Colder temperatures and the effects they have on local farmers
"It's not by choice. We'd like to have all our corn done and through before the first of March, but temperatures of just halted us for now," says Calhoun County Corn famer Jimmy Hays.
Early voting in Victoria County Friday
957 in person voters Friday
Remembering Deputy Dakota Moreno
A 25 News Now Extra takes a look at what Dakota's dad is doing to honor and remember his son, as well as his mission to save others.
February’s Military Hero
Navy Veteran Tom Vatter is your Military Hero for February 2022.
Hallettsville couple lose home in fire
Ed Petty says that he was days away from getting home owner's insurance before his home was lost to a fire.
Crossroads teen passes away
Elizabeth Drane, an Industrial High School junior, passed away Saturday morning.
‘Celebrating the Art of Black History’ event showcases local students’ artistic abilities
The event showcased student art as well as dance and song performances, and guest speakers to engage the youth.
10-year-old DJ Daniel sworn in as newest Victoria County Sheriff’s Deputy and Police Officer
DJ is battling terminal brain cancer and set out to be sworn in by as many lawn enforcement agencies as possible, so far he's been sworn in at approximately 250 agencies across Texas.
Astroworld Festival tragedy documentary to be released in April
Filmmaker Charlie Minn is set to release his documentary, 'Concert Crush: The Travis Scott Festival Tragedy', in April 2022.
Senate District 18 Representative Lois Kolkhorst to face Josh Tutt
In November, Senator Kolkhorst is up against one opponent, Josh Tutt.
Son Valley Ranch hosts its 18th annual Outdoor Family Expo
The Outdoor Family Expo had a variety of outdoor-related activities for families to come out and enjoy, all for free.
Riverside Church helps put on prom night for individuals with special needs
The prom night event, 'Night to Shine', had over 100 honored guests who all got to experience their own prom night.
Victoria County Republican Women host candidate forum
"It's just a really nice event to get to know your candidates, especially if you don't know who you align with it yet," says Yoast, President of the Victoria County Republican Women.
Calhoun County Republican Club hosts debate
The debate featured 22 candidates who will all be on the ballot for the upcoming Primary Election.
Texas Governor race sees crowded candidate pool
There are five candidates on the Democratic ballot and eight on the Republican ballot for the upcoming primary election.
Fire at Victoria Station Apartments
No one was injured in the fire and the Victoria Fire Department was able to quickly contain the fire.
LaSher’s Story, a 25 News Now Extra
Hear from LaSher Bartay, a Victoria native who found out that she had a rare heart defect while in surgery for breast cancer.
Red Cross on how to safely heat your home as colder weather moves in
Home fires occur more in the winter than in any other season, and heating equipment is involved in one of every six reported home fires, and one in every five home fire deaths.
Cuero man lying in road run over by 18-wheeler
A man who was lying in the highway was run over early Monday morning.
Victoria Regional Airport experiencing very few flight delays amid pandemic
The airport is introducing a new schedule in February but says they've avoided flight cancellations and delays.
House fire on Clay Street
The home was destroyed in the fire.
Fire near Fannin burns 2,000 acres
The fire has now been contained.
January’s Military Hero
Milton Shambo is your first Military Hero of 2022.
Some Goliad residents upset about local cemetery issues
Some Goliad residents claim that after land was purchased around the Stockton Cemetery that they've experienced some issues regarding the cemetery.
Victoria County Elections Office releases sample ballots for upcoming Joint Primary Election
The sample ballots allow voters to see what to expect when they head to the polls to vote in the upcoming Joint Primary Election.
TxDOT tips for driving in winter conditions
Texas Department of Transportation has a few tips for you to stay safe while driving this winter.
Victoria GOP meeting showcases candidates running in upcoming election
Tonight's meeting showcased a multitude of candidates.
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