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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Salvation Army of Victoria gives out 500 food boxes

Salvation Army has another food distribution next month

Salvation Army Of Victoria food distribution Friday

500 food boxes to be distributed

Food Bank Of The Golden Crescent food distributions rise

Large increase in October over November

Area places that have the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for youth 5-11 years old

List comes from Texas Department Of State Health Services

New COVID-19 cases go down in Victoria County, VISD

Cases went down in Victoria County by over 1,000 in a month

17 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

33 active cases in Victoria County

Victoria County Public Health Department COVID-19 booster shots

VCPHD administering Moderna booster shots

Military Hero For October

Our Military Hero for October is Albert Totah Sr.

Area river flood warnings

River flood warnings for Victoria and Calhoun Counties

Victoria County early voting numbers for Tuesday

Second day of early voting in Victoria County

Food Bank Of The Golden Crescent To Receive H.E.B. Donation

Part of H.E.B.'s Feast Of Sharing

Area River Flood Warnings

Warnings for Victoria, Calhoun, DeWitt and Goliad Counties

Area River Flood Warnings

Warning in Victoria, Calhoun and DeWitt Counties

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch does well on live auction

Ranch surpassed fundraising goal

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch with Allen Shamblin

This Grammy award-winning songwriter was first inspired to help the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch because his mother was raised in a children's home.

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch with Gary Morris

Gary Morris has performed at the Bluebonnet Youth Ranch celebrity concert for 12 years.

14 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Friday

Case numbers drop in VISD, Victoria County

15 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Thursday

190 active cases in Victoria County

Salvation Army of Victoria to host food distribution drive

Event will be in November

14 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Wednesday

230 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Military Hero-Adrian Ramirez

Ramirez became a U.S. Army sergeant at age 20

12 new COVID-19 cases in Victoria County Tuesday

235 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

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