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22 hrs ago | Alice24-7.com

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.

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Yesterday | Alice24-7.com

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)

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Related Topix: Alice, TX, Olmito, TX

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Alice24-7.com

JWC begins budget talks

Anthony Ruiz News County commissioners were presented copies of the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 budget during last week's regular meeting of the commissioners' court.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alice24-7.com

2014 Homemaking Division Fair entry forms available

County Extension Agent - FCS Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Jim Wells County Anyone interested in exhibiting Arts & Crafts, Food Items, Clothing, or Photography during the fair can pick up Homemaking Division Fair Rules and Entry Forms at the Jim Wells County Extension Office, located in the basement of the County Courthouse.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Alice24-7.com

AISD seeing major loss in revenues

Brenda Poe News & Graphics The Alice Independent School District isn't like the City of Alice and Jim Wells County.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Alice, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Alice24-7.com

JWC 4-H to hold enrollment night next Monday, Aug. 18

Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County 4-H will hold an enrollment night Monday at the county fairgrounds, inviting students and their families to meet with 4-H'ers to learn about the many projects the program has to offer.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Family, Kids, Orange Grove, TX, Ben Bolt, TX, Premont, TX

Alice24-7.com

Donations still sought for clothing drive

Unfortunately, due to bad weather on Saturday, Aug. 2, the office was unable to have its school uniform drive.

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Alice24-7.com

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.

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Related Topix: Alice, TX, San Antonio, TX, Eagle Ford, TX

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Alice24-7.com

Donations still sought for clothing drive

Unfortunately, due to bad weather on Saturday, Aug. 2, the office was unable to have its school uniform drive.

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Related Topix: Benavides, TX

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Alice, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Jim Wells County Authorities Still Investigating Shooting Homicide

The manhunt for a suspect continues one week since a Falfurrias man lost his life in what authorities are calling a gang-related shooting.

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Related Topix: Falfurrias, TX, Premont, TX

Mon Aug 11, 2014

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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.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Alice24-7.com

4Hers recognized at awards banquet

Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County 4-H program recognized several of its members Friday evening during its annual awards banquet held at the county fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Family, Orange Grove, TX, Kids

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Jim Wells County Authorities Investigating Shooting Homicide Near Falfurrias

The Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting homicide that happened overnight at a home off of County Road 402, near the Brooks County and Jim Wells County line.

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Related Topix: Falfurrias, TX

Alice24-7.com

Applications being taken for 13th Habitat House

Applicants must have: a housing need; the ability to pay a monthly mortgage payment, which is based on the price of the home when it is built ; and a willingness to partner with Habitat for Humanity.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Alice24-7.com

this story a-o

Bruce Healy presents a NRCS partner sign to Arnold and Ida Trejo for their conservation efforts in Jim Wells County Arnold Trejo admires the mixed grasses that are flourishing in his fields that once were bare due to drought and overgrazing.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Premont, TX, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Alice24-7.com

City, County reject bid for airport parking renovations

Design work for the project was performed by Coym, Rehmet and Gutierrez funded through the TxDOT 2013 Routine Airport Maintenance Program grant, with construction planned to be partially funded through the airport's 2014 RAMP grant funds, which is comprised of $50,000 in state funds along with 50 percent matching funds from both the city and county ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Alice24-7.com

this story a-o

Submitted During the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 30th, 2014, investigators from the Alice Police Department, Texas Department of Public Safety, and members of the Jim Wells County SWAT Team executed a search warrant at the residence of Juan "Jay" Gonzales, in the 2000 block of Joslin St. Gonzales was arrested on a warrant for Deadly ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Alice24-7.com

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.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Alice24-7.com

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.

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