January marks National Mentoring Month, a campaign aimed at recognizing mentoring and its impact on people’s lives. Whether it’s developing employees, supporting young people or inspiring and preparing college students, mentoring enables people to unleash their full potential by learning fr…
TAMUK celebrates Homecoming with parade: The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Javelinas celebrated their homecoming parade last week with much pride and attendance. The parade started at 6:30 p.m. and began at the Kleberg County Courthouse and ended at the Train Depot. Many people were on hand to cheer the Javelinas on while receiving candy, smiles, and waves from the parade participants. (Photos by Claudia Perez Rivas)
Premont, TX – National 4-H Council today announced that Trevor Martinez of Premont, Texas, is a runner up for the 2022 4-H Youth in Action Pillar Award for Civic Engagement. Martinez is recognized nationally for his commitment to empowering youth to meet needs in their communities.
SHREVEPORT, LA - Kendall Huff of Riviera, Texas leds a total of 190 Centenary students have been named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2021. The honor list names all students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in 12 or more semester hours taken for a letter grade during the…
The Kleberg County Commissioners Court discussed three different options for buying new bleachers at the J.K. Northway Expo Center and Rodeo Arena at its special session on Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 18.
The Kingsville Police Department Former Officer & Employees Association is making sure slain Kingsville Police Department officer Sherman Benys is not forgotten. They are also making sure his family is financially taken care of.
The Kingsville City Commission took an historic step towards improving economic development on Monday night, Jan. 10, when they unanimously approved a $500,000 Economic Development Grant Program designed to help local businesses grow and to bring new businesses into the community.
Students who participate in the GEAR UP Texas A&M University-Kingsville programs are provided educational trips, college preparatory assistance and cultural enrichment experiences in an effort to encourage them to seek a higher education.
After hearing a presentation on telephones and first responder equipment at Monday’s regularly scheduled Commissioners Court meeting, County Judge Rudy Madrid updated the court on the latest COVID-19 surge affecting the community.
On Jan. 4, 2022, a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper pulled over a vehicle carrying a number of water pumps. Upon further inspection, the DPS trooper discovered the water pumps were filled with methamphetamine.
There are new changes coming for pet owners in Kingsville in 2022, and Kingsville Health Director Emilio Garcia wants everyone to understand what the changes are and how they may be affected by those changes.
A local and area school district has extended the start of classes for students to return back to school after the Christmas holidays because of the recent increase of COVID-19 cases. Other local and area school districts kept the same scheduled date for students to attend classes.
Local officials are excited to announce that the keel laying for the USS Kingsville (LCS-36) is tentatively slated for the second half of February, 2022.
At Monday's Commissioner Court meeting, County Judge Rudy Madrid had a sobering message for the assembled public: that "the Omicron" virus is here, testing supplies are in short supply, and children are getting hit harder than most people.
The month of July started off on a bad note for a Kingsville man who was shot by an off-duty Corpus Christi police officer. Kingsville resident Tristan Trevino was shot in Corpus while allegedly trying to steal catalytic converters from a car.
The area Texas Association of Community Schools – Small School Academic Competition was held on Sunday, Dec. 3 at Banquete High School for Division competition.
Beto’s Community Store continúa sirviendo a clientes leales de generaciones de familias desde 1967. La histórica tienda representa un patrimonio conocido por sus clientes que son tratados como familia. Beto’s sigue siendo la piedra angular del barrio y refleja el admirable éxito de lo…
The latest City of Kingsville Health Department inspection scores have been released, and for the first time in recent memory, all of the establishments inspected receive scores in the “A” range.
With the cold weather rolling in, so are the Winter Texans at Seawind RV Resort in Riviera, Texas. Call them Winter Texans because when they arrive, this is their home. We’re all Texans for the winter, no matter where we all came from. Seawind RV Resort keeps our Winter Texans returning y…
Beto’s Community Store continues to serves loyal customers from generations of families since 1967. The historic store represents a heritage of treating its customers like family. Beto’s remains the icon cornerstone in the neighborhood, and reflects the admirable success of the Alberto Garza…
For nearly half an hour last week, Mackenzie Rae Figarelli-Everett flashed her pearly whites for picture after picture – including a lighthearted goofy shot with Coastal Bend College President Justin Hoggard – outside of the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center on the college’s Beeville campus.
NAS KINGSVILLE, TEXAS – The leaders of NAS Kingsville and Training Air Wing TWO honored a former commander in a brief ceremony, Dec. 13, at Kingsville’s Chamberlain Cemetery.
On Saturday, 73 underprivileged kids in Pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade from every Kingsville Independent School District were chosen to attend the Kingsville Mighty Brahma battalion ROTC Angel Tree function at the old high school gymnasium.
The 92nd Bluebonnet Charity Ball and debutante presentation was held on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Henrietta Memorial Center. Since 1929, the Bluebonnet Drama Club, a junior division of the Woman’s Club of Kingsville, has been active in the community.The Bluebonnets is primarily a service ori…
Texas A&M University- Kingsville Chief of Staff John Carrillo said he is excited to be a part of the TAMUK family and to be a part of the Kingsville community. As Chief of Staff, Carrillo has numerous duties. He is responsible for special projects and initiatives, such as the implementa…
Preparations for the April 2022 Wings Over South Texas Air Show in Kingsville got a jump start last Thursday morning, December 16 when Blue Angels FA/18 Super Hornet jet No. 7 flew into NAS-Kingsville for a winter meeting to begin preparation and planning for the 2022 Air Show. Event Coordin…
Members of the NAS Kingsville Chapel staff and volunteers on Dec. 7 delivered three van loads of toys, clothes and other gifts to the Salvation Army Angel Tree collection point in Corpus Christi.
The Kingsville City Commission held a workshop, public hearing and lengthy regular meeting on Monday night, with numerous area residents packing the commission chambers to speak and offer input on a proposed new convenience store on the corner of Escondido, and 6th Street and the need to do …
The big news at the Kingsville Independent School District board meeting was the fact plans are underway to prepare for a general trustee election next year with three positions up for election. The four-year terms for Places 1, 2, and 3 will be expiring in May 2022. The trustees initiated t…
The Kleberg County Commissioners held a relatively “quiet” meeting on Monday, as there was only a small agenda. The major action of the meeting was the decision by the commissioner’s court to amend and approve a new travel policy for county employees traveling to state mandated training in l…
Thanks to the combined efforts of the Los Mesteños Career Academy and the South Texas Literacy Coalition, a new free "Little Library" is now available for the community of Riviera.
Memphis, TN – Isabella Kieschnick and Makenna Saenz from Ricardo Middle School in Kingsville, Texas were two of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that represented Varsity Spirit in the 2021 Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Dis…
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