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Mississippi murder defendant arrested in Texas
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:28:03 -0700

Krystal Kersey is held in Rio Grande City in Starr County awaiting extradition to Mississippi after her arrest following a traffic stop Friday. The Jackson County District Attorney's office says she had so far made all of her scheduled court appearances.

Texas Crop Report
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:15:14 -0700

Central: Most counties reported soil moisture, rangeland and pastures, as fair. Overall, most crops were in good condition, as were livestock. The region received good rains during the weekend, along with cooler weather, which will slow or stop Bermuda grass growth even with the good soil moisture.

Voters turn out for “hot races” as registration is significantly higher
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:22:09 -0700

Today marks the first day of early voting across Texas.

Starr County Tax Office temporarily shut down amid two investigations
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:37:08 -0700

Authorities temporarily shut down the Starr County Tax Office amid two separate criminal investigations.

Jackson Co. murder suspect arrested in TX near the Mexican border
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 19:16:10 -0700

A woman who is scheduled to go on trial for murder in Jackson County on Monday is sitting in a Texas jail.

Texas crop, weather for Oct. 21, 2014
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:45:25 -0700

El Niño development stalled out, but cool, wet winter still predicted Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Though this year’s El Niño is now predicted to be a weak one, it still spells more a chance of a wet, cool winter for most of Texas rather than a dry one, according to the […]

8-liners legalized in Starr County
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:22:19 -0700

"It is illegal to gamble in the state of Texas and we stand behind that law," Starr County Judge Eloy Vera said.

Metabolic genetics research paves way to treating diabetes, obesity
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:38:35 -0700

Breaking down complex conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes and obesity into the specific metabolic proteins and processes that underlie them offers a new approach to studying the genetics of these diseases and how they are interrelated, according to research.

Argument ends with man being shot on Starr County ranch
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:38:18 -0700

Authorities are investigating an argument that ended with a man getting shot on a ranch north of Rio Grande City.

Metabolic genetics research paves way to treating diabetes and obesity
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:00:03 -0700

Breaking down complex conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and obesity into the specific metabolic proteins and processes that underlie them offers a new approach to studying the genetics of these diseases and how they are interrelated, according to research presented today at the American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting in San Diego.