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  • Coastal Bend students compete at Engineering Week contest

    Coastal Bend students compete at Engineering Week contest

    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:06 AM EST2018-02-25 05:06:00 GMT

    Students from around the Coastal Bend put their minds and building skills to the test as they competed at Engineering Day.

    Students from around the Coastal Bend put their minds and building skills to the test as they competed at Engineering Day.

  • Cardiology Carnival raises awareness for those with congenital heart defects

    Cardiology Carnival raises awareness for those with congenital heart defects

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:35 PM EST2018-02-25 04:35:53 GMT

    On Saturday, the folks at Driscoll Children's Hospital hosted a celebration to raise awareness for the thousands of people born each year with heart defects.

    On Saturday, the folks at Driscoll Children's Hospital hosted a celebration to raise awareness for the thousands of people born each year with heart defects.

  • Empowered Women group hands out meals to homeless community

    Empowered Women group hands out meals to homeless community

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:36 PM EST2018-02-25 03:36:09 GMT

    More than a hundred homeless members of the Corpus Christi community got a hot meal Saturday evening thanks to the efforts of a local non-profit.

    More than a hundred homeless members of the Corpus Christi community got a hot meal Saturday evening thanks to the efforts of a local non-profit.

  • Casting Call out for annual Passion Play at Cole Park

    Casting Call out for annual Passion Play at Cole Park

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:13 PM EST2018-02-25 03:13:45 GMT

    A Corpus Christi Easter tradition is right around the corner and the community is welcome to participate.

    A Corpus Christi Easter tradition is right around the corner and the community is welcome to participate.

  • Professional Bull Riders return to Kingsville tonight

    Professional Bull Riders return to Kingsville tonight

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-02-23 15:46:25 GMT

    The Coors Light National Professional Bull Riders event will feature 35 of the nation's top cowboys competing February 23rd and 24th at the J.K. Northway Coliseum in Kingsville.

    The Coors Light National Professional Bull Riders event will feature 35 of the nation's top cowboys competing February 23rd and 24th at the J.K. Northway Coliseum in Kingsville.

  • TAMUCC Career Services gets students ready for post-graduation life

    TAMUCC Career Services gets students ready for post-graduation life

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:57 AM EST2018-02-23 11:57:07 GMT

    Once your child is in college, does he or she have an exit strategy for getting a job? Many don't.  Texas A&M University Corpus Christi is taking every step to make sure its students will be equipped with the tools to take the next step in their life and career. TAMU-CC Career Services is there to assist students in all phases of the career planning and job search process.  "We do help students from start to finish with their career job search, and we help them wr...

    Once your child is in college, does he or she have an exit strategy for getting a job? Many don't.  Texas A&M University Corpus Christi is taking every step to make sure its students will be equipped with the tools to take the next step in their life and career. TAMU-CC Career Services is there to assist students in all phases of the career planning and job search process.  "We do help students from start to finish with their career job search, and we help them wr...

  • YWCA to honor local women in leadership

    YWCA to honor local women in leadership

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:26 PM EST2018-02-22 20:26:33 GMT

    Each year, the local YWCA seeks to recognize local women who are making a significant impact in their career field with the Y Women in Careers Award.

    Each year, the local YWCA seeks to recognize local women who are making a significant impact in their career field with the Y Women in Careers Award.

  • Pet of the Week: Millie

    Pet of the Week: Millie

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-02-21 19:18:00 GMT
    MillieMillie

    Looking to add a pet to your family? If so, then this is a great time to check with the people at Corpus Christi Animal Care Services.

    Looking to add a pet to your family? If so, then this is a great time to check with the people at Corpus Christi Animal Care Services.

  • BBB advises steering clear of flood damaged vehicles

    BBB advises steering clear of flood damaged vehicles

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-20 19:11:14 GMT

    In the months since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, flood-damaged vehicles continue to be sold across the state -- many even showing up in our area.

    In the months since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, flood-damaged vehicles continue to be sold across the state -- many even showing up in our area.

  • Synthetic drugs the topic of documentary screening, community forum

    Synthetic drugs the topic of documentary screening, community forum

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:09 PM EST2018-02-20 19:09:38 GMT

    On Wednesday, February 21st, Charlie's Place Recovery Center will join the CCPD to host a community forum and screening of the award winning documentary, The Last High.

    On Wednesday, February 21st, Charlie's Place Recovery Center will join the CCPD to host a community forum and screening of the award winning documentary, The Last High.

  • Girl Scouts to host Thin Mint Sprint this weekend

    Girl Scouts to host Thin Mint Sprint this weekend

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:50 PM EST2018-02-19 19:50:14 GMT

    In honor of National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, the Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas will host the 3rd annual Thin Mint Sprint 5K this Saturday morning.

    In honor of National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, the Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas will host the 3rd annual Thin Mint Sprint 5K this Saturday morning.

  • City to host free screening of “The Legend of Billie Jean” at Cole Park Amphitheater

    Free Screening of “The Legend of Billie Jean” at Cole Park Amphitheater

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:27 PM EST2018-02-19 19:27:06 GMT
    The Legend of Billie Jean / FacebookThe Legend of Billie Jean / Facebook

     The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department and Corpus Christi Comic Con have partnered to host a free “Movie in the Park” at Cole Park Amphitheater. According to the city, the cult classic “The Legend of Billie Jean” film will be screened on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This adventure movie was filmed in Corpus Christi with scenes shot at Sunrise Mall, the Harbor Bridge, Bob Hall Pier and several locations along S.P.I....

     The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department and Corpus Christi Comic Con have partnered to host a free “Movie in the Park” at Cole Park Amphitheater. According to the city, the cult classic “The Legend of Billie Jean” film will be screened on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. This adventure movie was filmed in Corpus Christi with scenes shot at Sunrise Mall, the Harbor Bridge, Bob Hall Pier and several locations along S.P.I....

  • Quince, Prom, and Bridal Expo at the American Bank Center Henry Garrett Ballroom

    Quince, Prom, and Bridal Expo at the American Bank Center Henry Garrett Ballroom

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-02-18 16:02:05 GMT

    If you've been looking for that perfect dress or gown and haven't had any luck in your search then look no further than the Quince, Prom, and Bridal Expo at the American Bank Center Henry Garrett Ballroom.

    If you've been looking for that perfect dress or gown and haven't had any luck in your search then look no further than the Quince, Prom, and Bridal Expo at the American Bank Center Henry Garrett Ballroom.

  • Cadets hit the pavement for annual ROTC 5K run

    Cadets hit the pavement for annual ROTC 5K run

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:45 PM EST2018-02-18 03:45:08 GMT

    Cadets hit the pavement in Corpus Christi for a special annual celebration in honor of Texas A&M Corpus Christi's ROTC program.

    Cadets hit the pavement in Corpus Christi for a special annual celebration in honor of Texas A&M Corpus Christi's ROTC program.

  • A cat lover's dream come true at Anchors Away Cat Show

    A cat lover's dream come true at Anchors Away Cat Show

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-18 03:29:56 GMT

    It was a cat lover's dream come true as the Anchors Away Cat Show pawed its way into downtown Corpus Christi.

    It was a cat lover's dream come true as the Anchors Away Cat Show pawed its way into downtown Corpus Christi.

  • Locals celebrate Lunar New Year over at 'Taste of Asia' event

    Locals celebrate Lunar New Year over at 'Taste of Asia' event

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:52 PM EST2018-02-18 02:52:04 GMT

    The Lunar New Year is here and that means celebration for many cultures throughout the world, including right here in Corpus Christi.

    The Lunar New Year is here and that means celebration for many cultures throughout the world, including right here in Corpus Christi.

  • Veterans pay tribute to those who changed history at Iwo Jima

    Veterans pay tribute to those who changed history at Iwo Jima

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:53 PM EST2018-02-18 01:53:06 GMT

    On Saturday, local veterans paid tribute to those who played a key role in history at the Battle of Iwo Jima.

    On Saturday, local veterans paid tribute to those who played a key role in history at the Battle of Iwo Jima.

  • Quince, Prom & Bridal Expo at American Bank Center Sunday

    Quince, Prom & Bridal Expo at American Bank Center Sunday

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:24 AM EST2018-02-16 14:24:18 GMT

    The 2018 Corpus Christi Quince, Prom & Bridal Expo is a "one-stop shopping" experience for those ladies who who have a special day coming up.

    The 2018 Corpus Christi Quince, Prom & Bridal Expo is a "one-stop shopping" experience for those ladies who who have a special day coming up.

  • 'Birdiest Festival in America' returning to South Texas

    'Birdiest Festival in America' returning to South Texas

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-02-15 18:49:12 GMT

    The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center is hosting a big event April 19th through 22nd.

    The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center is hosting a big event April 19th through 22nd.

  • Community gathers to bid farewell to two local veterans

    Community gathers to bid farewell to two local veterans

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:57 PM EST2018-02-15 02:57:54 GMT

    It was a solemn scene at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery as dozens from around the Coastal Bend gathered to honor the passing of two military veterans.

    It was a solemn scene at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery as dozens from around the Coastal Bend gathered to honor the passing of two military veterans.

  • Pet of the Week: CoCo

    Pet of the Week: CoCo

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-02-14 18:38:32 GMT
    CoCoCoCo

    Our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week is a graceful mixture of beauty and patience.

    Our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week is a graceful mixture of beauty and patience.

  • BBB: Don't bank on that check being legit

    BBB: Don't bank on that check being legit

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 2:07 PM EST2018-02-13 19:07:47 GMT

    Thieves are constantly looking for creative ways to get their hands on your money -- even here in the Coastal Bend.

    Thieves are constantly looking for creative ways to get their hands on your money -- even here in the Coastal Bend.

  • San Antonio celebrates its tricentennial in 2018

    San Antonio celebrates its tricentennial in 2018

    Monday, February 12 2018 1:37 PM EST2018-02-12 18:37:54 GMT
    San AntonioSan Antonio

    San Antonio city leaders are inviting those who live in the Coastal Bend to make the short trip north to experience all there is to offer in a place so rich in culture.

    San Antonio city leaders are inviting those who live in the Coastal Bend to make the short trip north to experience all there is to offer in a place so rich in culture.

  • Our love of salt puts us at risk for high blood pressure, other health problems

    Our love of salt puts us at risk for high blood pressure, other health problems

    Monday, February 12 2018 5:53 AM EST2018-02-12 10:53:37 GMT

    A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease as well as an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. But there is still a healthy debate ongoing. It is still worth the effort to reduce your salt intake. "A lack of salt is a problem as well, but there is a happy medium. What we see is that most Americans have too much salt in their diet. The issue is when we have too much salt in a diet, it makes the bod...

    A high-salt diet has long been linked to higher odds of developing high blood pressure and heart disease as well as an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. But there is still a healthy debate ongoing. It is still worth the effort to reduce your salt intake. "A lack of salt is a problem as well, but there is a happy medium. What we see is that most Americans have too much salt in their diet. The issue is when we have too much salt in a diet, it makes the bod...

  • Celebrations on schedule every weekend for African American History Month

    Celebrations on schedule every weekend for African American History Month

    Sunday, February 11 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-02-11 05:13:37 GMT

    February is African American History Month and every weekend of the month in 2018 you'll find one local group celebrating (and you can join too).

    February is African American History Month and every weekend of the month in 2018 you'll find one local group celebrating (and you can join too).

  • Locals walk to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis at Great Strides Walk

    Locals walk to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis at Great Strides Walk

    Saturday, February 10 2018 11:23 PM EST2018-02-11 04:23:46 GMT

    All for a good cause, dozens of Coastal Bend residents took part in the Great Strides Walk to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis.

    All for a good cause, dozens of Coastal Bend residents took part in the Great Strides Walk to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis.

  • Dachshunds dash down the tracks at Cole Park

    Dachshunds dash down the tracks at Cole Park

    Saturday, February 10 2018 9:58 PM EST2018-02-11 02:58:39 GMT
    Dachshunds raced for the gold in a contest of their own at Cole Park.Dachshunds raced for the gold in a contest of their own at Cole Park.

    Short legs or not, a group of local weiner dogs made a mad dash down the tracks at Cole Park for a chance at gold.

    Short legs or not, a group of local weiner dogs made a mad dash down the tracks at Cole Park for a chance at gold.

  • Help make Great Strides against Cystic Fibrosis this weekend

    Help make Great Strides against Cystic Fibrosis this weekend

    Friday, February 9 2018 2:02 PM EST2018-02-09 19:02:41 GMT
    The 10th Great Strides Walk will take place Saturday, Feb. 10th at Cole Park.The 10th Great Strides Walk will take place Saturday, Feb. 10th at Cole Park.

    Those in the Coastal Bend whose lives are affected by the disease, have a simple request this weekend: Lace up. Walk. Cure Cystic Fibrosis.

    Those in the Coastal Bend whose lives are affected by the disease, have a simple request this weekend: Lace up. Walk. Cure Cystic Fibrosis.

  • CCSO continues season with popular Guest Conductor

    CCSO continues season with popular Guest Conductor

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-02-07 21:19:08 GMT

    Join the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Hector Guzman for An Enchanted Evening on Saturday, February 10th beginning at 7:30 PM.

    Join the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Hector Guzman for An Enchanted Evening on Saturday, February 10th beginning at 7:30 PM.

  • Pet of the Week: Fannie

    Pet of the Week: Fannie

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-02-07 21:13:26 GMT
    FannieFannie

    If your family is looking for a loyal and obedient dog to add to your mix, then you may need look no further than our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week!

    If your family is looking for a loyal and obedient dog to add to your mix, then you may need look no further than our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week!

  • Funeral service to be held for Korean War veteran

    Funeral service to be held for Korean War veteran

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 12:19 PM EST2018-02-07 17:19:15 GMT

    The Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery is inviting the public to honor the service of a Korean War era veteran on February 14 at 11 a.m.  Cpl. Howard Mason Lyman, of Bay City, served with the 1901st Engineer Aviation Battalion. His awards include the Korean Service Medal and the U.N. Service Medal. According to the Matagorda County Veterans Service Office, no family could be found for Lyman. The Coastal Bend Veteran’s Cemetery is, inviting the public to the funeral as part o...

    The Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery is inviting the public to honor the service of a Korean War era veteran on February 14 at 11 a.m.  Cpl. Howard Mason Lyman, of Bay City, served with the 1901st Engineer Aviation Battalion. His awards include the Korean Service Medal and the U.N. Service Medal. According to the Matagorda County Veterans Service Office, no family could be found for Lyman. The Coastal Bend Veteran’s Cemetery is, inviting the public to the funeral as part o...

  • BBB: Phishing expeditions target direct deposit accounts

    BBB: Phishing expeditions target direct deposit accounts

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 3:04 PM EST2018-02-06 20:04:45 GMT

    Scam artists are always looking for new ways to try to get their hands on your money, including targeting direct deposit information.

    Scam artists are always looking for new ways to try to get their hands on your money, including targeting direct deposit information.

  • Free tax help offered through April 17th

    Free tax help offered through April 17th

    Monday, February 5 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-02-05 18:36:54 GMT

    Need some help with your taxes this year? Would you like to help other people prepare their taxes? If so, then the United Way of the Coastal Bend would like to hear from you!

    Need some help with your taxes this year? Would you like to help other people prepare their taxes? If so, then the United Way of the Coastal Bend would like to hear from you!

  • Kingsville streets restored to their original names in historic neighborhood

    Kingsville streets restored to their original names in historic neighborhood

    Sunday, February 4 2018 12:33 AM EST2018-02-04 05:33:40 GMT

    The City of Kingsville has returned several streets to their original names in response to community members efforts, though the changes are honorary.

    The City of Kingsville has returned several streets to their original names in response to community members efforts, though the changes are honorary.

  • Barefoot Mardi Gras to feature beach parade, festival

    Barefoot Mardi Gras to feature beach parade, festival

    Friday, February 2 2018 10:34 AM EST2018-02-02 15:34:01 GMT

    More than 60 Mardi Gras themed floats will travel along the beach for this year's Barefoot Mardi Gras celebration on Padre Island.

    More than 60 Mardi Gras themed floats will travel along the beach for this year's Barefoot Mardi Gras celebration on Padre Island.

  • Moody's Quality Meats stocks up ahead of Super Bowl

    Moody's Quality Meats stocks up ahead of Super Bowl

    Thursday, February 1 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-02 01:28:44 GMT

    By MATTHEW TAMEZ With Super Bowl Sunday coming up, barbecue is on everyone's mind. With demand for barbecue meats expected to rise during this event, one Corpus Christi meat market has prepared ahead of time.  At Moody's Quality Meats, hungry Football fans will be able to buy South Texas favorites such as fajitas, brisket and hot wings. Other big sellers are ribeyes, hamburger patties, pork belly bites, beef jerky and poppers. Moody's has plenty of stock. They've got...

    By MATTHEW TAMEZ With Super Bowl Sunday coming up, barbecue is on everyone's mind. With demand for barbecue meats expected to rise during this event, one Corpus Christi meat market has prepared ahead of time.  At Moody's Quality Meats, hungry Football fans will be able to buy South Texas favorites such as fajitas, brisket and hot wings. Other big sellers are ribeyes, hamburger patties, pork belly bites, beef jerky and poppers. Moody's has plenty of stock. They've got...

  • Prospective students invited to tour TAMU-CC

    Prospective students invited to tour TAMU-CC

    Thursday, February 1 2018 2:04 PM EST2018-02-01 19:04:21 GMT

    Anyone considering attending Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi may want to take advantage of the upcoming Island Day campus preview.

    Anyone considering attending Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi may want to take advantage of the upcoming Island Day campus preview.

  • Pet of the Week: Branch

    Pet of the Week: Branch

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 2:09 PM EST2018-01-31 19:09:30 GMT
    BranchBranch

    Our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week is a shy guy who we believe is ready to blossom into a social butterfly!

    Our Corpus Christi Animal Care Services Pet of the Week is a shy guy who we believe is ready to blossom into a social butterfly!

  • Community gathering to address the topic of suicide and grief

    Community gathering to address the topic of suicide and grief

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 1:52 PM EST2018-01-30 18:52:06 GMT
    Dr. Alan WolfeltDr. Alan Wolfelt

    CCISD is continuing its effort to provide high-quality support for students and their families by offering a free community seminar, "Exploring Misconceptions of Suicide and Grief."

    CCISD is continuing its effort to provide high-quality support for students and their families by offering a free community seminar, "Exploring Misconceptions of Suicide and Grief."

  • City offering free Xeriscape Symposium this weekend

    City offering free Xeriscape Symposium this weekend

    Monday, January 29 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-01-29 18:34:38 GMT

    On Saturday, February 3rd, landscape experts will take part in the 2018 Xeriscape Symposium, "Texas Strong: Xeriscape Gardening Post Harvey."

    On Saturday, February 3rd, landscape experts will take part in the 2018 Xeriscape Symposium, "Texas Strong: Xeriscape Gardening Post Harvey."

  • Celebrity Golf Tournament to help schools impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    Celebrity Golf Tournament to help schools impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    Friday, January 26 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-01-26 18:34:43 GMT

    If playing a round of golf with a sports celebrity is on your list of things to do this year, then make plans to be in Portland on Saturday, April 14th.

    If playing a round of golf with a sports celebrity is on your list of things to do this year, then make plans to be in Portland on Saturday, April 14th.

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