Lifestyle

Stay safe from mosquitos this summer

Mosquitos can spread disease here are some tips to stay safe

VICTORIA, Texas - With summer here, the Victoria County wants people to be aware of the dangers that mosquitos can cause to not only you, but your pets as well. Mosquitos can spread West Nile Virus, malaria, yellow fever and…

Little League season in Calhoun County Canceled

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - Calhoun Little League board of directors has voted to conclude our regular spring season. The Board of Directors voted to issue partial refunds based on the collection of the remaining outstanding candy fundraiser. Although some would…

Wednesday's Question of the Day

Happy Hump Day! Here is today's question of the day: What movie star was the inspiration behind Michael Myers's mask in the movie Halloween? Go to our Facebook page and post your answer. Happy guessing!

2 local salons discuss reopening safely

VICTORIA, Texas -- May 8th was the first day hair salons could safely reopen in Texas under Governor Abbott's order. While many local salons reopened, some remained closed to reopen at a later…

Unemployment claims continue to rise as COVID-19 puts people out of work

Millions in the United States are claiming unemployment

VICTORIA, Texas - Unemployment claims remained high last week at 6.6 million, the Labor Department reported, as massive job losses continued to pile up due to the coronavirus pandemic. The claims, for the week ending April 4, flooded in as…

Gov. Abbott: Texas is Waiving Penalties with Vehicle Registration,Titling and Parking Placards

Due to COVID-19, Texas is waiving certian rules related to vehicle registration, parking placards and titling to help stop the spread

VICTORIA, Texas - Governor Abbott announced on March 16, 2020, that Texas is waiving certain rules relating to vehicle registration, parking placards for persons with disabilities, and titling to aid the state’s efforts to combat COVID-19. These suspensions will allow…

H-E-B partners with Favor to help seniors

Favor Senior Support program

VICTORIA, Texas- H-E-B has announced their partnership with Favor Delivery, to launch a cost-effective solution that provides seniors access to a personal shopper. Seniors can pick up the phone and call in their orders to get essential items delivered to…

DEADLINE EXTENDED: H-E-B Primo Picks Quest For Texas Best

Submissions accepted February 26 – May 31

VICTORIA, Texas- Now in its seventh year, H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best has expanded its search for the finest foods and beverages in the Lone Star State to now include non-food items. In addition to food creators and innovators, Texas-based…

VC Fine Arts Gallery to exhibit paintings by Joe Pena

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Fine Arts Gallery will exhibit the paintings of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Art Professor Joe Pena from March 26 to April 9. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March…

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…

VC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning tops 300 members

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning has reached a historic milestone. The member-driven Academy of Lifelong Learning, which was created in the fall of 2012, has surpassed the 300-mark in enrollment for the first time. “We are so…

Digital Fight Club match at Dallas Startup Week

Lively debates bring spice to entrepreneurial event

DALLAS, Texas- The Dallas Entrepreneur Center (The DEC Network) will host the sixth annual Dallas Startup Week (DSW) powered by Capital One from April 26-May 1, 2020. Digital Fight Club has partnered with Dallas Startup Week to host an evening…

IHOP aims to raise $4M for Children's Miracle Network

National Pancake Day about more than flapjacks

VICTORIA, Texas- Wake up and smell the pancakes. Tuesday was National Pancake Day, and IHOP continued their tradition of offering a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes. Donations collected benefit Children's Miracle…

Entries now open for H-E-B Primo Picks Quest of Texas Best

Now accepting non-food entries

Now in it's seventh year, H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best has expanded its search for the finest food and beverages in the Lone Star State to now include non-food items. In addition to food creators, and innovators, Texas-based…

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…