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Drug testing for BCISD on the table

Drug testing is getting closer to becoming a reality at the Bishop Consolidated Independent School District after the Board of Trustees heard a presentation from a representative of a drug testing company at a meeting Monday evening. More...

Police taser nude woman who allegedly trashed room

Kingsville police said a 35-year-old woman was tasered and hospitalized early Sunday morning after she reportedly began throwing items at officers who found her nude and destroying a hotel room in the 700 block of S. 14th St. More...

Kleberg County officials show signs of opposition to billboards

Kleberg County commissioners on Monday expressed their displeasure at a pair of billboards installed near the sheriff ’s office pointing out that jailers in Nueces County have higher starting salaries than their counterparts in Kleberg County. More...

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Sports

Annual H.M. King tennis camp finishes with tourney

The H.M. King annual summer tennis camp held its campending tournament Thursday in four different divisions. More...

Thunder Gold win World Series with eight straight wins

The Thunder Gold, comprised of players from Kingsville, Bishop and Ricardo, are now the No. 1 U6 softball team in the state after winning the South Zone World Series earlier this month in Highlands. More...

Javelinas picked to finish seventh in Lone Star Conference

The Lone Star Conference released its football preseason poll Tuesday and Texas A&M University- Kingsville was picked to finish seventh. The preseason favorite is Angelo State, which received 17 of 21 first-place votes for a total of 142 points. More...

Editorial

Governor says family of woman who died in custody deserves answers

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on July 22 issued a statement regarding the arrest and death of Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old Illinois resident who had driven to Hempstead in response to a job offer from Prairie View A&M University. More...

Obama kneecaps congress (again)

If only President Barack Obama were as hardnosed and clever in undermining our adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congress, the country’s strategic position might be transformed. More...

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County to oppose URI request

While still waiting for a ruling in the appeal of a lawsuit against a uranium mining company, Kleberg County officials have ordered a new challenge against the company’s request for a renewed mining permit. More...

Kleberg pushes back on proposed land agreement

A proposed agreement between Nueces and Kleberg Counties for law enforcement patrols on more than 3,600 acres of Kleberg County land remains unsigned after local officials raised new concerns on Monday. More...

Longtime Riviera ISD board member passes away - Free Access

A longtime member of the Riviera Independent School District has passed away. Wilson B. Martin, 84, died Saturday. Martin was an active member of the Riviera ISD school board at the time of his death. More...

KPD: Stolen car recovered following traffic stop

Kingsville police recovered a stolen vehicle early Saturday morning during a traffic stop near the intersection of Eighth Street and Santa Gertrudis Avenue. More...

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News

Local youth honored for rank of Eagle Scout

Ryan Garcia is a 2015 high school graduate of Riviera Kaufer High School. More...

Newly created dog group meets Sundays in Bishop

Dogs frolic and bond as they enjoy their evening at Bishop City Park Sunday. The dogs are a part of a dog group that meets every Sunday at the park. More...

Food inspection scores released

The City of Kingsville City-County Health Department has released the food inspection scores. More...

Education

Riviera students complete research project

Riviera Kaufer High School’s Aquatic Science/Scientific Research and Design class decided to take part in the Baffin Bay Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Study conducted by Dr. More...

KISD sets registration dates

August marks the beginning of registration for local Kingsville Independent School District students. Registration dates and times are as follows: • Harrel Elementary - Aug. 10 – Aug. 14 - 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. More...

Kingsville native named to HPU Dean’s List

Howard Payne University recently honored many students for academic success during the spring 2015 semester. More...

Obituaries

Mercedes H. Cortez

Mercedes H. Cortez, 93, of Kingsville, died Monday, July 27, 2015 in Kingsville. She was born Sept. 24, 1921 in Kingsville to Pedro Hernandez and Maria Infante Hernandez. Cortez was a member of St. Martin’s Catholic Church. More...

Ovidio H. Pena

Ovidio H. Pena, 78, of Corpus Christi and a former resident of Kingsville, died Friday, July 24, 2015. He was born in Kingsville to Alfonso and Maria Huerta Pena. Ovidio served with the U.S. More...

Andres Dennett Garcia Jr.

Andres Dennett Garcia Jr., 76, of Kingsville, died July 25, 2015 in Corpus Christi. He was born March 12, 1939 in McAllen to Andres Garcia and Ysabel Dennett. He was a business owner. More...

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