Victorias City

6 Year Old Girl Perish, 2 Injured in Victorias City Fire

A 6-year-old girl died, while her mother and 2-year-old brother were injured when fire gutted their hacienda house in Hacienda Salome, Barangay 10, Victorias City about 9:05 p.m. Friday.

Fire Inspector Sijie Gerardo, Victorias City Fire Marshal identified the victim as Chlolee Javier. She was burn beyond recognition.

Her mother Monaliza and Mark Lester were injured and rushed to Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospita.

Her mother sustained first degree burns but attending physician said she was able to recover along with her son Mark Lester.

Drug Bust Escapes; 3 Arrested in Vista Alegre and Victorias City

Police operatives missed their subject in an illegal drug buy bust but instead arrested his accomplices in Purok Progreso, Zone 3, Barangay Vista Alegre, while two others were arrested in another buy bust in Victorias City, Thursday.

Police Station 5 Chief Police Senior Inspector Emmanuel Misahon said the subject of their operation Thursday afternoon was identified as Joval Prado, legal age, of the said place. He was able to escape after sensing he was dealing with a police poseur-buyer.

Man Seized with Firearm

A man creating alarm and scandal was arrested and confiscated with firearm, Wednesday morning.

Superintendent Santiago Rapiz, Victorias City PNP chief identified the suspect as Arnold Silva Lumawod, 30, single and resident of Hacienda Gil, Barangay Alacaygan in E.B. Magalona.

Rapiz said he dispatched Senior Police Officer 1 Antonio Broce to Bangga Daan Banwa, Barangay 1 in the city about 9:30 a.m. after a store owner, Melanie Cabrera called them to report a person creating alarm and scandal at her store.

VMC - at the Forefront of Nurturing Arts in Negros

Victorias Milling Company, Inc. (VMC) remains one of the heritage sites in Negros Occidental for its array of architectural and art treasures, most notable of which is the St. Joseph the Worker Church's mural, more popularly known as "The Angry Christ."


2013 VMC winning artwork “Victorias….remains strong amidst the storm,” by John Jezreel Lozada of Don Bosco Technical Institute.