Holidays

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…

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2020 presented countless challenges, but there are some reasons to smile

VICTORIA, Texas- Whew! We made it. Even if it was by the hair on your chin, you've made it to day 365 out of 365. As we stand…

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 new food truck sells tamales and pies

There's a food truck on Navarro street, selling tamales and pies, for anyone to buy.

VICTORIA, Texas - It's that time of the year again, Christmas tamales are here and we can't wait to try them all! Christy Gutierrez has been thinking about…

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…

Art Cars still displayed at Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art

There's a chance for the art cars at the Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art to be displayed longer.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, Dec. 20, the Art Car Showcase at the Five Points Museum of Contemporary Art was scheduled to come to an end and then have a new exhibition…

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…

2 Gentoo penguins join the Moody Gardens Aquarium

In the spirit of Christmas, there are 2 adorable additions to the South Atlantic exhibit inside of the Aquarium Pyramid at Moody Gardens, Galveston.

GALVESTON, Texas - Moody Gardens Aquarium pyramid now has 2 new Gentoo penguin chicks. Their aquatic museum of 1.5 million gallons provides a home for many creatures, such…

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,…

Salvation Army's Rescue Christmas campaign helps people during pandemic

Since the pandemic has defined many daily aspects, including our economy, the Salvation Army added a holiday themed campaign to help others.

VICTORIA, Texas - Living during a pandemic has caused many changes to the local and global economy. The Salvation Army holds holiday themed fundraisers every year, but this year they decided to create a new one. Rescue Christmas is a…