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October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Bishop community mourns the loss of longtime volunteer ‘Cookie’ LaCour

A longtime resident and friend to all in the town of Bishop passed away last week. Walter Edward LaCour, better known as “Cookie,” passed away after a long battle with an illness. More...

Early voting off to promising start

Kleberg County Clerk Stephanie Garza said early voting for next month’s General Election got off to a good start on Monday, with nearly 300 registered voters casting their ballots on the first day. More...

Unemployment rate dips below 5 percent in Kleberg

The unemployment rate for Kleberg County and surrounding areas dropped during the month of September, according to figures released on Monday by Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend. More...

Correction

The 27th Annual Kleberg-Kenedy County Toys for Tots Campaign Kick-Off will take place Oct. 23 at the Kingsville Chamber of Commerce, 635 E. King Ave, at 11 a.m., not 11:30 a.m. More...

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Special Sections

Sports

Down early, Bulls rally back in district opener

The first quarter for the H.M. King Brahmas could not have gone any worse, trailing by two touchdowns before their offense even had the chance to take the field. More...

TAMUK students represent school at collegiate fishing tourney

Two Texas A&M University Kingsville students, Aaron Canul and Kevin Rock, will compete in the Fishing League Worldwide Collegiate Invitational this weekend, representing TAMUK against 26 other schools in the Southern Division. More...

Football standings, week 9 schedule

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Editorial

High court allows voter ID law for current election

AUSTIN — With early voting in Texas only days away, the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 18 let stand a U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals order, thereby allowing Texas’ 2011 voter identification law to remain in force for the time being. More...

A war for show

Compared with President Barack Obama, even Jimmy Carter is John McCain. More...

Drawn to Politics

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Breaking News - 11:00 PM

Week 9 - Free Access

All four local teams were in action Friday in Week 9 of the high school football season. H.M. King Brahmas - 19La Feria Lions - 14 More...

Breaking News - 3:08 PM

Police search for possible gunman near TAMUK - Free Access

Officers with the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Police Department and the Kingsville Police Department were on alert Friday afternoon after reports of a man running through campus carrying a gun. More...

County talks Ebola plans

With growing concerns about the Ebola outbreak making its way to American shores in Dallas, Kleberg County commissioners pressed local emergency officials on what was being done locally to prepare for the crisis. More...

KISD alum ‘proud’ to serve alma mater as curriculum administrator

A former student of the Kingsville Independent School District is now serving as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Activities. More...

TAMUK makes its mark on Texas history

Texas A&M University-Kingsville joined the ranks of other state historical landmarks Friday with the unveiling of its own official Texas Historical Marker. More...

News

H.M. King athletes donates to local athlete fighting cancer

Many of us have known someone who has been affected by cancer in one way or another. Year after year, the Brahma football team has collected donations from Brahma players and has given money to a cancer organization. More...

Academy Varsity Cheer Squad to hold fundraisers

The Academy Varsity Cheer Squad will have a Fundraiser Night at Popeye’s this coming Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. This fundraiser will help the cheerleaders as they raise money to go to Florida’s Capital One Bowl on Jan 1, 2015. More...

TAMUK faculty and staff awards for September 2014

Young J. Lee, Sung-Won Park (electrical engineering and computers science), Monica W. Ratcliff (teacher and bilingual education), Reza R. More...

Education

TAMUK professor receives role model research award

Dr. More...

TAMUK to host preview of ‘South Texas Gentle Men of Steel – Los Padres’

“When I go back to Spain, I’m going to be a stranger in my own country,” says Father Epifanio “Epi” Rodriguez, O.P., in a feature documentary, “South Texas Gentle Men of Steel—Los Padres,” which will be More...

St. Gertrude School observes Breast Cancer Awareness month

St. Gertrude School students observed Breast Cancer Awareness month by wearing pink on Friday, Oct. 17. Pictured are the pre-K3 and pre-K4 classes as they pose in the shape of the pink ribbon used to symbolize the cause. (Submitted item) More...

Obituaries

Maria Elena R. Cortez

Maria Elena R. Cortez, 79, of Kingsville, died Oct. 19, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born on Dec. 29, 1934 in Falfurrias to Refugio and Benita Rodriguez. She was a retired homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raul Cortez. More...

Seferino D. Castaneda

Seferino D. Castaneda, 91, of Bishop, died on Oct. 18, 2014 in Kingsville. He was born on Aug. 26, 1923 in Harlingen to Isidro and Senaida Castaneda. He was a retired laborer. More...

Jeffery ‘Matt’ Cox

Jeffrey “Matt” Cox, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born on Oct. 15, 1962 in Jourdanton, Texas to Jimmie and Doris Cox. More...

Poll

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