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Yorktown Western Days 2021 returns after a year without tradition

Here is a list of events to look forward to this weekend

YORKTOWN, Texas - On Saturday, Oct. 16, a few 25 News Now employees stepped out to attend Yorktown's 63rd annual Western Days. The event began on Thursday, Oct. 15 and will continue through Sunday, Oct. 17. Western Days is…

VC's Museum of the Coastal Bend to host Spooky Guided Flashlight Tours

Participants will have the chance to search for 'chupacabra'

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Oct. 28, Victoria College's Museum of the Coastal Bend will host Spooky Guided Flashlight Tours. On Saturday, Oct. 30, guests can help search for the elusive Texas "chupacabra." The event is free of charge, and…

American Regional Health Center welcomes new doctor

Dr. W. Jacob Cobb joined American Regional Health Center on August 1

VICTORIA, Texas - American Regional Health Center is happy to welcome Dr. W. Jacob Cobb, M.D. as their newest arrival. Dr. Cobb joined the clinic on Aug. 1. He is now accepting new patients. Dr. Cobb, M.D. received his medical…

Financial exploitation of the elderly and ways to prevent it

The DOJ reports that in 2018 an estimated $20 to $36.5 billion was exploited from the elderly annually

VICTORIA, Texas - October is elderly financial exploitation awareness month and with financial exploitation increasing over the years it can happen to anyone, especially the elderly…

Crossroads Football Live week 8 highlights and scores

Here are the updated scores for the games in the Crossroads area

VICTORIA, Texas - Crossroads Football Live week 8 updates and scores: Here is a look at the teams from Week 8 of South Texas high school football games we followed on Crossroads…

Victoria I.S.D.'s TASR Office switches to new employment platform

The district launches new hiring component

VICTORIA, Texas - Over the past several months, Victoria I.S.D.'s Talent Acquisition, Support and Retention (TASR) Office has been switching over to a new application and employment platform, TalentEd (Unified Talent) by PowerSchool. TalentEd Hire - Applicant Tracking is the…

U.S. Capitol Police officer indicted on obstruction of justice charges

Charges are in connection with the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol

Originally Published: 15 OCT 21 12:25 ET Updated: 15 OCT 21 15:00 ET By Katelyn Polantz and Christina Carrega, CNN (CNN) -- A US Capitol Police officer was indicted on obstruction charges in connection to the January 6 insurrection at…

Guadalupe River expected to reach major flood stage

People with property along the Guadalupe River should take proper precautions now

Guadalupe River at Riverside Park   VICTORIA, Texas - Parts of Riverside Park are closed today. City leaders plan to notify residents door-to-door as the Guadalupe River is expected to reach flood stage. The Guadalupe River is expected to…

LGBTQ + Mariachi Uniting Communities

Breaking world barriers

A Los Angeles group which prides itself as the first and only LGBTQ+ Mariachi in the world is breaking barriers, uniting communities and promoting acceptance.

Athlete of the Week: Caleb Hesseltine

REFUGIO, Texas- The Athlete of the Week for week seven of high school football went to Refugio quarterback Caleb Hesseltine. He was had a perfect completion rate of 7/7…

Three new cases of COVID-19 reported in Victoria County Thursday

Local hospital occupancy rate sits at 11% on Thursday

VICTORIA, Texas- The Victoria County Public Health Department (VCPHD) reports three new cases of COIVD-19 Thursday evening. View the VCPHD dashboard here. As of Thursday evening, there are: Three new, confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County 82 currently active…

Victoria I.S.D. partners with IBM to celebrate P-TECH's 10th anniversary

V.I.S.D. has helped P-TECH's success since 2011

VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Oct. 13, Victoria I.S.D. partnered with IBM to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) across the globe. IBM co-founded the first school in 2011 together with educators. Since…

Over $36.4 million in grant funding to go towards Operation Lone Star

Governor Greg Abbott announces funding for law enforcement and prosecution activities

AUSTIN, Texas - On Thursday, Oct. 14, Governor Greg Abbott announced his Public Safety Office (PSO) will award over $36.4 million in grant funding for law enforcement and prosecution activities in direct support of Operation Lone Star (OLS). The grants…