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Victoria County OEM reports 10th COVID-19 related death

County now reports 761 active cases

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) reported 137 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, and one new death. The county also reported 75 newly recovered individuals. Wednesday's updated case totals bring the county total to…

Food Bank of the Golden Crescent receives $3K donation from EOG Resources

EOG Resources and employees donate more than $822,000 to local food banks and pantries

VICTORIA, Texas- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people throughout the country are struggling to put food on their table. To show its support and commitment to the communities where it operates, EOG Resources and its employees have…

Lavaca County OEM reports 6 new cases of COVID-19

18 verified active cases in the county

LACAVA COUNTY, Texas- Lavaca County Emergency Management is reporting 6 new DSHS Region 8 CONFIRMED cases of COVID-19. Sorted by zipcode and not necessarily in city limits, there…

Welder Center offering free Summer Family Movie Series

A total of five showings scheduled for the month of July

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts is offering five family-friendly movies in its free Summer Family Movie Series beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. The other showings are scheduled for Saturday, July…

Sheriff candidate clarifies duties description in campaign mailer

Marr clarifies duties description in campaign mailer

VICTORIA, Texas - Dale Fowler and Justin Marr are in the runoff race for sheriff in Victoria County.  A viewer recently sent in a screenshot of a mailer from Marr's campaign, seeking clarity on the role of platoon commander, saying…

TxDOT provides update on the Navarro median project

VICTORIA, Texas- A press release from Teas Department of Transportation provides an update on the Navarro media project. The Contractor has been working on Rio Grande installing sidewalks and curb ramps at the northern corners of Hospital Dr. and Palm…

City provides update on Navarro median project

VICTORIA, Texas — Navarro Median Project Update: Rio Grande St.: Contractor has been working on Rio Grande installing sidewalks and curb ramps at the northern corners of Hospital Dr. and Palm Dr.. Contractor will begin working on sidewalks and driveways…

Seventy-six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

Seventy-six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

FROM A NEWS RELEASE VICTORIA, Texas - As of 6:30 pm today, there are 76 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County, and 87 newly recovered individuals. Victoria currently has a total of 1,465 confirmed cases of COVID-19. With…

Victoria County reports 76 new COVID-19 cases, 87 recoveries

County currently reporting 701 active cases

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) reported 76 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 87 new recoveries. Wednesday's updated case totals bring the county total to 1,465 since the beginning of the pandemic, with…

DeWitt County reports 21 new cases of COVID-19

48 individuals are isolating at home

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas- County health officials are reporting 21 new cases of coronavirus. All of the infections are attributable to community spread, including places of work, or household contagion. Fifteen live in the Cuero zip code. Three live in the…

Local baseball facility helps kids make college inroads

Vendetta Baseball has seen five athletes sign since the outbreak of COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas -- While COVID-19 continues to disrupt the sports landscape, Vendetta Baseball is still helping its athletes find and make inroads at the collegiate level. Despite the cancellation of spring sports, five Vendetta players -- three from Victoria and…

Texas Game Warden rescues young girl on raft in Lavaca Bay

LAVACA BAY, Texas- On Tuesday July 7, 2020, Texas Game Warden Ben Bailey was patrolling for water-safety enforcement on Lavaca Bay in Calhoun County. During this patrol, Game Warden Bailey responded to a call from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office…

City council expresses importance of 2020 Census

The census deadline has been extended to October 31st, 2020.

VICTORIA, Texas - During the city council meeting, members reiterated how important it is for the public to participate in the 2020 census. Right now, the self respond rate in Victoria is at 50.7% which is .2% above the state…