November 9, 2016 RSS feed / News

Arkansas college says more than 1,000 interested in Mexico campus

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 students have expressed interest in attending the school's Mexico campus when it opens for the fall 2017 semester.  More...

Lyford church celebrates centennial Bethel Lutheran began in 1916

A Lyford church will celebrate the 100 years anniversary of its founding by settlers from one of the Scandinavian countries - Sweden.  Known as Bethel Lutheran Church, the congregation started off on the so-called Turner Tract at a place called More...

Meat production helps offset wild pig problem

SNYDER, Texas (AP) - Sure, feral hogs cause their share of trouble.  But if you like bacon and pork chops, Texas’ pig problem has a swine solution.  “I would say if it’s prepared properly, the taste is almost exactly the s More...

Authorities investigate rash of homicides in Texas town

DEL VALLE, Texas (AP) - An Austin suburb has recorded eight homicides since September and authorities say the killings may be related to the increasing presence of cartels and illicit drug activity.  More...

Security guard shot, killed at Houston-area game room

HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators say a security guard at a Houston area gaming room has been fatally shot by a suspect who then fled.  The Harris County Sheriff’s Office says nobody has been arrested in Sunday night’s attack. More...

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JAIME FLORES AND HIS NIECE, VERONICA FLORES, both of Lasara, competed in this year’s Tejano Idol competition Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the Dance Across Texas in Austin, TX. More...

Cost of Katy high school football stadium climbs past $70 million

HOUSTON (AP) The cost of a suburban Houston school district's high school football stadium has climbed past $70 million, making it the costliest such stadium in the state.  The costs associated with the Katy school district's project will exceed More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, November 14, 6:30 p.m. in the Old Gym, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

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ELIJAH PEREZ, a RHS junior, made it to State at the recent cross country meet in Corpus Christi on October 29, 2016. More...

Guillen to host open house here

AUSTIN - On Thursday, November 10th, residents in Willacy County and the surrounding area are invited to gather at State Rep. Ryan Guillen's Eastern District Office in Raymondville for his Office Open House.  More...

City, EDC ok resignation of Catalina Ozuna

The resignation of Catalina Ozuna as director of the Economic Development Corporation has been accepted by the city commission and the EDC board of directors.  Ozuna turned in her resignation on Oct. More...

If God Is for Us

AVeterans Day Message

"If God is for us, who can be against us?" - Romans 8:31. It is obvious that God has been for us. Our country has been blessed with much wealth and prosperity. More...

Bulldogs bury San Diego, earn District Co- Champs, face Jourdanton in playoffs

The Lyford Bulldogs are playoff bound, and they should have plenty of momentum heading into their bi-district match after breezing past the San Diego Vaqueros last Friday.  More...

Orange Grove edges Bearkats 42-39 ‘Kats will face Cuero in playoffs

The Raymondville Bearkats were just points away from knocking the Orange Grove Bulldogs from their district throne shared with the Port Isabel Tarpons and Rio Hondo Bobcats. More...

State of emergency declared for flooded cities in Tamaulipas

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's federal government has declared a state of emergency for three cities in the northern border state of Tamaulipas that have been hit by heavy flooding.  The Interior Department said Friday that the declaration frees up More...

Report: Texas courts jailing defendants who can’t pay fines

HOUSTON (AP) - A report by the American Civil Liberties Union says many municipal courts in Texas unfairly jail defendants who can’t pay fines related to traffic tickets and fail to consider their ability to pay such fines or to consider altern More...

MGMS News

Cisneros, journalism students Sports News  The MGMS 8th grade football team recently completed their season with a perfect 8-0 record and earned the 32-4A District Championship. More...

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