Friday Sep 12
Israel Garcia, 82, passed away September 10, 2014, in Alice, Texas. He was born in La Rosita, Texas October 10, 1931 to Julio Garcia and Angelita Hinojosa.
Friday Sep 12
Saenz arrested for racing
A man was arrested for racing after Alice officer Juan Martinez observed him and the driver of another car racing along E. Highway 44. Officer Martinez noted the two vehicles revving their engines loudly while at a red light in front of the local hospital. The cars were a silver Chrysler 300 and a red Ford Mustang.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Cross Country results for Carroll meet
The next matchup for Alice will be at the Beeville Trojan Invitational on September 13 at Veterans Memorial Park in Beeville, Texas, at 8 a.m. Please feel free to submit your comments. Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site.
Woman led police on chase through Alice, crashes car
A woman from out-of-state led officers on a chase through Alice at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday after allegedly stealing items from Walmart. Alice police were notified of the theft and security officers there gave police the description of the woman and the car she was driving.
Meridian Care holds 9/11 ceremony
Anthony Ruiz News Meridian Care of Alice, located at the intersection of N. King and Third Streets, honored city and county first responders Thursday morning during its annual Sept. 11 ceremony.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Survivors include her son, Luz Leal of Laredo, Tx.; sister, Maria Solis; four grandchildren, Liana Blake, Luz Leal Jr., Luz Leal and Israel Leal; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, Sept.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Palacios graduates from basic training
PV2 Xavier Palacios, 26, of Alice, Texas, graduated top 10 percent from Basic Combat Training at Ft. Benning, Ga.
Man allegedly threatened South Texas coaches
A man has been accused of barging into a locker room and threatening several Alice High School football coaches in an ex-player dispute involving his brother. Jim Wells County jail records show 25-year-old Aaron Garza of Alice was charged with criminal trespass and four counts of assault on a public servant.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Utility Fund at risk because it's drained each year
Elected officials of the City of Alice want to increase our water and sewer rates in order to address supposed deficits, which will occur in 2014 and 2015, in the Utility Enterprise Fund. They, however, fail to mention that at least $1.2 million will be transferred from that fund to the General Fund for each of the two years.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
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13 The JWC Farmer's Market is held every second Saturday of the month and offers a variety of homegrown food options to its patrons. Anthony Ruiz News Since March, the Jim Wells County AgriLife Extension office has been partnering with area producers and Green's Market to offer the local community a monthly farmer's market that offers a homegrown alternative in shopping for healthy food options.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
City to seriously explore desalination plant
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor A special subcommittee has been formed through the City of Alice to review the possibility of constructing a desalination plant here. The plant, which works as a reverse osmosis system, would be located by the Homer E. Dean Water Plant on Commerce Road.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Texas bus driver wages rise to compete with shale
Transportation services in southern Texas are increasing the hourly wages of bus drivers so they don't leave to work for a booming oil and gas development.
Alvarado new student specialist at CBC-Alice
With the start of a new semester, CBC students have traditionally looked to the campus's resident counselor, Dee Berthold, who for the past 20 years helped keep them on course, from the first day to their final walk across the stage to receive their diploma.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Hot Jobs: September 2, 2014
This week's Hot Jobs report is courtesy of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend.
Municipal Court set for Wednesday
The City of Alice Municipal Court will be in session at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, with Judge Edie Gonzalez-Lemon hearing pleas in 152 cases.
Trevino charged with DWI after accident
Alice officer Jose Flores responded to a scene of an accident at S. Cameron and El Bano streets at about 9:30 p.m. Monday.
Sanchez arrested for evading arrest, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle
A manager of the lot, located on N. Johnson Street, told police a blue 2001 Dodge Ram was missing from the lot.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
City, County working to unify emergency operations
"We're going to join forces," Lynn Kirchoff, emergency management coordinator for Jim Wells County, said.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Event brings 26 new 4-H'ers into the program
Anthony Ruiz News Before the start of the new school year, the Jim Wells County 4-H held an enrollment night inside the Merchant's Building at the county fairgrounds to give students and parents residing within the county a first-hand look at the various projects and activities the program has to offer.
Water rate increase coming for Alice residents
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor An initial water rate study conducted for the City of Alice shows that in order for the City to break even in its Utility Enterprise Fund, rates would have to be raised by 30 percent.