2 hrs ago
Alice City Council in budget workshops
Much talk at the City of Alice's first budget workshop Tuesday morning revolved around the possibility of privatizing operations at the multi-use complex as well as the municipal golf course.
7 hrs ago
Hernandez jailed after allegedly shooting at couple in drive-thru
Lee Roy Hernandez was arrested by Alice police Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly shot at two individuals while they were parked in a drive-thru of a fast food restaurant in the 1100 block of E. Main Street at about 12:31 p.m. According to a police report, the two victims saw Hernandez pull up in the 1100 block of E. Front Street near Olmito, ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Council adopts effective tax rate
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor The Alice City Council voted unanimously Thursday to move forward with the effective tax rate, or 27.1826 cents per every $100 property valuation, for the next year.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Hot Jobs: Aug. 19, 2014
This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.
In support of the arts in Alice, Texas
Alice Mayor Larry Martinez and City Council have considered the construction of an Amphitheater for the citizens of Alice, Texas.
At least he was honest about the pot
A man was arrested for possession of marijuana after he allegedly admitted to police he had been smoking pot in his truck.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Salinas arrested for DWI
A man was arrested at about 2:19 a.m. Saturday for driving while intoxicated and unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Color of Music
Anthony Ruiz News Flags were flying freely in the Alice High School activity center last week as the school's Color Guard began practicing fundamentals and routines for the upcoming year.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
City of Alice studying secondary water source
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor The City of Alice is studying the possibility of a secondary water source, focusing on using existing water wells or drilling new wells in the city.
Industrial property values fall in JWC
Anthony Ruiz News Jim Wells County experienced a significant decrease in its net taxable value according to certified tax rolls recently released by the county's appraisal district, most notably in the City of Alice and the Alice Independent School District.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Council approves sign ordinance
In an effort to promote uniformity and improve the aesthetics of the city, the Alice City Council approved a new sign ordinance Thursday night.
Insurance Journal West
Oil Boom Drawing Teachers Away from Texas School Districts
A Texas school district is scrambling to prepare for the upcoming school year after the Eagle Ford Shale oil boom led to staffing problems.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Saenz arrested for manufacturing, delivery of a controlled substance
A man behaving suspiciously in the parking lot of a local motel was stopped by police and found to be in possession of synthetic marijuana and was allegedly set up to distribute it.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Stolen Boat Recovered by Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department
A boat that was stolen from a man's home within Alice city limits was taken to a remote county road in the Ben Bolt area.
Cadena arrested for DWI
A man was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the 700 block of North Reynolds Street at about 12:20 a.m. Saturday after he struck a parked truck.
CDA officers installed
On Aug. 10, 2014, Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Jude Thaddeus Court #1770 installed their elected officers at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alice.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Public library welcomes new clerk
Anthony Ruiz News Patrons of the Alicia Salinas City of Alice Public Library are seeing a new face behind the counter as they check out books and computers after the City of Alice hired Gabrielle Perez-Pries in mid-July as the new circulation clerk.
Happy to be home, ready to return the favor
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor Dr. Roel Valadez Jr. is a firm believer that it does take a village to raise a child, mostly because he is evidence of that.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Ariella S. Gilbert
Ariella S. Gilbert, 6 years of age, received angelic wings and was called by our Heavenly Father on August 6, 2014.