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December 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Grand jury indicts second robbery suspect

A Kleberg County grand jury on Thursday indicted a local woman for her alleged role in the Aug. More...

Livestock show contestants pick up baby chickens ahead of event

The 64th Kleberg- Kenedy County Junior Livestock Show held a chick distribution on Wednesday at the Ricardo Ranch and Feed Supply Store in preparation for the January show. More...

Color comics and the lost Santa

Looking Back

All around us are bright splashes of color. Some colors are natural, such as the beautiful flowers of spring. Other colors are, well, painfully loud – like my too blue tennis shoes. More...

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Sports

Lady Badgers control game against Lady Longhorns in big win

The Bishop Lady Badgers ran out to a big lead early against the Hebbronville Lady Longhorns Tuesday, and never looked back in a 49-19 victory. More...

Lady Brahmas get victory in district opener against Robstown

The H.M. King Lady Brahmas used a couple of 10-0 runs and stellar defensive play en route to a 53-34 victory over the Robstown Lady Pickers Tuesday in the opening game of the District 31-4A season for both teams. More...

Brahmas earn honors after third straight district title

The H.M. King Brahmas had three football players earn MVP honors from District 16-4A, Division I after going undefeated during the district season. More...

Business

Ribbon cutting held for newly created research center

The Kingsville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the newly created Center for Applied Research and Entrepreneurship. More...

County Agent’s Corner: The mistletoe, the kiss of death

County Extension Agent

With the official first day of winter upon us, temperatures continue to feel very mild and comfortable. Warm season grasses continue to grow at a slower rate of course, but is not unusual for South Texas. More...

Conservation Conversation: Conservation highlights for 2014

NRCS District Conservationist

As we approach the end of 2014, the local Board of Directors of the Kleberg-Kenedy Soil and Water Conservation District headquartered in Kingsville appreciates the efforts of the local landowners, operators and producers for their dedicated sacrifice More...

Family

50th Wedding Anniversary celebrated

Submitted Item Dr. Raul and Margot Rosales recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church with a Mass and renewal of vows. They were married at St. Martin’s Catholic Church on Dec. 26, 1964. More...

It’s a boy!

Andy Sanchez and Bernadette B. Sanchez announce the birth of their son, Andrew Emmanuel Sanchez born Nov. 27, 2014. Andrew weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20.25 inches long. More...

Baby brother arrives!

Jessica Garza and Mike Rodriguez of Bishop announce the birth of their son, Jace Aiden Rodriguez born Dec. 5, 2014. Jace weighed 2 pounds and was 13 inches long. He was welcomed home by brother Julian Michael Rodriguez and sister Lorae Rodriguez. More...

Growing synthetic marijuana problem ‘A Dangerous Game’

“It’s chemicals sprayed on potpourri.” More...

Christmas Bash held thanks to donors

The Kingsville Housing Authority on Thursday held its second annual Christmas Bash for its residents and their families at its headquarters in the 1000 block of W. More...

Committee for Bishop PD chief appointed

The City of Bishop is moving forward with the selection process for a new chief of police, with Mayor Tem Miller announcing on Wednesday that he has appointed a six-member committee to help screen and recommend applicants to the city council early ne More...

Local offices to close for upcoming holiday

The trash pick-up schedule and office hours for the City of Kingsville, along with other entities, will be slightly altered this week due to the Christmas holiday. More...

Wishes for a Merry Christmas

For the Record

The Kingsville Record covered a lot of important stories this year. We saw an airshow that brought more than 100,000 people to the community. We’ve had graduations at our area high schools and university. More...

News

New members commissioned as Incarnate Associates

Pictured in the front row, from left, are Faith Holloway, Rosie Escobar, Blanca Mendietta (newly commissioned associate) and Mary Ann Colin (current Caritas Dei chairman for Kingsville). More...

Local women represent Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word

Five area women were newly commissioned as Caritas Dei Community Incarnate Word Associates of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word (CCVI). The ceremony that included a reception was held Wednesday, Nov. More...

Knights of Columbus donates coats to local schools

(Photo above) The Knights of Columbus donated several coats to children at Harvey Elementary School who did not have a coat. School officials said the children were excited to receive the gift. (Photo below) John S. More...

Education

TAMUK holds winter commencement Dec. 12

More than 800 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies to be held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, Dec. 12. More...

Epiphany announces November star students

Pictured are Epiphany School’s November Star Students. In the front row, from left, are Sierra Recio-Perez, Zion Kelly-Ufeli and Adrianna Saenz. In the middle row are Andres Benavente, Ava Varela, Zoey Aldaco and Miangela Torres. More...

Movie night at Epiphany

Pre-kindergarten students getting ready to watch ‘Frozen’ on Movie Night at Epiphany School on Tuesday, Dec. 16. Pictured from left are Ciana Bustamante, Téa Yzaguirre and Elle Turlington. More...

Obituaries

Diana M. Rodriguez

Diana M. Rodriguez, 64, of Kingsville, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born in Corpus Christi on Oct. 11, 1950 to Adan Munoz and Celia Silva. She was retired from Wal- Mart as a sales associate after 27 years. More...

James William Ureno

James William Ureno, 50, of Kingsville, died Dec. 16, 2014 in Kingsville. He was born on June 18, 1964 in Kermit. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic. He was also a U.S. Army Desert Storm veteran. More...

Jimmy Domingo Rodriguez

Jimmy Domingo Rodriguez, 41, of Kingsville, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 in San Antonio. He was born Dec. 20, 1972 in Kingsville to Domingo Rodriguez and Helen Sharp Rodriguez. Rodriguez was employed for Wilcox Furniture Company. More...

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