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July 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Insurance costs a concern for appraisal district

The Kleberg County Appraisal District Board of Directors on Thursday expressed concern about the impact rising insurance costs are having on the district’s budget in the next fiscal year and beyond, with some officials expressing support for an More...

SGISD trustees approve raises

The Santa Gertrudis Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a salary raise for the district’s professional staff during a meeting on Tuesday evening. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Riviera’s Jimenez signs to play softball for Laredo CC

Riviera’s Gabbi Jimenez officially signed to continue her softball career at Laredo Community College Thursday, signing her letter of intent to join the Palominos. More...

Thunder Gold go undefeated, win South Zone World Series

The Thunder Gold 6U softball team, comprised of players from Kingsville, Bishop and Ricardo, went undefeated in the Pony League World Series this past weekend in Highlands. More...

Education

KISD prek4 registration set

Pre-kindergarten 4 registration will be held at the Kingsville Administration Building at 207 N. Third St. from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on July 29 and July 30. More...

Business

Kingsville engineer to lead national energy organization

The Uranium Producers of America announced Wednesday that Harry Anthony, a senior advisor with Uranium Energy Corp, has been elected as president of the national organization. More...

Elks Lodge donates $500 to Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Members of the Kingsville Elk’s Lodge, No. 1926 Auxiliary recently delivered a donation to Driscoll Children’s Hospital. More...

Kingsville Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Pro-Tex

The Kingsville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for new member Pro-Tex, a locally owned pest control service. Owner Cindy Flores was raised in Kingsville and currently lives in Riviera. More...

Obituaries

Pedro Diaz De Leon Jr.

Pedro Diaz De Leon Jr. 94, passed away peacefully on July 19, 2015 in Orlando, FIa. He was born on Jan. 11, 1921 in Kingsville, Texas. More...

Penelope Martinez

Infant Penelope Martinez, of Kingsville, died July 22, 2015. She was born July 16, 2015, to Ruben and Estrella Martinez in Corpus Christi. She was preceded in death by grandfathers Ruben Martinez and Macedonio Paez. More...

Elida M. Villarreal

Elida M. Villarreal, age 85, went to be with the Lord on July 22, 2015 with her beloved family at her side. She was born on April 14, 1930 to Cristobal and Carmen Martinez in Kingsville, Texas. More...

City warns residents not to sell food from their homes - Free Access

City of Kingsville officials on Thursday issued a warning to residents selling food from their homes through social media – stop or face the consequences. More...

County to discuss interlocal agreement Monday

Kleberg County commissioners will meet Monday to discuss a proposed interlocal agreement with Nueces County that would allow Nueces County to send law enforcement officers onto more than 3,600 acres of land situated in Kleberg. More...

Hospital hosts ribbon cutting for new unit

Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg will hold a community baby shower and open house to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Labor & Delivery Unit on Thursday, July 30, officials said. More...

Kleberg County trims budget, but more cuts still needed

Kleberg County commissioners on Friday trimmed more than $100,000 from the budget proposed by the sheriff ’s office, but are still searching for an additional $900,000 to balance the county’s proposed 2015-16 budget. More...

Bishop city approves new ground storage tank

Bishop City Council members on Wednesday voted to award a contract for a new 150,000-gallon ground storage tank to an Edna-based firm as part of the city’s ongoing water treatment plant improvements. More...

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News

First Baptist Church in Kingsville to host simulcast

LifeWay Christian Resources is slated to simulcast well-known Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore live from Wichita, Kan., on Saturday, Sept. 12. First Baptist Church Kingsville, 312 W. More...

Horseshoe tournament winners announced

Praise Victory Worship Center celebrated their annual horseshoe tournament Saturday, July 11. In doubles, the first place winners were Jacob T. Hernandez and Rebekah Olivarez. Second place winners were Sylvester Suarez III and Pastor Trino Gonzalez. More...

Vital Statistics

Births Filed Emmylou Tiamsim and Marvin Ignacio, July 13, 2015, a boy Hannah Lawson and John Ayala, July 14, 2015, a boy Megan Lee Gaytan and James M. Sendejo, July 17, 2015, a boy Marriage Licenses Robert Amaya and Bridgett M. Vidauri Trevor K. More...

Editorial

Energy efficiency important in summer months

Guest Commentary

Living in South Texas, we know how good it feels to come inside after being in the hot summer sun. As we turn on the air conditioning to keep cool, there is increased demand on our state’s electricity grid. More...

Drawn to Politics

Full Story

Utility scams

Senior News Line

When a pair of young girls came to my door, both wearing plastic badges on chains around their necks, I knew they would try to sell me something. More...

Family

Mungia - Brun exchange marriage vows

Tina Renee Brun married Neri Mungia July 17 at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Koloa, Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of Peter Brun of Koloa, Hawaii and Karin Burzynski of Miami, Fla. More...

Cisneros - Resendez

Mr. and Mrs. Rey Cisneros, both of Kingsville announced the engagement of their daughter, Heather Lynn Cisneros of Kingsville, to Francisco Resendez Jr. of Kingsville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francisco Resendez of Kingsville. More...

Senior center menu listed

The Kleberg County Senior Citizen congregate dining menu is served at the Senior Center located at 1109 E. Santa Gertrudis in Kingsville, Ricardo Senior Center and Riviera Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. More...

Poll

Should people be able to sell food from their homes?

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