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HECTOR'S AUTO SALES had a ribbon cutting ceremony last Friday. Seen with Hector Anguiano, Jr. is his mother Irene Anguiano also chamber representives, area business people and guests. More...

A look at some of the new Texas laws

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of new state laws that lawmakers adopted during this year's legislative session took effect Tuesday, the first day of the state's 2010 fiscal year. More...

Sarita Wind Farm gets $114 million grant

U.S. Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (TX-27) announced on Tuesday that $114,071,646 will be awarded to the Penascal Wind Farm, to be used for clean energy projects, from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. More...

New construction projects at UT-Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The more than 48,000 students attending the University of Texas for the fall semester need to get used to the sounds of construction. More...

'Kats to face Kingsville after tough loss to T-M

Raymondville High School's varsity football team lost their season opener to Tuloso-Midway 30-3 last Friday. The Bearkat's lone score came on a 37-yard field goal by David Medina in the first quarter. More...

Smoking in the military: An old habit dies hard

FORWARD OPERATING BASE FALCON, Iraq (AP) - Gen. Douglas MacArthur had his signature corncob pipe. Soldiers got cigarettes in their C-rations during World War II. Even today, America's war on tobacco seems to have largely bypassed the military. More...

McGee is Texas' top tailback as training camp ends

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas coach Mack Brown handed the top running back spot to Vondrell McGee on Thursday. McGee and Fozzy Whittaker were the front-runners for the job for the No. 2 Longhorns. More...

Fisherman nets big catch, but doesn't make history

ATLANTA (AP) - Turns out it takes more than catching the largest catfish in Georgia record to get your name in the history books. Seventy-six-year-old Tom Head caught a 103-pound flathead catfish while fishing Tuesday on the Ocmulgee River. More...

Troopers seize more than $275,000 near border

LAREDO, Texas (AP) - Texas highway troopers have seized more than $275,000 from a traffic stop north of the border city of Laredo. More...

Halloween decorations go up early at Ohio home

AKRON, Ohio (AP) An Ohio man is putting out his Halloween decorations early to cheer up his cancer-stricken mother-in-law. More...

Johnson enters season as A&M's starting QB

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Jerrod Johnson will be Texas A&M's starting quarterback in Saturday's opener against New Mexico because of the experience he gained last season. More...

Kenedy County awarded $271,431 by Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission

Kenedy County has won a $271,431 grant from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission to be used to expand Sam Noble County Park located in Sarita. More...

Alamo Bowl replaces Big Ten pick with Pac-10

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The Alamo Bowl will be the Pac-10's top game after the Rose Bowl starting in the 2010 season. Organizers announced a fouryear deal replacing the Big Ten's fourth team with the Pac-10's second one on Friday. More...

Toyota to build Tacomas at San Antonio plant beginning in 2010

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Toyota's decision to move its compact truck production here should get the San Antonio plant closer to full capacity by next summer, adding jobs and helping to offset sluggish demand for fullsize models. More...

Pena Earns Certification

Austin, Texas--The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) is pleased to announce that Albert Pena, Superintendent with San Perlita ISD, has successfully completed the requirements to earn the designation of Certified Texas School Bu More...

20,000 pot plants found at Utah farm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities have uprooted about 20,000 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of between $25 million and $60 million in Wayne County. More...

Texas students trail national average on SAT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas students scored lower on the reading and writing portions of the SAT this year, but scores jumped slightly in math. More...

Blowout central: Texas likes first-game romps

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) While the NFL has its preseason, college football powerhouses like No. 2 Texas do their tuning up against teams that would seem to be little more than a speed bump on the road to chasing a national title. More...

Hutchison says Obama budget deficit scary

DALLAS (AP) - U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison said Friday that the federal deficit that's building under President Barack Obama is the scariest thing she's seen in her Senate career. More...

Man pleads not guilty to naked doorbell ringing

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - A man suspected of appearing nude at homes and ringing doorbells is being held on $60,000 bail after pleading not guilty to a series of charges. More...

Mexico nabs 6 in theft of border-fence steel

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Police in the Mexican border city of Tijuana say they have arrested six men for stealing pieces of the U.S. border fence to sell as scrap metal. More...

Sock it to me! Ariz. man's socks stolen from yard

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) - Someone must have really needed some socks. A southern Arizona man is out a dozen pairs of socks after someone sneaked into his back yard early Monday and stole socks off a clothesline. More...

Police arrest 2 in slaying of Houston doctor

HOUSTON (AP) - Two Houston brothers have been arrested in the Aug. 22 slaying of a prominent Houston doctor, and a third man is being sought. More...

Fla. man bit off doctor's finger tip

CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a patient at a Cape Coral doctor's office bit part of the doctor's finger off after being denied a prescription. Cape Coral police report that 45- year-old Gregory S. Powell went to see Dr. More...

SAN PERLITA SPORTS TALK

The Lady Trojans defeated Lasara last Tuesday, August 25th winning three of the first four games in a best of five contest. The Lady Trojans won the first game 25 - 10 behind the strong serving of Samantha Rodriguez. More...

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SANTA MONICA COOKOFF held August 29. VTCI/Rocking "T" Cooking Team in memory of Mary Tijerina took 1st Place in "Best Authentic Campsite." Shown are Juan Martinez and Eulalia "Lala" Flores. More...

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MONDAY, August 31, 2009, the Willacy County Regional Detention Facility donated 25 televisions (19") to the Raymondville Retama Manor to be used in the residence's private rooms. More...

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