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KPD: Pregnant woman arrested for armed robbery

Kingsville police on Wednesday arrested a 33-year-old woman who allegedly robbed a local insurance business at gunpoint the day before. More...

Accident closes portion of U.S. 77

One person was hospitalized following a twovehicle accident Wednesday that left a propane tanker truck on its side and leaking on U.S. Highway 77 near South Farm-to-Market Road 772 in Riviera, which took emergency crews several hours to clear. More...

Kleberg, Nueces move forward on beach agreement

Kleberg County commissioners last week gave the go-ahead to Nueces County leaders to draft an interlocal agreement between both counties for public services on more than 3,600 acres of beach property. More...

Special Sections

Education

Class of 1955 celebrates 60th reunion

The H.M. King High School Class of 1955 celebrated its 60th anniversary recently with a reunion in Kingsville. Twenty-six of the graduates attended, with spouses and relatives. More...

2015 Key Club Scholarship recipients awarded

The Kiwanis Club of Kingsville presented Key Club Scholarships on June 25 to Amanda Bray, daughter of Jason and Anna Bray, and Sarah Remelius, daughter of Jim Remelius and Terisa Riley. More...

Business

Noon Lions Club contributes to community, donates to Brush Country CASA

Brush Country Court Appointed Special Advocates thanked the Kingsville Noon Lions Club for its recent donation. Brush Country CASA is a non-profit organization that recruits, trains and supports community volunteers. More...

Family

Perez-Perez

Domingo and Sylvia Perez Jr. of Kingsville, announced the engagement of their daughter, Tracy C. Perez, of Kingsville to Juan D. Perez of Brownsville, son of Mario and Alma Perez of Brownsville. More...

Obituaries

Amelia Rodriguez Perez

Amelia Rodriguez Perez, 79, of Kingsville, died June 30, 2015 in La Porte. She was born July 28, 1935 in Kingsville, to Bernave and Carmen Rodriguez. She was a retired homemaker and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Kingsville. More...

Robert Harvey Hester

Robert “Bob” Harvey Hester died June 29, 2015. Services are pending with Turcotte-Piper Mortuary in Kingsville. More...

Former judges agree to officiate same-sex weddings

After word spread that several Kleberg County judges would not officiate samesex marriages in the area, following the June 26 U.S. More...

Services announced for Brooke Hester

A memorial service for Brooke Hester will be held on Friday, July 10 at Edward Jones Auditorium at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus, located at 855 North Armstrong. More...

Bishop CISD hires new high school principal

The Bishop Consolidated Independent School District named a new Bishop High School principal for the 2015-16 school year during a school board meeting on Monday. More...

A special place for Bobby Hopkins

A special display was featured at Lydia’s Restaurant on Wednesday in memory of Bobby Hopkins, who passed away Monday. More...

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News

Noon Rotary Club installs 2015-16 officers

Noon Rotary Club officers and directors for 2015-16 were installed at a dinner last week. More...

Summer intern joins Kingsville staff

NRCS District Conservationist

Nelissa Guerra is from the small town of Benavides. She is the daughter of Reynaldo and Sylvia Guerra. More...

Cattle Fever Tick

County Extension Intern

Sometimes weather conditions create a suitable environment to host many organisms that we typically don’t encounter. Other times, organisms just happen to make an appearance no matter the conditions. More...

Editorial

Celebrating the Fourth of July

Guest Commentary

This weekend, we celebrate Independence Day, the birth of the United States. It’s also two other significant birthdays, which I’ll discuss below. But first, why do we celebrate the Fourth of July? More...

Drawn to Politics

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Veto period over

Guest Commentary

While the Texas Legislature has been out of session since June 1st, the Capitol has been busy winding down since lawmakers left town. One of the most important periods occurs during this time, which is the governor's veto period. More...

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