Michelle Hall never set out to lead the Victoria Symphony — in fact, when she and her husband moved to Texas more than 20 years ago, she didn’t even know the job was available.
It seems as if everyone in Port Lavaca knows who Russell Cain is: businessman, philanthropist, husband, brother, father of two daughters, grandfather to five grandchildren, and friend.
Meridith Byrd drives down Santa Rosa Street in downtown Victoria on a Monday afternoon in mid-December. She slows considerably as she nears Santa Rita Market, a new boutique that was just nominated for Keep Victoria Beautiful’s January Business Beautification Award.
Christ’s Kitchen buzzed with work as volunteers maneuvered their stations to feed anywhere from 650 to 750 people on any given day much like an active hive of honey bees. The queen bee of it all is Trish Hastings.
It's shortly after 8 a.m. and the phone is ringing in Majic 95.9's studios on the fifth floor of Laurent Towers. As ZZ Top fills the studio, Gary Moses picks up the phone and greets the caller.