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Question of The Day for Monday 1-17-22

Buckle up

In the 1970's almost 80% of Americans knew how to do this, now only about 20% learn to do it.  What is it?   Submit your answer to https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday Answer: Drive a stick shift    

Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14

Early voting for the upcoming Joint Primary Election will be February 14 to February 25 and the last day to register to vote is January 31.

VICTORIA, Texas - Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14. It includes a crowded race with three Democratic candidates and five Republican candidates. You can read about all the candidates here. The election is…

Texas wins three Deal of the Year awards from Business Facilities magazine

Here is what you need to know

AUSTIN, Texas – On Friday, Jan. 14, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the State of Texas received three Deal of the Year awards from Business Facilities magazine. The awards recognized the Lone Star State's exceptional economic environment for corporate relocations,…

Calhoun sweeps powerlifting meet

Here are the results from the meet

VICTORIA, Texas - The Calhoun High School girl's and boys' powerlifting teams finished in first place during the Brahma Strong Powerlifting meet in Kingsville. Here are the results from the meet…

Victoria Police Department to host Law Enforcement Explorer Open House

Program offers 14 to 18-year-olds a chance to learn about career possibilities

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Jan. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Victoria Police Department will hold its Law Enforcement Explorer Open House. The program offers youth between the ages of 14 and 18 the opportunity to provide volunteer…

Vietnam Veteran Memorial Pavilion now open in Patriot Park

The memorial pavilion is dedicated to Vietnam Veterans, with the project taking two and half years to complete and funding from local donors.

VICTORIA, Texas - With years in the making and community support the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Pavilion is now open in Patriot Park. The pavilion is dedicated…

Corpus Christi Police Department detectives search for vehicle of interest

Officers responded to a shooting that left a 38-year-old dead on the scene

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Corpus Christi Police Department is asking for your help with locating a vehicle of interest. On Saturday, Jan. 15, at approximately 12:41 a.m., officers responded to a shooting at the intersection of Gollihar and…

'Texas is fully prepared to address any potential wildfires in the coming days'

Governor Greg Abbott prepares state resources in response to elevated fire weather throughout Texas

AUSTIN, Texas – On Friday, Jan. 14, Governor Greg Abbott directed the TDEM to prepare resources in response to increased fire weather conditions across Texas this weekend. The Texas A&M Forest Service warns residents of elevated to critical fire weather…

Edna woman saves bald eagle

Jessica Coleman, founder of Lumpy Lizard Reptile, Poultry, and Exotics Rescue saved an injured bald eagle in Edna.

EDNA, Texas - Jessica Coleman is the founder of Lumpy Lizard Reptile, Poultry, and Exotics Rescue and when she got the call from an Edna resident that there was a…

DeWitt County voting registration ends Jan. 31

Here is the information

  CUERO, Texas - All interested voters for the primary election must complete their registration forms before Monday, Jan. 31. The election office is located at 115 N. Gonzales St., Ste. D. Their office is open weekly from 8 a.m.…

Victoria County Judge issues burn ban

Burn ban becomes effective on Friday, Jan. 14

VICTORIA, Texas - A burn ban is now in effect for Victoria County. County Judge Ben Zeller issued a burn ban for Victoria County effective on Friday, Jan. 14, with high winds and dry conditions persisting throughout the county. The…

Press briefing kicks off TAAF Winter Games

TAAF Winter Games open to public all weekend

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Jan. 14, the city of Victoria held a press briefing to kick off the Texas Amateur Athletic Foundation winter games at the VISD Aquatic center. City council members support hosting these tournaments as they will…

111 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Friday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 12.64% as of Friday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 111 new cases of COIVD-19 on Friday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Friday evening, there are: 111 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 790 currently…

41-year-old woman sentenced for exploiting elderly man for money

Joanie Martinez Cosper will serve

VICTORIA, Texas - Today Joanie Martinez Cosper, 41, was sentenced to 40 and 20 years in prison after a Victoria County jury found her guilty of Misapplication of Fiduciary Property of an Elderly Individual and Exploitation of an Elderly Individual…

Uvalde resident charged with Felony Money Laundering

Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted the traffic stop leading to the arrest

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 13, afternoon, around 2:36 p.m., Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo vehicle. According to Sheriff Keith Korenek's report, the traffic stop took place on…

DPS: Wrong way driver killed in head on collision

Two children, a teen and one adult woman sent to hospital in head on collision

VICTORIA COUNTY, Texas - Just before 8 p.m. Thursday night the DPS worked a two vehicle crash on southbound U.S. Hwy 87 near Guadalupe Rd. It was a head on collision with a wrong way driver. Authorities said a 2000…

Science Mill presents foundation with plaque for donations to VISD

Mill thanked the foundation for assisting VISD's STEM summer camps

VICTORIA, Texas - Last week, Science Mill presented Gerardo Castillo and the Ashbritt Foundation with a plaque. He thanked them for donating over $150,000 to provide Victoria ISD with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) summer camps since 2019. Bonnie…