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Commissioners convened Friday for special meeting

Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County Commissioners' Court convened for nearly two hours during a special meeting Friday morning to tackle a lengthy agenda that included several action items and presentations.


Sat Jul 26, 2014

Keep it clean

After 25 years with the Alice Independent School District, JWC Custodial Supervisor Ruben Cadena, along with three others from the school district, joined Jim Wells County to handle janitorial duties at the courthouse and other county offices.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Fri Jul 25, 2014

JWC considers water district for RA

City Councilman Raul Chapa, Raul Gonzalez with Community Resource Group, Alice Mayor Larry Martinez, USDA Assistant Area Director Lisa Kelley, and Commissioner Pct.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Rancho Alegre, TX, Alice Acres, TX, Alice, TX


The Texas Water Development Board Today Approved Financial Assistance ...

Texas Water Development Board Approves $423,000 in Financial Assistance to the City of Alice to Address aging Infrastructure The Texas Water Development Board issued the following news release:The Texas Water Development Board today approved by resolution a loan in the amount of $423,000 from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to the City of ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas, Lake Kiowa, TX, Cooke County, TX, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fiesta en la cocina

Andres Gonzalez grinds whole kernels of dried corn to create masa for use in making tortillas during last week's Kids in the Kitchen held at the county fairgrounds.


Related Topix: Life, Recipes

this story a-o

A McAllen man was arrested by a Jim Wells County Sheriff deputy for possession of marijuana Friday evening after more than 200 pounds of marijuana were found in the trunk of his vehicle following a search conducted during a traffic stop.


Related Topix: Alice, TX

Pre-bid meeting held for airport parking renovations re-bid

Anthony Ruiz News Several contractors attended a pre-bid meeting Tuesday, July 8, to discuss renovations for the Alice International Airport parking lot.


Related Topix: Alice, TX

Donations sought for Back-to-School Bash

Anthony Ruiz News With the summer nearly half over, the Jim Wells County Juvenile Probation Department is preparing for its ninth annual Back-to-School Bash, set for Aug. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m., and is requesting monetary and school supply donations from area individuals, businesses and organizations for the event.


Related Topix: Orange Grove, TX, Ben Bolt, TX, Premont, TX

What should they know?

The phrase, "What did they know and when did they know it" seems quite appropriate to recent topics and involving our city and county, especially.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Wilson County News

Vesicular Stomatitis detected in Texas cattle

Post a comment Vesicular Stomatitis has been detected in two head of cattle in South Texas, 5.7 miles southwest of Mathis .


Related Topix: Mathis, TX, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Horse

Texas Officials Report Additional Equine VS Cases

Wonderful companion horse. Bey is gentle and kind. She is a wonderful riding horse, but has some lameness issues.


Related Topix: Texas, Travis County, TX, Bastrop County, TX, Kinney County, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

County vector control opens new storage

JWC Safety and Inspection Department employees Carlos Sanchez, Israel Lopez and Florentino Rivera stand outside the new vector control building located at the county fairgrounds.


Related Topix: Orange Grove, TX, Alice, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Countywide

Mathis PD makes three arrests

If you are driving without a valid drivers license, Police Chief Gerald Arismendez has a warning for you, "Stop, or we will catch you."

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Related Topix: Mathis, TX, Orange Grove, TX, San Patricio County, TX

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Southwest Farm Press

Concerns mounting over growing VS cases in Texas horses

The Texas Animal Health Commission has confirmed two head of cattle in Jim Wells County near Mathis are infected with VS.


Related Topix: Texas, Mathis, TX, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Law enforcement execute narcotics search warrant

The Alice Police Department with the help of the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department SWAT team executed a narcotics search warrant early Tuesday morning in the 900 block of N. Aransas Street.


Related Topix: Drugs

Sun Jul 06, 2014

4-H'ers reflect on past year in outstanding award interviews

Elise Hesseltine answers questions about her main 4-H project during Wednesday's interviews for this year's outstanding 4-H member awards.


Related Topix: Orange Grove, TX

Fri Jul 04, 2014

4-Hers compete well at Horse Show

The Jim Wells County 4-H had an impressive showing at the 2014 District 12 4-H Horse Show held at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown on June 20. The District 12 4-H Horse Show is an annual summer event that provides 4-H horse project members the opportunity to exhibit their projects as well as their own horsemanship skills.


Related Topix: Robstown, TX, Taylor County, TX, Abilene, TX

Good Eats at B&G Club

Alina Flores, 11, gets a spoonful of sliced strawberries to add to her fruit parfait during Tuesday's cooking class at the Boys & Girls Club of Alice.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Alice, TX, Nutrition, Agua Dulce, TX

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Judge asks commissioners to reconsider software

County commissioners initially approved a software license agreement with American Cadastre LLC, or AMCAD, in February for $324,000 after a committee comprised of county officials reviewed the service and negotiated a contract.


Tue Jul 01, 2014

this story a-o

Anthony Ruiz News Driscoll Children's Hospital, in partnership with the Jim Wells County 4-H, hosted its 27th annual South Texas Cattlemen's Roundup at the Gulf Coast Livestock auction barn located at 3015 S. Hwy.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science