Search for missing seven-year-old at Lake Corpus Christi begins

14 April 2019, 9:01 am

Law enforcement officials with the Jim Wells County Constable’s Office Pct ... Folks I was just notified of a missing child at Lake Corpus Christi in Mathis, TX and have been asked to assist. 7 year… ...... Read More »

Texas wheat acres likely to perform well amid falling grain prices

2 March 2019, 9:30 am

SAN ANGELO — Wheat acres were expected to perform well in areas with moisture, but market conditions could mean tough decisions for grain producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife ... oats made good ...... Read More »

DPS investigate fatal pedestrian accident along US 281 in Jim Wells County

1 March 2019, 5:07 pm

JIM WELLS COUNTY, Texas — The Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in Jim Wells County along US 281 south of Premont. According to Sgt. Nathan Brandley, just after ...... Read More »

Seized funds boosted DA staff salaries

25 February 2019, 8:09 pm

ALICE, TX The Alice Echo-News Journal reports in Tuesday's edition that the findings are in an audit ordered by Jim Wells County commissioners ... Garza's forfeiture fund have been shared with the ...... Read More »

Jim Wells Co. now eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

3 August 2018, 4:50 am

AUSTIN –The Texas Workforce Commission is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance in Jim Wells County as a result of severe weather ... Lamar, Austin, TX, 78778-0001, or fax it to ...... Read More »

Texas Rangers investigating death at Jim Wells County Jail

5 February 2018, 11:06 pm

The Texas Rangers are investigating the death of a 23-year old inmate found at the Jim Wells County Jail. Deputies found Marcus Soza unresponsive in his holding cell late last Thursday. Soza was ...... Read More »

San Antonio teacher arrested in Alice for online solicitation of a minor

18 September 2017, 6:48 am

Texas. According to the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department, 37-year-old Daniel Valdez tried to meet with a middle school student Friday night. The two had been in contact via social media, but when ...... Read More »

17 Shih Tzu puppies rescued from puppy mill in Ben Bolt, Texas

19 August 2017, 4:51 pm

A total of 17 Shih Tzu puppies were rescued by the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Office Friday from a puppy mill in Ben Bolt, Texas, with the help of a rescue group called Jim Wells County Pets of Life. ...... Read More »

Taxi driver pulled over in South Texas faces human smuggling charges

2 October 2016, 2:36 am

JIM WELLS COUNTY, Texas- A man from Houston is facing steep charges after investigators with the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department say he was smuggling undocumented immigrants. According to a ...... Read More »

Today in Texas History: Anti-suffragist says women voting tied to “socialism, anarchy and Mormonism”

20 August 2010, 6:00 pm

Wells’ efforts were unsuccessful. On June 28, 1919, Texas ratified the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. In case you’re wondering: Yes, Jim Wells County in South Texas is named after ...... Read More »

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