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Closing Thoughts: Honda and Yamaha Motorcycle Wars

The following article is provided by Superintendent Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. There is an interesting business school case study that is quickly becoming imminently applicable to Education as this pandemic endures. If you have never heard of the…

41 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County

262 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management reports 41 new cases of COVID-19  and 262 current active cases in Victoria County. As of 6:00 pm Friday, there are: 41 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 262…

DeTar Family Medicine COVID-19 research saves lives

A clinical research study implemented in Honduras saved 4,000 lives with a standard and multi-mechanism approach.

VICTORIA, Texas - Currently, the numbers show over 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in Texas. The local medical community conducted an international coronavirus study in Honduras. Consequently, the treatment they practiced during their clinical research shows results of saving over…

19 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Thursday

261 currently active cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Office of Emergency Management report 19 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday evening, and 261 active cases. As of 6:00 pm Thursday, there are: 19 new, confirmed…

CDC recommends against travel for Thanksgiving

Originally Published: 19 NOV 20 13:13 ET Updated: 19 NOV 20 14:01 ET By Maggie Fox, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that Americans should not travel for Thanksgiving, and has posted updated guidelines…

25 fun things to do this winter

Here are 25 ideas for fun activities this winter season

Winter world traditions 1. Sprout a "St. Barbara's Twig." Bring some spring inside your home with the blooming German tradition of cutting a "St. Barbara's Twig," or Barbarazweigerl. Start by snipping a few branches from a cherry or peach tree…

Hurricane Harvey destruction inspires floral paintings

Initially inspired from hurricane Harvey damages, Carol Koutnik paints the flowers from her garden symbolizing change.

VICTORIA, Texas - Right now, the Nave art museum has an exhibition of oil paintings created by Carol Koutnik. As a Rockport resident, Koutnik, says hurricane Harvey really impacted her…

Victoria OEM reports another COVID-19-related death

The OEM also reports 28 newly recovered individuals

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department reports another COVID-19-related death in Victoria County. The patient, a 60-year-old man from Victoria County, had been hospitalized in Victoria. To respect and…

Victoria Police partner with Target and Toys for Tots for annual Blue Santa Drive

Toy Drive benefits children who have developmental delays or disabilities

VICTORIA, Texas---- On Friday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Victoria Police Department, Target, and Toys for Tots will be hosting their annual Blue Santa toy drive supporting Region 3’s Early Childhood Intervention Program. This program helps…

Citizens Hospital set to receive COVID-19 vaccine in a few weeks

Trials demonstrate 90% efficacy with vaccine

VICTORIA, Texas- Citizens Hospital is preparing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The trials that have been performed show about a 90 percent chance to reduce COVID-19 symptoms. The State of Texas is working with healthcare providers in our region to…