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County mulls capital murder fund for cases

Kleberg County commissioners are considering the establishment of a capital murder fund that would be used to better prepare the county for unexpected costs of handling those cases locally, but the idea is still being explored to determine its viabil More...

Alleged illegal gaming operation shut down

Investigators with the Nueces County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday arrested a 23-year-old man for engaging in organized criminal activity after they executed a search warrant on a suspected illegal gaming operation just north of Driscoll. More...

KISD Community Fair set for Aug. 15

The Kingsville Independent School District is hosting its Third Annual KISD Community Fair in August to welcome students back to school. More...

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Sports

Kingsville’s Navarro ready to compete on big stage in Corpus Christi

The last time Anthony Navarro stepped into a boxing ring, he earned a knockout victory in just over two minutes into the first round. Now Navarro is looking to build on that win with a fight Aug. 7 at Corpus Christi’s American Bank Center. More...

Construction causes changes for HMK teams

The ongoing construction at H.M. King High School will force some changes for the indoor sports that will begin play in the fall. More...

New Bull freshman camp forced to cancel

The New Bull football camp, meant for incoming freshmen, is being forced to cancel due to a lack of electrical power at the school due to the ongoing construction. The camp was scheduled for Monday through Wednesday. H.M. More...

Editorial

Texas Supreme Court upholds property rights

Guest Commentary

When I was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives, I was told of a troubling incident involving violation of private property rights right here in South Texas. More...

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New food guidelines reveal cancer risk

Senior News Line

It used to be much simpler to know what to eat. Remember the Basic 7 food groups we ate as children? That became the Basic Four. Then for years we followed the Food Pyramid, which was followed by MyPyramid. More...

Obituaries

Carolina Rodriguez

Carolina Rodriguez, 92, of Kingsville, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born Feb. 1, 1922 to Roman Robles and Refugia Gutierrez Robles on the King Ranch. More...

Yolanda Castillo Naranjo

Yolanda Castillo Naranjo, 57, of Kingsville, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born March 20, 1957 in Kingsville to Abel Castillo and Manuela Rodriguez Castillo. More...

Daniel Mark Christiansen

Daniel Mark Christiansen was born in Nogales, Ariz. on July 12, 1965 and died after a brief but serious illness on July 21, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. He was 49 years old. Dan was a member of St. More...

Escobar: Pay raises for county employees possible, but unlikely

Kleberg County Judge Juan Escobar on Thursday said now that the first round of budget planning workshops has concluded, he stands by his opinion that the county must first address the issue of courthouse maintenance, but did not dismiss salary increa More...

County clerk race no longer unopposed

The General Election race for Kleberg County Clerk is no longer unopposed after the executive committee for the local Republican Party recently nominated a challenger to face Democrat Stephanie Garza, election officials said on Thursday. More...

Van de Putte visits area during campaign stop

District 26 State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, left, the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor, visited Kleberg County on Friday during a campaign stop. More...

Residents urged to use caution with property

Kingsville police on Thursday said there had been several instances of property theft throughout the city this month and they are urging the public to take precautions in order to prevent similar crimes from occurring in the future. More...

News

VFW Post 2375 celebrates diamond anniversary

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2375 in Kingsville will celebrate 75 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families on Sunday, Aug. 3. More...

TAMUK prof speaks at Sunrise Rotary Club

Dr. Richard E. Hartwig, Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, spoke at the Sunrise Rotary Club of Kingsville Thursday. More...

Municipal Warrants Issued

The following are municipal warrants released from the City of Kingsville. Here’s how to clear an outstanding warrant, according to city officials. • Make full payment online at www.cityofkingsville.com. More...

Education

TAMUK schedules summer commencement Aug. 8

More than 300 graduates are ready to cross the stage to receive their degrees during the summer commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, in the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. More...

Incentives pay off at TAMUK as summer school enrollment increases

Summer enrollment at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is at the highest it has been in more than a decade, thanks to a large increase in the number of graduate students taking summer classes. More...

Jubilee Academic Center to host registration meeting

The Jubilee Academic Center’s Kingsway Leadership Academy and Aspire To Lead Academy are hosting a registration meeting at 6 p.m. July 28 and 29 at the King’s Way Family Church, located at 1727 Sen. Carlos Truan Blvd. More...

Business

County Agent's Corner: Desert termites

As blazing temperatures remain steady, this does not discourage insects from making an appearance in and around the landscape. More...

Part 3: Commemorating 75 years of soil and water conservation in Texas

Conservation Conversation

Several weeks ago I presented two columns on the history of the soil and water conservation districts in Texas. Many events will take place throughout the year in Texas to celebrate the 75th anniversary. More...

Poll

Should Kleberg County employees be given a raise in the next fiscal year?

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