Marshall FFA members place at area contest
The Marshall FFA Career Development Teams competed this year for a chance at advancing to the State contests.
Hallsville Junior High math, science team places at state
The Hallsville Junior High School Bobcat Math Science Team competed at the Texas Math Science Coaches Association State Championship in San Antonio on April 5 and placed 7th overall out of more than 5
Hallsville Junior High takes third consecutive UIL District Academic Championship
More than 100 students represented Hallsville Junior High School in the District 14-4A Academic Meet on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Police dog demonstration
Millions in Medicare
Several physicians in Laredo received more than $1 million each in Medicare payouts in 2012, according to data released this month by a federal agency.
Local affordable housing situation called a ‘crisis’
Dr. Henry Carranza, commissioner and vice chair at the Laredo Housing Authority, calls the current situation with affordable housing a “crisis.”
Justice of the Peace attends seminar
Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace Judge Clarice Watkins recently completed the 20-hour Justice of the Peace Stage II Seminar held March 23-26 in San Antonio.
Quilt show to raise scholarship funds
news-journal.com / Sun, 20 Apr 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The Zonta Club will hold a reception 7 p.m. Thursday at the Longview Community Center to present a quilt that honors area women.
TAMIU debaters win
For now, it’s a small group comprised of only seven students but the Texas A&M International University Forensics Forum debate team packs a punch that’s second to none.
Civil War re-enactment set in Jefferson May 2-4
JEFFERSON — Civil War re-enactors representing both Federal and Confederate forces descend upon Jefferson May 2-4, turning the historic 19th-century riverfront into equal parts campground and living h
Man arrested in cocaine case
A man cited cartel threats when U.S. Border Patrol agents busted him with cocaine worth nearly $174,000 at the federal checkpoint on Interstate 35, according to court records filed Monday.
Collins Academy sets camp days
The Collins Academy will hold Project Wild Day Camp on June 16-18 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Mugshots: Spring break antics land 30 in jail on Bolivar Peninsula
mysanantonio.com / Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:55:14 UT
Spring break crowds on Bolivar Peninsula were not as large this year, but that didn't keep the jail cells empty, with alcohol- and drug-related crimes topping a list of offences.
Rio Grande Valley