Friday May 17
County water concerns not over
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Figueroa returns to S. Antonio to fight Arakawa
Lightweight Omar Figueroa, coming off the most significant win of his career in front of a throng of adoring fans in San Antonio, will return to the city to face Japan's Nihito Arakawa for a vacant interim title on July 27, Golden Boy promoter Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com on Monday night.
Texas News Minute
A jury has sentenced Bartholomew Granger of Houston to death for fatally shooting a woman outside a Beaumont courthouse last year.
Despite rain, South Texas crop losses could hit $100 million
Despite drenching rains April 28, drought-stricken row crops growers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley may be in for another disastrous year, possibly doubling their $50 million drought losses of 2006, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts in Weslaco.
School District Considers $1 Million Scoreboard
The Associated Press May 6, 2013 Weslaco, Texas- A South Texas town of 36,000 is considering spending $1 million for what it hopes would be the largest high school stadium scoreboard screen in Texas and possibly the country.
Local doctor's father passes away
Alejandro Lopez Sr., 92, went to be with the Lord on May 1, 2013 at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco, Texas.
Southwest Farm Press
Water Crisis: Historic crop losses possible in the Texas Rio Grande Valley
In spite of significant but short-lived rain in late April, an escalating water shortage in Deep South Texas has most farmers comparing this early crop year to 2006 crop when the Lower Rio Grande Valley region suffered an estimated $50 million dollars in crop losses.
Senior Spotlight: Local man 'Occi' is big fan of local sports
Octavio Alvarado is well-known among local sports fans and student athletes, but not by his given name.
Figueroa joins July 27 tripleheader in Texas
The tripleheader Golden Boy Promotions is planning for July featuring welterweights Andre Berto and Keith Thurman in separate bouts got a date, a venue and a third featured fighter Tuesday.