The Nueces County Record Star is pleased to announce the launch of its Facebook page. The newspaper started the page in preparation for its new website launch. On the page, readers will get breaking news alerts, previews of upcoming issues, and photos of the happenings around Nueces County.

For more information go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nueces-County-Record-Star/110752329018723

Record Star sports reporter Matt Cardenas is also available on Twitter. Cardenas and staff will use the Twitter feed to update scores for local High School athletics, as well as other happenings in South Texas Sports.

Follow him @NCRStarSports.