Victoria

Crossroads Area 911 System Upgraded to Allow Text Messages
The 911 emergency system is a great tool to have to reach first responders, but what if the person who needs emergency services can't speak or is hard of hearing?
That problem is no more, thanks to system upgrades that will now allow the system to receive text messages...
Victoria Named Among Recession-Proof U.S. Cities
Is a recession on the horizon? A recent survey by Duke University of CEO's across the country seem to think so, around half think by the end of this year, but as many as 82% think by the end of next year. There are some U.S. cities that may be better places to be if the recession does hit, and …
Where Are the Safest Neighborhoods in Victoria?
Sure, we have our share of crime in Victoria. I've always thought we lived in a pretty safe city so, I was surprised to see a statistic from the website NeighborhoodScout that said at a rate of 41 crimes per 1,000 people, we are actually among the cities with the highest crime rates in the nati…
Victoria Ranked as ‘Relatively Unsafe’
How safe do you feel living in Victoria? Personally, I feel pretty safe. Being in media and having had contact with area law enforcement on a professional level, I know we have some of the best, most conscientious officers in the business working to protect us every day...
I Survived the Blizzard of 2017
I survived the blizzard of 2017 and if you're reading this, I assume that you did too.
When I came into the house last night around 11, it was a steady drizzle outside and cold temperatures around 38 degrees. The conditions were right, but I didn't expect to actually see snow on the ground …
Have You Seen Any of Santa’s Elves?
Have you seen any of Santa’s elves spreading Christmas cheer? Maybe its somebody hosting a dinner for a family in need, or a business giving back or a sport’s team giving to the community. We want to hear about it and let others know what an amazing community we have …
Victoria Hits TV this Weekend on ‘The Day Tripper’
Chet Garner has been exploring the Lone Star State since 2010 on a PBS series called 'The Daytripper.' He visits communities all over the state spending a day visiting local landmarks, restaurants, parks, exploring history and more and, he's headed to Victoria this weekend...
Victoria Stores Coming and Going
Victoria is definitely growing. As the population grows, so does the addition and expansion of businesses which is great for the area. Unfortunately, with the effect of the economy nationwide, other businesses are closing their doors in some places, including Victoria...
Chick-fil-A Victoria Hosts Santa Cow Breakfast
Chick-fil-A Victoria restaurants will host a Santa Cow Breakfast for the entire family on Saturday, December 3rd with seating times at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Advance ticket purchase is required.
Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent, the Victoria Educational Gardens and Cimarron Bakeries/…
Roadshow at Sportclips
It's time for another KIXS roadshow on Friday at Sport Clips in Victoria.  They are celebrating Operation Uplink which teams with the VFW to raise money for scholarships.  Sports Clips will donate $1 for every service on Veteran's Day...

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