Education

VISD: Children to social distance on school buses

School buses plan to limit the amount of students on the bus to help with social distancing.

VICTORIA, Texas - A new transportation plan is coming this fall for the Victoria Independent School District. VISD is planning on having children social distance on school buses. Communications director Shawna Currie, said  VISD sent out surveys to families that…

Victoria ISD warns of scam targeting local business owners

VICTORIA, Texas -- Victoria ISD is warning about a company targeting local businesses under false pretenses. The company, Sports Promotion Network, claims to solicit advertising on behalf of VISD athletic groups for promotional items that will be given out at…

Stay safe from mosquitos this summer

Mosquitos can spread disease here are some tips to stay safe

VICTORIA, Texas - With summer here, the Victoria County wants people to be aware of the dangers that mosquitos can cause to not only you, but your pets as well. Mosquitos can spread West Nile Virus, malaria, yellow fever and…

State will provide nearly 127K disposable masks to VISD

VICTORIA, Texas- The Texas Education Agency has rolled out a plan for protective equipment for school districts. The state will allocate nearly 127,000 disposable masks to the Victoria Independent school district. Other items…

Two more employees and four students at VC test positive for COVID-19

All seven infected individuals are in self-isolation

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College confirms in a statement released July 2st, that additional employees and four students have tested positive for COVID-19. Three Victoria Police Department employees and one Victoria Fire Department employee are recovering at home after testing positive…

YMCA's Friend of Youth Annual Campaign underway

You can help a child with a membership to the YMCA

VICTORIA, Texas - The YMCA of the Golden Crescent is open at 50% capacity. Right now, you can give the gift of the Y experience to young people in Victoria. Donations to the Friend of Youth Annual Campaign make it…

VISD approves HB3 goals and administrators

The VISD Board of Trustees names new administrators

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria ISD Board of Trustees has approved new administrators for Patti Welder Middle School, West High School, and Athletic Director. The positions were open following the departure of Denise Canchola and Debbie Crick, who accepted employment…

Rockport Art Festival canceled over COVID-19 concerns

July 4-5 event will not be rescheduled this year; July 2 auction to continue as planned

ROCKPORT, Texas— The Art Festival staff announced on June 26th, with the recent rise in COVID-19 cases throughout Texas, the Rockport Center for the Arts Board of Directors and staff have made the decision to cancel this year’s Rockport Art…

Beauty college temporarily closes until July 6th

A student at the Victoria Beauty College tested positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Beauty College, a cosmetology and barber school in Victoria, has temporarily closed its doors until July 6th. One of its students tested positive for…