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July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Isassi steps down as city’s planning director to take TxDOT opportunity

The City of Kingsville’s director of planning and development services will be stepping down from his position early next month to take a job with the Texas Department of Transportation, city officials said on Monday. More...

Alleged pursuit suspect indicted by grand jury

A man who allegedly led police on a vehicle pursuit through several Kingsville neighborhoods earlier this year was recently indicted by a Kleberg County grand jury for the incident. More...

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Sports

AHS cheerleaders awarded trophies, receive invitations

Academy High School Cheerleaders participated in the Universal Cheerleaders Association Cheer Camp and were given the following honors: an overall Gold Superior trophy with an invitation to the Capital One Bowl in Florida and a Spirit Stick every day More...

HMK summer camp ends with annual tournament in six divisions

The H.M. King summer tennis camp finished up their second session with their annual tennis tournament last week. The three-week camp taught basic fundamentals and skills involved with all tennis strokes. More...

Lady Knights take in Stars game

The Lady Knights of the Boys & Girls Club of Kingsville basketball league had the opportunity last month to get VIP access at the AT&T Center in San Antonio for a San Antonio Stars WNBA game. More...

Family

First Baptist Church to host parenting seminar

First Baptist Church is inviting the public to take part in the Confident Parenting Event, featuring Jim Burns, on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 5:15 – 9 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Regina Elizabeth Pullin

Regina Elizabeth Pullin, 88, of Kingsville, and a former resident of Riviera, died Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born Sept. 9, 1925 in Cherokee, Crawford County, Kan. to John Peroni and Nora Goes Peroni. More...

Amadeo M. Alvarez

Amadeo M. Alvarez, 87, of Kingsville, Texas passed away on July 16, 2014 in Kingsville, Texas. He was born on July 5, 1927 to Mr. and Mrs. Constancio (Guadalupe) Alvarez in Realitos, Texas. More...

City, TAMUK partner on lease

Kingsville city commissioners on Monday approved a multi-year lease with Texas A&M University- Kingsville for a city-owned building on South Brahma Boulevard that will house a new research center dedicated to the Eagle Ford Shale Reserve. More...

BCISD trustees examine options for increases in teacher stipends

The Bishop Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed potential options Monday to increase stipends for highperforming teachers. The board held a workshop Monday to discuss proposed budget items for the 2014-15 school year. More...

Local Democratic Party headquarters vandalized

Unknown individuals vandalized the Kleberg County Democratic Party Headquarters in Kingsville this weekend, and Kingsville police are asking for the public’s help in identifying who might be responsible for the damage. More...

Garza appointed as Kleberg County Clerk

Kleberg County commissioners on Monday appointed a longtime county employee to replace outgoing Kleberg County Clerk Leo Alarcon for at least the remainder of this year. More...

News

Municipal War r ant s Issued

The following Municipal Warrants for the City of Kingsville were released July 23, 2014. FAILURE TO APPEAR Philip Aiken, 525 S. 17th St. Jose Alaniz Jr., 1123 E. Doddridge Ave. Daniel Almeida, 523 ½ W. Ella Ave. Oscar Ayarzagoitia, 904 Hall St. More...

Scrabble tournament benefits literacy

Kleberg County Adult Literary Council has organized a Scrabble Tournament for literacy on Aug. 1 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Elk’s Lodge No. 1926. More...

University Police Department to host National Night Out

The University Police Department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host National Night Out from 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Javelina Stadium, located at the corner of Armstrong and Corral Streets. Admission is free. More...

Education

TAMUK Dates to Remember

(Editor’s note: all of the events listed take place on the Texas A&M University- Kingsville campus unless otherwise noted. More...

Santa Gertrudis ISD schedule pick up and senior night announced

Santa Gertrudis Independent School District has several announcments this week. • There will be an athletic meeting for all fall sports athletes at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at the Santa Gertrudis School gym. More...

Editorial

Governor orders deployment of guard to Texas border

AUSTIN — Tensions continued last week, concerning the tens of thousands of Central Americans — primarily unaccompanied minors and women with small children — who cross into the Lone Star State, without documentation, to escape viole More...

Union drama at the Metropolitan Opera

The fat lady will sing – but only in strict keeping with the work rules set out by the American Guild of Musical Artists. The Metropolitan Opera has a labor problem. More...

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