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February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

KISD hopes ‘MicroSociety’ can improve learning, attendance

The Kingsville Independent School District took its first steps toward a new program for the elementary level last week, as teachers from two elementary campuses underwent training for the program. More...

Students propose park project

Students from the Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy on Monday asked for the city’s help in developing an improvement project at Corral Park that could eventually result in the installation of a new walking trail. More...

Local stolen vehicle found by Palacios PD

A vehicle stolen from the Kingsville area last week was recovered Monday in the Palacios area, Kingsville police said. More...

Committee asks county to reinvest in SeaWind

Members of a committee tasked with coming up with vision and mission statements for the SeaWind RV Resort in Riviera on Monday asked commissioners to look at the possibility of keeping generated funds at the park to help it become self-sustaining. More...

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Sports

Lions recover from heartbreaker, rout Frontier in bidistrict playoff

The Santa Gertrudis Academy Lions took down the Brownsville Frontier Chargers in the bidistrict round of the state 3A playoffs Monday, 68-39, in Raymondville. The Lions roared out of the gate, holding a 17-1 lead late in the first quarter. More...

Lady Badgers fight to the end, fall in area round

Throughout their season, the Bishop Lady Badgers basketball team proved to be fighters, battling back time and again. More...

Lady Lions win Canyon tourney

The No. 4 Santa Gertrudis Academy Lady Lions won the New Braunfels Canyon tournament with an emphatic run rule victory in the championship game over Medina Valley, 10-0, in four innings Saturday. Overall, the Lady Lions went 5-1 on the weekend. More...

Editorial

Governor gives lawmakers his state budget priorities

AUSTIN — On Feb. 17, Gov. Greg Abbott delivered his first State of the State address during a joint session of the Texas House and Senate and released his recommendations for the two-year 2016-17 state budget. More...

Creep meets girl

Thelma and Louise should be appalled. More...

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Bishop city council selects new police chief - Free Access

The Bishop City Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to select Margarito Gonzalez as the city's new police chief following a closed session that lasted nearly two hours. More...

Thieves take $5K from SeaWind

Investigators with the Kleberg County Sheriff ’s Office are looking for whoever is responsible for the theft of several thousand dollars from the SeaWind RV Resort office last week, which was taken from an unlocked safe. More...

State orders county to review grant programs, fund usage

Kleberg County commissioners on Monday opted to pay $7,000 for a review of the county’s records for grant funds after officials with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs expressed concern with issues raised during an independen More...

First Kingsville Farmers Market set for Saturday

The public is invited to this weekend’s first Kingsville Farmers Market event at the downtown pavilion, which will feature vendors selling a variety of goods, including organic fruits, vegetables and baked goods. More...

BCISD hires new business manager

The Bishop Consolidated Independent School District approved the hiring of a new business manager and reassigning a current administrator during the board’s monthly meeting on Monday night. More...

News

Scammers threaten to turn off your electricity

Nueces Electric Cooperative is sending out warnings about utility scams. It’s like clockwork. February and July are consistent with Valentine’s, Fourth of July and utility scams. In the past few weeks, utilities all across the U.S. More...

Weavers of Love open every Tuesday

The Weavers of Love Soup and Sandwich Kitchen held its open house on Monday, Feb. 16. Pictured are Weavers of Love Board Members, volunteers and Caritas Dei Associates Community members. More...

Education

Driscoll ISD students bring home top awards

Driscoll Independent School District students Mateo Garcia, Trent Garcia and Gabriella Garcia were among the winners in the arts and crafts entry in the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show. More...

Students recognized for academic performance

Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the fall semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance. More...

H.M. King High school honor roll announced

The H.M. King High School honor roll for the third six weeks has been announced. More...

Obituaries

Richard Ernest Wood

Richard Ernest Wood, 74, of Kingsville, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 in Kingsville. He was born Dec. 19, 1940 in Edinburg, to Lester Otis Wood and Dorothy Miller Wood. More...

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