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June 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Kingsville police looking into suspected child abuse

Kingsville police said they are investigating a suspected child abuse case of a two-month old infant taken to a Corpus Christi hospital with a broken leg, which is the latest in a number of cases the department has investigated recently related to th More...

Appellate court denies double jeopardy claim

The 13th Court of Appeals on Thursday denied a motion filed by a local woman who was charged with negligent homicide for the 2012 death of an unborn fetus following a traffic accident involving her unlicensed son and another vehicle. More...

BCISD searching for new principal for high school

The Bishop Consolidated Independent School District is searching for a new principal after Bishop High School Principal Ray Garza turned in his letter of resignation last week. More...

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Sports

Mendietta, Martinez represent Kingsville Boxing Club with victories in Alice

The Kingsville Boxing Club came away with two victories last weekend in Alice, with David Mendietta and Adrian Martinez both winning their bouts. More...

Hooks recognize Badgers for trip to state

The Corpus Christi Hooks recognized the Bishop Badgers before their Tuesday game for advancing to the 3A state tournament. The Badgers were the only South Texas team to advance to the state tournament, reaching the title game. More...

Wilkinson guest speaker for Boys and Girls Club

Daren Wilkinson, the coach of the Texas A&M University- Kingsville football team, was the featured speaker at the Boys & Girls Club of Kingsville BBQ Bash Thursday. More...

Obituaries

Derrick Ross Kizer

Derrick Ross Kizer, 28, of Selden, N.Y. and a former longtime resident of Katy, died Monday, June 22, 2015 in Suffolk County, N.Y. He was born Feb. 23, 1987 in Kingsville to Brian Roy Kizer and Karen Elaine Loden Kizer. More...

Amelia Canales

Amelia Canales, born on March 10, 1943 to Donaciano and Paula Gonzalez, passed away on June 23, 2015 at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen. More...

Dr. Robert D. Rhode

Dr. Robert D. Rhode, for whom Rhode Hall of Texas A&M University-Kingsville is named, passed away peacefully at 104 years on June 12, 2015, in Kerrville, Texas. He was born May 30, 1911, in Jourdanton, Texas, to parents Hiram D. More...

Same-sex marriage on hold pending state action

Despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday that states cannot prohibit same-sex marriages, local officials are holding off on the issuance of new marriage licenses for lesbian and gay couples until guidance is given by the state of Texas. More...

State puts Isassi on indefinite suspension

Kleberg County Courtat Law Judge Alfred Isassi on Tuesday was suspended indefinitely by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, following his indictment on one count of tampering with a government document. More...

Library re-opening scheduled for July 1

Officials with the Robert J. More...

Local kids given ‘Power to Choose’ at Coastal Bend College summer camp

Local children were able to have fun and learn about possible future careers at the Power to Choose Kids College Camp at Coastal Bend College this month. More...

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News

Vela receives Legislator of the Year Award

U.S. Representative Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville has been selected by the State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section as the 2015 HIS Legislator of the Year. He was nominated by Justice Patricia Alvarez. More...

Local business donates, installs new AC unit

Local businessman Joe Montalvo of Combat Cooling and Heating HVAC Contractor of Kingsville recently donated an air conditioning unit to the Veterans Band of Corpus Christi. More...

Municipal Warrants Issued

The following Municipal Warrants for the City of Kingsville were released June 22. Here’s how to clear an outstanding warrant, according to city officials. • Make full payment online at www.cityofkingsville.com. More...

Education

Driscoll Elementary School students winners in art contest

Several Driscoll Elementary School students have been selected as winners in the “Treasures of the Texas Coast” 2015 Children’s Art Contest. More...

Editorial

We have an explanation. What now?

Two months ago, I used this forum to encourage the Kingsville Independent School District to provide some answers to the community about the decision to remove H.M. King Principal Juan Sandoval. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Supreme court season

Each summer the United States Supreme Court releases their rulings on matters before the court. This year, legal experts expect for major decisions on many significant matters. More...

Poll

Following Friday’s Supreme Court ruling, should same-sex marriage be permitted in Kleberg County?

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