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Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall on Texas coast

The biggest unknown from Beta was how much rainfall it could produce.

HOUSTON (AP) - Tropical Storm Beta made landfall on the upper Texas coast on Monday night. The storm made landfall about 5 miles north of Port O'Connor, Texas, with maximum winds of 45 mph, the U.S. National Hurricane Center…

Faith Academy cancels in-person classes on Tuesday

No classes for Faith Academy Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020

VICTORIA, Texas - Faith Academy has cancelled classes for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020 due to Tropical Storm Beta. School will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Click here for more about Faith Academy. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction,…

The Salvation Army in need of volunteers ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

Captain Kenny Jones emphasized the importance of having enough volunteers to feed those in need ahead of the storm

    Due to Tropical Storm Beta, Christ's Kitchen in Victoria is closed until the weather clears--- and that's because they serve outdoors. The Salvation Army of Victoria's sole purpose is to be a helping hand in the community. Because…

Victoria Christian School will be closed Monday

Victoria Christian School closed for September 21st

VICTORIA, Texas -- Catherine Key, school administration said Victoria Christian Schools are closed for tropical storm Beta. Includes all grades. School will be closed, until further notice. To reach the newsroom or report…

Area transit will not start running until 10 a.m. Monday

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Transit, Victoria County R-Transit, and DeWitt County R-Transit will not start running service until 10:00 am Monday morning. Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commissioners Administration offices will delay opening until 10:00 a.m. Monday morning. To reach the…

Bloomington I.S.D. campuses closed Monday ahead of tropical storm system

BLOOMINGTON, Texas - The Bloomington I.S.D. will close campuses Monday ahead of an approaching tropical storm system. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com. Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices. To make sure you get our coverage sign…

Wharton County Junior College closed Monday

WHARTON, Texas - Wharton County Junior College will be closed Monday in anticipation of Tropical Storm Beta. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com. Download our free app for Apple, Android, Roku and Amazon devices. To make sure you get our coverage sign…

The Austwell-Tivoli cancels classes Monday ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

School cancelled in the Austwell-Tivoli I.S.D. Monday, September 21, 2020

AUSTWELL-TIVOLI - The Austwell-Tivoli I.S.D. will cancel school Monday September 21st, 2020 due to Tropical Storm Beta.  Further closure determinations will be made upon weather updates. Click here for more. To reach the newsroom or report a typo/correction, email staff@newscenter25.com.…

Victoria I.S.D. campuses will close Monday due to Tropical Storm Beta

All V.I.S.D. schools will be closed on Monday, September 21st.

Updated at 7:05 p.m. All V.I.S.D. schools will be closed on Monday, September 21st. As V.I.S.D. has been in communication with local and state emergency management officials regarding Tropical Storm Beta, the latest forecast shows sustained strong tropical storm winds…

Victoria County prepares in advance of tropical storm system

City officials propose for everyone to plan for tropical storm Beta

VICTORIA, Texas -- Weather experts and city officials are preparing for tropical storm Beta's arrival. Right now, it is anticipated to land on Monday. Beta will cause flooding and a…

Schools closed Monday in Calhoun County in advance of tropical storm

The Victoria I.S.D. will make a decision Sunday on whether or not to close campuses Monday

PORT LAVACA, Texas - In anticipation of Tropical Storm Beta, the Calhoun County I.S.D. is closing all campuses and offices on Monday. The school district is monitoring the storm and is closing so families and staff can prepare and stay…

Calhoun County issues voluntary evacuation due to tropical storm

These areas include: Indianola, Magnolia Beach and Port O'Connor.

PORT LAVACA, Texas - At 5 p.m. Saturday, Calhoun County issued a voluntary evacuation orders for all low lying areas. These areas include: Indianola, Magnolia Beach and Port O'Connor. The voluntary evacuation orders are due to the approaching Tropical Storm…

City of Seadrift issues voluntary evacuation ahead of Tropical Storm Beta

City of Seadrift suggests people evacuate and remove recreational vehicles immediately

SEADRIFT, Texas - Seadrift Mayor Elmer DeForest has issued a voluntary evacuation and removal of RV's ahead of Tropical Storm Beta. The order was issued Saturday at 4:30 p.m. City leaders warn emergency services will be curtailed once wind speeds…

Port Lavaca man arrested for toddler death is out on bond

Port Lavaca arrested for toddler death is out on bond

PORT LAVACA, Texas - Deputy Johnny Krause with the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office confirms that a request for a bond reduction hearing for Noe Rodriguez Paez, 52, was approved. Krause said a Calhoun District Attorney granted the bond reduction. The…

Two in hospital, one toddler dead after car crash on highway 185

One child dead, while two in stable condition

VICTORIA, Texas - A fatal single car crash happened Tuesday, September 15 a little after 3 p.m.  Two are in the hospital and a toddler is dead, said Sergeant Ruben San Miguel. Shannon Gamble, 24, was driving her car east…