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Texas law protects political sign placement

The Texas Election Code protects sign placement at voting centers.

VICTORIA, Texas -- Even though the County Judge has received complaints about the signs placed at the Pattie Dotson Health Center, this location is technically allowed to have signs. Current…

First responders honored at Field of Honor Ceremony

Many first responders were given awards for their service this year.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, first responders received awards for their service, great work, and achievements this year. While the pandemic has caused many changes to our everyday lives, local first responders have taken on these challenges by putting the…

Four new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

There are 74 active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Health Department reported four new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 Saturday. As of 5:45 pm today, there are: 4 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 74 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria…

A word from Victoria I.S.D. Superintendent Quintin Shepherd

Closing thoughts: Playing to win with student learning

The following is an article provided by Superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. Since this week is our East vs. West volleyball and football games, I thought I would channel my inner football coach to start this post. Any…

Week 9: Games scores, predictions

East Titans and West Warriors battle it out for the Boot

VICTORIA, Texas -- Tonight is the huge match up between two local schools Victoria East and Victoria West. The East Titans have won the book in the last two seasons…

CNN Five Things to Know for October 23, 2020

5 things to read before you go today

5 things to know for October 23: Debate, election, coronavirus, immigration, Poland By AJ Willingham, CNN Updated 6:08 AM ET, Fri October 23, 2020 1. Debate The second and final presidential debate was far less chaotic than the first. Maybe…

2nd Annual Rummage Sale

The Billy T. Cattan Recovery Outreach Center is hosting their annual rummage sale.

VICTORIA, Texas - If you would like to support the Outreach Center, they are having an annual sale. It is scheduled for Friday, October 23rd, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm, at 802 East Crestwood Drive. They were founded in November…

Victoria County OEM reports 10 new cases of COVID-19

72 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 and five newly recovered individuals. As of 6:15 pm Thursday, there are: 10 new, confirmed cases…

Mexico to fulfill water delivery obligations to Texas under 1944 Water Treaty

Treaty requires Mexico to deliver water to Rio Grande communities in five-year cycles

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Mexico will fulfill its obligations to Texas under the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande (1944 Water Treaty), which was signed February 3, 1944. The…

Texas DSHS secured nearly 3 million flu vaccines for Texas children, adults

Doses secured for the Texas Vaccines for Children Program and the new Adult Influenza Vaccine Initiative

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has secured 2.8 million doses of flu vaccine for the Texas Vaccines for Children Program and the new Adult Influenza Vaccine Initiative. These programs…

Governor Abbott surges additional COVID-19 Resources to El Paso

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) are surging additional medical personnel and equipment to the El Paso region to assist with the…

Victoria ISD awarded $125K grant for Blended Learning Planning at two schools

The blended learning model opening to students in the 2022-2023 school year

VICTORIA, Texas – The Victoria Independent School District announced Thursday that they have received a $125,000 Blended Learning Planning Grant. The district said that this grant will create "Math Innovation Zones" at Hopkins Elementary School and Patti Welder Middle School. The…

DeWitt County OEM reports six new cases of COVID-19

A total of 1,013 cases have been diagnosed in DeWitt County since March

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- The DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management reported changes since the October 19 update. They report six new cases and six recoveries. Three of the new cases are in the Cuero zip code. Two are in the…

CNN Five Things You Need to Know for October 22, 2020

5 things to read before you go today

5 things to know for October 22: Election, Covid-19, SCOTUS, protests, Oxycontin By AJ Willingham, CNN Updated 5:59 AM ET, Thu October 22, 202 1. Election 2020 Both Iran and Russia have tried to interfere in the presidential election, according…

State senator invites experts to answer COVID-19 questions

They took questions focused on vaccine implementation and education.

VICTORIA, Texas - Democrat Texas State Senator Judith Zaffirini, District 21, hosted a discussion featuring state leadership officials and medical experts answering questions about COVID-19. They took…

Top Local Texas Headlines

Local Texas headlines you need to know.

HOUSTON, Texas - On Tuesday, a Houston police officer died, after responding to a domestic incident. Sergeant Harold Preston arrived at the apartment complex, later shot more than once in the head. The 41 year old department veteran was preparing…

Study: COVID-19 spreading in Nursing Homes

Researchers find out the coronavirus is spreading asymptomatically in Nursing Homes.

VICTORIA, Texas -  A new study from Brown University finds COVID-19 is spreading asymptomatically in nursing homes. Their findings analyzed over 5,000 cases from 20 U.S. states. The cases were described as: 40% asymptomatic 20% pre-symptomatic 40% showed symptoms Scientists…