August 8, 2018 RSS feed / News

AAA: Texas, U. S. retail gasoline prices up 2 cents this week

COPPELL, Texas (AP) - Texas and nationwide retail gasoline price rose 2 cents per gallon this week.  AAA Texas on Thursday re- ported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.65 per gallon. Drivers across the U.S. More...

2 dead after pawn shop shooting in Fort Worth

DALLAS (AP) - Police say two people are dead following a possible robbery attempt at a Fort Worth pawn shop.  The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Friday that one man was shot and killed at the scene and another died after being taken to a loca More...

Update on Lyford Central Park

In a special meeting Monday night, City of Lyford Commissioners discussed Central Park construction concerns specifically the recently installed asphalt paths.  More...

Three arrested for theft

On August 2, Willacy County Sheriff ’s Office responded to a call for service on Delphina Street in Lyford Texas in regards to theft. More...

Utah homeowners turn to goats to prevent wildfires

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) - A Utah rancher's team of goats is turning out to be the unlikely solution for homeowners worried about dry conditions ripe for wildfires.  More...

3 charged in Texas vandalism after Melania Trump jacket flap

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Three people have been indicted in Texas on vandalism charges after slogans were found spray-painted on historic missions in San Antonio.  One message said: “I dont care. Do you.”  More...

Houston tow truck driver killed after wrecker stolen

HOUSTON (AP) - Police say a tow truck driver in Houston whose wrecker was stolen moments after unloading a repossessed car was killed when the alleged thief ran him over.  Houston assistant police chief James Jones said Friday the suspected thie More...

Order removing video from Houston city website put on hold

HOUSTON (AP) - An appeals court has temporarily blocked an order that forced the city of Houston to remove a video from its website, legal action that's tied to a lawsuit by the Houston firefighters union.  The lawsuit is part of a public spat b More...

14 people being smuggled into US at Laredo found in truck

LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A truck driver has been arrested and Homeland Security authorities are investigating after 14 people in the country without legal permission were found hiding in a box truck at a South Texas Border Patrol checkpoint.  Offici More...

Photo

BRINGING IT BACK TO LIFE! Lyford CISD is redoing the wall mural on the old water tank located at the corner of Bus. 77 and Bulldog Ave. More...

Bulldogs expect success

After a very successful first year campaign, Lyford head football and athletic director Israel Gonzalez is hoping for yet another great year in the district and in region 4 playoffs. More...

CONGRATULATIONS ROLANDO TIJERINA!

Rolando Tijerina was recently promoted to MCPO Master Chief Petty Officer during a ceremony held in Hawaii.  MCPO is the ninth, and highest, enlisted rank in the U.S. Navy.  He is the son of Mr.† and Mrs. More...

Texas to expand high quality child care programs in Texas

AUSTIN - The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today approved plans for the use of $229.9 million in federal child care block grant funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 with a clear focus on working to increase the quality of care and strengthen early le More...

Stolen property recovered in Weslaco

On July 28, numerous residential break-ins were reported from the northwest to southwest sectors of the county (Raymondville and Sebastian area.)  More...

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