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We introduce a new feature today, Photos of the Week, highlighting some of the best images taken this week by Advocate staff photographers and the Associated Press members. To see these eye-catching images, go to www.victoriaadvocate.com.

Pastor Amy Danchik preaches to her congregation at Christ the Victor Lutheran Church Sunday morning.

Published on March 18, 2011

Pastor Amy Danchik leads the children in prayer at Christ the Victor Lutheran Church Sunday morning.

Published on March 18, 2011

The remains of the Bloomington home belonging to Frank and Alice Licerio that was destroyed in a blaze Wednesday afternoon. Victoria County Fire Marshal Ron Pray is asking the public for information.

Published on March 17, 2011

Lexi McQueen, 10, gets her face painted by Ziggy the Clown Thursday during the second annual Andy's Irish Bash at Texas Roadhouse. The event also had a bounce house to entertain the kids and live music.

Published on March 17, 2011

Intricately designed 18th century spurs from Columbia are displayed at a preview event for the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum's upcoming Tinker Collection exhibit.

Published on March 17, 2011

Kenny Krenek, married for 28 years with two children, recently retired from the United States Postal Service with 30 years of service. Krenek became sick with a rare bone cancer and began treatments at MD Anderson in 2010. Despite dying, Krenek's faith is helping him and his family to prepare for his last days.

Published on March 15, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011

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Published on March 18, 2011

Published on March 18, 2011