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Victoria County issues disaster declaration due to ongoing drought

The declaration bans the sale and use of fireworks countywide

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller issued a Declaration of Local Disaster on June 21, 2022, due to the county's severe drought and fire conditions. Judge Zeller stated in a press release that with the recent grass fires…

Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller formally files for re-election

Judge Zeller seeking another term

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller has announced he will seek another term. With his wife Jamie and their children at his side, Judge Zeller formally filed his paperwork with Victoria County Republican Party Chairman Bill Pozzi on…

Crossroads residents celebrate National Day of Prayer

Residents came together at downtown Victoria in prayer

VICTORIA, Texas - Today residents celebrated National Day of Prayer at DeLeon Plaza in downtown Victoria. It was a beautiful day as many people came out for the National Day of Prayer event. The event kicked off with patriotic music…

Victoria County Courthouse open for public tours

Historic 1892 courthouse in Victoria County open for public tours

VICTORIA, Texas- Victoria County leaders are opening the historic 1892 courthouse for public tours. The first tour is set for May 5, 2021 at 10 a.m. “County government remains the form of government closest to the people and we’re always…

COVID-19 press briefing scheduled for Monday

COVID-19 press briefing scheduled for Monday

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County officials plan to provide community members with a COVID-19 update Monday. The press conference is scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. Monday, August 17 at the Emergency Operations Center, located at 205 N. Bridge…

Victoria County judge gives address at chamber luncheon

Victoria County judge gives address at chamber luncheon

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Chamber of Commerce held its luncheon at the Victoria College Emerging Technology Complex Wednesday. Victoria County Judge Ben Zeller was…

Free COVID-19 Testing at the Victoria Community Center

You will not need an appointment, and you will not need a doctor’s order or a prescription to get tested

VICTORIA, Texas - There have been a spike of new cases of COVID-19 in Victoria County. The Victoria County Public Health Department will be having free COVID-19 testing in the coming days. Thursday June 25th and Friday June 26th there…