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!

Articles

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.

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