Coronavirus

Community Closings related to COVID-19/Coronavirus

This is a running list that will be updated in real time

Below is a list of closings and rescheduled events that community members submitted to Newscenter 25/Crossroads Today. Please call ahead to confirm that your event has been canceled or rescheduled. If you have an event to cancel or postpone, please…

St. Joseph High School extends spring break by one week

VICTORIA, Texas- The President of St. Joseph High School, John Gilley, announced in a statement to parents and students that their spring break will be extended by an extra week in response to the recent events dealing with the COVID-19…

Texas Mile to be rescheduled from original late March date

Decision made in honor of social distancing

VICTORIA, Texas- Joining the growing list of local events being cancelled or rescheduled is the Texas Mile event originally scheduled for March 27th-29th. The decision follows a virtual meeting the Texas mile team held with other Victoria officials, including County…

UHV Spring Sports Season Ends For 2020

NAIA Cancels Spring Sports For This Season

The University of Houston-Victoria spring 2020 athletic season came to an end on Monday when the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced it was canceling the spring 2020 sports season effective immediately due to COVID-19.

Matagorda County monitors potential COVID-19 case

Patient still under investigation

MATAGORDA COUNTY, Texas-Matagorda County Emergency Operation Center continues to monitor the situation with the presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Matagorda County. Texas Department of State Health Services has started an investigation into the patients’ past. At this time, “this…

Emergency Operations Center taking temperature checks

VICTORIA, Texas- Starting Monday, everyone who comes into the Emergency Operations Center will need to have their temperature checked. The screeners will be located at the main entrance when you come in. The information in this article was sent in…

DeWitt County issues Local Disaster Declaration COVID-19

Still no need to panic

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- DeWitt County Judge Fowler has issued a local disaster declaration on Friday, March 13, 2020, according to a statement released by the DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management.  The reason for this was to be able to…

COVID-19 Sunday briefing

VICTORIA,Texas--On Sunday afternoon Victoria county leaders met again at the office of emergency operations for their daily briefing. The area leaders emphasized on staying home if you feel any flu like symptoms to…

Victoria County COVID-19

  VICTORIA,Texas--Area leaders met at the office of Emergency Management on Friday afternoon, they say they have been on top of the COVID-19 scare for about a month. "COVID-19 is the a…

COVID-19 patient from Yoakum visited 2 restaurants

YOAKUM, Texas - City of Yoakum Office of Emergency Management in conjunction with Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management and DeWitt County Office of Emergency Management is reporting the first positive test result for COVID-19 in the area. The patient…

Local woman at risk amid supply hoarding

Community hoards disinfecting supplies amid COVID-19 scare

VICTORIA, Texas- COVID-19 has much of the nation living in fear. Hoarding disinfectant supplies to stay safe, but we never stopped to think about how this is affecting home-bound…