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Texas troopers rescue 76 children in 2016

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) Texas troopers have been credited with rescuing 76 endangered children last year.  The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced results of the DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program. More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment

DANCE: Saturday, Feb. 25- Diamonds and Dust, 7 to 1 a.m., $5.00 per person. For more info contact Kay at (612) 300-6027.  ENTERTAINMENT: Wednesday, Feb. More...

County looking at options for prison shutdown by riot

It was two years ago Monday that the biggest prison at the tent-city was shut down by a riot staged by a group of inmates.  More...

ON FEBRUARY 18, 2017

ON FEBRUARY 18, 2017, members of the Mighty Bearkat Band visited Harlingen South High School to compete at the UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest. More...

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MR. TIJERINA’S 2ND GRADE L.C. SMITH CLASS was excited as they designed and created a 3D representation of the solar system. More...

Alpine police believe remains are those of missing college student

ALPINE, Texas (AP) Police say the boyfriend of a missing West Texas college student has been arrested a day after remains believed to be his girlfriend were found in a shallow grave.  Alpine police Lt. More...

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JACOB SERNA, SENIOR AT LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL SIGNS 4 YEAR SCHOLARSHIP-On Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Lyford High School Senior, Jacob Serna signed a 4-Year Presidential Academic Scholarship offer with More...

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Lyford High School Senior Samuel Rocha LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR RECEIVES THSCA ACADEMIC ALL-STATE AWARD-Lyford High School Senior, Samuel Rocha gets named 1st Team Academic All-State for 2016-2017. More...

Texas child welfare agency adding 400-plus new staff members

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The head of Texas' troubled foster care system says emergency state funding helped hire 441 new employees in December and January, a two-thirds increase over the same period the previous year.   More...

Texas tries new anti-abortion strategy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The long, bitter battle over Texas' new efforts to further restrict abortion has begun in the Republican-controlled Legislature.  More...

Ocelot Conservation Day in the Valley at Gladys Porter Zoo

Join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in celebrating the beautiful ocelot of the Rio Grande Valley!  More...

Tx. Court of Appeals, reverses David Bolding’s theft convictions in EMS building construction case

NUMBER 13-15-00332-CR COURT OF APPEALS THIRTEENTH DISTRICT OF TEXAS CORPUS CHRISTIEDINBURG  DAVID BOLDING, Appellant, v. THE STATE OF TEXAS, Appellee.  On appeal from the 197th District Court of Willacy County, Texas.   More...

Lasara School News

Campus News Elementary   Tuesday, February 21st, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th grade students will be taking their 2nd benchmark in Math.  Wednesday, February 22nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th grade students will be taking their 2nd benchmark in Reading More...

Man convicted of stealing $500,000 in cigarettes

NEW HAVEN, Conn. More...

No charges against Central Texas deputy in fatal shooting

BELTON, Texas (AP) A Central Texas sheriff's deputy will not face charges in the 2016 fatal shooting of a driver following an attempted traffic stop and chase.  A Bell County grand jury Wednesday took no action against Cpl. Shane Geers. More...

U.S. Bishops join Mexico colleagues, denounce ‘Santa Muerte’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. More...

MATTHEW HERNANDEZ

MATTHEW HERNANDEZ participated in the Recon 1 Submission only event in Mercedes, TX. This is a jiu-jitsu style competition with a super fight type match and he won the belt. More...

DAR AWARD WINNER

DAR AWARD WINNERSlade Gutierrez, a sixth grade student at MGMS, was presented the Daughters of the American Revolution Award at a special ceremony held Feb. 18 at the MMA Auditorium. More...

RR TIES CLEANING

RR TIES CLEANING has been working along the railroad tracks in Raymondville as trucks from Union Pacific began removing old railroad ties after crews of workers replaced them with new ones. More...

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THE RAYMONDVILLE BEARKATS VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM recently competed their season. More...

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L.C. SMITH ELEMENTARY JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH -Back Row: Mr. Guerra (Principal); Raul Ramierz Jr. More...

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ACE STUDENT SHOWCASE-On Thursday, February 16, 2017 the Lyford CISD 21st Century Afterschool Program held a Student Showcase Family Night. More...

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AMERICAN LEGION NATIONAL COMMANDER CHARLES E. SMITH has appointed Post 390 Commander George E. Solis to a two year term on the National Legislative Council with offices in Washington, DC. More...

Cops warn of cows trying to sell dairy products

SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) Police in a Connecticut town are reminding people to not open their doors to ``any unfamiliar cattle'' after a pair of cows escaped from their pen and were found near the front door of a home a couple of houses away.  Sgt. More...

New mosquito trap smart enough to keep just the bad bugs

WASHINGTON (AP) A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite.  More...

San Perlita School News

Distinction designations are awarded by TEA in recognition of outstanding achievement in academic areas. San Perlita Elementary is one of a select number of schools that was awarded every possible distinction designation in 2016. More...

MGMS News

Sports News   Both the MGMS baseball and softball teams will begin their season by hosting Santa Rosa this Thursday at the Veteran’s Park fields. More...

Brownsville man sentenced in human smuggling ring

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) A South Texas man has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for smuggling people into the country and then holding them against their will until they paid additional money for their release.  More...

Gateway RV Park Entertainment

DANCE: Saturday, Feb. 25- Diamonds and Dust, 7 to 1 a.m., $5.00 per person. For more info contact Kay at (612) 300-6027.  ENTERTAINMENT: Wednesday, Feb. More...

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