Author: Jennifer Flores

Local law officials made a tough call

Bull was put down due to severe injuries

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, Sept. 25, 25 News Now received a news tip with a photo of a bull laying off of John Stockbauer Drive. At the time of receiving the photo, our team was unaware of the circumstances…

VCSO announces the death of a senior deputy

Here are the funeral arrangements

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Sept. 24, Sheriff Justin Marr announced the death of Senior Deputy Phillip Barron. Sheriff Justin Marr released the following statement: "It is with…

Drive-by shooting leaves one person injured

Shooting occurred just southwest of Will Rogers Park

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting. It happened last night in the 2300 block of North Levi just southwest of Will Rogers Park. According to authorities, someone fired at a vehicle. One person inside the…

VC graduate enjoys helping save lives as respiratory therapist

Allen King shares his passion and experiences throughout his journey of being a respiratory therapist

VICTORIA, Texas - Allen King, Victoria College graduate, finds satisfaction in helping save lives as a respiratory therapist. King knew he was in the right place on his first day in VC's Respiratory Care Program. “Our professor, Chris Kallus, drew…

Retired Alcoa millwright enjoys teaching trade to VC students

VC offers five levels of millwrights courses

VICTORIA, Texas - Ismael Rodriguez, a retired Alcoa millwright, enjoys teaching trade to Victoria College students. Rodriguez was posed a familiar question during his five years as a millwright instructor for VC. “There are some who come to this class…

V.I.S.D. at risk of losing Title 1, Part A designations

The 2022-23 school year is at risk of losing the school-wide assistance

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. campuses are at risk of losing school-wide Title 1, Part A designations for the 2022-23 school year. V.I.S.D. needs parents and guardians to complete the Household Income Survey or the Free/Reduced Lunch Application in order…

Driscoll pharmacist appointed Congressional Captain

Congressman Michael Cloud joined Jennifer Witte, PharmD, to discuss cystic fibrosis

TEXAS - Jennifer Witte, PharmD, is a dedicated cystic fibrosis clinical pharmacist for the Driscoll Children's Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Center. Witte is certified by the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) in antimicrobial stewardship. Recently, Witte was appointed the Congressional…

Approximately eight people remain at large after attempted vehicle stop

Refugio County Sheriff's Office reminds the community to remain cautious

REFUGIO, Texas - Approximately eight people remain at large after an attempted vehicle stop. On Saturday, Sept. 25, DPS Troopers tried to stop a vehicle on U.S. Highway 77. According to the Refugio County Sheriff's Office, the vehicle made an…

VC marks completion of industrial trades facility's renovations

Victoria College celebrated completion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Bland Proctor, president of Victoria College’s Board of Trustees, and Jennifer Kent, VC president, cut the ribbon during a ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the completed renovations of VC’s William Wood Building. Standing next to Kent is…

Crossroads Football Live: Week 5 game, scores

Here are the updated scores for the games in the Crossroads' area

VICTORIA, Texas - Crossroads Football Live week 5 updates and scores: Here is a look at the teams from Week 5 of South Texas high school football games we followed on Crossroads Football Live. Crossroads Football Live Scores: Schulenburg vs. Hallettsville:…

Governor Abbott signs Senate Bill 4 into law

The Governor delivers keynote address at Texas Values Police Forum

AUSTIN, Texas - On Friday, Sept. 24, Governor Greg Abbott delivered the keynote address at Texas Values' Faith,…

BREAKING NEWS: Update on shooting at local residence

All leads are being pursued at this time in this ongoing investigation

VICTORIA, Texas - On Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 at approximately 6:54 p.m., Victoria Police Department officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of E. Airline Road in reference to a shots-fired call. When officers arrived, two men were…

Major crash on Navarro and Crestwood

Avoid area due to traffic backed up

VICTORIA, Texas - Friday afternoon emergency workers responded to a major crash at Navarro and Crestwood in Victoria. The wreck caused traffic to back up.…

Governor Abbott speaks on State Bar's threatened intrusion

Upon executive branch authority

AUSTIN – On Friday, Sept. 24, Governor Greg Abbott released a statement on allegations by the Texas Attorney General. The allegations were against the State Bar of Texas, an unelected body within the judicial branch. The State Bar is accused…

Inmate visitation suspended for 30 days

Texas Commission on Jail Standards approves Victoria County Jail inmate visitation suspension

VICTORIA, Texas - According to the Victoria County Sheriff's Office, the Victoria County Jail will be suspending inmate visitation for 30 days, The Texas Commission on Jail Standards approved this suspension, which will begin on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. According…

New Ventura's Mexican Restaurant location comes to Victoria

Expansion of new dining location

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Sept. 21, Ventura's Mexican Restaurant held a groundbreaking for the new expansion. Ventura's Tamales will be expanding into a new location adjacent to Detar North Hospital. The new location will be rebranded as Ventura's Mexican…

Governor Abbott signs anti-smuggling legislation into law

The Governor meets with McAllen city officials

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Abbott signs anti-smuggling legislation into law. On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Governor Greg Abbott met with McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos and other city officials. They met to discuss McAllen and the entire Rio Grande Valley's ever-growing economic…

Victoria East vs. Victoria West: MVP Challenge Award

The cross-town rivalry is set for Friday, Oct. 1 at Memorial Stadium

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria I.S.D. Education Foundation announced the 11th annual MVP Challenge Award, sponsored by Mrs. and Dr. Sanjeev Bhatia, owner of Crossroads Health Center. On Friday, Oct. 1, Victoria East High School will compete against Victoria West…

Two Victoria residents arrested following search warrant

Methamphetamine, Heroin and Cocaine were found during search

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the early morning hours, the Crossroads HIDTA Taskforce executed a search warrant at a hotel room located at 3901 Houston Highway in Victoria. The search warrant was a part of an…