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October 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Options abound for Trick-or- Treating

Trick or treaters in Kingsville will have plenty of events to choose from this Halloween. More...

KISD aims to curb attendance issues with new district programs

The Kingsville Independent School District Board of Trustees held a special meeting and workshop on Wednesday evening to discuss new learning and mentoring programs for all age levels in the district. More...

KPD seeks skate shop burglary suspects

Kingsville police are trying to determine the identities of four individuals who tried to burglarize a local skateboard shop in the 300 block of E. Kleberg Ave. early Sunday morning. More...

Nature’s Own resort to host ARK fundraiser

The Nature’s Own RV Resort will host its second annual fundraising event for Animal Rescue Kleberg on Oct. 31 at 6 p.m. at Nature’s Own RV Resort, located at 5151 S. Highway 77. More...

Calendar of Events


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Special Sections

Sports

Academy sweeps Bishop as playoffs approach

After a tension-filled fivegame match to open the District 31-3A season last month, the Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions kept their rematch against the Bishop Lady Badgers almost free of any suspense, sweeping Bishop 27-25, 25-15 and 25-23. More...

Ricado football gets split against Alice

The Ricardo Yellowjacket football squads split their pair of games against the Alice Coyotes Tuesday, with both teams’ defenses playing well. More...

SGS has successful district meet

The Santa Gertrudis School eighth grade boys cross country team picked up a district title at the District 31-3A meet Monday in Falfurrias. The team had six top 10 finishers, with Gabe Platas leading the team in second place. More...

Business

TSSWCB publishes book for 75th anniversary

Conservation Conversation

The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board announces the release of “Plowing New Ground: The 75th Anniversary History of the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board,” authored by historian Dan K. More...

Ways to keep lawn problems at bay

County Agent's Corner

With the fall season in full swing, conditions are certainly favorable for Take-all patch/root rot to attack area lawns. More...

Nueces Electric Coop hosts 75th annual membership meeting

The Nueces Electric Cooperative held its 75th annual meeting Oct. 9 at the Richard Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown. More...

Family

Reinhuber presents piano students to Music Club

The Music Club of Kingsville met Oct. 14, with Mary Tryer, president, presiding. Tryer introduced Dr. Joaquin Reinhuber, piano professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Reinhuber introduced his two senior students who were to perform. More...

Bishop 4-H Club provides community service

Bishop 4-H Club, along with the Bishop Chamber of Commerce and the Bishop Badger Booster Club, helped to sponsor Bishop High School Parents Night on Oct. 16. More...

Senior center menu listed

The Kleberg County Senior Citizen congregate dining menu is served at the Senior Center located at 1109 E. Santa Gertrudis in Kingsville, Ricardo Senior Center and Riviera Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. More...

Breaking News - 10/24/2014 11:00 PM

Week 9 - Free Access

All four local teams were in action Friday in Week 9 of the high school football season. H.M. King Brahmas - 19La Feria Lions - 14 More...

Slice of controversy arises from pizza giveaway at polling location

A pizza giveaway was the source of controversy on Tuesday, a day after early voting for this year’s General Election got underway, with local Democrats claiming that Republicans were bribing voters with food for votes. More...

Garza: Rules in place for election

Kleberg County Clerk Stephanie Garza on Thursday said her office would be reminding candidates and their supporters about complying with Texas Election Code after turning away several individuals wearing T-shirts endorsing General Election candidates More...

Halloween Costume Contest

The Tenth Annual Kingsville Record and Bishop News Halloween Costume Contest is underway! Submitted photos can be found on pages 10A and 11A of this issue. More...

Bishop police searching for suspicious vehicle

Bishop police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man in a sport utility vehicle who approached a young girl walking home from school Wednesday afternoon. More...

News

Aspire to Lead Academy hosts Unity Day in stand against bullying

Aspire to Lead Academy showed support for Unity Day on Oct. 22 by wearing orange and taking a stand against bullying in schools. More...

Clubs and Organizations Calendar

(Editor’s note: To submit changes to a calendar item, call 592-4304 ext. 5.) Sunday More...

Education

H.M. King High School honor roll announced

The H.M. King High School honor roll for the first six weeks of school has been announced. More...

St. Gertrude students decorate pumpkins

Students at St. Gertrude School have been decorating pumpkins to add to the Pumpkin Patch as part of their autumn celebrations. More...

Editorial

Harvey’s Foundation

Looking Back

From the beginning of our university, originally named South Texas State Teachers College back in 1925, we have gone through building growth spurts. The first spurt, of course, was the construction of the initial buildings for STSTC. More...

Drawn to Politics

Full Story

Early and election day voting

Guest Commentary

The final days of the campaign season are quickly coming to an end and early voting is in full swing. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Texas would maintain the Voter ID law for the early and regular voting. More...

Obituaries

Nicanor ‘Nick’ G. Perales

Nicanor “Nick” G. Perales, 59, of San Diego, died on Oct. 21, 2014 in Beeville. He was born May 25, 1955 in Kingsville, to Jose Lionel (Amelia) Perales. More...

Poll

Should political parties offer free food near polling locations?

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