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SAN BENITO MID SEASON TOURNAMENT – SEBASTIAN ROCKIES WIN CONSOLATION

Pictured bottom row: Kevin Kingston, Devon Mendoza, Julio Cantu, Jaime Infante, Mathew Reyna. Middle row: Nicholas Hernandez, Alex Perez, Tony Villarreal, Tristen Garcia, and Jaime Montoya. More...

Lady ‘Kats softball team begin playoffs,

Lady Bulldogs have a bye

It’s amazing how one game can have a significant effect on both participants. Back on April 9, Lyford High School and Raymondville’s varsity softball teams slugged it out with the Lady Bearkats edging their adversaries 6-5.   More...

Viva Raymondville Chamber of Commerce 2010

2010 - 2011 CHAMBER BOARD OF DIRECTORS - Attending the Viva Raymondville Awards night were some of the new Chamber of Commerce board of directors. More...

Jane (Garcia) Ball, Plano’s first Hispanic principal to retire

Jane (Garcia) Ball, Plano Independent School District’s (PISD) first Hispanic principal, has announced she is retiring after 31 years in education.   She announced her decision to members of her staff Thursday, April 22. More...

Child Advocacy Center receives support from Kleberg/Kenedy County District Attorney’s Office

The Kleberg and Kenedy Counties District Attorney’s Office is providing much needed financial support to the Child Advocacy Center serving the Kleberg and Kenedy county areas. On April 20, 2010, the District Attorney, John T. More...

Matthew 25 disaster preparedness by FCDR

Faith Communities for Disaster Relief will hold a meeting, Tuesday, May 11 at 10 a.m. at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 8413 Park Ave., Lyford, Tx. More...

67 illegal aliens found in U-Haul

ELFRIDA, Ariz. (AP) - Sixty-seven illegal aliens were found crammed inside a U-Haul truck near Elfrida, Ariz. about 20 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border after deputies spotted it driving erratically.   More...

Corn-based ethanol losing its appeal

WASHINGTON (AP) - Is corn-based ethanol fuel the wave of the future, creating domestic jobs and vital to the United States’ energy supply? Or is it a taxpayer boondoggle responsible for higher food prices? More...

3-CANDIDATES ADDRESS AUDIENCE

3-CANDIDATES ADDRESS AUDIENCE AT LYFORD CITY DEBATE- Only 3 of 7 candidates showed up for the first city commissioners candidates debate last Thursday in Lyford. Pictured speaking is incumbent commissioner Antonio Chavez with the microphone. More...

Texas tries to ease food stamp backlog

DALLAS (AP) - Officials say the Texas food stamp program is digging out of trouble after it was swamped by hurricanes, a failed privatization effort and a cuts to the work force that handles claims. More...

Two more cartel kidnappers face judge

McALLEN (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced to 20 years in prison a second member of a south Texas kidnapping ring used by a Mexican drug cartel.   But U.S. More...

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PICTURED ABOVE ARE THE L. C. SMITH STUDENTS who recently completed their U. I. L. competitions. We had a lot of our students placing at the U.I.L. More...

GRAND JURY INDICTMENTS

DATE: THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010 AT 1:30PM

NO. DEFENDANT NAME CHARGE 1 Raul Roy Gonzales, Jr. More...

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MTC/WILLACY COUNTY PROCESSING CENTER had four employees attend the Annual Women in Criminal Justice Conference in San Antonio. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Mtg.

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, May 3, 6:30 p.m. at the RHS gym. The athletic banquet will be discussed. More...

TWC Chairman questions impact of the Obama Recovery Act

WHITE HOUSE STIMULUS JOB GROWTH CLAIMS ARE MISLEADING

AUSTIN - “As Chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission, I have grave concerns about the true impact of the Obama Administration’s stimulus program on job opportunities for unemployed Americans,” said Tom Pauken. More...

Regional leaders to discuss I-69 development

AUSTIN - Regional leaders are set to meet Monday, May 3 as part of a long-term public involvement effort, providing guidance and local perspective to develop 1-69.   More...

Boaters are dying because they don’t wear life jackets!

A startling number of boating accident deaths occur each year, because people are not wearing a life jacket. The leading cause of these deaths was drowning. Rear Admiral James A. More...

The good and bad of life on an offshore oil rig

PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana (AP) - Life on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has come a long way since the black gold was discovered underwater here 60 years ago.   More...

EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY

EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY IN LYFORD CITY ELECTION - City Secretary Lydia Moreno said Tuesday that voting is fairly brisk in the city commissioners election.On Monday, the first day of early voting, 27 people cast their ballots and just as many voted o More...

Traffic stop leads to 15 pounds of cocaine

A 28-year-old woman is behind bars after state troopers allegedly found close to 15 pounds of cocaine in the dashboard of her car. Authorities filed federal drug charges against Kristy Guadalupe Acuña on April 14. More...

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