Author: Bria Woods

Food Bank of the Golden Crescent receives $3K donation from EOG Resources

EOG Resources and employees donate more than $822,000 to local food banks and pantries

VICTORIA, Texas- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people throughout the country are struggling to put food on their table. To show its support and commitment to the communities where it operates, EOG Resources and its employees have…

Lavaca County OEM reports 6 new cases of COVID-19

18 verified active cases in the county

LACAVA COUNTY, Texas- Lavaca County Emergency Management is reporting 6 new DSHS Region 8 CONFIRMED cases of COVID-19. Sorted by zipcode and not necessarily in city limits, there…

Welder Center offering free Summer Family Movie Series

A total of five showings scheduled for the month of July

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts is offering five family-friendly movies in its free Summer Family Movie Series beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. The other showings are scheduled for Saturday, July…

TxDOT provides update on the Navarro median project

VICTORIA, Texas- A press release from Teas Department of Transportation provides an update on the Navarro media project. The Contractor has been working on Rio Grande installing sidewalks and curb ramps at the northern corners of Hospital Dr. and Palm…

DeWitt County reports 21 new cases of COVID-19

48 individuals are isolating at home

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 21 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Fifteen live in the Cuero zip code. Three live in the…

Lavaca County OEM reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

28 active cases reported county-wide

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas- Lavaca County Emergency Management is reporting 5 new DSHS Region 8 CONFIRMED cases of Covid-19. Sorted by zip code and not necessarily in city limits, there are 2…

DeWitt County reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths

40 current active cases

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 14 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Four live in the Cuero zip code. Five live in the…

Victoria Main Street Program places banners downtown

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Main Street Program last week finished placing 42 red, white and blue banners downtown that feature the program’s logo and add a splash of color to the historic district. “We wanted to create an atmosphere of…

VPD Auto Crimes TaskForce to cease vehicle inspections until further notice

Will resume after COVID-19 spike subsides

VICTORIA, Texas- A statement from the Victoria Police Department announces that due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Victoria, the Victoria Police Department Auto Crimes Task Force will not be conducting vehicle inspections (VTR-68A) after July 7, 2020.…

206 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

44 newly recovered individuals

VICTORIA, Texas- As of 5 p.m. Thursday, there are 206 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County, and 44 newly recovered individuals according to the Victoria County Department…

DeWitt County reports 26 new cases of COVID-19

A total of 96 cases

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 26 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Eleven live in the Cuero zip code. Eight live in the…

Two more employees and four students at VC test positive for COVID-19

All seven infected individuals are in self-isolation

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College confirms in a statement released July 2st, that additional employees and four students have tested positive for COVID-19. Three Victoria Police Department employees and one Victoria Fire Department employee are recovering at home after testing positive…

Mayor amends order, exempts specific groups from wearing facial coverings

Exceptions for facial coverings made for certain groups

VICTORIA, Texas- City of Victoria Mayor Rawley McCoy signed an executive order Wednesday, July 1, outlining exceptions to his June 25 order on facial coverings. The new order states that the following people are exempt from the requirement to wear…

Latest VPD crime report warns of increase in car burglaries

Burglaries reported 4 of out 6 months of 2020

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria Police Crime Analyst, Erin Gabrysch, has made a map showing where burglaries of a motor vehicle have been occurring frequently. The report states that there have been 36 Buglary of Motor Vehicles in June so far. Fourteen…

WATCH LIVE: Newscenter 25 interviews Gov. Abbott

You can also tune in to Ch. 25 on ABC

VICTORIA, Texas- Newscetner 25's Don Brubaker will interview Gov. Greg Abbott about updates regarding the State's response to COVID-19. Thank you to everyone who sent in questions to our email or on social media. We will ask as many as…

BREAKING: Halepaska's Bakery to become Sweet Fountainz Bakery

Local family bought the old Halepaska's Bakery

VICTORIA, Texas- A Victoria family by the name of Fuentez have bought the former Halepaska's Bakery which closed permanently in May of this year. Tina Hinojosa-Funetez posted Tuesday on Facebook, "Well I hope you guys are ready Sweet Fountainz Bakery…

Newscenter 25 to interview Gov. Abbott live at 6 p.m.

You can also watch live on our website

VICTORIA, Texas- The live press conference that was originally scheduled for Tuesday at 5pm has been rescheduled for Wednesday at 6 p.m. Newscenter 25's Don Brubaker will interview Governor Greg Abbott in a private interview Wednesday at 6 p.m. Newscenter…

23-year-old Victoria man arrested on federal child porn charges

Arrest follows joint investigation with The Gulf Coast Violent Offender Fugitive Task Force

VICTORIA, Texas- A 23-year-old Victoria man, Matthew Kasper, was arrested on federal child pornography charges following a joint investigation by the Victoria Police Department and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)- Victoria Division. Earlier this year, Victoria Police Department (VPD) investigators received…