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Local leaders sound off about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe V. Wade

Official statement from the Victoria County Democratic Party and District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Democratic Chair Woodrow Wilson Wagner II released the following statement on behalf of the local party: "It’s not over. Amidst the tears and cheers that have saturated social media in the past few hours, we…

HALO-Flight debuts hangar with ribbon cutting in Beeville

HALO-Flight established the Beeville mission ready base

  BEEVILLE, Texas – On Thursday, June 23, South Texas' nonprofit air ambulance service, HALO-Flight, debuted a hangar in Beeville, Texas with a ribbon cutting. In September 2015, HALO-Flight established the Beeville mission ready base. The flight crews have…

Mid-Coast Family Services thrift store to host grand opening for new location

The thrift store supports victims of domestic violence, homelessness, more

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, June 23, Mid-Coast Family Treasures will hold a ribbon-cutting for their grand opening at their new location on Navarro St. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m. Mid-Coast Family Services, a South Texas…

Lavaca County is now under Disaster Declaration

You can read the full declaration at co.lavaca.tx.us

LAVACA COUNTY, Texas - Beginning on Wednesday, June 22, Lavaca County will be under a Disaster Declaration. Lavaca County Judge Mark Myers issued a Disaster Declaration, detailing the extreme drought conditions. He also prohibited the sale or use of certain…

Top headlines in The Port Lavaca Wave

Affordable housing plan set for Port Lavaca

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - Here are some of the top headlines this week in The Port Lavaca Wave. Juneteenth celebrates freedom, unity Unstoppable. Those two words rang out loud and strong at the 2022 Juneteenth Celebration Saturday at George Adams…

11 officers responded to Uvalde shooting within 3 minutes, source says

New reports reveal how authorities then waited to engage

Originally Published: 21 JUN 22 03:55 ET Updated: 21 JUN 22 09:01 ET By Travis Caldwell and Rosa Flores, CNN (CNN) -- Eleven officers -- including Uvalde school district police chief Pete Arredondo -- were inside Robb Elementary within three…

Deputy: 2 officers had chance to shoot Uvalde school gunman

Officers say they didn't shoot because children were in the line of fire

UVALDE, Texas (AP) - Two Uvalde city police officers told a sheriff's deputy that they passed up a fleeting chance to shoot the gunman for fear of hitting children outside an elementary school where the gunman killed 21 people. The…

Dance arts featured in local art walk

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at part of today's Downtown Victoria Art Walk. The Ballet Academy of South Texas showcased the art of dance. Dancers danced to…

VCSO celebrates Administration Captain Patrick Aitchison's retirement

Aitchison will begin a new journey with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

VICTORIA, Texas - On Friday, the Victoria County Sheriff's Office celebrated the retirement of Administration Captain Patrick Aitchison. The VCSO family hosted a luncheon at the Sky Restaurant to celebrate Aitchison, who started his career in law enforcement with…

Cuero band member selected for Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps tour

You can donate to help support Christian Burdick on his tour throughout the U.S.

CUERO, Texas - Christian Burdick, of Cuero, received a text message on Tuesday night that changed his summer plans for the better. Burdick was at work when he received a text message notifying him of his selection to tour…

Woman with Felony Warrant out of Victoria County arrested

Jamie Montalvo had a warrant for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

VICTORIA, Texas - Harris County deputies arrested a woman who had a felony warrant out of Victoria County. On June 8, deputies with Harris County Constable Precinct 4 Mark Herman's Office responded to the the 5400 block of FM 2920…

Seguin police locate dead man at boat ramp

51-year-old man suffers multiple injuries to his head

SEGUIN, Texas - On Saturday, June 11, at approximately 5:50 a.m., Seguin Police Department officers dispatched to a death investigation at the boat ramp located at 2800 IH 10 W. When officers arrived, they discovered a Hispanic male with multiple injuries…

Prepare for hurricane while waters are calm

Here is a statement from Emergency Management Coordinator Rick McBrayer

Rick McBrayer, emergency management coordinator for the Office of Emergency Management, released the following statement For the Victoria City/County Office of Emergency Management, disaster preparation never stops. Throughout the year, we train our partner agencies to respond to a host…

'Texas is committed to keeping firearms out of the hands of dangerous people'

Governor Abbott urges TDCAA to increase lie-and-try prosecutions to protect Texas communities

AUSTIN, Texas – On Tuesday, Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter urging Texas District & County Attorneys Association (TDCAA) Executive Director Robert Kepple. The letter highlighted the lie-and-try law as a new tool for Texas prosecutors. It also discussed providing…

Sea turtles hatch on Magnolia Beach, a first in modern times

About 45 Kemp's ridley eggs hatched on Monday morning

CALHOUN COUNTY, Texas - On Monday morning, a conservation success hatched on the shores of the Magnolia Beach in Calhoun County. Observers discovered a sea turtle nest containing approximately 45 hatching Kemp's ridley eggs. The turtles successfully made their…

Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrest three people for drive-by shooting

On Monday Jackson County SO arrested three individuals for a drive-by shooting.

JACKSON COUNTY, Texas - On Monday, June 13, 2022, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office made an arrest of three people for a drive-by shooting. The Jackson County SO posting on their Facebook announcing the arrest. At 9:29 am, Jackson County…

Here is a look at average gas prices in the State and nationally

Victoria County currently has the lowest average gas price in the Crossroads region

TEXAS - AAA reports the average gas price in Texas is now $4.66 a gallon. In the Crossroads, Victoria County has the lowest average gas price in the six-county region at $4.50 a gallon. That is down a penny from…

POLICE: Police shoot, kill gunman at day camp in Texas

According to authorities, no children were hurt in the shooting

DUNCANVILLE, Texas (AP) - Authorities in Texas say police shot and killed a person who had a gun at a sports and fitness venue near Dallas where about 150 children were attending day camp. Authorities say no children were hurt…