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October 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Kleberg Goes Pink’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Christus Spohn Hospital Kleberg held its third annual Kleberg Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Friday in the cafeteria of the hospital.Members of the staff, nurses and physicians took time out of their schedules to participate in the Ameri More...

Border Patrol agents hospitalized in crash

A two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 77 early Sunday morning sent eight people, including five border patrol agents, to area hospitals. According to Kingsville Police Department reports, the accident occurred at the intersection of U.S. More...

Witnesses report gunman on TAMUK campus

Some areas in and around Texas A&M University- Kingsville were placed on alert Friday, after several witnesses called 9-1-1 to report a gunman on campus. More...

Riviera ISD invites veterans to celebration

The Riviera Independent School District is searching for veterans to honor at their Veteran’s Day celebration on Nov. 11 at Kaufer High School. More...

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Sports

All-around performance sparks Brahma win

The offense, defense and special teams for the H.M. King Brahmas all contributed points Friday as the Bulls defeated the La Feria Lions on the road, 19-14. “It’s a team victory right now,” H.M. More...

Academy gets third shutout of the season in win over Skidmore-Tynan

The Santa Gertrudis Academy Lions defense successfully held the Skidmore Tynan Bobcats on the one-yard line as time expired to keep the shutout and win their District 15- 3A, Division II matchup, 27-0, Friday at Javelina Stadium. More...

Extra point the difference in heartbreaking loss for Bishop against Santa Rosa

The Bishop Badgers lost 13-12 in a heartbreaker to the Santa Rosa Warriors Friday in Santa Rosa. More...

Editorial

Campaigns in final push as election day approaches

AUSTIN — Polls continued to show Republican candidates ahead in top-of-ballot races as Texas moved closer to the Oct. 31 early voting deadline before Election Day, Nov. 4. More...

Drawn to Politics

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The self-indulgent triviality of the Ferguson protests

It wasn’t so long ago that Ferguson, MO., was supposed to be an American morality tale of racism, the militarization of police and all manner of other evil. More...

Breaking News - 10:39 AM

Kleberg County Democratic Party Chair assaulted in headquarters - Free Access

The Kingsville Police Department was called to the Kleberg County Democratic Party Headquarters Thursday to investigate a reported assault against the party chairman.Kyle Benson, the head of the Democratic Party in Kleberg County, called police aroun More...

Mock exercise closes street in front of H.M. King - Free Access

Portions of South Brahma Boulevard in front of H.M. King High School were closed Thursday morning as part of an exercise to teach students about the dangers of driving while intoxicated. More...

Lozano, Gonzalez go head-to-head in debate

Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy sponsored a debate Monday between District 43 State Representative J.M. More...

Fraternity donates original charter to musuem

The original founding members of the Kingsville Chapter of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity donated their original charter and other memorabilia to the John E. Conner Museum during Javelina Homecoming Week earlier this month. More...

Pinon indicted for assaulting KPD officer

A 37-year-old man was indicted last week on multiple charges in connection with an officerinvolved shooting at the Kingsville Wal-Mart earlier this year. Omar Pinon was indicted on Oct. More...

News

A picture perfect day

The weekend weather was perfect for Jaxon Gonzales, who turns one on Halloween, to pose for his birthday portrait. More...

PPAS hosts Fall Festival

Presbyterian Pan American School recently held its Fall Festival. Senior Kevin Ishimwe, of Rwanda, is dressed as ‘The Scream’ character and watches the Fall Festival. More...

Coastal Bend College, local car dealership host tailgate party

Coastal Bend College and Blake Fulenwider Dodge Chrysler Jeep celebrated their tailgate party on Thursday, Oct. 23. More...

Education

Gillett Intermediate School supports Breast Cancer Awareness, saying no to bullying

Students and staff at John S. Gillett Intermediate School recently supported two causes: Breast Cancer Awareness and ‘Gillett says no to bullying’. Students lined up in the shape of a pink ribbon and a ‘no’ symbol. More...

Driscoll ISD honor roll lists announced

Driscoll Independent School District has has announced the honor roll lists for the first nine weeks of school for Driscoll Elementary and Driscoll Middle School. Driscoll Elementary School Third Grade All A - Hailey Duque, Jolie Myers, Kace Owen More...

Perez Elementary participates in TAMUK Homecoming Parade

The staff of J.R. Perez Elementary participated in the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Homecoming Parade on Thursday, Oct. 16. More...

Obituaries

Maria Eva C. Contreras

Maria Eva C. Contreras, 54, of Kingsville, died Oct. 27, 2014 in Kingsville. She was born July 10, 1960 in Muleshoe, to Juan and Eva Cavazos. She was retired homemaker and nurse’s aide with various home health agencies around the area. More...

Elda Nora Espinoza

Elda Nora Espinoza, 50, of Los Reyes Ranch community in Duval County, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in Austin. She was born Dec. 1, 1963 in Alice, to Emilio C. Espinoza and Viola Barrera Espinoza. More...

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