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Question of The Day for Monday 5-16-22

A lot of people have too many of these

      16% of married people have gotten one of these without telling their spouse. What is it?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday. ANSWER: Credit Card

About 40 people gather for mass to remember 19 killed May 14, 2003

19th anniversary of deadliest human smuggling case in U.S. history

VICTORIA, Texas - Nineteen years ago at Fleming Prairie Rd. near U.S. 77, 19 undocumented immigrants died inside the back of a hot packed tractor-trailer. A teen and a 5-year-old boy were among the dead. They were locked inside…

Hallettsville police search for suspects involved in criminal mischief

Here are the details of the incident

HALLETTSVILLE, Texas - The Hallettsville Police Department has asked the community for assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a criminal mischief incident. The incident occurred early Saturday morning in the 500 block N, Dowling Street. The suspect(s) involved…

A word from Supt. Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D.

Closing Thoughts: Breakdown on the road

Dr. Quintin Shepherd, Supt. of the Victoria I.S.D. The following is an article written by Victoria I.S.D. Supt. Quintin Shepherd: I ride a bicycle quite a bit on the weekends. I have various routes all over the county and plan…

Blood drive to continue on Saturday

Blood drive will take place at the Armed Forces Career Center

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, another blood drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Armed Forces Career Center. On Friday, the Marine Corps League partnered with the South Texas Blood and Tissue to host a…

City of Victoria implements stage one water restrictions

Under stage 1, residents are asked to practice voluntary water conservation measures

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria has entered stage one water restrictions to reduce the need for pumping and avoid overuse of the backup reservoirs. Residents are encouraged to conserve water due to low rainfall upstream the Guadalupe River.…

UPDATE: Ganado police located, identified suspect in hit-and-run

A hit-and-run took place Wednesday evening

GANADO, Texas - On Thursday, the Ganado Police Department located and positively identified the suspect involved in a hit-and-run that took place on Wednesday evening. On Wednesday, at approximately, 10 p.m., a hit-and-run took place in the 400 block of…

UPDATE: Suspect involved in hit-and-run arrested and charged

Here are the details of the accident that occurred on Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas - Law enforcement arrest and charge the suspect involved in a hit-and-run on Wednesday. On Wednesday, at approximately 4:25 p.m., Victoria Police Department officers responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 800 block of E. Rio Grande…

Sunrise Question of The Day for Friday 5-13-22

This is a must. The holiday was last week

    According to a new survey of families, the average woman does this 4 times a week, while the average man does it only once a week. What do they do?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit…

Pet of The Week for Fri-Yay 5-13-22

Adopt Dusty

Today is Fri-Yay, and here on Sunrise that means it's also time for Pet of The Week.  A segment where we highlight a couple of shelter pets here in The…

Ganado police search for vehicle involved in hit-and-run

Here are the details on the accident

GANADO, Texas - On Wednesday, at approximately 10 p.m., a hit-and-run occurred in the 400 block of E. Devers Street of Ganado, Texas. The Ganado Police Department is searching for the vehicle involved. Officials believe the vehicle is a…

V.I.S.D. students participate in Shattered Dreams

The Shattered Dreams program shows students the dangers of drinking and driving

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria East High School students participate in Shattered Dreams to raise awareness on drinking and driving. On Thursday and Friday, (VEHS) students will participate in Shattered Dreams. Victoria I.S.D. participates in…

UPDATE: Couple involved in crash identified

Frank and Betty are receiving treatment for their injuries

VICTORIA, Texas - Authorities identified the couple involved in an ambulance-related crash. The driver of the Chevy Traverse involved in the ambulance crash was identified as 79-year-old Franklin Roeder of Victoria, and the passenger was identified as 78-year-old Betty Roeder…

Sunrise Question of The Day Thursday 5-12-22

There are animals involved

    This is the oldest continually held sporting event in the U.S. What?  What is it?  Go to our Crossroads Today Facebook page to submit your answer: https://www.facebook.com/CrossroadsToday. ANSWER: The Kentucky Derby (148th Running Last Week)

Property tax was the topic at Wednesday's Victoria Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Many area property owners were shocked by their latest property appraisals

  Victoria, Texas -  Members of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce gained some insight into the property appraisals process. John Haliburton with the Victoria Central Appraisal District spoke at the meeting. Many homeowners in Victoria county plan to protest their…

Woman in hospital after hit-and-run collision

A 40-year-old woman is sent to the hospital with non-life threatening-injuries.

VICTORIA, Texas - A hit-and-run occurred on Wednesday May 11, 2022 on Rio Grande St. in Victoria. Authorities on the scene say a 40-year-old woman was trying to make a left turn to Goodman St. with her scooter when she…

New billboard campaign hopes to curb the growing fentanyl crisis

Education is the key to help reduce this dangerous trend

  Victoria, Texas - The Victoria County Sheriff's Office has partnered with Houston High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) to raise awareness about fake pills. 'One fake pill can kill' billboards are up warning people about fentanyl laced pills and…

Victoria County Sheriff's Office introduces new smartphone app

The Victoria County Sheriff's Office has a new app to alert the public instantly.

  Victoria, Texas - The new Victoria County Sheriff's Office app will help with road closures and high profile crimes  The public can submit crime tips through the app. Victoria County sheriff Justin Marr says the new app will get…

Victoria ISD students display art at State

A five rating system breaks down the scoring

VICTORIA, Texas - Eight Victoria I.S.D. art students have advanced to State in Texas Art Education Association's (TAEA's) Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE). The 2022 State VASE event took place at San Marcos High School on Saturday, April 30.…