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Victoria Teacher Parades help keep spirits bright

VICTORIA, Texas - Social distancing is hard on everyone. A group of people that have been most affected by social distancing are students and teachers. With V.I.S.D. letting students out for an extended spring…

Military Hero of the Month: John Davis

VICTORIA, Texas- Cynthia Davis is the proud wife of a 20 plus year army veteran, John Davis. This month she nominated her husband as Military Hero of the month. John Davis says that to this day, the military has helped…

Did you see the ring around the moon last night?

22-degree halos

VICTORIA, Texas- This fairly common phenomenon occurs when thin cirrus clouds, containing millions of tiny ice crystals, cover the sky. The ring is caused by the refraction of moonlight through the ice crystals suspended in the upper atmosphere at an…

Man gets jail for video of himself licking ice cream tub

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) - A 24-year-old man has drawn a 30-day jail term for posting on social media a video of himself removing an ice cream container from a Texas market freezer, licking the contents and returning the container…

Blue Bell Ice Cream releases brand new flavor for 2020

Blue Bell out-doughs itself with new ice cream

BRENHAM, Texas- Blue Bell has released it's new flavor for 2020. It's a wonder-dough-full concoction, mixing not one or two, but three cookie dough flavors. Cookie Dough Overload is a vanilla based ice cream with hints of brown sugar, loaded…

'Judge Judy' will end 25-year run, but star sticking around

NEW YORK (AP) - ‘Judge Judy’ Sheindlin says she will stop making new episodes next year of the courtroom show that made her a star. But she's hardly disappearing. The tough-talking, 77-year-old former Manhattan family court judge says she's starting…

Victoria County Public Health continues to monitor coronavirus

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department continues to monitor a novel (new) coronavirus that was recently detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and is causing an outbreak of respiratory disease. On February 11, 2020, the World Health…

McDonald’s Declares March 2nd National Egg McMuffin Day

Giving Away Free Sandwiches to Celebrate

McDonald’s is making sure breakfast fans don't kick off March with a “case of the Mondays.” Fifty years after its debut, the Egg McMuffin is receiving a grand celebration: a national holiday.  The global franchise is declaring Monday March 2nd…

VC’s Academy of Lifelong Learning tops 300 members

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College’s Academy of Lifelong Learning has reached a historic milestone. The member-driven Academy of Lifelong Learning, which was created in the fall of 2012, has surpassed the 300-mark in enrollment for the first time. “We are so…

Texas’ namesake ship, USS Texas, returns from seven-month deployment

PEARL HARBOR - The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 24. During their seven-month deployment, Texas completed a full spectrum of operations, including theater anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, in support of the…

Entries now open for H-E-B Primo Picks Quest of Texas Best

Now accepting non-food entries

Now in it's seventh year, H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best has expanded its search for the finest food and beverages in the Lone Star State to now include non-food items. In addition to food creators, and innovators, Texas-based…

The life of Emmy Saenz: Part II

Victoria woman beating the odds as quadriplegic

 VICTORIA, Texas- On a cool and crisp winter morning, while Emmy Saenz was still fast asleep, her mother, Rosemary Bazan, invited me into their home to be a fly on the wall for a day. A few months after…

The life of Emmy Saenz: Part I

20- year- old learns new life as a quadriplegic

VICTORIA, Texas- Meet Emmy Saenz. Like other young adults her age, she loves to hang out with friends, curate her own style, and explore her independence. All of that…

Selena Celebration 'Venticinco Años Tribute Concert' to be held May 9

Tribute will be at the Alamodome Arena in San Antonio, TX

SAN ANTONIO, Texas- In a press conference Tuesday morning Suzette Quintanilla, Selena's sister, announced the plans for the tribute concert in honor of the Queen of Tejano. Suzette dispelled any rumors that the concert would be held out of state,…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelor: Mark Morales

This Valentine's Day we're doing a series on Victoria's most eligible

VICTORIA, Texas- People in the U.S. and Canada have lost almost $1 billion to online dating scammers and "catfishers" over the past three years, according to a 2018 study by the Better Business Bureau. The next subject in our…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelor: Timothy Windoskey

This Valentine's Day we're doing a series on Victoria's most eligible

VICTORIA, Texas- Honesty, trust, and good humor. These are some of the most popular traits we love to look for in potential romantic partners. But what is Timothy Windoskey looking for? Continuing our Most Eligible series we meet another…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelor: Geno Perez

This Valentine's Day we're doing a series on Victoria's most eligible

VICTORIA, Texas- On average men spend about $2.2 billion more than women on Valentine's Day gifts and activities. According to Finder.com men spend about $26. 1 billion whereas women spend approximately $23.9 billion. Geno Perez, the next subject in…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelorette: Tania Tchalikian

This Valentine's Day we're doing a series on Victoria's most eligible

VICTORIA, Texas- $50 billion. That's the amount of money Americans are predicted to spend on Valentine's Day in 2020. This figure combines $19.2 billion on gifts and $30.7 billion on activities. Hopefully, you already know who you will be…

Meet Victoria's Most Eligible Bachelorette: Carolina Astrain

This Valentine's Day we're doing a series on Victoria's most eligible.

VICTORIA, Texas- It's the month of love and romance. Valentine's Day will see nine million Americans propose and will see a 20% rise in usage on the dating app Tinder. People are clearly looking for love, and once they…

Shipt wants to deliver your "mom" this flu season

Feel better with your favorite caregiver

VICTORIA, Texas- We're in the thick of flu and cold season and Texas is ranked as one of the top ten states with the highest flu activity according to The Weather Channel. Shipt, a membership-based delivery service, wants to deliver…