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May 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Proposed gas pipeline would go through Kleberg

Kleberg County officials said they plan to hold a workshop with representatives from a company looking to build a nearly 140-mile natural gas pipeline that will run through Kleberg County to Brownsville in order to determine what economic impact it w More...

USDA offering grants for economic development

Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah has announced the USDA is seeking applications for grants to support rural community economic development. More...

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Sports

Lady Lions’ season ends in heartbreak against Hallettsville

Everyone involved in the 3A regional semifinal series between the No. 4 Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions and the No. 3 Hallettsville Lady Brahmas knew it was going to be a close, hard fought series. More...

Academy softball still has a lot of story left to finish

Jaime Gonzalez Sports Commentary With the effort they put out on the field Saturday in Beeville, it was appropriate that the Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions decorated their dugout with a superhero theme for their games against Hallettsville . More...

Bishop sweeps Odem, faces Comfort in regional semifinals

Another playoff series, and another postseason sweep for the Bishop Badgers. The Badgers advanced to the 3A regional semifinals with an 11-1 win over the Odem Owls Friday at Tuloso Midway in game two of their regional quarterfinal series. More...

Editorial

Abbott, Patrick, Straus announce tax relief compromise

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus on May 21 jointly announced a $3.8 billion tax relief package for Texas businesses and homeowners. More...

The rail fantasy

The Amtrak crash outside of Philadelphia was an invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit expert in America to complain about lack of funding for the county’s infrastructure. More...

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Memorial Day ceremony held to honor fallen soldiers

Local officials and community members gathered Monday morning at the Kleberg County War Memorial for a Memorial Day ceremony to honor those who gave their lives in service to their country. More...

State urges officials to develop plan for county courthouse

As Kleberg County officials work to figure out how to fund much-needed work to the county’s aging courthouse, state officials are urging them to take a proactive approach to addressing the building’s ongoing deterioration. More...

Local unemployment rate holding steady

The unemployment rate for Kleberg County remained relatively unchanged during the month of April, with surrounding areas showing only incremental adjustments as well, according to figures released Friday by Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend. More...

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News

Sarita Elementary students attend Bike Safety Rodeo

Sarita Elementary School students recently participated in a Bike Safety Rodeo. More...

BHS student Kenneth Escudero earns scholarship from SAU

Kenneth Escudero of Bishop High School has been selected to receive the Presidential Scholarship from Southern Arkansas University. This scholarship includes $5,500 per semester and has a four-year value of $44,000. Escudero is the son of Jean M. More...

Schreiner University students earn President’s List distinction

Schreiner University has named qualified students to its President’s List for the spring 2015 term. More...

Education

Harrel Elementary celebrates Jump Rope for Heart

Each year, Harrel Elementary collects and donates for the Jump Rope for Heart Campaign. More...

Peña selected to be delegate for seminar

Adam Peña was selected as a Delegate for the Congress of Future Medical Leaders. More...

Epiphany Stars announced

Epiphany Star students for the month of May pictured in the front row, from left, are Miles Terrell, Brian Park, Russell Vela and Elle Turlington. In the middle row is Jacklynn Villanueva. More...

Obituaries

Santos H. Alarcon

Santos H. Alarcon III, 68, of Corpus Christi, and a former resident of Kingsville, died on May 23, 2015 in Corpus Christi. He was born on Sept. 3, 1946 in Kingsville to Santos V. Alarcon Jr. and Elena Hinojosa Alarcon. He served in the U.S. More...

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