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Ricardo ISD moving forward with facility

The Ricardo Independent School Board of Trustees announced plans to go forward with a joint effort to construct a physical education facility to be used by both the RISD and the community of Ricardo at their monthly board meeting on Wednesday evening More...

Kleberg preparing for registration sticker change

Kleberg County is gearing up for a new Texas Two Step. Beginning March 1, the state will no longer issue vehicle inspection stickers and will move to a “Two Steps, One Sticker,” program. More...

Bishop council stays local for chief hire

The Bishop City Council ended its search for a new police chief on Wednesday with city officials voting unanimously to hire Margarito Gonzalez as the leader for the Bishop Police Department. More...

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Sports

Badgers’ rally in second half not enough against Warriors

The Bishop Badgers had the region on upset alert Tuesday in Falfurrias, but were not able to finish off a second half comeback, falling to the Santa Rosa Warriors, 70-64. More...

Sports Roundup: Academy advances to quarterfinals, area teams in tournaments

Santa Gertrudis Academy basketball The Santa Gertrudis Lions advanced to the Region IV quarterfinals Thursday, after defeating the Taft Greyhounds, 76-66, in Tuloso- Midway. The Lions will now face the No. More...

Freshman Castillo shuts down Santa Rosa to open up tourney

Not only did Riviera freshman Gabe Castillo shutout Santa Rosa Thursday, he limited the Warriors to just one hit while racking up 12 strikeouts in six innings in the Seahawks’ 4-0 win. More...

Editorial

Thank you, Navy League

Guest Commentary

Good neighbors are force multipliers, and Shannon and I are blessed to have so many good friends and neighbors support our mission at NAS Kingsville. One of our finest is the Navy League in Kingsville. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Medical marijuana banned at the VA

Veterans Post

Medical marijuana is legal in only 23 states. To gain access to it in those states with marijuana dispensaries, physicians are required to give advice and sign forms. More...

Pulcher sentences local man to life in prison for sexual assault

A 55-year-old Kingsville man on Thursday received two consecutive life sentences after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a disabled person last year. More...

KPD: Warrant roundup underway locally

The City of Kingsville Municipal Court and Kingsville Police Department recently announced that they are participating in this year’s Great Texas Warrant Roundup, which runs through March 15. More...

TAMUK professor to headline concert

A Texas A&M University-Kingsville professor will be the featured artist for the Kingsville Symphony Orchestra concert on March 8 at Edward Jones Auditorium. More...

Nueces to seek $9K for patrol of property

Nueces County commissioners on Wednesday said they intend to seek at least $9,000 annually from Kleberg County to help pay for law enforcement patrols on more than 3,600 acres of beach property situated on the northern border of Kleberg County. More...

City looking to tap new water meters

The City of Bishop is considering a change to a new wireless water meter that would change how the city accumulates usage data, while also giving residents the ability to monitor their water use online. More...

News

Coastal Bend Community Foundation, Animal Medical Clinic join to help with vet care costs

Coastal Bend Community Foundation is partnering with Animal Medical Clinic toward the adoption and medical needs of dogs in Kingsville City/ County Animal Control. More...

Kleberg County Human Services implements new transportation policy

The Kleberg County Human Services Paisano Transit will implement its new transportation policy for the cities of Ricardo, Riviera and Sarita on March 2. All trips must be made 24 hours in advance in order to use the services coming into Kingsville. More...

Municipal Warrants Issued

The following Municipal Warrants for the City of Kingsville were released Feb. 17, 26 and 27. Here’s how to clear an outstanding warrant, according to city officials. • Make full payment online at www.cityofkingsville.com. More...

Education

Perez Elementary students advance to regionals

Students from J.R. Perez Elementary competed in the Kingsville Independent School District Science Fair that was recently held at the KISD Administration Building. More...

Harvey recognizes spelling bee winner, alternate

The Harvey Elementary School campus announced the winner of the 2015 Spelling Bee. Winner pictured in the left photo is Justin Perez, third grade. He advanced to the spelling bee in Corpus Christi. More...

Obituaries

Crisoforo P. Carrales Jr.

Crisoforo P. Carrales Jr., 78, of Kingsville, died Feb. 22, 2015 in Corpus Christi. He was born Sept. 5, 1936 in Kingsville to Crisoforo and Victoria Carrales. He was a retired truck driver and a musician. More...

Eloisa Delgado

Eloisa Delgado, 91, of Bishop, died on Feb. 25, 2015 in Bishop. She was born Dec. 9, 1923 in Bishop to Genovevo and Guadalupe Delgado. She was a retired housekeeper, and was also a lifetime member of St. James Catholic Church. More...

Adolfo De La Cruz

Adolfo De La Cruz Chapa, 86, of Kingsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 in Kingsville. He was born Sept. 29, 1928 in Kingsville to Silvestre Chapa and Martha De La Cruz Chapa. Chapa was a former employee of Texas A&I University. More...

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