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Congressman Cloud's statement on the CARES Act

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud statement on the CARES Act

District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud released the following statement regarding H.R. 748 – Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: "Our country is facing an unprecedented epidemic that threatens our public health and our economic security. While I have…

Governor Abbott waives certain licensing regulations for pharmacists

Expiration dates for licenses extended for Texas pharmacists

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott has waived certain licensing renewal regulations for Texas pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees. With these waivers, the Governor is temporarily extending expiration dates for licenses and temporarily suspending continuing education requirements for…

Travel form for Governor's mandated 14-day self-quarantine for some incoming travelers

Instruction are now online for travelers coming into Texas from New York Tri-State area and New Orleans

AUSTIN, Texas – In response to Governor Abbott’s Executive Order, DPS has added the required travel form and terms of self-quarantine to our website for individuals traveling to Texas ­— with Texas being their final destination — through an airport…

State waives renewal requirements for Medicaid and SNAP

HHSC makes changes during COVID-19 Pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Health and Human Services announced today SNAP and Medicaid benefit renewals currently due will automatically be renewed so existing clients can maintain continuity of coverage during the COVID-19 public health crisis. “During this difficult time, we’re…

Lavaca County Commissioners' Court to stream meeting live on Facebook

Lavaca County Commissioners' Court making changes due to COVID-19 pandemic

Lavaca County Commissioners' Court will limit seating in the courtroom due to the coronavirus pandemic. Lavaca county will live stream the meeting on its Facebook page, so residents are encouraged to watch the meeting from home. "Regarding public meetings, there…

Cavender's supports FFA with T-Shirt sales

Cavender's supporting FFA with T-Shirt sales

Starting Monday, March 23, 2020, Cavender's customers can support the Future Farmers of America (FFA) by buying T-shirts. The money will support the Texas FFA Foundation for 2020 scholarships. Customers can choose from three styles. The shirts cost between $15…

YMCA of the Golden Crescent Reduces Hours of Operation

24 hour access will no longer be available

VICTORIA, Texas- According to a press release from the Golden Crescent YMCA in Victoria, daily hours of operation will be reduced from 7am to 5pm, effective TODAY, March 18. 24 hour access will no longer be available. In addition, laundry…

Cuero Regional Hospital revises weekend screening hours

This is all in an effort to protect patients from the spread of COVID-19

CUERO, Texas- In an effort to protect hospital patients, Cuero Regional Hospital will continue to funnel all hospital visitors, as well as patients, through a single entrance with mandatory screening. The screening station for Cuero Regional Hospital is located at…

Victoria College Spring Break Extended

Spring Break for VC students has extended through Sunday March 29th

Attention students of Victoria College... spring break has been extended through Sunday March 29. Classes will move online or to an alternative format beginning Monday March 30. For more details, you…

Lawyers For Three Children in El Salvador Suing The U.S. Government

The lawyers are demanding an OK to seek asylum

HOUSTON (AP) - Lawyers for three children in El Salvador are suing the U.S. government, demanding that they be released from a government facility and allowed to seek asylum. Their mother remains at a squalid tent camp in Matamoros, Mexico, where…

Distrito Escolar de Victoria Desinfecta 24 escuelas

Distrito Escolar de Victoria Desinfecta 24 escuelas

  El distrito escolar de victoria se está preparando para desinfetcar las 24 escuelas durante las vacaciones de primavera. Por ahora, no hay casos confirmados en nuestra área…

The life of Emmy Saenz: Part II

Victoria woman beating the odds as quadriplegic

 VICTORIA, Texas- On a cool and crisp winter morning, while Emmy Saenz was still fast asleep, her mother, Rosemary Bazan, invited me into their home to be a fly on the wall for a day. A few months after…

Race for State Rep. House Dist. 30 Underway

Incumbant Geanie Morrison faces off with Vanessa Hicks-Callaway for the Texas House of Representatives District 30 spot

VICTORIA, Texas- The District 30 House of Representatives for the state of Texas election will take…