Authorities pursued a truck out of Calallen with stolen goods. The truck made its way through Alice at a high rate of speed and made its way to the Ben Bolt area before law authorities were able to box the driver in.
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
Homicide Victim Organs Donated
It was a bittersweet scene over Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital about two dozen people got together for a solemn ceremony honoring a homicide victim from Jim Wells County who happened to be an organ donor.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Farmer's Market is Saturday, April 12
Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County AgriLife Extension office will host its second County Farmer's Market this Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at Green's Nursery located at 1464 E. Main St. in Alice.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
DPS Recognizes Outstanding Employees, Texans
The Texas Public Safety Commission and the Department of Public Safety Director Steven McCraw today presented two Unit Citations , two Director's Citations , and a Life Saving Award to DPS employees for their extraordinary service.
Monument sought at site where native remains found
The local Lipan Apaches would like to see a monument built in the site where ancient native artifacts were discovered last year at the site of the city's multiplex on the west side.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Sheriff's officials holding man on murder charge
Brenda Poe News & Graphics Jim Wells County Sheriff's Officials are holding a man for allegedly shooting a woman in the head.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Alice High School Students Evacuated Due to Blown Internal Transformer
Students at Alice High School were dismissed for the day after an internal transformer malfunctioned in the school's mechanical room, causing a power outage just after noon Tuesday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Ancestor 14: Gregoria Cruz was a mother and wife who left a mystery
Gregoria Cruz is a maternal great-grandmother. She was born in Texas in 1885 or 1886 to Hilario Cruz and Gregoria Ruiz of Mexico.
Safety was 'a priority'
Jim Wells County Judge L. Arnoldo Saenz, Mayor Larry Martinez and H-E-B Alice manager Sylvia Campos organize water distribution efforts.
More than 80 apply for county's HOME Grant
"We've been fortunate through unfortunate events that have happened throughout the state that when there are disaster monies that open up, whether here or around the area, we're able to access those funds," County Judge L. Arnoldo Saenz said.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
CASA hosting children's festival
Anthony Ruiz News To raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, Brush Country CASA, the Child Welfare Board of Jim Wells County and the Texas Department of Family and Child Protective Services will host the first of a planned annual Children's Spring Festival event at Anderson Park in Alice from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on ... (more)
Mon Mar 31, 2014
7 selected for inaugural juvenile drug court
Anthony Ruiz News Jim Wells County took its first step into the inaugural run of its juvenile drug court last week, accepting seven individuals into the program during Wednesday's juvenile hearing.
Area politics has always been of the rough and tumble variety, but some voters are beginning to question if it's beginning to cross the line and heading towards becoming a public annoyance.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Cruz arrested in connection with burglary
Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department arrested Jesus Manuel Cruz, 21, on a warrant for burglary Wednesday after stolen merchandise from a burglary on County Road 154 was found at a pawn shop in Kingsville under his name.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Council meeting Thursday
The Alice City Council on Thursday has a long agenda set. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Retiring K-9 Ivo will now catch balls not bad guys
Ivo is a 9-year-old female German Shepherd that served the citizens of JWC for six years.
Local producers benefitting from recent rains
Anthony Ruiz News While Jim Wells County has experienced dramatic temperature swings during the past several weeks, recent steady rainfall is helping local producers with potential El Nino weather conditions possibly bringing more rainfall later this year.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Alice's economic outlook is 'strong'
Nicole D. Perez Publisher-Editor Alice's economic future looks strong, local officials say, and increased construction and projected job growth point in just that direction.
To dissect a campaign
Political eyes will now be turned towards watching happenings in the Jim Wells County Judge runoff election between incumbent Arnold Saenz and challenger Pete Trevino to be held on May 27. Even though the runoff itself only involves Saenz and Trevino, the one candidate who is not part of the runoff, Alice Mayor Larry Martinez, is sure to play a ... (more)