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KISD begins enrollment for Early College HS

Memorial Intermediate School students were given the chance last week to enroll in the district’s early college high school program set to begin with the freshman class next school year. More...

Symposium aims to bring awareness to Alzheimer’s

Memory loss in older adults is often seen as a normal part of aging – unfortunately Alzheimer’s disease is much more than the occasional memory loss. More...

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News

April Garden Spot of the Month features colorful appeal

The yard of Jerry and Debbie Bravenec at 1148 Cypher Ave. has been selected for the April Garden Spot of the Month. More...

Texas A&M University system announces IT Audit report results

John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, recently announced that Deloitte Consulting, LLP has completed their study of Information Technology infrastructure throughout the A&M System. More...

TAMUK athletics hosts 'Hoggie Hunt'

Many children and parents turned out for the fifth annual Hoggie Hunt hosted by Texas A&M University- Kingsville's Javelina Athletic Department on Wednesday. More...

Education

Harvey Elementary participates in nationwide MX3 Math Competition

Harvey Elementary recently participated in a nationwide Math Competition. Team A. Perez was named the THINK Nation Central Time Zone Most Valuable Class Winner. More...

Local schools ‘Link Up’

Students from St. Gertrude School, along with other area elementary students, participated in a Link Up Program in conjunction with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute in New York City. Dr. More...

Perez Elementary School honor roll

Perez Elementary School has announced the honor roll for the fifth six weeks of the 2013-14 school year. More...

Business

H.M. King FFA team advances

The H.M. King FFA Horse Judging team competed at the Area 10 FFA Horse Judging Career and Development Event Competition at Texas A&M University – College Station on April 5. More...

Kleberg-Kenedy encourages community stewardship

Conservation Conversation

As a part of Kleberg and Kenedy counties since 1997, the Kleberg-Kenedy Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) No. More...

Obituaries

Richard ‘Dick’ Reynolds

Richard “Dick” Reynolds died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on April 16, 2014, at age 91 in Austin, Texas. More...

Robert Joseph Hernandez

Robert Joseph Hernandez, 86, a resident of Orange Park, Fla. and a former longtime resident of Kingsville, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Orange Park. He was born Jan. 25, 1928 in Chicago, Ill. to Joseph Hernandez and Bessie Bliss Hernandez. More...

Jo Ann Ulrich

Jo Ann Ulrich, 44, a resident of Riviera died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. She was born Jan. 1, 1970 in Corpus Christi to Jose R. Reyes and San Juanita Perez Reyes. More...

Former tourism director no longer employed with city

Capell: ‘Violations of city’s personnel policy’ led to Trescott’s dismissal

The City of Kingsville’s former tourism director, who recently stepped down for another position within the city, was dismissed less than two weeks later for allegedly violating the city’s personnel policy last week, City Manager Vince Ca More...

Early voting set to begin for city, school elections

Early voting for the upcoming May 10 election for the City of Kingsville and a pair of local school districts will begin next week. More...

Community breakfast promotes positivity

Nearly 200 people attended last week’s Fourth Annual Community Breakfast in the ballrooms of the Texas A&M University- Kingsville Memorial Student Union Building, organizers said on Thursday. More...

Pinewood Derby calling all racers for event

The Venado District Cub Scouts are gearing up for their annual Pinewood Derby Race later this month. South Texas Council District Executive George Arciba said the races are divided by age and division. More...

Sports

Cricket growing in popularity at TAMUK

With every swing, a tennis ball goes flying across the courts at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. And with each swing comes cheers from the sideline, and frustration from some of the players. More...

Brahmas shut out Bearkats, 13-0

The H.M. King Brahma baseball team bounced back from their first district loss in a big way, shutting out the Raymondville Bearkats for a 13-0, five-inning win Tuesday. Donny Diaz picked up the complete game win for the Bulls. More...

District play getting close to end

Riviera Baseball The Riviera Seahawks defeated the Edinburg Quest Trailblazers Tuesday, 16-2, in five innings. Allen Hibler and Sebastian Lerma had two hits each to lead the Seahawk offense. More...

Editorial

Semper Fi Fund a worthy cause

Grab your checkbook. I hope by the time you finish reading this, you’ll be ready to cut a check to the Semper Fi Fund. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Beware of creative scams

Dollars and Sense

ScamBusters has exposed a wide variety of the latest scams. While it might be entertaining to think about the cons that scammers come up with, remember that older Americans alone are bilked out of almost $3 billion a year. Fake Pregnancy More...

Family

TAMUK to host annual ‘Take Back the Night’

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. As people come together across the country, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville community will join in as they show their support during Take Back the Night. 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...

Incoming governor of Rotary speaks to Kingville Noon Rotary members

Pictured in the left photo is Dr. Alfonso Aquino, anesthesiologist at Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg, who spoke to the Noon Rotary Club last week. Right is Rotarian Steven Tallant. More...


Poll

Should Kleberg County commissioners allow Nueces County the opportunity to purchase 3,680 acres of beach property located in Kleberg County from the State of Texas?

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