Events

Victoria Police Department welcomes 6 new officers

Friday morning, Jan. 8, VPD welcomed 6 new officers during their swear-in ceremony.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday morning, January 8, the Victoria Police Department welcomed 6 new officers, they were really excited, as many of the officers have extensive education backgrounds.  These…

Chinese New Year is approaching, marking 2021 as the year of the Ox

According to the Chinese new year calendar, 2021 is the year of the Ox, and will begin on February 12.

VICTORIA, Texas - The time has come, and we are ringing in the new year! Not only are we finally saying goodbye to 2020, but it’s also an opportunity for a brand-new…

New Year's festivities and virtual events

The Crossroads will have celebratory functions and virtual events to welcome the new year.

  VICTORIA, Texas - I'm sure we're all ready to say "Goodbye to 2020." Luckily for us, New Year's Eve is just around the corner ,this year New Year's Eve falls on a Thursday night and New Year's Day is…

A midnight shopping spree helps local family

A family in need received their Christmas presents early this year with a shopping spree.

VICTORIA, Texas - The Jones' family of 4 received a holiday shopping spree at our local Target, sponsored by Kimberlite Homes. They spent $1,900 on gifts, household essentials, and…

Annual toy and food drive turns into a high school reunion

The Old Landmark Committee had a great turnout during their annual holiday toy and food drive.

VICTORIA, Texas, -  The Old Landmark Committee will annually host a toy and food drive every year. According the National Geographic, in 2019 35.2 million…

Old Landmark Committee hosting drive-thru toy drive

A toys and canned foods drive-thru is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 19, at 11:30 a.m.

VICTORIA, Texas - The Old Landmark Committee brightens the holidays with its first drive-thru toy drive. They are collecting canned goods and toys at the Dudley Elementary parking lot. Social distancing and covid-19 precautions are taking place throughout the entire…

Weekend Fire Estate Sale helps apartment families

December's Fire Estate Sale proceeds will help apartment families in need.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Dec. 11th - Sunday, Dec. 13th, 2 Fire Departments and 1 organization teamed up together to have an Estate sale. Victoria County's Fire Department…

Cuero's Hometown Holiday Celebration helps local stores

Local store owners who are struggling economically because of the pandemic, get revenue help from a Holiday Shopping event.

CUERO, Texas - On Saturday, Dec. 12, locals celebrated Christmas in downtown by attending the stores to do some shopping. This event was open to the public from 1:00…

Motto Mortgage helps local Golden Crescent Food Bank

Motto Mortgage Choice One is collecting non-perishable food items to help the local food bank.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Dec. 11, Motto Mortgage Choice One is hosting a Drive-Thru Food Drive to help the Food Bank of the Golden Crescent collect non-perishable food items. The Drive Thru will take place at 5311 N. Navarro…

Santa Clause is heading to Frost Bank

A socially distanced drive thru event is happening at Frost Bank of Victoria on Friday, where Santa Claus will enjoy holiday jingles.

VICTORIA, Texas - Make your wish list and check it twice because Santa Claus is making his way to Frost Bank tomorrow for some holiday cheer. At this socially distanced drive thru event, Santa will read, enjoy some holiday jingles,…

Victoria College hosts virtual student recital amongst pandemic

Despite many events getting cancelled due to the pandemic, Victoria College still hosted their student recital.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Dec. 7, at 4:00 PM Victoria College held a virtual Student Musical Recital. Usually this recital happens to celebrate the end of the year. It was free and open to the public, where they provided…

Weekend holiday events taking safety measures

This weekend's Christmas tree lighting and Saturday's parade have social distance options for attendees.

VICTORIA, Texas - If you want to feel the holiday spirit this weekend, there are many events that might spark your interest. On Friday, Dec. 4, the HEB Christmas tree lighting ceremony starts at 6:00 p.m. This year, the ceremony…

Port O' Connor Toy Run benefits Adopt an Angel program

The annual toy run in Port O' Connor helps many kids open a new present on Christmas.

PORT O' CONNOR, Texas -  Saturday morning, Dec. 5, at 9:00 a.m. volunteers are having their annual toy run. Their main fleet leaves from Surfside Marina and Bridge Bait & Tackle, at the foot of the big bridge in Surfside…

Annual Taste of Soul event, collecting canned goods

The Old Landmark Committee is collecting canned goods and donations this weekend.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Old Landmark Committee celebrates will host their annual Taste of Soul gathering. It's happening at First United Methodist Church, located at 407 North Bridge, from 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Usually this…

See all the lights at the Moody Gardens, at a valued price

The Moody Gardens is not disappointing this year with various light displays and offering lower prices on specific days.

VICTORIA, Texas - This year Moody Gardens guests can help local food banks, while receiving a 2 for 1 deal admission to their Festival of Lights.  Every Thursday night in December, visitors can bring a non-perishable food item to…

Golden Crescent CASA's auction available through live stream

Golden Crescent CASA will live stream their auction this year.

VICTORIA, Texas - Meanwhile, an increase in COVID-19 cases has influenced Golden Crescent CASA to have their auction via live stream. Currently, the virtual auction is scheduled for…

National Christmas Tree Lighting includes Congress members

The pandemic forced Colorado residents to pick this year's tree virtually, but no other problems have been reported.

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia - On Wednesday, Congress members will participate in the National Christmas Tree Lighting event.. This year the tree is a 55-foot tall Engelmann Spruce from the Gunnison National Forest in Colorado. Colorado residents made ornaments for…

NYC's Rockefeller Christmas Tree close-up viewing requires reservations

The pandemic caused NYC's annual Rockefeller Christmas Tree to be closed to the public and require viewing reservations.

NEW YORK CITY, New York - On Wednesday, Dec. 2,  the all-time favorite Rockefeller Christmas Tree on display and lit,  until early January 2021. The 88th Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is still happening, despite anticipated COVID-19 negative and…

Dewitt county's 175th anniversary begins late December

Dewitt county Historical Commission is planning a year-long celebration for their 175th anniversary.

CUERO, Texas - On Thursday, December 31, the Historical commission will start their anniversary celebration with a New Years Eve Gala in the Yorktown Community Hall. Continuing onto 2021,…