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Private company offering free COVID-19 tests in Victoria

"Yes, No COVID" is located on Houston Highway and open daily 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m.

VICTORIA, Texas - "Yes, No COVID", a private company located at 2114 Houston Highway in Victoria, is offering free rapid Covid-19 testing. According to employees, this site opened in Sept. 2021,…

Victoria ISD prepares for COVID-19 updates

The press release says that the district will keep monitoring attendance on all campuses

VICTORIA, Texas - As of Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Victoria ISD will begin following additional protocol regarding the identification of Covid-10 amongst staff across the District. Each campus will monitor staff attendance thresholds by campus. The district will also provide…

260 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Wednesday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 15.47% as of Wednesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 260 new cases of COIVD-19 on Wednesday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. That is an all-time one-day record for Victoria County. As of Wednesday evening, there are: 260 new,…

Several homeless people had to leave belongings behind after being kicked off land

If you need shelter or know someone that could need shelter from the cold, please contact Mid-Coast Family Services at 361-575-7842.

VICTORIA, Texas - Due to the city's anti-camping ordinance, several homeless people were kicked out of an grassy plains area off of John Stockbauer drive. The area was last seen with several tents, shopping carts and other belongings abandoned by…

Biden to give away 400 million N95 masks starting next week

Mask will be available for pickup at pharmacies and community health centers nationwide

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Biden administration will begin making 400 million N95 masks available for free to Americans starting next week. The step comes after federal officials emphasized the masks' better protection against the omicron variant of COVID-19 over cloth…

201 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Tuesday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 14.26% as of Tuesday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports 201 new cases of COIVD-19 on Tuesday afternoon. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Tuesday evening, there are: 201 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 807 currently…

Russia releases video of sniper drills in region bordering Ukraine

The date of the drills was not revealed

  Russia held sniper drills in the Rostov region bordering Ukraine, according to a post published on Monday on the Russian Ministry of Defense's Facebook page. The date of the drills was not revealed. Snipers from the 150th motorized rifle…

Hong Kong to kill 2,000 animals after hamsters get COVID-19

Hong Kong will stop the import and sale of small mammals

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong authorities say they will kill about 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several tested positive for the coronavirus at a pet store where an employee was also infected. They say the city will also…

Victoria Police investigating death of 73-year-old man

VPD: Patrick Cullen's death is suspicious in nature

VICTORIA, Texas - On Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 5:20 p.m., the Victoria Police Department was called to a home in the 100 block of Loma Vista Ave for a death investigation. Police said, the resident, Patrick Cullen, 73, was…

Longtime Victoria refuge for the hungry may be closing its doors

Mike Swearingen asking for help to keep the Rushing Wind food pantry alive

    Victoria, Texas - Bishop Mike Swearingen, director of the Rushing Wind food pantry on Laurent street, says due to the COVID-19 pandemic donations are down. Swearingen says Rushing Wind fellowship…

Mahomes leads Chiefs to 42-21 victory over Steelers

Chiefs get wild-card romp over Steelers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs were going nowhere on offense against Pittsburgh early Sunday night, so coach Andy Reid had wide receiver Mecole Hardman take a shotgun snap and hand off to running back Darrel Williams on a…

Cowboys face same questions after another early playoff exit

Cowboys defeated by Niners first round of playoffs 23-17

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy’s future as Dallas Cowboys coach wasn’t something Jerry Jones wanted to discuss after a wild-card loss that left the owner saying “I can’t remember” when asked if he’d ever been more disappointed in defeat.…

Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14

Early voting for the upcoming Joint Primary Election will be February 14 to February 25 and the last day to register to vote is January 31.

VICTORIA, Texas - Early voting for Texas’ 27th Congressional District Joint Primary Election begins February 14. It includes a crowded race with three Democratic candidates and five Republican candidates. You can read about all the candidates here. The election is…

Wheelchair basketball takes Victoria by storm

TAAF organization held a wheelchair basketball tournament

VICTORIA, Texas -- A wheelchair basketball tournament began at East High School. Basketball teams from all around the state, including San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Houston and Louisiana traveled to…

Texas wins three Deal of the Year awards from Business Facilities magazine

Here is what you need to know

AUSTIN, Texas – On Friday, Jan. 14, Governor Greg Abbott announced that the State of Texas received three Deal of the Year awards from Business Facilities magazine. The awards recognized the Lone Star State's exceptional economic environment for corporate relocations,…

2,800 flights canceled Sunday as winter storm slams East Coast

A powerful winter storm packs rain, sleet and snow in the East Coast

Originally Published: 15 JAN 22 17:45 ET Updated: 16 JAN 22 15:14 ET By Ramishah Maruf, CNN Business (CNN) -- Airlines have so far canceled 2,800 flights Sunday as a powerful winter storm packing rain, sleet and snow is poised…

Calhoun sweeps powerlifting meet

Here are the results from the meet

VICTORIA, Texas - The Calhoun High School girl's and boys' powerlifting teams finished in first place during the Brahma Strong Powerlifting meet in Kingsville. Here are the results from the meet…