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Remembering 9/11-watching the weather

Most of us can tell someone exactly where they were when they first heard of the events of 9/11 and the twin towers, the Pentagon, and the heroic takeover and downing of another aircraft by the passengers to keep another target from being struck. More...

County, city emergency officials hold storm planning session

On Tuesday Raymondville officials heard up-to-the minute weather information from Willacy County Emergency Management Coordinator Frank Torres. More...

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VINCENT HERNANDEZ is working on his U.S. Army basic training in Georgia. He is a LHS graduate and the son of Juan and Maria Hernandez. More...

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS   More...

Retail gasoline prices in Texas, across nation up this week

COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Retail gasoline prices in Texas and across the nation are up this week.  AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide increased 2 cents to reach $2.62 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. More...

A blueberry tart that simply works, so you don't have to

Before our annual circuit around the sun forces us to kiss off the blueberry season, I urge one and all to try this blueberry tart. More...

Convenience shops go healthy as millennials choose wellness

MIAMI (AP) - In convenience stores spawned by the wellness wave, kombucha slushies take the place of corn- syrupy treats infused with red dye, tortilla chips are made of cassava flour instead of corn, and there are vegan ice cream bars, a dizzying se More...

Authorities arrest MS-13 gang members in Texas slayings

HOUSTON (AP) - Law enforcement officials have arrested about a dozen alleged members of MS-13 in multiple Houston-area slayings of people associated with the notoriously violent gang.  More...

Harvey-damaged Columbus replica ship in South Texas for sale

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - A South Texas city has begun the process to sell a Hurricane Harveydamaged replica of one of the ships used by Christopher Columbus to reach the New World.  Corpus Christi officials say representatives of groups inte More...

Trainer who worked with Nassar arrested at Texas airport

HOUSTON (AP) - Authorities in Texas have arrested a former sports medicine trainer charged in connection to Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor who admitted to molesting gymnasts for years.  The Walker County district attorney's office says D More...

Lasara School News

Campus News Project RISE   More...

Border Patrol identifies nine gang members in one day

EDINBURG, Texas - U.S. More...

Judge denies delay in trial

A second trial in the case of the murder of an off- duty Border Patrol agent near Santa Monica about four years ago is taking place in 197th state District Court in Brownsville.  More...

Up to 9K additional Texas special ed teachers may be needed

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Thousands of additional children in Texas soon will be eligible for special education services and a primary concern for educators is finding about 9,000 special education teachers to instruct the children.  More...

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U.S. ARMY STAFF SGT. MICHAEL HERNANDEZ has been serving in Iraq for the past four months. He and his wife, Emily, have one son, Drake. More...

Lyford student named national finalist of diversified crop production FFA award

The National FFA Organization announced that William Scogin from Lyford, Texas was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Diversified Crop Production. More...

“FELIZ 16 DE SEPTIEMBRE!”

Maricela G. Suárez y José Martínez, Jr., integrante (member) del Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan, considerado el mejor del mundo - (Photo taken by Delma C. Rodriguez).   More...

Texas won't pay for educating kids in migrant shelters

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas won't use state funding to educate immigrant children housed in federal detention, which one shelter operator says is jeopardizing partnerships with school districts along the U.S.-Mexico border and will come at the expense o More...

'Don't mess with Texas' ad campaign seeks anti-litter song

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Organizers of the iconic ``Don't mess with Texas'' advertising campaign are looking for a new tune to promote the anti-trash effort.  The Texas Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced the ``Don't mess with Texas'' More...

Ranch land rescues continue

EDINBURG - U.S. More...

Oil boom in West Texas means challenges to transport crude

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Oil producers in the Permian Basin, dealing with a shortage of pipelines, are increasingly turning to trucks and rail to ship the flood of crude from the West Texas oil field to refineries and export terminals on the Gulf Coast.&nb More...

Texas animal control seizes hundreds of snakes, rodents

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Animal control officials have removed more than 100 snakes and more than 400 rodents from a San Antonio home following concerns about the animals’ living conditions.  More...

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