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October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

From modest start, Academy High School aims to keep moving forward

Academy High School had much to celebrate on Friday evening, with both its first homecoming game win and a celebration of the school’s 20th anniversary. More...

Perez aspires to help youths reach full potential

Some people may not know what they want out of life, but for some, natural abilities have helped shaped their careers. More...

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Sports

Big plays do in Brahmas against Bearkats

The H.M. King Brahmas got off to a strong start, but were not able to overcome several big rushing plays by the Raymondville Bearkats Friday, dropping to 1-4 after a 35-21 loss. More...

Academy heading into districst season undefeated after another shutout win

The Santa Gertrudis Academy Lions shut out the Freer Buckaroos with a 27-0 victory, keeping their record undefeated at 5-0 as they head into district play. More...

Slow second half costs Badgers once more

The Bishop Badgers fell, 18-6, to the Banquete Bulldogs, putting a damper on Bishop’s homecoming festivities Friday in Bishop. More...

Editorial

Top candidates debate this week with election on horizon

AUSTIN — A debate scheduled Sept. 29 pitted Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, and Dan Patrick, R-Houston, two state senators who are vying to succeed David Dewhurst as lieutenant governor in 2015. More...

The media’s absurd NFL hysteria

During the past few weeks, two sets of initials have dominated the news – ISIL and NFL – and the casual listener would be hard-pressed to decide which is more odious. More...

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Roads take a hit from rains

Heavy rains brought temporary flooding to the City of Kingsville over the weekend, but although the high waters subsided, they left a number of damaged roads in their wake, Public Works Director Charlie Cardenas said on Tuesday. More...

County to pay $74K to IRS after audit cites 2010 documentation problems

Kleberg County commissioners on Monday learned that the county would have to pay a fine of more than $74,000 to the Internal Revenue Service after audit findings showed the county did not have required tax documentation for vendors in 2010. More...

Golf course deal still awaiting federal approval

The City of Kingsville will assume management responsibilities of L.E. More...

Haunted house aims for ‘kid friendly’ experience

The Boys & Girls Club of Kingsville will have a wide range of Halloween festivities to offer to kids and their families on Oct. 30 and 31. More...

News

Robert J. Kleberg Public Library announces new fines, fee rates

To help offset the skyrocketing cost of materials, the Robert J. Kleberg Public Library began implementing new fines and fees rates on Oct. 1. The new rates coincide with the start of the library’s new fiscal year. More...

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 6

Kleberg County residents wanting to vote in the upcoming general election scheduled for Nov. 4 must submit an application to be eligible to vote to the Kleberg County Voter Registrar at the Kleberg County Courthouse located at 700 E. More...

Library’s bookmobile making the rounds

For the past month, the library has been actively displaying the Library on the GO bookmobile at area events to raise awareness of future bookmobile services for local and surrounding communities. More...

Education

Bishop High School Homecoming Royalty

Miguel Salas and Dariela Hinojosa were crowned homecoming king and queen at the Bishop High School varsity football game Friday. Dariela is the daughter of Mr. Danny Hinojosa and Ms. Gloria Hinojosa. Miguel is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Salas. More...

Academy High School Homecoming Royalty

Adam DeLaney and Sierra Olvera were crowned homecoming king and queen at the Academy High School varsity football game Friday. Sierra is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Olvera. Adam is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave DeLaney. (Submitted photo) More...

Bishop Primary shows support for Childhood Cancer Awareness month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. Every year in the United States approximately 13,500 children and adolescents under the age of 18 are diagnosed with some form of cancer. More...

Obituaries

Maria Palmira Hinojosa

Former Kingsville resident Maria “Mary” Palmira Hinojosa, 84, died Sept. 27, 2014. She was born on April 13, 1930 in Aransas Pass to Maximo and Trinidad Arzola. She was married to Enrique Hinojosa Sr. More...

Leonso Canales Jr.

Leonso Canales Jr., 74, of Kingsville, died Sept. 26, 2014 in Kingsville. He was born Sept. 16, 1940 in Kingsville to Leonso and Ofilia Canales. He was a retired musician and a U.S. Army veteran. More...

Robert Tejeda

Robert Tejeda, 73, of Kingsville, died on Sept. 25, 2014 in Kingsville. He was born June 11, 1941 to Manuel and Beatriz Tejeda in Falfurrias. He was a retired truck driver. He was preceded in death by his brother, Reynaldo Tejeda. More...

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