October 10, 2007 RSS feed / News

10-year-old Arkansas boy takes school bus for a ride

DUMAS, Ark. (AP) - After the excitement of Friday night football, a 10-year-old boy kept school officials and police on edge when he drove a school bus off campus and onto a rural Arkansas highway. More...

RHS Senior Class meeting

There will be a RHS weekly senior class parent meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at RHS library. All senior class parents must attend. More...

4-H celebrates 100th anniversary in service to kids through special programs

Willacy & Kenedy county proclaim National 4H Week

For 100 years, National 4-H clubs have given children the opportunity to learn about raising livestock, developing craft skills, and participating in community service programs. More...

4-H - Where the fun starts

Are you between the ages of 5 and 18? Do you like to make new friends, go to neat places and learn cool new things? If so, 4-H is where the fun starts for you! In 4-H, you can build rockets, become a babysitter, and bake healthy snacks. More...

4-H has a rich tradition

4-H has long enjoyed a reputation of program excellence in the traditional areas of agriculture, life sciences and consumer sciences. Alumni also credit 4-H with public speaking and leadership skills. More...

Raymondville and Willacy County authorize police overtime for Homeland Security jobs

Raymondville Police chief Uvaldo Zamora and Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence got commissioner approval to authorize paid overtime for officers and deputies to join Department of Homeland Security border enforcement efforts. More...

Bearkats stumble at home 35-7

Last Friday night, after the Bearkat game, a prominent citizen of Raym ondville, hollored at me in the parking lot, "Tom," he said, "Our 'Kats are not as bad as they look - are they?" I answered, "No, they had too many fumbles to be able to compet More...

Texans of all ages also at higher risk in auto-pedestrian accidents

AUSTIN, TX -- Older Texans are especially more likely to be killed in auto-pedestrian accidents while walking, according to a new report which analyzed each pedestrian fatality that occurred in Texas between 2002- 2005. More...

State housing agency release $160 million for First Time Homebuyer Program

(AUSTIN) - Keeping the dream of homeownership alive despite a slow-down in the mortgage market, Hot on the heels of slowing mortgage lending activity nationwide, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) today announced the rel More...

Lyford C.I.S.D. School Menu

October 15-19, 2007

MONDAY BREAKFAST - Gingerbread man, sausage link, orange juice, 1/2 pt. milk. LUNCH - Hot dog/chili, oven fries/ ketchup, Choco Bear cookies, assorted fruit, 1/2 pt. milk. TUESDAY BREAKFAST - Ham & egg taquito, orange juice, 1/2 pt. milk. More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting

There will be a RHS Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, Oct. 15, at 6:15 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. More...

'67, '68 RHS Class Reunion

Class of 1967 and 1968 RHS will be meeting this Saturday at 10 a.m. at Casa Blanca Restaurant. All classmates welcome. More...

New 4-H Club

THREE OF THE 24 MEMBERS OF KENEDY COUNTY'S new 4-H club were all smiles as they listened to the 100th year anniversary proclamation being read at Commissioners Court yesterday morning. More...

4-H is family time

How would you like to spend more time together as a family? It's often a challenge to fit work, family and home life into a demanding schedule, but 4- H offers families the chance to work and learn together. More...

Kenedy commissioners ask for abused children advocates

Every 36 seconds a child is abused, every 6 hours an abused child is killed, and they are part of a five million group of kids that need drastically need help from volunteer advocates. More...

San Perlita Sports Talk

The Lady Trojans dropped a tough district volleyball game to Santa Maria last Tuesday, October 2nd in a close five game match. The girls won the first game 25 -11 and then notched the second 25 - 15. More...

Water bill complaints dominate Lyford city meeting

Several Lyford residents and landlords complained about getting stuck with water and sewer bills they felt were unfair. More...

Texas still ranked at No. 23 despite Oklahoma loss

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Here's the good news for Texas: The Longhorns played their best game of the season. The bad news? They lost, and that nasty Big 12 losing streak grows longer. More...

Man to be tried after stray bullet killed boy

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - A neighbor of a 7-year-old boy killed by a stray bullet has been indicted on a charge of manslaughter. More...