April 10, 2019 RSS feed / News

Kids and adults alike will delight in making 'zoodles'

A spiralizer turns carrots, beets, and squash into noodles (or ``zoodles'' when using zucchini). The steps below the recipe work with all these vegetables. For best results, use smaller zucchini, which have thinner skins and fewer seeds. More...

Immigrant agents arrest 280 at Texas tech repair company

DALLAS (AP) - Immigration agents have arrested nearly 300 people at a North Texas technology company in what authorities say is one of the largest enforcement actions of its kind in a decade.  U.S. More...

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STUDENTS FROM LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL address the Lyford mayor and city commissioners on Monday to sign a memorandum of understanding and approve a no smoking and no vaping policy at City Hall and have signs posted at City Hall and city parks forbidding s More...

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SOFTBALL PREMONT PLAYOFFS- The Lasara Lady Lions softball team clinched a spot in the playoffs with a win over the Premont Lady Cowgirls on Saturday. More...

Christian group drops lawsuit over Austin's LGBT protections

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A conservative Christian group has dropped its lawsuit attempting to overturn Austin's anti-discrimination ordinance that extends employment protection to sexual orientation and gender identity.  The U.S. More...

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LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BULLDOGS AND LADY BULLDOGS TRACK TEAMS participated at the district meet held on April 1-3, 2019 at Santa Rosa ISD. The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs secured District Champions for the fifth year in a row. More...

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LYFORD HIGH SCHOOL POWERLIFTING ALUMNIS MARCOS CHAVEZ AND JOHN MENDEZ have qualified to compete in the 2019 Collegiate National Powerlifting Championships in Columbus, Ohio. More...

SMALL CHILDREN HOLDING STUFFED TEDDY BEARS tugged at the heartstrings of people gathered at Thursday’s Victims of Abuse and Family Violence Expo as they listened to speakers tell of the growing problem of child abuse in Texas.   More...

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COUNSELOR MARTHA MARTINEZ speaks on the subject of child abuse at the Thursday Victims of Abuse and Family Violence Expo in Raymondville.   More...

Female judges in Corpus Christi area make legal strides

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Dori Contreras was living in Houston and working as an accountant when she decided to make a life change and go to law school.  More...

Officials: Body armor saved Texas deputy shot multiple times

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A West Texas sheriff's deputy was critically wounded Friday after being shot multiple times during a traffic stop, but authorities credited the body armor with saving his life.  More...

RHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting

There will be a Raymondville Athletic Booster Club meeting on Monday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. in the New Gym, Room 102G, One Bearkat Blvd., Raymondville, TX.   More...

Pence says on Texas visit Venezuelan president ‘must go’

HOUSTON (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence said Friday during a visit to Texas that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro “must go” because of the “suffering he has brought” to the people of that country.  More...

Undocumented alien sentenced for illegally re-entering the U.S....again

BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A 38-year-old undocumented alien from Mexico is headed to federal prison following his conviction of illegal re-entry into the country after a previous deportation, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. More...

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CRYSTAL REYNA, LEFT, JUDGE FELICITA GUTIERREZ AND BELINDA VILLARREAL were at the Victims of Abuse and Family Violence Expo to explain how the Raymondville Municipal Court functions.   More...

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DISTRICT GOLF- The Lasara High School Boys and Girls Varsity Golf Teams captured the 32- AA team championships at Los Lagos Golf Course last week. The teams are under the direction of Head Coach Anissa Cortinas-Rocha and Assistant Coach Mike Carlos. More...

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2019 LADY LIONS DISTRICT TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONS- The Lasara High School Lady Lions captured the 32-AA Track and Field District championship on Wednesday in La Villa. The Lady Lions are under the direction of Head Coach Isaac Guajardo. More...

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LYFORD CISD welcomed the Class of 2033 at the Pre-K Registration held April 3-4, 2019 at the Lyford CISD Staff Development Center.   More...

A wealth of giving born of grief

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) - Little Ellie Blaine began feeling sick soon after her second birthday, January 26, 2013.  ``We thought it was just a stomach bug,'' said her mother, Carly Blaine, in an interview last week. More...

Federal legalization of hemp creates quandary for U. S. police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid.  More...

Pence touts proposed U. S. -Mexico- Canada trade deal in Indiana

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A GROUP OF PARTICIPANTS in the April 2 Autism Awareness Family Picnic and Walk take time out at Lyford High School. The free event included food and games. More...

City leaders seek to form splash pad committee

With temperatures climbing into the 90s this week, Raymondville city officials are forming a committee to consider a design for a splash pad to be located next to the city swimming pool.  There is enough land around the existing pool and shower More...

Texas House OKs school finance bill, but tax fight may loom

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Republican-led Texas House has approved a bipartisan school finance bill that would pour $9 billion into the state's public education system _ lawmakers' latest attempt to revamp a funding structure the state Supreme Court ha More...

San Antonio police: two children hurt in drive-by shooting

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Police say two sleeping children were shot and wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting at a home in San Antonio.  Police Chief William McManus says the girls were asleep in the front room of the house when they were shot shor More...

LONG AGO

LONG AGO - Shown, from left to right, James Strawn Ralph Cisneros, Calvin Huff-Mayor, Estolio Gonzalez.   More...

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