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Local youth creates Egyptian display

Isabel Hubert, 8, is a girl who not only loves to read, but to create a world out of words. Isabel currently has a display of Egyptian culture at the Robert J. Kleberg Public Library. More...

Mother, son indicted for money laundering

A Kleberg County grand jury on Thursday indicted two individuals arrested for money laundering earlier this year in Kingsville. More...

Bishop City Council adopts 2014-15 budget

The Bishop City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s 2014-15 budget and tax rate, with the former not including any pay raises for city employees. More...

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Sports

Lady Hawks control Ben Bolt in win

The Riviera Lady Hawks got back into the win column with their 25-16, 25-12, 23-25 and 25-14 win over the Ben Bolt Lady Badgers Tuesday. The win put the Lady Hawks at 2-1 in District 31- 2A. More...

Riviera JV picks up another shutout against John Paul II

The Riviera Seahawk junior varsity football team picked up a shutout over the John Paul II Centurions Thursday, 42-0. It was the second straight shutout win for the team and puts them at 2-1 on the season. More...

Ricardo gets victory in first game

The Ricardo Yellow Jackets got their season started Thursday, with the seventh and eighth grade teams combining to defeat the Santa Maria Cougars, 14-0. More...

Editorial

Meet the city’s new tourism director

Guest Commentary

The City of Kingsville was a little over 50 years old when I was born at home at 414 Garza Street. The home was that of my maternal grandparents, a very loving family. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Alice Farmer’s Market

Guest Commentary

Those of us who grew up in South Texas have a deep respect for our farming and ranching heritage. There are many ways we honor that tradition, especially at meal time. More...

Family

Kingsville Tri-City RTA elects officers for new club year

The Kingsville Tri-City Retired Teachers Association recently elected their officers for 2014. More...

TAMUK dean speaks to Noon Rotary Club

Dr. Stephan Nix, dean of the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, spoke to the Noon Rotary Club this week. 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...

High school football scores 9.19.14 - Free Access

Below are final scores from Friday night's high school football games for local teams: More...

General Cavazos work set to begin

Work is set to begin on widening and reconstructing two of the most heavily traveled roads in the City of Kingsville, Texas Department of Transportation officials said on Friday, with construction set to take several months. More...

Eagle Scout project aims to improve birding conditions

A local Boy Scout on Wednesday proposed an Eagle Scout project to the Bishop City Council that aims to make the city’s park a destination for birding enthusiasts. More...

Disability no match for teen’s desire for homecoming crown - Free Access

Editor’s Note: The Kingsville Record had the opportunity to speak with Tristan Benavidez during the homecoming parade Thursday. He later won the crown on Friday. More...

Bishop High School gears up for homecoming

Bishop High School is getting ready for their homecoming parade set for Wednesday. The Bishop Badger Booster Club is organizing the parade and is accepting applications for parade entries. More...

Man injured in single vehicle accident

A 35-year-old man was flown to a Corpus Christi hospital early Thursday morning after being involved in a single-vehicle accident, Kingsville police said. More...

News

H.M. King celebrates Homecoming 2014

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Garden Spot of the Month honors goes to Taco Bell

Taco Bell at 1005 S. 14th St. received the Garden Spot for September. The lawn and landscaping is always neat, tidy and green. More...

South Texas, CKWRI earn first-ever legacy landscape for quail conservation

The region of South Texas and the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville were the first-ever to receive the Legacy Landscape for Northern Bobwhite Conservation designation. More...

Education

Harvey Elementary introduces Chess Club to students

Harvey Elementary School has a new club called the Chess Club. Students are learning about how the game is played and important strategies. Students are planning to play the game with staff and community members in the future. (Submitted item) More...

St. Paul says ‘Be Bold and Go Gold’

Students at St. Paul Lutheran School have been raising awareness for Childhood Cancer Month. More...

St. Paul Lutheran School September star students

The St. Paul Lutheran School September star students have been recognized. Pictured are Colt Vincent, kindergarten; Randi Hoefelmeyer, pre-kindergarten and Rhett Nimmons, CEC. (Submitted item) More...

Business

Christus Spohn honors Dr. Robert R. Murphy

A retirement party and farewell took place on Wednesday afternoon for a long-time, respected physician who recently retired. Dr. Robert R. Murphy, who has been practicing internal medicine in Kingsville for 37 years, is retiring. More...

Kleberg-Kenedy SWCD sponsors poster and essay contest

Conservation Conversation

The Kleberg-Kenedy Soil and Water Conservation District Directors have just received information for the 2015 poster and essay contest for students in the local schools. More...

County Agent’s Corner

Preparations under way for next growing season

With the high cost of commercial fertilizers, agriculture producers are always looking for st rategi e s to cut costs while still maximizing production potential. More...

Obituaries

Arturo Pena Rojas

Arturo Pena Rojas, 76, of Bishop, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 in Corpus Christi. He was born Oct. 29, 1937 in Bishop to Benigno Rojas and Sara Pena Rojas. Rojas was a painter until his retirement. More...

Adam Wayne Scott

Adam Wayne Scott of Kingsville, Texas, died Friday Sept. 12, 2014 in a San Antonio hospital. He was 51 years old. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Kingsville. More...

Poll

In light of recent domestic violence and the NFL's handling of those issues, should NFL commissioner Roger Goodell resign?

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