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  • Warriors Weekend Welcome

    Warriors Weekend brings veterans to Victoria's field of honor- a starting point to a long weekend of honoring their service. 

  • Hallettsville Baseball Defeated Tidehaven; East Girls Golf Going To State

    Hallettsville baseball taking on Tidehaven in Game Two of their three game series at Riverside. 

  • Names released in Santa Fe School Shooting

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have released the names of the 10 people who were killed in the mass shooting at a Texas high school. 

  • Warriors Weekend Fishing Rodeo another success

    By Trey Meynig: Keith Mitchell, now in his 38th year serving in the United States Army, makes time each year for Warriors Weekend. He said it's a great time to relax and let your hair down and have a good time.  "Its a time to get away, time to relax, have home fun fishing, and catch fish, that's to most rewarding part," said Mitchell. Both active duty and veterans of the United States Armed Forces are transported to South Texas each May. It's a way to say thank you ...
  • Stop the Bullying event comes to Victoria

    Bullying is all too common, Today some determined people held a "stop the bullying" event to educate the public on ways to stop the issue. Newscenter 25's David Gibson has the story. "Stop the bullying, stop the bullying," shouts Eric Tunchez, Organizer..

  • Vigil held for those lost in Santa Fe

    Thirteen people were hurt in the attack, including a school police officer who was shot and wounded. The officer remains in critical condition. that same evening the community came together and held a vigil to remember those who lost their lives. Newscenter 25's David Gibson was there and has more. 

  • East Baseball Playoff, East Spring Football & Volleyball, Tennis & Gymnastics News

    East baseball's season ends Friday night in S.A. 

  • Chili's restaurant chain suffers data breach

    What Happened? On May 11, 2018, we learned that some of our Guests’ payment card information was compromised at certain Chili’s restaurants as the result of a data incident.

  • Cornyn visits Santa Fe, Texas following school shooting

    ‘We don’t know exactly what the whole story is for this young man, but we do know this is a terrible tragedy and we’re all heartbroken at the result.

  • Sen. Cruz: "Our Nation grieves another mass murder"

    “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those injured and killed at Santa Fe School District right outside of Galveston....

  • Santa Fe School Shooting: Suspect, 17, turns himself in to authorities

     The suspect allegedly wrote in journals that he wanted to carry out the shooting and then commit suicide, but he gave himself up to authorities, according to Governor Greg Abbott.  

  • Santa Fe Shooting: Governor Abbott Orders Texas Flags Lowered To Half-Staff

     

    Flags should remain at half-staff through sunset on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

  • Santa Fe school shooting: At Least 8 Dead and Suspect in Custody

    Hi Crossroads. I'm Amber Joseph with your Hometown News Update.  The local sheriff says as many as 10 people may have been killed during a shooting at a high school near Houston, most of them students. 

  • Harris Co Sheriff: "The shooter was a student"

    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa, Fe, Texas:      School officials say people have been injured in a shooting at a Houston-area high school and the suspected shooter is in custody.

  • DEVELOPING: The latest on the Santa Fe school shooting

    The Latest: Sheriff: Up to 10 fatalities in school shooting

  • Man charged with burglary after breaking into Smith Elementary

    VPD officers went to Smith Elementary School, 2901 Erwin Dr., in response to an alarm call on Friday, May 18, 2018, at 12:38 AM. 

  • French snap up souvenirs before UK royal wedding

    WINDSOR, England (AP) - The Latest on royal wedding preparations:The French may have overthrown their own monarchy more than two hundred years ago but for some there remains a fascination for the trappings of the royal experience. 

  • Road Closed

    Moody Street reduced beginning on May 20

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - The City of Victoria will reduce Moody Street to one lane in each direction from Convent Street to Rio Grande Street for pavement repairs beginning on Sunday, May 20, 2018.  During construction, flagmen will direct traffic through the work zones.  Construction is expected to be completed in five 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 z...
  • Laurent Street closed beginning on May 20

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - The City of Victoria will reduce Laurent Street to northbound only traffic from Oak Street to Rio Grande Street beginning on...

  • Goliad 1902 Tornado Anniversary

    Goliad is rich in history, and one event that dates back to 1902 is still remembered today. 

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing

  • Community Crossroads focuses on District 27

    Join Community Crossroads for a Special Edition focusing on the Runoff in District 27. KAVU Sunday 5/20/18 at 1-1:30pm KMOL Sunday 5/20/18 at 11-11:30am KVCT Sunday 5/20/18 at 2:30-3pm KXTS Saturday 5/19/18 at 12:30-1pm All of the District 27 candidates were invited to come on Community Crossroads.  In the Democratic race we have Eric Holguin facing Raul Barrera. In the Republican race we have Bech Bruun and Michael Cloud. The position pays $174,000 annually. It's a tw...
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Lori, Rylan and Fernando, Andrew, Mary Ann, Rudy, Rory Grace.  Have a good one!
  • Self-reporting with sensor and mobile technology may reduce symptom burden for head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment

    HOUSTON - A study led by researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that the use of at-home sensor and mobile technology by head and neck cancer (HNC) patients could help reduce their general and cancer-related symptoms associated with radiation treatment, including their risk for dehydration. The study, presented by Susan Peterson, Ph.D., professor, Behavi...

  • Pet of the Week

    Today Rebel Rescue is showcasing a dog named Beefy. He is a 2-and-a-half year old American Bully with a silly personality. He gets along with other dogs. If you are interested in meeting him, get to the Victoria PetSmart this weekend May 18th, 19th, or 20th between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.   You can reach Rebel Rescue at 361.676.6251 Rebel Rescue
  • Huzzah the ‘Sale of the Century’ hath arrived!

    One-Day Sale Reduces Admission Price by Over 65 Percent   HOUSTON (May 19, 2018) – Hear ye, hear ye! Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest and most acclaimed festival of food, fun and 16th century magic, hereby announces its annual “Sale of the Century,” the greatest bargain in all the land. For a limited time, lords and ladies will have the chance to purchase a limited number of 100,000 admission tickets for $11.95, saving...

  • East Baseball Playoff Preview, H.S. Playoff Scores & East Girls Golf Awards

    East baseball, facing its' biggest game of the season by far Friday night. 

  • Two VISD Athletes Sign With NCAA Division I Colleges

    Two VISD athletes, signing within half an hour of each other with NCAA Division I colleges Thursday. 

  • 7-Month-Old Girl Dies In Hot Car

    EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) - Police in South Texas say a 7-month-old girl has died after being left in a parked car amid triple-digit temperatures when her father apparently forgot to take her to day care before going to work.    

  • Athlete Of The Week: Alex Hernandez

    Our Athlete Of The Week is Alex Hernandez. 

  • TxDOT launches ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign to reduce unbelted injuries, fatalities

    AUSTIN – Statewide seat belt use continues to increase, reaching nearly 92 percent for 2017, yet 929 unbuckled Texans still died in traffic crashes last year.

  • 10 Things To Know For Your Friday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:      1. WHAT MUELLER HAS SAID ABOUT HIS RUSSIA PROBE      Nothing. And in the year since he was appointed special counsel, that is rattling just about everyone involved.      2. WHO IS CONFIRMED TO LEAD THE CIA      The Senate confirms Gina Haspel as the first female director of the CIA following a difficult nomination...
  • VFD, Quail Creek extract driver from 18 wheeler cabin following rollover

    The Victoria Fire Department and Quail Creek Volunteer Firefighters rushed to pull a driver out of the cabin after his eighteen wheeler rolled over. The accident occurred near US 59 on the Zac Lentz frontage road.

  • Victoria County primary runoff early voting numbers, May 18

    Republican Party – Primary Runoff – May 22, 2018 Votes in Person today 295 Total Votes in Person 1000 Total Ballots Mailed 1373 Ballots by Mail...

  • Refugio Police lending hand to community

    Its been nearly 9 months since Hurricane Harvey struck the Crossroads. Refugio was devestated. But back in April the Refugio Police Department did something to help the city.   Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke with police about what they did.

  • Chance to File Western Union Refund Claims Coming Down to the Wire

    Thousands of Texas residents may be eligible for a refund following a federal investigation into Western Union, but the deadline to file is fast approaching. Consumers who lost money to a scammer by wiring money through Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017, can now file a claim to get their money back. According to the Texas Attorney General’s Office, 39,000 Texas residents may be eligible. The deadline to file the free claim is May 31, 201...

  • Area H.s. Players In All-Star Games Saturday

    Here are the area high school seniors that will play Saturday at the annual Coastal Bend Coaches Association All-Star Games. 

  • Victoria Airport hear presentation for possible Victoria to Houston flights

    The Victoria Regional Airport Commission listened to a bid presentation Thursday morning by Silver Airways, who hope to set up flights out of the airport.  If accepted, the airline would have flights going in and out of Houston, with flights to other cities added in the future. 

  • Two Victoria roads reduced on the same day

     Moody Street and Laurent will be reduced beginning May 20th  

  • May and July are peak months for grilling fires

    NFPA urges the public to use caution when grilling this summer

  • $30.25 million Lotto Texas Jackpot winning ticket sold in Houston

    AUSTIN – A $30.25 million jackpot-winning ticket for last night’s Lotto Texas® drawing was sold in Houston. The Quick Pick ticket matched all six of the numbers drawn (20-24-27-37-39-41). For selling the winning ticket, MJ’s All Season Food Store, located at 15935-A Lee Road in Houston, is eligible for a $308,766.64 retailer bonus. The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase and the claimant will receive $20,327,988.74. The prize has not yet ...
  • AAA Texas: Gas Price Average Statewide Reaches $2.70 Per Gallon

    Gas prices increased in all Texas cities surveyed by AAA over the past week. The largest price jump week-to-week was in San Angelo where drivers are paying 15 cents more, on average, for a gallon of gas today than they were on this day last week.

  • Spurs Danny Green hosts meet and greet ahead of basketball clinic

    Fans will be allowed to bring outside items to be signed, and items will be available for purchase on site. Green will also host his annual basketball clinic for the 6th year in Corpus Christi.

  • First time ever the Texas State Aquarium treats four different types of sea turtle

    “This latest intake of sea turtle species signals a major milestone for our rapidly-expanding Wildlife Rescue program,” said TSA’s Senior VP and COO Jesse Gilbert.

  • Honor our heroes during the Warriors Weekend Friday escort

    Cuero Warriors Weekend Escort  On Friday May 18, 2018 the warrior's will arrive at the VFW at around 10:30 to 10:45 in the morning and leave there no later than 12:45. 

  • HTN Update: Silver Airways proposes Houston flights to Victoria airport

    Hi Crossroads, I'm Amber Joseph with your Hometown News Update.  Victoria Airport Commissioners hear a presentation from Silver Airways Senior Vice President Kurt Brulisauer about potentially having flights from Victoria to Houston.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:      1. WHAT A YEAR OF MUELLER HAS PRODUCED...

  • Senate passes bill to reduce violent crime through Project Safe Neighborhoods Program

    WASHINGTON- Yesterday, the Senate passed a bill introduced by U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Gary Peters (D-MI), the Project Safe...

  • Community Crossroads welcomes Doggone Purrrfect Cakes & Treats

    Doggone Purrrfect Cakes and Treats is helping Victoria Trap Neuter and Return and all you have to do is buy your four-legged friend a snack. 

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Mason Lively on Community Crossroads

    Mason Lively is on Community Crossroads this weekend. Mason proves to be a sincere young man full of passion for writing and singing. Expect to enjoy his work for years to come. He was born in Victoria, Texas.  He’s only 20 years old, scarcely old enough to have earned a worldly view of life, but when you listen to the songs he has written, you will find it difficult to believe that. He’s a bachelor with quite a limited experience in the ways of love, but when you li...
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Madison. If today is your big day, you share it with Tony Parker.  Have a good one!

  • VC EMS Program Takes Learning to Another Level

    Victoria College is the first college to receive a new piece of technology that is taking learning to a whole new level.  

  • Transgendered Woman's Body Found

    DALLAS (AP) - Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a transgender woman whose body was found in a creek bordering a northeastern Dallas residential neighborhood.    

  • West Track Star To Sign With College & West Football Spring Game

    A VISD athlete who just made history last Friday will make more history Thursday. 

  • Cuero Baseball & Softball Playoff Previews

    There is a lot of playoff action going on in The Gobbler Capital Of The World. 

  • Cruz: "Thanks the men and women in blue for their selfless sacrifice"

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement in recognition of National Police Week.

  • Goliad High School Shattered Dreams

    Fake blood, staged cars, and student actors played a part in this production of Shattered Dreams- a staged drunk driving accident. 

  • Area high school students learn robotics, programming in after-school class

    Cameron Buchhorn and Bella Zeplin carefully examined each element of a diagram displayed on their computer on May 8 in a University of Houston-Victoria computer lab. 

  • Several Counties issue burn bans in the Crossroads

    Its been so hot and dry that several counties have issued burn bans but in dewitt county a clerical error caused a little confusion. i attended the DeWitt county commission meeting Wednesday afternoon--where commissioners were expected to discuss a burn ban. but commissioners couldn't vote because the item was taken off the agenda. 

  • Moderate Drought Affecting Ranchers in the Crossroads

    Right now, most of the Crossroads is under moderate drought meaning there is reason for concern. In the month of May, Victoria have seen .02" and May 2nd was the last day we saw rain. 

  • Deshavian Williams

    New UHV student government leader to focus on unity, involvement

    When Deshavian Williams transferred to the University of Houston-Victoria from Wharton Junior College as a junior, he leapt at the chance to join the UHV Student Government Association.

  • Victoria County Fire Dept. respond to US 59 grass fire

    The Victoria County Fire Department worked to put out a grass fire late Wednesday evening. The fire occurred on the side of US 59 near the US 77 interchange.

  • VPD, motorcyclists preach safety during Motorcycle Safety Awareness month

    May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, and Victoria motorcyclists are urging drivers to be aware. According to the National Safety Council, in 2016, almost five thousand motorcycle riders lost their lives in accidents, many of which were avoidable.

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:   

  • Windsor amping up security for Royal Wedding

    The royal wedding in England is three days away, but British police already have stepped-up security in place. 

  • Generals Add Two Players, Need More Host Families

    The Generals get another two players for this season. 

  • Cruz urges Texans to prepare for hurricane season starting June 1

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement about preparing for the upcoming hurricane season. 

  • Gov. Abbott reappoints Cowen to Texas Historical Records Advisory Board

    AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Malinda L. Cowen to the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. 

  • Texas Announces Tax Holiday for Water and Energy Saving Products

    Sales Tax Holidays for Water-Efficient and ENERGY STAR® Products Set for May 26-28 

  • VCSO investigators seek information on burglary suspects

    VCSO investigators are seeking information on suspect(s) who committed a burglary at the Country Express Family Restaurant located next to Walden's Mini Market at 6064 SW Moody Street. 

  • Michigan State and Nassar victims reach $500M settlement

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history.  

  • UHV assistant fire marshal recognized for saving life

    When Stuart Sherman recently was singing during a church service, he wasn’t expecting to perform CPR and save a life that day or receive an award for it. 

  • Join Texas Association of Business in Honoring the 2018 Champion of Business Award Recipient

    Glenn Hegar was elected as the 36th Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in November 2014. Hegar is Texas' chief financial officer - the state's treasurer, check writer, tax collector, procurement officer and revenue estimator. 

  • HTN Update: Autopsy of body found in Yorktown complete, results pending

    Hi Crossroads, I'm Amber Joseph with your Hometown News Update.  Authorities in DeWitt County are investigating a body found. The call came in Tuesday around 8 a.m. 

  • Fallen officers remembered Tuesday in DeWitt County

    Its national police week and May 15th is peace officers memorial day, today DeWitt County held an event to remember those fallen officers. Newscenter 25's David Gibson spoke with the DeWitt County Sheriff about what the event means to the community.

  • Vote centers for Primary Runoff Election on May 22

    The Republican and Democratic Parties for the County of Victoria are holding a joint Primary Runoff Election on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. 

  • Wednesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • Death row inmate claims he's innocent

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Texas inmate has insisted he wasn't involved in a San Antonio killing more than 14 years ago that sent him to death row. Juan Castillo faces lethal injection Wednesday evening for the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man in a robbery plot. Castillo would be the 11th convicted killer put to death this year in the U.S. and the sixth in Texas. For more click here. 
  • Birthday wishes

    Happy Birthday to Jeffery and Brianna. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Janet Jackson and Danny Trejo. Have a good one. 
  • Ex- Congressman Farenthold snags job at Calhoun Port Authority

    Blake Farenthold is making his way to the Crossroads once again just one month after resigning in the aftermath of a sexual harassment settlement.  

  • West Football Spring Game Preview & West Baseball Award Winners

    Spring football wraps up for West Wednesday. 

  • UHV Softball Eliminated From Nationals

    A painful ending to UHV softball's season Tuesday. 

  • STJ Track Star Signs With College

    A St. Joseph girls track star, heading to a major college. 

  • Victoria voting numbers in runoff election, May 15

    Republican Party – Primary Runoff – May 22, 2018 Votes in Person today 249 Total Votes in Person 460 Total Ballots Mailed 1373 Ballots by Mail Returned today...

  • Understand what your flood insurance policy covers before hurricane season

    AUSTIN, Texas — Understanding your National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy is an important part of your preparation for hurricane season. 

  • Texas Comptroller Fiscal Notes: Transportation Infrastructure

    AUSTIN — In the May issue of Fiscal Notes, released today, the Comptroller’s office examines the funding and needs associated with the roads, rail lines, airports and seaports that connect the Texas economy with customers and suppliers around the world. 

  • Salvation Army of Victoria open new thrift store off Navarro

    Thrifty Victoria shoppers can rejoice as the Salvation Army has opened their new thrift store off Navarro and Mockingbird Lane. The move comes after the old store closed earlier this month.  

  • Man found dead in Yorktown

    DeWitt County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a deceased man on the side of the road at 1820 Charco Road west of Yorktown On arrival, 

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  • Chipotle Wrongful Termination Suit

     FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A California jury has awarded nearly $8 million dollars to the former manager of a Chipotle Mexican Grill for wrongful termination.      Jeanette Ortiz was accused in 2015 of stealing $626 in cash from a safe at the restaurant in Fresno. Her bosses claimed the theft was recorded on surveillance video, but when Ortiz asked to see the evidence she was told it had been destroyed.      Ortiz fired a wrongful termination suit. The ...
  • Inez Grass Fire

    Victoria Fire Department responded to a grass fire Wednesday afternoon at 3:39 PM on the 900 block of Hollybrook Dr.

  • Cinco de Mayo History

    Many are celebrating Cinco de Mayo-, but we sometimes forget the reason for a holiday. Luckily, the city of Goliad has a quick history lesson that connects the crossroads even more to this holiday.

  • Neighbors Remember Larry Christ

    Lawrence Christ a Goliad native, loved cars. Known as Larry to family and friends, he had a passion for cars shows.

  • Thursday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!  

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    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: 

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