Texas News

Remembering Jim Lehrer and his Victoria roots

Retired Victoria College professor reflects on Lehrer's time in Victoria, friendship

VICTORIA, Texas - A journalism legend with ties to the Crossroads has passed away.  Before Jim Lehrer founded the NewsHour television program in 1975 - he was a…

VC offering HVAC, EPA Technician Certification courses

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria College will offer an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Technician Certification course and two levels of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) courses during the spring. The two-day EPA Technician Certification Course will be held on Jan. 28…

VC Fine Arts Gallery to exhibit work of artist/printmaker

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria College Fine Arts Gallery will display “Tracers,” works from Ryan O’Malley’s “The Process of Getting to Know You” series from Jan. 30 to Feb. 20. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m.…

Halsey Street to close Friday, Monday

VICTORIA, Texas- Halsey Street between Crestwood and Melrose drives will close Friday, Jan. 24, so utilities can be installed. The road will reopen Saturday and will close again Monday. The construction is expected to be completed by the end of…

Stolz Street will get a $530,000 reconstruction

The busy intersection of Houston Hwy and Stolz St. will be realigned, following serious safety concerns

The busy intersection of Houston Hwy and Stolz St. will be realigned, following serious safety concerns.

UHV to host Jaguar Day recruitment event

VICTORIA, Texas- The University of Houston Victoria is gearing up for its February 8th recruitment event. Jaguar Day gives prospective students the opportunity to explore the campus, learn about degree programs, campus life, financial aid, and housing. Events are held…

Burglary suspect arrested in Wharton

WHARTON, Texas-The Wharton Police Department announces the arrest of Fabian Gartica for the alleged offense of Attempted Burglary of a Habitation, a Felony 3. Gartica, who is from the Wharton area, was seen on home surveillance attempting to enter a…

Lake Corpus Christi State Park to Host Kid Fish Event

MATHIS – On Saturday, Jan. 25, the park rangers at Lake Corpus Christi State Park will be hosting its 28th annual kid fish event as an opportunity for new anglers to learn how to fish. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to…

Hallettsville ISD closes all schools due to flu outbreak

HALLETTSVILLE, Texas- On the advice of doctors at Lavaca Medical Center, Hallettsville ISD Superintendent, Jo Ann Bludau, made the decision to close all schools in Hallettsville after multiple students were treated for flu and flu-like symptoms. As of right now…

High school students can shadow a business for a day

Crossroads area businesses listen up! What to better educate the workforce of tomorrow? Here is your chance thanks to the upcoming job shadowing day.

Crossroads area businesses listen up! What to better educate the workforce of tomorrow? Here is your chance thanks to the upcoming job shadowing day.