April 25, 2018 RSS feed / News

RGV Border Patrol Sector Chief Manuel Padilla, Jr. welcomes National Guard

EDINBURG - On Thursday, April 19, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol Sector Chief Patrol Agent (CPA), Manuel Padilla, Jr. welcomed National Guard personnel at the Victoria Palms Conference Center in Donna, Texas.  More...

Lyford building new houses for families through its HOME program

Seven new houses in Lyford are nearing completion that were built under the federally funded HOME program, city officials said.  The neat, wooden frame houses were all replacements for old, dilapidated houses that were owned by people who will l More...

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ALFREDO ANGEL PUGA, center, received a certificate of appreciation from Lyford city officials for his Eagle Scout service project at the Lyford Central Park baseball field. More...

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RAYMONDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT POLICE CHIEF OSCAR GUTIERREZ guides the Air E-vac 104 helicopter to its landing site at the Raymondville ISD Health Fair & Expo Friday. More...

Water scooter gunmen fire at beach vendor in Mexico’s Cancun

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - Gunmen on water scooters shot at a roving vendor on a beach in Cancun's glittering hotel zone Thursday, an incident believed to be unprecedented for the Caribbean city. More...

Tractors worth $50,000 stolen from Scottie Pippen's farm

HAMBURG, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in rural Arkansas are investigating the theft of more than $50,000 worth of equipment from a farm owned by former NBA star Scottie Pippen.  More...

2 Texas deputies charged for assaulting inmate

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Two deputies have been indicted on accusations of assaulting an inmate while responding to a disturbance at a south central Texas jail.  More...

Region One ESC announces results of board election

The Region One ESC Board of Directors canvassed the votes of the latest Region One Board of Directors election during the scheduled meeting on April 17, 2018. More...

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LYFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL VARSITY BAND participated at the UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest at the Harlingen Performing Arts Complex on Friday, April 20, 2018. More...

San Perlita School News

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MRS. RADA’S 3RD GRADE SCIENCE STUDENTS with their models of complex machines that they researched. More...

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LONG AGO - A.A. Lindahl’s car stuck in mud near Raymondville. More...

Bono gets new George W. Bush Medal for leadership

DALLAS (AP) - Rock star Bono, frontman for the band U2, has been presented with the first of what the George W. Bush Presidential Center intends to be an annual medal for individuals who change the world in some way.  More...

Mexican cartel leader sentenced to 43 years in U.S. prison

DALLAS (AP) - A Mexican drug cartel leader whose arrest led to the torture and killings of 12 Mexican police officers has been sentenced in the United States to 43 years in prison on drug charges, according to investigators.  More...

CASA invite the public to return expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs on April 28

On Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Authorities seek teen fugitives after juvenile prison escape

GIDDINGS, Texas (AP) - Two teen inmates remain at large after escaping from a juvenile prison in Giddings, Texas, about 100 miles northwest of Houston.  More...

Prosecutor: Former Texas nurse confessed in deaths of babies

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse who authorities believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 children has confessed in the past to killing children in her care.  Bexar (bayr) County prosecutor Jas More...

Lyford moves Market Days downtown

Lyford city commissioners voted Monday to the monthly Market Days event from the park pavilion to downtown on Park Avenue to increase participation.  The event is held on the second Saturday of the month, City Secretary Lydia Moreno said. More...

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RAYMONDVILLE BOY SCOUT TROOP 440 took high honors for the second year in a row at the annual Rio Grande Council Camporee. They were selected as Top Troop and Top Patrol, and brought the Kenneth F. More...

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PARTICIPANTS GO THROUGH A KIDNEY DISEASE TESTING PROCESS at the Raymondville Independent School District’s Annual Health Fair & Expo in the high school gym Friday. More...

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CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEES repaving Business 77 through Raymondville on Tuesday work near City Hall at the Hidalgo Avenue intersection. More...

Cemetery near Houston could be resting place for prisoners

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) - The 31 marked graves inside Old Imperial Farm Cemetery are rusted and crumbling, markers of a time that Reginald Moore believes Sugar Land hopes to forget.  More...

Call Texas811 before you dig

A free service could protect farmers and ranchers from damaging underground utility lines as they dig.  Texas811 is a free service designed for damage prevention and public safety when excavating land. More...

5 arrested on murder charges stemming from Texas arson case

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) - Authorities have arrested five people on murder charges stemming from an arson investigation in Grand Prairie, Texas, about 13 miles west of Dallas.  More...

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THE LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL TECH SQUAD TEAM presented at South by Southwest EDU on March 5-8, 2018 to an audience of 350 educators from USA, China, Brazil, Mexico and Spain. More...

Rare Texas songbird removed from endangered species list

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Federal officials have announced that the population of the blackcapped vireo has recovered and the rare Texas songbird will be removed from the endangered species list.  The announcement Friday by the U.S. More...

Apple Watch may have saved Kansas woman's life

SCRANTON, Kan. (AP) - An Apple Watch may have helped save a Kansas woman's life by alerting her to her rapid heartbeat.  More...

Road to homeownership gets rockier this spring as rates rise

LOS ANGELES ( AP) - Higher mortgage rates are making the already challenging task of buying an affordable home even tougher for many Americans this spring.  More...

Driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison.  More...

Texas may see tornadoes to the east, more wildfires in west

DALLAS (AP) - The National Weather Service is warning of tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds for eastern portions of Texas as emergency crews in the western part of the state battle wildfires amid forecasts of extreme fire danger.  The NWS More...

USDA aid for livestock, honeybee, farm-raised fish losses

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