Coronavirus

Changes on operation of County Clerk's Office due to COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- The following is a public notice sent to Newscenter 25/ Crossroads Today from the Victoria County Clerk's Office: "Based upon the ongoing and growing concerns regarding Coronavirus – COVID-19, the Victoria County Clerk’s Office is implementing a Continuity…

UHV postpones spring commencement

VICTORIA, Texas- In response to concerns about COVID-19, the University of Houston-Victoria is postponing its May 16 spring commencement ceremonies. “Commencement is too important to be canceled, but we do need to postpone our ceremonies to ensure that our students…

Victoria Public Library Offering Drive-Thru Services

Call ahead and let the staff know what you're looking for!

  The Victoria Public Library wants to keep you entertained during this pandemic, and although most indoor facilities are closing up shop... they still want your business, but through a drive-thru! They…

Confirmed COVID-19 case exposure locations identified in Victoria County

Confirmed COVID-19 case exposure locations identified in Victoria County

VICTORIA, TX - ​​Victoria County is reporting the first 3 cases of COVID-19. These individuals are experiencing mild symptoms and are isolating at home at this time.  The Victoria County Public Health Department is identifying any close contacts of the…

Olympic hopeful Zane Grothe discusses Tokyo postponement

Swimmer was training for his fourth Olympic trials

VICTORIA, Texas -- With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics officially postponed, athletes around the world have weighed in on the International Olympic Committee's decision to push the event to…

Skype calls are allowed at Twin Pines Nursing Home

Using technology to keep families connected

VICTORIA, Texas-- The goal for Twin Pines Nursing Home is to keep its clients safe. When the outbreak of COVID-19 occurred they started using Skype for visitation.…

Financial security amid COVID-19 pandemic

VICTORIA, Texas- Without a doubt, the Coronavirus pandemic has affected our daily lives and how we spend money as many face an uncertain future. Consumers cautions are reflected heavily on our…

President Trump approves Texas Disaster Declaration

Gives State access to federal funding

WASHINGTON- Wednesday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Texas and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning…

HHS awards $5,897,008 to Texas to boost their COVID-19 response

Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $5,897,008 to 72 health centers in Texas stemming from the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020.  Health center recipients…

Governor Abbott authorizes restaurants to sell bulk to the public

Restaurants will be allowed to sell products from supply chain distributors directly

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to issue guidance allowing restaurants to sell bulk retail products from restaurant supply chain distributors directly to consumers provided that such foods are in their…

Local boxers impacted by cancellations

State Golden Gloves in Fort Worth canceled amid pandemic

VICTORIA, Texas -- Like athletes throughout the world, local boxers have had to regroup following schedule cancellations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. State Golden Gloves, set to begin Tuesday in Fort Worth, were cancelled earlier this month as a precautionary measure…

BREAKING: DeWitt County reports second case of COVID-19

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas-DeWitt County is reporting its second case of COVID-19 in a county resident. The person is a resident of Yoakum. The investigation as to the probable origin of exposure is currently ongoing. State health officials will not confirm…

BREAKING: 3 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- Two Victoria County female residents in their 20's and one male resident in his 30's have tested positive for COVID-19. All three are currently in self isolation in their homes and are being monitored by the Victoria County…

The specimen collection site will be a drive- through

Open Tuesdays and Fridays

  This article was updated on Wednesday, March 25th to include new information about the specimen collection site's days and hours of operation. VICTORIA,Texas--The mobile specimen collection site which will take place…

Victoria County closes courthouse to public

VICTORIA, Texas- The State gives county leaders a lot of control over decision making related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuesday's commissioners court meeting focused on the work to keep Victoria…