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  • U.S. Navy Aircraft Crash

    Japan's defense minister says eight of the crew and passengers on a plane that crashed while en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier have been found, but it's unclear if they're  alive. 

  • Texas Road House Raises funds for Adoption Center

    It's the night before Thanksgiving and who wants to cook? Texas Road House has the solution. Wednesday night after 3 p.m. 20% of your food bill will go to the Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center. The Adoption Center is raising money to help take care of animals with special needs and animals that are in need of surgery. Marisol Gonzales with the Adoption Center said it's the perfect time to rest before the big day.  "You don't have to do anything except go eat and it's t...

  • School Bus Safety in Rural Areas

    Drivers who fail to obey school bus stop signs could face a fine of up to $700.  Since 2016, the DPS has issues 1100 tickets to drivers who fail to stop for a school bus.  The DPS and other law enforcement carry out sting operations to ticket drivers who fail to obey the traffic laws related to school buses. Troopers will even ride on school buses to catch drivers in the act.  It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual ...

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: The Butterball Turkey Talk Line answers how many phone calls each season? By the way, here's the number now: 1-800-BUTTERBALL. 

  • Mexican Prison a Front for Zetas Cartel

    Officially it was a Mexican prison, but inside it hid another reality: a center of operations where the Zetas drug cartel modified vehicles, manufactured uniforms, locked up kidnapped victims and cremated bodies using diesel fuel.   

  • Kamin Furniture Donates Mattresses To Harvey Victims

    VICTORIA--Kamin Furniture continues to support not just Victoria, but other key areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Flights Grounded at Air Force Base After Crash

    Flights at an Air Force base near the Texas-Mexico border have been grounded through the Thanksgiving weekend after the crash of a jet trainer killed an airman and injured another.

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

    DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management will be hosting a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Yorktown at the Yorktown Public Library. 

  • West Boys Basketball Loses & More Hoops Scores

    West boys basketball fell to 0-3 on the season Tuesday afternoon. 

  • Texas Gas Prices

    Texas and nationwide gasoline prices declined this week.

  • Cuero’s Cynthia Strait Is THCA’s Director of Nursing of the Year

    (AUSTIN, Texas) — Cynthia Strait, the longtime director of nursing at Cuero Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, is the Texas Health Care Association’s Director of Nursing of the Year for 2017. 

  • A Seadrift family and bar to give free turkeys to those in need

    A Seadrift family has partnered with Odies bar and grill to help feed those in need. Edward Jimenez his wife are cooking turkeys and meals for those in need who are still recovering from Hurricane Harvey. 

  • Yorktown Resident Named Nurse of the Year

    Yorktown resident Melanie Whitten is the Texas Health Care Association’s Nurse of the Year for Region 10. Whitten is a Licensed Vocational Nurse at Yorktown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. “Melanie’s dedication to improving herself and the lives of others is inspiring, and we are honored to recognize her example with this award,” said Kevin Warren, president and CEO of the Texas Health Care Association. Whitten was nominated by her co-workers and selected ...
  • Victoria’s Joe Hernandez is THCA’s Certified Nurse Aide of the Year for Region 10

    (AUSTIN, Texas) — Victoria resident Joe Hernandez is the Texas Health Care Association’s Certified Nurse Aide of the Year for Region 10.  

  • City of Goliad holiday closings and trash pickup schedule

    All City of Goliad offices will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving and Black Friday holidays. The city says you should put your trash out early. Thursday trash will be picked up on Friday, November 24, 2017 and Friday trash will be picked up on Saturday, November 25, 2017. 
  • Majic 95.9 hold annual Turkey Drive for Victoria families

    Majic 95.9 held their annual turkey drive to benefit Victoria families who could not afford a thanksgiving meal. The station handed out 350 turkeys at the Boys and Girls Club for less fortunate Victorians. 

  • Changes In St. Joseph H.S. Athletics

    A big change happened Tuesday morning in St. Joseph high school athletics.

  • Goliad-Hallettsville Football Playoff Preview

    A meeting of two state ranked high school football teams comes Friday night in Edna. On September 8, Goliad football lost at home to defending state 2A champion Refugio by just seven points. The Tigers have not lost since then, nine straight wins. a streak that continued with a 49-0 blowout of Santa Rosa in Bi-District. I asked head coach Bobby Nicholson how pleased he was with the Tigers' Bi-District win.  Said Nicholson, "I was very impressed with what we d...

  • UHV SBDC brings back workshop for minority business owners

    Crossroads entrepreneurs who are women or minorities soon will be able to learn more about a special certification for government contracts through a workshop hosted by the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center. Grow Your Business with Texas HUB Certification will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the UHV SBDC, 1908 N. Laurent St., Suite 400. 

  • Victoria County FD holds deep fried turkey fire demonstration

    The Victoria Fire Department held a demonstration today to show what how not to cook your turkey this thanksgiving. 

  • Poets to share perspectives on relationships, politics during reading

    When Rob Stanton writes poetry about current events, he often uses the writing process to better understand his own reactions and feelings. “When it comes to poetry, I like to think it can be useful for the writer and the reader,” said Stanton, a poet and professor of composition at South University in Austin. 

  • Dalkey Archive Press awarded European grant for translations

    Dalkey Archive Press recently received a grant of 90,544 euros, or about $106,900, to publish translations from nine Eastern European countries during the next two years. This is the second year that the Creative Europe Culture Sub-Program Support to Literary Translation Projects has awarded a grant to Dalkey Archive. 

  • Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

    Disaster Recovery Centers Close for Thanksgiving Holiday AUSTIN, Texas –All State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, 2017. The centers will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 25. Disaster survivors can visit any of the centers for assistance. 

  • Award-winning Texas novelist to speak at UHV

    Texas author Clay Reynolds recently considered whether any particular themes permeate his 10 published novels. “I only go by what people tell me, and people tell me that all of my stories are love stories. I have no reason to think otherwise,” said Reynolds, who will speak at the University of Houston-Victoria on Dec. 6. “There’s always a central relationship around which the plots swirl, and it’s usually seriocomic, meaning it’s serious but has co...
  • Fed chair Janet Yellen to step down

    Janet Yellen has made the decision to not remain on the federal reserve board.  Current fed chair Janet Yellen has submitted her resignation from the federal reserve, announcing she will leave when her successor is sworn in.  President Trump has chosen Jerome Powell to become the next fed leader and his confirmation hearing is scheduled for next week before the Senate Banking Committee.  Yellen's decision gives the president the chance to fill five positions on the f...
  • State Representative Geanie W. Morrison seeks Re-Election

    VICTORIA - Today, State Representative Geanie W. Morrison announced that she is seeking the Republican nomination for re-election. The Republican Primary election is March 6th. "It's been an honor to serve House District 30 for nearly 20 years," Representative Morrison said. "Our area was dealt a serious blow by Hurricane Harvey. The recovery effort for many is just beginning, but the compassion and determination of the people in our area has been inspiring. I will con...
  • God's Church of Restoration still recovering from Harvey damages

    Even months after Hurricane Harvey, God's Church of Restoration is still struggling to recover from the damage. The church's fellowship hall took extensive damage during Hurricane Harvey. 

  • Sen. Cruz Urges Texans to Register Before FEMA’s November 30th Deadline

    HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today urged Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in order to qualify for Individual Assistance by Thursday, November 30th. Texans can register for Individual Assistance at disasterassistance.gov, by phone (1-800-621-3362), or in person.   The full video transcript is below, and may be viewed here. “Hi, I’m Ted Cruz. In the face of the disas...
  • Trey's Forecast Discussion For Tuesday 11 - 21

    Thanksgiving Is Inching Closer. How Is The Weather Looking? Meteorologist Trey Meynig Has Your Forecast. 

  • Name Trey's Turkey Weather Graphic

    What should we name Trey's Weather Turkey Graphic? 

  • Update on Riverside Park

    Many residents are keeping an eye on Riverside Park and eager for the entire park to re-open. The City of Victoria wrote on Facebook it plans to make more announcements soon as it works to re-open the entire park soon.  The Special Events Area next to Rosebud Stadium, the Rose Garden and the Boat Ramp are open. Residents should enter the park from Main Street via Magnolia Street and McCright Drive to access the Children's Park, the Rose Garden and the Boat Ramp.  To acces...

  • Remembering Della Reese

    Many people are remembering actress Della Reese. She was perhaps best known for her starring role as Tess on "Touched by an Angel." Actress Jackee Harry tweeted that Reese was a great co-star, sparring partner, and drinking buddy. Leslie Uggams called Reese not only a great actress and singer, but also a great person. and Orlando Jones writes that Reese stole every scene she was in in Harlem Nights from icons. Della Reese was 86.

  • Bring holiday cheer to area seniors with the 'Be a Santa to a Senior' Program

    ‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program Provides Comfort, Companionship and Cheer to Victoria Seniors 

  • Foot warmers sold with Sleep Number 360 Smart Beds recalled, Burn Hazards

    If you purchased a Sleep Number 360 Smart Bed with a foot warmer it may be under recall due to a burn hazard. 

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: Black Friday is also the busiest day of the year for... Happy Guessing!

  • Monday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's Monday's Question of the Day: 

  • Christmas Trees Going Fast

    (ABC) - It might be a little early to talk about Christmas trees, but you may want to get to the nearest tent soon. Pete Elliott owns Tree Land Christmas Trees, a nationwide shortage has him frantically looking for trees."I've done this since I was a little kid. It's a family business. I've never not had trees going into my season," Elliott said.It's the same story for Tree Farm Owner Justin Sanchez. Elliott is cutting back on the number of lots he has."There's a pretty...

  • Unemployment rates fall to record lows in Texas, Alabama, and Hawaii in October

    Unemployment rates rebounded across the state and in the Crossroads. Unemployment rates fell to record lows in three states last month, Texas, Alabama, and Hawaii, according to the labor department. In Texas, the unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent. The lowest unemployment rate recorded in four decades. In Victoria county, the rate sits just above the state 's at 4 percent down from 5.5 percent a year earlier. Nine other states also saw a decline in the unemploymen...

  • Drunk Driver Crashes into Police Cruiser

    There were some scary moments on a north Texas highway. A drunk driver plowed into a patrol car on the shoulder near Forest Hill, south of Fort Worth.. and narrowly missed five people, including three police officers.

  • Child Killed in Shooting Near Dallas

    One child is dead and another wounded after a shooting in Denison.

  • A Season Of Mourning For Sutherland Springs

    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS--It's been just over two weeks since a gunman burst into The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and killed 26 people.

  • Harvey rebuilding continues

    The Victoria community took a lot of damage at the hands of Hurricane Harvey. Months later the rebuilding process continues.

  • West Girls Basketball Wins & More Hoops Scores

    Here are Monday's area high school basketball scores. 

  • Goliad Volleyball Celebrates State Title

    Goliad volleyball once again has something to be even more thankful for Thursday. 

  • OLV Students Bring Thanksgiving To Community

    Students at Our Lady of Victory are helping area residents in need by bringing some holiday goodies right to their doorstep.

  • Magic 95.9 holding annual turkey drive tomorrow

    Majic 95.9 will hold it's annual turkey drive tomorrow night to benefit Victoria families in need. The station will hand out 350 turkeys as part of their annual drive, which begins tomorrow night at six. 

  • Portions of Riverside Park have reopened

    Statement from City Of Victoria on Riverside Park:  Just a reminder to everyone that portions of Riverside Park have re-opened and we hope to have more announcements soon as work to reopen the entire park continues every day. These parts of Riverside Park are now open: the Special Events Area next to Rosebud Stadium, the Rose Garden and the Boat Ramp!

  • Head on collision on Airline and Main Street leaves two people in hospital

    A head on collision this afternoon on Airline Road resulted in two people being taken to the hospital. The accident occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Airline Road. 

  • Coast Guard suspends search for boater near Colorado River

    The Coast Guard is currently searching for a person near the mouth of The Colorado Locks. A spokesperson said a boat capsized around 11 a.m. Saturday. Four people were on board the vessel. Two people were rescued and taken to a hospital. One person was deceased and recovered. A fourth person is still missing.   The Matagorda County Sheriff's Office also responded and helped with rescue efforts. A Coast Guard rescue boat and helicopter continue searching for the one missing...

  • Victoria crime stoppers search for theft suspect

    Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for information regarding a theft.  On November 18th, a man wearing blue jeans and a plaid shirt, stole a barbecue grill from a yard on Ave C.  The man approached the yard on foot and carried the grill away in his arms.  If you have any information on who committed this crime, please contact Victoria Crime Stoppers at 572-4200.

  • State Representative Geanie W. Morrison to Seek Re-Election

    VICTORIA - Today, State Representative Geanie W. Morrison announced that she is seeking the Republican nomination for re-election. The Republican Primary election is March 6th.   "It's been an honor to serve House District 30 for nearly 20 years," Representative Morrison said. "Our area was dealt a serious blow by Hurricane Harvey. The recovery effort for many is just beginning, but the compassion and determination of the people in our area has been inspiring. I wi...
  • BBB Tips: Helping You Save Time, Money and Headaches This Holiday Season

    Thanksgiving is almost here and before the leftovers are put away many holiday shoppers will head out the door, or to their computer, for the biggest shopping weekend of the year. 

  • Salvation Army, Our Savior's Lutheran plans thanksgiving meals for homeless, public

    If you are living without a home, living in a shelter or cannot afford a meal for thanksgiving, you can visit Our Savior's Lutheran Church on Thanksgiving day to have a warm meal with good people. 

  • Thanksgiving Week Closures and Trash Collection Schedule

    (VICTORIA, TEXAS) All non-emergency city offices will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving observance. 

  • Trey's Forecast Discussion 11 - 20

    Happy Monday! Meteorologist Trey Meynig Has Your Forecast! 

  • Charles Manson, leader of murderous '60s cult, dead at 83

    Charles Manson, the wild-eyed 1960s cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders that terrorized Los Angeles and shocked the nation, died Sunday of natural causes, according to the California Department of...
  • Georgia Dome Implosion

    The Latest: Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

  • Five Points Museum Of Contemporary Art

    The Five Points Museum Of Contemporary Art opened Saturday night with about 160 people in attendance for two new exhibits.  Correlation is a photography and collage by Maurice Roberts. It focuses on the correlation between patterns, objects and events. Roberts photography explores universal patterns and archetypes.  Joe Cardella: 25 Years of ARTLIFE Limited Editions features a screening of Humilious by Robert Catalusci. Humilious is a film that explores...

  • Ben Zeller's Fundraiser

    Leigh Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller has his sights on another term.  Zeller is running for re-election. Today he held his re-election BBQ plate fundraiser at American Legion Hall. There was live music, food and a silent auction The purpose of this fundraiser is to raise money for his campaign. Zeller tells me what else this money will be used for besides his campaign.
  • Mercer Block Party

    Hurricane Harvey hit the crossroads a couple of months ago. Mercer Emergency Center held a special event Saturday The Mercer Emergency Center held a block party Saturday from 11am to 3pm, to honor and celebrate volunteers and first responders. Mercer put on this event because they wanted to say thank you to everyone that came to the public's aid before, during, and after the hurricane. The party had music food, and fun things for the kids to do. Mercer honored each volunteer with pla...
  • Texas Zoo Officially Reopens

    The Texas Zoo is officially re-open for business. Months after the damage from hurricane Harvey, the Texas zoo held its official grand re-opening today. to kick things off the new executive director Liz Jensen gave remarks of how she wants to move forward. Throughout the day the zoo had many different activities and events. One of those events was interacting with the animals. Guests got to hold and pet the animals.  "excellent. We've done a lot of really rea...
  • High School Football Area Playoff Info Updated 5:49 P.M.

    Here are the latest area high school football playoff matchups for round two.

  • Goliad Volleyball Wins State

    Last year was so nice, Goliad volleyball wanted to do it twice. 

  • Friday Football Fever Scoreboard & Playoff Info

    Here is the Friday Football Fever scoreboard. 

  • Cuero takes care of business in playoff match versus West Oso

    The Cuero Gobblers won their bi-district playoff match today in a blowout, beating the West Oso Bears 67 to 10. 

  • West Football Wins Huge Against S.A. Memorial

    West Football defeated San Antonio Memorial in their first round match up at Memorial Stadium. West wins huge 45-17. West will be moving on to their next round playoff match up with Kerrville- Tivy. 

  • Operation Christmas Child

    Operation Christmas child helps children who wouldn't normally have a Christmas by giving them Christmas gifts. Samaritan's Purse collects shoe boxes and fills the boxes with gifts. "Wow toy,it could be a soccer ball with a pump, could be a doll or a stuffed animal or something. Try to always put some school supplies in there because it helps them to be able to go to school a lot of times. maybe some hygiene items like a toothbrush or a wash cloth, soap." Once the boxes...
  • Gov. Abbott Announces Extension Of Transitional Sheltering Assistance For Hurricane Victims

    AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted Texas' request to extend the deadline for Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for victims of Hurricane Harvey. TSA helps displaced victims of the storm who are unable to return to their homes find short-term shelter in hotels or other temporary housing locations. The TSA deadline has been extended from November 28, 2017 to January 16, 2018.   "It is t...
  • TABC investigating death of Texas State University student

    SAN MARCOS – The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has opened an investigation into the Nov. 13 death of Texas State University student Matthew Ellis. Ellis, a 20-year-old pledge with the university’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, was pronounced dead at a San Marcos apartment following a fraternity event the night before.   “This is an incredibly tragic event, and TABC extends its sympathies to the family, friends, and classmates of Matthew Ellis,” TABC C...
  • Portions of Riverside Park Re-Open

    A portion of Riverside Park is re-opening after being closed for almost three months. 

  • Stayton Avenue Closed Beginning on November 20

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - The City of Victoria will close Stayton Avenue to through traffic from Vine Street to Glass Street to install utilities beginning on Monday, November 20, 2017.  This road closure is expected to take 3 days, weather permitting.   All businesses in the construction zone will remain open and accessible, and the public is encouraged to support businesses in the work zone.  Through-traffic can avoid delays in the work zone by seeking alter...
  • Holiday Hills Returns To Victoria To Sell Christmas Trees

    Holiday Hills Christmas Trees is now back in Victoria. Due to wintry winter in Oregon, Holiday Hills will be expecting their first shipment of trees Monday. The smallest of trees takes about 10 years to grow while the taller ones takes about almost 20 years. Douglas, Nobles, Grand and Nordmann Firs  will be available for purchase. "The Nordmann Firs originated from Eastern Europe and they are very hearty and beautiful lush green trees. We grow them in Oregon now and will be...

  • Gov. Abbott's commission to rebuild Texas update Issue 10

    AUSTIN - Amidst the challenges faced in communities across Texas these past few months, there have been small blessings from which we can gain strength—including a renewed sense of community. We now know the incalculable value of neighbors helping neighbors. And we have been reminded of how precious life is. In this season of sharing, I urge all Texans to reach out to their neighbors and invite them to share in the bounties of our great state—from the blessings of the ...
  • Five Points Museum reopens tomorrow

    The Five Points Museum will reopen tomorrow for the first time since before Hurricane Harvey made landfall. The museum will open it's doors tomorrow from 6 to 9 pm and will have three new exhibits for the public to see. 

  • DPS Urges Drivers to Fill Up on Safety for Thanksgiving

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    AUSTIN – As Texans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding motorists to make safety a priority and to enjoy the holiday weekend responsibly.   “Thanksgiving should be a time of celebration with family and friends, and we are encouraging everyone to take some simple but potentially life-saving steps to celebrate responsibly,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw. “DPS Troopers will also be on the lookout ...
  • Wells Fargo opens temporary mobile unit in Edna

    Statement from Wells Fargo Southwest Region: We appreciate the understanding and patience of our customers as we work to recover from the damage of Hurricane Harvey.  We are pleased to state that a temporary Edna branch has been set-up onsite and it opened Tuesday, November 14.  The temporary branch will be open Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (the same business hours as the Edna branch had been open). All banking services...
  • Goliad Deputies Seize More Than 50 Pounds of Marijuana

    Goliad County Deputies seized more than 50 pounds of bundled marijuana hidden behind the back seat of a car that crashed in Berclair. Deputies Michael Perez and Vernon Busby responded to US Highway 59 in Berclair after a driver lost control of a 2016 Ford Fusion and struck a utility pole. As he investigated the crash, Deputy Perez observed that the rear car seat did not appear to be in its proper position. Upon further investigation, Perez located four bundles of marijuana hidden ...
  • UHV SBDC promotes federal survey for entrepreneurs

    Area entrepreneurs are invited to anonymously share their financial positions and needs as part of a federal survey designed to help lenders understand current business conditions. The University of Houston-Victoria encourages area business owners to take part in the Federal Reserve Bank business survey. The survey is a go-to source for information about small business conditions and financing experiences. Policymakers, service providers and lenders use the information to shape progr...

  • UHV International Night to raise funds for student programs

    University of Houston-Victoria students and community members have a chance Saturday to get a taste of international culture as part of a fundraising event. The UHV Office of International Programs and the International Students Organization are hosting International Night, a fundraising event that will benefit the student organization and its goal to do more community outreach. Loveth Ohenhen “As international students, we are very passionate about having an impact on o...
  • 90% of travelers will be driving this Thanksgiving

    This Thanksgiving higher gas prices probably won't keep Americans from hitting the road. An estimated 50.9 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more to get to their holiday destinations over the four-day weekend - the most since 2005. A vast majority of those traveling for Thanksgiving will be driving - about 45.5 million, up more than three percent from last year.
  • Texas’ Unemployment Rate Falls to Record Low 3.9 percent

    AUSTIN ? The Texas economy added 71,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in October. Annual employment growth for Texas was 2.6 percent in October, marking 90 consecutive months of annual growth. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent, setting a record for the lowest unemployment rate recorded in four decades. “By adding an impressive 71,500 jobs over the past month and 316,100 jobs over the year, Texas employers have once again demonstrated thei...
  • Bumped airline passenger numbers lower

    Airlines are bumping fewer passengers from oversold flights following public outrage after a man was violently dragged from his seat earlier this year.

  • Trey's Forecast Discussion For 11 - 17

    The Weekend Is Here! How's The Weather? Trey Meynig Has Your Forecast....Including A Look At Thanksgiving! 

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: How long was the first Thanksgiving? Happy Guessing!
  • The Texas Zoo Officially Re-opens November 18th

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    The Texas Zoo at Riverside Park officially re-opens Saturday, November 18, 2017. The facility experienced extensive damage during and after Hurricane Harvey.  The Texas Zoo launched a soft open on Halloween and is ready to receive guests. It is also introducing its new Executive Director to the public. 
  • Hallettsville Wins & More H.S. Football Playoff Scores

    A big night for big wins for area high school football teams in round one of the playoffs. 

  • VISD Board Meeting Discusses Bond Failure

    At the VISD board meeting on Thursday, a forum was open for the community to give their input on the failed 141 million dollar proposed bond.

  • Athletes Of The Week: Goliad Volleyball

    Our Athletes Of The Week are the Goliad volleyball team. 

  • Petal It Forward movement brings randoms acts of kindness to Victoria

    A national movement similar to Pay It Forward puts smiles on people's faces but not in a way you would think. Floral Expressions, a local floral shop in Victoria, is a apart of the Society of American Florists. Each your the organizations holds a #PetalItForward movement.  

  • Vocal Trash Band Comes To Victoria To Teach Kids The Importance of Recycling

    "We would always like to say we are the voice for the trash. If trash was to talk what would it say? Recycle reuse us because it is the only way," said Kelsey Rae.  Eighteen years ago Vocal Trash came together to bring awareness of recycling and keeping our ecosystem beautiful. This current team has been together for 10 years and all of the instruments used came from recyclable materials. "Trash cans, water bottles, barrels, buckets, brooms, and lids. Anything you...

  • Gulf Bend Center proposes funding collaborative during committee meeting

    During their bi-monthly committee meeting, the Gulf Bend Center announced their plans to apply for funding to better assist their patients.  The Gulf Bend Regional Collaborative is a proposal aimed at getting the proper funding to assist mentally ill patients during a crisis intervention. 

  • Goliad Volleyball Wins State Semifinal

    Goliad volleyball will play for the state 3A crown for the third straight year. The Tigerettes beat Boyd in the 3A state semifinal Thursday in Garland in five sets, with Goliad taking the deciding set, 15-11. The Tigerettes will now play for the state title against either Callisburg or East Bernard Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Curtis Culwell Center in Garland. Goliad was state runnerup in 2015, then won its first state volleyball title last year.

  • UHV Men's Soccer Heads To Nationals

    The Mobile Rams, the opening-round opponent for the University of Houston-Victoria will be no stranger to the Jaguars.

  • Pay It Forward Victoria

    IT PAY IT FORWARD THURSDAY, AND OUR CREW FOUND SOMEONE THAT WANTED TO DONATE THE 300 DOLLARS TO A PLACE VERY NEAR AND DEAR TO HIS HEART. HERE'S TOMMY TAYLOR. 

  • New iPhone discounted for Black Friday, but read the fine print

    The iPhone is rarely discounted, but if you're looking to purchase one you may be able to find incentives from several retailers over the Thanksgiving weekend. Walmart is offering $300 in the form of a gift card to anyone purchasing an iPhone x, as well as the 8 and 8 plus and last year's 7 and 7 plus - the catch, you need to sign a two-year lease deal with AT&T or Verizon. Target is offering a $250 gift card on the iPhone 8 models, and Best Buy is offering a $200 gift card...
  • Regulators deny Ford, Mazda more time to test potentially dangerous part

    Government regulators have denied requests from Ford and Mazda asking for more time to test potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators as both automakers try to avoid massive recalls.  the petitions to escape recalls involve about 3 million ford vehicles and about 6,000 from Mazda. 

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: The Department of Transportation says the rate of this happening is now the lowest it's been since 1995.  Happy Guessing!

  • Custom Caskets For Shooting Victims

    Trey Gamen of Edna is in the business of making custom caskets, and when 26 people were slain at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, he knew he had to help.

  • Cuero Football Gets Home Playoff Opener

    You will not find Cuero football on the list of sleeper teams in the state playoffs. 

  • Goliad Volleyball Goes To State

    If you don't believe, you don't belong. 

  • Victoria man leads police on vehicle, on foot chase

    A routine traffic stop in Victoria turned into a car chase and an arrest for a Victoria man. 25 year old Cruz Garcia evaded police officers when Victoria PD tried to pull Garcia over in a routine traffic stop near Juan Lin. 

  • Accident involving tractor truck leaves both drivers in hospital

    An accident early in the morning on Hwy 172 involving a tractor truck left both drivers with non-life threatening injuries and a trip to the hospital. Officials say a White Dodge pick-up and a tractor truck were traveling north on Hwy 172 when the Dodge pick-up attempted to slow down and turn left off of Hwy 172. The tractor truck attempted to pass the pick-up truck but failed, hitting the passenger side of the pick-up. The Dodge spun out and came to a rest on the side of Hwy 172 whi...
  • Cuero Celebrates America Recycles Day

    Keep Cuero Beautiful held a recycling can contest and Leigh Ann Harryman who came in second place wants to provide a better environment for her kids. "I don't want my children to grow up in a world where they have to step over everyone's trash so if we can recycle a little bit it helps for future generations," said Harryman. In Cuero about 30% of the town recycles and one way to build those numbers up is by starting in the classrooms. "Every classroom has a bin where t...

  • Texas DPS respond to multi car accident near Goliad

    The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to an accident off Hwy 239 near Goliad.  The accident took place around 7:40 this morning. Texas DPS say a red GMC pick-up truck was travelling east down Hwy 239 when driver fatigue cause the vehicle to drift off the road and collide with a guardrail. The collision cause the truck to spin out and rest on the W bound lane of the Highway. Officials say the driver safely left his vehicle but the vehicle was ruined. Because the vehicle...
  • Port Lavaca four vehicle accident leaves three in hospital

    An accident this morning near FM 1593 and left four vehicles wrecked and three people in the hospital.  The accident occurred early in the morning, as both a Kia Soul and Dodge SRX were travelling south on FM 1539 while a Ford 250 and Nissan Centra were travelling FM 1539 north. 

  • Port Lavaca gets new interim city manager focusing on rebuilding

    At the Bayfront in Port Lavaca the pier was almost completely washed away after Harvey. Port Lavaca's new interim city manager says his focus is rebuilding structures like these and the marina to bring in revenue. Port Lavaca's new interim city manager William Dilibero says the marinas need the most work in Port Lavaca. Just recently, the Texas General Land Office removed boats from the marina, but there are still boats left. He says its always a longer process to remove and ...
  • West Football Playoff Ticket Info

    Here is the ticket sales info for West football's Bi-District playoff at Memorial Stadium. 

  • Cuero's Christmas in the Park set to open next week

    Cuero's Christmas in the Park is set to open soon, marking the holiday season for many Cuero residents.  The 17th annual Cuero's Christmas in the Park will open next week and will feature over 200 displays for residents to check out and marvel at.  

  • FEMA Mobile Disaster Relief Center to close on November 22nd

    The FEMA Mobile Disaster Relief Center (DRC) located in Cuero will be closing permanently as of Wednesday, November 22, 2017.   What does this mean to persons affected by Hurricane Harvey?   The deadline for residents to file an application for assistance is November 30, 2017. After this date they will not accept applications.

  • Cornyn Introduces Texans Willett, Ho at Confirmation Hearing to Serve on Federal Bench

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the two nominees to fill vacancies to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Don Willett and former state Solicitor General Jim Ho, at their confirmation hearing.

  • FDA approved first digital drug

    The FDA has approved its first digital drug. A pill with a built-in tracking device. Abilify My-Cite has an embedded ingestible sensor that records when the medication is taken.  Made by japan-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical co., 

  • Stove Top releases stuffing-sized pants

    Stove Top stuffing is looking to capitalize on those of us who eat too much at thanksgiving dinner. 

  • Weight Watchers to sell diet wine

    For those of us who are looking to cut back on a few calories this holiday season...

  • UCLA players to speak after Chinese detention

    Three UCLA basketball players will speak publicly for the first time after being detained in China.The three players are scheduled to speak at a new conference on the campus of UCLA today along with their coach and athletic director.

  • Butterball to sell organic turkeys this season

    Butterball is looking to update its image this Thanksgiving

  • Torin Bales Closing its Doors

    'Their is a lot of other things l want to do, l love real estate and l want to spend more time with my family." Torin bales started his jewelry company 24 years ago in victoria. He is closing to keep his promise to his wife. "it's kind of a funny story, when we moved to Victoria 24 years ago. l told my wife if she lets me do this store, l promise to only do it until I'm 55. l turned 55 this year and I'm just trying to keep my promise." Emotions ran high days af...

  • Trey's Forecast Discussion 11 - 15

    When Will The Cool Air Arrive Again? Any Rain? Click Here For Trey's Forecast. 

  • Northern California gunman kills 4, wounds 10 in rampage

    The gunman behind a rampage in Northern California was out on bail after being charged with stabbing a neighbor and had been the subject of a domestic violence...

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: A new study says if you don't like this, it's your parents fault.  Happy Guessing!

  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day! One in four couples say they sleep in separate beds with 14% of people doing it because of this? Happy Guessing!

  • West Boys Basketball Loses Opener

    West boys basketball fell at home in its opener Tuesday night. 

  • STJ Boys & Girls Basketball Home Action

    St. Joe boys and girls basketball lost in home action Tuesday night. 

  • H.S. Basketball Scores

    Here are Tuesday night's area high school basketball scores.

  • Victoria Golf Pro Finishes Top Ten In STPGA Tourney

    The Club At Colony Creek golf head pro Casey Russell, finishing tied for tenth at the Southern Texas PGA Professional championship. 

  • How To Respond To Emergency Vehicles

    With the hustle and bustle of the upcoming holiday season, it's more important than ever to be mindful of your surroundings, especially when driving on roadways with emergency vehicles.

  • West Football Starts Playoffs At Home

    West football's Bi-District playoff will be at Memorial Stadium. 

  • Goliad Football Heads To Playoffs

    Goliad football is coming off its first outright district title in three years. 

  • Goliad County Sheriff's on the hunt for saddles stolen from Goliad ranch

    The Goliad County Sheriff's Office and the Coastal Bend Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help to find four stolen saddles from a Goliad ranch.  The Sheriff's Office says six high end saddles were stolen from the Copper Spur Ranch off Old Goliad Road. 

  • Jackson County Sheriff's Office looking for stolen ATV, Trailer

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect or suspects in the theft of an ATV and trailer near Edna. The Sheriff's Office says the Tobola family were away from their home on FM 822 around 2:30 yesterday afternoon, when unknown individuals entered their property and used the Tobola's trailer to steal their Kawazaki Mule ATV out of their car port.

  • Kolkhorst To Hold Meeting Regarding Harvey Recovery

    Senator Kolkhorst says rebuilding after hurricane Harvey still continues, and now has formed a committee to focus on recovery and planning here in the Crossroads. 

  • Free testing available for private water well owners affected by Hurricane Harvey

    COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others are collaborating to offer another set of water testing opportunities for private well owners in areas affected by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. 

  • Rebuilding The Coastline Since Hurricane Harvey

    "Today we celebrated with the Coast Guard with the removal of 600 vessels in the vicinity so our navigable channels can be completely restored," said George P. Bush.  The Coast Guard removed sunken vessels from Port Arthur all the way down to Corpus Christi. 

  • Senator Kolkhorst Visits Victoria for Harvey Recovery Meeting

    Senator Kolhorst and her Senate committee was in Victoria today to meet with state and local officials and the public on concerns and ways to improve communication since Harvey. "We are discouraged by the slowness of the process with FEMA and the state agencies to a lesser extent. You know we have some of our  vulnerable citizens needing assistance quicker than what they have received," said Polasek. Polasek and other local mayors and county judges present during the m...

  • UHV Men's Soccer Gets Conference Tourney Honors

    Four UHV men’s soccer players are named to the Red River Conference Men’s Soccer Tournament all-tournament team.

  • Graduation Ceremony for FEMA Corps Teams who assisted with Harvey Recovery

    Austin, Texas – After completing 10 months and 1,700 service hours, some spent helping the survivors of Hurricane Harvey, a number of FEMA Corps and National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) Traditional AmeriCorps teams will be honored with a ceremony in Houston on Wednesday, Nov.15. Scott Thomas, Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer for Hurricane Harvey, will speak at the graduation ceremony. The location and hours for the ceremony are as follows:   The Lone Star Conve...
  • VISD Seeking Public's Input Regarding Future Bond Proposals

    The  $141 million dollar VISD bond proposal did not win over voters this time, so officials are seeking the public's input to hopefully improve their chances next time around.  

  • Debris pick-up update

    AshBritt, the City’s contractor for collection of limb/tree/debris from Hurricane Harvey, anticipates having the collection finished by November 20. 

  • Business Report: Oil prices rise one-third since summer

    Oil prices have risen by about one-third since summer amid stronger global economic growth and fears of instability in the middle east.  But, prices still remain below their 2014 peaks.  

  • Business Report: Retailers teaming up to boost sales

    Retailers are forming alliances in order to boost sales.  Kohl's shoppers can test Amazon devices at some of its stores, and also return items they purchased through the online retailer.  

  • ICT Scholarships top $1 Million Mark

    On Wednesday November 15, the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) Education Foundation will join the University of North Texas (UNT) in celebrating the Education Foundation’s surpassing $1 million dollars in scholarships and education funding given to support insurance education in Texas. UNT is hosting the $1 million celebration ceremony during which the Education Foundation will present scholarships to seven UNT insurance and risk management students. 

  • Half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

    New medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition.  

  • Sessions faces Congress amid new Russia probe details

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions returns to Capitol Hill Tuesday amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and associates of President Donald Trump. 

  • West Boys Basketball Set To Start Season

    West boys basketball starts its season Tuesday night. 

  • Texas Zoo's new Executive Director

    Hurricane Harvey caused extensive damage at the Texas Zoo. Days before their grand reopening, the Texas Zoo got a new executive director. "I think the zoo has so much potential." Liz Jensen comes from Corpus Christi to become the new executive director of the Texas zoo. She has a big animal background. "I started at a very young age working mostly with marine mammals and other exotics as well. I worked the US navy marine mammal program, I was a curator for a facility ...
  • Victoria Golf Pro In Top Ten In STPGA Tourney

    A local golf pro is doing well at a major state tournament. 

  • UHV Men's Soccer Gets National Tourney Info

    UHV men's soccer found out Monday where it's headed in the NAIA tournament. 

  • Tidehaven Football Is Unbeaten & Playoff-Bound

    Tidehaven football is an unbeaten, outright district champ for the first time since 1994. 

  • Free Goliad Transit Vouchers Assist Elderly and Disabled Residents

    Goliad County only has one mode of public transportation, and a new program allowing elderly and disabled residents to ride the transit at no cost.

  • Fire at car dealership leaves three vehicles in ruin

    A car fire this morning at the Toyota of Victoria dealership left three of their vehicles in ruin.  The fire occurred early this morning as security cameras caught the three vehicles engulfed in flames. 

  • STJ Fall Golf Invitational

    Here are the results from the St. Joseph Fall Golf Invitational Monday at Victoria Country Club. St Joseph High School Fall Golf Invitational Nov 13, 2017 Victoria Country Club Results: Boys 1st place team: West High School 330 2nd pl team: St Joseph HS 392 Individual 1st: Logan Lee, Warriors 78 2nd: Nick Cantwell, Warriors 81 3rd: James Debord 85 Girls 1st place team: St Joseph HS 416 2nd place team: West High School 467 Individual 1st: Harper Edwards 81. Harper is a sixth g...

  • Annual Lighted Christmas Parade

    Victoria Parks and Recreation's Annual Lighted Christmas Parade will take place on December 2nd starting at 6pm around beautiful, downtown Victoria. You can enter into the parade for FREE by submitting an application through our city website at www.victoriatx.org by November 13th or just come out and enjoy the parade with us. Help us make this holiday season bright!
  • H.S. Football Playoff Pairings

    Here are the area high school football Bi-District pairings.

  • Telemundo Deportes secure rights to FIFA World Cup playoff match

    Miami, FL – Telemundo Deportes, the Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, secured the exclusive, Spanish-language media rights of the deciding leg of the playoffs between Peru and New Zealand as the Latin American team seeks a historic win to return to the World Cup after 36 years. 

  • Residents React To Sutherland Springs Shooting

    Sutherland Springs is a tight nit community 80 miles northwest from Victoria. We spoke with a resident of the rural town who lives only a mile away from the first baptist church.

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    • West Boys Basketball Loses & More Hoops Scores

      West boys basketball fell to 0-3 on the season Tuesday afternoon. 

    • Changes In St. Joseph H.S. Athletics

      A big change happened Tuesday morning in St. Joseph high school athletics.

    • Goliad-Hallettsville Football Playoff Preview

      A meeting of two state ranked high school football teams comes Friday night in Edna. On September 8, Goliad football lost at home to defending state 2A champion Refugio by just seven points. The Tigers have not lost since then, nine straight wins. a streak that continued with a 49-0 blowout of Santa Rosa in Bi-District. I asked head coach Bobby Nicholson how pleased he was with the Tigers' Bi-District win.  Said Nicholson, "I was very impressed with what we d...

    • West Girls Basketball Wins & More Hoops Scores

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    • Goliad Volleyball Celebrates State Title

      Goliad volleyball once again has something to be even more thankful for Thursday. 

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    • Texas Road House Raises funds for Adoption Center

      It's the night before Thanksgiving and who wants to cook? Texas Road House has the solution. Wednesday night after 3 p.m. 20% of your food bill will go to the Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center. The Adoption Center is raising money to help take care of animals with special needs and animals that are in need of surgery. Marisol Gonzales with the Adoption Center said it's the perfect time to rest before the big day.  "You don't have to do anything except go eat and it's t...

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    • School Bus Safety in Rural Areas

      Drivers who fail to obey school bus stop signs could face a fine of up to $700.  Since 2016, the DPS has issues 1100 tickets to drivers who fail to stop for a school bus.  The DPS and other law enforcement carry out sting operations to ticket drivers who fail to obey the traffic laws related to school buses. Troopers will even ride on school buses to catch drivers in the act.  It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual ...

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      Good morning Crossroads! Here's today's Question of the Day: The Butterball Turkey Talk Line answers how many phone calls each season? By the way, here's the number now: 1-800-BUTTERBALL. 

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