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Halliburton to reopen in Victoria

Halliburton reopening various locations in South Texas

VICTORIA, Texas-Halliburton is reopening its location in Victoria. A spokesperson released the following statement: "In response to reduced customer activity, we will relocate operations from our Elmendorf facility in San Antonio to various locations within our historical field camp facilities…

Placedo Benavidas Road Construction Nearing Completion

New Roadway Should Help To Ease Traffic Headaches Along North Navarro

‏ According to Ken Gill, engineer with the city of Victoria, Salem road between Zac Lentz parkway and the new Placedo Benavidas road is currently receiving a new pavement overlay and slight…

Victoria County Commissioner's Court Preview (5/11)

The weekly meeting of the Victoria County Commissoners will still take place this morning.

  Just some of the items on todays agenda include, to receive an update from the county judge regarding the county and emergency operations center related to COVID- 19. Consideration of approval…

Victoria showing a strong response rate to 2020 Census

Victoria response rate at 53.8%

VICTORIA, Texas - The City of Victoria is touting a strong response rate for the 2020 Census, and there is still time to fill it out online. The City of Victoria has used #2020Census and #VictoriaCounts to encourage people to…

Hurricane Preparedness Week - Hurricane Forecasts Continue to Improve

Modern Technology and Improved Forecast Skills Credited for More Accurate Predictions

Its Hurricane Preparedness Week. Hurricanes are certainly unpredictable, but forecasts have gotten better. Dr. Phil Klotzbach with Colorado State University states how he has seen the forecasts improve. "The seasonal forecast, the one that…

Hurricane Preparedness Week - Storm Surge Danger in a Hurricane

Drowning, particularly from the storm surge, is the number one killer in a hurricane.

John Metz, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Corpus Christi tells us how a storm surge forms. "Every hurricane is different. Storm surge form on the leading edge of a hurricane.…

Hurricane Preparedness Week....Now is the Time to Prepare.

Richard McBrayer with Victoria County Emergency Management Tells Us Why It Is Important to Have a Plan.

It is Hurricane Preparation Week, which is a reminder that all of us need to get ready and stay ready when and if a storm threatens. Victoria Office of Emergency Management coordinator Richard…

Victoria City Council Preview (5/5)

Council Meets This Afternoon at 5pm

  VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria city council meeting is scheduled to take place this afternoon. Some of the items on Tuesday's agenda include.... A budget report from the city manager regarding the economic impact…

YMCA Locations Not Open Just Yet

Just a reminder this morning, although the state of Texas is starting to open back up, you still cannot go to your favorite gym just yet, that includes our own YMCA.

    As per executive order from Texas governor Greg Abbott, gyms and workout centers still cannot open at this time. The executive order lasts until May 18th. Officials with the YMCA state…

Victoria County Commissioner's Court Preview (5/4)

Officials to consider a countywide burn ban, in addition to placement of a historical marker in Nursery.

      The weekly meeting of the Victoria county commissioner's will  still take place this morning. Just some of the items on todays agenda include, to receive an update from the county…

Deadline approaching for Victoria West High School cheerleader tryouts

Cheerleader tryouts for VWHS

VICTORIA, Texas - This year, Victoria West High School has made the cheer tryout application available online through Google Forms in order to make collecting candidate information from a distance more practical due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Families can view…

Retama Manor South Nursing Home holds car parade for residents

Check out the winning entry at Retama Manor South Nursing Home

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Retama Manor South Nursing Home held a family car parade. More than 80 vehicles participated. Guest Judge Gary Moses said it was fun for all. He helped choose the winning entry for best decorated. "The…

Victoria County Commissioner's Court Preview (4/27)

The weekly meeting of the Victoria County Commissoners will still take place this morning.

Just some of the items on todays agenda include, to receive an update from the county judge regarding the county and emergency operations center related to COVID 19. To receive a…

City of Victoria plans to reopen all facilities by June

City of Victoria facilities to begin reopening in May

The following is a press release from the City of Victoria: VICTORIA, Texas - City of Victoria facilities will begin reopening to the public starting May 1 and will be fully open by June 1 after closing March 21 to…

Crestwood Drive Closure

To avoid delays, seek alternate routes!

Crestwood Drive between Azalea and Nimitz streets in Victoria will close today (Friday) so utilities can be installed. The road closure will last one day, weather permitting. All businesses and homes in the…

Congressman Michael Cloud to host "Call to Prayer" webinar

Here is your invitation to join Congressman Michael Cloud in prayer

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud, Victoria county judge Ben Zeller, and pastors from around the area will host a ZOOM internet webinar on Monday April 27th at 6 p.m., to pray and…

The Ganado I.S.D. has named Erin Fasel superintendent finalist

Superintendent finalist named in the Ganado I.S.D.

GANADO, Texas - Board members in the Ganado Independent School District have named Erin Fasel finalist for superintendent. Fasel most recently worked as assistant superintendent in the Johnson City I.S.D. She started there in 2016. Fasel would replace John Hardwick.…

Field of Honor Postponed Until October

Although warriors weekend has been postponed this year due to COVID - 19, a very important part of the tradition will still take place, just a bit later than normal.

The proud Field of Honor flags will still fly high this year, in tribute to our military heroes past and present. Typically, the Field of Honor flags are displayed…

Victoria City Council Preview (4/21)

Victoria city council meeting is scheduled to take place this afternoon.

        Some of the items on today's agenda include.... An update from the Victoria Public Health Department regarding the status of COVID - 19 in the city. In addition,…

Victoria County Commissioner's Court Preview (4/20)

The weekly meeting of the Victoria County Commissoners will still take place this morning.

  Just some of the items on todays agenda include, receiving an update from the county judge regarding the county and emergency operations center related to COVID 19. Also receive the fully…

Victoria Landfill to Temporarily Change Operating Hours

due to the ongoing COVID - 19 pandemic, the Victoria landfill had to adjust their operating hours.

According to Victoria environmental services, beginning this Saturday the 18th, the Victoria landfill will  change their hours to 7am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, and from 7am to 10 am on Saturday.…

Water Use Monitoring Available in Victoria

Unnecessary water usage takes a toll not only on the water supply, but also on your monthly water bill

The city of Victoria is now offering a way to potentially find a solution to this problem. You can register for daily usage monitoring, with an alert added to your monitoring request when…