Author: Bria Woods

Victoria ISD announces changes to meal distribution service for remote students

New schedule begins Monday November 30

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Independent School District announced Wednesday that the district's meal distribution service for remote students will be changing. In a statement sent to Crossroads Today, Shawna Currie, the Communications Director for VISD, explained that beginning Monday, November…

Keep Victoria Beautiful seeks volunteers for beautification event

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria announced Wednesday that Keep Victoria Beautiful is seeking volunteers to help with the organization’s first community-led beautification event. This is the first beautification event since its revival and integration with the City earlier this…

45 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

20 newly recovered individuals reported

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reports 45 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday evening. As of 9:00 pm Tuesday, there are: 45 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in…

University of Houston-Victoria postpones 2020 commencement ceremonies

Students will be notified with updates

VICTORIA, Texas- The University of Houston-Victoria announced Tuesday in a statement n their website that they are planning to postpone their fall 2020 commencement ceremonies, due to the uptick in COIVD-19 cases in Texas. UHV said the ceremonies that were…

Governor Abbott confirms COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

Health care workers first in line

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced Monday the guiding principles for Texas' COVID-19 vaccine allocation process, which will serve as a foundation for the state's initial distribution for COVID-19 vaccines expected as…

65 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

36 newly recovered individuals reported by Victoria OEM

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reports 65 new cases of COVID-19 Monday evening and 36 newly recovered individuals. As of 5:00 pm Monday, there are: 65 new,…

DeWitt County Judge imposes burn ban order in effect through February

Burn ban is effective immediately

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- The DeWitt County Judge, Daryl Fowler wrote a burn ban order effective immediately on Monday, November 24, 2020. The burn ban prohibits anyone from igniting any fires outside of an enclosure that can contain all flames or…

41 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

262 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reports 41 new cases of COVID-19  and 262 current active cases in Victoria County. As of 6:00 pm Friday, there are: 41 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 262…

19 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Thursday

261 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management report 19 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday evening, and 261 active cases. As of 6:00 pm Thursday, there are: 19 new, confirmed…

Victoria OEM reports another COVID-19-related death

The OEM also reports 28 newly recovered individuals

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department reports another COVID-19-related death in Victoria County. The patient, a 60-year-old man from Victoria County, had been hospitalized in Victoria. To respect and…

City of Victoria requiring residents to conserve water

Victoria is now entering Stage II of its drought contingency plan

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria has initiated Stage II of its drought contingency plan this week and is requiring residents to take steps to conserve water. In a statement sent to Crossroads Today, the City explained that its drought…

Victoria ISD Bond Planning Task Force seeks community input

Feedback can be shared virtually through the end of the month

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria Independent School District announced Tuesday the Bond Planning Task Force is seeking community input in deciding the best way forward for the district regarding a potential bond. The Bond Planning Task Force was established in 2019 as…

Victoria County OEM reports 35 new cases of COVID-19

27 newly recovered individuals reported

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reports 35 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday evening and 27 newly recovered individuals. As of 6:30 pm today, there are: 35 new,…

Crestwood Drive to be partially closed Wednesday for construction

The construction is part of the $4 million Crestwood Drive reconstruction project

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria announced Tuesday afternoon that part of Crestwood Drive will be closed for construction on Wednesday, November 18. The closure is between Ben Jordan and Halsey Streets from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. weather permitting.…