2 hrs ago
Premont Man Found Dead, Suspect Charged with Capital Murder
Jim Wells County authorities got a call Friday morning from a woman who said that her house had been ransacked and she found her 35-year old son dead.
3 hrs ago
County employees 'fill the gap' to feed the hungry
The judge sent out an email after learning of families that didn't make deadlines for several turkey meal donations made by the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department and Juvenile Probation employees.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Drugs, Guns, Money Found During Jim Wells County Traffic Stop
A routine traffic stop in Jim Wells County Monday night resulted in the seizure of over $40,000 in laundered money, firearms and synthetic marijuana.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
$40,520 in cash found during stop
Submitted On Monday, Dec. 2, Jim Wells County Sheriff's Detective Robert Waldrop conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 281 and Farm-to-Market 735 at 8:26 p.m. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Elijio Perez, 23. Detective Waldrop conducted a search of the vehicle and located a hidden compartment in an auxiliary gas tank in the bed of the ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The JWC Fairgrounds have hosted the Thanksgiving Memorial Pow Wow since 2010.
Anthony Ruiz News The Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas held its fifth annual Thanksgiving Memorial Pow Wow at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds on Saturday, Nov. 30, with members of Native American tribes from across the country attending to celebrate their heritage and honor their veterans.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
5th annual Thanksgiving Memorial Pow Wow aims to educate and celebrate Lipan Apache heritage
Micah DeBenedetto/Special to the Caller-Times Ruben Martinez, Peter Vasquez, 11, and Alfredo Valdez perform a northern plains traditional dance during the grand entry.
Airport improvements ready to enter bidding phase
Anthony Ruiz News With final design and engineering work complete, more than $5.4 million in major improvements at Alice International Airport could begin construction within the next few months.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Mayor Martinez to file for JWC Judge
After much thought and careful consideration, I will be seeking the position of Jim Wells County Judge in the Democratic Primary Election which will be held in March 2014.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Jim Wells County traffic stop yields 20 kilograms of cocaine
Two people were arrested after authorities found 20 kilograms of cocaine in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Orange Grove on Thursday.
Juvenile probation dept. begins annual toy drive
Anthony Ruiz News The Jim Wells County Juvenile Probation Department has begun collecting toy and monetary donations for its annual toy drive for children within and outside the city limits of Alice.
Stop nets $461,000 in drugs
On Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, Jim Wells County Deputy Edward Sanchez conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 281 and County Road 239.
Better To Be Safe
Deputy Ben Belmares goes over staff responsibility in the event of an active shooter situation with county employees Wednesday at the JWC Courthouse.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Funny name, serious cause
Lois Stephens Staff Reporter As we enter what is commonly considered the season of giving, one 16-year-old student is taking that charitable spirit a step further.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Thanksgiving Memorial Pow Wow set for Saturday
Anthony Ruiz News The Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas will hold its fifth annual Thanksgiving Memorial Pow Wow this Saturday, Nov. 30, in the Merchant's Building at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds in Alice.
Little ones help others
Students at Palito Blanco Elementary participated in a food drive and donated over 728 food items to our local Jim Wells County Sheriff's department.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Growing Interstate System to Benefit South Texas
Last week in Houston, a group of civic and political leaders met to discuss updates to Interstate 69, a transportation project that will significantly improve access to and from South Texas.
Three arrested in drug sting operation
On Monday, Nov. 25, Special Crimes Unit officers from the Alice Police Department and Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department purchased a useable amount of a white powdery substance, believed, represented and tested to be positive as cocaine from a man who, according to the report was identified as Kevin Pena at a residence in the 1100 block of E.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Serna seeks Pct. 2 Commissioner's seat
Serapio Serna Jr., former Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem of the City of Alice, announced that he would run for Commissioner of Jim Wells County Pct.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
JWC Judge Saenz announces re-election bid
"During the last 19 years, we've worked together to bring Jim Wells County into the modern day.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Public's help needed
Brenda Poe News & Graphics Crime Stoppers of South Texas Inc and Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department needs your help identifying two individuals that stole over $12,000 worth of industrial materials on Halloween night.