October 30, 2013 RSS feed / News

State Capitol Highlights Early voting turnout looks strong

Texas voters will decide the fate of nine proposed amendments to the state constitution in the coming election.  Early voting began Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 1. Numbers reported Oct. More...

Bulldogs face Kingsville, Bearkats are off

The last playoff spot in District 31-3A may go to the winner of the upcoming Willacy County Cotton Bowl in a couple of weeks.  Lyford High School's varsity football team is visiting Kingsville at 7:30 p.m. More...

San Antonio scientists hope to help people live longer and better

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Though the fountain of youth myth has enthralled explorers and dreamers for centuries, the scientists at the Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies are more focused on things such as molecular changes caused by exercise. More...

Oil still flows in Willamar field after 70 years of drilling

Texas’ oil and gas industry has gone through many boom-and-bust cycles but the Willamar oil field has been steadily pumping away since the 1940s.  As oil production is spiking in other parts of the Lone Star State, longhorn cattle at Willa More...

News from Reber Memorial Library

Do you believe it, Halloween is already here. Come into the Library and see all the spooky decorations. More...

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GUADALUPANA TORCH arrived in Willacy County on Tuesday at it’s on its way to New York City. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, November 4, 6:30 p.m. at the gym, Room 102-G.   More...

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS  Luisa Ramirez, Enrollment Specialist for UTBrownsville, was a guest speaker for the College Prep class on Monday Oct. 211. Ms. Ramirez discussed enrollment procedures and the new TSI testing requirements . More...

Merger of Valley universities moving forward

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) - University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa tells faculty and staff at one of two merging South Texas schools that a search committee has begun its work to find a president for the new university.  More...

Corpus Christi working hard to shed ‘fattest city’ label

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Once dubbed America's fattest city, Corpus Christi is now taking small steps to trim its collective waistline.  The Corpus Christi Caller Times reported Sunday that new gyms and fitness facilities have opened locally More...

County plans to go after road grants by creating transportation zone

Millions of dollars are up for grabs in regions of the state impacted by the oil and gas boom, and it’s up to each county to go after those funds if it wants to fix its roadways.  That was the core of a presentation given by a consultant f More...

MGMS News Round Up

Volleyball: The hardworking 7th grade Lady ‘Kits finished their season with a 6-1 record, making them District Champions for the 2013 season. More...

QB #10 WILLIE ESPARZA

QB #10 WILLIE ESPARZA hands off to #21 Jesse Valladares for a Bearkat touchdown. More...

Willacy County Oil & Gas production figures

Oil & gas production in Willacy County is in a slump at this time but that could change almost overnight with the use of new drilling techniques such as fracking. More...

RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING ROYALTY

  RAYMONDVILLE HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING ROYALTY - Giovani Cortinas and Sonya Hernandez were crowned 2013 RHS King and Queen during Friday night’s halftime events. More...

WILD IN WILLACY 2013

RAYMONDVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE DIRECTOR ELMA CHAVEZ and daughter, Lori Chavez Mills display Wild in Willacy shirts on that were on sale during this weekend’s annual event. More...

Victoria foster parents have cared for 90 children

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - These days, the surface on the walls of Sulema Hinojosa’s Victoria home have little space for expansion - but that’s what happens when you have photos of your 90 children.  Well, four are hers biologically, and More...

1 dead, 40 hurt in Mexican candy factory explosion

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) - An explosion inside a candy factory in the border city of Ciudad Juarez on Thursday left one person dead and at least 40 injured, Mexican authorities said.  The blast took place on the second floor of the Dulces Blue More...

NO. 2013-PRB-0020

IN THE ESTATE OF ROGERIO ZAMORA, DECEASED

IN THE COUNTY COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  NOTICE TO CREDITORS   More...

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