Tag: Jim Wells County

GEARING UP FOR GROWTH IN RURAL TEXAS
January 18, 2023 RNHA News Articles Amanda Friedeck

ALICE, Texas – In a small rural area in South Texas, sometimes it is hard for change to occur, and not all changes are reasonable. Recently, a divide has formed that hurts the growth of opportunities in such small communities, especially in regard to the decreasing residential population. Especially when everyone thinks they know your
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The Reality of Flipping a County
November 25, 2022 RNHA News Articles Amanda Friedeck

ALICE, Texas – For over one hundred years, the Democratic Party ran Jim Wells County. This rural county, located in the center of South Texas, is a diamond in the rough because of its strong ties to the oil and gas industry. A local group recently decided to take on a challenge that most dismissed
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RNHA Interviews Bianca Matthews for County Clerk
April 5, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,News Column,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

Tonight I interview Bianca Matthews for County Clerk for Jim Wells County Texas. What is your background? I’m 33 years old born and raised in Jim Wells County, the only daughter of Guadalupe Soto. A wife and mother of 4 wonderful children and I’m the first in my family and community to seek office, this
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South Texas Heat: The Importance of Volunteer Fire Departments
March 21, 2022 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Amanda Friedeck

JIM WELLS COUNTY, Texas – Over the past few weeks, a very different kind of South Texas Heat has gripped local communities. Drought conditions after freezing cold fronts coupled with high winds have combined to form dangerous wildfire susceptibility throughout the entire area. Consumer burn bans were implemented but illegal burning and vehicle-related incidents have
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Infusion of Cultures Recipe: Kicked-Up Chicken Mole
October 6, 2021 RNHA News Articles Amanda Friedeck

For a lot of families in South Texas, traditions are important. Keeping precious memories that have passed down through generations alive helps to enrich a family’s history as well as the culture that they are a part of. As a mother of three, life is always busy, but traditions demand our attention. My own upbringing
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Interview with Amanda Friedeck for Jim Wells County Judge
May 21, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

Tonight I interviewed Amanda Friedeck, a candidate for Jim Wells County Judge. In the historic 2020 election, Jim Wells county flipped from Democrat to Republican for the first time.  How Did you get involved in Politics? I never thought to myself that I would take any part of politics or government. It was a roundabout journey
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