Food

Food Bank of the Golden Crescent receives $3K donation from EOG Resources

EOG Resources and employees donate more than $822,000 to local food banks and pantries

VICTORIA, Texas- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people throughout the country are struggling to put food on their table. To show its support and commitment to the communities where it operates, EOG Resources and its employees have…

First responders enjoy free lunch at KB's BBQ

Over 160 meals were provided to honor first responders

VICTORIA, Texas - KB’s BBQ showed their appreciation for first responders in the surrounding area by treating them to a free lunch. Located a few miles outside of Victoria, KB’s BBQ treated the first responders of Victoria and the surrounding areas…

Ketchup, mustard and spice packets are selling like hotcakes

Another pandemic best-seller? Ketchup packets. And salt packets. And even single-serve pizza seasoning.

(CNN) -- The pandemic has boosted demand for several products. Sales of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and canned goods all grew dramatically in the early days of the crisis. Another pandemic best-seller? Ketchup packets. And salt packets. And even single-serve pizza seasoning. When restaurants shut…

Chicken nuggets recalled, may contain rubber material

Pilgrim's Pride is recalling nearly 60,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may contain rubber

Pilgrim's Pride is reacalling nearly 60,000 pounds of chicken breast nuggets because they may contain rubber. The four-pound plastic bag packages containing "Pilgrim's Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Nuggets" were distributed to retailers in Arizona, Idaho, Oregon, and Texas. The Waco,…

Summer meal distribution starts June 1st

VICTORIA, Texas - Any child age 18 and younger, as well as special needs students up to age 21, can receive free meals. Each child receiving a meal MUST be present, unless the parent provides a copy of a birth…

Buffalo Wild Wings dining room re-opening May 20th

New safety precautions going into effect

VICTORIA, Texas- Buffalo Wild Wings has announced their plan to re-open its dining rooms in Texas locations including in Victoria on May 20th. This is in alignment with the federal, state, and local guidelines to a safe dining experience. The…

The last slice: Remembering Halepaska's Bakery

While the bakery is closed their legacy will live on in kitchens around the Crossroads

VICTORIA, Texas- Newscenter 25 was the first to report on Sunday, April 26th about Halepaska’s permanently closing its doors after almost 70 years of service. Halepaska’s Bakery has…

USDA NRCS Invests in Five New Projects in Texas

TEMPLE, Texas, May 6, 2020 — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest nearly $375,000 for five new projects that will drive public and private sector innovation in conserving natural resources in Texas. The competitive Conservation Innovation Grants…

Blue Bell pleads in ice cream listeria case; ex-CEO charged

AUSTIN (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a Texas ice cream company has pleaded guilty to distributing contaminated goods and its former CEO has been charged with conspiracy and attempted wire fraud in connection to a 2015 listeria outbreak that left…

Two local businesses are helping feed youth and families in need

Local restaurants come together to provide meals for communities across the state

VICTORIA, Texas - Fossati's Delicatessen and Rosebud Records, Grill and Theater are both helping the community to provide meals for at-risk youth and families in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott created this program in response to COVID-19. "Thank you to the…

The farmers market now has a call ahead option

The Victoria farmers market is thriving despite social distancing

VICTORIA, Texas - It's a tough time for many workers and small businesses right now. The Victoria farmers market is considered a local food market and an essential business as well. Victoria…

L&L Grill is offering curbside service

VICTORIA, Texas--- L&L is offering curbside service or you can call in your order at 361-570-3000 or 361-648-0974. They are serving fish, shrimp, burgers and much more. In this picture its the Ultimate Catfish Burger with Fries. The hours are…

Texas Roadhouse to sell steaks due to grocery store shortages

Grocery shortage prompts Texas Roadhouse to sell ready-to-grill steaks from the meat room to your home

VICTORIA, Texas- Due to grocery store shortages, Texas Roadhouse locations across the state are selling ready-to-grill steaks directly to the public. “The decision to sell steaks was based on demand from guests. Restaurants are a vital part of our nation’s…

Restaurant owners continue serving customers, community

Restaurant owners continue serving customers, community

VICTORIA, Texas - Local restaurant owners Binh Pham and Erica Briggs are working harder than ever to keep their doors open and make sure they pay their employees during…

USDA service centers open for business by phone appointment only

U.S. Department of Agriculture Service Centers nationwide will continue to conduct business but by phone only. Field work will continue with appropriate social distancing as precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. While program delivery staff will continue…