Food

Palacios ISD continues free meals for students

The program will continue for the 2022-23 school year

PALACIOS, Texas - The Palacios Independent School District announced on Thursday, July 28, that it will continue its policy to operate the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2022-23 school…

Texas McDonald's restaurants raise over $250,000 to support Uvalde community

The restaurants donated 10% of lunchtime sales on June 23 to organizations assisting Uvalde

VICTORIA, Texas – Last week, the McDonald's Uvalde Fundraiser raised over $250,000 for the Uvalde community. Local McDonald's Owner/Operators donated 10% of lunchtime sales on June 23 to two organizations, The Robb School Memorial Fund and Ronald McDonald House Charities…

V.I.S.D. Summer Meal Program underway

The district will serve breakfast, lunch at participating locations, free of charge

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria I.S.D. is now offering free meals to all children ages 18 and under as part of its Summer Meal Program services. The free meals include breakfast and lunch. The program began on Monday, May 31, and…

Governor Abbott announces extension of SNAP food benefits for May

You can apply at YourTexasBenefits.com

AUSTIN, Texas – On Friday, Governor Greg Abbott announced the extension of Emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of May. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide more than $317.9 million in allotments to approximately 1.6 million…

'Anything For Selena' event set for April 16 in Downtown Victoria

The event will include a performance, sweet bread, and a look-a-like contest all to pay tribute to and celebrate Selena.

VICTORIA, Texas - In celebration of the late Selena, the 'Anything for Selena' event pays homage to the star on her birthday. It's set for April 16 in Downtown Victoria. Expect a performance by the group Folklorico De Victoria, sweet…

Governor Abbott announces extension of emergency SNAP benefits for April

Here is how you can apply

AUSTIN, Texas - On Friday, Governor Greg Abbott announced the extension of emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of April 2022. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide more than $318 million…

Victoria restaurant donating profits to Ukraine and boycotting Russian alcohols

The PumpHouse Riverside Restaurant and Bar added a new Ukrainian dish, Chicken Kiev, to their menu with 100% of the profits from that dish going to a Ukrainian rescue organization.

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria restaurant PumpHouse Riverside Restaurant and Bar is offering a new dish, chicken Kiev, with 100% of the profits going towards a Ukrainian rescue organization. As the…

Governor Abbott announces extension of SNAP benefits for March

Over 1.5 million Texas households will receive allotments

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Extension Of Emergency SNAP Benefits For March 2022 AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will provide over $310 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…

Colder temperatures and the effects they have on local farmers

"It's not by choice. We'd like to have all our corn done and through before the first of March, but temperatures of just halted us for now," says Calhoun County Corn famer Jimmy Hays.

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas -  Jimmy Hays is a farmer in Calhoun County who grows corn and says that he likes to have all his corn seed…

Governor Abbott announces extension of emergency SNAP benefits for February

Here are the details and where you can apply to receive benefits

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is providing over $326 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of February. The allotments are predicted to help more than 1.6…

Governor Abbott announces extension of emergency SNAP benefits for January

Since April 2020, Texans received over $5.4 billion in benefits

AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Jan. 4, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing over $307 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of January. The allotments…

Walmart expands push to deliver groceries straight into your fridge

Walmart plans to make InHome available to 30 million US households

Originally Published: 05 JAN 22 00:23 ET Updated: 05 JAN 22 07:33 ET By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Walmart is expanding its push to deliver groceries straight into customers' kitchen fridges, even when they aren't home. Walmart…

Food bank's distribution numbers slightly lower in November

Food Bank of the Golden Crescent distributed over 670,000 pounds of food last month

VICTORIA, Texas - The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent's distribution numbers are a bit down this month from October's numbers. According to Food Bank of the Golden Crescent President and CEO Robin Cadle, the food bank distributed over 675,000…

59th Annual DeWitt County Pecan Show Planned for Next Week

Texans love their pecans, so why not have a show to celebrate this

  Cuero, Texas - The 59th annual DeWitt County Pecan show, will once again feature a bake show as well as a overall pecan judging for quality and variety. Anthony Netardus, agricultural…

Governor Abbott announces extension of SNAP benefits for November

This is part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Nov. 2, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing over $310 million in emergency SNAP food benefits for the month of November. This is part of the…

McDonald's is offering free 'Thank You' meals to teachers

As a token of appreciation to teachers across the country

Originally Published: 10 OCT 21 14:05 ET By Alaa Elassar, CNN (CNN) -- Teachers are going to get a little extra lovin' this week with free breakfast "Thank You" meals from McDonald's as a token of appreciation. Any educator, including…

Grocery store shelves aren't going back to normal this year

Here are the details on the 'new norm'

Originally Published: 09 OCT 21 09:47 ET By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- If you hoped grocery stores this fall and winter would look like they did in the Before Times, with limitless options stretching out before you…