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WILLACY COUNTY ALUMNI ARE NOW SURGICAL TECHNICIANS - On Saturday, August 11, 2018 Leanne Garza (center) and Miguel Tristan (right) pose for a picture with one of their instructors at the 2018 Surgica More...

CRIME OF THE WEEK

Echavarria is wanted for Aggravated Robbery that took place at the Ed’s Convenience Store on South 7th Street.  You are asked to call the Willacy County Crime Stoppers at (956) 642-7463.  Any information leading to the arrest is eligi More...

The ultimate 7-layer dip embracing bold Southwestern flavors

To create the ultimate version of this appealing dip with bold Southwestern flavors and a simple, no-fuss technique, we distilled every layer down to its essential flavors and designed our recipe to emphasize those elements.  More...

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BROUGHT IT BACK TO LIFE - Lyford CISD art teachers, Mr. Geronimo Perez and Coach Lisa Lancaster re-did the wall mural on the old water tank located at the corner of Bus. 77 and Bulldog Ave. More...

Resource center in Amarillo combines forces to help homeless

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) As executive director of the Guyon Saunders Resource Center for about six months, Joyce Knight has seen what the entry point for Amarillo's homeless can be. More...

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Shown, front row, from left to right, are Cory Harding, Amanda Wade, Glenn Harding, Harper and Cole Wade.  Back row, from left to right, are Douglas Harding, Randy Harding, Dale Harding, Josh Harding and Jevon Harding.   More...

Kokomo couple transforms field into all-natural farm

PERU, Ind. ( AP) - When Joan and Bob Johnson bought 28 acres of land along the Wabash River in 2011, the property was used to grow corn and soybeans.  More...

$5 million project announced to replace Harvey-damaged bridge

ROSE CITY, Texas (AP) - Plans have been announced to replace a 92-year-old Southeast Texas highway bridge that was swamped last year amid downpours blamed on Hurricane Harvey.  The Beaumont Enterprise reports the $5 million project involves a tw More...

Creative ways to thank teachers

A great teacher is a gift that can last a lifetime. So how to show our thanks?  Many teachers say their favorite gifts are homemade. More...

AAA: Texas retail gasoline prices fall 2 cents this week

COPPELL, Texas (AP) - The average retail gasoline price in Texas fell by rose 2 cents per gallon this week but remain the most expensive August prices since 2014.  AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.63 More...

Raymondville man still seeks mental health care for his wife

A Raymondville man whose wife suffers with mental illness and who has spent long stretches in jail said he is disappointed that there isn’t any hope for his dilemma.  More...

Feds raid San Antonio dog-handling school for veterans

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Federal authorities have raided a San Antonio school that trains veterans on dog-handling.  Councilman Manny Pelaez tells the San Antonio Express-News that the Wednesday raid of Universal K9 was part of ``an ongoing FBI invest More...

Weekend Blotter: Border Patrol Agents in the Rio Grande

EDINBURG, Texas - Over the weekend, the Rio Grande Valley Sector continues to show evidence of illicit activity along a border that lacks personnel, technology and nfrastructure. More...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking vessel near Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON - The Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their vessel capsized near Galveston, Texas, Monday afternoon.  Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday notification over Channel 16 from the owner of a 24-foot recreational More...

EVERY DAY ON THE WATER

EVERY DAY ON THE WATER is a good day. These avid anglers were among hundreds of participants in the recent Port Mansfield Fishing Tournament. More...

Houston officials say detention center needs proper permits

HOUSTON (AP) Houston officials on Wednesday pushed back on claims that a detention facility being proposed in the city to house unaccompanied immigrant children is close to opening.  The facility would house about 200 unaccompanied minors at a b More...

Man on Texas 10 Most Wanted list captured in Mexico City

HOUSTON (AP) - A man on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list has been captured in Mexico as part of an El Paso murder investigation.  The Texas Department of Public Safety on Friday announced the arrest of 46-yearold Keith Antonio Boynes. More...

CITATION BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS: In the Interest of; Kalyssa Jae Martinez Child

CAUSE #2018-CV-0176-A IN THE 197TH DISTRICT COURT OF WILLACY COUNTY, TEXAS  To: Unknown father and all whom it may concern, respondents   More...

Local beekeepers stave off challenges to preserve population

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - Despite facing myriad challenges, local beekeepers and conservation officials are striving to preserve populations of honeybees and other critical pollinators.  More...

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