July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

“The longer you live, the quicker you can live a year”

Strange title this week, but true. I looked in the paper this morning and it said there were only 166 days left this year. It goes by rather quickly once you get past the 50 years of age bracket. More...

A week of fun activities for kids at the Willacy County Reber Memorial Library

Reber Memorial Library in collaboration with CASA (Communities Against Substance Abuse) in Willacy County announces the Play, Learn, and Grow event 2017.  The event starts on Monday, July 24 and runs through Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 9:00 a.m More...

Smuggling charges made after 12 illegal aliens rescued from hot truck

HOUSTON (AP) Three people are charged with human smuggling after a dozen more people believed from Latin America were rescued from a locked box truck where they'd been left to swelter in the Houston summer heat, Harris County authorities said Monday. More...

Mars mission astronauts rehearse water landings

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) NASA astronauts training for a possible mission to Mars have been practicing water maneuvers in a mock-up Orion space capsule in the Gulf of Mexico.  Several astronauts trained Thursday in the open water, about 4 miles (6.5 More...

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