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March 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Bishop CISD introduces more career options

The Career and Technical Education program at Bishop Consolidated Independent School District has added more options to offer students a variety of career pathways upon high school graduation. More...

KPD: Wanted man found hiding behind wall

Kingsville police arrested a 39-year-old Freeport man who had outstanding warrants last week after they reportedly found him hiding behind a makeshift wall at a home in the 300 block of E. Kenedy Ave. More...

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Sports

H.M. King soccer end first round with shutout victory over Pleasanton Eagles

A shivery cold and rainy Friday night at Mo-Pac Field wasn’t enough to stop the H.M. More...

Sports Roundup

Bishop baseball The No. 1 ranked Bishop Badgers went 4-0-1 during the Flour Bluff tournament over the weekend. The Badgers defeated the Port Lavaca Calhoun Sandcrabs, 6-3, and the Miller Buccaneers, 5-3, Thursday. More...

Brahma lifters earn medals

The H.M. King Brahma powerlifting team came away with five medalists at last month’s Orange Grove powerlifting meet. The boys team had five individual medalists, and earned second place overall as a team. More...

Editorial

Senate panel passes legislation to fund state highways

AUSTIN — The Senate Transportation Committee on Feb. 25 tentatively approved two pieces of legislation that would take a portion of various motor vehicle related taxes and dedicate that money to road and bridge construction and maintenance. More...

Yes, liberals are less patriotic

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani instantly became the most notorious man in America when he said at a conservative dinner in Manhattan that President Barack Obama doesn’t love America. More...

Community shows support for farmers market

If you build it, they will come – is that how the saying goes? It might sound corny to some, but looking around at the crowd of people on Saturday during the inaugural Kingsville Farmers Market event, it was all I could think about. More...

Reward doubled for Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive

The reward for a man wanted for the 2012 beating death of a Falfurrias woman has been doubled to $10,000 by the Texas Department of Public Safety, state law enforcement officials announced on Monday. More...

Fifth graders attend Measurement Mania

Local fifth graders were able to take what they learned about mathematics in the classroom and apply the subject to South Texas wildlife at the Sixth Annual “Wild About Math” Measurement Mania on Tuesday at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Cen More...

Bishop Chamber accepting nominations for banquet

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce will hold its 68th annual chamber banquet on Thursday, March 26 at the Bishop High School cafeteria. More...

News

Free library card registration drive set

The Robert J. Kleberg Public Library is once again pleased to extend an invitation to all Kenedy County residents to pick up their free library cards. The library will host a Library Card Registration Drive on Wednesday, March 11 from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Noon Rotary Club hosts speech contest

Four high school students took part in the Rotary Club Four-Way Speech Contest last week at the Noon Rotary Club meeting. More...

Kingsville Garden Club presents scholarship recipient

Ruby Saldana of the Rio Grande Valley is the Spring 2015 scholarship recipient of the Kingsville Garden Club. More...

Education

KISD students advance to Texas State Science competition

Students from Kingsville ISD are headed to San Antonio for the ExxonMobil Texas State Science & Engineering Fair. More...

Obituaries

Nathan Lewis Goff

Nathan Lewis “Nate” Goff, 24, of Arvada, Colo., and a former Bishop resident, died Feb. 25, 2015 in Georgetown, Colo. He was born April 10, 1990 in Corpus Christi to Herbert Goff and Christy Gonzalez. He was a Bishop High School graduate. More...

Maria Luisa Montalvo

Maria Luisa “Lu Lu” Montalvo, 44, of Kingsville, died Feb. 26, 2015 in Kingsville. She was born Dec. 8, 1970 in Kingsville. She was an education mentor specialist with Community Action. She was also a member of St. More...

Derrick Lee Holliday

Derrick Lee Holliday, 50, died on Feb. 28, 2015 in Corpus Christi. He was born July 14, 1964 in Corpus Christi. He is preceded in death by his mother, Catherine Bell; and father, Terrell Bedford. More...

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