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September Military Hero, Navy Veteran Nathan Gould

Meet Navy Mineman Petty Officer Second Class Nathan Gould, your Military Hero for September

VICTORIA, Texas - Navy Mineman Petty Officer Second Class Nathan Gould is your Military Hero for the month of September. Gould grew up in Yoakum, graduating from Providence Christian Academy in 2009. He…

Yoakum I.S.D. receives outside threat leading to a lockdown

Yoakum police arrested suspect who is now in custody

YOAKUM, Texas - At approximately 3:28 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, Yoakum High School received an outside threat which led to a lockdown of the Yoakum Junior High and High School campuses. The campuses delayed student dismissal until the safety…

CFL would like your help with scores

Call in final scores for area teams Friday night

If you attend Crossroads area football games and stay until the end, we would like your help. We need people to call in final scores Friday night to help with the CFL show. When the game you are watching ends,…

Yoakum High School alumni give back to the community through annual supply drive

James and Brittiany Barnett host annual supply drives on behalf of their business, JB Hair, LLC

YOAKUM, Texas - Yoakum High School alumni James and Brittiany Barnett hosted their 2nd Annual Back-to-School Supply Drive on behalf of their Nacogdoches-based business, JB Hair, LLC. "One of the joys from the event was seeing how happy the…

Yoakum ISD school supply lists, Back-to-School information

Here is a look at Yoakum ISD's Back-to-School information

YOAKUM, Texas - Here is a look at Yoakum ISD's school supply lists and Back-to-School information. School supply lists Yoakum Annex School Supply List Yoakum Primary School Supply List Yoakum Intermediate School Supply List Yoakum Junior High School Supply List…

Jody Thomspon steps down as Warriors head coach

Softball coach takes a new position in Yoakum

VICTORIA,Texas- The West Warriors softball coach head has stepped down. After 17 years with V.I.S.D. , West softball head coach Jody Thompson has a new role. She  accepted a position as the assistant principal in Yoakum. the deciding factor came…

City of Yoakum asking residents to limit water usage

Water system is struggling to meet demands

YOAKUM, Texas- The City of Yoakum is requesting requesting residents to limit their water usage. The water system is having a hard time keeping up with consumers' demands due to the extreme heat. The city says that if customers cooperate,…

Train derailment in Shiner

Shiner Train has derailed on US 90, blocking all main crossings in Shiner

Skyview25 by Bianca Gonzales SHINER, Texas - TxDOT Yoakum announced that a train has derailed on US 90 in Shiner. The train is blocking all main crossings in Shiner. They request that the public please use alternate routes as…

City of Yoakum is now a Purple Heart City

Purple Heart City is the nation's oldest military medal

YOAKUM, Texas - The City of Yoakum is now a Purple Heart City as of Monday, May 30. A Purple Heart City means to honor and remember military personnel wounded or killed in combat with hostile forces. It is specifically…

TxDOT's 'Teen Click It or Ticket' aims to end streak of daily deaths

Hundreds of parents have lost their teens in car crashes, due to not wearing seat belts

YOAKUM, Texas  - Hundreds of parents have had to endure the nightmare after losing their teens in car crashes, in which they weren't wearing their seat belts. With vehicle crashes leading the cause of deaths for U.S. teenagers, TxDOT's "Teen…

Republican Forum happening in Yoakum

Forum

DEWITT COUNTY, Texas - On Friday, Feb. 18, at 5 p.m. a forum is happening at the Yoakum Community Center located at 105 Huck St. In addition, the forum program is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. The Republican Women…

Republican Women of Yoakum to host candidate forum Feb. 18

Candidates from Lavaca, DeWitt and Gonzales Counties expected to attend

YOAKUM, Texas - The Republican Women of Yoakum will host a candidate meet and greet for area candidates from Lavaca, DeWitt, and Gonzales Counties. Candidates running for Congress in District 27 and many other candidates in local races are expected…

Yoakum man sentenced to 30 years for Downtown burglaries

Kennedy pled guilty to three counts of Burglary of a Habitation

VICTORIA, Texas - On Thursday, Feb. 3, a Yoakum man pled guilty to three counts of Burglary of a Habitation. The burglaries occurred in the downtown Victoria area in December 2020. Thomas Rex Kennedy, III, 37, received 30 years in…

Yoakum Economic Development Board of Directors Jan. 19 Topics

Board of directors agenda will include many industrial topics

YOAKUM, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 5:30 p.m. the Yoakum Economic Development Board of Directors held their monthly meeting. During the meeting, members discussed the progress of recent improvement projects in the area, such as an industrial park…

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,…

Road closes in Yoakum until further notice

VICTORIA, Texas - The DeWitt County Sheriff's Office has closed down a road in Yoakum. As of 8:35 a.m. Monday, the roadway at Pargmann Road and Morris Community Road has been closed until further notice.

The Yoakum Bulldogs plan to let the dogs out

YOAKUM, Texas -- The Yoakum Bulldogs will look to continue their undefeated streak against their long-time rivals the Cuero Gobblers. There are a lot of similarities between these two teams this year. Both teams blew out their week one opponent…

The City of Yoakum host Memorial Day Event

Remembering those who lost their lives in the line of duty

YOAKUM, Texas -- The City of Yoakum hosted a Memorial Day Event at 10:00 a.m. Monday to honor of those who died in active military service. The City took the opportunity to remember the sacrifices of not only those…

Yoakum drops game one to Bishop

Final score 2-1 Bishop

KENEDY, Texas -- The Yoakum Bulldogs competed in their first game of the regional semifinals Thursday night against Bishop. Yoakum had bases loaded in the first inning, but would fail to capitalize leaving runners stranded on-base. Bishop struck first after…