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Two new confirmed COVID-19 cases identified in Victoria County

​​The Victoria County Public Health Department identified today two additional confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus in Victoria County, now bringing the total case count to six. Two Victoria County male residents, one in his 30’s…

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.…

VISD suspends face-to-face classes

VICTORIA, Texas- Starting March 23rd, face to face classes will be suspended for an undetermined amount of time. To prepare for the shift, March 23 through the 27th will be a planning period for educators. As of Monday, March 30th,…

Victoria Mall to host Color for a Cause in support of local organizations

Live coloring event to raise funds for local causes

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria Mall will host a live coloring contest and shopping event that raises funds and awareness for local organizations. During the event, each organization is provided a six-foot mural and coloring supplies. Everyone has two hours to…

Motorcycle club rallies in support of bullied student

"It was just to show these kids that they are not alone," Bobby Alvarado said.

VICTORIA, Texas - After his son experienced a rash of bullying incidences - the father of one Patti Welder Middle School student wants to make sure victims…

The life of Emmy Saenz: Part II

Victoria woman beating the odds as quadriplegic

 VICTORIA, Texas- On a cool and crisp winter morning, while Emmy Saenz was still fast asleep, her mother, Rosemary Bazan, invited me into their home to be a fly on the wall for a day. A few months after…

The life of Emmy Saenz: Part I

20- year- old learns new life as a quadriplegic

VICTORIA, Texas- Meet Emmy Saenz. Like other young adults her age, she loves to hang out with friends, curate her own style, and explore her independence. All of that…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelorettes

VICTORIA, Texas--- If you're interested in reading about Carolina Astrain click here to read the article. If you're interested in reading about Tania Tchalikian click here to read the article. If…

Shipt wants to deliver your "mom" this flu season

Feel better with your favorite caregiver

VICTORIA, Texas- We're in the thick of flu and cold season and Texas is ranked as one of the top ten states with the highest flu activity according to The Weather Channel. Shipt, a membership-based delivery service, wants to deliver…

Be a sweetheart: prepare your family now for spring weather

Nothing says "I love you" like safety preparedness

AUSTIN, Texas– Show you care this Valentine’s Day by ensuring your loved ones and your home are ready for possible spring floods. If it can rain, it can flood. Floods are the most frequent – and the most costly –…

What’s the best sweet for your sweet? Waitr delivers your answer

Popular food delivery app lists its customer favorites

VICTORIA, Texas - Valentine’s Day has historically been one of the busiest nights of the year for the restaurant on-demand platform Waitr (usually #1 or #2 for the year). It’s pretty easy to see why - instead of eating shoulder-to-shoulder with…

Family Outdoor Expo draws thousands to Son Valley Ranch

The free event is beloved, appreciated by children in attendance

VICTORIA, Texas - The 16th annual Family Outdoor Expo drew thousands of people Saturday to Son Valley Ranch. Shuttles were provided at Victoria West High School to the venue. The event was free of charge and was designed to provide…

Over $50,000 raised as part of 2020 Crossroads Heart and Stroke Walk

The DeTar Healthcare System was the top team to raise funds with a total of $7,500

VICTORIA, Texas - Hundreds gathered at the Victoria College and the University of Houston-Victoria for the 2020 Crossroads Heart and Stroke Walk Saturday morning. Participants raised over $50,000 and Gary Malaer - CEO of the DeTar Healthcare System was the…