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May 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

CBC searching for camp volunteers, teachers

Coastal Bend College in Kingsville is looking for teachers and volunteers to help with the Kids College 2015 Power to Choose summer camp. More...

Vela seeking to address Mexico cartel violence - Free Access

A legislative provision dealing with drug and cartel violence in Mexico was recently proposed by U.S. Representative Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, and included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. More...

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Sports

Back-to-back shutouts advance Badgers to next round

The only thing better than starting a series with a shutout win is ending it with a shutout win. More...

Pitching sends Lady Lions to regional semifinal showdown

The Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions showed their pitching staff is ready for the late rounds of the state 3A playoffs, allowing just two runs over their two-game sweep of the Lyford Lady Bulldogs in the regional quarterfinals. More...

Lady Badgers’ playoff run ends in regional quarterfinals

The Bishop Lady Badgers softball squad bowed out of the state playoffs after losing their 3A regional quarterfinal series against district rival San Diego over the weekend. More...

Editorial

Agreement on state budget evades House, Senate

AUSTIN — June 1 is the last day of the 84th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature. From now until then is all the time that remains for the House and Senate to decide if they’re going to agree on a 2016- 2017 state budget. More...

The price of cheap labor

Manicures and pedicures aren’t usually news or fodder for commentary, but a blockbuster report in The New York Times has made them a compelling issue. More...

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Public invited to Baffin meeting

Researchers conducting a water quality study on Baffin Bay plan to present some of their findings to local residents during a public meeting to be held at the Celanese plant in Bishop early next month. More...

City to honor historical preservation with event

May is “National Preservation Month,” and a special event will be held Friday to highlight several renovation projects currently underway in town. More...

Kleberg Bank closing area financial centers in Kingsville, Corpus Christi

Kleberg Bank recently announced that it would be closing several of its financial centers in H-E-B stores around the area, including one in Kingsville, a move that was made as a result of customers utilizing electronic banking methods over inperson b More...

Serna screens film for Kingsville

Actor Pepe Serna screened an independent film, ‘Man from Reno’ (below), in which he plays a lead role at the Rio 7 Cinema. The film will show at the theater for a week. More...

News

Corral Park to get walking, jogging path

Students with the Student National Pharmaceutical Association at the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy have taken initial steps to build a walking and jogging path at Corral Park in Kingsville More...

America’s Last Patrol to celebrate Memorial Day

America’s Last Patrol Inc. invites the public to celebrate Memorial Day at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 23 at the Last Patrol Ranch, which is located four miles west of Benavides on U.S. Highway 359. More...

H.M. King Early College survey to close May 22

H.M. King Early College High School is asking parents to become active partners with the institution for their child’s education by completing a brief survey that will provide information to the school. More...

Education

ATL Academy takes trip to Conner Museum

Students from Aspire to Lead Academy got the opportunity to visit the Collection of Quilts at the Conner Museum on Thursday, May 7. More...

Sarita Elementary School honor roll listed

Sarita Elementary School fifth six weeks honor roll announced. First Grade All A - Damian Chapa and Baylen Tinsley First Grade A/B - Jayla Clack, Holdan Miller, Adonai Shelton and Dante White More...

Nanny Elementary School fifth six weeks honor roll announced

Nanny Elementary School honor roll for the fifth six weeks has been announced. First Grade All A - Piper Colston, Zeldarae Garcia, David Gonzales, Jesaeh Gonzalez, Jaiden Rivera More...

Obituaries

David Hernandez Perez

David Hernandez Perez, 70, of Ricardo, died Friday, May 15, 2015. He was born Dec. 15, 1944 in Kingsville to Jose P. Perez and Dolores Hernandez Perez. Mr. Perez retired from Wilcox Furniture after 25 years as a warehouse manager. More...

Graciela Longoria

Graciela “Gracie” Longoria, 68, of Kingsville, died May 16, 2015 in Corpus Christi. She was born Aug. 15, 1946 in Bishop, to Manuel and Hermelinda Longoria. She was disabled. More...

Norma Gloria Soliz

Norma Gloria Soliz, 57, of Riviera, died Monday, May 11, 2015 in Kingsville. Visitation took place May 15 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. A rosary was recited by Mrs. Gracie Uribe-Cano May 15 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. More...

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