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  • The Texas Jazz Festival 57th anniversary

    The Texas Jazz Festival 57th anniversary

    Friday, October 20 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-10-20 14:10:42 GMT

    For the past few decades, the Texas Jazz Festival has been a Fall highlight, captivating jazz aficionados from across Texas. Every year it is loaded with a free stellar line-up of renowned jazz stars from across the country. More than 60 top-notch bands will be playing everything from blues, gospel, big band, Dixieland, smooth jazz, Latin jazz, and even, progressive funk. They will perform across multiple stages for multiple days from October 20th-22nd at H...

    For the past few decades, the Texas Jazz Festival has been a Fall highlight, captivating jazz aficionados from across Texas. Every year it is loaded with a free stellar line-up of renowned jazz stars from across the country. More than 60 top-notch bands will be playing everything from blues, gospel, big band, Dixieland, smooth jazz, Latin jazz, and even, progressive funk. They will perform across multiple stages for multiple days from October 20th-22nd at H...

  • Young athletes find top-of-the-line care in Corpus Christi

    Young athletes find top-of-the-line care in Corpus Christi

    Thursday, October 19 2017 6:37 PM EDT2017-10-19 22:37:16 GMT
    Driscoll Children's Hospital offers top-of-the-line sports rehab for athletes 0-21 years old.Driscoll Children's Hospital offers top-of-the-line sports rehab for athletes 0-21 years old.

    Driscoll Children's Hospital offers a top of the line sports rehabilitation program for athletes from 0-21 years old.

    Driscoll Children's Hospital offers a top of the line sports rehabilitation program for athletes from 0-21 years old.

  • Pet of the Week: Myra

    Pet of the Week: Myra

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 3:03 PM EDT2017-10-18 19:03:18 GMT
    MyraMyra

    Myra is an 8-year-old female American Staffordshire Terrier whose friendly nature and seemingly limitless energy potentially make her an ideal part of any active family.

    Myra is an 8-year-old female American Staffordshire Terrier whose friendly nature and seemingly limitless energy potentially make her an ideal part of any active family.

  • 'Ag in the Classroom' teaches students importance of agriculture

    'Ag in the Classroom' teaches students importance of agriculture

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-10-18 11:53:13 GMT
    Area experts teach students the importance of agriculture.Area experts teach students the importance of agriculture.

    Agriculture in the Classroom has been around for years. It's a multifaceted program that brings the world of agriculture to students.  It helps them see in the world where their food is grown and how farmers and ranchers are a part of their daily lives.  The San Patricio County Farm Bureau, along with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, held its annual Ag in the Classroom event, at the San Patricio County Fair Grounds in Sinton, Texas. Grade school children from...

    Agriculture in the Classroom has been around for years. It's a multifaceted program that brings the world of agriculture to students.  It helps them see in the world where their food is grown and how farmers and ranchers are a part of their daily lives.  The San Patricio County Farm Bureau, along with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, held its annual Ag in the Classroom event, at the San Patricio County Fair Grounds in Sinton, Texas. Grade school children from...

  • BBB: Contractor practices can help speed up storm cleanup

    BBB: Contractor practices can help speed up storm cleanup

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-10-17 18:10:58 GMT

    According to the Better Business Bureau, there are a few simple ways honest workers can distinguish themselves from scammers during the storm recovery.

    According to the Better Business Bureau, there are a few simple ways honest workers can distinguish themselves from scammers during the storm recovery.

  • Backyard chicken coop tour returns to Corpus Christi

    Backyard chicken coop tour returns to Corpus Christi

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-10-16 13:28:03 GMT

    Bawktoberfest is GROW Local South Texas' 4th Annual tour of urban, backyard chicken coops.

    Bawktoberfest is GROW Local South Texas' 4th Annual tour of urban, backyard chicken coops.

  • Genetic testing for breast cancer patients is becoming more common

    Genetic testing for breast cancer patients is becoming more common

    Monday, October 16 2017 5:15 AM EDT2017-10-16 09:15:12 GMT

    If you have multiple people on the same side of the family with breast cancer, other types of cancer such as ovarian or pancreatic, with rare cancers such as cancer in both breasts or breast cancer in men, or cancer diagnosed at an early age, you may have an increased risk for breast or other cancers.  The question many are asking… should they get genetic testing?  Genetic testing for breast cancer patients is becoming more common. Until the last few years, it ...

    If you have multiple people on the same side of the family with breast cancer, other types of cancer such as ovarian or pancreatic, with rare cancers such as cancer in both breasts or breast cancer in men, or cancer diagnosed at an early age, you may have an increased risk for breast or other cancers.  The question many are asking… should they get genetic testing?  Genetic testing for breast cancer patients is becoming more common. Until the last few years, it ...

  • Coastal Bend community activist Abel Alonzo passes away

    Coastal Bend community activist Abel Alonzo passes away

    Saturday, October 14 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-10-15 02:44:59 GMT
    Abel Alonzo was a frequent visitor to Corpus Christi City Council meetings, advocating for issues he believed deserved a voice.Abel Alonzo was a frequent visitor to Corpus Christi City Council meetings, advocating for issues he believed deserved a voice.

    A well-known activist who devoted a lifetime to the Coastal Bend has passed away.

    A well-known activist who devoted a lifetime to the Coastal Bend has passed away.

  • Texas State Aquarium open for Dollar Day this Sunday

    Texas State Aquarium open for Dollar Day this Sunday

    Saturday, October 14 2017 10:08 PM EDT2017-10-15 02:08:44 GMT
    Crowds pack the Aquarium for a previous Dollar Day.Crowds pack the Aquarium for a previous Dollar Day.

    The Texas State Aquarium will be open on Sunday for a special Dollar Day thanks to sponsorship from ExxonMobil.

    The Texas State Aquarium will be open on Sunday for a special Dollar Day thanks to sponsorship from ExxonMobil.

  • Local 7-year-old becomes a first-time Triathlete

    Local 7-year-old becomes a first-time Triathlete

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-10-15 01:48:34 GMT

    "I don't always get to do this stuff because I do have a disability that I was born with," Sara Flores said.

    "I don't always get to do this stuff because I do have a disability that I was born with," Sara Flores said.

  • Baby burn victim Bella celebrates birthday, homecoming

    Baby burn victim Bella celebrates birthday, homecoming

    Friday, October 13 2017 2:57 PM EDT2017-10-13 18:57:28 GMT
    Bella Ybanez celebrates her birthday after returning from a burn unit in Galveston where she's been for treatment since August.Bella Ybanez celebrates her birthday after returning from a burn unit in Galveston where she's been for treatment since August.

    On August 1st, Bella Ybañez and her brother, Isaiah,  accidentally burned themselves in a barbeque pit outside their Corpus Christi home and ended up in the hospital. Bella was burned on 70 percent of her body and has been in the care of Shriner's Children Hospital in Galveston ever since; Bella has been fighting the good fight. 

    On August 1st, Bella Ybañez and her brother, Isaiah,  accidentally burned themselves in a barbeque pit outside their Corpus Christi home and ended up in the hospital. Bella was burned on 70 percent of her body and has been in the care of Shriner's Children Hospital in Galveston ever since; Bella has been fighting the good fight. 

  • Pro bull riders are bucking into the American Bank Center

    Pro bull riders are bucking into the American Bank Center

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:55 AM EDT2017-10-13 11:55:13 GMT

    The Professional Bull Riders are bucking into Corpus Christi, Texas, on October 14th.  The American Bank Center will host the Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour’s (RVT) inaugural event that will be filled with rank bulls, high scores and big wrecks.  The world’s premier bull riding organization started 24 years ago by 20 bull riders and has been growing ever since.  The PBR broadcasts now reach more than half a billion households in 40...

    The Professional Bull Riders are bucking into Corpus Christi, Texas, on October 14th.  The American Bank Center will host the Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour’s (RVT) inaugural event that will be filled with rank bulls, high scores and big wrecks.  The world’s premier bull riding organization started 24 years ago by 20 bull riders and has been growing ever since.  The PBR broadcasts now reach more than half a billion households in 40...

  • Opioid overdoses is a growing epidemic

    Opioid overdoses is a growing epidemic

    Thursday, October 12 2017 4:34 AM EDT2017-10-12 08:34:58 GMT

    Drug overdoses now kill more people each year than gun homicides and car crashes combined. And the opioid crisis  has become a national emergency. The Department of Justice recently announced it would award almost $59 million in grants for programs addressing the opioid epidemic across the country. Nearly 60,000 Americans died because of drug overdoses in 2016, with the majority of those deaths attributed to opioids. In 2015, 52,000 people died from drug ov...

    Drug overdoses now kill more people each year than gun homicides and car crashes combined. And the opioid crisis  has become a national emergency. The Department of Justice recently announced it would award almost $59 million in grants for programs addressing the opioid epidemic across the country. Nearly 60,000 Americans died because of drug overdoses in 2016, with the majority of those deaths attributed to opioids. In 2015, 52,000 people died from drug ov...

  • Dance with Corpus Christi stars at the Omni Hotel

    Dance with Corpus Christi stars at the Omni Hotel

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-10-10 14:56:30 GMT

    The stars will come out in Corpus Christi this weekend for a spirited dance competition to support the Wesley Center.

    The stars will come out in Corpus Christi this weekend for a spirited dance competition to support the Wesley Center.

  • 'Stop the Bleeding' campaign can save lives

    'Stop the Bleeding' campaign can save lives

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 5:31 AM EDT2017-10-10 09:31:47 GMT

    Stop the Bleeding - it's a campaign organized by first responders, law enforcement, the government and the American College of Surgeons in response to mass shootings and other tragedies with multiple victims.  The theory is that even a bystander can save a life if they make an effort to stop the bleeding.  The Stop the Bleeding program, is hoping to teach people that stopping blood loss is just as critical as performing CPR.  It is part of a White House initiative &l...

    Stop the Bleeding - it's a campaign organized by first responders, law enforcement, the government and the American College of Surgeons in response to mass shootings and other tragedies with multiple victims.  The theory is that even a bystander can save a life if they make an effort to stop the bleeding.  The Stop the Bleeding program, is hoping to teach people that stopping blood loss is just as critical as performing CPR.  It is part of a White House initiative &l...

  • Texas Fright Night Festival benefits CASA

    Texas Fright Night Festival benefits CASA

    Monday, October 9 2017 1:53 PM EDT2017-10-09 17:53:28 GMT

    A spooktacular weekend is planned for Corpus Christi October 13th and 14th, and CASA of the Coastal Bend will benefit!

    A spooktacular weekend is planned for Corpus Christi October 13th and 14th, and CASA of the Coastal Bend will benefit!

  • HERPS Show at RMB Fairgrounds

    HERPS Show at RMB Fairgrounds

    Sunday, October 8 2017 7:12 PM EDT2017-10-08 23:12:40 GMT

    The Herps Exotic Reptile and Pet Show the one-stop-shop for all of your exotic pet needs is happening now at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds, Central Pavilion, in Robstown until 4 p.m. today. For more information, check out herpshow.net.

    The Herps Exotic Reptile and Pet Show the one-stop-shop for all of your exotic pet needs is happening now at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds, Central Pavilion, in Robstown until 4 p.m. today. For more information, check out herpshow.net.

  • Pawfest draws pets and owners for fun in the sun

    Pawfest draws pets and owners for fun in the sun

    Saturday, October 7 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-10-08 02:19:14 GMT

    Four-legged friends from around the Coastal Bend (and their owners) are gathering for some weekend fun thanks to the Gulf Coast Humane Society.

    Four-legged friends from around the Coastal Bend (and their owners) are gathering for some weekend fun thanks to the Gulf Coast Humane Society.

  • Coastal Bend students invited to College and Career Expo

    Coastal Bend students invited to College and Career Expo

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:01:22 GMT

    High School students who want to get a jump on making plans for after graduation will want to be at Veterans Memorial High School on Tuesday, October 10th.

    High School students who want to get a jump on making plans for after graduation will want to be at Veterans Memorial High School on Tuesday, October 10th.

  • KRIS 6 joins MyTeam Triumph: Wings of Texas for inspiring 5K

    KRIS 6 joins MyTeam Triumph: Wings of Texas for inspiring 5K

    Thursday, October 5 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-10-05 14:08:24 GMT

    MyTeam Triumph: Wings of Texas continues their mission of helping people with disabilities "get into the race."

    MyTeam Triumph: Wings of Texas continues their mission of helping people with disabilities "get into the race."

  • Aransas County ISD provides information on re-enrollment process

    Aransas County ISD provides information on re-enrollment process

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-10-04 22:01:39 GMT
    Aransas County ISD / FacebookAransas County ISD / Facebook
    In a post today on their Facebook page, Aransas County ISD is reminding residents that classes will resume on Wednesday October 11 for all students. They went on to say that students must be re-enrolled in order to return and attend classes at ACISD. A parent or guardian must either complete the enrollment form online at acisd.org or submit a paper form to the district office at 619 North Live Oak Street, in order for the re-enrollment process to be considered complete. Deadline fo...
    In a post today on their Facebook page, Aransas County ISD is reminding residents that classes will resume on Wednesday October 11 for all students. They went on to say that students must be re-enrolled in order to return and attend classes at ACISD. A parent or guardian must either complete the enrollment form online at acisd.org or submit a paper form to the district office at 619 North Live Oak Street, in order for the re-enrollment process to be considered complete. Deadline fo...
  • Celebrate Oktoberfest with German music, food and drink

    Celebrate Oktoberfest with German music, food and drink

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 1:50 PM EDT2017-10-04 17:50:46 GMT

    Each year, folks from across the area look forward to the return of Oktoberfest to Trinity Lutheran Church.

    Each year, folks from across the area look forward to the return of Oktoberfest to Trinity Lutheran Church.

  • Pet of the Week: Aiden

    Pet of the Week: Aiden

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-10-04 17:36:23 GMT
    AidenAiden

    Aiden is 2-year-old male Black Mouth Cur mix who recently had a bad run-in with a car.

    Aiden is 2-year-old male Black Mouth Cur mix who recently had a bad run-in with a car.

  • Nextdoor App: Stay in touch with your neighbors without leaving the house

    Nextdoor App: Stay in touch with your neighbors without leaving the house

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 7:41 PM EDT2017-10-03 23:41:13 GMT

    The Corpus Christi Police Department's National Night Out is the city's biggest drug and crime prevention event celebrated annually. However, if BBQ's and block parties aren't your thing, you can stay connected to your neighbors without having to physically meet them through the Nextdoor app.

    The Corpus Christi Police Department's National Night Out is the city's biggest drug and crime prevention event celebrated annually. However, if BBQ's and block parties aren't your thing, you can stay connected to your neighbors without having to physically meet them through the Nextdoor app.

  • TAMUCC to host 18th Bailando Dance Festival

    TAMUCC to host 18th Bailando Dance Festival

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 1:44 PM EDT2017-10-03 17:44:12 GMT

    Dance lovers and performers alike are invited to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for the 18th Annual Bailando Dance Festival, taking place Thursday, October 5th through Saturday, October 7th.

    Dance lovers and performers alike are invited to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for the 18th Annual Bailando Dance Festival, taking place Thursday, October 5th through Saturday, October 7th.

  • Police, community come together for National Night Out

    Police, community come together for National Night Out

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-10-03 17:38:50 GMT
    National Night Out / FacebookNational Night Out / Facebook

    The Corpus Christi Police Department is inviting to participate in National Night Out tomorrow. The event, which is celebrated annually in Corpus Christi, is a night for citizens to stand together to strengthen police-community partnerships and promote awareness, safety, and unity in local neighborhoods. 

    The Corpus Christi Police Department is inviting to participate in National Night Out tomorrow. The event, which is celebrated annually in Corpus Christi, is a night for citizens to stand together to strengthen police-community partnerships and promote awareness, safety, and unity in local neighborhoods. 

  • 43rd annual Seafair calling for volunteers

    43rd annual Seafair calling for volunteers

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-10-03 15:32:28 GMT
    October 12th-15th, 2017October 12th-15th, 2017

    The 43rd annual Seafair is scheduled to take place October 12-15, and the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce says they are in need of volunteers for the event. Volunteers are needed to fill two hour shifts at ticket, merchandise and beverage booths. 

    The 43rd annual Seafair is scheduled to take place October 12-15, and the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce says they are in need of volunteers for the event. Volunteers are needed to fill two hour shifts at ticket, merchandise and beverage booths. 

  • La Palmera Mall getting some foot traffic before business hours

    La Palmera Mall getting some foot traffic before business hours

    Monday, October 2 2017 8:55 AM EDT2017-10-02 12:55:23 GMT

    "It just makes me happy to start my day with a walk! And if I don't, I miss it," Linda Adrean said.

    "It just makes me happy to start my day with a walk! And if I don't, I miss it," Linda Adrean said.

  • Local family gets a head start on planned home makeover

    Local family gets a head start on planned home makeover

    Saturday, September 30 2017 7:35 PM EDT2017-09-30 23:35:55 GMT

    A local church is getting a head-start on the season of giving.

    A local church is getting a head-start on the season of giving.

  • New season, new Conductor for CCSO

    New season, new Conductor for CCSO

    Friday, September 29 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-09-29 14:05:43 GMT

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will begin its 72nd season Saturday, September 30th at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center (6300 Ocean Drive).

    The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will begin its 72nd season Saturday, September 30th at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center (6300 Ocean Drive).

  • Girl Scouts to host annual Power of the Purse

    Girl Scouts to host annual Power of the Purse

    Friday, September 29 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-09-29 13:44:03 GMT
    Power of the Purse October 5th at Katz 21Power of the Purse October 5th at Katz 21

    Those who would like to see the mission of the Girl Scouts continue are invited attend the annual Power of the Purse event.

    Those who would like to see the mission of the Girl Scouts continue are invited attend the annual Power of the Purse event.

  • Pet of the Week: Lola

    Pet of the Week: Lola

    Wednesday, September 27 2017 9:23 AM EDT2017-09-27 13:23:02 GMT
    Say hello to our Pet of the Week, Lola!Say hello to our Pet of the Week, Lola!

    What better time to adopt Lola than now?! In honor of National Dog month, all adoption fees are waived until Saturday, September 30.

    What better time to adopt Lola than now?! In honor of National Dog month, all adoption fees are waived until Saturday, September 30.

  • 12th Singer Songwriter Showcase to benefit Driscoll Children's Hospital

    12th Singer Songwriter Showcase to benefit Driscoll Children's Hospital

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-09-26 18:01:35 GMT

    The 12th Singer Songwriter Showcase will inspire those who attend with stories from some of country music's most prolific songwriters about some of the songs they have written.

    The 12th Singer Songwriter Showcase will inspire those who attend with stories from some of country music's most prolific songwriters about some of the songs they have written.

  • BBB: Steering clear of flood damaged cars

    BBB: Steering clear of flood damaged cars

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 18:00:05 GMT

    The BBB is urging car buyers to be cautious of those who may try to sell flood-damaged cars without revealing the history of a particular vehicle.

    The BBB is urging car buyers to be cautious of those who may try to sell flood-damaged cars without revealing the history of a particular vehicle.

  • Seafair returns to Rockport-Fulton for a 43rd year

    Seafair returns to Rockport-Fulton for a 43rd year

    Monday, September 25 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-09-25 17:56:01 GMT
    October 12th-15th, 2017October 12th-15th, 2017

    For more than four decades, the folks of Rockport-Fulton have invited the Coastal Bend community to Seafair.

    For more than four decades, the folks of Rockport-Fulton have invited the Coastal Bend community to Seafair.

  • Moonlight in the Gardens XI

    Moonlight in the Gardens XI

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-09-22 12:48:40 GMT

    One of Corpus Christi's most popular events is returning to the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center (402 Harbor Drive) on Friday, October 6th.

    One of Corpus Christi's most popular events is returning to the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center (402 Harbor Drive) on Friday, October 6th.

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