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Austin police car set on fire during immigration protest

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ One person has been arrested in Austin for throwing lit fireworks into a city police car, setting it on fire, during a protest at an intersection where immigrants illegally in the country have been arrested in recent days.  More...

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THE LYFORD CISD AGRICULTURE FACILITY RIBBON CUTTING was held Friday morning and was well attended by LCISD school board, Lyford FFA members, agriculture teachers, facility, elected officials and memb More...

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RAYMONDVILLE LIONS CLUB GUEST SPEAKER for their regular Tuesday noon meeting was Acting RISD Superintendent Dr. Douglas E. More...

$1.6 million safe room gets OK from county commissioners

Sometime in 2018, Willacy County residents will be able to weather a bad storm or other acts of nature inside a solid building that meets standard set by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  More...

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WCLS ART SHOW TOP WINNERS were MGMS students Emiliano Rios Reserve Grand Champion fine arts and Angel Castaneda Grand Champion fine arts. Their art teacher is Mrs. X. Martinez. More...

San Antonio home has too many noisy roosters

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _San Antonio animal control officials are looking into complaints a home on the city's north side has too many roosters and that the chickens won't stop crowing.  Henry Hernandez says he's counted 15 roosters at a home in his ne More...

2 San Antonio men get 10-year terms in $4.6 million cocaine bust

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) _ Prosecutors say two San Antonio men must serve 10-year federal prison terms for trying to smuggle $4.6 million in cocaine discovered in a trailer.  More...

Reports of teachers bad conduct does not follow them, report says

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A newspaper investigation has found the Texas Education Agency doesn't track if a teacher has been charged or convicted of a crime.  The Austin American-Statesman found that in many cases, school districts keep the informati More...

9 hurt as minivan flips between Dallas and Fort Worth

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) Nine people seven of them children have been hospitalized after their minivan flipped and tumbled into a ditch between Dallas and Fort Worth.  More...

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RAYMONDVILLE BEARKATS PREVAIL OVER ALUMNI 13-4 ON SATURDAY, FEB. 11. More...

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LYFORD LADY BULLDOGS ARE BI-DISTRICT CHAMPS-On Monday, February 13, 2017 the Lyford Lady Bulldogs went to Rivera for the Bi-District round game against the Banquete Lady Bulldogs. More...

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7TH GRADE SAN PERLITA GIRLS BASKETBALL More...

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DELHMA JETTON was honored on January 10th by the Lower Rio Grande Valley Criminal Justice Advisory Committee in recognition of her leadership and contribution to committee. More...

Sheriff wants jailers to identify inmates in US illegally

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ The sheriff of Tarrant County says he wants to establish a partnership allowing county jailers to identify inmates who are in the country illegally and begin deportation proceedings, rather than wait on federal agents.  More...

YOU’RE INVITED!

Wilson’s Cleaners would like to cordially invite you, the public, and all of our loyal customers, to bless us with your presence on Friday, February 17, 2017, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Wing Champs still delinquent on EDC loan - - along with 3 others

Wing Champs, a sports bar that received hefty incentives from the Economic Development Corp. More...

Lasara School News

Campus News Elementary   The 4th six weeks progress reports will go out on Wednesday, February 15th.  There are no classes for students on Monday, February 20th.  Tuesday, February 21st, 3rd, 4th, 6th and 7th grade students will be tak More...

Fire that destroyed Victoria mosque ruled arson

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) A fire that destroyed a South Texas mosque has been ruled arson, but there's no evidence of a hate crime at this time, federal investigators said Wednesday.  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Houston More...

MGMS News

Sports News   Track season is underway and MGMS will be hosting the first meet of the year next Saturday at Burnett Stadium. First race begins at 8:30 AM.  More...

Texas whopper: $4 billion bond set for man in murder case

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) They say everything is bigger in Texas. It's now safe to say that applies to bail.  Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown set Antonio Marquis Willis' bond last week at a whopping $4 billion in the Dec. More...

Spring break alternative: A road trip in southeast Mexico

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) The police didn't ask for bribes. The roads were safe and fast. The food was particular, yet delicious. More...

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STATEWIDE SENIOR CHAMPION AT 2017 SAN ANGELO STOCK SHOW On Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Will Scogin, Lyford FFA Member, competed at the 2017 Statewide San Angelo Stock Show in San Angelo, Texas. More...

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SPISD COUNSELOR, MS. CRYSTAL RODRIGUEZ 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: Sunday, Feb. 19 - Bill Chrastill - 2-4 p.m.  Wednesday, Feb. More...

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