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Governor Abbott announces HHSC's extension of Emergency SNAP benefits for May

A continuation to the response to the Covid-19 pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, May 4, Governor Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing about $246 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of May in response…

Deadline to apply for disaster assistance with FEMA is May 20

For those recovering from uninsured or underinsured losses and damages

DENTON, Texas - There are only two weeks left for Texas residents and businesses, who are recovering form uninsured or underinsured losses and damage from February's severe winter storms, to register for disaster assistance with FEMA and apply for a…

VCSO Deputies working on a bailout of undocumented immigrants

11 currently in custody, searching for driver only

VICTORIA, Texas - According to Victoria County Sheriff Office Deputies, they are working on a bailout of undocumented immigrants at S.W. Moody and Chapparal near Aloe School. There are currently 11 in custody,…

Victoria Chamber of Commerce to hold their May Luncheon on May 12

They are inviting the community to join the discussion on ending homelessness

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, May 12, the Victoria Chamber of Commerce is holding their May Luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn Victoria, 123 Huvar Street. The luncheon will feature Ginny Stafford, CEO Mid-Coast Family Services, Keith Rucker, President Victoria…

Field of Honor Flag Posting Taking Place on Saturday

Flags returning to the Field of Honor

  What has become a Crossroads tradition the flags at the field of honor once again make their appearance just in time for this year's Warriors Weekend festivities. Due to last weeks…

Customer's package delivery video goes viral

A local customer warns neighbors about his delivery getting thrown onto his property, making his social media posts get a lot of interaction.

VICTORIA, Texas - Recently, a customer living on Kensington Street received a package from Lone Star Overnight, a delivery service that takes pride in its personal relationships with customers. The…

Traffic stop turned pursuit leads to detaining of undocumented immigrants

13 undocumented immigrants detained in an alleged human smuggling operation

VICTORIA, Texas -- Around 9 a.m. Thursday, May 6, authorities say a Patrol Sergeant initiated a traffic stop of a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe on Hwy 59 South near Walden's Mini Mart. The traffic stop resulted in pursuit when the…

28 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 6.12% as of Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 28 new cases of COIVD-19 Thursday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Thursday evening, there are: 28 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 217 currently active…

Community food distribution scheduled for May 22

Fresh items will be pre-boxed and distributed to families

VICTORIA, Texas -- Baptist Temple Church has partnered with the Tri-City Empowerment Council to hold a food distribution for the community on Saturday, May 22. The distribution will be held at 1804 N. Laurent St. in Victoria. Items will begin…

Crossroads residents celebrate National Day of Prayer

Residents came together at downtown Victoria in prayer

VICTORIA, Texas - Today residents celebrated National Day of Prayer at DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria. It was a beautiful day as many people came out for the National Day of Prayer event. The event kicked off with patriotic music…

Tips for transitioning back to the classroom

The return to normalcy can be stressful for all ages

CLEVELAND CLINIC - Many students have recently transitioned back to the classroom. And while some welcome the return to normalcy, others may be stressed and anxious about the change. “Especially for kids who have been in elementary school and are…

ERCOT will be holding a media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Make sure to dial in a few minutes prior to 2 p.m., CT

Today, May 6, ERCOT will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. to discuss the final summer Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA), the preliminary fall seasonal assessment, and the May Capacity, Demand and Reserves (CDR) Report. There will also…

1892 Courthouse available for public tours again

The 1892 Courthouse in downtown Victoria is available for public tours.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, May 5, the 1892 court house opened up again for public tours. It's a great place to learn about the city's history with many photos of important past leaders, city maps, intricate décor. The court…