later...
6/21/2017
There is only one other town I know of in Texas that celebrates this emancipation day longer than Port Lavaca , and Indianola before us, and that's Galveston,” Whitlow said. “That's where it originated when Major General Gordon Granger marched in and...
6/20/2017
A Port Lavaca native, Flores was living in Victoria in 2000 when the first big moment happened. Flores smelled thick smoke at his neighbor's apartment and woke up the three male tenants at the residence. In an effort to alleviate the situation, Flores...
6/18/2017
Port Lavaca Wave These were the sounds at the Texas Water Safari finish line in Seadrift Tuesday. Two of the competitors, Ash Wineinger and James Lowe, both of New Braunfels, had their team name Easy Like Monday Evening, and their names announced as the...
6/16/2017