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Bishop Girl Scouts show support for ARK

The Girls Scout Junior Troop 9210 of Bishop presented a donation of a sign for the Animal Rescue Kleberg on Wednesday evening. More...

Man arrested for allegedly stealing car from complex

A 28-year-old Hebbronville man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing a vehicle from an apartment complex in the 1100 block of W. Corral Ave., Kingsville police said. More...

Entrants sought for Miss Kingsville Pageant

There will be an informational meeting for those interested in registering for the Second Annual Miss Kingsville Pageant on Sept. 10 at the Douglass Youth Center at 6:30 p.m. More...

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Sports

Lady Lions’ comeback falls short against George West

The Santa Gertrudis Lady Lions’ comeback attempt fell short Tuesday, as they fell to the George West Lady Horns, 25-21, 25-21, 21-25 and 25-14. More...

Garcia places at state rodeo finals

J.T. Garcia, 9, competed last month in the Texas Youth Rodeo Association state finals in Gonzales, finishing fourth in the sub-junior cloverleaf barrels and fifth in the sub-junior poles. More...

Bishop gets sweep of Robstown, competing in Alice this weekend

The Bishop Lady Badgers picked up a sweep over the Robstown Cottonpickers Tuesday, 25-9, 25-12 and 25- 11. More...

Business

Top priorities set for conservation programs

Conservation Conversation

Convened by the Kleberg-Kenedy Soil and Water Conservation District, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and various stakeholders met on Aug. 11 at the Texas AgriLife Extension Office located at 729 E. Yoakum in Kingsville. More...

Kingsville Chamber welcomes new child care facility

The Kingsville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting on Aug. 14 for Exclusive Child Care Services. The childcare facility is located at 1420 N. 17th St. and is operated by Elizabeth Garza. More...

Kingsville Chamber hosts ribbon cutting JEL Services

The Kingsville Chamber of Commerce held a re-location ribbon-cutting for JEL Services on Aug. 13. More...

Obituaries

Derrick Thomas Anzaldua

Derrick Thomas Anzaldua, 24, of Kingsville, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Kingsville. He was born Nov. 20, 1989 in Galveston to Thomas Anzaldua and Mary Jane Hinojosa Anzaldua. Derrick was a proud 2008 graduate of H.M. King High School. More...

Juan T. Pena Jr.

Juan T. Pena Jr., 71, of Kingsville, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 in Kingsville. He was born Oct. 16, 1942 in Kingsville to Juan and Olivia Pena. He was a retired heavy equipment operator. He was preceded in death by his wife, Yolanda Pena. More...

Amelia P. Olivarez

Amelia P. Olivarez, 69, of Kingsville, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born Dec. 30, 1944 in Kingsville to Cleofas and Maria G. Pena. More...

Kingsville police search for armed robber - Free Access

An unknown individual walked into the IBC Bank in the 700 block of W. Santa Gertrudis Blvd. Friday afternoon, fleeing the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, Kingsville police said. More...

County opts to make more cuts to budget, not employee numbers

Kleberg County’s ongoing budget process reached a tipping point on Thursday, with county commissioners giving department heads a choice to make – trim their budgets more than they already have, or start getting rid of employees. More...

Kenedy commissioner race has new challenger

The race for Pct. 2 Kenedy County Commissioner will no longer be unopposed after a write-in candidate was approved to run against the primary election winner in November, election officials said on Tuesday. More...

KCSO donates new van to proposed soup kitchen

The Kleberg County Sheriff ’s Office on Wednesday donated a seized vehicle to a local non-profit organization, Weavers of Love, which will be used to transport residents in need to the group’s soup kitchen once it opens to the public. More...

USAF Band performs free concert for local residents

The United States Air Force Band of the West Mission Winds Woodwind Quartet performed a free concert for the public at the Kingsville Visitors Center on Wednesday. More...

News

Bremick receives college teaching award for contributions to student pharmacists

A faculty member who exemplifies the pharmacy profession’s high expectations for professionalism, concern for others and dedication to service received one of the highest Texas A&M University honors that can be bestowed upon a faculty or st More...

Municipal Warrants Issued

The following Municipal Warrants for the City of Kingsville were released Aug. 21. Here’s how to clear an outstanding warrant, according to city officials. • Make full payment online at www.cityofkingsville.com. More...

TAMUK professor presents paper at International Conference in Germany

Guest Commentary

Richard Hartwig, professor of political science at Texas A&M University- Kingsville, recently returned from the Fourth Global International Studies Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. More...

Editorial

Be ready... Make a difference

Guest Commentary

Shannon and I recently were in the pew at First Baptist where we were celebrating the life of a Bishop resident and shipmate who lost his life in a tragic accident. Pastor Jack said something that struck me. More...

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Safe travel for Labor Day

Guest Commentary

As the summer season comes to a close, many of us will be hitting the road for the Sept. 1 Labor Day holiday. Whether you’re taking a trip to the beach or to see family, your safety is important. More...

Family

Bishop Lions club donates school supplies to Bishop Primary

Members of the Bishop Lions Club presented school supplies to Principal Rosie Trevino at Bishop Primary School. More...

Our Lady of Good Counsel announces date for annual Family FunFest concert

Our Lady of Good Counsel Church will host its annual Family FunFest “Spiritual Banquet” Concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Jones Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. More...

Animal Control’s Pet of the Week

Kingsville Animal Control’s Pet of the Week is Rosie. She is a black and white cat and is about 1.5 years old. More...

Poll

Will the HMK Brahmas football team three-peat as district champs?

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