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Custom chair brings comfort to 7-foot-8-inch Michigan man

MICHIGAN CENTER, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan man who is more than 7 feet tall has gotten a free, custom made chair that fits his 500-pound frame.  Broc Brown, 21, of Michigan Center, was delivered a custom chair from Lippert Components Inc. More...

Man accused of hiring hitman to have Houston officer killed

HOUSTON (AP) - A $1 million bond has been set for a 47-year-old Houston shipping and logistics business owner charged with hiring a hitman to kill a police officer who gave him repeated citations.  More...

Raymondville officials hear good news about local economy

Local officials learned Tuesday that the building of a new Tractor Supply Co. More...

Raymondville Bearkat Strength & Conditioning

Bearkats will begin to meet Monday through Thursday, July 16-August 2, at the weight room.  All incoming freshmen through varsity will report from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Also, all physicals must be submitted before August 6.   More...

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ROTARY CLUB OF WILLACY COUNTY gathered at Raymondville’s La Quinta hotel for a meeting and meal Friday. More...

South Texas lawyer, activist accused of smuggling immigrants

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A lawyer and activist is charged with human smuggling after being accused of picking up two immigrants in the U.S. More...

Bank restores stolen funds to 112-year-old Texas man

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Bank of America has credited the account of a Texas resident who is believed to be the oldest man in the U.S. after his family reported that thieves had stolen his identity and drained the account.  More...

10 months after storm, last victims of Harvey leave hotels

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The last victims of Hurricane Harvey living in federallyfunded hotel rooms are heading to other housing arrangements this weekend, more than 10 months after the storm first hit.  More...

Man sentenced for role in scheme that snared former lawmaker

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A consultant who was found guilty along with a former Texas state senator of operating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions has been sentenced to more than five years in prison.  Gary Cain, who worked for no More...

Lawmaker: Tent shelter for migrant teens open indefinitely

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A state senator says he has been told the temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open indefinitely.  More...

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WORKERS FROM THE FOOD BANK OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY and members of Boy Scout Troop 440 load free food into cars outside American Legion Post 390 Friday in Raymondville. More...

USDA officials reportedly slaughter Port Mansfield deer infested by ticks

Another deer harvest recently took place at Port Mansfield to cull animals infested with fever ticks, a local game warden said Tuesday.  More...

In Mexico, rising 'mass crime' defies security forces

TENANTLA, Mexico ( AP) - Whoever wins Sunday's presidential election will have to face not only Mexico's drug cartels, but a new kind of crime involving whole neighborhoods defying police and military personnel.  More...

Mexican president-elect wants every kid to go to college

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President- elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is promising to send to college every young person who wants to attend.  Lopez Obrador told reporters Saturday that all young Mexicans will have the opportunity to study. More...

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LYFORD 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS DISPLAY. More...

LONG AGO

- 1922 Lyford flood. More...

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