• 0

Proclamations were on the agenda during the Kingsville Independent School District regular board meeting, which took place Tuesday, October 12.  

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 1

For almost 40 years the El Pastel Bakery on 7th Street in Kingsville has been making customers happy with their homemade family pastry recipes. Under the new ownership and management of Mike and Raquel Alvarez, the business is continuing to not only thrive with its existing customers, but is…

  • 0

Maggie Salinas, a local historian and volunteer, has devoted her time, energies, and resources for the betterment of the community and helped many individuals for 6o years.  She continues to help the community with her contributions and projects.  Recently, she donated 344 children’s’ book t…

  • 0

Rolando Molina, a music educator for over four decades, inspired and influenced his students to seek careers in that field. A testament to his influence is the fact that 70 former students now work as band directors, choir teachers, or music teachers in Texas and nationwide.  Molina became t…

  • 1

Irma Lerma Rangel, a champion of education and trail blazer, pioneered first roles for women.  She was the first Mexican American woman to be elected to the House of Representatives on Nov. 1976. Rangel, a Democrat, represented the Forty- ninth legislative district for 26 years and authored …

  • 0

Por mas de 40 años, la panadería El Pastel Bakery, localizada en la calle 7 de la ciudad de Kingsville, ha mantenido contentos a sus clientes con sus recetas familiares. Bajo nueva administracion de Mike y Raquel Alvarez, la panadería continúa creciendo y expandiendo por la region.

  • 0

The City of Bishop Police Department has been awarded a grant from TxDot, marking the first time the police department has ever received funds from the state agency.

  • 0

The Kleberg County Commissioners Court met in regular session on Monday afternoon, taking action on a number of items that included proclamations saluting county 4-H participants and the Purple Door Shelter as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month.

  • 0

Domestic violence. The term often conveys images of a man hovering over a woman with a closed fist, the woman cowering on the floor, crying with hand outstretched as if to stop a coming blow. This isn’t an accurate picture of what it really is. Oftentimes, it isn’t physically violent but rat…

  • 0

The weekend festival will have a variety of events to attend. The King Ranch Visitor Center will host a Winged Wonder Tour on Friday and Sunday. For more information and to schedule a tour, contact them at (361) 592-8055. On Friday, there will also be a Monarch 5K run at Dick Kleberg Park at…

  • 0

An oversight by the City of Kingsville led to a discussion regarding the placement of 48 American flags on Kleberg Street by the VFW intended to honor veterans during veteran holidays, a tradition of more than 20 years in the city. 

  • 0

On Tuesday afternoon (3:34 PM), Kingsville Police responded to a crash at U.S. Highway 77 and Corral Avenue.  A northbound pickup was pulling a trailer that became unhitched and crossed the median and struck a southbound Ford F-150.  

  • 0

(Pictured above) Badger defensive back Manny Pelagio wraps up the London ball carrier in the 56-0 loss to the Pirates on Friday, Sept. 24. (Pictured below) Bishop’s tight end Brendon Ray fights for positive yards after a reception against the London Pirates. The Badgers will face Kingsville …

  • 0

Kingsville Main Street held it’s second monthly Main Street Wine Walk Sip & Shop event Saturday, Sept. 25 from 2 to 6 p.m. in downtown Kingsville.

  • 0

Bishop Consolidated Independent School District Board Members voted to rescind the face coverings mandate for all adults and students on district property.

  • 0

H.M. King Brahmas varsity football team lost 42-0 against rival Alice Coyotes on Friday, Sept. 24. Top performers for Brahmas were Sophomore Ethan Morrison (32) Senior Sergio Gonzalez (2), and Senior David Ortiz (7). Above, Brahma receiver runs the ball while Coyotes try to tackle him. Below…

  • 0

The Riviera ISD met for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Monday night, and Superintendent Patricia Thornton had good news for the Board of Trustees.

  • 0

Explore downtown Kingsville this Saturday with a walk and wine sampling during the second monthly Kingsville Main Street Wine Walk, which will take place September 25 from 2 to 6pm. The Wine Walk will also feature Michelob Ultra and Bud Light during the event from select vendors and merchants.

  • 0

Mental health should be at the forefront of our overall health, especially during these trying times when our communities have been put under immense stress. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and like mental illnesses, suicide can affect anyone regardless of age, race,…

  • 0

More than 26 years ago, the first female pastor took the podium at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church. While doubt was in the back of her mind, she said she had to be an overcomer and not give up on what she was called to do.

  • 0

9-11 Memorial Stair Climb:  Air Station Sailors and civilian staff members participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb to honor the fallen firefighters, police officers, and civilians who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York’s World Trade Center.

  • 0

Animal Round Up 4-H group recently met to kick off the new year of projects. Members are Emmie Purdy, Henry Purdy, Harriet Purdy, Karina Arteaga, Ethan Arteaga, Joshua Arteaga, Cross Morales, Miranda Gonzalez, Victoria Gonzalez, Miranda Salas, Kyrie Lozano, Delanie Mooney, Case Mooney and Se…

featured
  • 0

The City of Kingsville and the coastal bend area ‘dodged a bullet’ earlier this week. Tropical Storm Nicholas was projected to make landfall between near Rockport on Monday.

featured
  • 0

For seven-year-old Logan Garza of Kingsville, the evening of September 8 will be a night to remember for the rest of his life. But that’s getting ahead of the story.

  • 0

The Bishop City Council held its regular meeting on Wednesday, September 8 to approve the city budget for the new fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2021 and ends September 30, 2022.

  • 0

The City of Bishop held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, September 14 to commemorate the re-opening of the playground at Bishop City Park. Bishop residents, police, and city council members and staff gathered to celebrate the new equipment. Bishop Chamber of Commerce Director Judy Hubba…

  • 0

The City of Kingsville Commission held its regular meeting on Monday, September 13 to approve the City Manager’s budget for the new fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2021 and ends September 30, 2022.

featured
  • 0

The City of Kingsville Commission held a Special Meeting Tuesday, September 7 to discuss introduction ordinances on a number of items, which will be voted on in the next city meeting. 

featured
  • 0

Twenty years ago, four hijacked planes carried out attacks on the United States.  Islamic extremists known as Al Qaeda were responsible for the attacks. 

  • 0

“To be a good pet owner, you must be committed to your pet for life,” says Ofelia Arevalo, a long-time caring pet owner. Ofelia cares for her pets; helps homeless pets; pets in need, along with providing new pet owners with viable information.