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Texas votes to give alien lockups child care licenses

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) Texas lawmakers are advancing a proposal to license family detention centers as child care providers.  The state Senate voted 20-11 Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite pas More...

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LYFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS GO UNDEFEATED IN THE HARLINGEN BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB SPRING VOLLEYBALL SEASON-Shown, top row, left to right, Emily Gonzalez, Marly Perez, Coach Eddie Bermudez, Lex Encinia (H More...

Texas juror drunk during testimony leads to mistrial

SAN ANTONIO (AP) A judge in San Antonio has declared a mistrial in a murder case after a juror admitted under oath that he was intoxicated while listening to testimony.  Court records show state District Judge Lori Valenzuela ended the trial Mon More...

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RISD MARIACHI BAND AND JAZZ BAND performed at the Capitol on April 24. More...

UT stabbing suspect says he carried knife for protection

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) The man suspected of stabbing four students at the University of Texas says he carried a knife on campus for protection and that on the day of the attack he had walked the campus in a dream-like state.  More...

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Andrew Parker and Lawrence Braswell Willacy SWCD Board Directors made the presentation. Principal Adrian Montemayor congratulated her on her accomplishment.  More...

San Perlita School News

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Texas Southmost College to offer classes in Raymondville

RAYMONDVILLE -Texas Southmost College will be in Raymondville on May 25th at the Technical Building located on 700 FM 3168 to inform the public on how to register for classes being offered this year in Raymondville. More...

Houston hospital to pay $2.4M for releasing patient's name

HOUSTON ( AP) A Houston hospital has agreed to pay a $2.4 million fine and adopt corrective action after being accused by the federal government of im properly disclosing a patient's name to news me dia. More...

MGMS News

Student News   The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) will induct new members into their organization this Wednesday at a special ceremony in the cafeteria at 6:00 PM. More...

Community Spotlight: State Bound Golfer

James Alfaro, a four- time district champion in golf, will conclude his decorated high school career with a return trip to the state golf tournament in Marble Falls, TX later this month. More...

Texas Senate approves anti-hazing bill

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas Senate has approved a bill expanding the definition of hazing in civil and criminal cases. Laredo Democratic Sen. Judith Zaffirini's measure is designed to curb hazing at universities. More...

Border Patrol chief out day after Trump border fence decree

WASHINGTON (AP) The chief of the Border Patrol has left the agency that’s in charge of securing America's borders with Mexico and Canada. According to a U.S. More...

Memorial Day celebration to honor Martin Cavazos’ 50th Anniversary

There will be a Memorial Day celebration to honor the 50th death anniversary of Martin Cavazos at the Sebastian Park on Saturday, May 27, from 8- 11 p.m.  There will be live music, educational scholarships, a softball tourney, parade, games and More...

Cops: Woman entered wrong house, bed after night of drinking

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According to Lt. Johnny Hernandez, a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, the investigation is still ongoing and they are awaiting autopsy toxicology results to see if alcohol was a factor in the accident.  More...

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PLACE 4 CITY COMMISSIONER “ZEKE” CAVAZOS was sworn in at last night’s city meeting by County Judge Aurelio “Keter” Guerra while Pct. More...

Florida man charged with plotting to bomb Target stores

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Parents of Texas stabbing suspect apologize to victims

AUSTIN, Texas ( AP) The parents of a young man suspected of stabbing four students at the University of Texas are apologizing for his actions and say his behavior turned erratic following a car accident weeks before the Austin campus attack.  More...

National Police Week

A LOCAL NATIONAL POLICE WEEK CEREMONY HELD TUESDAY EVENING AT THE WILLACY COUNTY COURTHOUSE was represented by members of the Raymondville Police Department, Willacy County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Chilson to speak on the origins of feminine identity

Book Reading & Signing at the Willacy County Historical Museum on Sunday, 5/28

As part of its ongoing monthly Sunday at the Museum series, the Willacy County Historical Museum will present a talk and book signing by author and Raymondville native Monette (Watson) Chilson at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 28. More...

Lasara School News

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Cops: Woman who had ‘prophecy from God’ threw bricks at car

PITTSBURGH (AP) Police in Pittsburgh say a homeless woman attacked a man's car because she received a ``prophecy from God'' urging her to ``throw bricks at white men.''  More...

Community Spotlight: State Bound Golfer

Jacob Serna will graduate in a few weeks from Lyford High School in the top ten percent of his class. More...

Don't call me Caitlyn: Baby name plunges in popularity

WASHINGTON (AP) Don’t call me Caitlyn.  A year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlyn plummeted more than any other baby name, according to Social Security’s annual list of the most More...

Road rage led to fatal shooting

MAGNOLIA, Texas (AP) Sheriff's officials in a Texas county say a 21-year-old man is in custody and booked into a county jail for what authorities are calling a road rage slaying of a 56-year-old man. More...

7-year-old in bed injured in San Antonio shooting

SAN ANTONIO (AP) San Antonio police say a 7-year-old asleep in his bed was injured after shots were fired into his home. More...

Justices reject appeal of student arrested for burping

WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court has declined to hear a New Mexico mother’s appeal over her son’s arrest for disrupting his seventh grade gym class with fake burps. More...

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