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Don’t Mess With Texas scholarship accepting applications

AUSTIN - The application process for the 2019 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest is now open. More...

Prescription drug throw-back at Watson’s City Drug

Communities Against Substance (CASA) Coalition, a program of Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas, in partnership with Watson’s City Drug, will be hosting the Willacy County Prescription Drug Throw-Back event at Watson’s City Drug o More...

Erratic driver pursued by concerned officers

Sheriff’s deputies from Willacy and Kenedy Counties chased a vehicle driven by a woman who seemed disoriented.  More...

President’s visit draws sparks of emotions

President Donald Trump’s visit to McAllen Thursday was far from dull, said Willacy County Republican Party Chairman Roland “Wolf” Chapa.  Protesters of Trump’s immigration policies and his dogged determination to complete More...

US Border Patrol Museum opens a world on the evolving agency

EL PASO, Texas (AP) For many Mexican-Americans living near the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. Border Patrol was viewed as a federal government agency to be feared. More...

Senior citizens going back to school through new institute

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Technology brings images of Holocaust survivors to life

DALLAS (AP) Max Glauben was 17 and had already lost his mother, father and brother at the hands of the Nazis when U.S. troops rescued him while he was on a death march from one German concentration camp to another.  More...

Boy, 12, arrested in shooting death of 9-year-old girl

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a 12- year-old boy has been arrested on a negligent homicide charge in the death of a 9-year-old girl.  Police spokesman Gary Scheets says in an emailed statement that the two were related, but other inf More...

CRIME OF THE WEEK

Criminal mischief in Lyford

On January 14, eight incidents of criminal mischief were reported to the Lyford Police Department. The locations varied all throughout the city.  The victims appear to be at random. Damages may range up to $2,000.00.  More...

Troubled woman back in jail

A Raymondville woman who has run afoul of the law more than once is back behind bars for a new list of offenses.  Krissty Cruz, 25, arrested Jan. 12 by Raymondville police at 455 E. More...

40 Lyford grade schoolers study waterfront wonders

An outdoor adventure took place Saturday at the Willacy County Coastal Land Resource Center at Port Mansfield.  Heavy fog lifted just in time for students to explore the coastline, see and feel plants and marine wildlife and learn outside of the More...

Photos

WILLACY COUNTY JUDGE AURELIO “KETER” GUERRA ADMINISTERS THE OATH TO COMMISSIONER EDDIE GONZALES as his family stands with him at the ceremony.   More...

Mexicans shocked by truck pillage, cows taken, slaughtered

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexicans are expressing concern over video showing hundreds of people looting cattle from a stalled truck and slaughtering some of the cows on the side of a highway with machetes.  The truck stopped over the weekend when it go More...

Arkansas doctor gifts books to kids to improve development

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - There are pediatricians in Arkansas who are giving out more than just immunizations and checkups to children 5 and under. Some of them are also passing out books to their tiny patients.  More...

Suicide ruled in death of woman found with bodies of 2 girls

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Suicide has been ruled in the death of a woman found with the bodies of two girls in a multimilliondollar home in an affluent gated community northwest of San Antonio.  More...

Driver who chased SUV involved in fatal crash indicted

HOUSTON (AP) - A man who authorities say chased an SUV filled with egg-throwing teens, causing a crash near Houston that killed another motorist, has been indicted on manslaughter and other charges. More...

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