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September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Kleberg County commissioners prepare for possible grievances

With Kleberg County’s 2014-15 budget set for approval before the end of the month, county commissioners are preparing to hear potential grievances from elected officials over their salaries. More...

Community leaders show appreciation for educators

The Kingsville Tri-City Retired Teachers Association had their annual luncheon along with distinguished guests and new retirees Monday at the First Christian Church of Kingsville. More...

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Sports

Pirates keep Brahmas winless on season

The H. M. King Brahmas held the high-scoring Rockport Fulton offense to only 28 points, and their own offense showed improvement from last week, but it still was not enough to get the Bulls into the win column. More...

Lions keep making history, look to keep it going in Runge

For the first time in school history, the Santa Gertrudis Academy Lions have gone 3-0 to start the season. The Lions pulled off the feat, a 40-2 blowout victory against the Santa Maria Cougars, at Javelina Stadium Friday. More...

District standings, schedule

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Editorial

Texas, Mexico exchange words over military force at border

AUSTIN — While the governor and group of tradewith Texas promoters were in Japan and China last week, the 13th anniversary of the “9-11” terrorist attacks on the United States was broadly observed. More...

Obama’s foreign policy collapse

President Barack Obama’s stated goal in the fight against the Islamic State, aka ISIS, is to reduce it to a “manageable problem.” More...

Drawn to Politics

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Bishop man gets prison for murder

A man who shot and killed a Bishop High School librarian earlier this year was sentenced on Monday to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of murder, according to Nueces County court records. More...

Opt-out clause sought on county’s behalf in golf course deal with city

Kleberg County commissioners on Monday voted to accept an interlocal agreement that would transfer management of the L.E. Ramey Golf Course to the City of Kingsville, but their approval came with some stipulations. More...

City commission adopts $52M budget, tax rate

Kingsville city commissioners on Monday unanimously voted to approve the city’s 2014-15 budget, along with keeping the city’s tax rate unchanged, although the rate will generate additional revenue for the city in the new fiscal year. More...

Kingsville on pace for $4M in sales tax revenue

The City of Kingsville is on pace to surpass total sales tax allocations of $4 million for the fourth straight year, while nearly all other entities saw revenue increases this month, according to figures recently released by the Texas State Comptroll More...

News

Long-running one-man broadway show to play at TAMUK Oct. 1

Comedy writer, performer and dialectician Steve Solomon brings to life a myriad of characters we know, love and tolerate from our own families, in the one-man show “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish and I’m in Therapy.&r More...

TAMUK student completes Army ROTC training course

Jacqueline R. Ytuarte, a student at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) Leader Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky. More...

Tractor Supply Co. celebrates Pet Appreciation Week Saturday

Tractor Supply Co. in Kingsville will host family and pet activities Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of Pet Appreciation Week. More...

Education

Riviera ISD receives GED program grant

The Riviera Independent School District Board of Trustees announced at their school board meeting Monday evening that Riviera ISD, along with the Ricardo Independent School District and Kenedy County Wide Common School District, received a grant of $ More...

Santa Gertrudis students plant fall garden

Students at Santa Gertrudis School have recently prepared their annual fall garden. Melissa Garcia’s third grade class and Marcy Cavazos’ second grade class planted vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, squash, cilantro and green beans. More...

Obituaries

Leonel T. Garza Sr.

Leonel T. Garza Sr., 83, of Falfurrias, died on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at a hospital in Mission. He was born Feb. 5, 1931 to Nicholas Lopez Garza and Maria Reyes Telles in Falfurrias. More...

David Van Fleet

David Van Fleet, age 91, a resident of Kingsville, Texas passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born Oct. 13, 1922 in Dallas, Texas to William M. Van Fleet and Nellie Clara Glass Van Fleet. Mr. More...

Joseph Montalvo

Joseph Montalvo, lovingly referred to by his wife as “LoveAngel,” has passed away at the age of 34. He was born in Kerrville, Texas, raised in Laureles (part of the King Ranch) and a resident of Kingsville, Texas. He died Friday, Sept. More...

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