90-day burn ban in affect in Jim Wells County

5 August 2019, 4:49 am

JIM WELLS COUNTY, Texas — Jim Wells County Commissioners approved Monday a 90-day burn ban in the county due to drought conditions in the area. According to the Jim Wells County Office of Emergency ...... Read More »

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

14 April 2019, 2:25 pm

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 »

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 »

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 »

DPS: Premont man, 28, ejected from truck, dies in rollover in Jim Wells County

29 May 2018, 5:48 am

DPS: Premont man, 28, ejected from truck, dies in rollover in Jim Wells County Texas Department of Public Safety troopers believe Alberto Suarez was killed after his pickup rolled over several times ...... Read More »

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

18 September 2017, 10:04 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 »

Another Family Immigration Detention Center May Come to South Texas

7 June 2016, 6:30 pm

The Corpus Christi Caller Times reports that Jim Wells ... Dilley, Texas, a child care license. There will be another hearing in September to determine whether the agency can issue child care licenses ...... Read More »

Raffle Fraud in SD, TX

27 September 2011, 1:00 pm

Raffle Fraud. On Monday, August 29, when Armando Sepulveda of Houston went to pick up the title of a 2012 Ford Mustang he’d won at a raffle at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds the previous Saturday, ...... 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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