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AG, Comptroller candidates make campaign stop in Kingsville

Two candidates seeking statewide office stopped in Kingsville Friday, just two days before the polls open for early voting. More...

Time for a ‘Tea Party,’ steampunk-style

The Robert J. Kleberg Public Library will host a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, in steampunk style, on Oct. 25 for teenagers in the community. Steampunk is a genre of science fiction that involves steam-powered machinery and Victorian era dressing. More...

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Sports

Ground game not enough for Bishop against Aransas Pass

The second half woes continued for the Bishop Badgers Thursday in their 30-13 loss to the Aransas Pass Panthers. More...

Lady Lions sweep Lady Vaqueros

The Santa Gerturdis Academy Lady Lions picked up a District 31-3A sweep over the San Diego Lady Vaqueros Tuesday, 25-11, 25-13 and 25-16. Hailey Bull led Academy with 15 kills, and Kayla Bryant also reached doubledigits with 11 kills. More...

Martinez formally introduced as Javelina head coach

Jaime Martinez, in his 10th season as a member of the Texas A&M University- Kingsville Javelina football coaching staff, was formally introduced as the interim head coach of the team at a news conference at the university Wednesday morning. More...

Editorial

Your vote matters

Guest Commentary

Most Texans have heard the slogan, “Texas, it’s like a whole other country,” as an advertising campaign to promote our state. Any time you see promotional advertisement, it costs money – and lots of it. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Halloween tips

Guest Commentary

Halloween is upon us, which means costumes, candy, pumpkins, and trick-or-treaters will fill our streets in less than two weeks. More...

Family

October Garden Spot of the Month announced

The Garden Spot for October is the home of Jed and Nancy Munn at 1614 W. Santa Gertrudis. The lush lawn serves as a backdrop for many blooming, colorful plants and shrubs. 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...

Saldana arrives for duty as Army Recruiter

Army Staff Sgt. Ricardo D. Saldana has arrived for duty as an Army Recruiter with El Paso Army Recruiting Company, Viscount Army Recruiting Center. He is a 2002 graduate of H.M. King High School in Kingsville. More...

Election 2014

Candidates seek 105th District Judge post

An assistant district attorney in Nueces County is looking to keep a Republican on the bench as 105th District Judge in this year’s General Election. More...

Candidates seek 105th District Judge post

A former assistant county attorney from Nueces County is looking to become the first Democrat in four years to hold the office of 105th District Judge during this year’s General Election. More...

Two candidates vie for District 43 State Rep. position

The current District 43 State Representative, republican J.M. Lozano, is seeking re-election and hopes to continue making progress for Bee, Jim Wells, Kleberg and San Patricio counties. More...

As Nov. 4 General Election nears, candidates make last funding push

Candidates in this year’s General Election are entering the home stretch in their respective campaigns, with recently filed finance reports showcasing a growing push to market each candidate’s respective platforms. More...

Residency issues arise at Ricardo schools

The Ricardo Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed issues with students claiming residency to attend Ricardo ISD and addressed concerns over school buses on Wednesday night. More...

Kenedy County JP pleads guilty to illegal dumping

A Kenedy County Justice of the Peace on Thursday pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of illegal dumping for storing trash on his property that was taken from other areas. More...

Toys for Tots kick-off set for Thursday

Toys for Tots of Kleberg-Kenedy County will host their Campaign Kick-Off party at the Kingsville Chamber of Commerce this Thursday at 11:30 a.m. More...

News

Four to receive Distinguished Alumni, Rising Star honors during 2014 Homecoming

Four alumni of Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be honored at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, when the Javelina Alumni Association meets for its annual Homecoming Luncheon at the ballrooms of the Memorial Student Union Building. More...

Tejano Symposium at TAMUK honors Dr. Hector P. Garcia

He was a civil rights advocate, a World War II veteran, a physician, and the founder of the American G.I. Forum. Dr. Hector P. Garcia was all of those things and more. More...

TAMUK Dates to Remember

(Editor’s note: all of the events listed take place on the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus unless otherwise noted. More...

Education

Harrel Elementary School honor roll listed

The Harrel Elementary School honor roll for the first six weeks of school has been announced by Principal Leo Ramos Jr. More...

Setting resolutions for the school year

Jan. 1 always seems to be the day that people make resolutions for the New Year. As an educator, I have always thought it would be a good idea to make resolutions for a new school year. More...

Kleberg Elementary School honor roll posted

The A.G. Kleberg Elementary School honor roll for the first six weeks has been announced by Principal G. Adrian Vargas. More...

Business

Conservation Conversation: Prukop, Schubert re-elected to SWCD board

John Prukop and David Schubert, local farmers, were re-elected to serve fouryear terms on the Kleberg-Kenedy Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors, headquartered in Kingsville. More...

County Agent's Corner: Fall armyworms inundate pastures, landscapes

Favorable conditions throughout the county have brought back one of the top forage feeders to pastures and landscapes including athletic fields. This tiny pest can consume more vegetation overnight than most insects. More...

Raffle winner announced

NewWave Communications awarded an iPad Mini to Rogelio Acuna, based on a random drawing during their participation in the National Night Out event recently in Kingsville. More...

Obituaries

John K. Powers

John K. Powers, 68, of Bishop, died on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Kingsville. He was preceded in death by his parents, John David and Leona Powers. More...

Diomira O. Gomez

Diomira O. Gomez, 84, of Kingsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Corpus Christi. She was born July 12, 1930 in Kingsville to Guadalupe and Dora Olivares. Gomez was a member of El Buen Pastor United Methodist Church. More...

Walter Edward LaCour

Walter Edward “Cookie” LaCour, 85, of Bishop, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in Corpus Christi. He was born June 16, 1929 in Woodsboro, to Loyd LaCour and Mary Stockton LaCour. More...

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