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Things to know about George H.W. Bush funeral services

HOUSTON (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored during several private and public events in Houston and Washington before he is buried in Texas next to wife, Barbara, and their daughter Robin, who died in 1953. More...

West Texas gallery challenges artists to submit tiny art

SNYDER, Texas ( AP) - Big fans of unusual art may have to squint in order to check out 120 pieces of tiny artwork in West Texas.  An exhibit called `` Tiny Art!'' is running through Dec. More...

Phone scammer tries to cheat local mom

A Raymondville woman said she received a call Friday that was very upsetting, but it turned out to be an attempt to scam Tomasa Ramirez out of her savings.  A person attempted to impersonate her grandson, stating he was in jail. More...

San Perlita School News

AROUND CAMPUS   Seniors in Mr. Pokrass’ aquatic science class will be making presentations on their research projects on living organisms for the next three Tuesdays. Their audience will be the 4th, 5th and 6th grade science classes. More...

Tourists drawn to where Lee Harvey Oswald lived in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) - Busloads of visitors still flock to Dallas homes where Lee Harvey Oswald lived before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, but historic preservation concerns are growing as the area gentrifies.  More...

Judge Migdalia Lopez honored at Raymondville reception Tuesday at L.E. Franks Tourist Center

Judge Migdalia Lopez is retiring from the bench of the 197th state District Court, which has jurisdiction in Cameron and Willacy Counties. More...

How to transform homey gingerbread into a stately layer cake

Good gingerbread is dark and moist, with an intriguing hint of bitterness and a peppery finish. More...

Reused rocket takes off carrying 64 satellites

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A SpaceX rocket carrying 64 small satellites lifted off from California on Monday, marking the first time the same Falcon 9 rocket has been used in three space missions. More...

Tourism slumps in Mexico border city since caravan arrives

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Tour operators and medical and dental offices in the Mexican border city of Tijuana are reporting a slowdown in business since a caravan of Central American migrants arrived.  More...

U. S. pilots want more training on new Boeing jet after crash

DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines says its pilots will get more instruction on an automated anti-stall system on certain new Boeing jets, and American Airlines pilots are also seeking more training. More...

WWII vets who met in training reconnect at senior community

MONROEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Robert Adams handed his camera to someone close by and got a group of other cadets in training to get in line for a photo.  More...

Steer too beefy to become burgers reprieved to life on farm

LAKE PRESTON, Australia (AP) - Knickers the steer is huge on the internet for being huge.  The black-and-white Holstein Friesian won social media fame and many proclamations of ``Holy Cow!'' after photos surfaced of the 6-foot-4-inch steer stand More...

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ARTURO AND DIANA SERRATO AT DIANA’S NURSERY & POTTERY. The couple sell plants, pottery items and fruit on the northbound frontage road at I69E and Spur 56 near Lyford. More...

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THE MGMS 8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM won the third place trophy at the Hidalgo Basketball Tourney held last week.   More...

2018 Raymondville Bearkats All-District players recognized

Raymondville’s 2018 football season saw the Bearkats win nine games in a row, earn their first District Championship since 2012 and advanced to the arearound of the state playoffs.  After All-District selections were announced, Raymondvill More...

FBI: Farm getting extortion letters, suffers property damage

HOLLIS, N.H. (AP) - The FBI says a New Hampshire farm has been receiving multiple extortion letters in an attempt to collect $250,000 and has suffered thousands of dollars of damage to vehicles and a barn.  More...

Houston wildlife study reveals 'ancient' denizen of bayous

HOUSTON (AP) - The creature didn't growl and didn't need to.  The alligator snapping turtle held menace enough in its massive, gaping jaws, which ended in a sharp beak poised like the fangs of an agitated rattlesnake. More...

Army veteran from Dallas area becomes clothing designer

DALLAS (AP) - London Burton calls her eye-catching jumpsuit designs her ``Godgiven gift.'' The Dallas Morning News reports the designer, who lives in Cedar Hill, never received formal training in fashion design. More...

Oklahoma wheat crop continues to shrink

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Farmers in Oklahoma are producing less wheat because of a global surplus, low prices and the weather, turning instead to cotton, soybean and corn, according to state and federal agricultural officials. More...

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