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CONSUMER PROTECTION ALERT: Excessive Energy Bills

Attorney General wants Texans to be aware of energy price hikes

AUSTIN - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his Consumer Protection Division is warning Texans to be aware of energy price hikes and offers tips to protect yourself from excessive and potentially unlawful charges after the recent winter weather storm:…

A word from Victoria I.S.D. Superintendent Quintin Shepherd

Closing Thoughts: Our Holdsworth Interview

The following is a column written by Supt. Quintin Shepherd of the Victoria I.S.D. Two weeks ago, my administrative team and I had the opportunity to interview for The Holdsworth Center District Leadership Program. Every other year, districts apply to…

Victoria Police looking for up to five men involved in shooting

Update on shooting in 2000 block of N. Louis St.

VICTORIA, Texas- On Thursday, February 25, 2021 shortly before 7:30 p.m. Victoria Police responded to the shooting of a woman at a home in the 2000 block of N. Louis St. Authorities said four to five men knocked on the…

President Biden to visit winter storm-battered Texas

Biden's trip to Houston

Originally Published: 26 FEB 21 06:19 ET By Arlette Saenz, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will embrace a familiar role on his trip to Houston Friday as he seeks to offer both comfort and federal support after a severe…

UPDATE: One person shot on Louis Street, no suspect information

One female was shot and transported to local hospital in Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - One female was shot at the 2000 block of Louis Street in Victoria Thursday night, according to the Victoria Police Department. The police had blocked off the entire street at around 8:00 p.m. Police confirmed the female…

Feb 25: Top local headlines in the Crossroads

Here are the top 3 local stories you need to know today.

VICTORIA, Texas - Last week, Texas experienced a deprivation of resources, such as power loss, a water boil notice, and local water getting shut off. Governor Greg Abbot has given permission for bars and restaurants to reopen, they can also…

City of Victoria seeks input on conceptual renderings for three parks

Series of brief surveys available for residents

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria residents will have an opportunity to let city leaders know about changes they’d like to see in three of Victoria’s parks by responding to a series of surveys. The surveys are part of the development process for…

Governor Abbott statement on resignation of ERCOT leadership

Five board members of ERCOT resign

AUSTIN, Texas- Five members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), including the board chairman and board vice chairman, are resigning effective Wednesday, February 24. Governor Abbott issued a statement on the resignation of the Electric Reliability Council Of…

Crime Stoppers looking to solve shooting incident

All tips are anonymous

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria Crime Stoppers is looking for information in an aggravated assault w/ deadly weapon case. It happened on July 14, 2020, around 10:10 p.m. Authorities said two teenagers were walking in a parking lot in the 3200 block…

Hazardous material spill off Loop 463 reported Sunday

A frac tank spilled red diesel around Old Goliad Road and Bob White Road

VICTORIA County- Victoria County confirms a hazardous material spill off Loop 463. About 15,000 gallons of red diesel from a frac tank entered the waterway into Dry Creek around the 2700 block of Old Goliad Road and Bob White…

Second-dose vaccination clinic scheduled for tomorrow in Victoria County

Beating Covid-19

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria City and County leaders and local hospital representatives announced the second-dose vaccination clinic that was postponed last week will take place Tuesday, February 23rd at the Victoria Community Center. The second-dose vaccination clinic will be available only…

Online registration for Covid-19 vaccine opens Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Beating Covid-19

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria will open vaccination clinic online registration Tuesday at 9 a.m. Victoria City and County leaders and local hospital representatives will open online registration tomorrow to allocate 2,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses this week to Phase 1A and 1B…

Stroman Middle School students must do remote learning Tuesday

Stroman Middle School building needs additional work before students can return to campus

VICTORIA, Texas- The Stroman Middle School building is not suitable for use following last week's winter blast. Maintenance crews are dealing with extensive damage due to broken pipes. The Victoria I.S.D. will provide an update to Stroman Middle School students…

Water distribution point in Port Lavaca Monday night

Residents can pick up one case of water from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

PORT LAVACA, Texas- Residents in Port Lavaca can pick up one case of water Monday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. while supplies last. Residents are still under a water boil notice and dealing with pipe damage. The water…

Victoria I.S.D. working on seven schools damaged during last week's winter storm

V.I.S.D. maintenance crews making repairs at six campuses

VICTORIA, Texas- Aloe Elementary, Mission Valley Elementary, Smith Elementary, Howell Middle School, Patti Welder Middle School, Stroman Middle School and East High School all were impacted by last week's Polar Plunge. The damage is causing some delays to on-campus learning…