Author: Jennifer Flores

City to switch back to chloramines for water disinfection

Dialysis patients, aquarium owners should plan accordingly

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria will switch back to chloramines for water disinfection starting Friday, July 1. Most resident will not notice a difference, though. The City used chlorine for disinfection during the month of June. This temporary…

HALO-Flight debuts hangar with ribbon cutting in Beeville

HALO-Flight established the Beeville mission ready base

  BEEVILLE, Texas – On Thursday, June 23, South Texas' nonprofit air ambulance service, HALO-Flight, debuted a hangar in Beeville, Texas with a ribbon cutting. In September 2015, HALO-Flight established the Beeville mission ready base. The flight crews have…

WATCH NOW: Jan. 6 House committee's fifth hearing

The hearing will focus on former President Donald Trump's pressure on the Department of Justice

On Thursday, the House select committee will continue its investigation on the Jan. 6 Attack with its fifth hearing. The hearing will focus on former President Donald Trumps' pressure on the Department of Justice to help him overturn the 2022…

36-year-old arrested on multiple charges after evading arrest

Michael Lara had outstanding warrants

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Police Department officers arrest Michael Lara on multiple charges. On Wednesday, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Victoria Police Department officers discovered Lara sitting outside of a residence in the 2100 block of N. Ben Jordan Street. Lara,…

Mid-Coast Family Services thrift store to host grand opening for new location

The thrift store supports victims of domestic violence, homelessness, more

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, June 23, Mid-Coast Family Treasures will hold a ribbon-cutting for their grand opening at their new location on Navarro St. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m. Mid-Coast Family Services, a South Texas…

Lavaca County is now under Disaster Declaration

You can read the full declaration at co.lavaca.tx.us

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Beginning on Wednesday, June 22, Lavaca County will be under a Disaster Declaration. Lavaca County Judge Mark Myers issued a Disaster Declaration, detailing the extreme drought conditions. He also prohibited the sale or use of certain…

City seeks contractor for Riverside Park duck pond repairs

The foundation of the duck pond is damaged partly due to Hurricane Harvey

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria is seeking a contractor to restore the Riverside Park duck pond. The duck pond has been closed since 2018 due to sidewalk damage. Hurricane Harvey contributed to some of the damages on the…

Local high-speed chase results in a felony arrest

This is a developing story

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, at approximately 8:25 a.m., local law enforcement arrested a subject following a felony stop. According to the Victoria Police Department, the Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force stopped the subject who had felony warrants. The…

VCSO celebrates Administration Captain Patrick Aitchison's retirement

Aitchison will begin a new journey with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, the Victoria County Sheriff's Office celebrated the retirement of Administration Captain Patrick Aitchison. The VCSO family hosted a luncheon at the Sky Restaurant to celebrate Aitchison, who started his career in law enforcement with…

FUGITIVE FRIDAY: Victoria Crime Stoppers search for Lauren Gaskin

You can submit a tip by calling Victoria Crime Stoppers at 361-572-4200

Updated June 21, 2022 VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Crime Stoppers continues to seek information on the location of Lauren Gaskin. Gaskin, 33, has an outstanding warrant for a Probation Violation, with an original offense of Robbery. Officials issued a warrant…

Cuero band member selected for Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps tour

You can donate to help support Christian Burdick on his tour throughout the U.S.

CUERO, Texas - Christian Burdick, of Cuero, received a text message on Tuesday night that changed his summer plans for the better. Burdick was at work when he received a text message notifying him of his selection to tour…

Woman with Felony Warrant out of Victoria County arrested

Jamie Montalvo had a warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

VICTORIA, Texas - Harris County deputies arrested a woman who had a felony warrant out of Victoria County. On June 8, deputies with Harris County Constable Precinct 4 Mark Herman's Office responded to the the 5400 block of FM 2920…

Seguin police locate dead man at boat ramp

51-year-old man suffers multiple injuries to his head

SEGUIN, Texas - On Saturday, June 11, at approximately 5:50 a.m., Seguin Police Department officers dispatched to a death investigation at the boat ramp located at 2800 IH 10 W. When officers arrived, they discovered a Hispanic male with multiple injuries…

Part of Crestwood Drive to close for paving operations

The closure will begin at 4 a.m. on Friday through noon

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, June 17, Crestwood Drive will close between Navarro Street and Holly Street  from 4 a.m. to noon, weather permitting.  This area will undergo paving operations. All businesses and homes in the construction area will remain…

'Texas is committed to keeping firearms out of the hands of dangerous people'

Governor Abbott urges TDCAA to increase lie-and-try prosecutions to protect Texas communities

AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter urging Texas District & County Attorneys Association (TDCAA) Executive Director Robert Kepple. The letter highlighted the lie-and-try law as a new tool for Texas prosecutors. It also discussed providing…

V.I.S.D. 4-H program receives extracurricular status

Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees granted the program eligibility at the June 6 board meeting

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees granted the V.I.S.D. 4-H program extracurricular status at the June 6 board meeting. Paige Melton, County Extension Agent for 4-H and Youth Development, requested the board's approval to recognize the organization. She…

Sea turtles hatch on Magnolia Beach, a first in modern times

About 45 Kemp's ridley eggs hatched on Monday morning

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - On Monday morning, a conservation success hatched on the shores of the Magnolia Beach in Calhoun County. Observers discovered a sea turtle nest containing approximately 45 hatching Kemp's ridley eggs. The turtles successfully made their…

Here is a look at average gas prices in the State and nationally

Victoria County currently has the lowest average gas price in the Crossroads region

TEXAS - AAA reports the average gas price in Texas is now $4.66 a gallon. In the Crossroads, Victoria County has the lowest average gas price in the six-county region at $4.50 a gallon. That is down a penny from…