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News

Assault rifle seized at Pharr International Bridge

McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A Mexican citizen has been arrested for trying to smuggle an assault rifle from the U.S. into Mexico. U.S. More...

At College World Series Longhorns beat Arizona State 10-6

After trailing the Arizona State Sun Devils 6-0 in the fourth inning, the Texas Longhorns scored 10 unanswered runs with 2 home runs form Cameron Rupp to win their second game of the 2009 College World Series, Tuesday night, in Omaha, Nebraska. More...

New Myra Green Middle School going up fast

SECOND FLOOR VIEW - Construction for the new Myra Green Middle School began early 2009 and should be completed in March 2010 according to Gignac Architects Project Manager David Monreal. More...

Farm & Ranch

Cotton Market Weekly

June 11, 2009

Early in the week, traders stepped to the sidelines to await USDA's supply/demand report. More...

TDA Market Recap June 15, 2009

AUSTIN - (June 15, 2009) For the week ending June 13, 2009, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were steady to $5 lower per hundredweight, with a few areas $3 higher on offerings under 500 pounds. More...

Obituaries

MARIA LUISA SALAZAR

Maria Luisa, 89, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009 at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. Maria Luisa was born to Luis and San Juana Oviedo on February 25, 1920 in Donna, TX. More...

Crime & Courts

Willacy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Larry G. Spence, Sheriff

JUNE 10 - Accident, minor, W. 3rd St., Lyford. Boat in canal, U.S. 77 and FM 498, Lyford. Burglary of a habitation, Emma Ross Rd. and Fern Rd. Burglary of a habitation, Eustolio Gonzales Rd. More...

RAYMONDVILLE POLICE BLOTTER

JUNE 12- Burglary of habitation, Golf View RV Park. Criminal mischief, over $500, under $1,500, 400 blk W. White. Theft, over $50, under $500, 200 blk W. Tampico. Arrested: Roland Martinez, assault causing bodily injury (FV), 500 blk N. 1st. More...

Kenedy County Sheriff's Dept. Report

Ramon Salinas, III, Sheriff

JUNE 7 - Motorist assist - Rudolph Tower. Motorist assist - Juanita Gate. 911 call/reckless driver - Sarita. Motorist assist - Large Rest Area. Welfare concern - birdwatchers. JUNE 8 - P.O.M. arrest - Sarita Border Checkpoint. More...

'Kats picked for 2nd in Dist. 32-3A

Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine preseason predictions have Raymondville and Lyford High School's varsity football teams finishing at opposite ends of District 32-3A this upcoming season. More...

NEW FIRETRUCK FOR PORT MANSFIELD

Pictured is the first new fire truck ever owned by the Port Mansfield Volunteer Fire Dept. It was delivered to Port on Tuesday. Pictured left to right: asst. fire chief Ron Dodson, training office Ed Glaze, and paramedic Frank Edwards. More...

Editorial & Columns

Behind the Badge

Remembering our dads- Father's Day 2009

When I start thinking about my father many memories flash through my mind, most of them good memories. My dad was stricter than some, more lenient than others, but just a good Dad. More...

State Capitol Hightlights

Governor signs emergency bill enacting reforms for state living centers

AUSTIN It's bill signing and vetoing time for Gov.RickPerry. He suffered a broken collar bone in a June 9 bicycling accident near his residence, but exercised his pen with a pile of legislation awaiting his signature. More...

Letters

Letter to the Editor

Wilson hopes governor will veto Port Mansfield bill

Dear Editor, Recently, you published an article regarding legislation which will substantially change the way in which Willacy County Navigation District Commissioners are elected. More...

County Lifestyles

Ph.D. in Literature Student Hannah Zdansky wins Jacob K. Javits Fellowship

Hannah Zdansky, who just completed her first year in Notre Dame's Ph.D. in Literature Program, has won a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship-one of 40 awarded nationwide thus far out of more than 700 applications. More...

Quinceanera

Kristen Marie Rodriguez celebrated her 15th birthday on May 23, 2009 with a mass celebrated at Our Lady of Holy Rosary. A reception/ dance was held at Hinojosa's Platinum Ballroom. She was escorted by Tommy Montes. More...

Article

TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY - SAN MARCOS announces that Bianca R. Rangel of Sebastian earned "Dean's List" recognition for excellent academic performance for the Spring 2009 semester. More...

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