Monday Aug 4
Border Patrol Agent Gunned Down in Texas
Preliminary information points to the agent being off-duty and fishing with his relatives at an area near Lyford Texas, Sunday evening, Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora said.
Farmers scuffle through record South Texas drought
Normally the flat fields surrounding this small farming community display neat rows of cotton running to the horizon and grain sorghum with heavy seed heads waving in the breeze.
Texas arrest of suspect in Nashville homicide
Police in Nashville say Texas state troopers and deputy U.S. marshals have arrested a homicide suspect in Lyford, Texas.
Texas Begs for Mexican Water
Local officials are hopeful that a plea by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Commissioner Carlos Rubenstein to the International Boundary and Water Commission and State Department to press Mexico for water will not fall on deaf ears south of the Rio Grande.