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March 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Man facing charges for allegedly breaking cop’s leg

A 23-year-old Texas A&M University-Kingsville student was recently indicted by a Kleberg County grand jury for allegedly assaulting two university police officers last month, an incident that left one officer with a broken leg. More...

Luncheon to kick off upcoming PDAP walk

The Palmer Drug Abuse Program will host a luncheon on Tuesday, March 31 to kick off the annual Drug Free Walk, which will take place on April 25. More...

County divided on beach funding

Kleberg County commissioners remain closely divided on a proposed agreement from Nueces County seeking annual funding for law enforcement services on beach land Nueces County recently purchased from the State of Texas. More...

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Sports

Lady Lions get shutout to start district

The Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions softball team opened up District 31-3A play with an exclamation point, as they run-ruled the Banquete Lady Bulldogs 16-0 in three innings Tuesday. More...

Bishop powerlifting successful at region, state

The Bishop Badger powerlifting team has had another season of awardwinning, with six members of the girls team competing at the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association state meet in Corpus Christi last week, and two members of the bo More...

Perez first Lion to head to state powerlifting meet

Santa Gertrudis Academy’s Ricardo Perez earned second place in the 242-pound division earlier this month at the Texas High School Powerlifting Assocation’s regional meet, and will represent Academy at this weekend’s state meet in Ab More...

Editorial

Border security bill passes

Guest Commentary

Last week the Texas House of Representatives passed a comprehensive border security bill that will significantly improve public safety in South Texas. H.B. More...

Drawn to Politics

Full Story

Toxins at Fort Mac

Veterans Post

We have another Camp LeJeune on our hands. Veterans who served at the U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina have been getting sick for decades. So have their children. More...

Obituaries

Jackie Cuellar

Jackie Cuellar, 49, of Riviera and a former resident of Brownsville, died Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Riviera. She was born Feb. 13, 1966 in Kingsville to Raul P. Cuellar and Gloria M. Cuellar. She was a licensed vocational nurse. More...

Noe Davila Sr.

Noe Davila Sr., 53, died on March, 26, 2015. More...

Rosalinda G. Leiva

Rosalinda G. Leiva, 55, of Kingsville, died on March 25, 2015 in Kingsville. She was born Nov. 14, 1959 in Edinburg to Juan and Delia Gutierrez. She was a retired housewife. More...

Area groups benefit from CBCF funding for ‘Kids Go to Camp’

The Coastal Bend Community Foundation has awarded 17 grants to nonprofit organizations and universities of the Coastal Bend to benefit children in a special grant program called “Kids Go To Camp.” More...

Suspect indicted for fatal shooting - Free Access

The suspect accused of fatally shooting a Kingsville man earlier this year was recently indicted by a Kleberg County grand jury for the crime. More...

KPD: Man stole items from unlocked cars

A Kingsville man was arrested early Tuesday morning after police reportedly found him in possession of several items stolen from unlocked vehicles in the area. More...

Bishop to charge those who write bad checks

Bishop City Council members on Wednesday voted unanimously to begin charging individuals who write a bad check a $40 fee if it is returned for insufficient funds. More...

City officials looking to address sewage issues

City of Kingsville officials said they are looking at a number of options to address recent concerns raised by residents on Masters Drive about sewage overflowing from sewer lines during rain events. More...

News

Greta Schuster honored with Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators selection

Honoree walks in her father’s footsteps

Dr. Greta Schuster said she walks in the footsteps of an “awesome teacher,” her father, Dr. Michael Schuster. More...

Library participates in International Big Library Read Program

The Robert J. Kleberg Public Library announced that it will be taking part in the Big Library Read program. More...

TAMUK, H.M. King bands to perform together at first high school invitational series

Admission to the April 1 concert is free

The Texas A&M University- Kingsville Wind Symphony will perform alongside the H.M. King High School Honor Band in the first TAMUK Bands High School Invitational Series. The joint concert will be at 7 p.m. More...

Education

Positive thinking and seven habits make a difference

Kingsway Leadership Academy Principal

The Jubilee Academic Center for the Coastal Bend Region is gearing up for student success. Can positive thinking help as the dreaded academic assessment tests are approaching? Yes, it can. More...

Gillett Intermediate School honor roll listed

The John S. Gillett Intermediate faculty and staff have announced the honor roll for the fourth six weeks of 2014- 15 school year. More...

Epiphany announces February Star Students

Pictured are Epiphany Episcopal School’s February Star Students. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Gabriel Chapa, Tea Yzaguirre, Jett Beltran and Cade Bake. In the back row are Elena Smith-Barry and Aden Trevino. (Submitted item) More...

Business

Residue Management controls erosion and improves the soil

Conservation Conversation

Residue management is a conservation practice used to manage the residue from the previous crop, specifically managing the amount, orientation and distribution of crop and other plant residue on the soil surface year round. More...

Foreign persons must report U.S. agricultural land holdings

The Executive Director for the U.S. More...

Poll

Should Kleberg County pay Nueces County for emergency services on shared beach property?

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