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National Night Out at Bishop City Park looked a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the event was set up as a “Reserve Parade”, where cars could drive through and receive food, goodie bags and other prizes along the way. 

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Kleberg County officials are reminding local citizens that voter registration for this year’s General Election is scheduled to end early next week.

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Due to the continuous growth on the south side of town, the south wastewater treatment plant will see more use and flow at the facility within the next few years. 

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The Kingsville City Commission recently passed a budget for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year that is helping to “beautify” the city. City of Kingsville officials will be working on improving the roads and sidewalks throughout the city. 

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Recently, the Kingsville City Commission passed a budget on Sept. 14 that appeared to approve a 2.42 percent ad valorem property tax increase. However, City Manager Mark McLauglin is proud to point out the 2020-21 budget actually has a small effective tax decrease. It will allow the City to …

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The Kleberg County Commissioners Court voted Monday to approve the budget and tax rate for the 2020-21 Fiscal Year, and county residents can expect an increase in property taxes compared to last year.

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Due to lack of rainfall in the area for the past few weeks, the Kleberg County Commissioners Court voted to implement an order “prohibiting outdoor burning” in the county beginning next week.

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At a special meeting of the Kingsville City Council on Monday evening, council members heard a presentation by City Manager Mark McLaughlin on the proposed 2020-21 City Budget.

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A total of 10 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported in Kleberg County since last Tuesday, bringing the total amount of deaths in the county to 18, Kleberg County and City of Kingsville officials said this week.

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Hazard pay, the city tax rate and new computer dispatch software for city police highlighted the Bishop City Council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

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Pinning down a word to describe late Pct. 4 County Commissioner Zaragoza “Shorty” Salinas has been difficult to do for those closest to him. However, the servant leader that many knew him as would say although he is a person who was small in stature, his faith and heart were larger than life.

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Pct. 3 Kleberg County Commissioner Roy Cantu provided an update to local residents about the County Pier on Riviera Beach at Monday’s Kleberg County Commissioners meeting.

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The son of late Pct. 4 Kleberg County Commissioner Zaragoza “Shorty” Salinas will now fill the seat his father once sat in, after taking the oath of office at Monday’s Kleberg County Commissioners meeting.

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Kleberg County Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the final part of a three-project improvement plan to renovate the facilities at Kaufer-Hubert Memorial Park in Riviera.

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Kleberg County positive COVID-19 cases reached 361 as of Tuesday morning, as testing concluded by the Texas Military Department concluded last week.

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Law enforcement in Kleberg County will now be able to monitor the waterways in the county closer than ever before thanks to the most recent purchase of a patrol boat for the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office.

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Kleberg County officials announced the death of Pct. 4 Kleberg County Commissioner Zaragoza “Shorty” Salinas on Tuesday morning.

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A Naval Air Station Kingsville sailor is being honored for his leadership and ensuring aircraft arresting equipment is fully operational.

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The J.K. Northway Exposition Center will get additional funding for renovation efforts, after Kleberg County officials announced they have been awarded a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development Grant in the amount of $175,000.

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The Texas Primary Runoff elections took place last week, which finalized the local General Election ballot for November 2020.

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Local leaders and hospital personnel met for a joint press conference on Monday to discuss the importance of continuing to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in Kleberg County and surrounding areas.

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Kleberg County Judge Rudy Madrid extended the county’s Face Covering Order for another 30 days, as COVID-19 cases in the county continue to climb. During Monday’s Kleberg County Commissioners meeting, Madrid said because cases over the weekend were more than the amount in the county over the…

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On July 2, Captain Erik Spitzer, the 35th Commanding Officer of NAS-Kingsville, will change hands with Captain Thomas Korsmo to take command of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.  

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A Kleberg County Audit report for 2019 revealed an increase in revenue to the county’s budget for the second consecutive year, doubling the county General Fund totals over the last two years.

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At the regularly scheduled June 24 Bishop City Council meeting, the council narrowly voted to approve a resolution of support for the Los Ebanos affordable housing project that it had rescinded its support for just two weeks before.  

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The City of Kingsville has agreed to enter into a new interlocal agreement with Kleberg County involving the ownership and operation of the J.K. Northway Center. The new arrangement will replace the old agreement with just a few changes.

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The Bishop City Council voted unanimously to rescind its previous resolution of support for the proposed Los Ebanos affordable housing project on Wednesday evening, June 10.  

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This week, two positive COVID-19 cases in the area impacted Kleberg County and the City of Bishop, as cases continue to rise in the State of Texas.

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Texas Senate District 27 Republican candidate Vanessa Tijerina, 42, was arrested last Wednesday night in Raymondville on multiple charges, after finding “crack pipes” in her car, Raymondville police officials said.

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Kleberg County’s count of total positive COVID-19 cases has reached 14 as of Tuesday morning, after three new cases were added to last week’s total.

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The City of Kingsville announced the opening of the city’s neighborhood parks last week, beginning on May 1, with some restrictions to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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As the total number of positive COVID-19 cases reached double digits with 10 confirmed in Kleberg County, nearly 300 individuals in the area were tested for the novel coronavirus over the weekend.

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Concerns with the novel coronavirus in Kleberg County and the City of Kingsville led to discussion of the possibility of extending the stay-at-home order and order limiting one family member per household in stores in the city at Monday’s city commission meeting.

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