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Cuero Tree Board unveils sixth named tree

The Board is asking the community to help with naming nine other trees

CUERO, Texas - On Friday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m., the Cuero Tree Board unveiled their sixth named tree. The unveiling is a part of what has been…

Governor Abbott delivered keynote address

At Texas' 36th Infantry Division Change Of Command, Change Of Responsibility Ceremony

AUSTIN, Texas  – On Saturday, Oct. 30, Governor Greg Abbott delivered the keynote address at Texas' 36th Infantry Division Change Of Command, Change Of Responsibility Ceremony in Austin. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Patrick "Pat" Hamilton, commander of the 36th…

Victoria Fire Department swears in new employees, honors achievements

Inceptions, recognition and farewells transpired during the Victoria Fire Department ceremony

The Victoria Fire Department swore in eight trainees Friday, April 30 during a ceremony held at the Victoria County Community Center. The trainees were sworn in by Administrative Assistant Debbie Breeden. The newcomers will now begin a six-month probationary…

UHV students get their class rings

After a COVID-19 setback, UHV students finally get their ring ceremony

VICTORIA, Texas - Friday evening, the University of Houston at Victoria celebrated more than 60 students and alumni who received their official class rings at the Jaguar Ring Celebration on campus. Ring recipients and their families and friends participated in…

VPD swears-in a new Chief of Police

The Victoria Police Department held a ceremony to swear-in and pin the new Chief of Police.

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Nov. 30, The Victoria Police Department had a swear-in ceremony for the new police chief - Robert Arredondo. The city manager, Jesus Garza, mentioned…

University of Houston-Victoria postpones 2020 commencement ceremonies

Students will be notified with updates

VICTORIA, Texas- The University of Houston-Victoria announced Tuesday in a statement n their website that they are planning to postpone their fall 2020 commencement ceremonies, due to the uptick in COIVD-19 cases in Texas. UHV said the ceremonies that were…

ER Groundbreaking for Citizen's Medical Center

VICTORIA, Texas -- Wednesday morning, at 10:00 am, there will be a groundbreaking ceremony at the Citizens Medical Center for a new Emergency Room. Location address: 2701 Hospital Dr., Victoria, TX 77901. Masks and…

WATCH LIVE: Virtual 9/11 memorial hosted by Victoria Fire Department

Live on VFD's Facebook page

VICTORIA, Texas- Nineteen years ago, an unthinkable tragedy seemingly made time freeze. On September 11th, 2001 19  Islamic extremist terrorists part of Al-Qaeda hijacked four American planes. The hijackers crashed two planes into both towers of the World Trade Center,…

Local 9/11 memorial ceremony will be live-streamed this year

Victoria Fire Department will stream ceremony on their Facebook page

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria released a statement announcing that this year's 9/11 memorial ceremony will be virtual instead of public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Victoria Fire…

Coast Guard holds change-of-command ceremony in South Padre Island

The station plays a critical role in preventing threatened fish stocks from being poached by unregulated foreign fishing vessels along the U.S./Mexico maritime boundary line

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Lt. Daniel Ippolito relieved Lt. Kurt Mees as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Station South Padre Island during a change-of-command ceremony in South Padre Island Friday.  Capt. Edward Gaynor, commander of Coast Guard…