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Dle Gas to the McAllen Holiday Parade

HARLINGEN - McAllen Holiday Parade organizers will have some special announcements to help get everyone ready for a star-studded event on Friday, Nov. 17 at 11:00 a.m. Bert Ogden & Fiesta Dealerships, the exclusive automotive sponsor for the McAllen Holiday Parade, will give residents in the Rio Gra

KRGV - 2017-11-17 01:11:00

McAllen Librarian Honored Among Top in the World

MCALLEN - A Rio Grande Valley public library director has a chapter dedicated to her in a new book honoring librarians all over the world. Kate Horan is the director at the McAllen Public Library. The book, "World's Leading National, Public, Monastery and Royal Library Directors," was launched befor

KRGV - 2017-11-17 04:18:00

World Renowned Budweiser Clydesdales To Appear At Mcallen Holiday Parade

MCALLEN - The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales, the symbol of quality and traditions for Anheuser-Busch since 1933, are scheduled to make several appearances in the Rio Grande Valley beginning November 27th. The eight-horse hitch will be harnessed and hitched to the famous red beer wagon in Mcalle


Man Charged in Former Marine Murder Case

EDINBURG - A Raymondville man is facing charges in connection to the death of a former Marine. Authorities discovered the remains of Nora Villalobos in a canal near Delta Lake in May. Juan Manuel Tobias is charged with capital murder and aggravated kidnapping. He was formally indicted on Nov. 2. On

KRGV - 2017-11-18 02:02:00

Mumps Outbreak at Willacy Co. Jail

RAYMONDVILLE - There is another mumps outbreak at a Rio Grande Valley jail. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice told CHANNEL 5 NEWS one offender at the state facility in Willacy County is confirmed to have the disease. The 47 other offenders in the dormitory, where the inmate was housed, are no

KRGV - 2017-11-18 02:11:00

Counting blessings: Young cancer survivors, families come together to give thanks

McALLEN - Child cancer survivors and their families enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal during the Eighth Annual Celebrating Life and Giving Thanks Dinner at the Boys & Girls Club of McAllen. Approximately 100 families enjoyed the dinner on Thursday evening that was provided by Rudy's Country Store a

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-11-18 02:27:00

Locals Note Rock Chipped Windshields Common in RGV

MCALLEN - If you drive in the Rio Grande Valley, you're probably familiar with rock chipped windows. "It's that rock when you hear that crack and then you're just praying it doesn't spread all over," explained Antonio Serena. Serena was getting a crack in his less than one-week-old windshield filled

KRGV - 2017-11-18 01:59:00

EDITORIAL: It's time to nominate 2017 RGV Citizen of the Year

In 2016, Robert C. Vackar gave the largest gift to any educational institution in the history of the Rio Grande Valley, when he donated $15 million to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He not only helped thousands of future students and secured the success of this new institution, but he al

MCALLEN MONITOR - 2017-11-17 20:17:00

King George offers finders fee for school bus drivers

The King George County school system is looking for bus drivers and officials are hoping that offering up to $700 in both a finder's fee and an incentive for the new employee will help fill the need. The School Board approved the bus driver referral incentive program at its meeting Monday night afte

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-11-18 02:00:00

City Better Think About That $100M High School

I wanted to add a little something to the controversy over the new high school for the residents of the city to think about. My dad, now deceased, moved to a little farm community in New Jersey, which grew, as all communities do. Through the years, they started building one very expensive school aft


Ravens Roost, Seasoned Mariner support Santa's Helpers

Ravens Roost member Stan Morrow (left) and president Jack Stuprich (right), along with Seasoned Mariner owner Steve Goff (second from left), presented a check for $500 to Dawn Frazier, founder of Santa's Helpers, at the Seasoned Mariner on Nov. 15. Ravens Roost member Stan Morrow (left) and presiden

DUNDALK EAGLE - 2017-11-16 21:54:00

Working out of the library, Maryland Legal Aid helps people grapple with issues only a lawyer can fix

Tyrone Burns was out of work and desperate when he saw the post on social media. Maryland Legal Aid was offering free legal help at the Pennsylvania Avenue branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. The nonprofit's lawyers could help him clear his record of old criminal charges. It sounded too good to

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-11-16 12:05:00

Avocado Rat Is Pizza Rat's Hipster Cousin

A rat scurrying across a subway track in Brooklyn with half an avocado in its mouth has been deemed "Avocado Rat." Brooklyn-living, health conscious, trendy avocado-toting Avocado Rat is clearly the hipster cousin to Manhattan's greasy East Village-dwelling Pizza Rat. Avocado Rat was spotted at the


Welcome to the dollhouse: Discover 'Murder Is Her Hobby' at the Renwick Gallery

The 20th-century artist Francis Bacon said that the job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. A unique exhibit at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum seems to say just the opposite in offering a way for art to solve mysteries. "Murder Is Her Hobby: Frances Glessner Le


Judge dismisses three charges in appeal trial of drunk driver

Leonardtown, MD- A Mechanicsville man who was found guilty in District Court of hitting a St. Mary's County Sheriff's deputy with his car had three of the four charges against him dismissed during his appeal trial in Circuit Court. In May, Michael Austin Mattingly, 22, was sentenced to three years

BAY NET - 2017-11-16 10:33:18

Charity takes center stage at Sing for a Cause event in Maple Lawn

Looney's Pub felt a bit more like the set of "American Idol" Thursday night as locals took the stage to belt out their favorite tunes in support of the local charity Casey Cares. Hosted by Columbia native turned Hollywood actor Josh Kelly, with friend and fellow Atholton High School graduate Brent C

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-11-17 17:00:00

Investigation by Rome police leads to drug bust

ROME - A narcotics investigation led police to an arrest of two Rome residents. Michele L. Mietlinski, 44, and Leonardo A. Padilla, 44, were arrested Thursday in connection with the drug investigation. Rome police executed a search warrant at 126 River St. where they found a quantity of heroin,

WKTV - 2017-11-17 07:37:00

Rome Fire Dept. to hold info session on exam

The fire department will host an informational session in preparation for the upcoming Civil Service firefighter exam, department officials have announced. The informational session will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Central Fire Station, 158 Black River Blvd., the announcement adde

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-18 00:00:00

Utica Coffee Roasting delivers turkeys to Utica, Rome rescue missions

Baristas usually serve coffee, but on Thursday, Utica Coffee Roasting baristas delivered turkeys to the Utica Rescue Mission to make sure everyone - regardless of their own ability to provide a Thanksgiving meal - could enjoy one. One of the Utica Coffee workers saw a news story about the local n

WKTV - 2017-11-17 18:18:00

Rome spruce heads to Albany for holiday season

The City of Rome will be represented in the state capitol during the Christmas and New Year's seasons in the form of a 40-foot blue spruce. Its presence at the state capitol building will also reflect the largess of late Rome resident Joseph Yozzo On Monday, a work crew will remove the tree from Yoz