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Valerie Perez is originally from Dallas. She joined Newscenter25 in August of 2020. Ever since she was young, Valerie always loved reading, writing, storytelling, and photography. While obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Communications from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, she found a calling in broadcast journalism. After graduating, and then continuing onto graduate school, she gained experience in political coverage, local investigative reporting, and social media analytics. Through her reporting, Valerie enjoys getting to know her community, informing the public, and helping keep others safe. Reach out to her at with story ideas. And you can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @valerie-pereztv  


Local infusion center continues taking appointments

Keep Victoria Beautiful hosting another cleanup in April

Their next event is coming up in April

Riverside soccer complex officially opens to the public

UPDATE: City promises no dog or cat limit for animal ordinance

UPDATE: Officials awaiting autopsy results from mobile home fire, possible homicide

Victoria County Sheriff's Office are waiting for autopsy results

Next animal ordinance update is set for Oct. 5

One dead, other injured after shooting at a Victoria apartment

Resident of the apartments was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Keep Victoria beautiful needs volunteers

Help keep Victoria beautiful

SABP's shoreline cleanup event gets successful turnout

60 volunteers helped clean

Victoria teen competes in barbecue contest again

Competition lasts all weekend

Judge Travis Ernst's reelection for Victoria County Court at Law no. 1

Dan Gilliam announces Judge reelection plans for Victoria County Court at Law no. 2

"I’m very proud of the work we've done and I want to continue that work as well," says Gilliam

Cuero VFW finances essay competitions for local students

The upcoming deadline is on Thursday, Oct. 28

City leaders assure local residents their voice is being heard

A town hall meeting gives residents the opportunity to share their opinions on the animal ordinance

Victoria GOP meeting to feature Senator Kolkhorst

Here are the details

Point Comfort plastics company owes millions

Formosa Plastics Corporation violates Clean Air Act

Pam Health honors first responders with appreciation drive thru lunch

First Responders received appreciation lunch from Pam Health employees

Racist audio clip circulating among some students in the Cuero I.S.D.

School administrators addressing issue of racist audio clip circulating on social media in Cuero

Residents remained prepared for Hurricane Nicholas' landing

People living in beach houses in Port O'Connor have been preparing since Sunday, Sept. 12

Victoria County's District Court cancels upcoming jury session

Victoria County District Court summoned jury will not meet on Monday, Sept. 13, at 8:30 a.m. anymore

Former Army Colonel confirms it's important to remember 9/11

Former Army Colonel and Victoria native Dr. Leonard Lira says 9/11 is a time to remember the lives lost

Bloomington I.S.D. uses half a million dollar grant to help students catch up in a pandemic

Students in the Bloomington I.S.D. have opportunities to catch up on school work

Nissan of Victoria's Stuff the Truck overwhelmed with donations

People in the Crossroads provide donations for Hurricane Ida victims

Bloomington I.S.D. proposes issuing $1.1 million bond, without a tax increase

Early voting begins on Oct. 18

Victoria County political chairs weigh in on SB-1

Democratic Party Chair and Republican Party Chair share their beliefs on the bill

Nissan and Honda of Victoria to host Stuff the Truck

The dealerships are accepting donations for Hurricane Ida victims through Sept. 11

DeWitt County Sheriff's Office keeping jail clean with robots

Sheriff Carl Bowen and Captain Jerry Garza are satisfied with their investment to keep jail cells germ free

Former educator faces 22 count indictment on crimes involving children

Alvin Mumphord III indicted on sex abuse charges

City Council: Concerned pet owners speak out against proposed animal ordinance

Several concerned citizens spoke out against the proposed animal ordinance at the Special City Council meeting.

DeWitt announces headliners for Weekend in Old DeWitt festival

Organizers are preparing for a free, family-friendly event called Das Zwielichts Fest, also known as Weekend in Olde DeWitt

Potential changes to Victoria's animal ordinance concerns pet owners

One pet owner expresses strong concern over potential pet limits in Victoria.

Victoria City Council considers community's concerns on new animal ordinance

Residents can voice their concerns at the next City Council meeting

Area leaders create a Community Resource Center following Hurricane Harvey

Four years later and some families still seek help from the Victoria Long Term Recovery Group.

Cuero Church discovers 130 year old durable architectural roofing design

Grace Episcopal Church in Cuero is having its roofing redone for the first time in 130 years

Victoria County collects $1,250 in illegal dumping case

Illegal dumping is a major social issue in Victoria

Duane Crocker wins Victoria City Council seat in runoff election

Crocker defeated Chad Austin Hall for the seat

Victoria Pain & Rehabilitation Center offers space for COVID-19 testing

UMMC hospital of Houston is conducting the testing at no cost to patients

Lavaca County EMS provides Covid-19 update

Protocols continue to evolve throughout the pandemic

Cuero ISD assigns COVID-19 responding team to district campuses

As covid-19 cases keeps rising in Texas, Cuero ISD explains how they are handling this health challenge to keep everyone in the district safe.

TxDOT recommends drivers to be safe, drive smart for new school year

Many more kids are going to be walking and riding their bikes to school this month, here are some tips TxDOT offers for all drivers out on the road.