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Victoria native celebrates 102 birthday

George Hyak, also a Army veteran, had a parade celebrating this birthday milestone

VICTORIA, Texas - George Hyak is a longtime Victoria resident and Army veteran who celebrated turning 102 on Sunday. Community members came together and celebrated Hyak with a parade outside of his…

DeWitt County celebrates 175 years

Founded in 1846, DeWitt county holds weekend celebration

CUERO, Texas - DeWitt County continues celebrating their 175th anniversary this weekend. Community members can learn about the county's history through a variety of events. Such as live music and hands-on…

Cannonball Bike Run makes stop in Victoria

The group of 100 motorcyclists are taking their vintage bikes across the country

VICTORIA, Texas - The Motorcycle Cannonball caravan event had all of their vintage motorcycles on display in the Victoria Mall parking lot. The group made up of 100 riders, used motorcycles that were…

Calhoun County opens new Humane Society facility

The new facility took almost 10 years to build and cost close to half a million dollars

PORT LAVACA, Texas - After nearly 10 years and a price tag of almost half a million dollars, the new Calhoun County Humane Society had its grand opening today.…

Victoria Police Department to host National Night Out kick-off party

This event is free and family-friendly

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Victoria Police Department is hosting an opener to the annual event, National Night Out. National Night Out is set for October 5. The Victoria Police Department invites the public to a National Night Out Kick-Off Party…

Victoria teen competes in barbecue contest again

Competition lasts all weekend

VICTORIA, Texas - This weekend Layton Shadle is competing in a barbecue contest again. He's following in the same footsteps as his father Robert Shadle, who's previously competed in…

New apartments development coming to Victoria

Victoria community leaders partner with The NRP Group to improve the Southside of Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria's population is reaching 70,000 and continues to grow. Due to the community's growth, the City needs additional low-cost workforce housing option for new…

Third child tax credit payment set to go out on September 15

Millions of families will soon receive their payments

Originally Published: 15 SEP 21 07:11 ET By Tami Luhby, CNN (CNN) -- Millions of families will soon receive their third child tax credit payments, which are set to be distributed on September 15. Most parents will automatically receive the…

SNAP benefits extension for September 2021

Governor Abbott and HHSC announce extension of SNAP benefits

AUSTIN, Texas - On Friday, Sept. 3, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing nearly $286 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance…

Parent concerned for child's safety while at school

One parent wants V.I.S.D. to offer more options to students who fear getting COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas - Many students and their parents are eager to return to in-person learning, but as COVID cases still wreak havoc on communities across the country, it has some parents…

J Welch Corn Maize coming to The Crossroads

Family fun will be offered through a variety of activities

VICTORIA, Texas - J Welch Farms announced their grand opening of the J Welch Corn Maize. The corn maize, located at 111 Ripple Road in Victoria, will hold…

VISD lays out COVID-19 plans for 2021-2022 school year

Masks will not be required, but are encouraged

VICTORIA, Texas - With school starting back tomorrow and with covid cases still active and on the rise in some areas, the return to school might look different this year.…

VISD school board meetings will broadcast on cable channels

Starting this Friday, the board meetings will be broadcast to the City's cable cah

The Victoria Independent School District’s school board members gather for a meeting on June 10 at the VISD administration building, 102 Profit Drive. Starting Friday, the meetings will be broadcast to the City’s cable channels 15…