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APD earns additional $20K grant
Brenda Poe News & Graphics The City of Alice Police Department was notified on Tuesday, Nov. 26, that the Texas DPS awarded the department another $20,000 Border Star Grant, after receiving $20,000 in February.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
1,000th New Car Buyer
Santos Ruiz was the 1,000th customer at Love Chrysler Dodge Jeep of Alice to purchase a new car in 2013! He won a Snapper Mower.
Municipal Court set for Thursday
The City of Alice Municipal Court will be in session at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, with Judge Edie Gonzalez-Lemon hearing pleas in 240 cases.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Hot Jobs: Dec. 3, 2013
This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.
Parade Tuesday night
Brenda Poe News & Graphics The Alice Chamber of Commerce will be holding their 33rd Annual Christmas Illuminated Parade, themed "A Story Book Christmas," at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. "The parade is at night so this is an opportunity for the entries to showcase their floats with lots of lights," Chamber Director Juan Navejar said.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
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Anthony Ruiz News Alice Police Officers' Association President Enrique Saenz spoke in support of the termination of former City Manager Ray De Los Santos Jr. outside city hall Monday afternoon, along with representatives with the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas .
Seledonio R. Zepeda Jr.
Seledonio "Shorty" as he was known in the oilfield, was a truck driver for many years.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
City water storage tank project nears completion
Anthony Ruiz News The Alice Water Authority was updated on the progress of a $2.1 million rehabilitation and construction project to increase storage capacity at the City of Alice Water Production Plant during Monday's regular meeting.
Airport improvements ready to enter bidding phase
Anthony Ruiz News With final design and engineering work complete, more than $5.4 million in major improvements at Alice International Airport could begin construction within the next few months.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Mayor Martinez to file for JWC Judge
After much thought and careful consideration, I will be seeking the position of Jim Wells County Judge in the Democratic Primary Election which will be held in March 2014.
Juvenile probation dept. begins annual toy drive
Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County Juvenile Probation Department has begun collecting toy and monetary donations for its annual toy drive for children within and outside the city limits of Alice.
Better To Be Safe
Deputy Ben Belmares goes over staff responsibility in the event of an active shooter situation with county employees Wednesday at the JWC Courthouse.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Recall effort stalled before it gets started
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor Those individuals wishing to recall Councilman Frank Hinojosa may have to start over, after affidavits submitted Nov. 14 were found lacking required elements as per election code, according to City of Alice officials.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Forward and beyond politics
Make no mistake about it. Alice is currently undergoing a governmental transition.
Thanksgiving Memorial Pow Wow set for Saturday
Anthony Ruiz News The Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas will hold its fifth annual Thanksgiving Memorial Pow Wow this Saturday, Nov. 30, in the Merchant's Building at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds in Alice.
Giving will earn a well-deserved thanks
It is not unusual to go through a day that folks do not have an opportunity to help others who are less fortunate.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Three arrested in drug sting operation
On Monday, Nov. 25, Special Crimes Unit officers from the Alice Police Department and Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department purchased a useable amount of a white powdery substance, believed, represented and tested to be positive as cocaine from a man who, according to the report was identified as Kevin Pena at a residence in the 1100 block of E.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
City holiday closings announced
The City of Alice would like to inform the public that all City Offices will be closed Thursday, November 28, and Friday, November 29, 2013 in observance of Thanksgiving except for Police Department and Fire Department.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Serna seeks Pct. 2 Commissioner's seat
Serapio Serna Jr., former Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem of the City of Alice, announced that he would run for Commissioner of Jim Wells County Pct.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
AFD training, more planned through early next year
Anthony Ruiz News Eight Alice firefighters received hands-on training in high-angle rescues last week at the Alice Public Safety Training Center, learning and refreshing techniques needed to recover and transport people trapped in confined and elevated spaces.