Non-profit organization donates protective vest to VPD K9 Lark

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. aims to provide bullet and stab protective vests to dogs of law enforcement

VICTORIA, Texas - Vested Interest in K9s, Inc, a non-profit organization, donated a bullet and stab protective vest to Victoria Police Department's K9 Lark. The National Police Association has sponsored the vest that will be embroidered with the sentiment "Gifted…

Mid-Coast Family Services thrift store to host grand opening for new location

The thrift store supports victims of domestic violence, homelessness, more

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, June 23, Mid-Coast Family Treasures will hold a ribbon-cutting for their grand opening at their new location on Navarro St. The ribbon-cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m. Mid-Coast Family Services, a South Texas…

VPD declares Bike Rodeo a success

The department looks forward to hosting more bike rodeos

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Police Department declared yesterday's Bike Rodeo a success. On Thursday, VPD hosted a Bike Rodeo at Christi's Kitchen from 5 to 7 p.m. During the event, VPD officers gave away 12 bikes and safety…

AWFC gets large donation

A couple makes a large donation to 'A World For Children'

A couple makes a large donation to 'A World For Children,' in Victoria, Texas. Richard Castillo is originally from this city and says he feels it's necessary to help children who are in need to have their basic necessities. It all started when his great niece had the idea of giving back to those who really need backpacks, clothes, gloves, and mittens. "I don't want to take hype from this beautiful angel. So, do you want to them? Whatever you want to say sweetheart," he said. Usually children who are in foster care arrive with nothing. That's why it's so important for him to make donations.

Science Mill presents foundation with plaque for donations to VISD

Mill thanked the foundation for assisting VISD's STEM summer camps

VICTORIA, Texas - Last week, Science Mill presented Gerardo Castillo and the Ashbritt Foundation with a plaque. He thanked them for donating over $150,000 to provide Victoria ISD with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) summer camps since 2019. Bonnie…

Local Donation Location Now Available to Help Kentucky Tornado Relief Efforts

The recovery effort continues from the devestating tornadoes in Kentucky,

Victoria, Texas - Kindness 4 Kentucky, is accepting disaster relief donations to help the devastated areas return to normal.   Donations can be dropped off at Burnett Customs, located at 5416 southwest Moody, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am until 6:30…

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch continues to help neglected children

What started as an attempt to help one family, turned into a local movement to help many children

YOAKUM, Texas -  In the 1960s, Attorney Charles Kvinta approached businessman Claud Jacobs about a family whose five children needed care and shelter. They offered to help the family,…

Nissan and Honda of Victoria to host Stuff the Truck

The dealerships are accepting donations for Hurricane Ida victims through Sept. 11

VICTORIA, Texas - Nissan and Honda of Victoria are asking for your help to Stuff the Truck. The dealerships are hosting an event, Stuff the Truck,…

Driscoll Health Plan donated 14,000 backpacks

Backpacks and other school supplies were donated to students in South Texas

TEXAS - In July and August, Driscoll Health Plan donated 14,000 backpacks and other school supplies to students at 31 back-to-school events held across South Texas. For over 10 years,…

Victoria's Texas Roadhouse to hold it's 13th annual "Tip-A-Cop" event

Donations will go directly to Special Olympics Texas

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria's Texas Roadhouse is teaming up with local police to raise money for the Special Olympics Texas races. Since 2008, the state-wide event has raised over $1,231,000. Last year, Victoria's Texas Roadhouse raised $2,700. Texas Roadhouse has…

'Texas is stepping up to get the job done by building the border wall'

Governor Abbott announces border wall construction strategy

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, June 16, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference in Austin, where he announced many key components of the State of Texas' plan to build a border wall. The press conference follows the Governor's Border…

Looking to adopt a kitten and save a life?

Make sure to check out the DOCPAC for updates on these cuties

  VICTORIA, Texas - Dorothy O'Conner Pet Adoption Center recently rescued 30 kittens, some from Victoria Animal Control and others were owner surrendered. Currently, the kittens are in a quarantine area, as staff monitor their health, give them vaccinations,…