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Lucio Bill to Promote Space Flight in Cameron County Passes out of Senate Committee

Lucio Bill to Promote Space Flight in Cameron County Passes out of Senate Committee

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AUSTIN – Today, Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville) announces Senate committee passage of a bill intended to promote space flight in Cameron County. Senate Bill 1574, which ensures the public’s right to beach access, while also providing a way to protect public safety during commercial space launches, passed out of…

Texas School Breakfast: Fighting Hunger and Improving Academics

Texas School Breakfast: Fighting Hunger and Improving Academics

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But No Morning Meals for Hundreds of Thousands by John Michaelson (TNS) AUSTIN, Texas – The number of Texans who have trouble feeding their families has been growing for years, and the issue takes center stage today at the State Capitol. This is the second biennial Texas Food Policy Day.…

San Saba is Among America’s “Most Endangered” Rivers

San Saba is Among America’s “Most Endangered” Rivers

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by John Michaelson The 2013 list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers is out – and the San Saba River in Texas is on it. The report from the group American Rivers cites excessive water withdrawals by landowners and irrigators. That has a negative impact on agriculture and the ecosystem, said…

Now Hear This! Understanding a Device That Changes Lives

Now Hear This! Understanding a Device That Changes Lives

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At first, the little sounds like keys rattling on a key chain and the crackling of a sheet of crisp paper gradually disappear. Next, you notice the increasing difficulty of joining a conversation or hearing your favorite TV program. Then, someone says knowingly: “I think you need a hearing aid.”…

Lion Soccer All-District Selections

Lion Soccer All-District Selections

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Most Valuable Offensive Player Adan Nava (Senior) Most Valuable Defensive Player Julio Gomez (Senior) Newcomer of the Year Joel Nava (Freshman) First Team All District Forward Alan Ayala (Junior) Midfielder Armando Gonzalez (Senior) Defenders Andres Galarza (Junior) Second Team All District Forward Eli Alegria (Sophomore) Midfielders Nathan Avila (Senior) Defenders…

Quintana Shines at Regional Golf

Quintana Shines at Regional Golf

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Celica Quintana’s first year as a member of the Lionette golf team has been a memorable one. She started her season by winning the Lyford Invitational, followed by a close 2nd place showing in the Falfurias Invitational. At last week’s district 32-3A meet she came in as the 2nd medalist…

Rio Grande Valley Suffers While Mexico Withholds Water

Rio Grande Valley Suffers While Mexico Withholds Water

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Commissioner Staples, Commissioner Rubinstein warn of devastating impact of federal government’s failure to act AUSTIN – Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Commissioner Carlos Rubinstein today urged the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) and the U.S. State Department to compel Mexico to deliver Rio Grande…

Fun With Etiquette: Etiquette for Students

Fun With Etiquette: Etiquette for Students

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, I am a teacher at a local school and would like to hear you tell parents how important manners are, especially the simple “please” and “thank you.” I can’t emphasize the importance enough at my school. From, A Teacher Dear Teacher, Zig Ziglar said it best in…

Gladys Porter Zoo Mourns Sudden Death of Moja, Male Silverback Gorilla

Gladys Porter Zoo Mourns Sudden Death of Moja, Male Silverback Gorilla

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The Gladys Porter Zoo family mourns the sudden death of Moja, the Zoo’s 29-year-old silverback male Western lowland gorilla. A gorilla keeper was stunned after Moja’s sudden collapse in his behind-the-scenes quarters shortly after 10 a.m. Monday, April 15. Minutes before his death, Moja was seen playfully pounding his chest…

La Feria Sidewalk Project Underway

La Feria Sidewalk Project Underway

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“Safe Routes to School for our Children” Have you noticed the hard-working, construction crews around town of late? They are rushing to complete three miles of fresh, new sidewalks before the start of La Feria schools in September. The contractor has until later in the year to complete the project…