Jim Wells County Newswire

Jim Wells County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jim Wells County, TX.

Results 1 - 20 of 126 in Jim Wells County, TX

  1. EDC Clarity NeededRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Alice24-7.com

    ... have in their arsenal to combat the economic downturn that has hit our area. Many are looking towards the Jim Wells County Economic Development Corporation as the primary player to harness the necessary resources for planning, organization, and ...

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  2. Jim Wells County Working with Alice to Bring Water to ColoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KIII

    Jim Wells County is still trying to iron out the details of a half-million dollar grant that is designed to bring water to residents of a westside colonia there. The K-Bar Colonia sits near the city's new multi-use complex.

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  3. County Inmates Work on Flood Prevention Project Near AliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | KIII

    Some Jim Wells County inmates were out Tuesday working on a flood prevention project in the Rancho Allegre Colonia near Alice.

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  4. Two Men Arrested Again following 2014 Fatal Shooting Case in Jim Wells CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | KIII

    In Jim Wells County, one homicide suspect is in jail and his uncle is out on bond after they had been arrested recently in connection with a murder last year. 68-year-old Francisco Mungia and his nephew, 40-year-old Tomas Jimenez are accused of fatally shooting 49 year old Manuel Alfaro Jr. in April of last year.

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  5. The county was hit with over 9 inches of rain.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Heavy rains and widespread flooding have taken a toll on Jim Wells County, but a disaster declaration doesn't mean aid is readily available. The extent of damage is the reasoning behind a judge's ruling to declare the county as a disaster area.

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  6. Jim Wells County Gathering Information on Flood Damage from June 17Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | KIII

    The Jim Wells County Office of Emergency Management is asking residents living outside of Alice city limits whose homes or property sustained damage from the flooding that took place June 17. Information that the County gathers will be used to complete a Disaster Summary Outline to submit to the governor and FEMA in hopes of receiving possible government assistance. Officials are asking that residents that did experience damage on that day contact their county commissioner and report it.

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  7. Helpful phone numbers for Jim Wells county residents affected by recent floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    To all Jim Wells County residents outside the city limits of Alice, the Jim Wells County Office of Emergency Management is conducting Damage Assessments for the storm/flooding that occurred on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. If you sustained damages to your home or property please report these damages to the Jim Wells County Emergency Management by contacting your County Commissioner.

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  8. Some sunshine through high cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... with only isolated showers. Most areas should see very little rainfall all the way through next weekend. JIM WELLS COUNTY -- To all Jim Wells County residents outside the city limits of Alice, the Jim Wells County Office of Emergency Management is ...

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  9. Oscar Ortiz is looking to retire after he finishes this last term.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... "I'm not going to be a stranger to my community. I'll continue to be a resident here for Nueces County." JIM WELLS COUNTY -- To all Jim Wells County residents outside the city limits of Alice, the Jim Wells County Office of Emergency Management is ...

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  10. Courtesy of MGN/Tony Magpantay / MGN ) Be aware of what roads will be under construction.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... up Monday, between Tuloso Road, and Suntide. The westbound side of Leopard will be down to one lane. JIM WELLS COUNTY -- To all Jim Wells County residents outside the city limits of Alice, the Jim Wells County Office of Emergency Management is ...

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  11. Fewer Showers, Warm and HumidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    ... slowly continue to decrease this week getting us to some hot and steamy weather by the end of the week. JIM WELLS COUNTY -- To all Jim Wells County residents outside the city limits of Alice, the Jim Wells County Office of Emergency Management is ...

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  12. Request for damage reports in JWCRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Alice24-7.com

    The Jim Wells County Office of Emergency Management is conducting Damage Assessments for the storm/flooding that occurred on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. If you sustained damages to your home or property please report these damages to the Jim Wells County Emergency Management by contacting your County Commissioner.

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  13. Damage to courthouse results in closure through MondayRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Alice24-7.com

    After assessing the damages to several departments in the courthouse, it is evident that more time is needed to restore a safe and normal work environment. In keeping with the best customer service, Jim Wells County must ensue the safety and security of our citizens and employees.

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  14. Alice residents deal with flooding aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The City of Alice spent Thursday making their way through flooded streets and debris, after heavy rains fell the night before. "There is some extensive water damage, there is some structural damage some areas got it worse than others," said Ryan Ferrell, the Jim Wells County Safety Officer.

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  15. Jim Wells County couple rescued from flooded homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Some parts of the Alice area saw more than 9" of rain Wednesday, leaving residents stranded until the water receded. The Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department was called out Thursday afternoon to assist an elderly couple from their home in the area of FM 665.

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  16. Large Marijuana Bust In Jim Wells CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | KIII

    A major marijuana bust in Jim Wells County has taken 78 pounds of pot off the streets. Sheriff's deputies stopped a Chevy Trail Blazer for a traffic violation on Tuesday.

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  17. Alice, TXRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Alice24-7.com

    Assistant County Attorney, Jason V. Garcia, has announced he is seeking the position of Jim Wells County Attorney in the 2016 election.

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  18. Jason V. Garcia seeks office as Jim Wells County AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Alice24-7.com

    Assistant County Attorney, Jason V. Garcia, has announced he is seeking the position of Jim Wells County Attorney in the 2016 election. Sitting County Attorney, Jesusa Sanchez-Vera has also announced she will not be seeking re-election and will be retiring at the end of the current term.

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  19. WWII veterans to be recognized in pictorial displayRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 6 | Alice24-7.com

    Jesus Gonzalez, 94, is one of the county's oldest living veteran, and is so proud of his years of service he carries with him a photograph depicting himself in uniform when he was in his 20s. He is just one of dozens of WWII veterans who will be recognized in a coming pictorial display recognizing WWII veterans of Jim Wells County.

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  20. Ceja, Rodriguez top Alice gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Alice24-7.com

    ... AHS band and mariachi band. She is also a member of the Alice FFA, and has raised and shown steers at the Jim Wells County Junior Livestock Show for the past four years. "I started in the third grade showing goats, and when I got to high school I ...

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