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Bishop council gives OK for new smart water meter pilot program

The Bishop City Council on Wednesday formally authorized the city’s participation in a pilot program for smart water meters that will be initiated in the near future for 25 households within the city limits. More...

Wild Horse BBQ event gets state recognition - Free Access

With Bishop’s Wild Horse Desert Round-Up less than a week away, organizers have announced on portion of the event has received a prestigious honor. More...

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Sports

After winning biggest battle, Garza takes the field

Despite playing in his first Little League baseball game Wednesday, Matthew Garza had already won the biggest battle even before putting on his Athletics uniform and cleats for the first time. More...

De Los Santos no-hits Banquete

The state-ranked No. 4 Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions were out to prove why they belong with the state’s elite teams Wednesday when they hosted the Banquete Lady Bulldogs in District 31- 3A play. More...

Brahma tennis wins at district, advances to regional meet

The H.M. King Brahma tennis team had two of their doubles teams qualify for the regional meet last week at the District 31-4A meet. More...

Editorial

It’s time for an explanation - Free Access

For the Record

There’s been a lot of discussion in the community over the past week about the decision by the leaders of the Kingsville Independent School District to not renew the contract of H.M. King High School Principal Juan Sandoval. More...

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Telling history

Looking Back

History is full of stories. I love history, but I generally don’t enjoy museums. What an odd combination of feelings. Museums are designed and set up to present our history to us in a supposedly enjoyable fashion. More...

Family

Santa Barraza, Carmen Lomas Garza featured in art show at Texas A&M-San Antonio

The artwork of two alumni of Texas A&M University-Kingsville is on display at the Educational and Cultural Arts Center at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. More...

Gonzalez - Garza marriage vows recited

Sabreena Garza married Luis Miguel Gonzalez on April 4, 2015 in Kingsville. The double-ring ceremony was performed by Justice of the Peace Carmen Cortez. More...

Hinojosa-Duncan

Joe and Cynthia Hinojosa of Kingsville announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Marie Hinojosa to Andrew Joseph Duncan, son of Lawrence Edward and Penny Duncan of Richmond. An Aug. More...

Election 2015

Candidate hopes to be re-elected for Bishop CISD Place 4 seat

(Editor’s Note: Marc Morales’ opponent in the May 9 Joint Election, Tanya Perez, did not respond to repeated requests for an interview for her profile when contacted by the Kingsville Record and Bishop News this week.) More...

Candidates vie for Bishop CISD Place 5 position

Judith Murdoch, the current Place 5 holder on the Bishop Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees, is about to complete her 11th year as a member and is looking to serve another term. More...

Candidates run for Bishop City Council Place 4 spot

A longtime member of the Bishop City Council who has served nearly 30 years in office is hoping voters will give him another term in order to continue work done in recent years to move the city forward. More...

Students protest Sandoval decision

Some high school students protest school lunches or the school dress code. While some students at H.M. King High School may wish that they could be allowed to wear sweatpants to school, one group says all they want is their principal back. More...

Tickets on sale for ‘State of the City’ luncheon

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s State of the City luncheon featuring Kingsville Mayor Sam Fugate, with proceeds from the event being used to help fund a scholarship for local high school students. More...

Driscoll ISD votes to send students to Kingsville, Bishop school districts

The Driscoll Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to approve tuition transfer agreements for Driscoll high school students with the Bishop Consolidated Independent School District and the Kingsville Independent School District Thursday More...

Kleberg, Kingsville keep sales tax momentum

Kleberg County and the City of Kingsville both saw decreases in sales tax allocations this month, but are maintaining momentum that could lead to record totals for the year, according to figures recently released by the Texas Comptroller’s offi More...

News

Volunteer fire fighters graduate

Kingsville Volunteer Fire Fighters have been spending their weekends attending a fire school in Beeville. Graduates, pictured from left, are Cesario Cavazos, Esther Gonzales, Cristian Barriossalas and Cody Tullos. (Submitted item) More...

TAMUK Now Chapter to host special live streaming event

Gloria Steinem, bell hooks participate in forum

(Editor’s Note: The name bell hooks is correct in all lower case.) More...

TRTA members visit Austin

More than 1,000 retired educators met in Austin last week at the Texas Retired Teachers Association 62nd Annual Convention at the JW Marriott. More...

Education

Epiphany students learn how to grow, tend garden

Spring is in the air and Epiphany’s younger students are planting gardens. With the help of the Kleberg County Extension Agency, the pre-school students have four raised beds that they are watering and tending. More...

St. Gertrude celebrates Superheroes Day

Pictured are several St. More...

PPAS students have ‘Celebration’ on campus

Campus Ministry Council (CMC) at Presbyterian Pan American School (PPAS) held the annual celebration on April 10 and 11, with a super hero theme. More...

Business

Conservation volunteers honored during National Volunteer Week

Conservation Conversation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service celebrated National Volunteer Week April 12-18 by thanking and honoring its Earth Team volunteers for their service to conservation. More...

County Agent warns about Lobelia

County Agent’s Corner

Cattle producers in southern Kleberg County and in Kenedy County need to be aware that conditions have been ideal for the development of the cool season annual Lobelia berlandieri. Lobelia contains nicotine alkaloids and is toxic to livestock. More...

The South Texas Natives Project and Native Plant Restoration in South Texas

Have you ever wondered what plants really are native to South Texas? The monthly meeting of the South Texas Master Naturalists has invited Forrest S. Smith, the Dan L. More...

Obituaries

Celestina R. Soliz

Celestina R. Soliz, 95, of Kingsville, died April 14, 2015 in Kingsville. She was born May 19, 1920 in San Benito to Ysidro and Antonia Soliz. She was a retired housekeeper. She was also a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church. More...

Elizabeth Rowland Ochoa

Elizabeth Rowland Ochoa, 57, of Corpus Christi died April 12, 2015 in Austin. She was born Jan. 9, 1958 in Corpus Christi to Richard and Maria Dolores Rowland. More...

David G. Perez

David G. Perez, 80, of the King Ranch, Laureles Division, died April 13, 2015 in San Antonio. He was born Oct. 7, 1934 in Kingsville to Merardo (Virginia) Perez. More...

Poll

Should KISD administrators offer a public explanation for the pending departure of HMK principal Juan Sandoval?

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