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November 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City eyes $10 million-plus in improvements

The City of Kingsville is looking at $10,451,125 worth of improvements funded mostly with certificates of obligation after members of the Kingsville City Commission discussed a potential project list at a meeting Monday. More...

Kingsville gets a big Main Street welcome at El Paso conference

Representatives of the Texas Historical Commission officially welcomed the City of Kingsville back to the Texas Main Street Program last week. More...

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Sports

Weekend Sports Notes

Lady Brahmas Make All-District Numerous members of the H.M. King High School varsity volleyball team were recently selected for the All- District 31-4A team. Kylie Cranfill received Honorable Mention. More...

Sanford signs with Islanders

H.M. King High School Senior Julia Sanford signed her ‘Jane Hancock’ on the dotted line and committed to play softball with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi next year. More...

CANCER AWARENESS

CANCER AWARENESS — Memorial Middle School seventh and eighth grade volleyball members wore pink socks to support breast cancer awareness month recently. More...

Editorial

TAMUK fans the best

Editor: I am an 89-year-old Flour Bluff resident who is a long time Texas A&M-Kingsville football fan. I fell in the stadium after the Nov. 6 Javelina football game. More...

Life-saving efforts appreciated

Editor: This letter goes out to all prayers and God foremost. My daughter went in to deliver her baby, but with complications the baby had passed. During all this my daughter had many many complications, from cardiac arrest to kidney failure. More...

MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL EFFORT TO MINIMIZE DANGER OF SEX OFFENDERS

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WITH THE Of„ ce of the Attorney General (OAG) recently joined Gov. More...

Family

Senior Citizen Menu posted

Kleberg County Senior Citizen Congregate Dining Menu Served at the Senior Center - 720 E. Lee, Kingsville Ricardo Senior Center and Riviera Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For the week of November 15 to November 19. More...

Participants complete week-long ACTS retreat

A standing-room only congregation gathered at Our Lady of Good Counsel parish in Kingsville to participate in a special Mass service for 23 men who completed a weekend long retreat on Oct. 31. More...

50th Wedding Anniversary celebrated

Benny M. LeBon and Dolores Pena LeBon of Norfolk, Va., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 13. They were married on Nov. 13, 1960, at St. Martins Catholic Church in Kingsville. They have two sons, Benny C. LeBon and Eddie A. More...

Schultz wins Pct. 2 post

Recount reverses Hinojosa’s 1-vote lead

In the race for Pct. 2 Kleberg County Commissioner, Republican candidate Chuck Schultz was declared the winner over Democratic candidate Joe Hinojosa after a recount Friday morning. More...

OATH OF OFFICE

OATH OF OFFICE — Kleberg County Judge Pete De La Garza congratulated newly elected Constable Pct. More...

Main Street kickoff here set for Nov. 19

The City of Kingsville, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Downtown business owners are gathering supporters for a kick-off celebration of Kingsville’s designation as a 2011 Main Street City to be held Friday, Nov. More...

Industrial accident victim remembered

A well-known Kingsville resident injured in an industrial accident at a unit being operated by OXEA at the Celanese facility in Bishop on Oct. 10, succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday. More...

News

Veterans Day 2010 Remembered

Kingsville parade brings out community pride!

Flags of many veterans’ organizations were proudly displayed. More...

Clubs and Organizations Calendar

(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 More...

Education

Bishop students salute veterans

VETERANS DAY WELCOME — 1998 Bishop High School graduate and wounded warrior SSG Robert Ochoa Jr., center photo, was welcomed back at the Veterans Day program Thursday at the Bishop CISD Joe Trevino Theater. More...

Storybook characters come to life at Kleberg School

Second Annual Literature Alive a success

Storybook characters came alive as Kleberg Elementary School hosted the second annual Literature Alive recently. Students shared their favorite storybook with their classmates throughout the day while they dressed as a main character. More...

ST. PAUL STARS

ST. PAUL STARS — St. Paul Lutheran School honored the following students during the month of October. More...

Business

Conservation Conversation

Special soil sampling campaign underway

To determine fertility needs on cropland and pastureland, a soil test is highly recommended. More...

Busting the Young’s Pizza, Texicali myths

Over the years and to this day, there have been many vigorous debates concerning Young’s Pizza and the Texicali sandwich itself. Questions like, how many different locations has Young’s had since it started back in 1956? More...

County Agent’s Corner

Thanksgiving turkey facts, suggestions

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many local residents will soon be looking for that perfect bird to grace the Thanksgiving table. More...

Obituaries

Samuel A. Moya

Samuel A. Moya, 58, of Kingsville passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010. He was born on August 22, 1952 in Kingsville, Texas to Mr. and Mrs. Jose (Glafira Arguijo) Moya. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Maria Guadalupe Bueno. More...

Nilda N. Perez

Nilda N. Perez, 68, of Kingsville, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at her residence after a battle with cancer. She was born on Sept. 23, 1942, in Edinburg, to Manuel Canales and Paulita Garza Canales. More...

Tim Zahn

Tim Zahn, 53, was called home to be with the Lord on November 10, 2010, after a courageous battle to overcome injuries sustained on October 10, 2010. More...

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