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Remembering Jim Lehrer and his Victoria roots

Retired Victoria College professor reflects on Lehrer's time in Victoria, friendship

VICTORIA, Texas - A journalism legend with ties to the Crossroads has passed away.  Before Jim Lehrer founded the NewsHour television program in 1975 - he was a…

Victoria ISD seeks feedback on potential rezoning

School district seeks feedback from community on potential rezoning based on demographic study

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria school district is seeking feedback from community members on re-drawing district lines. Victoria ISD Superintendent Quintin Shepherd spoke with a group of community…

Military Hero of the Month

Lt. Colonel Lupe Gutierrez is this January's Military Hero of the Month, serving in the Air Force for more than three decades

Lt. Colonel Lupe Gutierrez is this January's Military Hero of the Month, serving in the Air Force for more than three decades.

VC offering HVAC, EPA Technician Certification courses

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College will offer an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Technician Certification course and two levels of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) courses during the spring. The two-day EPA Technician Certification Course will be held on Jan. 28…

VC Fine Arts Gallery to exhibit work of artist/printmaker

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria College Fine Arts Gallery will display “Tracers,” works from Ryan O’Malley’s “The Process of Getting to Know You” series from Jan. 30 to Feb. 20. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.…

Halsey Street to close Friday, Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- Halsey Street between Crestwood and Melrose drives will close Friday, Jan. 24, so utilities can be installed. The road will reopen Saturday and will close again Monday. The construction is expected to be completed by the end of…

Train strikes pickup truck near Port Lavaca

A train has hit a pickup truck near Port Lavaca on US 35 and State Highway 185. At approximately 9:50PM,  the 2014 Chevrolet Pickup was traveling northbound in Green Lake on SH 185 when it was struck by a train…

Stolz Street will get a $530,000 reconstruction

The busy intersection of Houston Hwy and Stolz St. will be realigned, following serious safety concerns

The busy intersection of Houston Hwy and Stolz St. will be realigned, following serious safety concerns.

HWY 181 shut down in Beeville due to major accident

BEE COUNTY, Texas- A statement from Bee County Sheriff's Office urges the community to avoid Highway 181 from Beeville to Normanna following a major vehicle accident. Emergency crews are on the scene of the accident. Highway 181 is shut down…

UHV to host Jaguar Day recruitment event

VICTORIA, Texas- The University of Houston Victoria is gearing up for its February 8th recruitment event. Jaguar Day gives prospective students the opportunity to explore the campus, learn about degree programs, campus life, financial aid, and housing. Events are held…

Burglary suspect arrested in Wharton

WHARTON, Texas-The Wharton Police Department announces the arrest of Fabian Gartica for the alleged offense of Attempted Burglary of a Habitation, a Felony 3. Gartica, who is from the Wharton area, was seen on home surveillance attempting to enter a…