Don Brubaker

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Don Brubaker has been sports director at Newscenter 25 since August, 1984. This Houston native came to Victoria after four and a half years working in the sports department at KPRC-TV in Houston. Before graduating from the University of Houston Don also worked in the sports departments of the Houston Post and KPRC radio. While at KAVU, Don has won state awards for his sportscasting from the Texas Girls Coaches Association and by the Associated Press.

In 2010, Don received the sports award from the African-American Chamber Of Commerce of Victoria. In 2011, Don received state Sportswriter of the Year honors from TAPPS. In that same year Don and “Friday Football Fever” were featured in “Texas High School Football: More Than The Game”, a special exhibit at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin. In 2012, Don received the golf media excellence award from the Southern Texas PGA. Don and his wife, Cecilia, have two grandsons, Nick and Luke.

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44 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Monday.

249 active cases in Victoria County

National Night Out is Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021

Kick off celebration for National Night Out a success

25 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Thursday

344 active cases in Victoria County

Victoria County Jail continues taking Nueces County prison inmates

16-20 Nueces County inmates now in Victoria County Jail

Salvation Army Of Victoria hosts food distribution event

60 boxes of food were distributed

Salvation Army Of Victoria to host food distribution event

Event takes place Tuesday morning

Salvation Army of Victoria sent to help Nicholas victims

Victoria crew sent to Bay City

Area schools schedule changes affected by Nicholas Tuesday

Colleges and ISD's

Salvation Army Of Victoria prepares for Nicholas

Salvation Army shelter reopened at 8:00 a.m. Monday

Victoria I.S.D. updates COVID-19 rules

New rules effective immediately

119 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Wednesday

Victoria County to host vaccine clinic next week

Food Bank Of The Golden Crescent August distribution numbers

Numbers down slightly from July

50 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Friday

775 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament canceled

Second straight year the tournament has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Huge rise in COVID-19 new cases in Victoria County in August

Over 1,300 more than in July

Military Hero For August

Lydia Polanco served with the U.S. Army in Iraq

135 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

686 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Victoria City Council District 3 Runoff early voting Friday

1,245 votes total in early voting

61 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Friday

642 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Twenty Nueces County Jail inmates transferred to Victoria County

Here are the details

St. Joseph High School starts school year with no mask mandate

No virtual learning will be offered at this time

Food Bank Of The Golden Crescent increases its distribution

July numbers up from last year

Victoria County early voting numbers for Friday

City Council District Three runoff

63 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Friday

534 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Victoria next Tuesday

Performance Foodservices to host clinic

More median work on Navarro coming Monday

The work will be near Zac Lentz Parkway

Cuero Back To School backpack drive Saturday

Drive through back pack event at Cuero City Park.

Victoria City Council early voting Thursday

522 early votes through two days

49 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Thursday

505 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

90 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Tuesday

Over 10,000 Victoria County COVID-19 cases

107 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Monday

Over 9,900 cases total in Victoria County

Victoria County Jail soon to receive Nueces County Jail inmates

VSCO expects transfer of 20 inmates in next couple of weeks

Huge one-month rise in new COVID-19 Victoria County cases

335 new case rise from June to July

30 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Tuesday

228 active cases in Victoria County

More work being done on Navarro

DPS doing night work on Navarro

COVID-19 vaccine information event Wednesday in Victoria

Event will be at Walmart Supercenter on Navarro

74 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Monday

Over 9600 total cases in Victoria County

24 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Friday

Victoria County Public Health Department hosting vaccine clinic August 5

Special VISD Board meeting called

VISD Board will meet next Tuesday

Early voting rules for Victoria City Council District 3 runoff

Early in-person voting starts August 4