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Over 1,000 outages reported in Victoria County

Over 1,000 outages reported in Victoria County

VICTORIA, Texas - Over 1,000 outages reported in Victoria County, according to American Power Electric's website at 8:50 p.m. Sunday. These outages occurring as severe thunderstorm conditions sweep through the area.

Back-to-school dates for Crossroads area districts

Back-to-school dates for Crossroads area districts

VICTORIA, Texas - Here's a look at back-to-school dates for area school districts. Victoria : August 18, virtual, September 8 campus open Bloomington: August 24 Cuero: August 17 St. Joseph: August 10, virtual, September 8 campus open Calhoun County: August…

Fourteen new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Refugio County

Fourteen new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Refugio County

REFUGIO, Texas - Fourteen new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Sunday by emergency management officials in Refugio County. Refugio County has 113 active cases and 96 recovered patients.

Seadrift resident still missing after two years

Seadrift resident still missing after two years

SEADRIFT, Texas - It's been more than two years since Seadrift resident Suzie Escobedo went missing. She disappeared August 1, 2018 and her family continues to search for any leads or tips that may help find her. If you have…

Fourteen new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Fourteen new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

VICTORIA,Texas-- The Victoria Health Department announced a new number of COVID-19 cases in Victoria County. The most recent count as of 2:30 pm today are 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County, with 21 newly recovered individuals. This brings…

Yoakum resident survives vehicle wreck

Yoakum resident survives vehicle wreck

YOAKUM, Texas - Yoakum resident Margarita Rodriguez got a call about her daughter on Friday night. Her daughter was ending her shift at a local restaurant and heading over to…

Twenty new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Victoria

Twenty new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - the Victoria County Health Department reported 20 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county. Officials are also reporting 2 newly recovered individuals. This brings the current total for Victoria County with 3,275 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Victoria ISD to begin instruction remotely despite revised state legal guidance

Victoria ISD to begin instruction remotely despite revised state legal guidance

VICTORIA, Texas - New legal guidance by Attorney General of Texas Ken Paxton will not affect the Victoria ISD's plans to begin with remote learning on August 18th before returning to face-to-face instruction after Labor Day, as initially planned. “Education…

September 11th Tower Climb to be held in Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas- The 911 Tower Climb is usually in San Antonio but due to COVID-19 the San Antonio one team climb committee has made other plans. The committee has decided to host the event in several areas to give everyone…

Local veterans organization raising funds to keep doors open

Local veterans organization raising funds to keep doors open

VICTORIA, Texas - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4146 is trying to raise money to keep the building open and continue helping the veterans. The fundraiser held Saturday by the VFW was for the local veterans. With the pandemic,…

Volunteer firefighters hold fundraiser for new trucks

Volunteer firefighters hold fundraiser for new trucks

VICTORIA, Texas - On Saturday, the Victoria County Volunteer Fire Department held their second annual fundraiser at a new location due to the pandemic. Victoria County Volunteer Fire Department had their barbecue fundraiser with a drive-by style at the Victoria…

One new death, 65 new COVID cases in Victoria

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting a COVID-19-related death in Victoria County. The patient, a female Victoria County resident in her 100’s, had been hospitalized in Victoria. To respect and honor the family, no further…

Man reported missing found dead off Warburton Road

Victoria County Sheriff's Office locates body of missing man

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Sheriff Marr and Victoria County Deputies along with officers from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison units in Cuero and Beeville located the body of a missing man Friday morning. The body was found…

DeWitt county reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, 3 additional deaths

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas - County health officials are reporting 13 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 55 additional recoveries since the last report. A majority of these new cases were tested at the government-sponsored testing center in Yorktown earlier…

West volleyball to have district games early in their season

Victoria West high school is having a late start for volleyball

VICTORIA,Texas--West high school is having a late start for volleyball, due to this they will have their district matches coming up very early on in the season. soon after they return to practice in september, they will play their first…

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near South Padre Island

A body was found which ended the search Thursday

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard ended its search Thursday after a body matching the description of the missing swimmer was located two miles north of Beach Access 6 near South Padre Island, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus…

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

FROM A NEWS RELEASE FREEPORT, Texas - Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the tanker vessel Tosna Star of a 36-year-old man who was experiencing shortness of breath. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon…

Seventy-five new cases, 2 new COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County

Seventy-five new cases, 2 new COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County

FROM A NEWS RELEASE VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria County Public Health Department is reporting two COVID-19-related deaths in Victoria County. The patients, a female Victoria County resident in her 70’s and a male Victoria County resident in his 70’s…

UHV staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Two other staff members have tested positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA, Texas- A third staff member in University of Houston-Victoria Facilities has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine. “We are taking these cases very seriously because our faculty, staff and students are our greatest assets,” UHV President Bob…