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Ricardo ISD school board hears maintenance concerns

There was a full house at the Ricardo Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday as two Ricardo ISD staff members used the public forum to voice concerns over issues within the maintenance department. More...

County sets tax rate, adopts budget

Kleberg County commissioners on Friday unanimously approved the county’s 2014-15 Fiscal Year budget, though officials warned that this year would be difficult given budget cuts that were made. More...

Initiative aims to create banner holiday season

Downtown Kingsville is in for a slight makeover this coming holiday season. More...

Commissioners urge diligence with contracts

Kleberg County commissioners recently approved a request to seek bids for electrical services, with one commissioner urging the court to do all it could to ensure proper procedure is followed when drafting a contract. More...

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Sports

Lady Badgers get sweep of Falfurrias in district match

The Bishop Lady Badgers made quick work of the Falfurrias Belles Tuesday, sweeping the Belles, 25-16, 25-10 and 25-15. Bishop set the tone early, starting the match out on a 6-1 run with three of those points coming on Olivia Gonzales aces. More...

Big Dog Powerlifting takes on Iron Wars

“Barrera’s Big Dog Powerlifting”, out of Bishop, brought home five first-place finishes plus a second-place finish last weekend at the USA Powerlifting’s Iron Wars in San Antonio. More...

Seahawk JV squad goes up against Lasara varsity

The Riviera Seahawk junior varsity football team took on the Lasara Lions varsity squad Thursday, taking a 22-6 loss against the Lions. The loss ended the Seahawks’ two-game winning streak and leaves them at an even 2-2 on the season. More...

Editorial

Remembering Benny Cortez, Brahma extraordinaire

Guest Commentary

It’s football season and the excitement about our local teams is at an all-time high. I attended H.M. King High in the early 1960s and remember the Brahmas going to district playoffs. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Update on legislative hearings

Guest Commentary

When the Texas Legislature is not in session, we meet to study issues that are impacting the state and consider ways to improve state government. More...

Family

Cowboy UP comes to First United Methodist

The community will have the opportunity to listen to and be led in worship by Cowboy UP at First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 230 West Kleberg in Kingsville. More...

Jim Tryer presents Music Club program on organs

The Music Club of Kingsville met Tuesday, Sept. 16 with Mary Tryer, president, presiding. Jim Tryer presented the program on “Monster” pipe organs in the United States. More...

Cisneros - Lozano

Arnulfo B. Cisneros and Cindy C. Truan, both of Kingsville, announce the engagement of their daughter Michelle L. Cisneros of Kingsville to Jose M. Lozano of Kingsville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jose M. More...

Roads closed temporarily in Kingsville due to flooding - Free Access

Kingsville police are urging motorists to be cautious when traveling in town Saturday night, due to heavy rainfall that led to flooding in some areas of the city.Police asked drivers to avoid King Avenue, Santa Gertrudis Boulevard, Corral Avenue and More...

Commissioners deny pay raise request through lack of action

Despite a recommendation from the Kleberg County Salary Grievance Committee to approve a raise for the county’s constable for Precinct 3, county commissioners on Friday opted not to even put the measure to a vote, denying the proposal. More...

Task force donates rig to DMC

Representatives with the Kingsville Specialized Crimes and Narcotics Task Force on Thursday formally presented a seized tractortrailer that will be used by students at Del Mar College to obtain their commercial driver’s license. More...

Early voting schedule altered following petition

Early voting hours for the Nov. 4 General Election will be extended after the Kleberg County Democratic Party filed two petitions that were later approved by state election officials, Kleberg County Clerk Stephanie Garza said on Thursday. More...

News

Bishop CISD celebrates Homecoming 2014

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Peña pinned as Chief Petty Officer

H.M. King High School graduate Oscar Michael Peña, along with two other Navy sailors, received the achievement rank of Chief Petty Officer. The ceremony took place Tuesday, Sept. More...

Brothers throw it back to the Roaring 20s

Brothers pictured from left are Brendan Guajardo, 16, a junior at Bishop High School; Jayden, 6, a first grader at Bishop Primary School; and Tristan, 17, a senior at BHS. More...

Education

Lions Club donates dictionaries to Harvey students

Third grade students at Harvey Elementary School were recently given dictionaries, a gift from the Kingsville Noon Lions Club. More...

Bishop Elementary celebrates Homecoming week

Participating in the homecoming activities for Bishop’s Homecoming Week are some of the fourth graders from Bishop Elementary School. Each day the district celebrated with a different theme. More...

Perez Elementary students receive dictionaires from Lions Club

Members of the Kingsville Noon Lions Club visited with the third grade students of J.R. Perez Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 19 and gave each student a dictionary. More...

Business

Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Javelina Station

The Kingsville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, for Javelina Station Student Housing, located at 1300 W. Corral. More...

Chamber welcomes Flourishing Hope Counseling

The Kingsville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Flourishing Hope Counseling on Wednesday, Sept. 24. The counseling service is located in the Chamber of Commerce building at 635 E. More...

Soil testing campaign starts in October

Conservation Conversation

Once again the Kleberg-Kenedy AgriLife Extension office in Kingsville has announced the annual Coastal Bend Soil Testing Campaign for row and forage crop producers such as hay and improved pastures. The campaign starts Oct. 1 and runs through Nov. More...

Obituaries

Gregory Steven Dreyer

Gregory Steven Dreyer, 57, of Kingsville, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 in Kingsville. He was born Aug. 31, 1957 in Amarillo. Dreyer was a carpenter until his retirement. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Kingsville. More...

Zoila Rossett Barrera

Zoila Rossett Barrera, 85, of Kingsville died on Sept. 24, 2014 in Houston. She was born Jan. 31, 1929 to Santos and Emilia Rossett. She was self-employed. More...

Angelita C. Cadena

Angelita C. Cadena, 92, of Kingsville died on Sept. 23, 2014. More...

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