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Medical Marijuana Set to Come to Schulenburg this December
After having legalized the use of medical marijuana for only  narrow medical conditions some two years ago, the State of Texas is set to see its first legal dispensary open for business this year.
According to a report in High Times Magazine, Knox Medical will not be an actual storefront, but in…
Healthy Families Expo Set for Saturday
Putting families in touch with resources to help stay healthy is the motivation behind the Healthy Families, Healthy Communities Expo which happens Saturday, June 11th from 9am to 1pm at Liberty Academy.
Texas A&M's Agrilife Extension and Health Science Center has teamed up with Healthy South Tex…
Does Texas Have a Big Drug Problem? Maybe Not So Much
We hear about drug busts and drug problems on the news all the time but when it comes down to it, Texas fares pretty well compared to other states. According to the personal finance website WalletHub, the States with the Biggest Drug Problems in 2017 compared the 50 states and the District of Columb…
Drug Take Back Program a Big Success
Each year, the Victoria County Sheriff's Office teams up with the Drug Enforcement Administration and Victoria Environmental Services to offer a safe, anonymous way to dispose of old, unused expired prescription and over the counter meds that might otherwise end up contaminating the water suppl…
Victoria Water Goes Back to Chloramines Purification Process
If your city water seems any different beginning next week, it's probably because the City of Victoria is returning their water purification process back to Chloramines this Sunday.
Once each year, the city uses a free chlorine purification process for about a month to treat water at the treatment pl…
Got Old, Expired Drugs? Dispose of Them Safely and Anonymously
At my house, we have some old, unused expired prescription medication and some old, expired over the counter meds, too. How do you get rid of them safely, without having to worry about them getting into the wrong hands, like your kids or putting them in the water supply by flushing them...
Three of America’s Fattest Cities Are in Texas
They say everything's bigger in Texas, and according to the financial website WalletHub, that includes 3 of the fattest cities in America.
The report says that 70% of Americans are overweight, and when the metrics are compared to reveal the Top 20 Fattest Cities, McAllen, San Antonio and Houston…
Learn CPR for Free this Weekend
If you've ever wanted to learn the lifesaving technique of CPR, Victoria College wants you to know about a free program set for this Saturday to teach you just that.
A 'Hands Only' CPR training class will be held at the First United Methodist Church at 407 N...

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