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Kingsville Task Force seizes nearly $500K following traffic stop on Highway 77

Two Mission men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after agents with the Kingsville Specialized Crimes and Narcotics Task Force reportedly discovered nearly $500,000 hidden throughout the vehicle in which the pair was traveling. More...

BCISD trustees make election results official

The current Bishop Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees held a special meeting Tuesday evening to canvass the results of the May 9 Bishop Joint Election and officially declare newly elected members of the board. More...

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Sports

Cardona’s all-around night highlights Badger’s win

Aaron Cardona struck out 13 batters and pitched a onehitter for the Bishop Badger baseball squad as they defeated the Odem Owls in game one of their 3A regional quarterfinal series Thursday in George West, 12-1, in five innings. More...

Bishop’s Allen signs on to play at Sul Ross State University

Bishop’s T.J. Allen officially signed to continue his football career at Sul Ross State University Friday. The multi-sport athlete signed at the Bishop High School gym with his family, coaches and football and baseball teammates there to watch. More...

Natalie Barrera wins another first-place title in Killeen

Natalie Barrera took first place earlier this month at the Phantom Warriors Powerlifting Championships in Killeen, winning the raw division with a squat of 275 pounds, a bench of 165 pounds and a deadlift of 335 pounds. (Submitted photo) More...

Editorial

Major deadlines in the Texas House

Guest Commentary

Last week was a significant one for the Texas House of Representatives. Three major deadlines passed which prevent anymore house bills from being considered on the floor. Only bills that have passed the Senate can still be heard. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Filing despite the obstacles

Veterans Post

It used to be that a veteran could literally put a name and phone number on a piece of paper, write a line or two about wanting to file a claim, and the Department of Veterans Affairs would be responsible for getting in touch to help fill out a form. More...

Obituaries

Betty Moos

Betty Moos, 88, of Kingsville, and a longtime former resident of Alice, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Kingsville. She was born June 5, 1926 in Kerrville to Edwin H. Heimann Sr. and Edna Ruff Heimann. More...

Cole Garza

“Cole” Garza, 78, of Houston and a former resident of Riviera, died Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Corpus Christi. He was born Feb. 10, 1937 in Rio Hondo to Nicolas Garza and Herminia Echavarria Garza. Garza was a home builder. He was a U.S. More...

Ovidio Adriel Cantu

Baby boy Ovidio Adriel Cantu was born and died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Kingsville. A graveside service is pending at the Santa Gertrudis Cemetery. Turcotte-Piper Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. More...

SGISD renews Springs’ contract

The Santa Gertrudis Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a renewal of Superintendent Mary Springs’ contract for another three years at their monthly meeting on Wednesday evening. More...

KPD: ‘Dumbass’ signature earns man a trip to jail

A local man was arrested last week after he allegedly refused to sign a citation given for using a wireless electronic device while driving, then writing down an expletive as his signature, police said. More...

Texting while driving reportedly leads to crash

Texting while driving led to a single-vehicle rollover accident in the 3400 block of County Road 1030 on Wednesday, Kingsville police said, but the driver suffered only minor injuries in the crash. More...

Bishop council members, new mayor take oaths of office, pledge cooperation

Bishop’s new mayor, along with all of the newly reelected member of the city council, were sworn into office on Wednesday, after the results of the May 9 Joint Election were made official. More...

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News

Kingsville Record earns awards at Texas Gulf Coast Press Association

The Kingsville Record and Bishop News received four awards at the Texas Gulf Coast Press Association recently. More...

CASA swears in new volunteers

Brush Country CASA has announced that four new CASA volunteers were sworn in on May 12 by Judge Alfred L. Isassi, pictured at center. More...

Hernandez completes basic training

Army Spc. Rebekah R. Hernandez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Education

KISD recognizes parent involvement volunteers

The Kingsville Independent School District Title I Parent Involvement Program recently awarded their top “Volunteers In Public Schools” participants with a luncheon and awards assembly. More...

Perez Elementary School shows how they celebrated Cinco de Mayo

The fourth grade Ballet Folklorico students of J.R. Perez Elementary performed for the staff and students in celebration of Cinco De Mayo. More...

Family

Jones - Harrison

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn R. Jones of Corpus Christi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Eleanor Elizabeth, to Cole Wesley Harrison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Williams, and the late Mr. Kevin Harrison of West Columbia. More...

Navy League honors sailors

The Kingsville Council of the Navy League honored a few sailors from Naval Air Station-Kingsville recently by treating them to a lunch at Butch’s Restaurant in downtown Kingsville. More...

Barton-Juarez marriage vows exchanged

Wesley Eugene Barton and Julie Juarez, of Kingsville were married May 23, 2015. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. Jim E. Barton. Bride’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Javier Juarez. Bride’s grandmother is Julie Macias.(Submitted item) More...

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