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Victoria College hosts virtual student recital amongst pandemic

Despite many events getting cancelled due to the pandemic, Victoria College still hosted their student recital.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Dec. 7, at 4:00 PM Victoria College held a virtual Student Musical Recital. Usually this recital happens to celebrate the end of the year. It was free and open to the public, where they provided…

Weekend holiday events taking safety measures

This weekend's Christmas tree lighting and Saturday's parade have social distance options for attendees.

VICTORIA, Texas - If you want to feel the holiday spirit this weekend, there are many events that might spark your interest. On Friday, Dec. 4, the HEB Christmas tree lighting ceremony starts at 6:00 p.m. This year, the ceremony…

Golden Crescent CASA's auction available through live stream

Golden Crescent CASA will live stream their auction this year.

VICTORIA, Texas - Meanwhile, an increase in COVID-19 cases has influenced Golden Crescent CASA to have their auction via live stream. Currently, the virtual auction is scheduled for…

Drive-thru Christmas lights display at Rockport beach opens on Sunday

On Sunday, Nov. 29, at 6:00pm Rockport beach will have their first annual Drive-thru Christmas light display.

ROCKPORT-FULTON BEACH, Texas - The Rockport-Fulton Beach Chamber of Commerce initially wanted to have a socially- interactive Christmas Lights exhibit for the public this year. However, the pandemic forced them to…

Free COVID resources for those who qualify

A virtual COVID-19 resource fair can help provide financial assistance.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Nov. 18, Golden Crescent and ADRC are hosting a virtual resource fair, at 10:00 am - 12:00pm. People who are struggling financially can qualify for rental assistance, utility bill help, and more. Other companies attending are:…

Victoria East celebrates Veterans Day

High schoolers at Victoria East celebrated Veterans Day in a socially distanced way this year.

VICTORIA, Texas - Students at Victoria East held a web conversation with vets at the Veterans Center celebrating this occasion. Dan Pooley, current principal shared his experiences about the disciplinary lifestyle, service, and military training. Many students learned the…

Michael Cloud plans for ways to handle the pandemic

As Michael Cloud has been re-elected for district 27, he addressed his plans to take on the ongoing pandemic.

VICTORIA, Texas - While the pandemic continues to dominate daily activities, Congressman Michael Cloud spoke at the Victoria Economic Partnership meeting about his plans. This term will focus on COVID-19, even though some improvements have already taken place. "Obviously we're…

Million dollar grant helps rebuild after Harvey

One star foundation grant allows rebuilding Texas

REFUGIO, Texas -- Destruction after hurricane Harvey left the area in awful shape. The One Star Foundation donated a million dollars to local community colleges that allowed them to…

Senate Health Committee discusses COVID-19 vaccine plans

An update on COVID-19 vaccine and it's connection to other immunizations will be discussed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Health Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday morning, to discuss how vaccines help prevent infectious disease outbreaks. They will also receive a current update on the status of…

American Idol Season 19 going virtual due to pandemic

Auditions for American Idol still happening despite pandemic

  VICTORIA, Texas -- Texas is having their auditions on Saturday, August 22. Even with COVID-19 and social distancing regulations mandated across the nation, aspiring singers can still audition for a chance to be the next winner. All auditions…

Tips to make remote learning more effective

Here are five ways to make remote learning more effective

VICTORIA, Texas - Summer vacation is in full swing for students across the country. For their parents, the current climate already has them worried about what school will look like this fall. A new study from Gallup found that over…

"You are my sunshine" helped bring smiles to Trinity Shores

Trinity Shores residents showed their love by sharing potted plats with family members

VICTORIA, Texas- Saturday morning, a project for the residents at Trinity Shores in Port Lavaca called "You are my sunshine" took place. Residents gathered to…

Newscenter 25 gets sanitized

We are taking precautions here at the news station to help prevent the spread of COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- Here at Newscenter 25 we have been telling you to wash your hands, stay at home, wipe down your surfaces and to do your best to not spread COVID-19. Well this…

Local business now selling masks to everyone

Service Supply has adapted to COVID-19 by making masks

VICTORIA, Texas- During times like these when small businesses are struggling to stay open, some are adapting to the change in order to stay viable. Service Supply of Victoria Inc. decided to pivot in a way that not only helped…

Governor Abbott prepares state resources as severe weather approaches

The governor is preparing for another threat not named COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today placed numerous resources on standby across the state in anticipation of severe weather expected to impact much of Texas this weekend. The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) has rostered Texas A&M Forest…

GALLERY: Stay home, save lives

See how the Crossroads is spending quarantine time

VICTORIA, Texas- The Crossroads is observing social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, but that doesn't mean the fun is canceled. Share photos of how you and your family are keeping busy and having fun while at…

Local volunteer fire department hosts parade

The Quail Creek volunteer fire department celebrated birthdays with a parade

VICTORIA, Texas -- The Quail Creek volunteer fire department brought some joy to two children that were celebrating birthdays: Skylar Ragnow, 11, and Hayes Langridge, who turned 3. The parade was held at 6 p.m. and featured a variety of…

New case of COVID-19 in DeWitt County

There are now seven cases of COVID-19 in DeWitt County

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas - The total number of known cases of COVID-19, is now seven. The case is attributed to community spread. It is believed that the person visited two Yoakum Businesses: Do-It center at 408 West Grand and Morrow's…

Calhoun County now has 11 positive cases of COVID-19

The total number of cases in the crossroads area continues to rise

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - Memorial Medical Center in conjunction with Calhoun County and Calhoun County Texas Emergency Management is reporting the tenth and eleventh positive test results for COVID-19 in the area. Both individuals are currently in isolation and are…

Govenor Abbott talks Strategy with White House Dr. Fauci

The Govenor talked with the White House Coronavirus Task Force Doctor abour ways to combat COVID-19

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott today held a call with Dr. Anthony Fauci of the White House Coronavirus Task Force to discuss Texas' efforts to combat COVID-19 and the state's ongoing collaboration with the federal government to protect public…

Matagorda County Medical Officers Confirmed Three More Positive COVID-19 Cases

The number of COVID-19 cases rises to 39

MATAGORDA, Texas - Matagorda County Emergency Operations Center was informed on Saturday, April 4, 2020 that Matagorda County Medical Officers have confirmed three additional positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in County from Matagorda. We continue to work with each test…