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City of Victoria closings for Good Friday observance

VICTORIA, Texas- All nonemergency offices at the City of Victoria will close Friday (April 10) in observance of Good Friday. The Victoria Public Library will be closed. The compost site will be closed. The landfill will close early at 3:30…

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…

Governor Abbott announces incoming shipments of PPE

Governor provides update on distribution in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on personal protective equipment (PPE) distribution throughout the state of Texas. The Governor also announced that Texas received 2.5 million masks in the past 24…

Texas WIC expands eligible foods, launches updated app

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Health and Human Services announces Texas WIC, the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children, is expanding the number of food items eligible for purchase through the program. It is also updating the MyTexasWIC…

Third COVID-19 related death in Matagorda County confirmed

MATAGORDA, Texas-- Matagorda County Emergency Operation Center has confirmed the death of another resident in the area. The County wrote on Facebook "We are saddened to inform you that a third member of our community, a man between 80 and…

Nine new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Victoria County

​​VICTORIA, Texas -- The Victoria County Public Health Department has identified 9 additional positive cases of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, bringing the total case number for Victoria County Residents to 41. Of these 9 new cases, 7 of them are related…

Two people have recovered from COVID-19 in Jackson County

Jackson County, now has one active case of COVID-19

EDNA, Texas---As of 11 a.m. April 5th, there is one active case of COVID-19 virus in Jackson County. The 1st and 2nd reported cases have made complete recoveries. Follow CDC Guidelines for social distancing and hand washing. Currently, 93 test…

There are 41 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Matagorda County

MATAGORDA, Texas---Matagorda County Emergency Operation Center was informed on Sunday, April 5, 2020, that the Matagorda County Medical Officials have confirmed two additional positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Matagorda County. We continue to work with every testing site to…

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…

Gov. Abbott: Texas is Waiving Penalties with Vehicle Registration,Titling and Parking Placards

Due to COVID-19, Texas is waiving certian rules related to vehicle registration, parking placards and titling to help stop the spread

VICTORIA, Texas - Governor Abbott announced on March 16, 2020, that Texas is waiving certain rules relating to vehicle registration, parking placards for persons with disabilities, and titling to aid the state’s efforts to combat COVID-19. These suspensions will allow…

Jackson County Hospital District Is Asking for Seamstress' to Help Make Masks

If you or someone you know can sew and wants to help our front-line heros, Jackson County Hospital District wants your help

JACKSON COUNTY, Texas - Do you have sewing skills? Well Jackson County Hospital District needs your help. Due to the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment, they are looking for volunteers to donate cotton masks. These masks will be used…

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…