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Murder suspect arrested in Victoria County

Suspect in Beaumont murder captured in Victoria

REFUGIO County- Tuesday around 5 p.m. a homicide occurred in Beaumont, Texas at 2980 Charles St. Authorities said the suspect, Joaquin Humberto Garcia, 32, stole the victims black Jetta car. Investigators said the stolen vehicle was spotted traveling south on…

Diaper Drive held by VC's Student Nurses Association

Donations went to "Pampering People"

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria College's Student Nurses Association organized a Diaper Drive, collecting diapers, diaper cream, baby wipes and other baby items for VC students. SNA members chose the project back in the Fall 2020 semester. Items collected were donated…

'We are excited to have Mr. Salcines and Mrs. Garza join the VISD curriculum team'

V.I.S.D. Board of Trustees approve Executive Directors of Student Learning and Talent Development

VICTORIA, Texas - Approved by the Victoria I.S.D. Board of Trustees are Tammy Garza as the Executive Director of Elementary Student Learning and Talent Development and Jake Salcines as the Executive Director of Secondary Student Learning and Talent Development.…

Intersection closure: Windsor Street at Crestwood Drive

Wednesday to Friday closure for utility repairs

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria will close Windsor Street at its intersection with Crestwood Drive for utility repairs starting Wednesday through Friday. The utility repairs are part of Phase Two of the Crestwood Drive reconstruction project. Crestwood Drive…

Study finds VISD bond would have lasting economic impact

Early voting is now underway

  VICTORIA,Texas - Commercial property owner and Victoria resident Bill Wendlandt, who support the $156.8 million dollar bond issue-- presented a detailed economic study at the Victoria economic development partnership meeting Tuesday…

Shots fired in Victoria neighborhood

Investigation underway after shell casings were found in front of Victoria home

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria Police are investigating shots being fired in a neighborhood in Victoria on Tuesday night. Investigators say a gray car pulled up in front of a house on the 3600 block of Allendale Street. The subject wanted…

The Victoria I.S.D. bond faces opposition from community members

Not everyone is in favor of the proposed bond

VICTORIA, Texas - Early voting for the general election has begun and one of the items on the ballot is the 156.8 million dollar Victoria I.S.D bond. Here is what the bond proposes. Rebuild Stroman Middle School for $73.7 million…

14 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.11% on Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 14 new cases of COIVD-19 Tuesday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 164 currently active…

Three vehicle crash in Victoria

The accident occurred on the intersection of John Stockbauer and Ben Jordan

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Police department responded to a call around 11:30 a.m. regarding a three-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of John Stockbauer and Ben Jordan in Victoria. Officer Bryan Knief said that the blue car…

55 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 5.7% on Saturday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 55 new cases of COIVD-19 Monday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Monday evening, there are: 55 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 163 currently active…