Kingsville has a facility providing an addiction recovery program set in a residential and educational environment, which opens up opportunities for a new course in life for men. The Corpus Christi Area Men’s Center, a part of the Adult and Teen Challenge of Texas, opened last fall on a coun…
Kingsville Tri-City Retired Teacher’s Association held an installation of officers on Wednesday, July 21, at The Cherry Tree Tea Room. Installation was conducted by Beverly Tackett, TRTA District 2 President. Pictured from left to right: Gino Castillo (District 2 Legislative Chair/District 2…
Six-year old, Briseis Utley is a young entrepreneur that has been inspired by the movie Selena to create a blanket business—Busy Bee.
Troop 811 Scout Adam Shipman started his Eagle Scout project this month by collecting necessities for the Kingsville Purple Door. Adam brings the first donations from the Kingsville community members, incuding diapers, baby wipes, socks, undergarments, shampoo, conditioner, soap, and househo…
Kingsville Chapter of The American Legion Post 99 helps the community in a number of ways; one of which is escorting fallen veterans to their final resting spot.
The Sip and Shop Wine Walk that took place in December 2020 raised a total of $29,182.81. All proceeds were donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Kingsville. The Kingsville Market President of Kleberg Bank, Brad Womack, and owner of Big House Burgers, Chico Villarreal, presented the Director…
“The anticipation of seeing kids wait impatiently, but patiently simultaneously as they hear the ice cream truck roll around the corner is what makes me love my job,” Cassandra Rojas said.
Every piece of art has a story behind it, as Santa Barraza, owner of the Barraza Fine Art Gallery, walked around her gallery, she shared the story behind each piece in the art show titled Our Lady Guadalupe Apparition Celebration 2020.
The second week of Kingsville’s inaugural Wine Walk Sip and Shop was a resounding success last Saturday evening Dec. 12 as shoppers and store owners alike celebrated the event and its effect on their business.
Retama Park Baptist Church hosted a ‘See the Light’ event over this past weekend. Hundreds of community members participated in this drive through event throughout both Saturday and Sunday night. As attendees drove through, they got to view a live nativity scene, which including real animal…
They are friends, family and neighbors. Most of them have known each other for decades, while a few are relative newcomers.
The 106th annual Vattmann Community Thanksgiving Dinner was held under beautiful skies and almost record-high temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26.
Every year for the past couple of years, the Zimmerman Law Firm pairs up with the Brush Country Court Appointed Special Advocates, a foster care system, located in Kingsville.
(Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two part series detailing what it was like at Texas A&I in the 1940s.)
The long and storied Vattmann Thanksgiving Day Picnic continues to roll on--but as with everything else in 2020, this year it has a twist.
The beautiful yard of Mr. and Mrs. James Collins was chosen as November’s Garden Spot of the Month by the Kingsville Garden Club. Neither James nor Barbara claim to be artists, but their artistic talent is displayed in their awesome yard. Like splashes of paint, the different plants catch yo…
Members of the Lonnie’s Dream Car/Truck Club are giving back this Thanksgiving by donating Thanksgiving dinners to members of the community. On Sunday, Jose Valadez received a thanksgiving meal box from the club. Pat Guerrero, member of Lonnie’s Dream Car/Truck Club, said this was a way for …
Historic Downtown Kingsville now has a new spot for sweet-toothed community members. On Tuesday, Eve’s Heavenly Delights opened their doors after several months of planning.
For the fifth consecutive year, Jennifer Guyton and her S.H.A.R.E. turkey dinner giveaway will once again take place in Kingsville.
Encarnacion G. and Margarita Mata Jr. of Kingsville, were married at St. Martin Catholic Church on Nov. 19, 1961.
Community members and Keep Kingsville Beautiful board members gathered on Friday to celebrate Texas Arbor Day and proclamation of the newly planted Cedar Elm trees located on the medians on the west end of Santa Gertrudis.
Ladybug’s garden still thrives, and Janelle Nix continues to can vegetables.
Board of Director and Treasurer, Dawn Archibald and Board of Director and President of Paulson Falls neighborhood Ashley Gonzalez are expecting this year’s trick-or-treating to look a little different.
Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s National Student Speech Language Hearing Association has started a new pen pal program with two nursing homes, the Kingsville Nursing and Rehab Center and the Falfurrias Nursing and Rehab Center.
None of the stories get old Caretaker Thelma Utley said, as her and Tomasita Salazar sat on Salazar’s bed for a chat.“When she does remember the stories, I like to hear them, because I never had grandparents that spoke to me about their days or what they did in their days,” Utley said.Salaza…
World-renowned Chicana Artist, Santa Barraza received the Tejano Heritage Award last Thursday at the 14th annual Tejano Heritage Awards Celebration.
The Rotary Club of Kingsville held a Polio Eradication fundraiser at Bray’s Smokehouse on Tuesday evening. Ten percent of all sales in the restaurant were donated to the Club by Bray’s ownership. Pictured are Justinn J. Jones (left), the current president, presenting in-coming president Krys…
Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office officials said they are investigating the death of a local woman who was found in her backyard with a gunshot wound.
The Coastal Bend Food Bank hosted a large food distribution on Thursday, Oct. 8 at H.M. King High School to serve the community. Vehicles drove through with their trunks open to receive food. At this drive-thru event, they served about 500 families.
Community members, parents, students and staff filled one of the H.M. King domes recently, as the newest superintendent decided to have an open forum for the district she calls home.
The Kingsville Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, according to a press release from the KFD.
Although the novel coronavirus pandemic has take a toll on the community, the Boys and Girls Club of Kingsville is doing their best to help the area in every way they can.
El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant owners Alejandro and Lupita Zaragoza said their mission is to make people feel at home and serve good food. Customers would agree because their staff makes customers feel like family.
The Coastal Bend Civitan Club, with the help of the Brookshire Foundation and other community partners, recently donated hand sanitizer, masks, face shields and other PPE supplies to the Kingsville Independent School District and Ricardo campuses for use in their special education classrooms.
Weavers of Love is a Soup and Sandwich kitchen located at 720 E. Lee St. While they are unable to serve meals at this time due to Coved-19 pandemic, they remain active in meeting other needs of the Kingsville community. On every other Saturday they operate a clothing closet, give away, at no…
There is a car club in Kingsville that loves the light. Or maybe we should say lights.
Lupita Salazar Weeks is one of seven Americans (which includes three women) serving as an advocate for the people of Uganda through the Christ Transformation Ministry (CTM).
Butterflies, bees and even hummingbirds are regular visitors to a pollinator garden on NAS Kingsville.
A $33 million upgrade of the runway lighting is expected to extend lifetime of the NAS Kingsville airfield 25 years or more.
World-renowned artist opens studio/gallery in historical district
- TAMUK’s President Vela receives Congressional Recognition, U.S. Flag
- Kingsville’s American Legion Post 99 celebrates its 104th birthday
- Kleberg County Veterans Service Office offers free rides for veterans
- Kleberg County J.P. Pct. 4 brings technology upgrades
- Lady Lions earn state champion medals
- CTE employer appreciation, awards program held
- Southern Horizon Nursery opens in Bishop
- Sharkey wins big at Quilting Show
- Adolfo Guevara
- Sandra Salinas Cortez
- Emma Salinas Garza
- Collision at U.S. 77 and Hwy 285 sends multiple people to hospital
- Michelle Renée Johnson Vela
- Susan Smith Kimball
- Margie Truitt Kalinec
- Patricia Kalinec
- KISD considering 4 and a half day school week
- Chamber to host Second Annual Battle of the Boards March 30
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