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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Robstown COVID-19 mega-vaccination continues Saturday

2,500 more vaccines will be administered on a first come basis Saturday, city officials announced

More COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Corpus Christi

Drive-thru vaccination clinics in Robstown Friday and Saturday

Victoria County starts new COVID-19 vaccination notification system

More local COVID-19 vaccination information coming

Dade Phelan elected Texas House Speaker

Phelan is the 76th Texas House Speaker

Governor Abbott gives update on COVID-19 vaccines

Governor says problems are being worked out in Texas

Big changes to Port Of Port Lavaca

Port expansion planned

Salvation Army of Victoria to host Angel Tree toy distribution

76 local families have signed up for Angel Tree donations

Salvation Army of Victoria to host food distribution

Distribution is Thursday morning

41 new Victoria County COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

41 new COVID-19 Victoria County cases Thursday

Congressman Cloud Votes Against Continuing Resolution

Resolution would keep government running

KAVU newscaster speaks at Victoria Northside Rotary Club

Don Brubaker talks about his long career in Victoria

Salvation Army Thanksgiving dinner changes

This year's Salvation Army Thanksgiving dinner in Victoria will be a drive-thru event.

More adoptive parents needed in Victoria

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

1,796 Victoria County early voters Friday

29,279 Victoria County total votes cast

1,114 early voters in Victoria County Thursday

27,427 total early votes cast in Victoria County

11 new COVID-19 Victoria County cases Thursday

4,311 total cases in Victoria County

1,061 new in-person Victoria County voters Wednesday

26,276 total Victoria County votes cast

1,136 early in-person Victoria County voters Tuesday

25,161 total Victoria County votes cast

12 new Victoria County COVID-19 cases

62 current active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Victoria County adds 1,230 early voters Monday

23,955 votes cast in Victoria County so far

Victoria County has nine new COVID-19 cases

Over 4,200 total Victoria County cases

1,752 early Victoria County voters Friday

19,914 Victoria County overall early voters

Six new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

73 active cases in Victoria County

1,273 early voters in Victoria County Thursday

Over 14,000 early voters in Victoria County this month

Six new Victoria County COVID-19 cases reported

72 active COVID-19 cases in the county

Victoria County early voting numbers 10-21

1,405 early voters in Victoria County Wednesday

Six new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Victoria County COVID-19 numbers 10-20

Victoria County early voting numbers 10-20

Over 15,000 early voters in Victoria County

COVID-19 rapid blood testing available

Free COVID-19 testing will be available at the Victoria Community Center on October 21st, 22nd, and 29th.

Victoria County early voting numbers 10-19

Over 1700 voted early on Monday

Salvation Army makes Christmas Kettle changes

Kettle sponsorships are now available locally

1974 Cuero football team gets major honor

Gobblers make special all-time state list