Port Lavaca

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Are South Texas Sheep Being Mutilated by Aliens?

    The sheep started disappearing about a month ago from the 10-acre tract of land in Port Lavaca, a small town on the coast near Victoria (which is sort of between Corpus Christi and Houston if you had to find it on a map.) Their owners, Karen and Wayne Daggs, couldn't figure out what was going on, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    TS Don: And Then, Depression Set In -- Tropical Storm Could Bear Down on Texas by Friday (Updated)

    Courtesy National Hurricane CenterLittle Donnie is getting bigger.​The┬áNational Hurricane Center┬áreconnaissance plane found winds strong enough in Invest 90 to declare it the fourth tropical depression tropical storm of the 2011 hurricane season -- their next full report is at 6 p.m. As we m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    The Five Worst Tropical Weather Events in Houston History

    The hurricane that hit Galveston in 1915 didn't have a name, but it left a mark.​Houston and Galveston, like any cities along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the U.S., are always vulnerable to tropical weather. The scariest of these events is most definitely the hurricane, with its fierce wind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Aaron C. Robinson: Bomb Threat To Evade Child-Support Hearing Gets Three Years In Prison

    Things didn't work out as planned​Even second-graders have learned that, in a post-9/11 world, the ol' "bomb threat to get out of a test" doesn't work. Well, it works, in that school officials will indeed close school, but chances are pretty good you're going to be tracked down by some very un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Pola Artisan Cheeses

    ​We'd tried Pola Artisan Cheeses (1829 Colquitt, 281-414-2509) at the Urban Harvest Farmers' Market and even taken some to the St. Arnolds Brewery, but when we heard it was being made in a house in Montrose, we had to see it for ourselves. We called ahead to make sure it was cool to take a "ch ... More >>

  • News

    September 3, 2009

    The Burmese Come to Houston

    Get in, get out. Refugees have a shrinking window of support until it's time to fend for themselves.

  • News

    November 3, 2005
  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Devil in the Details

    Local government contractor Fred Martinez credits God for his success. His critics cite more earthly forces.

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    A Deadly Passion

    Sandra Orellana became known as the woman who had sex on a hotel balcony and fell to her death. Her family says that's a lie- she was murdered by her boss.

  • Dining

    August 31, 2000

    Combination Plates

    Legendary restauranteur Felix Tijerina mixed Mexican food and Texas politics

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Ring Dings

    Bound for the World Wrestling Federation or not, these folks learn to take their lumps at Texas All-Star Wrestling

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    The Long Haul

    Immigrant shrimpers survived Vietnam and the wrath of Texas rednecks. Can they do the same with new fishing restrictions?

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Turnstyled and Junkpiled

    The strange, savage and sweet life of Mickey Dunlap

  • News

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    May 19, 1994

    The Battle for Lavaca Bay

    Diane Wilson asked only that her home bay be allowed to live. She says she was told no. So she went to war.