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DPS traffic stop leads to fugitive arrest

WESLACO, TEXAS - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested a Florida murder suspect Friday after a Texas Highway Patrol trooper stopped a vehicle in Hidalgo County.  More...

Raymondville polishes plans for street work

Raymondville commissioners met with an engineer Tuesday to discuss about $2 million worth of street repairs to take place this year .  Vicente Mendez of Ambiotec Civil Engineering, Barownsville, said a lot of the city’s street damage has o More...

Texas population grew to 28.3 million in 2017

The Texas population grew to 28.3 million people last year after gaining nearly 400,000 new residents in one year, according to new estimates released by the Census Bureau.  Data from the 2010 census showed the state’s population totaled More...

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CHILDREN from the Tijerina, De los Santos and Salinas families enjoy a warm day at the Smiley Face Park in Raymondville after being cooped up indoors during the cold holidays. More...

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DENNIS BALL moves dirt Friday to build up embankments in the corners of his sugar cane field to hold water in place later this year when he irrigates. More...

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CREWS from T&T Crane & Riggers and Mr. Freeze replaced a HVAC unit on the roof of the Willacy County Administration Building on Main Street Thursday. More...

Reversing course, San Antonio symphony will not end season

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The board of the financially struggling San Antonio Symphony has reversed a decision to suspend the rest of this year's concerts, instead voting to continue an abbreviated season.  More...

Northeast Texas farmer respects raising animals, history

HOOKS, Texas (AP) - For one local farmer, rethinking how we get the meat we eat begins and ends with respect.  The Texarkana Gazette reports Annemarie Sullivan's ``regenerative agriculture'' derives from her respect for community, respect for th More...

COTTON MARKET WEEKLY

Market stumbles but recovers

January 5, 2018   More...

Saltwater Weekly Fishing Report

CORPUS CHRISTI   Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp. Trout are fair to good on the edge of the flats on MirrOlures, Gulps and Corkies.  PORT MANSFIELD   More...

Tax cut-electricity rates - Advocate says new tax law should lead to lower utility bills

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware's Public Advocate says the new tax law recently signed by President Donald Trump should lead to lower water and electricity bills.  More...

Lyford keeps restrictions on chickens, pigs

Lyford city commissioners are determined to keep commercial livestock down on the farm.  On Monday, officials considered whether a new state law allowing anyone to keep up to six chickens would override a city ordinance that requires anyone plan More...

Willacy County nearly ready to fill veterans’ service officer vacancy

Willacy County commissioners are planning to interview a finalist on Thursday for the vacant position of county veterans service officer.  More...

Suspect, 21, shot by Round Rock police dies at hospital

ROUND ROCK, Texas ( AP) A man police say opened fire on Central Texas officers investigating reports of a suspicious person in a neighborhood has died after being shot by police.  More...

Five Bearkats named to the All-State Team

Five members of the Bearkat football team were named to the (AP) 4AAll-State football team. Senior Darian Cortez was named First Team defensive end after terrorizing offenses with 86 total tackles and 11 sacks. More...

Ryan K. Patrick sworn in as 23rd United States Attorney for the SDTX

HOUSTON - Chief U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal has sworn in Ryan K. Patrick as the 23rd presidentially-appointed United States Attorney for the Southern District of Texas (SDTX). He began his duties immediately. More...

Skeletal remains found on ranch lands

EDINBURG, TX - On Thursday, December 28, 2017, agents assigned to the Kingsville Border Patrol Station responded to a call from a rancher who reported finding human skeletal remains on a ranch near Sarita. More...

Gas prices higher than in past years, but expected to drop

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3.5 magnitude earthquake hits south of San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A magnitude 3.5 earthquake has occurred in a rural area south of San Antonio.  According to a preliminary report from the U.S. More...

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LONG AGO - Family on their way to the 1915 4th of July celebration. More...

Native seed project expands to East Texas

A project focused on collecting seeds from native grass and forbs around the state will expand to East Texas this year.  More...

Drought conditions mixed across Texas

Drought conditions are improving in Northeast Texas and the Coastal Bend, but spreading in the Panhandle, according to the latest Texas Water Development Board’s weekly water report.  More...

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