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  • Texas native wins for "My Boss's 12 Days of Christmas"

    Actress Texan Suzanna Brown’s film won Official Selection for Christian Family Film Festival. Suzanna Brown wrote, directed, and stars in the holiday film My Boss’s 12 Days of Christmas. Suzanna’s physical comedy chops make this a worthy Christmas watch. The holiday comedy is set to a comedic version of the song The 12 Days of Christmas. The movie opens on the first day of Christmas with Nancy, played by Suzanna Brown, wondering what her boss will give her thi...

  • Christmas comes early in Goliad

    "the heart that they have for these children in this community is just a blessing," says Trudia Preston, Mayor. The Gypsy Motorcycle Club was a blessing to about 15 children today at fenner square apartments.

  • Owl found during oil change

    A routine oil change in New Hampshire Friday left workers stunned. Mechanics at Pep Boys in Salem popped open the hood of a car and found a little owl sitting on the engine. An Eastern Screech owl with piercing green eyes stared back at them.  The crew decided to name the little fella - "Shazam". Police say they think the owl was seeking warmth or possibly chasing a mouse. Shazam seemed a bit inactive, so authorities transported the bird to a wildlife rehab in...

  • Toys for Tots moved to Sunday

    Due to the high probability of rain on Saturday evening, the toy distribution for all those who pre-registered has been changed to SUNDAY December 17th. Same time, 4 pm to 6 pm; same location: downtown at the Gazebo, De Leon Plaza.

  • Lawsuit filed against store that sold assault rifle in Sutherland Springs Mass Church Shooting

    (Reuters) The family of a woman and two children killed when a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church has sued the store that sold the assault rifle used in the deadliest mass murder in the state's history, lawyers said on Friday. The lawsuit filed this week in a state district court in San Antonio seeks at least $25 million from Academy Sports & Outdoors, accusing it of being negligent in allowing the sale of the Ruger AR-556 used to kill 26 people at Sutherland Springs Firs...

  • Yoakum Football Loses In State Semis

    Yoakum football had a chance Friday night to punch its ticket to state.

  • West Girls Basketball Wins

    West girls basketball's home district opener coming Friday night. 

  • HEB Donates Over 2.9 Million Bowls of Oatmeal To Food Bank of The Golden Crescent

    HEB donated over 2.9 million bowls of oatmeal to food banks all across Texas including Victoria. HEB and the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent have been partners for a long while. 

  • Glass Street Reduced Beginning on December 16

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - Beginning on Saturday, December 16, 2017, the City will reduce Glass Street to northbound only traffic from Commercial Street to Power Avenue to make pavement repairs.  This road closure is expected to take 4 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 alternate ro...
  • University of Houston-Victoria Graduation Ceremony

    It is winter graduation season here in the crossroads. University of Houston-Victoria held its December 2017 graduation ceremony this evening at Faith Family church. 

  • Potential Medicare phone scam

    We have a potential scam to warn you about. A Mission Valley man called our station to tell us that someone is posing as a Medicare agent. 

  • Most of Riverside Park to Re-Open Saturday December 16

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - The Victoria Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that most of Riverside Park from McCright Drive to Red River Street is scheduled to reopen at 6 am Saturday, December 16, 2017. Residents will be able to drive through most of the park after the barricades are removed.   The popular Nature Trail will reopen at that time as will most of the disk golf holes on the McCright Drive loop behind Rosebud Stadium.   The following parts of Rivers...
  • Gov. Abbott's Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 13

    AUSTIN - In visiting with survivors across the Texas Gulf Coast Region these past few months, including this tiny Texan born a week before Hurricane Harvey hit, I was reminded again and again that each day is a gift. I am grateful for each life that was saved thanks to the heroic efforts of our emergency responders and the armada of citizens who came to aid their neighbors in need. I am also thankful for all who are giving of their hearts and their hands, and for the recovery teams wo...
  • Dorthy O'Connor center urges pet owners to take caution this winter

    The Dorthy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center is urging Victoria pet owners to take caution as the weather approaches freezing temperatures. The center says pets in this region are not used to extreme cold temperatures and are more likely to get sick because of it. 

  • Victoria Resident Planning To Open Santa Workshop This Weekend

    "I'm so exhausted and this is the greatest labor of love I could ever do," said Arnold. Ms Sharon Arnold is preparing to open a Santa Workshop Saturday. Southeast Texas and the Crossroads has dealt with so much this year and she wants to create an environment that will get everyone into the Christmas spirit. "I want this to be a place when they come in it is like a Christmas miracle. A Wonderland that they step in," said Arnold. Everyone is allowed one item but fa...

  • Goliad Silver Santa Program Spreading Christmas Cheer

    The Goliad Sheriffs Office is spreading Christmas cheer with their Silver Santa program, which gives presents to children in need.

  • DPS: Give the Gift of Safe Travel This Holiday Season

    AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding drivers that by staying sober and following basic traffic laws, they can give their fellow motorists the gift of safe travels this season. In an effort to increase safety on Texas roadways, DPS Troopers will conduct traffic patrols throughout the holiday weekends of Dec. 24 – 27 and Dec. 31 – Jan. 1, looking for drunk drivers, speeders, seat belt violators and other dangerous drivers. Many local law en...
  • DeWitt County Sheriff's Office begins Deputy Santa program

    It is that time of year again! Christmas is just around the corner, and the DeWitt County Sheriff's Office is continuing to sponsor the Deputy Santa Program for needy children in this county. We are asking parents of needy children to sign up those children, ages 16 and under. The Deputy Santa wish list has been out since November 20, 2017 and the deadline for turning in those wish lists is December 13, 2017, no later than 5:00pm to the DeWitt County Sheriff's Office.  If you...
  • Forrest Street Closed Beginning on December 15

    VICTORIA, TEXAS - Beginning on Friday, December 15, 2017, the City will close Forrest Street to through traffic from Moody Street to Vine Street to make pavement repairs.  This road closure is expected to take 5 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 alternate routes. This con...
  • Goliad Pet Apotion Center Overflowing with Animals After Harvey

    The Goliad Pet Adoption Center is overflowing with dogs and cats in need of a home, especially after Hurricane Harvey.

  • Trey's Forecast Discussion

    Rain chances remain, for now. What about next week..and your weekend? Trey Meynig has your forecast. 

  • Safety tips for buying cold medicine

    The options for cough and cold relief may seem endless, but making sure a medication is safe for you is a good place to start.  

  • Friday's Question of the Day

    Here's Friday's Question of the Day:

  • Pet of the Week

    The Dorothy O'Connor Pet Adoption Center showcased two pets on Sunrise.  Sheridan is a small tan Chihuahua. She is one year old with a short coat. Babe is our cat of the week. She is a black domestic medium hair. She is also one year old.  For more click here.

  • What is Holiday Heart Syndrome?

    (Cleveland Clinic) The holiday season is a beautiful time, but it can also be a very stressful season.  According to Leslie Cho, M.D., a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic, when running from place to place, and eating and drinking – sometimes excessively – it can set a person up for a serious condition known as ‘holiday heart syndrome.’  “Holiday heart syndrome is when you drink too much alcohol and then you go into an irregular heart rhythm cal...

  • Refugio Football Wins State Semis & Yoakum QB Holden Lauer

    Refugio football is going to the state championship game for the fifth time this decade. 

  • UHV students plan to pursue excellence in education

    When Melody Schluer decided to pursue her Master of Education in special education, several of her friends and colleagues suggested she apply at the University of Houston-Victoria. Melody Schluer “Several of them had attended UHV before or were finishing up their degrees,” Schluer said. “They told me about their good experiences and encouraged me to apply.” Schluer, a Katy resident, recently was named the UHV School of Education, Health Professions & H...
  • Outstanding business students overcome challenges and succeed

    Nicolette Do’s focus on efficiency tied right into why she chose to pursue her Master of Business Administration at the University of Houston-Victoria. Nicolette Do A resident of Richmond, Texas, she liked that she could do most of her graduate coursework online, saving hours in commuting, personal time and productivity every week. “I’m a very results-oriented person, so for me, getting work done in a better way is always my goal,” said Do, who has worked ...
  • Athletes Of The Week: Yoakum Offensive Line

    Our Athletes Of The Week are the Yoakum offensive linemen. 

  • Red Cross Update Three months after Hurricane Harvey

    Red Cross Brings Help and Hope after Harvey’s Catastrophic Impact Three months after Hurricane Harvey’s powerful winds, storm surge and relentless rainfall devastated Houston— the nation’s fourth-largest city—as well as communities across southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, the American Red Cross continues to help storm survivors recover. Even before Harvey came ashore, the Red Cross was mobilizing supplies, equipment and trained disaster vol...

  • Texas AG Ken Paxton's top aide resigns after calling #Metoo movement pathetic

    Director of communications Marc Rylander today gave this statement Andrew Leonie's resignation announcement.    "This afternoon, Andrew Leonie resigned his position with the Office of the Attorney General effective immediately. The views he expressed on social media do not reflect our values. The OAG is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment," said Rylander.  According a top attorney working fo...
  • Chandler Elem. Student Council play bingo with Affectionate Arms seniors

    The Chandler Elementary Student Council went to Affectionate Arms Adult Day Health Care to play bingo and spend time with their seniors. Third, fourth and fifth graders from Chandler Elementary were in attendance, playing bingo and having fun with the Affectionate Arms seniors.  Chandler Elementary teacher Monica Villareal says she was a part of this service when she was a child and hopes the students are inspired to provide community service like this in the future.  When...
  • VPD, Texas DPS hold railroad safety demonstration

    Victoria Police Department, along with Texas DPS and Union Pacific Police, held a railroad safety demonstration today. The safety demonstration, called Operation Lifesaver, is designed to make sure drivers and pedestrians are safe while crossing railroad tracks. VPD and Union Pacific drove a train along Main Street from San Antonio Street to Tropical Drive, spotting drivers illegally crossing railroad tracks and giving them citations. Officer David Brogger says he hopes the...
  • Sen. Cruz introduces a new congressional sexual harassment bill

    Bipartisan Congressional Harassment Reform Act would overhaul current reporting process for victims of harassment and discrimination in congress, end required secrecy, and require members of congress found liable for harassment or discrimination to pay settlements out of their own pocket. 

  • Congressman Farenthold calls it quits

    Congressman Blake Farenthold will withdraw from the race but is expected to finish his term. 

  • Pay It Forward: Random Acts of Change

    It’s Pay it Forward Thursday and it’s time to assist our fellow citizens and groups in the Crossroads.  However, since we’ve just celebrated our 3-year anniversary, we’re excited to announce that we’ve decided to change the program up beginning in January.

  • Sen. Cruz: ‘The Internet Should Be Free of Taxation, Censorship and Regulation’

    Commends FCC Chairman Pai for restoring freedom to the internet WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding the Federal Communication Commissions (FCC) vote to repeal net neutrality regulations: “Since its inception, the internet has been an oasis of freedom. It has not only been a haven for free speech but has served as a great equalizer when it comes to jobs and opportunity by dramatically reducing the barriers of ...
  • UHV Golf Announces Spring Schedule

    UHV golf has a busy spring planned.  

  • "I am profoundly sorry"

    VIDEO: Congressman Farenthold says "I am profoundly sorry"

    Congressman Blake Farenthold released a video statement on his campaign's Facebook page. The Congressman explains how his office atmosphere became too casual and that his inexperience as a congressman allowed it to continue. 

  • Congressman Farenthold Addresses Calls for Resignation

    Congressman Blake Farenthold is addressing his sexual harassment allegations and responding to representatives asking for his resignation.

  • Outstanding Arts & Sciences students overcome challenges and succeed

    A passionate University of Houston-Victoria professor of criminal justice opened Brittany Proctor’s eyes to the pitfalls of the criminal justice system, including problems with the rehabilitation services offered to those released from prison. Brittany Proctor “We’re basically letting people out just for them to come right back in, and we never really give them an opportunity to change course. My professor’s point really resonated with me,” said Proct...
  • City of Victoria schedule for Christmas holidays

    Extra Trash Pickup Scheduled for the Week after Christmas VICTORIA, TEXAS - All non-emergency City offices will be closed Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26 for the Christmas holidays. Trash Collection If your normal garbage collection falls on Christmas Day (Monday, Dec. 25), then your garbage will be collected on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017. Extra Trash Collection the week following Christmas The Solid Waste Dept. will accommodate customers with additional garbage fr...
  • First two groups of nursing students to graduate from new program

    Darlyn Sustaita is one of 10 University of Houston-Victoria nursing students who on Friday will graduate from the university’s new Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Darlyn Sustaita “Getting a degree from UHV has been a great experience,” Sustaita, director of clinical services at Gulf Bend Center. “It’s been exciting to be part of the pilot group for this program.” The nursing students will be part of a group of more than 490 students sch...
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    • Texas native wins for "My Boss's 12 Days of Christmas"

      Actress Texan Suzanna Brown’s film won Official Selection for Christian Family Film Festival. Suzanna Brown wrote, directed, and stars in the holiday film My Boss’s 12 Days of Christmas. Suzanna’s physical comedy chops make this a worthy Christmas watch. The holiday comedy is set to a comedic version of the song The 12 Days of Christmas. The movie opens on the first day of Christmas with Nancy, played by Suzanna Brown, wondering what her boss will give her thi...

    • Christmas comes early in Goliad

      "the heart that they have for these children in this community is just a blessing," says Trudia Preston, Mayor. The Gypsy Motorcycle Club was a blessing to about 15 children today at fenner square apartments.

    • Owl found during oil change

      A routine oil change in New Hampshire Friday left workers stunned. Mechanics at Pep Boys in Salem popped open the hood of a car and found a little owl sitting on the engine. An Eastern Screech owl with piercing green eyes stared back at them.  The crew decided to name the little fella - "Shazam". Police say they think the owl was seeking warmth or possibly chasing a mouse. Shazam seemed a bit inactive, so authorities transported the bird to a wildlife rehab in...

    • Toys for Tots moved to Sunday

      Due to the high probability of rain on Saturday evening, the toy distribution for all those who pre-registered has been changed to SUNDAY December 17th. Same time, 4 pm to 6 pm; same location: downtown at the Gazebo, De Leon Plaza.

    • Lawsuit filed against store that sold assault rifle in Sutherland Springs Mass Church Shooting

      (Reuters) The family of a woman and two children killed when a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church has sued the store that sold the assault rifle used in the deadliest mass murder in the state's history, lawyers said on Friday. The lawsuit filed this week in a state district court in San Antonio seeks at least $25 million from Academy Sports & Outdoors, accusing it of being negligent in allowing the sale of the Ruger AR-556 used to kill 26 people at Sutherland Springs Firs...

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      "the heart that they have for these children in this community is just a blessing," says Trudia Preston, Mayor. The Gypsy Motorcycle Club was a blessing to about 15 children today at fenner square apartments.

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      A routine oil change in New Hampshire Friday left workers stunned. Mechanics at Pep Boys in Salem popped open the hood of a car and found a little owl sitting on the engine. An Eastern Screech owl with piercing green eyes stared back at them.  The crew decided to name the little fella - "Shazam". Police say they think the owl was seeking warmth or possibly chasing a mouse. Shazam seemed a bit inactive, so authorities transported the bird to a wildlife rehab in...

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