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May 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Booster club questioning ‘fundraisers’

People who purchased barbecue plates within the past couple of months at a local drive-through business thinking they were supporting H.M. More...

Public town meeting set

A public town meeting is planned to discuss Kingsville’s Downtown and the Main Street Program at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the City Commission Chamber at City Hall, Sixth Street entrance. More...

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Sports

Badgers win game one in area playoffs

The Bishop Badgers baseball squad took a 1-0 lead in a best of three game series against the Refugio Bobcats with a 2-0 game one victory on Thursday, May 13 at Fairgrounds Field in Robstown. More...

Seahawks were behind after losing area opener

Too many errors committed in different innings resulted in Riviera-Kaufer’s varsity baseball team losing Game One of their area match against Taft 2-1 at the Richard Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown this past Thursday. More...

State champs receive a Badger welcome

Joshua Smith and Caleb Holmes (both standing to the left) received a hero’s welcome at Bishop High School upon arriving from Austin where they won the University Interscholastic League 2A state More...

Editorial

Letter to the Editor

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DEL CORAZON

Muy Gordo Land …

Texas is a big state in more ways than one. It’s the nation’s second largest land mass with an area larger than most countries. It’s also the state with the nation’s fattest city. More...

Family

Boy Scouts of America Venado District

Pinewood Derby winners announced

The 2010 Boy Scouts of America Venado District Pinewood Derby was held on April 10 at Neessen Chevrolet in Kingsville. There were 35 entrants, two Tiger, 11 Wolf, five Bear, seven Webelos, and 10 Open. More...

Clubs & Organizations

(Editor’s note: Some entries may have outdated or incorrect information, to submit correct information or changes to your calendar item, call 592-4304 ext. 5.) Monday Crafty Ladies, 9 a.m. More...

Church Directory

ASSEMBLY OF GOD KING’S WAY FAMILY CHURCH 1727 Carlos Truan Blvd. More...

Chacho hailed as real family hero

Thanks to an alert family dog, an 86 yearold Bishop woman was saved after falling outside of her home when she was not able to get up. On Tuesday April 20, Rita V. More...

Middle school learning thrives among students at Memorial

Picture if you can students wanting to learn Galileo’s theory, Newton’s Law of Motion, algebra, literary terms, research paper formats and writing letters to students in other states. More...

News

Municipal Warrants Issued

Michael Atkinson, 31510 FM 1561, San Benito, Failure to appear Shawn Joseph Baltazar, 1505 E. Corral, Failure to appear Anna Delia Cantu, 211 E. Fairview, Failure to appear Benjamin T. More...

Vital Statistics

Births Julie DeLaRosa and Angel Hinojosa, May 5, 2010, a boy Norma Leticia Gonzalez- Lugo and Juan Luis Lugo, May 7, 2010, a boy Marriage Licenses Michael N. Golike and Kristy K. Horton Juan C. More...

BARBECUE COOK-OFF

The Border Bandits cooking team won first place in the chicken category and third place in the brisket category at the First Annual Train Days Barbecue Cook-Off on May 8. Pictured are team members, Leo DeLeon and Shorty Tijerina. More...

Education

ROTARY STUDENT OF THE MONTH

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H.M. KING BAND STUDENTS RECEIVE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPS —

The following students were awarded music scholarships: pictured are from left, Nicole Hewitt received a $500 scholarship for non-music majors at Southwestern University; Daniel Castaneda received a Texas All More...

Bishop Primary honor roll listed

Bishop Primary School fifth six weeks honor roll has been announced by Principal Debbie Gonzalez. More...

Business

County Agent’s Corner

Watch for pesky cut ants

The Texas leaf cutting ant has to be the most frustrating of all South Texas landscape pest. These hard to control ants can strip a tree or ornamental of all its leaves overnight. More...

Photo

Chemcel Federal Cred it Union Donates $5,000 — In honor of Bishop’s 100th anniversary, Michael C. More...

Conservation Conversation

USDA releases new data on soil erosion and development of private lands

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today announced that soil erosion on cropland declined by more than 40 percent during the past 25 years, while more than one-third of all development of U.S. land occurred during the same period. More...

Obituaries

Marcelo C. Arredondo Jr.

Marcelo C. Arredondo, Jr., a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend died Saturday May 8, 2010. More...

John Albert Mitchell

John Albert Mitchell, 75, of Bishop, died May 7, 2010. He was born May 23, 1934, to Kenneth and Clara Mitchell in Detroit, Mich. Mitchell was a U.S. Air Force veteran and after serving his country for 23 years he retired as a Master Sergeant. More...

Edwardo R. Resurez

Edwardo R. Resurez, 74, died on May 11, 2010 in Kingsville. He was born on December 4, 1935 to Martin and Inocencia Resurez in Kingsville. He was a retired laborer. More...

Poll

Should political parties offer free food near polling locations?

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