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Victoria's Musical Christmas Tree Now on Display Downtown

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in Victoria

Here's a look at the Musical Christmas tree set up downtown.. This tree is part of a new way to celebrate the holidays and draw more visitors to downtown - the Victoria Main…

A word from Superintendent Quintin Shepherd

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…

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…

Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year?

Should you travel for the holidays this year?

Originally Published: 10 OCT 20 09:06 ET Updated: 19 NOV 20 13:24 ET By Marnie Hunter, CNN (CNN) -- The end of the year is sneaking up, and people are weighing travel plans to join friends and family for the…

Matthew McConaughey on whether he plans to run for Texas governor

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Originally Published: 19 NOV 20 09:15 ET Updated: 19 NOV 20 11:16 ET By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Does Matthew McConaughey have political aspirations? The actor appeared on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday night and…

CNN 5 Things to Know for November 19th, 2020

5 things to read before you go today

5 things to know for November 19: Covid, transition, Florida shooting, Iota, vaccines By Faith Karimi and Renee Valdes, CNN Updated 6:23 AM ET, Thu November 19, 2020 1. Coronavirus In less than 10 months, coronavirus has killed more than…

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…

Samaritan's Purse operation Christmas child campaign

Samaritan's Purse operation Christmas child annual campaign is still possible this year.

VICTORIA, Texas - Samaritan's purse is requesting for churches and families to pack more shoebox gifts than ever before for Operation Christmas Child. They want to make sure millions of children…

Five tips for hosting a virtual holiday party

Make that virtual holiday party a big production

Originally Published: 18 NOV 20 04:16 ET Updated: 18 NOV 20 13:08 ET By Matt Villano, CNN (CNN) -- With rising case numbers all over the world, the Covid-19 pandemic has guaranteed that Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas will look…

Victoria's Salvation Army changes Thanksgiving dinner

Victoria's Salvation Army will still have an annual Thanksgiving drive-thru dinner.

VICTORIA, Texas - Even with the pandemic, Victoria's Salvation Army will still have their annual Thanksgiving dinner. The Thanksgiving drive-thru dinner is on Thursday, Nov. 26, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. Location: The Salvation Army of Victoria Offices, 1302 North…

'Big Sky' takes a deadly detour into the dark side of the heartland

Watch 'Big Sky' tonight on KAVU-TV ABC at 9 p.m.

Originally Published: 17 NOV 20 13:42 ET Updated: 17 NOV 20 13:47 ET Review by Brian Lowry, CNN (CNN) -- "Big Sky" starts out feeling like another quirky drama -- a generation-later heir to David E. Kelley's "Picket Fences" --…

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

Closing Thoughts: Rapid Testing in Victoria

The following article was written by Supt. Quintin Shepherd: Throughout the state of Texas, there has been much discussion around providing COVID-19 testing on school campuses. Recently, TEA announced a program in partnership with TDEM (Texas Department of Emergency Management)…

CNN Things to Know for Friday November 13, 2020

5 things to read before you go today

5 things to know for November 13: Covid, transition, Eta, affirmative action, Libya By Harmeet Kaur, CNN Updated 6:09 AM ET, Fri November 13, 2020 1. Coronavirus The pandemic is growing more alarming by the day. Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations…

Fatal motorcycle crash on US 77 near Old Goliad Road

Victoria man killed in motorcycle crash with deer

VICTORIA, Texas - A 62-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday morning along US 77 near Old Goliad Road. It happened at 7:07 a.m. A spokesperson with the DPS said David Lynn Weaver, 62, was riding south on…

Victoria's improving southside with a cleanup day

Southside's cleanup day is on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8:00 in the morning.

  VICTORIA, Texas - All volunteers will meet at the empty lot, located across Mumphord's Place BBQ, near East street and Port Lavaca drive. Originally, the Southside Community Coalition…

Restoration House Ministries hosting a golf tournament

The Restoration House Ministries will have a golf tournament, instead of their annual 5K this year.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, Nov. 13, there will be a golf tournament located at The Club at Colony Creek from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m and a luncheon. The Restoration House Ministries dedicates their ministry services towards helping women…

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…

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud discusses his next term

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud is looking forward to serving the people in his district

VICTORIA, Texas - District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud spoke this morning at the Victoria Economic Development's Partnership meeting, regarding this past election, and especially what his office will be working on during his next term in office. While some things…