Jim Wells County's COVID cases up 112.5%; Texas cases surge 49.9%

28 July 2021, 4:40 am

New coronavirus cases leaped in Texas in the week ending Sunday, rising 49.9% as 36,103 cases were reported. The previous week had 24,089 new cases of the virus that causes COVID-19. Texas ranked 12th ...... Read More »

Weeds a widespread problem in Texas croplands

28 July 2021, 12:16 am

Out-of-control weeds are the latest challenge to hit Texas producers among the negative effects related to untimely rains since late spring, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.... Read More »

American Rescue Plan: Here's how Jim Wells County, Alice will use more than $7 million

27 July 2021, 8:33 am

Jim Wells County and the City of Alice are preparing for the first half of  allocated funds from the American Recuse Rescue Plan to be released soon.... Read More »

Hamilton County Confederates: U-Z

24 July 2021, 12:59 pm

Another brother, Charles Washington Vinson, was a county official who remained at his post during the war. Bartlett Vinson was born in 1839. After the war, he moved to Texas. He died at Trenton ...... Read More »

Two arrested for catalytic converter thefts in Jim Wells County

22 July 2021, 11:47 am

Deputies in Jim Wells County arrested two catalytic converter thieves after they found the stolen parts during a traffic stop. It happened just after 3 a.m. off of Highway 359. Deputies were called to ...... Read More »

Walk with Pride hosts shoe distribution benefiting Nueces and Jim Wells County kids in need

19 July 2021, 7:32 am

The Walk with Pride Foundation is helping children in need in Nueces County and Jim Wells County. The charity is celebrating its 38th anniversary with a shoe distribution Monday at Shoe Carnival ...... Read More »

Annie Rebecca “Becky” Lindsey

17 July 2021, 7:27 pm

Funeral services for Annie Rebecca “Becky” Lindsey, of Alto, Tx will be held Sunday ... She was born September 11, 1948 to George and Agness (Carter) Stone in Wells, Texas. She attended school and ...... Read More »

James Farris Bailey, Jr.

16 July 2021, 4:23 am

James Farris Bailey, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at the age of 83. Jim, with his wife Sonya, lived in Brownwood, Texas since June of 1972. They were high school sweethearts and she was ...... Read More »

Voter fraud alleged in Jim Wells County

26 July 2019, 4:30 pm

Jim Wells has a long history of election skullduggery ... there have been repeated accusations of voter fraud in the rural South Texas county, ranging from fraudulent ballots to people paid ...... Read More »

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