January 14, 2009 RSS feed / News

4 sentenced in scheme to smuggle guns to cartels

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A federal judge sentenced four Rio Grande Valley residents to prison and probation for supplying guns purchased in the United States to Mexican drug cartels. More...

Galveston officials paint bleak picture after Ike

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) - Galveston officials are pleading with state lawmakers to help rescue the island city from dire financial straits nearly four months after Hurricane Ike slammed ashore. More...

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THE CLEVELAND BROWNS are the Willacy County Flag Football League (12-14 Jr. Division) Superbowl Champions. More...

Mesquite police investigate highway shooting

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - Mesquite police say a 21-year-old driver was shot at least once following a confrontation with occupants of another vehicle and then crashed the van he was driving into the center barrier on U.S. Highway 80. More...

SAN PERLITA SPORTS TALK

The Lady Trojans hit a little bump in the road over the holidays but bounced back in time to open the District 32-A schedule with a victory. The Ladies lost to the Lady Bulldogs of Lyford 29 - 39 as we returned from our Christmas break. More...

Award winning family singers featured

The award-winning Link Family will be performing at the Texas Theater this Sunday, January 18th at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. This singing group is a true family band, featuring Dad, Mom and five children from Lebanon, Missouri. More...

City posts 8.6% December Sales Tax gain

Christmas sales were Merry for Raymondville merchants in December as the city posted an 8.6% percent gain over the same month in 2007. City hall will get a $97,993.81 check for the general fund from the 2¢ sales tax it levies on shoppers. More...

Lyford High School Athletes Honored

Congratulations to our young men and woman on their great efforts throughout the season, said Athletic Director Jaime Infante. The following athletes have been named to the 32-3A All District Team in their respective sports. More...

Don't get used to cheap oil, analysts say

HOUSTON (AP) - The same cheap oil that's providing relief to drivers and businesses in an awful economy is setting the stage for another price spike, perhaps as soon as next year. More...

A look inside the Kenedy Ranch Museum

Visit the museum to learn the history about each of the pho- tos shown on this page. The museum, which opened in October 2003, offers a selfguided audio tour in English and Spanish. Mural and arti- fact descriptions are also dual language. More...

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