Adam Seibel

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Adam Seibel is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He made his first appearance on the news at a young age when a local station got some b-roll of him, and his recently decimated home destroyed by a tornado. Adam got his start in journalism through his school’s yearbook club and later attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman where he studied broadcast journalism. 

When not on the job Adam enjoys anything outdoors, from fishing to riding his longboard. He also enjoys live music performances and is an avid Sooner football fan (he said he’ll be sure to leave the OU shirts at home if he visits Austin). Adam joined 25 News Now as a multi-skilled journalist in June 2021. If you see him around town feel free to say hi and get to know him!


Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14

Early voting for the upcoming Joint Primary Election will be February 14 to February 25 and the last day to register to vote is January 31.

Vietnam Veteran Memorial Pavilion now open in Patriot Park

The memorial pavilion is dedicated to Vietnam Veterans, with the project taking two and half years to complete and funding from local donors.

Edna woman saves bald eagle

Jessica Coleman, founder of Lumpy Lizard Reptile, Poultry, and Exotics Rescue saved an injured bald eagle in Edna.

January is human trafficking prevention and awareness month

"It's a horrible crime, I can't think of too many crimes that are worse than this. People need to be aware that it's out there and it is in our backyard,"

Update on the Structure fire at Nan Ya Plastics plant in Wharton

Multiple fire departments were on th scene fighting the structure fire

Scammers target sellers on Facebook Marketplace

Scammers attempt to trick sellers into thinking they're interested in buying an item but really are attempting to hijack user's phone numbers.

One hit in auto-pedestrian collision

A teen was involved in an auto-pedestrian collision Saturday afternoon on Navarro and was taken to a hospital for their injuries.

Latest COVID-19 surge leads to blood drive cancellations and potential loss of blood donations

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center needs 600 pints of blood donations a day to keep up with hospital demand and currently have a deficit of around 400 pints due to the shortage of blood donations.

40-year-old Francitas man dies in ATV accident

40-year-old Jonathan Abernathy was killed Saturday, January 1, 2022 in an ATV accident.

Victoria County Sheriff’s Office traffic stop leads to stolen vehicle and firearms

A VCSO traffic stop revealed the car was stolen as well as 11 rifles.

December’s Military Hero

J.R. Pena is this month's Military Hero

Remembering fatal hit and run victim Austin Reese

Austin's younger brother Zachary Reese, is hopeful the person who hit his brother comes forward

Angel Lucy Funeral Home donates nearly 3,000 toys to children in need

Funeral home director César Ornelas says that this toy drive will help around 1,000 children in the Crossroads

Authorities warn that some parking lot performers may be panhandling

Some parking lot performers who appear to be playing an instrument and ask for donations are actually acting like they're performing while a audio track plays behind them

Family of hit and run victim Danielle Urias seeking justice

No arrests have been made in the death of 33-year-old Danielle Urias

Old Landmark Committee hosts second annual toy and food donation drive

The event was a drive-thru which sent those who came by off with a bag of groceries, toys, and a BBQ sandwich

Meals on Wheels Victoria partners with H-E-B to deliver 1,000 meals to seniors in the Crossroads

"One of the things that we try to provide here at Meals on Wheels Victoria is more than a meal," says Jenn Putnam Communications and Development manager with Meals on Wheels.

Victoria Public Library to hold board meeting regarding books that have received complaints

The board meeting is scheduled for December 15 at 5 pm in the council chambers, located at 107 West Juan Linn Street

Port Lavaca Police Department annual toy drive, Blue Santa, still taking toy donations

This year Blue Santa is expected to bring gifts to nearly 70 children.

Marines Toys for Tots ‘Stuff the Truck’ at H-E-B

H-E-B Plus is hosting Stuff the Truck where toys can be donated all going towards Toys for Tots

United Way of the Crossroads hosting ‘Senior Giving Tree’ to make sure local senior citizens get gifts

"A lot of these seniors the only person they talk to is their delivery driver, so this may be the only gift they get this year," says Blucher, the United Way of the Crossroads community engagement coordinator

18th annual Tree of Angels ceremony pays tribute to those lost to violent crimes

The ceremony included a candlelight vigil and allowed everyone to place an angel on the Angel Tree

Ashley HomeStore donates 50 mattress sets to local children in need

The program, 'Hope to Dream', has donated over 600 mattresses to children in need since it started

19th annual Freeport to Port O’Connor Toy Run provides toys for children in need

They received $75,000 to $100,000 worth of donations per year

Family of murder victim Melvin Fabian speaks out

Robert Fabian, brother to Melvin Fabian who was murdered in 2019, says that no one will ever be able to replace his brother

Port Lavaca hosts its annual Festival of Lights Parade

The winners of the parade will be announced Saturday Dec. 4 at Port Lavaca's Merry on Maine

November’s Military Hero

Joseph Olive is this month's Military Hero

Trial for Christopher Varela now underway

Varela is on trial in connection to the murder of Victoria resident Melvin Louis Fabian

Victoria Salvation Army to start Christmas Kettle fundraiser Friday December 3

The Victoria Salvation Army got off to a late start this year due to needing more bell ringer volunteers

Toys for Tots now taking donations

The basic mission of the program is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas

Small Business Saturday in the Crossroads

"It keeps Victoria growing, when you shop local and small businesses," says Margo Goode owner of House of Beauty in Victoria

Residents rescue Blue Santa program at the Port Lavaca Police Department

Donations needed to bring Christmas gifts to children in Port Lavaca

Cuero’s Christmas in the Park now open to the public and with free admission

This years holiday lights in the park features over 250 displays

Victoria restaurant planning to give out 500 free Thanksgiving meals to those in need

Froggy's Grub and Pub is in their second year of the Thanksgiving meal event, serving those in need

Port Lavaca’s Depot Days feature local vendors and live music

Depot Days are on the third Saturday of every month, with new changes coming early next year to the event

Port Lavaca resident struggles to get home repaired after Hurricane Harvey

Linda Graham says she isn't satisfied with what that the Texas General Land Office offered her

One group wants to see LGBTQI books removed from Victoria Public Library

A former library board member says that removing the books would be an attack on the First Amendment

Victoria family still looking for justice after their catalytic converter is stolen

Laura Salazar says that months after the catalytic converter was stolen from the family car she's worried her case isn't going anywhere

UHV hosts Jaguar Day

The open house event is a day dedicated to prospective students and their families to tour the UHV campus and learn more about the university

Keep Victoria Beautiful Parkway neighborhood cleanup

Over 100 volunteers showed up to the neighborhood cleanup event