Click for Kingsville, Texas Forecast

An online subscription is now required to read the most recent 90 days of content on this website.
Current print subscribers can sign up for free website access, and print/online subscriptions can be purchased, by clicking here.

July 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County receives favorable audit

Kleberg County recently received a favorable audit that praised the county’s work to improve past accounting issues, but auditors cautioned the county is still going to be considered a high-risk auditee for at least two more years due to those More...

KCSO: Man hides under blanket to avoid arrest

Investigators with the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office last week arrested a 38-year-old man in Kingsville on several charges, shortly after he attempted to elude capture by hiding under a bed comforter. More...

Special Sections


Rudy Contreras wins Bronze Gloves tournament

Kingsville Boxing Club hosting amateur showcase

The Kingsville Boxing Club will host an amateur boxing show Saturday at the J.K. Northway Coliseum. Doors will open at noon, with the bouts beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets will be $7 at the door, and concessions will be available. More...

Javelina basketball adds sixth signee

Basketball talent runs deep in the Singleton’s gene pool as Tim Singleton Jr. becomes the sixth member of the 2015 Texas A&M University-Kingsville men’s basketball signing class, head coach Johnny Estelle announced Monday. More...

KYSO girls tryouts set for next week

The Kingsville Youth Soccer Organization will have tryouts for their U11 team July 15-16. The tryouts will begin at 6:30 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday. The tryouts will be at the soccer fields at Dick Kleberg Park. More...


High court puts Texas abortion law on hold

AUSTIN — The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote on June 29, granted a stay preventing revisions to the state abortion law made by the Texas Legislature in 2013 from taking effect on July 1. More...

The next gay marriage battle

Everyone knows where the debate over gay marriage is going next. More...

Drawn to Politics

Full Story

Clerk issues first same-sex marriage license in Kleberg County history

“I can honestly say I don’t feel like a second-class citizen anymore.” More...

Madrid: Fundraising next step for courthouse work

With substantial state funding for Kleberg County Courthouse renovations unlikely for at least two to three years, county officials said it is time to “think outside the box” in order to make the work a reality. More...

Possible human remains found on Loyola Beach

The Kleberg County Sheriff ’s Office is working to identify a set of skeletal remains believed to be human that were found along the shoreline near County Road 1144 in Riviera. More...

Pregnancy Resource Center gets new director

The Kleberg County Pregnancy Resource Center Board of Directors has named a new, full-time executive director to take leadership of the organization that aims to help pregnant women in Kingsville and the surrounding areas. More...

Calendar of Events

Click here to view the full calendar.
Click here to submit an event.


Kingsville celebrates Independence Day

Full Story

Window decorating winners announced

The results for the Kingsville Historic Downtown District Association Window Decoration contest was announced on Saturday, July 4 during the Fourth of July festivities at the City Pavilion. More...


Local teacher studies with distinguished scholars

Puckett one of 55 Texas teachers invited

A Kingsville teacher was selected to attend “American Presidents and the Nation, 1970–2000,” a professional development institute sponsored by Humanities Texas, the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin and th More...

Texas A&M Health Science Center graduates institution’s largest class

More than 600 students graduated, 84 from the College of Pharmacy

Texas A&M Health Science Center graduated the institution’s largest class to date, sending 645 students across the stage to collect their diplomas at commencement ceremonies throughout Texas last month. More...


Victoriano Barrientos

Victoriano Barrientos, 84, of Bishop, died Friday, July 3, 2015 in Kingsville. He was born Jan. 12, 1931 in Harlingen to Fabian Barrientos and Celestina Alcoser Barrientos. More...

Agustin Hinojosa Jr.

Agustin Hinojosa Jr., 79, of Kingsville (Ricardo) died on July 2, 2015. He was a former employee of King Ranch, as a cowboy. He retired from the City of Kingsville. He is preceded in death by his parents, Agustin Hinojosa Sr. More...

Robert Harvey Hester

Robert “Bob” Harvey Hester, 65, of Kingsville, died Monday, June 29, 2015 in Corpus Christi. He was born Dec. 19, 1949 in Kingsville to Robert Bowden Hester and Lillian Davis Hester. He attended Ingleside High School. He was a U.S. More...


What is the main way you use the Robert J. Kleberg Public Library?

PDF Edition

Click here for digital edition
2015-07-08 digital edition